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Hidden Qualities in South Orange County Homes for Sale Home buyers shopping in south Orange County for the first time often have sticker shock, and sometimes have to remind themselves that they are buying more than just a house.  The beautiful weather, beaches, and other amenities are part of th...
The Home Buying Process – Choosing Your Orange County Realtor   No doubt about it; buying a home, especially in expensive Orange County, is a big, exciting, scary deal.  You have a lot on the line and many things can go wrong along the way.  It’s not like you can just pick it out and say, “I’ll ...
The Home Buying Process – Define Your Ideal Orange County Home   Who doesn’t love looking at homes on line?  Especially Orange County homes, where every type of home imaginable can be found.   When you are serious about buying a home, though, there are a few things you should think about while yo...
South Orange County Appreciates Our Veterans and Active Military Here in South Orange County, we have many opportunities to show our appreciation for our servicemen and women.  Parades are fun, but we go the extra mile to meet the unique housing needs of our military as well.  Whether you want to...
Buying a Second Home in South Orange County Does buying a second home make sense financially? Keep in mind not only the mortgage payments, property taxes, and upkeep, but also homeowner's association dues.   Think about the location and type of second home you want to buy. A town home or condomin...
Call me today at 949.633.1612 to discuss what is happening in today’s south Orange County real estate market and how it is affecting the value of your home.  I would be happy to give you a personalized comparative market analysis for your home or assist you in purchasing a home.  
Single Story View Homes for Sale in Mission Viejo   Only a small percentage of the homes for sale in south Orange County have just one level, but folks looking for single story view homes for sale in Mission Viejo have quite a few choices this week.   With our varied terrain, you can have one of ...
Mission Viejo Senior Discount on Trash Collection   One thing that adds fun and variety to my real estate work is discovering goodies around town that make life better, but may not be widely known.  This week, I want to make sure you know that the city of Mission Viejo offers a 20% senior discoun...
 Dana Point Elephant Parade ends soon Haven't made it down to Dana Point to check out the Asian elephants displayed throughout the beach, harbor and plaza?  Don't delay - November 16 is their last day in Orange County.  They will be in their current locations until Thursday, then they will be mov...
Make Room for Holiday Memories In Your Orange County Home The Orange County weather is marginally cooler and Halloween is history - the holiday season has officially begun. It is never too early to begin preparing your home for holiday gatherings. Making a plan and accomplishing a few tasks each ...

Laurie Martinez

South Orange County Real Estate
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