Showing posts from November, 2016

FREE Real Estate Reports for Portola Hills Residents

We have created two very unique real estate reports for both home buyers and home sellers and guess what they are FREE!  Why... we know long before you call a Realtor in today's age, you begin to do some research.  So we wanted to help you review details that pertain to your home search or home sale. Our first guide is for the home buyer .  Whether you are a first time buyer, move up buyer or coming back into the market our FREE guide will help you be prepared and put you on the road to a smooth escrow. Things to consider when buying a home Our second guide is for the home seller . Whether you are selling your home for the first time or have sold other homes in the past this guide gives you up to date information relative to today's market.   In addition to these two reports, if you are considering a move and want to review the value of your home before you reach out to a Realtor, make sure to request our FREE Home Value Report. . Even if you aren't think

A spooky pause for Portola Hills Real Estate in October? It's all perspective..

What a difference a year makes in Real Estate.  This past month the real estate market in Portola Hills took a dramatic pause.   What do we mean by a pause? Looking at the number of homes sold and comparing to the previous year; sales were down dramatically.  The area had only 2 closed escrows in the month vs. 8 in 2015. The two homes that closed escrow were in the Bella Palermo  complex; both condo's.  The good news of course... prices were up.  Below is look at what homes closed escrow in October. Portola Hills Condo Home Value: Oct 2016 Median: 3 Bedroom/1156sqft. = $436k or $378 per square foot.   Oct 2015 Median: 2 Bedroom/1014sqft. = $345k or $337 per square foot. Great news for condo owners in Portola Hills, from this time last year home values were up 21% in October!    Overall in South Orange County the Condo/Townhome market is extremely strong.   Supply of available homes is extremely low and demand is very high.  What is the Value of my Port