The Weir Properties Orange County Real Estate Blog

1 in 4 Homes In America Are “Equity Rich”

When the housing bubble burst, many Americans found themselves underwater or, in other words, with a home worth significantly less than what they owed on their mortgages. But according to recent data, more and more Americans are finding themselves ...

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Interesting Article

The sluggishness of 2017 is about to end as consumers see residential real estate as a solid investment once again. by Neil Dutta Housing was the epicenter of the last recession. From the peak in 2005 to the end of the contraction in ...

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Name Change!!

Berkshire Hathaway to shake up real estate franchise landscape By Lew Sichelman September 20, 2013, 8:15 p.m. A new real estate franchise under the fabled Berkshire Hathaway brand marks its official launch this month. The name Berkshire ...

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Neighbors Vow to protect 60 year agreement

From Corona Del Mar Today Editor’s note: The lot merger agenda item will not be heard until after 6:30 p.m. Robin and Joan Campbell have lived in their Ocean Lane home for more than 30 years, with its wall of windows that overlooks Lookout ...

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Is your home making you sick

Is your home making you ill? Easy steps to clean up indoor air pollution. By Melinda Wenner Moyer, Redbook Most of us assume that when we walk into our homes, we slam the door on exhaust, secondhand smoke, and other air-pollution ugliness. ...

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Sancerre Newport Coast

Sancerre Newport Coast By Carter Weir Introduction to the Enclave: Surrounded by some of the most prestigious communities of Southern California, and within the stunning residential resort of Newport Coast, Newport Ridge creates an unprecedented ...

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Rents going up

Analyst: Rents to rise 4.5% for years June 20, 2011|By Property of The OC Register The folks at John Burns Real Estate Consulting in Irvine have some bad news for renters: The landlord has pricing power! 'We believe the apartment business is set ...

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There's a New Bayfront on the Market

Gross to sell his empty land Pimco founder Bill Gross bought a $23 million house on Newport Beach's Harbor Island in 2009, and tore it down (via CNBC). Now, Gross is selling the empty lot for $26.5 million. The lot has 112 feet of Newport ...

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Time to Buy

Why It's Time To Buy The Clouds Haven't Quite Parted, But the Long-Term Case for Home Ownership Is Looking Stronger By RUTH SIMON and JESSICA SILVER-GREENBERG Back in June 2006, when the housing market peaked, the prospect of a five-year ...

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Irvine Terrace 'What's in a Name'

A boat's in a name, at Irvine Terrace Courtesy of John Blaich Daily Pilot When the subdivision Irvine Terrace was created at Corona Del Mar, the developers decided to name the new streets after famous yachts based at Newport Harbor. We have prepared ...

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Tips to Save Energy and Add Value

When it comes to energy efficiency, look for smart features and expertise to help you save energy and money and add value to your home. 1. Begin with a Right-Sized Home. If the home you buy is simply too large for you or your family’s needs or ...

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