Orange County Real Estate Blog

  • When You Can’t Agree on a House

    BY Ron Accornero

    Buying a home can be a stressful process. But if you and your spouse can’t agree on which house to buy, your stress levels can go through the roof. In a competitive market, you need to act quickly when you find a home you love. So what do you do if...

  • How to Water Your Lawn

    BY Ron Accornero

    As a first-time homeowner, you may not know exactly how to care for that green lawn surrounding your new home. Even long-time homeowners can be a bit mystified by the process. Though it seems easy – you just turn on the sprinkler – when and how m...

  • Moving in the Summer Heat

    BY Ron Accornero

    We are entering into the dog days of summer and cities across America are feeling the heat. It also happens to be the time of year when many people are moving into new homes. While summer is the most popular time to move, it can also be physically de...

  • Heating Systems 101

    BY Ron Accornero

    We’re heading into the hottest part of the year, so it’s unlikely you’re thinking too much about your home’s heating system. But if you’re house hunting this summer or you need to upgrade to a new system, now is the time to research and und...

  • Increase Your Home’s Value

    BY Ron Accornero

    If a home sale is in your future, then you may want to start thinking about ways you can increase your home’s value. Getting top dollar is important to all sellers, and by making strategic choices about upgrades and renovations, you can get a han...

  • After Your Home Sells

    BY Ron Accornero

    If you’ve just sold your home – congratulations! Selling a home can be stressful, and making it to the finish line deserves a celebration. But just because you’ve made it to the closing table doesn’t mean it’s time to wash your hands of the...

  • Planning a House Hunting Trip

    BY Ron Accornero

    Summer is a great time to take a vacation. But it can also be a great time to go house hunting. In fact, if you’re planning to move out of town, then a long weekend can be a perfect time to plan your trip. Here’s how to maximize your time so th...

  • The Dangers of Overpricing Your Home

    BY Ron Accornero

    The most common issue that most home sellers confront is determining exactly how much their home is worth. If you’re selling your home, then you know that many factors contribute to the pricing. While it can be tempting to price your home on the hi...

  • Moving Into a Bigger Home

    BY Ron Accornero

    Have you recently upsized? Moving into a larger home can be an exciting transition. But you may have discovered you suddenly have a lot more space to fill. While it can be fun to daydream about how you’ll use all this new space, you also need to be...

  • Is Your New Home Making You Sick?

    BY Ron Accornero

    Do you wake up feeling congested or fatigued? Are you having trouble sleeping? Do you get frequent headaches or struggle to concentrate? While these can be common symptoms for a variety of illnesses, they could also be caused by your new home. Here...