Orange County Real Estate Blog

  • What Buyers Are Looking For Right Now

    BY Ron Accornero

    Sellers – now is a great time to put your home on the market. If you’ve been hesitant to list because of the pandemic, then you should know that buyers have been flocking to the market this summer. Record low interest rates are motivating many bu...

  • Can You Host an Open House This Summer?

    BY Ron Accornero

    While the pandemic put in-person open houses on hold for several weeks, more buyers and sellers are eager to resume this practice. While virtual tours have helped to keep the market afloat during these challenging times, it’s hard to replace the ex...

  • Getting a Home Loan During the Pandemic

    BY Ron Accornero

    Whether you’re buying a new home or you’re hoping to refinance, getting a mortgage can be a big job. It’s doubly so right now as we adjust to the “new normal” caused by the global pandemic. While the real estate market is still quite strong...

  • Why Housing Prices Are Holding Steady During the Pandemic

    BY Ron Accornero

    Over the past couple of months, we’ve watched as the pandemic has wreaked havoc on industries such as travel, tourism, and hospitality. Many have been left to wonder if the housing market would also suffer the consequences of the spread of the coro...

  • Curb Appeal and COVID-19

    BY Ron Accornero

    As a home seller, curb appeal has always been important. The way the outside of your home looks will influence whether or not a potential buyer would like to see more. But as a home seller during the COVID-19 pandemic, curb appeal is absolutely essen...

  • Coronavirus and Homeowners Insurance

    BY Ron Accornero

    The global pandemic has affected nearly every part of our lives. As we adjust to this new normal, it’s important for homeowners to consider all the ways in which the coronavirus may affect you. This includes your homeowners’ insurance. While the ...

  • Buying a “Sale Pending” Home

    BY Ron Accornero

    You’ve finally found the perfect home that meets all your needs. The trouble is, it’s listed as sale pending. Just what does “sale pending” mean, and should you give up hope of ever buying this house? Here’s what you need to know about ho...

  • Three Reasons Why This is not a Housing Crisis

    BY Ron Accornero

    In times of uncertainty, one of the best things we can do to ease our fears is to educate ourselves with research, facts, and data. Digging into past experiences by reviewing historical trends and understanding the peaks and valleys of what...

  • Buying in a “Good” Location

    BY Ron Accornero

    We’ve all heard the saying, “Location, location, location!” But what does that actually mean? Buying a home in a good location will help ensure that you’re happy in your new home. It also means that you’ll have an easier time selling down t...

  • 8 Ways to Know You’ve Found the Right Home

    BY Ron Accornero

    When you begin your search for a new home, you may worry about how you’ll know if you’ve found “the one.” It’s normal to feel anxious about the purchase. After all, buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll ever make....