Interior design is somewhat similar to cooking in the sense that many people feel they can accomplish it on their own. This is a correct assumption insofar as serving personal needs, but there may come a time when homeowners should think about retaining the services of a professional. The decision will still be very personal,… Read More
Despite economic signals that suggest an overall cooling of the American housing market in 2019, the situation in Irvine remains very similar to what was experienced the previous year: steady appreciation of real estate values and healthy demand. International buyers and home flippers are gradually receding from Irvine, thus paving the way for first-time home… Read More
If you’re planning on house hunting, one of the first things you need to do is get preapproved for a home loan. Many people skip this step, but it can be very beneficial. Getting preapproved is a fairly simple process that involves some paperwork and basic discussions with home lenders, and it could end up… Read More
The housing market outlook for Irvine and Southern California in 2019 suggests favorable conditions will start shifting from sellers to buyers as property values stabilize. The most recent S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index shows that external factors such as higher mortgage interest rates will result in an overall improvement in home affordability. Prospective home… Read More
The housing market was one of the strongest highlights of the United States economy in 2018. Even though some of the hottest markets showed signs of cooling off during the final quarter of the year, conditions still favor people with homes for sale in Irvine. For 2019, real estate analysts and economists are urging homeowners… Read More
A townhome can be a convenient way to enjoy living in a popular neighborhood, but townhome living isn’t for everyone. You may need to do a little research to make sure a townhome is right for you. Before you decide to purchase a townhome, remember to ask yourself the following eight questions. 1. Do I… Read More
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