What is Mortgage Preapproval?

What is Mortgage Preapproval?

  Before you start house-shopping, it’s a good idea to get loan preapproval. But what is preapproval, and how do you get it? What is Loan Preapproval? A preapproval for a loan occurs when a lender looks at your financial situation and determines that you’re eligible...
What is a VA Loan?

What is a VA Loan?

When you’re thinking about buying a home in Irvine or the surrounding communities – whether you’re looking at airport area homes for sale, Central Park West homes for sale or Turtle Rock homes for sale – you could be eligible for a VA loan. What is a VA Loan? A VA...
How Much House Can You Afford?

How Much House Can You Afford?

Buying a house is exciting, but there’s a lot more to it than looking at houses online and picking one you like. In fact, step one for any homebuyer is to do some homework – and that includes figuring out how much house you can afford. How to Determine How Much House...
MORE Questions Every Seller Should Ask

MORE Questions Every Seller Should Ask

When you’re selling a home in Irvine, you can – and should – interview as many real estate professionals as possible to find one you really click with. In a previous post, we talked about three questions every seller should ask. Here are two more. Two More Questions...
3 Questions Every Seller Should Ask

3 Questions Every Seller Should Ask

If you’re thinking about selling your home, you know you need to work with the best Irvine Realtor® available – but how do you find him? 3 Questions Every Seller Needs to Ask You’re always free to interview potential agents when you’re selling your home – and you...
5 Signs You Need a New Roof

5 Signs You Need a New Roof

Replacing a roof can be very costly for homeowners, so having a clear understanding of changes in the shingles or roofing structure can mean the difference between a concern that needs to be monitored, and an issue that requires immediate attention. Here’s what...
Local Dog Trainers in Irvine

Local Dog Trainers in Irvine

Three dog training facilities in Irvine offer boarding school for training as well as other services. If you have an unmanageable dog, the weeks of chaos around moving day might be the perfect time to send your canine pal to boarding school. Contact them to find out!...
Helpful Turkey Day Tips for First-Timers

Helpful Turkey Day Tips for First-Timers

Need some help before Thanksgiving? This roundup will help you prepare for the big day, whether you’re hosting your first Thanksgiving in your new home in Irvine or you’re just a little rusty. Helpful Thanksgiving Tips for First-Time Hosts Turkey How to Roast...

Hiking in Crystal Cove State Park

Lovers of the outdoors and the beautiful climate of Southern California will be greatly pleased with the four hiking trails in Crystal Cove State Park. A mere twenty minute drive from Aliso Veijo, the four hiking trails offer a great experience to novice and advanced...
Options for Solar Roof Tiles in Irvine

Options for Solar Roof Tiles in Irvine

      Tesla          In late October 2017, Tesla, an American company that specializes in electric cars, energy storage, and residential photovoltaic solar panels, introduced their latest technology: glass solar roof tiles. The new roof tiles convert sunlight into...
About Irvine

About Irvine

With nearly 270,000 residents, the city of Irvine is ranked as the fastest-growing, most desirable, safest, best-educated, and healthiest large city in the nation. The popular metropolis is situated in the center of Orange County, the sixth largest county in the U.S....
Artist Harvest at the Irvine Fine Arts Center

Artist Harvest at the Irvine Fine Arts Center

The Irvine Fine Arts Center is a great place for kids to spend time – and if you’re looking for a house for sale in the Irvine airport area, Central Park West, or Turtle Rock, you’ll be glad to know that the center has a great seasonal workshop just around the corner:...