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 December 22, 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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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

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Most Recent Short Sale & REO Real Estate Market Activity
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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

A Beautiful Residence Located In Pelican Hill E...

$4,900,000
Newport Coast, CA
6 br, 8 ba, 7,436 ft² Residential
Price:
$4,900,000
City:
Newport Coast
Beds:
6
Baths:
8
Area:
Newport Coast (N26)
Subdiv:
Pelican Hill (NCPH)
Type:
Residential

A Beautiful Residence Located In Pelican Hill Estates With A Cul-de-sac Location, Offering Both P...

Photo of 12 Horizon, Newport Coast, CA 92657 - MLS®# SR14241078

One Of The Most Desirable Locations In All Of C...

$2,650,000
Coto De Caza, CA
6 br, 7 ba, 6,008 ft² Residential
Price:
$2,650,000
City:
Coto De Caza
Beds:
6
Baths:
7
Area:
Coto De Caza (CC)
Subdiv:
Weatherly (WEAT)
Type:
Residential

One Of The Most Desirable Locations In All Of Coto, This Beautiful Semi-custom Weatherly Estate I...

Photo of 9 Windcroft Drive, Coto De Caza, CA 92679 - MLS®# OC14156582

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

Fantastic Ocean And Catalina Views, Beautiful C...

$2,395,000
Laguna Beach, CA
4 br, 4 ba, 3,550 ft² Residential
Price:
$2,395,000
City:
Laguna Beach
Beds:
4
Baths:
4
Area:
Laguna Village (LV)
Type:
Residential

Fantastic Ocean And Catalina Views, Beautiful Custom Home On Quiet Cul De Sac. Built In 2008, Sof...

Photo of 6 Pacific Vista, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 - MLS®# LG14199372

Prime Piece Of Real Estate! Large, Private & Ga...

$2,295,000
Coto De Caza, CA
7 br, 8 ba, 8,000 ft² Residential
Price:
$2,295,000
City:
Coto De Caza
Beds:
7
Baths:
8
Area:
Coto De Caza (CC)
Subdiv:
Forest (TF)
Type:
Residential

Prime Piece Of Real Estate! Large, Private & Gated Lot With Endless Potential. A Diamond In The R...

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

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

The Crown Jewel Of The Exclusive Cobblestone Co...

$1,850,000
San Juan Capistrano, CA
5 br, 7 ba, 5,200 ft² Residential
Price:
$1,850,000
City:
San Juan Capistrano
Beds:
5
Baths:
7
Area:
Del Obispo (DO)
Subdiv:
Stonefield Development
Type:
Residential

The Crown Jewel Of The Exclusive Cobblestone Collection In San Juan Capistrano, This Spectacular ...

Photo of 26112 Calle Cobblestone, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 - MLS®# OC14226356

4 Bedroom Residential Property in Ladera Ranch, CA

$1,799,000
Ladera Ranch, CA
4 br, 5 ba, 5,150 ft² Residential
Price:
$1,799,000
City:
Ladera Ranch
Beds:
4
Baths:
5
Area:
Ladera Ranch (LD)
Subdiv:
San Donato (SAND)
Type:
Residential

Photo of 11 San Luis Obispo Street, Ladera Ranch, CA 92694 - MLS®# OC14254409

Situated In The Guard-gated Community Of Palmil...

$1,708,400
Laguna Niguel, CA
4 br, 4 ba, 4,036 ft² Residential
Price:
$1,708,400
City:
Laguna Niguel
Beds:
4
Baths:
4
Area:
Laguna Niguel West
Subdiv:
Palmilla (PAL)
Type:
Residential

Situated In The Guard-gated Community Of Palmilla In The Beautiful City Of Laguna Niguel, Sits Th...

Photo of 24 San Simeon, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677 - MLS®# PW14241092

Amazing One Of A Kind Ocean View Residence Back...

$1,700,000
San Clemente, CA
5 br, 6 ba, 4,988 ft² Residential
Price:
$1,700,000
City:
San Clemente
Beds:
5
Baths:
6
Area:
Talega (TL)
Subdiv:
Careyes (CARY)
Type:
Residential

Amazing One Of A Kind Ocean View Residence Backing To The Talega Golf Club 16th Hole. Spectacular...

Photo of 7 Calle Careyes, San Clemente, CA 92673 - MLS®# OC14250674

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

This Once Beautiful Home Is In Need Of Repairs ...

$1,550,000
Yorba Linda, CA
4 br, 3 ba, 2,909 ft² Residential
Price:
$1,550,000
City:
Yorba Linda
Beds:
4
Baths:
3
Area:
Yorba Linda (85)
Subdiv:
Equestrian Estates (EQES)
Type:
Residential

This Once Beautiful Home Is In Need Of Repairs . No Repairs Will Be Made By Seller. The Home Is B...

Photo of 17059 El Cajon Avenue, Yorba Linda, CA 92886 - MLS®# IG14241197

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