Orange County Short Sales & REO-Bank Owned Properties

Orange County tends to have a steady supply of Short Sale and Real Estate Owned (REO) - Bank Owned properties. That's because many buyers here end up with mortgages they can't afford on luxury coastal and beach cities homes. When property values flatten or start to drop and interest rates on their loan increase, it becomes especially hard for struggling home owners to sell and pay off debt. For investors or home buyers, these market conditions have yielded great deals on a wide variety of properties. Short Sale buyers help home owners get out of a tough financial situation by buying the property before it goes to foreclosure.

Short Sale and Bank Owned listing information and number of listings displayed by city is updated throughout every day and is current as of October 20, 2014.

Our experienced team is available to assist you with a foreclosure property or another property best suited to your needs. Buying or selling, we are here to act as your local real estate specialist. Contact The Hartanov Team at 949.481.3739.

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Short Sale & Bank Owned - REO Property For Sale
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The Orange County Short Sale & REO Market

Orange County has hundreds of Short Sale and REO (also known as "Real Estate Owned" or "Bank Owned") listings on the market at any given time - these range from starter homes in newly developed communities to custom estates priced well into the millions. Newer residential developments like Talega in San Clemente, or Ladera Ranch in the Mission Viejo area, have seen REO and Short Sale listings comprise as much as 50 per cent or more of the total market in recent quarters.

Buyers and investors who approach each Orange County Short Sale and REO listing on its own merits will find the best deals faster. REO and Short Sale homes are commonly lumped together because they relate to foreclosures, but they are quite distinct from one another. Short sales happen before a property goes to foreclosure, while REO/Bank Owned properties are sold after the home is foreclosed and the bank or lender takes control of the property. Short Sales also typically involve the homeowner and/or their agent getting lender approval to sell below what is owned to the bank(s), while REO sales are usually direct negotiations with the lender and the real estate agent for the investor or potential buyer.

Contact The Hartanov Team for more information on Orange County Short Sale and REO - Bank Owned real estate.

Greater Orange County Short Sale & REO properties

All Listings Under $100,000 $100,000 - $125,000
$125,000 - $150,000 $150,000 - $175,000 $175,000 - $200,000
$200,000 - $225,000 $225,000 - $250,000 $250,000 - $275,000
$275,000 - $300,000 $300,000 - $325,000 $325,000 - $350,000
$350,000 - $375,000 $375,000 - $400,000 $400,000 - $425,000
$425,000 - $450,000 $450,000 - $475,000 $475,000 - $500,000
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$575,000 - $600,000 $600,000 - $650,000 $650,000 - $700,000
$700,000 - $750,000 $750,000 - $800,000 $800,000 - $850,000
$850,000 - $900,000 $900,000 - $950,000 $950,000 - $1,000,000
$1,000,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 - $2,000,000 Over $2,000,000
Result Statistics
Active Listings Backup Listings Pending Sale Average Price Average Beds Average Baths Average SqFt
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As The Guarded Gates Of Laguna Beach's Prestigi...

$5,995,000
Laguna Beach, CA
5 br, 6 ba, 4,400 ft² Residential
Price:
$5,995,000
City:
Laguna Beach
Beds:
5
Baths:
6
Area:
North Laguna (NL)
Subdiv:
Emerald Bay (EB)
Type:
Residential

As The Guarded Gates Of Laguna Beach's Prestigious Emerald Bay Community Open To Welcome You Home...

Photo of 4 Emerald Bay, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 - MLS®# NP14133957

Beacutifull, Spacious, European Style Estate Lo...

$2,568,563
San Juan Capistrano, CA
6 br, 7 ba, 8,500 ft² Residential
Price:
$2,568,563
City:
San Juan Capistrano
Beds:
6
Baths:
7
Area:
San Juan South (JS)
Type:
Residential

Beacutifull, Spacious, European Style Estate Located On A Cul-de-sac In The Connemara Community.

Photo of 27672 Dungarvin Lane, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 - MLS®# OC14116980

A Diamond In The Rough! Total Fixer, This South...

$2,350,000
Coto De Caza, CA
7 br, 14 ba, 7,000 ft² Residential
Price:
$2,350,000
City:
Coto De Caza
Beds:
7
Baths:
14
Area:
Coto De Caza (CC)
Subdiv:
Forest (TF)
Type:
Residential

A Diamond In The Rough! Total Fixer, This Southern Style Plantation Estate Is In Need Of Some Maj...

Photo of 31146 Via Colinas, Coto De Caza, CA 92679 - MLS®# OC14153877

Short-sale!! Gorgeous & Spacious 2br/2.5ba Home...

$2,298,800
Laguna Beach, CA
2 br, 3 ba, 3,757 ft² Residential
Price:
$2,298,800
City:
Laguna Beach
Beds:
2
Baths:
3
Area:
Laguna Village (LV)
Type:
Residential

Short-sale!! Gorgeous & Spacious 2br/2.5ba Home W/ Breathtaking Views Of Laguna Beach & Ocean !! ...

Photo of 797 Nyes Place, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 - MLS®# 14789553

Sought After Location!! Private Cul-de-sac And...

$2,199,000
Newport Beach, CA
4 br, 3 ba, 3,400 ft² Residential
Price:
$2,199,000
City:
Newport Beach
Beds:
4
Baths:
3
Area:
East Bluff - Harbor View (NV)
Subdiv:
Harbor Ridge Estates (HRES)
Type:
Residential

Sought After Location!! Private Cul-de-sac And Panoramic Unobstructed Pacific Vistas, Catalina I...

Photo of 21 La Rochelle 74, Newport Beach, CA 92660 - MLS®# NP14041785

It's All About The View. This Home Sits On A Pr...

$1,895,000
Ladera Ranch, CA
5 br, 6 ba, 5,695 ft² Residential
Price:
$1,895,000
City:
Ladera Ranch
Beds:
5
Baths:
6
Area:
Ladera Ranch (LD)
Subdiv:
Skye Isle (SKYI)
Type:
Residential

It's All About The View. This Home Sits On A Premium Site Overlooking All Of Ladera Ranch, With A...

Photo of 7 Stellar Isle, Ladera Ranch, CA 92694 - MLS®# LG14066536

Hidden Gem In Laguna Beach. Located In The Cany...

$1,880,000
Laguna Beach, CA
6 br, 6 ba, 5,300 ft² Residential
Price:
$1,880,000
City:
Laguna Beach
Beds:
6
Baths:
6
Area:
Laguna Village (LV)
Type:
Residential

Hidden Gem In Laguna Beach. Located In The Canyon/hills With Exceptional Views From Numerous Deck...

Photo of 1435 Cerritos Drive, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 - MLS®# PW14215822

Great Location On Trinidad Island. Property Nee...

$1,850,000
Huntington Beach, CA
3 br, 4 ba, 3,055 ft² Residential
Price:
$1,850,000
City:
Huntington Beach
Beds:
3
Baths:
4
Area:
West Huntington Beach (15)
Subdiv:
Trinidad Island (HTRI)
Type:
Residential

Great Location On Trinidad Island. Property Needs Updating And Maintenance Repairs.

Photo of 3732 Nimble Circle, Huntington Beach, CA 92649 - MLS®# OC14023994

Spectacular Views From Every Room. A Truly Stun...

$1,843,000
Orange, CA
5 br, 6 ba, 6,500 ft² Residential
Price:
$1,843,000
City:
Orange
Beds:
5
Baths:
6
Area:
Orange, Orange Park Acres E of 55 (75)
Type:
Residential

Spectacular Views From Every Room. A Truly Stunning Home From The Minute You Step In. This Home I...

Photo of 6203 East Cliffway Drive, Orange, CA 92869 - MLS®# PW14115486

Handsome Wood And Brick Colonial With A Huge Vi...

$1,695,000
Ladera Ranch, CA
5 br, 6 ba, 5,200 ft² Residential
Price:
$1,695,000
City:
Ladera Ranch
Beds:
5
Baths:
6
Area:
Ladera Ranch (LD)
Subdiv:
Skye Isle (SKYI)
Type:
Residential

Handsome Wood And Brick Colonial With A Huge View Overlooking Ladera Ranch In The 24 Hour Gate-gu...

Photo of 5 Stellar Isle, Ladera Ranch, CA 92694 - MLS®# LG14003826

Exquisite Home Located In The Heart Of Hb Sits ...

$1,695,000
Huntington Beach, CA
6 br, 4 ba, 4,800 ft² Residential
Price:
$1,695,000
City:
Huntington Beach
Beds:
6
Baths:
4
Area:
West Huntington Beach (15)
Subdiv:
Downtown Area (DOWN)
Type:
Residential

Exquisite Home Located In The Heart Of Hb Sits On A Rare Oversized Lot W/numerous Home Amenities....

Photo of 715 13th Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92648 - MLS®# OC14150675

This Is Short Sale!! Beautiful Home , Gorgeousl...

$1,590,000
Huntington Beach, CA
3 br, 1 ba, 3,000 ft² Residential
Price:
$1,590,000
City:
Huntington Beach
Beds:
3
Baths:
1
Area:
West Huntington Beach (15)
Type:
Residential

This Is Short Sale!! Beautiful Home , Gorgeously Upgraded, Large Pool And Spa. Walk To Seacliff S...

Photo of 19245 Beckonridge Lane, Huntington Beach, CA 92648 - MLS®# PW14039264

This Estates Of Hidden Canyon Estate Is Nestled...

$1,500,000
Anaheim, CA
3 br, 5 ba, 4,842 ft² Residential
Price:
$1,500,000
City:
Anaheim
Beds:
3
Baths:
5
Area:
Wrigley Area (5)
Type:
Residential

This Estates Of Hidden Canyon Estate Is Nestled Among Multi-million Dollar Properties In One Of A...

Photo of 6851 East Avenida De Santiago, Anaheim, CA 92807 - MLS®# CV14184325

Dramatic 180 Degree Ocean View Estate. This Cu...

$1,500,000
San Clemente, CA
5 br, 4 ba, 3,000 ft² Residential
Price:
$1,500,000
City:
San Clemente
Beds:
5
Baths:
4
Area:
San Clemente Central (SC)
Type:
Residential

Dramatic 180 Degree Ocean View Estate. This Custom 5 Bedroom 4 Bath Home Features The Most Premi...

Photo of 318 Avenida Madrid, San Clemente, CA 92672 - MLS®# NP14190471

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