Orange County Real Estate Blog

  • Prepare to Buy a Home in 2019

    BY Ron Accornero

    Is buying a home your New Years resolution for 2019? Are you unsure where to start? While buying a home can be a complex process, there are steps you can take now so that you’re more prepared when the time comes. Here’s how to get yourself ready ...

  • 2019 Resolutions for Home Sellers

    BY Ron Accornero

    Is selling your home on your to-do list for 2019? While selling a home can be a big undertaking, it’s much easier if you strategize and set goals. If you’re planning to put your home on the market in the next few months, why not use the New Year ...

  • Finding Gratitude in Times of Transition

    BY Ron Accornero

    Buying or selling a home can be an emotional transition. Packing up and leaving one home and then getting settled into another is often disorienting. This can be especially tough during the holidays, which is traditionally a time we associate with ...

  • Protect Your Home Over the Holidays

    BY Ron Accornero

    The holiday season is officially here! It’s that time of year when we all deck the halls and gather together to celebrate. It also happens to be that time of year when you’re more vulnerable to burglars – or even house fires. It’s important...

  • Is Fall a Good Time to Sell?

    BY Ron Accornero

    There are so many questions to ask when you’re selling your home. The one that may be at the top of your mind right now is whether or not it’s a good time. While most people tend to think that spring is the ideal season to put your home up for ...

  • Creating Secret Spaces in Your Home

    BY Ron Accornero

    Since October is the month dedicated to all things mystical, it may have you yearning to add a little magic to your home. Or maybe you just want to create a space that’s quiet and away from activity. Whatever your reasons, creating a secret space...

  • How to Recognize Mold Problems

    BY Ron Accornero

    When buying a new home, one of the problems you should be on the lookout for is mold. Even the cleanest homes have some mold, but if the problem has gotten out of control it could cause serious health issues. Common reactions to mold include diffic...

  • Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

    BY Ron Accornero

    Fall is officially here, which means there’s no time to waste in getting your home ready for the season. This is a great time of year to finish those bigger projects you’ve been meaning to get to as well as regular maintenance chores before colde...

  • Back to School: Getting Your Home Ready

    BY Ron Accornero

    Back-to-school season is officially here. This time of year can often be hectic for parents, and it’s doubly so if you’ve just moved into a new house. Somehow, in the midst of unpacking, you’re supposed to get prepared for the school year ahe...

  • New Empty Nesters – Now What?

    BY Ron Accornero

    As the summer comes to a close, it’s time for the kids to head back to school. But for some people, that means seeing their youngest child off to college and suddenly becoming empty nesters. This transition is a major life shift that can take tim...