Showing posts from October, 2011

September 2011 Portola Hills Real Estate Snapshot

It was a quiet month for real estate in Portola Hills, below is a quick recap of what was sold and is currently active on the market. Sold Properties: 4 Attached Homes:                3-Bedroom / 2-Baths Average Sq. Footage:         1469 sq. ft.   Average Price:                    $376,000 Average Price Per Sq.Ft.    $255. Single Family Residence:       5-Bedroom / 4-Baths Average Sq. Footage:          3500 Average Price:                     $780,000 Average Price Per Sq.Ft.     $218 Active Properties:  20 Current Active Properties: Attached: 14 homes with 2 bedroom and an average square footage of 1304. Average Listed Price:          $307,000 Average Price Per Sq.Ft.    $232 Detached: 6 homes with the 4 bedrooms and an average square footage of 2562. Average List Price:              $573,000 Average Price Per Sq.Ft.     $224k Portola Hills Best Buy - At the moment the listing at 19321 Sleeping Oak is the best buy.  This home has over 3200 sq. ft, 5 bedrooms,

Check out these two housing programs offered by the city of Lake Forest

Did you know the city of Lake Forest has a housing program.... Two of the programs offered support both current homeowners as a way to spruce up their homes and second program allows some help to First Time Home Buyers.  Click on the following links for details. First Time Home Buyer Program - A tax credit offered to First Time Home Buyers, up to 15%. Paint Program - This is a NO CHARGE program for those who may need assistance in sprucing up their home. I like seeing the city keep home ownership as a priority.  Now if we can get them to put some pressure and accountability on the Lenders to help Homeowners keep their homes or even hold lenders accountable to maintain homes that are currently in foreclosure, I would truly be happy.  After all over 56% of Lake Forest homes are in distress and this hurts the community in several aspects.

Parking Lot Justice Today at Saddleback Church

Have questions, need answers pop into Saddleback Church today for some help! What :  Parking Lot Justice When :  Saturday, October 1, 2011     8:30am – 12:30pm Where :  Tent 3 – Saddleback Church, 1 Saddleback Parkway, Lake Forest, CA The Parking Lot Justice event, hosted by Saddleback Church’s Justice & Trafficking Initiative, features California-licensed attorneys who have offered their time to provide free legal information to the community. Attorneys with expertise in the following areas will be available to meet with you one-on-one to answer your questions. The event is FREE, the information is FREE, and ALL ARE WELCOME to attend! Immigration  Criminal Law Landlord-Tenant   Other areas    Bankruptcy      Family Law     Mortgage Modification