Category Archives: Housing Market News

Proposition 60 – Transfer of Property Tax Basis

Proposition 60 allows for qualifying age 55 homeowners to transfer their property tax  basis under certain conditions. Here is a Q & A from the County of Orange which should answer your questions: Q.: What is Proposition 60? A: Prop. 60 was a constitutional amendment approved by the voters ofCalifornia in 1986. It is codified in…

C.A.R. Celebrates 110 Years

C.A.R. LEADING THE WAY™…FOR 110 YEARS   This year marks the 110th anniversary of the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.  Please join us as we look back at C.A.R.’s milestone achievements over the years and showcase our longstanding commitment to member service and California real estate! C.A.R.’s leadership and members are proud to commemorate more than…

Budge Huskey Home Listing Report

This is from the 2014 Coldwell Banker Real Estate Home Listing Report showing most expensive and least expensive places to buy a home: http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/3888689743001/where-are-the-most-affordable-housing-markets-in-america/#sp=news-clips/business-leaders   Most Expensive Markets to Buy a Home 1) Los Altos, Calif. – average listing price: $1,963,100 2) Newport Beach, Calif. – average listing price: $1,904,083 3) Saratoga, Calif. – average…

National Housing Survey has Remarkable Findings for Huntington Beach Home Buyers & Sellers

By Huntington Beach Realtor, Scot Campbell – Source: FannieMae, DS News Fannie Mae just released their August 2014 National Housing Survey.  The survey had some remarkable findings: Although labor markets are gaining strength, the improvements have not translated to rapid housing market recovery this year. Despite very low mortgage rates, the number of people surveyed…

Orange County Housing Report: When Pricing, IGNORE Active Listings

By Scot Campbell – 8/31/2014 – Source: Reports on Housing In 2012 & 2013 the Orange County real estate market saw significant year-over-year appreciation. Home sellers were well advised to price their home above the most recent closed sales… pricing against active listings was the appropriate pricing strategy. But as the market reached its current…

Huntington Beach August 2014 Real Estate Market Update

By Huntington Beach Realtor – Scot Campbell – September 9, 2014 – Source:  Realtor MLS  Another month has gone by, so here is my latest update on the Huntington Beach Real Estate Market.  I hope you enjoy the reading and please feel free to share the information with anyone you know who is interested in…

Young Optimism

For a confidential meeting to discuss the future of your real estate career Contact: Heather Campbell, President Coldwell Banker – Campbell Realtors P: 714-742-0974 or E: Heather@CampbellRealtors.com

Orange County Housing Report: The Market is on Cruise Control

June 23, 2014 – By Steven Thomas – Reports on Housing The Orange County housing market is not changing that much. What you see is what you will get for the rest of the year. Cruise Control: The inventory is increasing, demand is flat, and foreclosures and short sales are almost nonexistent. This year’s housing…

How Do Buyers Evaluate Real Estate Crushes?

Coldwell Banker is using video like no-one else in real estate

The Coldwell Banker Brand “moved forward” years ago with a strategy to dominate video in real estate marketing.  The effort has paid off… Industry Media outlets have noticed and their competitors have been left “scratching their heads” with no way to compete due to the herculean efforts and time required to catch up. A recent…