rancho_mission_viejo_homesThis weekend ( June 29th- 30th 2013)  marks the highly anticipated grand opening of the 14,000-home inter-generational, planned community of Rancho Mission Viejo on a working 23,000-acre ranch in east San Juan Capistrano, of Orange County, CA.

To give some stats - Talega has approximately 3500 homes, Ladera Ranch tops it with approximate 7000 homes, now Rancho Mission Viejo will become one of the largest planned communities, not only in California, but in all Americas. An insteresting fact about this development: it targets the 55+ population, as 40% of the new homes will be exclusively built for these homebuyers.(Check out the Orange County 55+ communities already established)

New schools, parks, many facilities and approximately 17,000 acres of…

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This article was originally published by the California Association of Realtors in June 2013, and we believe it applies to our Orange County Market:

Top 10 Reasons to Be Optimistic About the Housing Market

1.Home Values have been rising.

2.More new households are forming.

3.Foreclosure starts are falling to pre-housing-bust levels.

4.Interest rates should remain low through next year's selling season.

5.Loan demand for home purchases is climbing.

6.More Americans say is a good time to sell.

7.The number of improving housing market is going up.

8.Housing starts are picking up as builder confidence increases.

9.As housing values rise and equity returns, fewer homeowners are underwater.

10.Real Estate is contributing to an overall…

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doheny_surf_festivalWhat a great way to kick off the summer, with the fun Doheny Surf Festival!!! This is a FREE event, which includes all things related to surfing! Great bands will b playing on stage, there will be surf demonstrations, many vendors with items like new wave-riding products, unique gift items, beach fashion wear, and unique surf items, many kids activities and tons of environmental and surf education, and not to forget, the Kona Brewing Party station! When?: 6/29/2013 9:00 AM - 6/30/2013 6:00 PM How much?: Free Where? : Doheny State Beach
25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive
Dana Point, California 92629

Parking is available in the park on a first-come, first-served basis and fees for parking is as follows:

  • $15 per vehicle (Normal Day Use)
  • $14 per…

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san_clemente_car_show_2013San Clemente Annual Car Show is going to be this Sunday, June 9, 2013

This is the 18th Annual San Clemente Car Show , and this years show has been sold out again! 

The San Clemente Car Show has featured in the past more than 300 cars on display on Avenida Del Mar in the heart of historical Downtown San Clemente and offers free Spectator admission. It’s a wonderful annual family event packed with entertainment, vendors, and food.

When:? Sunday June 9th 2013

Where: Del Mar St in San Clemente

Cost: free

Profits and proceeds from this event enable the Downtown Business Association to produce several important functions that play a vital part in the business community of beautiful Downtown San Clemente.

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22451_willow_tree_mission_viejo_92692_home_for_sale Our office is excited to list this great deal in Mission Viejo. Check out this beautiful Canyon Crest Pool Home, with forever views of the Mission Viejo Lake, in an ideal location on a cul-de-sac with an extra long driveway.

The owners put new roof in 2010 and new windows in 2006. Need that bedroom downstairs? This home has it all. Three upstairs bedrooms plus a bonus room. The 3,380 sq ft home was built in 1989 and boast a large lot of 7,841sq ft.

The backyard has a pool and spa, and a built in barbecue. All this plus the fantastic Canyon Crest amenities with clubhouse, pool, tennis courts, basketball and sport courts, and more! Mission Viejo Lake membership as well! Property is a short sale subject to lender approval.

Canyon Crest is a beautiful…

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