Irvine, CA Real Estate News

By Mahesh Mike Patel, Call Me And Consider It Done!
(First Team Real Estate)
Quail Hill Irvine CA Condominium for Sale  Detached! Beautiful  Quail Hill detached condominium for sale.  This end unit is a detached unit with its own private patio/yard with hardscape, water features fruit tress and privacy. It is in move in condition with granite counter tops in the kitchen and bathrooms as well. Features also include 3 bedrooms plus a downstairs loft.  The entry way leads to a good size living room and dining area. It also features a 2 car attached garage with custom Elfa shelvings. This 3 bedroom plus loft with 2.50 baths and 2 car attached garage is Value range Priced from $695876-$735876. 52 reunion  Irvine CA 92603         The Quail Hill community of Irvine Ca features 3  swimming pool, tennis courts, play area, a tot lot, fitness center and basketball courts. ...
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By Tim Storm, Orange County FHA and VA Home Loan Specialist
(Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation)
  The FHA loan program is a great way to buy a home in Orange County, CA. FHA allows for a low down payment and fairly flexible qualifying. However, it does come with a price. The Monthly Mortgage Insurance, which was fairly low a few years ago has nearly tripled in the past 24 months. The good news is that the housing market is staging a recovery which has pushed property values to levels that are now making it possible to refinance into a Conventional loan and drop the mortgage insurance altogether. The best way to find out if a refinance into a Conventional loan makes sense is to contact a loan officer.  A good loan officer will check the latest sales comparables for your neighborhood and prepare loan scenarios and a Side by Side Analysis. Refinance into a VA Loan Another option for ...
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By Ann Urias, Your Real Estate Concierge
(Aston Group - Orange County Real Estate)
PAVILLION PARK IN IRVINEGrand Opening coming soon!Purchase any new construction home in any of the Pavillion Park communities of Irvine and receive 5k towards your closing costs at close of escrow!!!Broker is offering this incentive not Pavillion Park Builders. Please contact Ann to be added to the priority list ASAP, they are filling up fast.Restrictions apply please contact Ann Urias at 714-588-7676 for detailsSearch Irvine homes for sale at http://www.annurias.com/ASTON groupLIC 01451803
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By Ann Urias, Your Real Estate Concierge
(Aston Group - Orange County Real Estate)
Cypress Village in Irvine CAPurchase any new construction home in The Cypress Village community of Irvine and receive 5k towards your closing costs at close of escrow!!!Broker is offering this incentive not Cypress Village++++Restrictions apply please contact Ann Urias at 714-588-7676 for detailsSearch Irvine homes for sale at http://www.annurias.com/ASTON groupLIC 01451803
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By Jesse Madison, List For Less...Sell for More | 1% List Fee!
(One Point Plus Real Estate)
Learn about Buying a HUD Home at our next Quarterly Buyer Outreach Event. Buying a HUD Home Where: Chase Bank  Culver and Deerfield Branch 15275 Culver Dr. Irvine, CA 92604  PLEASE VISIT US! We will be at the bank speaking to attendees about HUD Home-buying opportunities! We offer "HUD Homebuyer Education" for buyers interested on puchasing HUD Homes. Please attend one of our workshops to learn how to buy a HUD-owned property in California. HUD Homebuyer Education presents an amazing opportunity for those looking to  SAVE MONEY when buying a home in Southern California.  Below are just few of the benefits of buying a HUD home: Appraisals are completed on HUD homes before they are listed for sale.  Often times, the homes are listed for sale at or below the appraised value! If you utilize...
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By Harrison K. Long, REALTOR , GRI, Broker associate, Attorney
(HomeSmart, Evergreen Realty)
Irvine CA home selling prices and values have been up on average of 11 percent per year for the past 13 years since 2000.  The average Irvine CA home selling price for June 2013 was $770,266 - according to CRMLS multiple listing service, which is used by Realtors, brokers and real estate professionals. Irvine's market during June 2013 was dominated by the 228 standard equity sales - with only one sold REO and 12 sold short sales - for a total of 241 sales. 252 Irvine homes sold last year same time during June 2012 - so number of sales was down 4.5 percent this year. Irvine home sold price was up average of 16.5 percent this June 2013 as compared with June 2012 - when average sold price was $661,056.  Irvine's home selling market 13 years ago during June 2000 was healthy when 248 homes w...
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By Debbie Sagorin, Marketing Irvine to the Highest Level
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
Did you hear about the house that was destroyed by a fire this week in Woodbridge?Thank goodness the parents & kids got out safely, and the OC firefighters rescued their black lab and gave it oxygen. The fire dept estimated damage to the house at $750,000, and the loss of contents was estimated at $150,000.Apparently a multi-plug electrical adapter malfunctioned and this caused the  fire. Now I'm no expert in fires, but I guess this could happen to anyone.Here's a stupid question to all homeowners out there: Do you have insurance to cover your house & belongings? What about you renters? Your landlord will have, (or should have), already taken out a policy to cover the house, but it's unlikely that your personal property will be covered in this policy.Insurance is pretty inexpensive, esp...
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By Harrison K. Long, REALTOR , GRI, Broker associate, Attorney
(HomeSmart, Evergreen Realty)
Meet the Builders event at OC Great Park Irvine neighborhoods drew about 2,000 visitors on July 27, 2013, who wanted information and see some of the area where homes will be built. New home builders for first phase of 726 new homes be sold at Orange County Great Park Irvine were introduced to the public on July 27, 2013, and lots of people showed up to see amazing trees, talked with the builders and checked out general location of the new homes to be built.    OC Great Park neighborhoods - developed by Five Point Communities - plans a mix of architectural styles for building with classic and American Heritage - with range of size from about 1,750 to 4,200 square feet interior space. K.Hovnanian Homes - its "Harmony" collection Lennar - its Beachwood, Roundtree and Rosemist collections. ...
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By Ann Urias, Your Real Estate Concierge
(Aston Group - Orange County Real Estate)
 ADDRESS 22196 CAMINITO ZARAGOZA LAGUNA HILLS 3 BED ROOM 2.5 BATH 1 CARPORT 1 ATTACHED GARAGE 1500 SQ FT NICE SIZE PATIO NICE BALCONY NEW PAINT, NEW FLOORS AND MORE!! 2400 RENT 2400 DEPOSIT OAC ONLY DOGS UNDER 10LBS OK MOVE IN AUG 10th 2013 or after PICS COMING SOON PROPERTY IS BEING RENOVATED
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By Ann Urias, Your Real Estate Concierge
(Aston Group - Orange County Real Estate)
IRVINE SHORT SALE REALTOR OFFERS CASHSee if You Qualify for a Irvine Short Sale Is your Irvine home upside down? (Your Irvine home is worth less than what you may owe on it.) Do you have a hardship? (Things have happened where you find yourself struggling to make your mortgage payment or can't make it at all Divorce? Need to Postpone a trustee sale? Have you missed any mortgage payments? Do you need to relocate? Have you been denied for a loan modification? DID YOU ANSWER YES TO ANY OF THESE QUESTIONS THEN You may qualify for up to 30k in relocation assistance. If you do not qualify for any cash assistance Ask Ann about the Guaranteed Cash program!  Orange County Short sale services are free to the short sale sellers !!!! Call to see if you qualify!!! (714) 588-7676 Ann or http://www.an...
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By Harrison K. Long, REALTOR , GRI, Broker associate, Attorney
(HomeSmart, Evergreen Realty)
Irvine CA real estate had 190 homes listed for sale at of March 10, 2013 - (see March 10 article at Irvine CA Home Selling and Real Estate Trends).  After not having enough homes listed to satisfy buyers for the past year, Irvine real estate now turns toward balance and has 497 homes listed for sale as of today - July 13, 2013.   So Irvine CA has seen a home listing numbers jump by 317 homes - an increase of 176 percent for the 4 months from March 10 to July 13, 2013.    Lots of Irvine home owners have seen selling prices surging during this same four months and want to take advantage of their best time for home selling.        Northwood Irvine homes for sale listings - click here   Turtle Rock Irvine homes for sale listings - click here   Woodbridge Irvine homes for sale listings - cli...
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By Fred Sed, Your Southern Cali Realtor, Why? Because Fred Se
(Fred Sed Group ~ Your Premier Southern California Realtors)
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Homes Close to Where You Work Irvine Rentals Newport Beach Rentals Costa Mesa Rentals Avoid Foreclosure Search All Homes For Sale   Fred Sed Realty One 949-272-0125 Questions?Schedule a Showing!   Licensed In:CA License #:01423187 Information valid for the date of this posting only. Please contact us for the most current information and status of this property. 64 Modesto #53 Irvine, CA Scan with your smartphone & take me with you. Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Virtual Tour Print Brochure       Stylish 2 Bed home for Rent in Northwood village of Irvine $ Click for current price 2 BEDROOMS 2 BATHROOMS (2 full) Live in wonderful Northpark in this stylish 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath town home. Featu...
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By Fred Sed, Your Southern Cali Realtor, Why? Because Fred Se
(Fred Sed Group ~ Your Premier Southern California Realtors)
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Lake Forest Homes for Sale Newport Beach Homes for Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work What is Your Home Worth?   Fred Sed Realty One 949-272-0125 Questions?Schedule a Showing!   Licensed In:CA License #:01423187 Information valid for the date of this posting only. Please contact us for the most current information and status of this property. 36 Windjammer #16 Irvine, CA Scan with your smartphone & take me with you. Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Virtual Tour Print Brochure       ***Great Starter Home in The PRIME neighborhood of Woodbridge**** $ Click for current price 2 BEDROOMS 2 BATHROOMS (2 full) 917 Square Feet Excellent condition upper end unit condo. Features a private deck, all white kitchen with corian style...
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By Harrison K. Long, REALTOR , GRI, Broker associate, Attorney
(HomeSmart, Evergreen Realty)
  Turtle Rock is one of the most in-demand areas at Irvine and Orange County CA for home buying. Turtle Rock homes and real estate update for first six months of 2013  59 Turtle Rock area homes have sold so far this year - from January 1 to June 30, 2013. Inventory of homes for sale at Turtle Rock has been very low so far this year, and it's amazing that 59 homes sold during this time. These sales during first half of 2013 ranged from start two bedroom two bath condo sold at $500,000 - up to a large 5 bedroom estate home sold at $2,850,000. Average sold price for these Turtle Rock homes has been $1,039,720. Average interior size for these sold homes was 2,294 SF, so buyers paid $453 per SF interior on average for the homes. Same time last year during first six months of 2012, 62 Turtle ...
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By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
  Irvine Fireworks Show and Concert 29th Annual Concert on the Green and Firework Festival Thursday, July 4 The Irvine Police Association's 29th Annual Concert on the Greenand Firework Festival will be taking place on Thursday July 4th 2013 at the Irvine High Stadium. Please check for updates on the events details as we continue to work on this event.   INFORMATION: 949 724-0488
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By Elite Home Sales Team, A Tenacious and Skilled Real Estate Team
(Elite Home Sales Team OC)
One More In Escrow 160 Oval Dr. Walnut Square Tract in Irvine Sold    Comdo in Walnut Square is in contract after multiple offers and for more money than the list price.  Some of our competition talk about the ability to be successful sell homes, we not only sell them we get high prices on each one.  This is just another example of success with our process.  Yes, it is a process to successfully and continuously compete and win.  Call us if you are thinking of selling your home or condo our techniques work.
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By Debbie Sagorin, Marketing Irvine to the Highest Level
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
The number of active listings in Woodbridge DOUBLED in the last 30 days! Right now, there are 50 Woodbridge homes listed for sale, and 307 properties for sale elsewhere in Irvine. While we certainly are still in a seller’s market, it is not as extreme as it was a few weeks ago. Among those active listings are my listings at 11 Snowapple, ($650K), 6 Racing Wind, ($865K), and 14 Shooting Star, ($999K).      See more photos & details at www.WoodbridgeHomeSales.com I'll be listing a single-story 2 bedroom home, (with den), in the Woodbridge Seasons tract, later this evening. The prices of Woodbridge homes for sale right now, range from $249,900 for a 1 bedroom 908 square foot attached condo at 25 Greenmoor, (standard sale), to $1,999,900 for a 4 bedroom 2,669 square foot detached condo at 1...
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By Fred Sed, Your Southern Cali Realtor, Why? Because Fred Se
(Fred Sed Group ~ Your Premier Southern California Realtors)
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Homes Close to Where You Work Irvine Rentals Costa Mesa Rentals Lake Forest Rentals Avoid Foreclosure FREE HUD Report: How to Buy   Fred Sed Realty One 949-272-0125 Questions?Schedule a Showing!   Licensed In:CA License #:01423187 Information valid for the date of this posting only. Please contact us for the most current information and status of this property. 26 Gillman ST Irvine, CA Scan with your smartphone & take me with you. Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Virtual Tour Print Brochure Just Listed     Welcome To This University Park Rental Home $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS 3 BATHROOMS (2 full, 1 half) 1661 Square Feet **HURRY, THIS ONE WON T LAST**Welcome to University Park and this Light, Bright, & Open single level Beauty! This ho...
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By Fred Sed, Your Southern Cali Realtor, Why? Because Fred Se
(Fred Sed Group ~ Your Premier Southern California Realtors)
Are you looking for the perfect Orange County home? If so, look no further than Cypress Village, right here in the heart of Irvine. This new home community features a brand new generation of homes built by the Irvine Company. What's great about living in Cypress Village? You can enjoy resort style living without leaving town since this new home development is just minutes away from Irvine shopping, some of the best schools in California and everything that we know and love about Orange County. Marigold The first housing tract to check out here at Cypress Village is Magnolia. Here you will find homes that range between 1,840 and 1,990 square feet. With all that space, these homes are nicely priced in the low $700,000's with all the amenities that the modern family could want. The Irvine...
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By Tim Storm, Orange County FHA and VA Home Loan Specialist
(Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation)
Who is responsible for paying the closing costs for the home buyer on a VA Loan in Orange County, CA? Many real estate agents and the Veterans who are buying the home assume the buyers costs need to be paid by the seller. Or that certain costs, such as the "non-allowables" need to be paid by the seller. This common misconception can make it tough to get an offer to purchase a home accepted if the listing agent assumes the their seller will be paying costs that they wouldn't need to pay with other offers.What are "Non-Allowable Costs"?"Non-Allowables" refer to certain closing costs that the Veteran, in certain situations, cannot pay. This would mean that either the seller, the real estate agents, or the lender (using a lender credit), need to pay them. Non-allowable costs include the esc...
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