Advice and Trends

Market Report 6.14.22Jun 2022

Inventory has more than tripled this year and we are about to enter the summer slowdown.  It will still be a seller's market but the pace will not be what we have been used to.  Read more... +Read More

Affordability Challenges - Market Update 6.1.22Jun 2022

Home affordability is weakening as home prices rise and so do the interest rates. Buyer demand is dropping due to these factors. Check... +Read More

Market Update 5.17.22May 2022

Although many people are jumping to conclusions with the recent higher interest rates and higher inflation about the potential for a recession in the housing market, Steven Thomas... +Read More

Market Update 5.3.22May 2022

Buyer demand has seen a slump the last two weeks.  Below in the HB market snapshot, I note that there are 138 active listings in Huntington Beach and of those active homes, 26 of them had... +Read More

Market Update 4.19.22Apr 2022

Small cracks in the housing market are beginning to appear as Steven Thomas reports in the latest housing report in the link. For example, the current housing inventory has increased 60% since mid-... +Read More

Market Update - Ch-Ch-Ch-ChangesApr 2022

Affordability is beginning to affect the housing market and as rates rise, new trends are emerging and in the latest Orange County Housing Report, Steven Thomas breaks down the... +Read More

Market Update 3.8.2022Mar 2022

Aaahhh...the spring market.  The time of year we all look forward to for a robust active listing selection and this year is no different!  Considering the drought of homes we have been... +Read More

Market Update Feb. 8, 2022 - Going, Going, GoneFeb 2022

The real estate market these days is often more like an auction with many home's list price considered the "reserve price" and the final closing... +Read More

Market Update 1.26.22 - Rising Rates vs. Low InventoryJan 2022

This market update comes with the latest Orange County Housing Report. Rising rates and low inventory are the two economic forces... +Read More

Not About the Price -Market Update 12.14.21Dec 2021

In real estate, numbers are very important and the sale price is the one number that occupies most people's thoughts during the process of a transaction.  The... +Read More