A Seller’s Guide to Multiple Offers We’re currently in a “seller’s market” in Southern California, meaning there is more demand than there is supply. As a result, more sellers are now finding themselves in the position of being able to attract multiple offers. In California, sellers can issue multiple counter offers, negotiating with more than one buyer at a time. That allows the seller to How does a seller go about attracting multiple offers and what should they do when they receive them? The best way to generate multiple offers is to choose a competitive pricing strategy. That doesn’t necessarily …
Orange County is often cited as having the most enticing weather in the United States. For a majority of the year, residents of Orange County are treated to sunny, blue skies, and moderate temperatures. It rarely rains and it doesn’t snow. This is why “the weather” is the number one reason people give when asked why they chose to live in Orange County.
In addition to its stellar weather patterns, Orange County is a sought-after locale because of the myriad available recreational activities within its borders. While it is most well-known for housing the worldfamous Disneyland, it’s also home to the Old West-themed amusement park, Knott’s Berry Farm.
The entire coastline of the county is spanned with beautifully maintained public beaches, each with its own unique “beach city scene.” There are over 30 incorporated cities under the Orange County umbrella, most of which are suburban paradises, some of which are a superb combination of metropolis and suburbia.
While the county does not have a defined capitol city, many of its “hubs” have been identified by what they offer the community. Irvine, for instance, is the county’s largest business and financial hub; Anaheim is the county’s tourist hub, and Santa Ana serves as the county’s seat in government. Each of these three core OC cities house over 200,000 people.
Contrary to what the television shows “The OC,” “Laguna Beach,” and “The Real Housewives of OC” would have you believe about the county, there is an unparalleled demographic range of people who reside in Orange County. Just because the perks are worth paying for, doesn’t mean that everyone lives within the parameters of the wealthiest 2% of Americans. In reality, the characteristics of residents in OC cannot be pigeon-holed because they are far too varied.
The demographics of its residents are not the only varied thing about Orange County: geographically, the county is surrounded by the full spectrum of topography. By driving an hour in any direction, residents can reach the beach, the mountains, the desert, or the city. In ANY season snowboarders can hit the slopes, off-roaders can hit the desert, and surfers can hit shore! Year-round mild, sunny weather makes for a life of endless possibilities. So, there isn’t ONE reason why people choose to live in Orange County, but there are PLENTY of reasons to never want to leave.
If you’re interested in Orange County real estate and you’d like help exploring which OC community is right for you, we’d be happy to help.
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Diamond Jubilee Celebration: Disneyland turns 60! The Birthday Celebration will begin Friday, May 22, 2015 in its usual enchanting way. The park opened on July 17, 1955, but who celebrates their birthday for only one day? This once in-a-life time event will include a special “Disney Paint the Night Parade.” Millions of dazzling lights will fill Main Street. There will also be a “Diamond Mad T Party” at California Adventure, and enchanting entertainment throughout the park. Guests will have a chance to win real diamonds, purchase creative souvenirs, taste festive drinks, and eat special treats. The iconic Sleeping Beauty Castle will …
Happy Howl-o-ween! Why should us humans get all the fun? As important members of the family, your pets should get to partake in all the festivities! Here are some of the fun Halloween events in the LA/OC area that you and your furry friends can both enjoy! Walk & Trick-or-Treat for the Animals Oct. 24th, 9 am – noon Huntington Beach Central Park 18000 Goldenwest Street, Huntington Beach Furry kids and human kids are both welcome at this trick-or-treating event! Explore the haunted dog agility course or trick-or-treat through the “ghost town” of vendors. Not to mention all …
How Escrow Works… The word escrow can be confusing because it has several different meanings in the real estate world. The actual definition of escrow is something of value. Down payment check Documents Purchase and sales agreement Instructions These valuable items are given to an impartial third party to hold until specific conditions are met. This third party can be an escrow agent, title agent, or a closing attorney. It is important to know that the third party does not have anything to gain or lose from the real estate transaction. Anchor Seaport Escrow is a trusted escrow company in …