November 2011

Found 4 blog entries for November 2011.

Thanksgiving is just almost here and with all the publicity in all media about those special 'Black Friday' sales events and deals, makes you wonder what people are more excited about, the Turkey dinner or waking up at 4am in the morning to rush to some Black Friday event.

Apparently this applies to our Real Estate industry in general, as it has been reported that for many Orange County Realtors, this is no holiday weekend. People are looking for home deals and with little time in their hands, these days are the perfect opportunity for bargain shopping.

Some homes are like some famous retailers we all know about. They don't need to be under priced to still have a long list of home buyers waiting for when they become available. They don't need the

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Dana Point Real Estate News: Holiday Events!

dana_point_holiday_eventsWell, technically this is not Dana Point real estate related information, but knowing about the events happening in the city that you might want to purchase a home in, is obviously important, so we wanted to share the dates and locations for some of our favorite events happening in Dana Point this 2011 Holiday Season. Best part, most of these events are free or require little money to enjoy!

Dana Point Holiday Events and Celebrations 2011

  • Sunday November 20th: Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Ritz Carlton.

This a beautiful event with the annual Tree Lighting and the opening of the Fourth Annual Holiday Surfboard Auction. The event includes festive holiday music and a visit by Santa Claus.

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Since almost everything about the Orange County real estate market has changed over the last few years, though, so we thought it was time to provide you with an updated real estate lingo decoder that accounts for those changes in the market. We are sure you've heard of 'needs tlc' ( meaning it's in pretty bad shape), cozy ( small) , original details ( have NEVER been renovated), but also the famous ' pride of ownership', 'sought after' and 'priced to sell', like if a house wasn't listed with the intention of selling it.

Some of the terms used on the listings and their abbreviation may be confusing, so here's a little explanation to the top 5 we thought were important.

1. REO: Its short for Real Estate Owned. Sometimes people confuse the foreclosure (

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Since almost everything about the Orange County real estate market has changed over the last few years, though, so we thought it was time to provide you with an updated real estate lingo decoder that accounts for those changes in the market. We are sure you've heard of 'needs tlc' ( meaning it's in pretty bad shape), cozy ( small) , original details ( have NEVER been renovated), but also the famous ' pride of ownership', 'sought after' and 'priced to sell', like if a house wasn't listed with the intention of selling it.

Some of the terms used on the listings and their abbreviation may be confusing, so here's a little explanation to the top 5 we thought were important.

1. REO: Its short for Real Estate Owned. Sometimes people confuse the foreclosure (

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