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8 Year Recipient Of 5 Star Award As Seen In Forbes

That's right! For the 8th year, Kurt Galitski has been awarded the 5-Star Agent Award as seen in South Coast Magazine and Forbes. As an elite group of real estate professionals in Orange County, it

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Our Newest Costa Mesa Listing

This totally remodeled gem will wow you! A custom glass door welcomes you in to this marvel with travertine and hardwood floors throughout and abundant custom cabinetry for storage. It's the

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The Kurt Real Estate Group Launches New Consumer Driven Website

We are extremely excited to launch the new and improved Kurt Real Estate Group Website! It's now, even more, user-friendly with consumer-driven features that get you to the information you seek.

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Award Winning Property Management

 Does this look familiar to you? Is your rental property the party central of your community? We can help- Get your first 3 months free! Click

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Latest Feature In VIEW Magazine

We're proud to share that our latest Eastside Costa Mesa listing has been featured on pg 24 of this weekend's VIEW Magazine! VIEW Magazine is inserted in the Orange County Register, The Independent,

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The Federal Reserve Raised Interest Rates For The Third Time This Year

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the third time this year.We did anticipate this happening said Orange County Real Estate Agent Kurt Galitski of The Kurt Real Estate Group in Orange

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Stunning Footage Of Eastside Costa Mesa Townhouse For Sale

 If you haven't yet seen this killer Eastside townhouse, check out our latest video! Eastside Costa Mesa living doesn't get much better than this. Nearly 2,000 sq ft, with 3 beds & 2,

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Kurt Galitski Awarded 5 Star Professional Agent Award For The 8th Year

We've done it again! For the eighth year, Kurt Galitski and The Kurt Real Estate Group have been awarded the 5-Star Professional Agent Award, featured in Orange Coast Magazine. It is a constant

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Home Buyer Behaviors That Make Real Estate Agents Cringe

11 Mortifying Home Buyer Behaviors That Make Real Estate Agents CringeBy Cathie Ericson | Aug 30, 2018 Having been in real estate for over seventeen years, I have had many of these

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Costa Mesa And Orange County Market Update

Homebuying in Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach,  and Corona del Mar fell 6% this Spring versus one year ago. Core Logic found the below 15 trends in 9 zip codes covered by the

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Outdoor Kitchens Vs Indoor Kitchens

You’ve just moved in to your new house and you love your outdoor kitchen, great. But, Have you stopped to consider all the things that it takes to keep an outdoor kitchen running smoothly?,

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Airing On KCAL 9 Next Saturday

Airing on 8/4 on KCAL 9 @4PM!!!If you haven't yet seen this Covenant Hills semi-custom home, this ad will give you a great sneak peak behind the!

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Momentum In Consumer Housing Confidence Slows

The Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index® (HPSI) fell 1.6 points in June to 90.7 after reaching new survey highs in April and May. The decline is due to decreases in four of the six HPSI

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The Truth About Zestimates

Do you know how much your home is worth? Homeowners and buyers often answer this question by turning to a system known as a Zestimate, produced by Zillow.com. Zillow’s intention is to create an

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Should You Jump Into Real Estate

Buying a house is a big moment in your life, whether it’s a first time purchase or you’re snatching up yet another investment property. The home buying process is tedious and stressful, and can

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Why Rising Mortgage Rates Are Not A Threat

Mortgage rates are currently on the rise, but, according to First American’s Potential Home Sales Model, the rise in rates will not noticeably reduce home sales. Even if the rates went to 5,

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What You Should Know About Solar Leases

America’s love for renewable energy has led to the expansion of solar energy. It’s become so popular, that in May 2018, the California Energy Commission set a precedent for California as the

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Debt To Income Ratios Rising Among Buyers

About one in five conventional mortgage loans issued this winter went to borrowers who spent more than 45 percent of their monthly incomes on their mortgage payment and other debts. This is the

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More Tech Workers Cannot Afford To Live Where They Work

A group of millennial-age technology workers stand near signage for Google at the Googleplex, the Silicon Valley headquarters of search engine and technology company Google Inc in Mountain View,

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How To Protect Yourself Against Online Identity Theft

Anyone can be at risk of identity theft - especially in the technology era we live in today. Identity thieves are highly skilled at accessing bank accounts, credit card information, and social

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The Best Housing Markets For Home Flippers

At an 11-year high, home flipping is all the rage this year. More than 207,000 homes have been flipped at an average profit of $68,100 per house. As any good investor knows, the key is knowing

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Understanding Title Insurance

Being in escrow can be overwhelming for many buyers. Pages and pages of documents flood their inbox and mailbox. A good majority of this they rely on their agent or escrow officer to advise on and

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Foreign Buyers In The US Market Are Changing

Many countries' residents have their eye on the US. After all, that is how our country was formed. We're a melting pot of all nationalities. While Chinese buyers have made up the majority of the

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8 Essential Tools Needed For A Remodel

Remodeling a new house is a bit like taking up a new hobby. There are a lot of things you don’t know yet, but you learn as you go. For starters, you’ll need specialized equipment. Whether you

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Will CA See Rent Control On The Ballot

This year, California voters may get to decide whether cities should be able to enforce stronger rent control. Proponents claim to have enough signatures to see the measure reach the ballot come.

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Already No 1 And On Track For Our Biggest Year Yet

I’m very proud to announce that Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage led all competing residential real estate firms in Southern California in closed residential transaction units and sales

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The Impact Of Rising Interest Rates

With interest rates going up, many buyers don't realize the effects of waiting. All buyers are motivated by either one of two things - either they are motivated by time (they have an impending

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Is Southern California At Risk Of A Bubble

Everybody's thinking it and most people are asking it...is a bubble coming? I can't tell you how frequently I've recently been asked this question. Economists and now mortgage insurance companies

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SUPERIOR REAL ESTATE ASSET MANAGEMENT SERVICES IN COSTA MESA CA

SUPERIOR REAL ESTATE & ASSET MANAGEMENT SERVICES IN COSTA MESA, CA Our goal is to build long-term relationships with our clients through our superior investment property and asset

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Kurt Property Mangement Technolgy

Our TechnologyOur Technology Advantage Our goal is to provide you with the best service and manage your properties efficiently and effectively. Our team has invested in a complete and modern

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Kurt Property Management Services

Kurt Property Management Services Asset Management Solutions Kurt Property Management fills a void in the property management industry in Orange County. By providing individualized, responsive,

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The Truth About Lead Based Paint Liability

If you've recently purchased or leased a property, you may have had to sign something called the Lead-Based Paint Addendum. Don't worry, we won't judge if you don't remember signing it or don't know

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Spring Homebuyers Want This Type Of House

With spring home-buying season ramping up and summer just a short distance away, it leads sellers to wonder, what are home shoppers looking for this season? We have the answers for you right here...

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Single Family Rent Prices Continue To Rise In 2018

We’ve talked about it before and we’re bringing it back again. Last year, we saw rent prices increase 2.6 percent, causing more renters to begin looking at homeownership. Now, data collected by

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Why We Are Numero Uno

"What's it like to be blue?" people ask. This is what it's like. We do $148.7 Million DAILY...and that's just luxury sales over $1 Million. We have offices in 47 different countries and a history of

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Get A Greener Lawn

Spring is here and, while we are blessed to live in the warmth of Southern California, this desert climate can get cold in the winters killing some of our foliage. With warmer weather approaching,'

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Deed Vs Title

People often use the terms deed and title interchangeably. What you might not realize is that there is actually a very big distinction between the two. First, let's define exactly what each means

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KREG Receives International Presidents Elite Award

The Kurt Real Estate Group celebrated in style last weekend at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott in Dana Point, receiving the International President's Elite Award as one of the top 5 small teams in Orange

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Featured In VIEW Magazine

As a recipient of the International President’s Elite Award, The Kurt Real Estate Group is being featured in this weekend’s edition of VIEW Magazine! We could not be more

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Dont Be Delinquent On Your Property Taxes

It's that time of year again. The most dreaded time of year. Tax season. Grunt and groan all you like, but unfortunately, we all have to do it. I doubt you've forgotten the big one due;

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Celebrating Success With A Champagne Toast

Celebrating our successes with a champagne toast in their new dream kitchen! It's moments like these that really make what we do special. After finding David & Rachel their new home in Costa

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Downsizing The Right Way

Thinking of downsizing? No, we're not talking about the new Matt Damon movie. With many boomers now empty nesters, they no longer have a need for so much home. People downsize for a number

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10 Students To Win A 2000 Dollar College Scholarship

Last year, our company launched the national NRT Relocation & Referral Services’ Share Your Moving Story scholarship program, through which 10 winning students from across the country

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Homeowners Upbeat That Equity Rise Will Continue

To put it simply, homeowners are amped about their home equity. More than 80 percent of 1,000 homeowners polled believe their home's value will continue to rise for the next 3 years. Some even

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5 Signs You Are Ready To Sell

Feeling like your home has gotten a little small for your family? Or do you feel like your home has outgrown you? Either way, not all homeowners plan to live in their current residence forever. In

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7th Time On Worlds Most Ethical Companies List

We're pleased to share the exciting news that Realogy Holdings Corp, our parent company, has been named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the seventh year in a row. Coldwell Banker

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Who Are We Seeing Buying Homes

The primary reason buyers purchased a home in 2017 was for the sense of ownership. While some traded up or down, many purchased simply for the sake of owning their own home. In fact, 34 percent of

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Are We Amidst Another Bubble

Let’s be clear: following a brief pause after the first-time homebuyer tax credits expired, California has experienced robust, consistent home price growth for nearly 6 years—68 months of

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Stay On Top Of Home Maintenance Tasks

Your home requires ongoing maintenance to stay in tiptop shape. If you neglect routine tasks, you risk overlooking potential issues that could lead to expensive repairs down the road. Stay on top of

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Public Services Completes Installation Of First Bike Sharrows

Public Services recently completed the installation of 26 thermoplastic, green-backed bike sharrows on East 19th Street, between Fullerton Avenue and Irvine Avenue.These were the first to be

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What Will Amazons HQ2 Do To SoCal Housing Crisis

While Amazon's choice of location for its second headquarters will positively impact the economy of any city they choose, it also brings about the question - what's going to happen to the

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Public Services Keeps Alley Refurbishing Rolling Along

BEFOREPublic Services is halfway complete with the $1.2 million citywide alley rehabilitation project. The city contracted with Black Rock Construction, who began the project in September 2017.The

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Costa Mesa Police Staff Increases For Specialty Assignments

The first deployment shift change for 2018 for the Costa Mesa Police Department has taken place, resulting in some exciting and new additions to several key specialty assignments. The Traffic

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2018 Tax Reform Law

The new tax reform bill, which was signed into law by President Trump in late December, will be effective for the 2018 tax year. The National Association of REALTORS® has put together a useful

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Costa Mesa Partners With Newport Beach Luxury Animal Hospital

Two words. Cat Condos. Need we say more? To house it's stray animals, Costa Mesa has teamed up with luxury Newport Center Animal Hospital and Pet Hotel Suites. On a temporary basis these

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Light And Bright Multi Level Townhouse For Sale In Costa Mesa

Townhouse for sale in Costa Mesa off Fairview and Fair.This bright and stunning multi-level townhouse is in the perfect location and offers some unique features. With a front deck, 2 balconies

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You Can Prevent Wildfires From Getting Your Home

Unfortunately, many Californians from North to South are feeling the effects of the disastrous wildfires blazing down our great state. The combination of the Santa Ana winds and our desert climate

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In Honor Of MLK

Today we honor Martin Luther King Jr, the most impactful civil rights activist in our country's history. His ideas regarding race relations inspired and motivated many people of all races. He

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9 Places Asbestos May Be Lurking In Your Home

If you don't already know what asbestos is, it's a naturally occurring mineral substance that can be pulled off in a fluffy substance. The fibers are resistant to heat, electricity, and chemical

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New Camera Sunglasses Post Pictures On Social Media

As if we didn't have enough immediate access to social media from our phones and watches, these sunglasses bring the immediacy of capturing and posting imagery to us in a new way. Following in the

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Housing Market Still Has Legs

After six years of rising home prices, what does this year have in store? Will prices continue to rise or will the market stall? Will rent hikes keep coming? According to Jeff Collins with the

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4 Tips For Going Solar In 2018

Solar energy has become quite common, particularly in this great sunshine state. More and more homeowners are turning to solar looking to save on one of their costliest utilities bills... power. If

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7 Home Design Resolutions For The New Year

Looking to spruce things up in your home this year? As we welcome in 2018, we also welcome new changes and styles. Here are some inspiring design resolutions for your home this new year.1.

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Financial Resolutions For 2018

With a new year comes new resolutions. Some are lofty goals we set hoping we'll dedicate ourselves to reaching them, but we don't harbor feelings of remorse if we don't accomplish them. Some of

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Builder Confidence Is High For An Expanding Market In 2018

Builder confidence in the market for newly built single family homes is high, up five points to 74 points total in December according to the Housing Market Index (HMI) of the National

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Know Your Neighbors

Shockingly enough, many of us don't know our own neighbors! 33 percent of us don't even know their names. Unfortunately, with the dawn of social media, technology, and ever changing demographics,

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Announcing FREE App Open Houses Near Me

Did you know there's a free app you can use to look up open houses near you? Available in the App Store and Google play, it contains the most accurate and up-to-date info pulling directly from the

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What The Tax Bill Means For Homeowners

Friday Republicans unveiled the final version of their tax bill. Having reconciled their versions of tax legislation here's what's in the final legislation lawmakers will be voting on next week

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KREG Celebrates 2017 Successes At Coldwell Banker Holiday Brunch

The Kurt Real Estate Group celebrated their 2017 successes at the annual Coldwell Banker Holiday Brunch. Reaching $35 million in sales this year, the team, led by Kurt Galitski (far left) includes

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And The Fed Increases Interest Rates

Today the Federal Reserve raised the interest rate benchmark for the third time this year, increasing short-term interest rates by a quarter percentage point from 1.25 to 1.5.  The Federal Open

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How To Lock In Killer First And Business Class Fares

If you haven't already booked your flight for the holidays, you may be holding out for some spectacularly low fare in a last-minute deal...or you're a procrastinator. Either way, flights are an

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9th Annual Holiday Soiree And Charity Drive

For the past 9 years, Katrina Foley holds a holiday soiree and charity drive in Costa Mesa, and it's back again this year! Encourage friends to donate new coats for kids and art supplies or

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Your Mortgage Questions Answered

Whether it's your first or your fifth time getting a mortgage, the process can be a little overwhelming and somewhat confusing. Unless you're in the business of lending, it's likely some of

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Baby Boomers Flocking To Rentals

Like many millennials, baby boomers are now flocking to rental properties and quickly becoming the fastest growing group of renters. Between 2009 and 2015 the number of renters ages 55 and over

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2017 Restaurant Picks By OC Weekly

Being OC natives and foodies ourselves, we like to share some of the best bites that OC Weekly has named as their top picks for 2017. Now you have a list of places to "chews" from for the

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KREG Ranked No 1 Small Team In CB Newport Beach

It takes hard work to get here and we couldn't be more proud. In addition to recently receiving the 5-star professional award for our customer service, The Kurt Real Estate Group was just ranked#

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How To Remove Lead Based Paint

If your home was built prior to 1978, then there's a chance it may contain lead-based paint. This is something you'd know going into the purchase of the home because the state of California

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Kurt Galitski Awarded Five Star Customer Service Award For 6th Year

We've done it again! Kurt Galitski, aided by his team of seven, The Kurt Real Estate Group, has been awarded yet again the Five Star Real Estate Professional Award for exceptional customer service.

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Grand Re Opening Of Coldwell Banker Balboa Island Office

Among the many Newport Beach residents and real estate professionals there, were Kurt Galitski and Liz Peters pictured above. The new space was designed around a more modern, open floor plan

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Rent Prices Continue To Rise In Orange County

The cost of renting in Southern California has doubled in less than 20 years - a jump twice as fast as the usual cost of living. It's no secret that living behind the "Orange curtain" is a desire of

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Newport Mesa Unified School District Considering Change To Collegiate Calendar

The Newport Mesa Unified School District (NMUSD) is considering a change to a collegiate calendar to align with local colleges. This would start the school year up to three week before Labor Day

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When Do You Need A Quitclaim Deed

When buying a home you sign and receive a deed or proof of ownership of the property transferring title to you. There are two types of deeds: warranty deed and quitclaim deed. A warranty deed is the

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FBI Warns Of Online Scammers Targeting Homebuyers

It's that exciting time of year. Home buying and selling is in the air. Unfortunately, scammers are taking advantage of this preying on buyers by interfering with the agent or escrow officer's email

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15 Ways To Save On Your Remodel

Home buying and selling season is quickly approaching and, whether you're looking to sell or just looking to upgrade, it's no secret that many homeowners are currently undergoing remodels. Just take

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Loan Pre Approval Vs Pre Qualification

When preparing to buy a home, there is one crucial step every consumer takes before they begin to shop...checking their finances. Since buying a home is one of the largest purchases most people

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Understanding The Escrow Process

Whether you're buying or selling a home, the escrow process is inevitable. For most, the excitement of sealing the deal is overshadowed by the fright of those 45 days (the average escrow in Orange

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OC Homes Selling At Fastest Pace In 4 Years

With limited options to buy and prices continuing to rise, home buying in Orange County is no walk in the park. Despite these barriers to entry, homes are still being snatched up at a fairly rapid

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10 Tips On Preparing Your Home For The Rain

It's no secret that California has been in need of some serious downpour. After several years of severe drought, the wait is finally over and the much anticipated El Niño is here! Unfortunately,

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How To Buy And Sell A House At The Same Time

For anyone that isn't a first time homeowner, buying a new house generally involves the equally challenging, time-consuming, and somewhat stressful process of selling your current house. While home

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6 Bad Habits To Ditch Now If Looking To Buy A House

With the new year in motion hopefully you've stuck with those resolutions long enough to get past January. If you're looking to buy a house in 2017, as many are, it might behoove you to add another

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How Much Rent Can You Afford

Rent can be just as much as a mortgage payment, if not more. As we've noted in Buying vs Renting, you should weigh all of your options before deciding whether to rent or buy. With consistently

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4 Reasons To Sell Your Home In 2017

If you've been questioning selling your home, it might just be time to commit. We've been talking about it a lot...and so has everyone else. You may have read our previous blogs about

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7 Low Cost Items To Instantly Up Your Home Value

Selling season is around the corner and if you're preparing to sell your house, you'll want to stage it appropriately. While some improvements can be costly and not necessarily worth the investment,

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3 Tips To Help Millenials Become Homeowners

Despite the interest rate hike, 2017 looks to be the year to buy for many young renters hoping to become homeowners. The concept of buying your first home is exciting, but the reality of it can

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Pros And Cons Of Buying A Foreclosure

Buying a foreclosure can be the right move when you've planned your financing carefully and have the right real estate team in place. While such a real estate investment can be a great deal and

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What Is A Backup Offer And How Does It Work

Some buyers spend months searching for the home of their dreams and, when they finally find it, they are crushed to learn an offer has already been accepted. You know that the sellers are accepting

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When To Refinance Your Home Loan

While many refinance their home loans for various reasons such as lower interest rates, shorter terms, a fixed vs adjustable rate, there are good and not-so-good times to refinance. Because

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Is It Cheaper To Build Or Buy A House

When it comes to buying a house, everyone has different preferences. Some like new, some like old. Some like Craftsman, some like Mediterranean. Whatever your taste, when it comes time to

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7 Mistakes To Avoid When Moving

Whether you're relocating, downsizing, or in need of something bigger, moving is a process with a lot of steps involved. Though you may feel overwhelmed at times, stay the course and avoid

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Borrowing Against Your Homes Equity

You frequently hear commercials about borrowing against your home's equity for a line of credit to use on kitchen remodels and other home improvements. While you know it's important to build

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10 Questions To Ask When Buying A Home

When you've finally found it - the home of your dreams - you're so eager to get it you could overlook some important factors. Buying a home is a huge investment and, though you may be head over

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4 Tips To Spark A Bidding War When Selling Your Home

When selling your home, there are no guarantees as to what price you will get for it. Yes, you run the comps, you crunch the numbers, and, if you have a good agent to guide you, you set a price that

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New FHA Home Loan Limits May Help You Buy A House

It's the new year and with that comes new change. One change in particular is higher loan limits insured by the FHA. For those with "buying a home" on their 2017 list, this is huge. It's one

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5 Habits To Start Now If Buying A Home In 2017

The new year is upon us and, if you've read our last few blogs, we know that 2017 is going to be the year for many potential homebuyers. If you're one of them, you should begin planning for the

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Housing An Increasingly Older Population

In less than 20 years, one in three households in the US will be headed by someone 65 years of age or older. While this number may sound shocking, it is only expected to grow (RISMedia.com)

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Just How Long Does It Take To Sell A House

Home sales transactions don't just happen overnight. Putting your home on the market takes time and selling it can be a lengthy process. There is a lot of prep work that goes into it. Just getting

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4 Tips To Saving Energy And Money This Winter

Tis the season for Christmas lights, cozy fires, and, in Southern California, the only time of year that we may need to use our heaters. After all the holiday spending, our energy bill usually

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4 Major Housing Predictions For 2017

Another new year is around the corner...the first year of Trump's presidency. If you're a homeowner or homebuyer, you're probably wondering what 2017 will bring. As we've previously discussed, we

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Renters May Be Primed To Buy In 2017

Recent raises in interest rates, acceleration in home prices, rigid lending standards, and student loan debt, have all kept renters at bay when it comes to homeownership. However, a recent study

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What The Feds Announcement Means For Home Buyers

If you read our last blog, then you know that the Fed just raised interest rates by .25%. So what implications does this have for home buyers? Aside from the fact that this could be a

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The Feds Effects On Real Estate

Following the Fed's Open Market Committee meeting this December, "the Committee is maintaining its existing policy of reinvesting principal payments from its holdings of agency debt and agency

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4 Big Tips On Shopping For A Mortgage

At this time of year shopping is on all our minds. It's hard enough shopping for a decent gift for your in-laws, let alone shopping for something like a mortgage. Finding a great mortgage 

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10 Tips For Buying A Home Quickly

Not all of us have the ability to take our time perusing the market before buying a home. While some of us may have planned out a nine month target date, others need to buy quick. Whether

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Beware Of Package Delivery Email Scams

It's that time of year - the shipping industry's busiest season. With Christmas rapidly approaching, many of us are receiving packages daily. The convenience of online shopping and shipping makes it

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Leasing Property And 6 Tips For Choosing The Right Tenant

Screening tenants is one of the most important parts of leasing property. The person you select will be its caretaker so it is critical that you do a thorough screening of each and every

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The Psychology Of Buying Or Selling A House

Buying or selling a house is an emotional process and emotions can often be blinding. Don't make the same mistakes many people make when they decide to buy and/or sell.Don't

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6 Tips On Renting Out Property

Many seek to get into the rental market to create a passive form of income for themselves. As you'll well know by reading Why You Should Invest in Real Estate, such investments are worthwhile

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6 Tips On Flipping A House

As a follow-up to our last blog, 7 Tips to Making the Right Real Estate Investment, we wanted to bring you some tips on flipping a house. Many investors will go the route of buying a

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7 Tips To Making The Right Real Estate Investment

Many people turn to real estate when looking to invest. If you read our blog Why You Should Invest in Real Estate, then you know it's a good place to put your money. When choosing real estate

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7 Advantages To Using A Realtor

Buying and/or selling a home can be a lengthy and difficult process. If you're selling your primary residence, this generally means that you are buying a new home so you are taking part in both end

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How To Get Your Home Holiday Ready

We all look forward to holiday traditions and the season's festivities. However, for most of us, this also means hosting a lot of family and friends, which can turn this wonderful time into the most

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Liz Peters Joins The Kurt Real Estate Group As Team Manager

The Kurt Real Estate Group is excited to welcome Liz Peters to the team as Team Manager. An Orange County native with a background in marketing and journalism, Liz brings a unique skill-set to the

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Must Know Tips For First Time Homebuyers

Buying your first home is an incredibly exciting and overwhelming experience. While home ownership provides you with a long-term investment and generally means that you are at a point in your

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5 Tips For Moving During The Holidays

With the holiday season well underway, it can be difficult to pack up and relocate. If you're a serious buyer/seller or under a time constraint, then you may have just bought/sold your home;

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Why You Should Invest In Real Estate

We all, at one point or another, think about that day - retirement day. We invest in a 401K or an IRA and save, save, save. But wouldn't it be nice to have something making money for you when

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Top 10 Places To Live In Orange County

It's no secret that Orange County is one of the most desirable places to live in California and in the nation. The population of the famous OC is rapidly increasing leading to a greater

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10 Mistakes To Avoid When Selling A House

While there are a plethora of online tools to assist you in the buying and selling processes, over-analyzing can leave you undecided and stuck in your tracks. Before you begin the process of selling

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7 Remodeling Tips To Increase Your Homes Value

When selling your home, it goes without saying that you want to get the most you can out of the property. Sometimes, however, this requires a little sprucing up. Before deciding on an entire

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10 Tips For Buying A Home

If you're not in the business of buying and selling homes, then it is likely you have little experience doing so. Buying a home is one of the largest purchases you'll make in your lifetime and

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Buying Vs Renting

Do I buy or rent? This is the question that many potential buyers face in the anticipation of a move. While owning a home is an investment that will likely appreciate in value, there are many costs

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Stage Your Home Like A Pro

Imagine you're shopping for a new home. Excited that you've been pre-approved for the loan amount, you begin the search for your dream home. You see a beautiful. coastal 2-story house in the ideal

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Why November Is The Best Time To Sell

Turkey Day is around the corner and, for most, that means a plethora of food, family, and football. The holidays tend to consume our time and business slows as many abandon their offices for some

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How Will Trumps Victory Affect Real Estate

Now that election day has come to a close and the initial shock of the outcome is beginning to sink in, questions regarding its effects begin to surface. While many are buzzing over hot topics

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What To Expect Of Home Prices In 2017

In light of recent events with the Fed raising interest rates, it's only appropriate that we bring up the question on everyone's mind - what do we expect the market to look like in 2017? Lately,;

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