Is It The Right Time to Buy?

Many experts believe that right now is the right time to buy if you’re contemplating the purchase of a new home. There are a few major ways to assess a real estate market: inventory, interest rates and home prices. Estimating the stability of the housing market can be extremely difficult, but even you can get… Read More ›

The Six Most Common Mistakes People Make When Selling A Home

If you’re thinking about selling a home in Orange County, or anywhere else for that matter, talk to your realtor about how you can avoid the mistakes people make most often when they put their homes on the market. Below are just a few to get you started. 1. Don’t list your home at a… Read More ›

Healthy Snacks for Autumn

It’s that wonderful time of year again – autumn. The time we begin thinking about the holidays and all of the preparations that need to be done. Why not include some healthy snacks for this year’s fall festivities? Ask any Orange County realtor and they will tell you that providing healthy snacks for your open… Read More ›

Fall Is Time to Prepare for the Cozy Stay at Home Season Ahead

Although Spring is the season of renewal and beginnings, the back to school flurry of activity and the pending “official” beginning of the fall season always prompts a desire to make small changes in home routine and decor. The urge to “cocoon” for the coming winter means that fall decorating trends emphasize darker, richer tones,… Read More ›

End Of September Events in OC

Summer and early fall end of September events continue in Orange County. Judy Qualls, Realtor® and Certified Negotiating Expert, suggests you select one or more of these OC events to make your fall shine. Early Fall Events in Orange County Festa dell’Autunno MMXIII. This long-running Italian festival, on September 20 through 22, takes place at… Read More ›

Staging Tips that Sell

If you’re selling a home, your realtor has probably already talked to you about the importance of staging. Properly utilizing your home’s staging can drastically increase how quickly your home sells and could potentially increase the size of your offers. Below are several staging tips that will help you do just that. 1. Home improvements… Read More ›