Advice and Trends

Hunkering DownSep 2022

Homeowners are hunkering down now and in the latest edition of the Orange County Housing Report, Steven Thomas explains the latest trend.  Click here for all the news.Real Estate Market... +Read More

Market Update 7.12.2022Jul 2022

As Steven Thomas explains in the latest Orange County Housing Report, for homeowners looking to sell in 2022, the window of opportunity is closing as the inventory climbs, demand falls, and... +Read More

Market Update 6.28.22 - Values will not Plunge!Jun 2022

A lot of changes have happened relatively quickly in the last month to the real estate market compared to the last couple... +Read More

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