September 2014

There are 21 blog entries for September 2014.

In August, the number of properties that received a foreclosure filing in Orange County, CA was 3% lower than the previous month and 1% lower than the same time last year, according to RealtyTrac.com.

Orange County CA Foreclosure Status

Pre-foreclosures accounted for 54.2% of foreclosure activity in August 2014, Auctions 36.5% and Bank-owned properties 9.1%.


 

Orange County CA Foreclosure Geographical Comparison

Orange County CA foreclosures were 0.1% below national statistics and 0.2% below state figures in August 2014.


Orange County CA Foreclosure Activity

Pre-foreclosure activity increased 4.9% in August compared to the previous month and increased 16.9% compared to the previous year. The number of bank-owned properties decreased

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The Dana Point Turkey Trot will once again take place on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 27, 2014, in gorgeous Dana Point. Produced by the Dana Point Chamber of Commerce, this South Orange County tradition is one of the largest turkey trots in the country. Fitness Magazine recently named the Dana Point Turkey Trot one of America's best Thanksgiving Day runs! From runners who are just beginning to elite trained athletes, this fun local Dana Point event has something for everyone. 

This South Orange County tradition attracts more than 16,000 participants and features scenic routes through picturesque Dana Point Harbor and Doheny State Beach. Participants enjoy the scenery as they run by the gorgeous white sand beaches, the majestic cliffs and

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California home sales pulled back in Augus, reversing two months of increases. Median home prices rose from the previous monthand year for the second straight month.

Information courtesy of The Hartanov Team, Orange County CA Realtors.
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Laguna Beach Art Tours is not your typical art tour. The tours are designed and tailored towards your interests, itinerary and budget. Guests get a glimpse into the personal and creative world of distinguished Laguna Beach artists! Come explore the Laguna Beach art scene with their home tour, gallery art walk and art workshops. There are also art festival tours during the summer months. 

Operated by Dolores C. Colin, Laguna Beach Art Tours takes you inside the homes, private studios and galleries of the artists of Laguna Beach and South Orange County. Dolores has developed personal relationships with many sought-after artists in Laguna Beach and has an immense appreciation for their art. She personally plans, organizes and leads each art tour. She

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Two recent articles in RISMedia.com focused on the same survey of economists and experts sponsored by Zillow.com. The study evaluated average housing values and affordability predictions in the US.

One article focused on the recovery of home values compared to pre-recession peaks in 2007. The other article focused on predictions of price increases through 2018. The second-quarter 2014 study surveyed 106 economists and real estate experts across the country.

There is no doubt that the US housing market is recovering. However, we must all be conscientious about how we view the statistics. Conclusions about housing values and affordability tend to be very mixed because there are so many factors to take into account. We must also realize that a full

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Bring Fido for a day of fun! The second annual Woofstock - People and Paws for our State Parks fundraiser will take place on October 26, 2014, from 12:00pm-4:00pm at the San Clemente State Beach Campground. This local San Clemente event is fun for the while family and is dog friendly. This extravaganza will benefit pets and the environment and is put on by The San Onofre Parks Foundation. Their mission is to support education and interpretive efforts of California State Parks at San Clemente and San Onofre State Beaches. 

This community outreach event in San Clemente will help support SOPF and the Pet Project Foundation. The goal of Woofstock is to promote respect and preservation throughout San Onofre and San Clemente State Beaches, which are both

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The San Clemente Real Estate Report below reflects the number of resale single family residences and condos as well as new homes selling in San Clemente. Also reflected is the % of change from 2013.

San Clemente Real Estate Market Trends - August 2014

San Clemente

Median
Price

Change From
2013

Homes
Sold

Change From
2013

San Clemente - 92672

$695,750

+16.5%

37

-15.9%

San Clemente - 92673

$830,000

+2.8%

53

+3.9%

Figures provided by DQNews.com.

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The Orange County CA Real Estate Report below reflects the number of resale single family residences and condos as well as new homes selling in Dana Point, Laguna Beach, Laguna Niguel, Mission Viejo, San Clemente and San Juan Capistrano. Also reflected is the % of change from the same month last year.

Orange County CA Real Estate - August 2014

Orange County Community

Median
Price

Change From
2013

Homes
Sold

Change From
2013

Dana Point - 92624

$815,000

-26.4%

6

+0.0%

Dana Point - 92629

$810,000

+10.1%

36

 -21.7%

Laguna Beach - 92651

$1,970,000

+20.1%

 39

 -11.4%

Laguna
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The fifth annual espnW: Women + Sports Summit will be held in beautiful Dana Point at the stunning St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort. This fun local event will take place on October 8-10, 2014, and brings together executives in the sports industry, along with athletes and influencers for work sessions, presentations and activities.

This Dana Point event is geared to "advance the dialogue around women in sports and create positive change", according to ESPN. This year's summit is themed "Making an Impact" and will focus on the influence that athletes and leaders in business have one the landscape of women's sports. There will be open conversations, compelling presentations, keynote speakers and expert panels. Ideas will be turned into action items all

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The California Association of Realtors closely monitors and analyzes trends in the residential real estate industry. The table below contains the latest reported existing home sales series, median home prices, unsold inventory index, median time on market, first-time buyer housing affordability index, and the latest mortgage rates.

Information courtesy of The Hartanov Team, Orange County Realtors.

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