Halloween Events In Irvine!

Halloween’s coming! Celebrate at these great Irvine events. Halloween is just around the corner! How are you and your kids planning to celebrate? If you’re on the hunt for things to do to make the most of the upcoming holiday, there are a few events in Irvine you definitely won’t want to miss. Boot Hill:… Read More ›

Staging Your Home for the Fall

Take advantage of the fall season when staging your home! Although it took a while for fall to get started here in Southern California, we’ve all been forcing it to come early for weeks with seasonal décor and pumpkin-flavored everything! Clearly, even in our area where we don’t experience a significant change in seasons, we… Read More ›

Looking for a Great Neighborhood at Great Park?

Kids growing up in Great Park neighborhoods have the good fortune of attending Irvine’s top-ranked public schools and can enjoy nature at it’s finest. Closest to Orange County Great Park is Beacon Park Neighborhood and Pavilion Park Neighborhood. These two neighborhoods have easy access to the 5 Freeway, the Irvine Transportation Center, excellent schools, and… Read More ›

Is Renting Less Affordable?

It has recently been released that paying rent takes up more income than ever in most major metro areas, while paying for a mortgage is still affordable. Rental affordability worsened over the last year, while mortgage affordability stayed essentially the same. Those who rent in the U.S. can expect to put 30.2 percent of their… Read More ›

Get to Know Your Neighbors with These Tips

Whether you are a social butterfly or a homebody, getting friendly with folks next door will make your new house feel like home. These five tips will ease the process of making connections and settling into your new community in no time. Introduction To work your way up to a face-to-face introduction, start by giving… Read More ›

Solar Decathlon in Great Parks!

Visit the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015 from 11am – 7pm on October 8th to the 11th and October 15th to the 18th. The event will be held in Orange County Great Park and admission will be free for all! Nearly 800 students from around the world will provide public tours of their fully functioning solar… Read More ›

Selling a Home in a Seller’s Market

Just because it is the seller’s market high season, does not mean that your house will sell itself. Properties do tend to move quicker in the spring and summer months, but it is important to keep these issues in mind to make sure that you can bring forward closing day. Price to Sell-If you overprice… Read More ›

10 Ways to Get Your Home Ready To Sell

Every house seller wants to sell their home as fast as they can and at the highest price possible. Unfortunately, this is not accomplished by sheer luck, but instead by professional counseling, planning, and a bit of your own time!  Here’s how to create the best version of your home that appears irresistible for home… Read More ›

Top Activities for Labor Day Family Fun

Enjoy Labor Day with these ideas for some fun with the whole family: Hiking You can plan this to be low-key, or action-packed, depending on how your family is feeling. You can relax through the hiking trails and wooden areas, enjoying a packed lunch picnic. Explore a nearby park or nature reserve while connecting with your… Read More ›

A Big Thanks to Our Firefighters

It was once said by Kurt Vonnegut, “I can think of no more stirring symbol of man’s humanity to man than a fire engine.” This quote has become evidently true in California over the recent years. Dozens of wildfires have burned thousands of acres and caused the evacuation of entire communities. California has been in a drought… Read More ›