BanCorp's Official Orange County Real Estate Blog

 

The city of Newport Coast will charm you with its beauty, set adjacent to Mother Nature and the Pacific Ocean. The Majority of the Newport Coast community has been reserved for; affluent families, captains of industry and affluent families that desire the pampered, upper-class lifestyle. Newport Coast is home to the prestigious Pelican Hills Golf Club, a Tom Fazio designed ocean view golf course, and the five-star Resort at Pelican Hill. With that being said, some of the best fun in the city is found in the water. From whale-watching excursions to tide pools, surfing, scuba diving and snorkeling.

 

Our local Newport Coast Realtors are intimately familiar with all of the neighborhoods and subdivisions in Newport Coast, and love to share

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Mission Viejo is city that is built around families – it is also extremely loyal to its business community. There are many community events scheduled throughout the year the Mission Viejo residents including; concerts on the green, fun and free comedy magic shows, fourth of July fireworks, Teen Scene Dive-in Movie, annual walks against drugs, and other cultural offerings. The Mission Viejo real estate market is located in the heart of South Orange County, and the residential offerings include; single-family-residences, condos and town homes – there is still available land for sale in Mission Viejo for people who are interested in building their own custom home.

 

Home to; Shops at Mission Viejo, Kaleidoscope, Mission Hospital, Lake Mission

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There are so many advantages to living in the Laguna Woods community of Orange County where over 17,000 residents enjoy one of the best climates in the world. The elegant Laguna Woods homes for sale are surrounded by social facilities, restaurants, shopping, churches, and active 55+ people (average age of new residents is 66) interested in living just 5-miles from the Pacific Ocean. Over 15,000 residents live in the 12,736 units of Laguna Woods Village, which include condominiums, cooperatives (“co-ops”), and single family homes. Voted best Senior Living Community by the O.C. Register, in the highly-desirable Laguna Woods residential market you will find a full complement of gardeners, plumbers, painters and carpenters that ensure that

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The Laguna Hills housing market continues to thrive with interest rates remaining at near historical lows. The homes in Laguna Hills are much more affordable when compared to their contemporary neighbors to the south and west (Laguna Niguel, Laguna and Newport Beach). The Laguna Hills residential market consists primarily of; two-story tract style homes, condos and townhomes, and you will locate sprawling estates in the Nellie Gail Ranch community, with many of them being equestrian properties. With easy access to the 5 and 405-freeways, the beach cities via Laguna Canyon Road, and a currently being renovated shopping mall, buyers interest in Laguna Hills properties continue to soar.

 

BanCorp Realty has been serving within the Laguna Hills

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You would not find to many arguments about the city of Laguna Beach is best visited in the summer months. Besides over 9-miles of pristine beaches, a multitude of tide pools, and too many outdoor activities to name (Paddleboarding, Surfing, sun-bathing, kayak tours, fishing, and sailing to name a few), the city of Laguna Beach comes alive during the summer months with many high-profile events that are staged annually in the city.

 

The Laguna-Art-A-Fair you will find fine art by 125 renowned artists and master craftspeople from around the world, across the United States and gifted local artists as well. This event runs from July twelfth to September third. The Pageant of the Masters which runs from July twelfth through August thirty-first,

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The Huntington Beach real estate market is a seaside paradise, with “everything under the sun” outdoor activities available throughout the year. With pleasant year-round weather, the residents of Huntington Beach are able to enjoy events and site-seeing destinations practically any time of the year.

Here are the top 10 things to see and do in Huntington Beach:

  • Visit the Huntington Beach Pier

  • Take your dog to Huntington Beach Dog Park

  • Take a stroll through Downtown Huntington Beach

  • Spend a day at Huntington Beach State Park

  • Go on a whale watching excursion out of Newport Beach (from $23.99)

  • Go on a half-day fishing cruise (from $44.50)

  • Visit the other coastal cities down the

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The city of Aliso Viejo is celebrating its sixteenth anniversary of original incorporating this upcoming Saturday, June 24 from 12 – 3 p.m. at the Aliso Viejo Aquatic Center. This family free event is offered to the entire Aliso Viejo real estate market and at the party you can enjoy excellent culinary choices, swimming in the pool and fun games and amusements – admission is free for the Aliso Viejo residents. On Wednesday, June 21 many people in the community of Aliso Viejo visited Jimboy’s Tacos, where the restaurant donated 20 percent of their sales to the First Maintenance Battalion at Camp Pendleton. Many of the city’s local veterans and military took advantage of food free of charge on that day.

During the month of July (10,17, 24 and

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BanCorp Realty is a full-service Real Estate Broker that has been serving the Orange County community since 1995. We are able to assist you in; buying or selling your home in Orange County, leasing out your home or helping you rent a property, and assisting with financing whenever necessary. We have been working in the Orange County housing market since 1995, and have helped 1,000’s of satisfied client’s, with over $420,000,000 in closed transactions. People like working with our firm because we are trustworthy, we always put our client’s interests ahead of our own, and we always listen more than we talk (God gave us 2 ears and 1 mouth for a reason).

From San Clemente, up to coast to Huntington Beach inland to Irvine, Aliso Viejo and Coto

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If you are getting ready to list your home for sale, and you don’t live it, and there is no furniture in it, furnishing it to bring more attention to your property is crucial. Picking the right furniture to cover up small blemishes can make a world of difference. A house without any furniture is impersonal and sterile; it is neither comfortable nor attractive. Potential home owners can’t determine the correct room dimensions, and may think rooms are smaller (or larger) than they actually are.

Consider Buying New Furniture. The is undoubtedly the quickest and smartest way to get furniture into your vacant home. It gives you a great deal of latitude in choosing the correct furniture you desire, furnishings that balance the age and architecture

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Many time people who are getting ready to list their property think that they need to invest a boat-load of money into the home to prepare it for sale. One of the major problems with this is that it delays it getting the property on the MLS. From repairs (both minor and major) to staging, the process can become overwhelming.

There are numerous ways to reduce expenses prior to listing the home. One of them is to make sure you are working with a veteran Orange County Realtor who is knowledgeable about the entire transaction from start to close of escrow. Hiring a home inspector PRIOR to listing the home is another way to reduce costs. Most sellers don’t complete this part until after the offer has been made and accepted. By find problems with the home

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