Don’t Forget to Check Out This Weekend’s Open Houses !!!

Don’t Forget to Check Out This Weekend’s Open Houses !!

Our Open House Directory offers full access to all Surterre Properties’ upcoming open houses in Orange County, and is updated with new inventory on a weekly basis. Whether you’re touring Newport BeachLaguna BeachCorona del MarNewport Coast, Laguna NiguelDana PointIrvineSan Clemente or other neighboring coastal communities, this directory should be your first stop in helping you find your final destination.

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This Week’s Best Buys in Orange County Real Estate

This Week’s Best Buys in Orange County Real Estate

Free $100 Gift Card to Angelina’s Pizzeria and Marina Hills Homes Selling Fast

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Free $100 Gift Card to Angelina’s Pizzeria Neapolitan in Dana Point.

That’s right I said Dana Point, not Los Angeles, Newport, Costa Mesa, or even the up-and-coming Santa Ana.  South County finally has good pizza. Angelina’s Pizzeria is legit and it’s is the place to go to if you are serious about pizza.

And let’s not forget that they are offering HAPPY HOUR everyday from 3 to 6pm ….. Half of Everything on the Menu (Dine In Only)

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Best Pizza in Orange County, Orange County Restaurants, Orange County Homes for Sale, Orange County Neighborhoods

Angelina’s Pizzeria Napoletana – Dana Point Pizzeria – Nancy and Heather Cloward

The Cloward Team, Orange County Pizza, Best Restaurants in OC, Orange County Homes For Sale

Angelina’s Pizzeria – White Pizza – Nancy and Heather Cloward

 Laguna Niguel Marina Hills Homes for Sale

Marina Hills Homes Selling Fast at significantly Higher Prices then 2012.

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Marina Hills Fountain – Marina Hills, Laguna Niguel
Marina Hills Homes Selling Fast, Marina Hills Homes Selling at Significantly Higher Prices then 2012, Nancy and Heather Cloward, The Cloward Team

Marina Hills Chandon – 29% Increase in value 
Marina Hills Fleurance – 55% Increase in value 
Marina Hills Monaco – 12% Increase in Value 
Marina Hills Terricina – 43% Increase in Value 
Marina Hills Siena – 28% Increase in Value 
Marina Hills Amarante – 22% Increase in Value 
Marina Hills Vistara – 33% Increase in Value 
Marina Hills Heights – 45% Increase in Value 
Marina Hills Palacio – 33% Increase in Value 
25 Bernay (Amarante) in Escrow in 1 Day
38 Argos (Vistara) in Escrow in 3 Days
4 Gaeta (Monaco) in Escrow in 3 Days
16 Killini (Terricina) in Escrow in 4 Days
42 Siena (Siena) in Escrow in 4 Days
167 Chandon (Chandon) in Escrow in 4 Days
 9 Andorra (Monaco) in Escrow in 5 Days
23 Narbonne (Terricina) in Escrow in 6 Days
23 Andorra  (Monaco) in Escrow in 7 Days
13 Siena (Siena) in Escrow in 7 Days

Real Estate Newsletter and Market Update for May 2013 – Nancy and Heather Cloward

The Cloward Team

Orange County Real Estate – Nancy & Heather Cloward – Real Estate Newsletter – May 2013

The Cloward Team

Orange County Real Estate, Nancy & Heather Cloward – Real Estate Newsletter – May 2013

The Cloward Team

Nancy & Heather Cloward – Real Estate Newsletter – May 2013

Surterre’s Weekly Financial and Market Update

Week Ending 4/23/2013

“Glass Half Full” Perspective

“PRICES AND SALES VOLUME”

For the month of March…

Prices

Resale Homes          up 22.1%

New Homes              up 13.5%

Resale Condos         up 28.8%

Sales Volume

Resale Homes          up 10.1%

New Homes              up 38.3%

Resale Condos         down 4.1%

Median Price $505,000 up from $400,000 a year ago

Sales Volume 3,063 up from 2,856 a year ago

O.C house payments $2,095 up from $1,779 a year ago

“CALIFORNIA HOME PRICES, SALES INCREASE”

Home prices across California jumped 8.3% in March compared to February and 24.7% compared to a year earlier.

There has been a shift in psychology, where more people worry prices will rise and fewer fear a decline.

 By: Andrew Khouri

“O.C. MEDIAN TOPS $500,000”

March midpoint prices rises 26.3% from 2012, largest annual increase since 2004

By: Jeff Collins

“HOME LISTINGS UP 6%”

Analyst attributes rise in O.C. inventory to higher prices. Listings overall, however remained near the nine-year low. As of Thursday, 3,407 homes were listed for sale through the MLS. That compares to 6,354 homes for sale at the same time last year.

By: Jeff Collins

“SALES UP IN MID – AND HIGH-END HOMES”

Competition among buyers remains fierce…

By: Jeff Collins

“HOUSING STARTS SURPASS 1 MILLION IN MARCH”

Homebuilders break the mark for first time since 2008, a sign of continuing recovery.

“INVESTORS GO ALL IN ON APARTMENTS”

Being a landlord is an attractive alternative to volatile stock market and low CD rates

By: Richard Clough

“OFFICE VACANCY RATE DROPS”

The trend will continue through 2013.

By: Richard Clough

“IS L.A. HOUSING MARKET TOO FROTHY”

A shortage of homes for sale has pushed region from recovery to frenzy, experts say. Los Angeles is one of the “bubbliest” housing markets in the U.S., second only to Washington, D.C.

By: Alejandro Lazo

HOUSING MARKET JUMP BOOST OVERALL ECONOMY

An upswing in local property markets – Painful for some, such as renters and or house shoppers.

By: Jonathan Lansner

“STATE NUMBER 3 FOR HOME PRICE GAINS”

California and its big metro areas are at the forefront of the nation’s housing recovery. California’s (15.3%) overall home prices appreciation was No. 3 in the nation, behind Nevada (19.3 %) and Arizona (18.6%). The nation’s average was 10.2 %.

By: G.U. KRUEGER

“O.C. BUSINESS SALES RISE 15.7% FROM A YEAR AGO IN MARCH”

It’s the seventh straight month with increases from same period in 2012.

By: Jan Morman

Surterre’s Weekly Financial and Market Update

Week Ending 4/23/2013

“Glass Half Empty” Perspective

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23 Cala Moreya, Laguna Niguel CA

23 Cala Moreya, Laguna Niguel CA

$750,000 or $3,600 a month

Standaard Sale

**EQUITY SALE, NO REO/SHORT SALE HASSLES**FABULOUS MARINA HILLS CUL-DE-SAC HOME W/ OCEAN BREEZES/OCEAN PEEK A BOO VU FROM UPSTAIRS MASTER**BEAUTIFULLY UPGRADED ‘TERACINA’ W/ DARK DISTRESSED WALNUT WOOD FLOORS @ LIVING, DINING KITCHEN & STAIRCASE BORDER W/ WROUGHT IRON RAILINGS, NEUTRAL CARPET @ FAMILY RM & UPSTAIRS**CUSTOM ANTIQUED KITCHEN CABINETS, GRANITE COUNTERS,STAINLESS APPL’S, LIVING/DINING GREAT RM W/ DUAL FP & CUSTOM MANTLES**CROWN & 8′ BASE MOLDINGS**FAMILY RM INC. 37′ LCD FLAT SCREEN TV & INTERIOR SURROUND SOUND SPEAKERS(NOT COMPONENTS)WIRED FOR EXT SPEAKERS(EXISTING SPEAKERS EXC)**HOUSE NETWORKED W/ CAT-6 ETHERNET**ALL BRS UPSTAIRS, MASTER SUITE INC ADJ 4TH BR POTENTIAL + 2 OTHER 2NDRY BRS**RECESSED LITING ADDED AT BRS**NU HEATING/AC**POOL-SIZED BACKYARD W/ GRASS,FLOWERS & PATIO W/ SHADE COVER**AROUND THE CORNER FROM MARINA HILLS CLUBHOUSE,POOL/SPA,TENNIS COURTS,SOCCER FIELDS & BEACH CLOSE**TRAILS TO BEACH NEARBY**LOW TAXES & NO MELLO ROOS**

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1 Celano, Laguna Niguel

1 Celano, Laguna Niguel

$749,900

Standard Sale

GREAT LOCATION WITH ONLY ONE NEIGHBOR ON QUIET SINGLE LOADED CUL-DE-SAC STREET.WE JUST INSTALLED BRAND NEW CARPETS,KITCHEN UPGRADED WITH GRANITE COUNTERS,NEW STAINLESS STEEL SINK,NEW FAUCET,NEW STOVE TOP, NEW DOUBLE OVENS.SELLER ALSO ADDED 2 GAS LOGS IN BOTH FIREPLACES, REPLACED THE DINING ROOM CHANDELIER,ADDED HONEYCOMB PLEATED SHADES IN THE KITCHEN AND PLEATED SHADES FOR THE LIVING AND DINING ROOM, SILHOUETTE SHADES FOR THE MASTER AND PLANTATION SHUTTERS IN THE SECONDARY BEDROOMS,ADDED 2 CEILING FANS, WATER SOFTENER AND BRAND NEW DUAL HEATERS AND DUAL AIRCONDITIONERS.THE HOME IS SO LITE AND BRIGHT AND HAS VIEWS FROM ABOVE BALCONY, MASTER AND FROM BELOW IN THE BACK YARD.HOME IS ABOUT 6.5 MILES FROM THE BEACH AND IS PART OF A GREAT RESORT STYLE ASSOCIATION WITH 6 NITE LIT TENNIS COURTS, OLYMPIC SIZE SWIMMING POOL AND KIDDY POOL AND A FENCED IN LARGE SPA.TRAILS FROM THIS COMMUNITY THRU SALT CREEK CANYON ALL THE WAY TO THE OCEAN.A GREAT HOME IN A VERY SPECIAL COMMUNITY,DON’T BLINK…

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15 Siena, Laguna Niguel

15 Siena, Laguna Niguel

$749,000

Standard Sale

Fabulous re-modeled home with ocean views! Private gated entrance leads to pretty landscape and fountain. Re-modeled approximately 2 years previous with hardwood floors, wood-sliding french doors, custom-paint, baseboards, total new kitchen with new appliances, granite counters, breakfast bar, breakfast nook and adjacent private patio. Master Bedroom & Bath: Big Ocean View Fireplace, Wood-Sliding Doors to Balcony Master Bath has new cabinetry, marble floors, fixtures, etc. 3rd bedroom is currently an office This home is designer-furnished with very high quality furniture & art work that may be available for purchase.

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22 Via Di Nola, Laguna Niguel

22 Via Di Nola, Laguna Niguel

$925,000

Standard Sale

STUNNING MARINA HILLS HOME,YOU WILL LOVE ENTERTAINING FAMILY & FRIENDS.DESIGNER LIVES HERE & TREATED THIS HOME WITH QUALITY IMPROVEMENTS,SOME YOU CAN’T SEE,LIKE DURAFOAM COATED PIPES THROUGHOUT.PRIDE OF HOME OWNER HAS DONE SO MANY IMPROVEMENTS, THE LIST IS ENDLESS,A FEW ARE A GREAT DESIGNER EFFECT KITCHEN W/ALL NEW APPLIANCES INCLUDING HUGE BUILT IN FRIG/FREEZER AND A GORGEOUS CUSTOM BUILT CENTER ISLAND AND BEAUTIFUL REFACED CABINETS W/SPECIAL GLAZING AND CROWN MOLDINGS OVERLOOKING A PRIVATE,PEACEFUL & LUSH BACKYARD W/GRANITE BAR & BUILT IN BBQ.PLANTATION SHUTTERS ARE ON 99.9% OF ALL WINDOWS,BATHROOM CABINETS HAVE BEEN FAUX PAINTED.YOU WILL LOVE THE TUSCAN ENTRY DOUBLE DOOR.THE LARGE DINING ROOM LOOKING AT AN OUTDOOR WATER FALL WITH REFLECTING LIGHTS.FAMILY ROOM WITH A BUILT IN ENTERTAINMENT CENTER AND A WALK IN BAR. PLEASE DO NOT MISS THE 3 FIREPLACES & THAT EACH AND EVERY BEDRM HAS IT OWN PRIVATE BATH.6.5 MILES TO BEACH & FAB. RESORT STYLE ASSOC W/6 TENNIS COURTS & MORE..

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9 Lucca, Laguna Niguel

9 Lucca, Laguna Niguel

$1,150,000

Standard Sale

Very desirable street and floor plan in Marina Hills. The dramatic entry of this floorplan is very open and inviting. This Heights Plan has a large master suite with 3 walk in closets, jacuzzi tub, extra large dressing area, vanity, and panoramic views! Bedrooms have closet organizers, and executive built ins. Plantation shutters, custom pavers front and back, upgraded cabinets in kitchen, granite countertops,lots of storage, the list goes on. Home rests at end of culd-de-sac, and looks onto greenbelt of single loaded street. Sunset views are amazing here! Large lapsize pool, large side yard, built in BBQ island, and more panoramic views. This home is move in ready!

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Marina Hills Market Update 1/1/12 – 3/2/12