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5 Mortgage Hoops You Will Need To Jump Through When Buying a House

5 Mortgage Hoops You Will Need To Jump Through When Buying a House

Getting a mortgage is a must for homebuyers unless you've got enough dough saved to buy in cash. That's why it's one of the first things you need to learn about when preparing to purchase a home. There are several hoops to jump through and hurdles to cross before a...

Top 10 Best Orange County Suburbs To Live In

Top 10 Best Orange County Suburbs To Live In

Pressed against the Pacific Ocean and brushing the foothills of the Santa Ana Mountains, Orange County is full of great locations for all types of lifestyles. To help you decide the best place for your Orange County life, we looked at Orange County’s suburbs and rated...

13 Tips For Buying Your First Home

13 Tips For Buying Your First Home

There are many reasons to buy your first home. You’re ready to put some roots down, you’re tired of throwing your money away on rent, or you want to make an investment that will benefit you through the years. Regardless of how you arrive at the need to buy, the first...

The Best Schools in Tustin Unified School District

The Best Schools in Tustin Unified School District

Interested in Tustin homes for sale? If you have kids you should be. According to Greatschools.org the best schools in Tustin Unified School District are: Peters Canyon Elementary School: 10/10 Arroyo Elementary School: 10/10 Tustin Memorial Elementary School : 10/10...

Short Sale | Why It Takes So Long To Buy

Short Sale | Why It Takes So Long To Buy

When home buyers look to buy a short sale they are either looking for a great deal on a home or because the home of their dreams happens to be listed as a short sale. If you are looking to buy a short sale then you have probably heard that it can be a long and often...

How To Buy A Foreclosure In 5 Steps

How To Buy A Foreclosure In 5 Steps

Home buyers interested in buying a foreclosure must prepare themselves for a difficult journey. Unlike traditional home buying, foreclosures are often fraught with issues the new homeowner must resolve. Even though you will be getting a deal on a home by buying a...

6 Signs Your Home Has Termites

6 Signs Your Home Has Termites

How do you know if you have termites? In Southern California, we have the perfect environment for termites. There are two types that are found in this area: drywood and subterranean termites. Drywood termites burrow into your walls and furniture, or anywhere above...

A Step-by-Step Guide to Homebuying

A Step-by-Step Guide to Homebuying

Are you a first time home buyer looking for some advice on how to get started? Check out this step-by-step guide to homebuying and find out what’s in store for you in the process. Buying a new home is fun and exciting but there are a lot of things to take care of...

4th of July Fun with Team Kids

4th of July Fun with Team Kids

We spent this Independence Day in Huntington Beach at the 4th of July Parade with our key charity partners, Team Kids. Strolling down PCH in the Team Kids 1963 Ford B500 school bus was a blast, flanked by 20 of our local agents. These guys are...