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Check out events in the Inland Empire this August 2017 across Riverside and San Bernardino counties. Upcoming fun includes Palm Springs ComicCon and the Big Bear Renaissance Faire. For more things to do this summer in Southern California, take a look at our events in Los Angeles County and Orange County. 

Redlands Bowl’s Summer Music Festival

Now – August
Tuesdays & Fridays @ 8PM
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The Summer Music Festival is totally free and a cultural touchstone in the Inland area. Since its inception in 1924, the Bowl has been a special place in Redlands for families, friends, and music lovers of all ages and backgrounds to gather and enjoy superb performances.

Tuesday, August 1st: Redlands Symphony Orchestra: The Brandenburg Concertos

Sandi Clark and Debbie Miller—a mother/daughter duo who comprise one of South Orange County’s foremost real estate teams—are closing out the month of July with an impressive accomplishment, having represented the buyer of 25 Needle Grass in the luxurious gate-guarded community of Shady Canyon.

Listed for sale at just under $8 Million, this exquisite property is defined by stunning floor-to-ceiling glass doors that fuse its interior with its exterior, showcasing spellbinding views of the ocean and city lights. Replete with seven bedrooms, seven-and-one-half bathrooms, and a resort-style backyard with a sparkling pool and spa, this opulent home offers a living experience that’s truly one-of-a-kind. 

Since 1999, Sandi and Debi have been channeling

Summertime in LA rages on with tons of events in Los Angeles County this August 2017. Check out the latest movies in the park, free concerts, festivals, food events and more. Some highlights this month include BrunchCon, Rose & Bubbles Festival, and the LA Taco Festival.

Outdoor Movies

Grab your blanket, chairs and summer fun attitude; it’s time for some outdoor flicks. All summer long these places are playing your favorite movies under the stars.

 Street Food Cinema

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These Saturday night movie events include a live music, movie and food trucks.

August 5th: Deadpool @ LA State Historic Park
August 5th: E.T. @ Park Center, Griffith Park
August 5th: 8 Mile @ Exposition Park, Downtown
August 12th: Almost Famous @ Eagle

Events in Orange County this August 2017 include the second half of the OC Fair, more free concerts, movies on the beach, lobster festivals, food events and more. Find out what's going all month long so you can capitalize on the local summer fun!

OC Fair

Now – Sunday, August 13th
Open Wednesday – Sunday
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This is your last chance to visit the fair before it’s gone. Enjoy the carnival rides, games, exhibits, livestock, courtyard wine seminars, live music and entertainment and so much more all month long. Check out the list of performers at the Pacific Amphitheater with everyone from Kenny Loggins and Colbie Caillat, to Dashboard Confessional and The All-American Rejects. There will also be several events at the

Travis White, one of coastal Orange County’s most trusted luxury real estate experts, recently represented the buyer of 125 Kings Place in Newport Heights. Listed for sale at $5.495 Million, this exceptional property offers stunning architecture and design in addition to a coveted location, replete with incredible views.

Spanning five bedrooms and seven bathrooms, this opulent home showcases a chic, designer-perfect esthetic with upscale materials and finishes. Complete with a massive gourmet kitchen, a large wine cellar, an elevator, a scenic backyard area featuring meticulous landscaping and an infinity pool, plus a spacious rooftop deck and private guest quarters, it’s ideal for entertaining at any scale.

A longtime Newport Beach resident

 

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FIRST TEAM’S WEEKLY MORTGAGE WATCH (July 23rd, 2017) THIS WEEK HIGHLIGHTS THE FOLLOWING UPDATES:

  • Mortgage rates managed to find some room to slip back downward last week. 
  • With a light domestic economic calendar, markets looked overseas. 
  • Only a few weeks ago, the European Central Bank was making pronouncements about the potential of beginning to tighten its policy. With such limited inflationary pressures, the ECB changed its mind. 
  • Even with economic growth for years, inflation remains muted. This continues to give central banks plenty of time to ponder their next, major move.
  • The Fed meets next week amid a busy week of economic data. We’ll get our first look at the 2nd quarter’s GDP, and it’s

Every time a buyer visits an open house in Los Angeles County, a real estate agent gets their wings. Or something like that. We'll see you out and about this weekend!

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If you’re going shopping for a home this weekend, the smartest plan is to have an agent by your side. An agent can help you act fast when you find the perfect home, and answer all of your burning home buying questions. If you have questions before you head out or would like to team up with an agent, find a First Team agent online or reach out and we’ll match you with a top agent near you.

Email us at clientservices@firstteam.com

Call us at 888-870-1142

HOME BUYER TIP: Did energy efficient amenities make your homebuyer

Sure you've read about square footage online but have you seen it for yourself? Make you weekend count with open houses in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. It's time to get to know your local real estate better. 

RIVERSIDE COUNTY

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SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY

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If you have any questions about open houses, the real estate process, or your local market, just ask a real estate agent. It’s literally their job to help you find a house and some happiness at home. Search online for an agent near you or contact us and we’ll match you with an agent in your area.

Email us at clientservices@firstteam.com

Call us at 888-870-1142

HOME BUYER TIP: Sure the house

Summertime is in full swing, so don't forget to visit open houses in Orange County between your beach visits, OC fair afternoons, and movies in the park. After all, there's nothing more fun than finding your dream home.  

 Orange County

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Make the most of your home search this weekend by teaming up with a real estate agent. Search for an agent on our site or reach out and we’ll match you up with an agent today to be house hunting with you tomorrow.

Email us at clientservices@firstteam.com

Call us at 888-870-1142

HOME BUYER TIP: Have you been keeping an eye on interest rates? You should, because it's one of the 5 real estate summer trends every buyer should know. Hint, they're low and there

Even if you're not planning on selling your home anytime soon, it's always a good idea to consider the overall value of your home and what you can to do improve it. Doing a bit of work on your home won't just improve its value, but it will also help to make your entire neighborhood more desirable and may inspire your neighbors to take better care of their homes.

Luckily, there are a number of basic improvements and upgrades that you can do without having to dedicate a huge amount of money or time. In fact, by taking the following steps, you could potentially add thousands of dollars to the value of your property by the end of the summer.

Give Your Exterior an Update

Simple things like repainting your doors and trim can have a huge effect on the