Advice and Trends

Downtown Huntington Beach Permit Parking ProposalMar 2014

What:  A proposal to enact and enforce mandatory permit parking from 10pm until 5am.  This would require residents to... +Read More

Flood Insurance Laws To Be ChangedMar 2014

Many buyers recently have been asking me about flood insurance for their new purchases.  They are seeing drastic increases in rates when they go to purchase a policy for their new... +Read More

Congratulations Phil and KathrineMar 2014

We did it!  We found the perfect place for you and the girls...great distance from work, great size house and great schools.  So glad to work with both of you and wish you... +Read More

Congratulations Taylor and April!Feb 2014

Welcome to Huntington Beach Taylor and April.  It has been so awesome working with you and the girls to find the perfect place here for you.  We wish you years of... +Read More

Huntington Beach Pacific CityFeb 2014

Huntington Beach is showing again that it is the place to be.  Coming soon is the new Pacific City which will feature shops and boutiques, luxury residences, a public market and... +Read More

Your Property Wish ListJan 2014

What does your future home look like? Where is it located? As you hunt down your dream home, consult this list to evaluate properties and keep your priorities top of mind.    □ Neighborhoods : What neighborhoods do you prefer?  □ Schools : What school systems do you want to be near?  □ Transportation : How close... +Read More

5 Things to Know About Homeowner's InsuranceJan 2014

1. Know about exclusions to coverage. For example, most insurance policies do not cover flood or earthquake damage as a standard item. These types of coverage must be bought separately. 2. Know about dollar limitations on claims. Even if you are covered for a risk, there may be a limit on how much the insurer... +Read More

FHA and VA Allowable and Non-Allowable FeesJan 2014

Always check with your lender for the most up to date information. VA and FHA loans VA- Allowable: Document Draw Fee (if required for Buyer) Notary Fee Title Insurance - ALTA Credit Report Appraisal - if ordered in Veterans Name VA Funding Fee 1% Origination Fee Interest from day of... +Read More

2014 Ready for takeoff – Interest rates the only headwindJan 2014

After a modest increase in 2013, buyers seem to be looking to fulfill their new year’s resolution to buy a home this year.  December was seasonally slow as is often the case due to the holidays, but January is off to a fast start and buyers have come in and started bidding properties... +Read More

properties in Huntington Beach

Short Sales, Notice of Default, ForeclosuresJan 2014

Click on the link below to view a list of active distressed properties in Huntington Beach. SHORT SALES,... +Read More