What are the Showing Instructions on Your Newport Beach Home?

Showing Instructions on Your Newport Beach Home | Explaining Showing Instructions You have listed your Newport Beach home for sale, and your Realtor® has asked you to fill our an MLS input form. This is information which is mandatory must be completed in order to enter the property into the MLS. It is imperative to be accurate on this form with the data. There are some items on the MLS entry form which are mandatory, and that means you cannot complete entering a property into the MLS without an … [Read more...]

Balboa Peninsula Point Home for Sale in Newport Beach

1730 East Ocean Boulevard, Newport Beach | Balboa Peninsula Point Homes for Sale This charming single family home located on Balboa Peninsula Point in Newport Beach has just been listed for sale. This three bedroom home is being offered for consideration at $1,795,000. This charming cottage style home located on the Balboa Peninsula Point features three bedrooms and two and three quarters bathrooms. With a nice outside patio and entry area, this home is designed to enjoy the Newport … [Read more...]

Preparing Your Newport Beach Home to Sell | Managing your Listing

You have prepared to sell your Newport Beach home to sell, and you have addressed deferred maintenance, made necessary repairs, you are thinking like a buyer, you have selected your Newport Beach Realtor, and this post will be addressing managing your listing. This is the last post in the series of preparing your Newport Beach home to sell, and the next series will be on the process and steps of selling your home. Important considerations include the following: Put away valuables and … [Read more...]

Are You Selling Your Newport Beach Home? | Part 1 | Address Deferred Maintenance

It is the first week of January, are you considering selling your Newport Beach home? This is part 1 in a series to provide information to you in the Newport Beach home selling process and preparing your home to sell, and the necessary steps that need to be taken when selling your home. Does your home have deferred maintenance? You are planning on selling your Newport Beach home, and don't want to invest the extra money to repair items on the home that need attention. You might want to think … [Read more...]

Determine the Fair Market Value of Your Newport Beach, CA Home

Fair Market Value You are considering selling your Newport Beach home, and would like to determine the fair market value of the property. There are many considerations you need to be aware of when it is your "own" home as you selected it, you made improvements to it, and spent time with your family in that home so of course there will be emotional attachments. Given that there may be emotional investment and attachment to the home, it may be difficult to be objective or realistic with … [Read more...]

New Year’s Eve Activities in Newport Beach, CA | Bringing in 2012

New Year's Eve is coming up this weekend  and hopefully you west coasters have already planned your Newport Beach New Year’s Eve festivities. There are many of pre-planned New Years Eve events in the Newport Beach area, and I would recommend making your plans right away so you can have a great New Year’s Eve and bring in 2012. Why not go out to the Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach and enjoy their festivities. Consider a dinner at 930 Sushi in Newport Beach, and enjoy some delicious … [Read more...]

Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade

The Christmas Boat Parade in Newport Beach  hosted by the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 103rd annual Christmas Boat Parade in Newport Beach. The Newport Beach Christmas boat parade will run for five nights and begins on Wednesday, December 14 and ending Sunday, December 18, 2011. The Newport Beach Christmas boat parade starts by Bay Island in Newport Beach, and finishes at the same location at approximately 9:00 pm . I was driving down Coast Highway this evening and saw  one … [Read more...]

The Castaways in Newport Beach – Market Report – November, 2011

The Castaways homes in Newport Beach have Cape Cod Style design and architecture. Many of these Newport Beach homes for sale do have three car garages.  The school district for the residents of the Castaways is Newport Mesa Unified School disrict, and the specific schools are: Mariners Elementary School (which is a highly sought after school), Ensign Middle School and Newport Harbor High School. Both Ensign Middle School and Newport Harbor High School are very close proximity to the Castaways in … [Read more...]

Balboa Island in Newport Beach Holiday Walking Tour

The Balboa Island Home Walking tour is coming up on this weekend on December 11, 2011. This is a one of the favorite Newport Beach holiday activities. There will be eight decorated beach cottages and bayfront homes on Balboa Island in Newport Beach. These homes will be decorated in a unique manner, and to continue to enjoy the holiday season in Newport Beach. Make sure that you visit the stores and shops on Marine Avenue for all of your Holiday shopping. Also enjoy refreshments as … [Read more...]

What to Expect When Working With a Real Estate Agent

Are you considering purchasing a home for sale? If you are, then here is a guide for working with a Real Estate agent, and what you can expect. Real Estate Agents work on commission. Real Estate agents get paid when they sell a house or lease a house. Real Estate agents do not work for free, and are not professional door openers. Select a Realtor to work with. Create a list of questions, and meet with the agents who you are considering. Let each agent know that you are in the … [Read more...]