We keep hearing about it, and in our office we keep seeing with every single transaction: multiple offers on every single Orange County Real Estate transaction, making home prices rise and buyers prepared to pay higher prices.

The most current data covering February home buying trends shows that in Orange County, the median selling price for all residences is $460,000 — up almost 18% from a year ago.

Home prices in Los Angeles and Orange counties ended 2012 up 10.2 percent, according to the latest of four key home price indexes.The annual increase mirrors a similar home-buying trend nationwide. Home prices rose 7.3 percent across the country. A separate measure showed that home prices increased in 19 of 20 leading metro areas.

Additionally, Orange…

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As part of the many activities and events featured in this gorgeous neighborhood of San Clemente, we wanted to share what's going on in Talega for this Spring 2013.

Kids Saturday Special: Wild Wonders

This coming Saturday  February 23rd, there's this beautiful event. Kids and adults can 'tame' their curiosity for wildlife, thtough live interactive programs, the animal ambassadors will take the family though a journey around the world, and will get you excited about preserving  and learning about the wildlife.

Pet Parade

On  Saturday March 16th Talega's residents will have their annual morning filled with fun and full of pets!


On Saturday March 30th, at the Vista Hermosa Sports Park, there will be the annual Easter Egg Hunt with…

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festival_of_whales_activities_for_march_3rd_2013As part of the many festivities during the Dana Point Festival of Whales 2013, we wanted to share what the events are for Sunday March the 3rd, after the 'big day' of the Whales Parade. The fun doesn't end that weekend, there's many others the following weekend during the two-week activities that celebrate the migration of the Gray Whales.

March 3rd 2013 we have:

Whale of a Rubber Ducky Race - Hosted by the Dana Point Woman’s Club, this fun spin on a traditional “Rubber Ducky Race” will be held from 11AM – 2PM at Baby Beach. Duckies may be purchased in advance by contacting Joan Marie Kerr at 949-859-7506 or the day of the event at the DPWC station at Baby Beach. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. $6 per Rubber Duck or…

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cars_300Celebrating more than three decades of Southern California's automotive heritage, the Orange County Collector Car & Motorcycle Weekend™ will host enthusiasts and families to an exceptional three-day weekend of parties, tours, art exhibits and Sunday's marquee event, the Dana Point Concours d'Elegance®. Nestled on the golf links of the St. Regis Monarch Beach, the Dana Point Concours d'Elegance® will host over 200 of the best-kept classic cars and motorcycles, display proudly on the lawn.


Sunday, Jun 23 9:00am to 4:00p m

St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point



Price $30 general admission (advance); Children 12 years old and younger are free; Military and DOD personnel are free and receive one extra ticket for $15


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san_juan_capistrano_taste_of_2013Looking for some really yummy food around South Orange County? The San Juan Capistrano Fiesta Association will host its annual Taste of San Juan this upcoming Tuesday February 12th 2013 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

What? Taste of San Juan

Where:? San Juan Hills Golf Club, located at 32120 San Juan Creek Road


More information: swallowsparade.org

More than twenty local restaurants will showcast their best foods, in this great event that includes music and dancing.

Some of the restaurants that will be in the event include: RokPrime Steakhouse, Sundried Tomato Cafe, Ricardo's Place, The Vintage Steakhouse, El Adobe, Mission Grill, Donna B's etc. The ticket doesn't include drinks, but the San Juan Hills Golf Club will honor its happy hour…

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