Showing posts with the label drought

PortolaHillsLiving to host Drought Workshop

We are really excited about this event planned for June 13th at 10:30 am- 12:00 pm.   This community event sponsored by Kelly Turbeville is designed to help residents of Portola Hills understand the new California Drought Regulations and to provide suggestions on water saving ideas, landscaping and the possibility of getting rebates from Irvine Ranch Water District. In addition, we will have a representative from the new Portola Center Development come and share with residents upcoming landscaping plans they have for the new community. Local contractors, landscapers are also welcome to have a table set up with information on their business, please contact Kelly if you would like to participate. Of course we always like to have little fun so we will some giveaways for residents who attend.  If you are interesting in attending please contact Kelly to reserve your spot.  Space is limited.

Just Sold... Portola Hills April 2015 Sold Homes

You know how the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers I think we were all hope for a few showers during the last month.   Unfortunately it was pretty dry.  The good news... home values jumped 11% from April 2014 vs. April 2015.   So hopefully we are out of the real estate drought for the year. Below is a quick snapshot of what sold. Portola Hills April 2015 Homes Sold I always like to include homes old in the same month the year before so you can compare the details.   Below is what sold in Portola Hills April 2014. Portola Hills April 2014 Homes Sold In terms of the number of sales it was pretty close, in 2014 5 homes closed escrow and in 2015 we had 4. It is also important to note that there are 17 homes currently in escrow.  We can't count these as sold because well they haven't closed escrow and thus not sold but it is a good measure that homes are moving quickly. With 17 homes currently in escrow we should see further increas