Schools are a top priority for homebuyers

Parents’ school of choice is important to the majority of home buyers Newport Beach has top-rated schools in the area!

Schools are a top priority for homebuyers

Parents’ school of choice is important to the majority of home buyers Newport Beach has top-rated schools in the area!


Just Listed: 63 Shearwater Pl., Newport Beach

Just Listed: 63 Shearwater Pl., Newport Beach - Offered at $1,150,000! #realestate

Just Listed! | 63 Shearwater Pl., Newport Beach, CA – Offered at $1,150,000

63 Shearwater Place, Newport Beach - for sale by Renee West

63 Shearwater Place, Newport Beach - for sale by Renee West 63 Shearwater Place, Newport Beach - for sale by Renee West 63 Shearwater Place, Newport Beach - for sale by Renee West 63 Shearwater Place, Newport Beach - for sale by Renee West 63 Shearwater Place, Newport Beach - for sale by Renee West 63 Shearwater Place, Newport Beach - for sale by Renee West

Welcome to Bayview Terrace 24-hour gated community.

This pristine, completely remodeled 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath home is appointed with outstanding new features: carpet, paint, windows, window treatments, two chandeliers, washer and dryer, appliances, plumbing, heating and cooling units, storage cabinets, and…

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Just Listed! 59 Highland View, Irvine

Just listed for sale! 59 Highland View, Irvine — a newly upgraded townhome with Turtle Rock views. Open house Sun 1-3:30!

Just Listed! | 59 Highland View, Irvine, CA – Offered at $709,000

59 Highland View, Irvine | Townhome for sale in Irvine, CA offered by Renee West

59 Highland View, Irvine | Townhome for sale in Irvine, CA offered by Renee West 59 Highland View, Irvine | Townhome for sale in Irvine, CA offered by Renee West 59 Highland View, Irvine | Townhome for sale in Irvine, CA offered by Renee West 59 Highland View, Irvine | Townhome for sale in Irvine, CA offered by Renee West 59 Highland View, Irvine | Townhome for sale in Irvine, CA offered by Renee West 59 Highland View, Irvine | Townhome for sale in Irvine, CA offered by Renee West

This inviting single-level corner Penthouse enjoys pastoral views of Turtle Rock from the living room, den, dining room, kitchen, and the generous Master bedroom.

The welcoming entrance opens to rare 9-foot ceilings, a large great room featuring a dining area, living room with a fireplace, plus a den with built-in…

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What Home Buyers and Sellers Should Know About Housing Affordability

Is it the right time to buy a house? Is it the right time to sell?

How do you know when to jump into the real estate market? The answer is….it depends. There’s no single answer that applies to everyone. A host of factors come into play, including the economy in general, whether home prices are rising or falling, the inventory of available homes, and the state of your own financial outlook. If…

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Living in Newport Beach: View of Turtle Rock

Living in Newport Beach: View of Turtle Rock community in Irvine #livinginnewportbeach

Future listing’s view of Turtle Rock

Turtle Rock view

In the next couple of weeks, I’ll have a new listing available for sale in Irvine. Just look at the pastoral view of Turtle Rock from the condo!

Turtle Rock is a neighborhood in the south part of Irvine, California near Concordia University, Irvine and the University of California, Irvine. It’s a beautiful neighborhood with a community pool and hiking areas.

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Summarize Your Home

Summarize your home with repairs, maintenance and updates — and then make sure to ENJOY the summer!

Summer maintenance is really about keeping things running smoothly so you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy the more sublime pleasures of summer-like alfresco dinners with friends and family, puttering in the garden and lazy afternoons reading in the hammock. Keep It Cool

The first order of business is keeping your space cool. Make sure your air conditioning is running efficiently by putting in a…

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Comparing US and UK home staging

Comparing US and UK home staging practices

Staging a home when selling — how the US and the UK do it.

It’s never an easy decision to sell a home, no matter what the circumstances. It’s especially difficult if a family has lived there for many years and has an understandable emotional attachment to it. One would think that home staging in the US and UK would be broadly similar, preparing the home to look its best when prospective buyers…

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Living in Newport Beach: Promontory Bay

#LivinginNewportBeach: Promontory Bay throwback picture

Throwback: Another view of Promontory Bay

Promontory Bay, Newport Beach, ca

This photo of Promontory Bay, Newport Beach was taken back when several residences were either receiving facelifts or complete remodels. I do like this picture; the sky and reflections on the quiet bay are certainly the highlights of this photo.

There are currently two active homes for sale on Promontory Bay; click hereto view all available listings…

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Top 10 To-Do List for Homebuyers

You test drive new cars and consider your financing options before making a decision on which vehicle to buy, so why shouldn’t you plan your decision to buy a house and do all the research you can?

Top 10 To-Do List for Homebuyers

You test drive new cars and consider your financing options before making a decision on which vehicle to buy, so why shouldn’t you plan your decision to buy a house and do all the research you can?


Orange County Housing Inventory Snapshot - June 27, 2014

I hope you will find the following snapshot of the local Orange County real estate inventory interesting.

Orange County Housing Inventory Snapshot - June 27, 2014

I hope you will find the following snapshot of the local Orange County real estate inventory interesting.