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2018 Real Estate in Orange County Calif.


reneebaccaro_header_61779_house_heart_web_pageThe world has gone mad! Building going up everywhere…this reminds me of something. Daja Vu from the 1980s! OMG! Thats it. I remember when in Up town whittier the builders were buying up homes only to knock  down 4 or 5 of them to put in “afordable housing” or CONDOS. Only this past couple years 2017- 2018 it has become completly maddening! I get the part that jobs are flurishing in the construction market and that is good. At least that aspect of this mess, is good. But what about the future?  I grew up here in La Habra, went to Sonora high school. Graduated ’77. When life was good…and oh boy do I want it back. SOCAL had a reputation for driving laid back…because we lived-the- life. Well, I am telling you that it is gone. Gone with the invention of the web. Now everone wants what we had. But it’s gone! You can’t have what isn’t there anymore. Irvine builders, the building of plastic looking suburban houses…whats that song? Little boxes…  Little boxes on the hillside, little boxes made of ticky-tacky. Little boxes all the same. There’s a pink one and a green one and a blue one and a yellow one. And they’re all made out of ticky-tacky. And they all look just the same.  

The Great Park…I can’t even find it anymore. There are so so many buildings. Google is there proving thousands of jobs. That is great. I am happy that we have tech jobs. But I remember when it was once just land, a park and lots and lots of trees. People don’t seem to think about the fact that this area of SOCAL is in fact just a desert and if we have a drought, we are all in big trouble! I get it the jobs are here and as long as cities are allowing more building it brings in tax revenue they are going to just let it play out. But I feel like I am the only one screeming “This is not going to end well!”. More grass to water…Where are the parks and family activities going to be? We need to consider the impact all these people coming in is going to have on our schools and neighborhoods, streets of traffic and just standing in line at the grocery store is taking longer and people are not as generous with letting you go ahead of them if you only have two or three items. People are getting more aggitated and upset. Wake up! Remember the study of the rats? As they add more rats the rats become more and more agressive until they start bitting and fighting…not ending well. So I just wanted to bring this to the attention of you all. I hope that the city council members are making decisions that will consider the living situation and it’s impact on all of us for years to come. OC is like LA now only we have newer wider streets. But one day….

Everyone needs a home to live in. The “American Dream”. I really believe in this dream. But at the moment for many hard working people who have saved for years, worked hard and have done very well, they are getting knocked right out of their dream offer again and again. All I can tell them is it has got to stablize soon. Really, it has to stablize pretty soon or our hard working middle class is going to be living in their parents homes or in apartments-renting for a long time to come. Please call your city and go to the meetings to make sure they are considering parks and families. Where are the teen agers going to hang out?

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Housing Recovery, has begun…


September 10, 2012

 No matter which way you do the arithmetic the answer will always come out the same way. And really, that’s a positive. When you own a home you are going to pay off the mortgage and be done with it.  If you were to buy a home today in 2042 you will be free and clear, it would be all yours!  No more monthly payments…what a great goal to have. You can will it to your children or anyone you like. Yes, after you pay it off you will still have to pay your property taxes, but the monthly dollar amount will be a fraction of what the mortgage was. Consider what rents might be in 30 years. Would you rather be paying an inflated monthly lease or rent in 30 years, or just be paying the taxes on your home? I know what your answer is. It is just that simple. Smart people do everything possible to own their own home. Write out a plan; Scrimp and save for the down payment. Where can you save more money to go towards your down payment/closing costs of your new home? You only need 3.5% if you go with an FHA Loan, or if not 5 to 15% . Or if you can put 20% down you will not have to pay PMI insurance which is a safety net for the banks and lenders. That is usually the price of a modest car payment. Remember do not finance ANYTHING when you are preparing to buy a home. You will lower your price point; Loan to Dept Ratio and have to buy a lower priced  home perhaps not in the neighborhood you desire. Be careful when considering buying a new car or financing furniture, remember DON”T DO IT! Just good Advice:  Don’t pay for anything new in your rental unit…carpet/flooring, patio covers, sinks, faucets, make sure you have the owner do all the up grades and repairs. That money should not come out of your pocket, but should be going into that down payment savings account.

Today home prices are going up slightly, which means the sooner you can purchase a home the better. Stop giving your hard earned money to your landlord…who is making a mint off you.

Renee Baccaro Realtor “At Your Service”.

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BANK OWNED – FULLERTON HOME


Renee Baccaro  Residential   Wed, Jun 1, 2011 09:17 AM  Ref: 1
Single Family Residence  Detached  RES Expired  701 S EUCLID St  Fullerton (FUL)  Price $409,000*
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Fullerton (83) Zip 92832- TGNO 768F1
Orange County (OR) XSTS N/ ORANGETHROPE Aerial Map

P768251 Media: 1 Builder Tract * (OTHR)
Bed 3 Model (*)
Baths 2 Style Vintage Stories One Level Floor
View No View HOA Dues $ 0 + $0 Land Lse/Yr $
ASqFt 1,404   Assessor YrBlt 1955  Assessor Land Fee
ALotSize 7,011 Assessor  Dim Acres
Prkng
Garage, # cars 1   Rem # Uncovered Spaces Cprt # Garages RV Acc Range $: No
Range Price Listing: No

CHARMING SINGLE STORY FAMILY HOME BUT ZONED FOR COMMERCIAL…GREAT FLOOR PLAN WITH LARGE FAMILY ROOM. LOAD OF PARKING WITH ALLEY ACCESS..3 GENEROUS BEDROOMS AND MASTER HAS ACCESS TO 0.75 BATH..HARDWOOD FLOOR..EXCELLENT LOCATION FOR THE FUTURE COMMERCIAL OR INCOME PROPERTY.. THIS IS JUST WAITING FOR THE RIGHT BUYER AND INVESTOR. 
Directions N/ORANGETHORPE & W/EUCLID
Special Conditions: Standard Sale or Lease/None


Rooms

Bedrooms Living Rm
Kitchen Dining Living/Dining Combo
Total Baths 2 Full Baths 1 3/4 Baths 1 1/2 Baths 0 1/4 Baths 0  
Baths Desc
Other


Amenities

Pool No Pool
Spa No Spa
TV Water Heater
Firepl
Appliances
Other
High or Mid-Rise Amenities
Security


Interior

Heating Forced Air Cooling Central Floors Hardwood  
Interior Misc  
Disability Access None


Exterior/Structural

  Entry Location Ground Level w/steps Common Walls  
Roof Composition Plumbing Patio  
Cond Sprinklers   Doors/Windows
Structures, Other  
Exterior Construction Concrete    


Lot Description

APNO 031-306-11 Zoning Lot/Block/Tract 105//2339
Lot Legal  
Sewer In, Connected & Paid Water District/Public Water District Yard
Distance to Beach (miles)


Community/Association

HS Dist Fullerton Joint Union High School District Elemen Junior High Sch
Amenities
Units HOA Dues $0  + $0       Mello Roos No  
Land  Fee Land Lse/Yr $
City Inspection Required No Builder’s Name


Listing Activity

LP/SqFt $291.31 Orig Price $399,000 Prev Price $399,000 Current Price $409,000 COE/End Date: 5/31/2011


Contact Information

Presented By: Renee Baccaro, CAR, CRS, NAR, PWR, SFRDRE License: 01718366Preferred Phone: 562-972-9886Preferred Phone Ext: Agent Direct Phone Number: 562-972-9886Agent Toll Free Phone Number: Preferred Fax: 1-415-748-3200Mobile Phone: 562-972-9886Pager: Voicemail: Blog:  Office Phone: 800-219-9169Primary e-mail address: reneebaccaro@gmail.comWebsite address: goaskrenee.comOffice Name: Villa Group R.E. & Mortgage

September Numbers are in…for CA


Well, Quick Data has them…and here they are, like em or not.

California September Home Sales

October 21, 2010
An estimated 33,176 new and resale houses and condos were sold statewide last month. That was down 3.1 percent from 34,239 in August, and down 17.5 percent from 40,216 for September 2009. California sales for the month of September have varied from a low of 24,460 in 2007 to a high of 68,114 in 2005, while the average is 44,310.

The median price paid for a home last month was $265,000, up 1.9 percent from $260,000 in August, and up 5.6 percent from $251,000 for September a year ago. The year-over-year increase was the 11th in a row, following 27 months of year-over-year declines. The bottom of the current cycle saw a median of $221,000 in April 2009, while the peak was $484,000 in early 2007.

Of the existing homes sold last month, 35.8 percent were properties that had been foreclosed on during the past year. That was up from a revised 35.7 percent in August and down from 41.7 percent in September a year ago. The all-time high was in February 2009 at 58.5 percent.

Now that the elections are over we can focus on our own lives again…and go back to our daily humdrum activities we creators of habit require. We will have to live  with out the entertaining commercials watching the candidates tormenting each other spending millions of dollars to do so, will we all struggle to pay our cable bill. Oh yes, the  holidays are just around the corner. Corporations like Toys R Us,  Best Buy, and JC Penny’s are hiring for the up coming holidays, so get your teens out there and put a pen in their pocket before you push them out the door!

I am reading the same old negative news from our  economist and politicians to prepare for a tight light 2010 holiday season. We are told to prepare for a tighter 2011 as well. Now, I have always enjoyed being an optimist, but I realize right now that  may be self-sabotaging as far as believing things will miraculously turn around in our California Real Estate Market. I am a Realtor in southern California, hard to see ahead with out shuttering a bit. There are thousands of foreclosures waiting to be listed by Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae. How can that be a good thing?  With Short-Sales and so many vacancies. Well, lets look at the positive aspects; no matter what happens if you buy a home now you will pay a very low price and if you get a loan you can lock in in at alarmingly low-interest rates. How can that be a bad thing? For the buyers its fantastic. For the Sellers, if you plan on selling your home and purchasing another home. In this instance you will benefit from a lower property tax rate by purchasing a lower-priced home. Therefor, there is a benefit for each side.

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Links: The entire article: OC City list of sales for Sept.

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