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What Were The Acutal Numbers?

The total number of sales for May (the last complete month available) is 3,491, up 113% from May of 2020. The median price was $895,000, up 19.3% (All numbers are year over year for May). Single family resale saw a...
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What Are The Actual Numbers?

The total number of sales for April (the last complete month available), was 3,920, up (7% from April 2020. (All numbers are for April year over year). That was to be expected as April 2020 was ground zero for the...
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Home Prices Jump $1 Every Two Minutes

So I read that home prices jump one dollar every two minutes in a local headline in a recent Sunday morning paper; and it’s true. In fact, more than a few states are experiencing hot real estate markets and sizzling...
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Bubble Trouble or Gradual Slowdown?

The consensus seems to be, shared by real estate economists, is the latter, gradual slowdown. Taylor Marr, of Redfin, concedes there are some signs of overheating, while Rick Palacios, from John Burns Real Estate Consulting, sees a “high risk, high...
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What Were The Actual Numbers?

The total number of homes sold for February, (the last complete month available), was 2,725, up 13% from 2/20 (all comparisons are for same month year over year). Single-family homes numbered 1,671, up 10.6%. Condo sales continued their growth with...
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Orange County Housing Market Sizzles

Doubles – doubles aren’t just for burgers anymore, the OC housing market is sizzling too and it’s pretty much all price ranges and housing types. There are only 36 out of 380 months, between 1988 and 2020 that qualify as...
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Being Competitive With Your Offer…

It isn’t always who has the highest offer, there are many other factors; your down payment position, contingency positions, loan approval, repair considerations, escrow length, contingent offers on another home being sold, rent back flexibility.  So how to navigate… Your...
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Is Our Current Market Sustainable…

That is a valid and reasonable question; at the beginning of the year, Jonathan Lasner reported we were a weak 1 on a scale of 1-5 (5 being highest), of a real estate bubble. Now, according to the Fitch report,...
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