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Huntington Beach Home sales up, prices hitting new highs, & days on market hitting new low

Huntington Beach Home sales up, prices hitting new highs, & days on market hitting new low

By Huntington Beach Realtor – Scot Campbell – HowsTheHBmarket.com  617/17 – Source: Realtor MLS Executive Summary:   We are entering the summer market with sales up, prices hitting new highs, and average days on market hitting a new low.  In short, if you put your Huntington Beach home on the market today, it will sell quickly… Continue Reading

The Navy is proposing changes that may affect Sunset Beach & Huntington Harbour

The Navy is proposing changes that may affect Sunset Beach & Huntington Harbour

Alert The U.S. Navy has prepared a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) to analyze the potential impacts of constructing a replacement ammunition pier, associated waterfront facilities and causeway, and a new public navigational channel for civilian boat traffic. Fortunately, the Surfrider Foundation (and most who have viewed the Navy Plan), agree with the Alternative 1  … Continue Reading

Orange County Luxury Home Market Inventory Update

Orange County Luxury Home Market Inventory Update

May 7, 2017 ~ Scot Campbell, Coldwell Banker-Global Luxury Specialist   Source:  Reports on Housing A seller’s market occurs when the expected market time is below 90 days. A sizzling hot seller’s market is when the expected market time falls below 60 days. The overall market in Orange County is currently at 54 days, red-hot. The… Continue Reading

Orange County Housing Market Update Early May 2017

Orange County Housing Market Update Early May 2017

May 7, 2017 ~ Scot Campbell, Coldwell Banker-Global Luxury Specialist   Source:  Reports on Housing Executive Summary The active listing inventory increased by 124 homes, or 2%, in the past couple of weeks, and now totals 5,387. Last year, there were 6,000 homes on the market, 613 more than today. There are 37% fewer homes on… Continue Reading

Huntington Beach Average Days on Market Plummets to just 37 Days!

Huntington Beach Average Days on Market Plummets to just 37 Days!

By Huntington Beach Realtor – Scot Campbell – HowsTheHBmarket.com  5/9/17 – Source: Realtor MLS Executive Summary:   The spring selling season is in full swing and heading into summer with low inventory and attractive interest rates!  Buyers are keen to find a home to take advantage of mortgage rates that remain attractive, but the inventory of homes… Continue Reading

2017 Water Conserving Plumbing Fixtures Law

2017 Water Conserving Plumbing Fixtures Law

The California Association of Realtors provided the below information 2017 Water Conserving Plumbing Fixtures – What You Need to Know:  As a reminder, beginning January 2017, California Civil Code § 1101.4 requires that all homes built on or before January 1, 1994 must be equipped with water conserving plumbing fixtures (toilets not more than 1.6 gallons… Continue Reading

Angels Express may add bus route from Huntington Beach to Angel Stadium

Angels Express may add bus route from Huntington Beach to Angel Stadium

Source: The Angels Express rail has brought an increasing number of baseball fans from South County and the Inland Empire to Angel Stadium for five years, and an express bus serving coastal areas could complement that. A vote by the Orange County Transportation Authority’s Transit Committee on Thursday would set the stage for accepting a… Continue Reading

FHA VA Condo Approval

FHA VA Condo Approval

FHA and VA approval can provide condominium homeowners and their communities with: Increased home values Higher owner-occupancy rates Improved resale values More refinancing options Fewer vacancies The FHA and VA programs have helped many qualified borrowers achieve the American Dream of home ownership. Contrary to a poplar misconception, FHA & Va loans are not subsidized… Continue Reading