September 2009

There are 9 blog entries for September 2009.

August 2009 statistics show San Clemente had 678 foreclosure homes for sale with an average foreclosure sales price of $558,181, according to RealtyTrac.com. There were 95 new foreclosures in the 92673 zip code and 78 new foreclosures in 92672, for a total of 173 new foreclosures in San Clemente. 1 in every 479 housing units received a foreclosure filing in July 2009

San Clemente Foreclosure Geographical Comparison

San Clemente foreclosure rate is 0.50% above national rates, 0.09% above California rates and 0.20% above Orange County rates.

san clemente foreclosure geographical comparison

San Clemente Foreclosures By Month

The increasing number of pre-foreclosures and auctions indicates we will see increasing foreclosure numbers in the coming months.

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There were 25,660 Orange County CA foreclosure homes and 5,944 new foreclosure filings in August 2009. The average sales price of an Orange County CA home was $524,849 and the average sales price of a foreclosed home was $372,112, a difference of $152,737, according to RealtyTrac.com.

Orange County CA Foreclosure Activity and Home Price Index

 Orange County foreclosure activity: August 2009

 

Orange County CA foreclosure activity is based on the total number of properties that receive foreclosure filings - default notice, foreclosure auction notice or repossession notice - each month. Home price appreciation is based on month-over-month percentage change of the Home Price Index. The Home Price Index is calculated from home sales records.

Orange County CA Foreclosure Geographical Comparison

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MAKO Educational Foundation at Vista Del Mar School in Talega: www.MakoFoundation.orgThe MAKO Educational Foundation is a volunteer-led, non-profit organization which is dedicated to providing financial support for educational excellence and enrichment programs for the students at Vista Del Mar Elementary and Middle School. The Hartanov Team is pleased to be a Wall of Giving Donor to support the Vista del Mar MAKO Foundation.

The Vista Del Mar Elementary and Middle School is located in Talega of San Clemente.

Thanks to continued client support of our services, we have been fortunate to be able to donate to programs which directly benefit every child at both schools. The Hartanov Team has also donated yearly, through the silent auction at one of the events, a weekend in an ocean close beach cottage that can be viewed at

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Contract activity for pending home sales has risen for six straight months, a pattern not seen in the history of the index since it began in 2001, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

Let's take a look at the August San Clemente real estate sales statistics as reported by DQNews.com:

San Clemente Real Estate Sales Statistics - August 2009
(92672 Zip)

Homes Sold:  43
Change from July 2008: +168.8%

Median Sales Price: $525,500
Change from July 2008: -30.6%

San Clemente Real Estate Sales Statistics - August 2009
(92673 Zip)

Homes Sold:  45
Change from July 2008: -6.3%

Median Sales Price: $714,000
Change from July 2008: -10.8%

Learn more about San Clemente real estate by visiting homesintalega.com.

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Contract activity for pending home sales has risen for six straight months, a pattern not seen in the history of the index since it began in 2001, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

Take a look at what is happening in the Orange County real estate market? Let's take a look at the August Orange County real estate sales statistics as reported by DQNews.com:

Dana Point Real Estate Sales Statistics - August 2009
(92624 Zip)

Homes Sold:  5
Change from July 2008: -61.5%

Median Sales Price: $445,000
Change from July 2008: -34.3%

Dana Point Real Estate Sales Statistics - August 2009
(92629 Zip)

Homes Sold:  23
Change from July 2008: -8.0%

Median Sales Price: $526,500
Change from July 2008: -32.1%

Laguna Beach Real Estate Sales

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According to Realestate.com, buyer’s remorse is one of the top ten mistakes made when purchasing a home. Finding the perfect home and making the decision to buy a home are not easy tasks. First, you spend hours on the computer researching Orange County real estate and neighborhoods, perfecting your search criteria on MLS websites, and viewing many virtual tours. Then, you begin making appointments to go take a look at the ones you think stand a good chance at being the future home of your family. As you walk through the house you envision the happy life you and your family would live and the future décor for this room and that room. You see houses that “require too much work,” “don’t have enough storage,” ones that are “too small” or maybe even one that

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Put on your swim suit, grab a towel and head for the Lower Trestles where San Clemente is hosting the world's best surfers in the 2009 Hurley Pro, part of the ASP’s World Tour Sept. 13–19.

Don't miss San Clemente's own Chris Ward, who is currently ranked No. 25 after five events on the 10-stop global tour.

Here are highlights from the 2008 Hurly Pro competition: 

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In today’s rapidly changing economy, many Orange County home owners wonder or worry about selling their home for the best price, and terms in the shortest period of time. Here are 8 helpful hints if you are considering selling your Orange County home: 
  • Be realistic, and price your home right by using market comparisons.
  • Know your true bottom line for both price and time.
  • As the market shifts, be prepared to evaluate your price.
  • Advertising your property with yard signs, local MLS and newspapers.
  • Get rid of the clutter! It makes your house appear smaller.
  • Clean your walls, floors, baseboards, stove and refrigerator. Buyers will know your house is well cared for.
  • Clean up outdoors! Remove tools, toys and be sure lawn and shrubs are
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Labor Day is the final summer weekend to enjoy the pool, cook out, and mix with family and friends. So, get out the grill, build some memories, relax and have fun. But also don't drink and drive.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department has announced it will be conducting DUI roving patrols during this Labor Day weekend in the cities of

Mission Viejo
Lake Forest
Rancho Santa Margarita
Laguna Woods
Laguna Hills
Aliso Viejo
Laguna Niguel
San Juan Capistrano
Dana Point
San Clemente

Have a great weekend and be careful!!

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