First Time Homebuyers Affordability Act - SB 1116
Video from yesterday's hearing on SB 1116 - the First Time Homebuyers Affordability Act.
Poof! Where Have All the Houses Gone?
Steven Thomas talks about how the story of the disappearing lower end has been evolving. With housing continuing to appreciate, there are now fewer detached homes available below $750,000.
Commemorating 50 Years of the Fair Housing Act
Orange County REALTORS® Director Dorinda Francois - Real Estate helps us commemorate 50 Years of the Fair Housing Act. Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, a landmark legislation that promised to provide equal housing opportunities to all. https://realestateoc.org/50th-anniversary-fair-housing-act/
All About the Noise in the Housing Market
Steven Thomas reports about all of the noise in the Orange County Housing Market. He reminds REALTORS® that it will take some serious changes in order for the market to turn away from being a seller’s market.
2018 Orange County Real Estate Forecast
2018 Orange County Real Estate Forecast from Fadel Lawandy of Chapman University. A must watch, packed full of great information. Big thanks to the Irvine Improv Comedy Club for helping the Orange County REALTORS host a great Homeownership Matters Summit https://realestateoc.org/2018-orange-county-real-estate-forecast/
What Tax Reform Means for Homeownership
Tax Reform Legislation is currently working its way through Congress. Will the new reforms remove these deductions which make it possible for many in California to move up the economic ladder, and become homeowners? https://realdealoc.com/tax-reform-means-homeownership/
A Hot Housing Market During the Holidays
Here is the latest Orange County Housing Update for November. Some buyers expect the Holiday Market to be the best time of the year to purchase a home. This year it is frustrating to be a buyer and glorious to be a seller. https://realdealoc.com/unusually-hot-holiday-orange-county-real-estate-market/
Is Your Home Not Selling? It’s not just the price that matters
Steven Thomas from reportsonhousing.com is featured in this October 2017 video. Orange County Homes are staying on the market longer as the Autumn market is beginning. Usually the price is to blame but Steven offers up more reasons that could be slowing down the market. This video is presented in association with the Orange County REALTORS®. https://realdealoc.com/autumn-2017-real-estate-market-update/
FHA and VA Condo Project Approval Information
REALTOR(R) Lisa Dunn gives valuable information on FHA and VA Condo Project Approvals. This is an essential piece to affordable home ownership. https://realdealoc.com/fha-va-condo-project-approvals/
Rancho Santa Margarita Summer/Fall Real Estate Market Update
REALTOR(R) Lisa Dunn gives an update on the Rancho Santa Margarita real estate market. https://realdealoc.com/rancho-santa-margarita-summerfall-market-update