Showing posts from March, 2023

The Best Time to Sell Your Portola Hills Home... Spring!

Portola Hills is a beautiful community all year long, but in Spring it sparkles.  The green of the Saddleback Mountains and perhaps a bit of snow, is like a picture frame of the community.   But did you know it is also the best time to sell your Portola Hills Home!  Check out the reason's why noted below 5 Reason's why Spring is the best time to sell your home in Portola Hills!  Increased Demand: With warmer weather and longer days, many people are looking to move during the spring. This means more potential buyers looking for homes in Portola Hills. Curb Appeal: Spring is the time when flowers bloom and trees start to grow again, making your home look more attractive to potential buyers. This can help increase your home's value and make it more appealing to buyers. Competitive Market: With more homes on the market during the spring, there is an increased level of competition. This can drive up prices and lead to quicker sales. Better Weather: The mild temperatures and sunn

Portola Hills February Real Estate Recap!

 Wondering how the real estate market did the second month of 2023?  Check out our monthly real estate snapshot on what properties sold in Portola Hills along with current homes available and coming soon!  Did you check out those values!  I admit, even though I am in the real estate business these prices do surprise me sometimes.  The average price of a home in Portola Hills was $1,536,000 in February, that is up from $923,597 in 2022.  Of course, mix of homes plays a roll in this.   Overall in Orange County, home prices are being pushed up by low inventory.  Low inventory is good news for sellers, but with higher prices and higher interest rates, buyers are a bit nervous.  Sellers need to be careful in navigating today’s housing market. Homes priced according to their Fair Market Value and decent condition will procure plenty of activity and, in many cases, obtain multiple offers. But homes in poor shape with plenty of deferred maintenance, houses with an inferior location, and overp