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Woodbridge Beauty Inside the Yale Loop in Irvine Calif.

Woodbridge Beauty Inside the Yale Loop in Irvine Calif.

Woodbridge Beauty Inside the Yale Loop in Irvine Calif. 67 Nighthawk Irvine CA 92607  Offered at $1,250,000. This four bedroom three bath home, with a downstairs bed and bath is located in the coveted Yale Loop area of Irvine. Families flock to this area to take advantage of the award winning schools of Woodbridge HS and Lakeside Middle Sch. Irvine Lake is just a few blocks away with wildlife, beaches and docks. There are multiple parks, pools and a fabulous tennis complex associated with the area as well. The HOA is only $97 per month.   The home has a spacious 2400 sq ft and has been updated with new windows, new cabinetry, new furnace and more. 67 Nighthawk is located on a quiet street and the lot has a private back yard and side patio. It is “inside the loop” as locals like to say. The three car garage is spacious and has storage. Three bedroom and two remodeled baths are upstairs and there is a main floor bedroom and bath with shower. The family room is large and the living room dining room is spacious and open. Call or text Ron Buck at 949-456-0505 for a private showing. RonBuckGroup@gmail.com...

Home Seller Tool For 2019

Home Seller Tool For 2019 We have experienced seven years of multiple offers and short supplies of housing inventory in Orange County. This year, 2019, will be a little different with much more inventory. We need to pull out the old bag of tricks again. Here is a description of a “Seller Buy Down” and how it helps both the buyer lower payments and the seller get more net from the sale. Loan Officer Kevin Budde explains below. A buyer wants to keep his monthly principal & interest payment under $4,500. He makes an offer $75,000 lower than the asking price of $1,250,000 because the 80% loan on a sales price of $1,175,000 is $940,000. At 4.00%, the principal & interest payment is $4,487. $1,250,000 – $75,000 = $1,175,000 x 80% = $940,000 @ 4.00% = $4,487 P&I  The seller counters at full price but offers to pay 2 points on the buyer’s new loan to buy the interest rate down one-half percent. The principal & interest payment is now under $4,500 the buyer wants on the 80% loan of $1,000,000. $1,250,000 x 80% = $1,000,000 @ 3.5% = $4,490 P&I  The seller is able to get the price he needs, the buyer is able to get the payment he needs and the seller nets $55,000 more. $75,000 price reduction versus a $20,000 point buy down cost saves $55,000  Using seller credits towards interest rate buy downs for buyers creates win-win transactions for both parties. If I can assist you with specific calculations on your next offer please let me know, I’m happy to help you. Kevin Budde  949-422-2075  ...

2018 Real Estate Predictions from Kevin Budde at BofA

2018 Real Estate Predictions from Kevin Budde at BofA California Specific – 2018 real estate In 2018 the California housing market is going to be much better than some may have thought in 2017. This month begins my 43rd year in the mortgage industry and while I may not be an economist I have experienced many ups and downs over the years. Since 1975 I have been through 3 major housing downturns (1980-1981, 1990-1994, 2007-2011) and I want to point out the most significant factors creating another good year for the California housing market.   Housing Markets Turn Down In Bad Economies, Not Good Ones We are going to have a strong economic year in California in 2018. California is having robust job gains and the unemployment rate is at the lowest level in 4 decades, 1979 being the last time it was this low – 4.6%. Since 2012 the California economy has grown faster than that of the US as a whole. Job gains are happening across most industries. Technology, Educational and Health Services, Leisure, Hospitality, Business Services, Manufacturing and Construction. All industries are showing gains in employment. With a tight labor market employees feel their jobs are secure and the possibility of pay increases. They also consume more goods, services and homes which in turn creates more jobs.   The New Tax Bill – Don’t Fear It The corporate tax cut to 21% is now in place along with lower individual tax rates and higher child care credits. Business owners and corporate executives make up a large portion of the high-end California home buyers. They will see...

Testimonial from clients of Ron Buck

Testimonial from clients of Ron Buck Ron was wonderful to work with he’s very knowledgeable and knows his industry very well. The bonus working with Mr. Buck is his team of professionals that help to get the job done. We were selling and buying at the same time which was very stressful. Mr. Buck’s professionalism and calmness was comforting since we had a quick close on both ends. If you’re looking for a great realtor® he’s the guy!!! Pacific Hills Chiropractic, testimonial Our home buying and selling experiences could not have been better, and we owe it all to Ron. We highly recommend him to anyone looking to buy or sell in the Orange County area. We met Ron at an open house in 2011 and used him as our agent on a 2012 home purchase. When we decided to sell our home in 2017, we knew without question that we would use Ron as the listing agent since he is an “area expert” in Laguna Niguel. He found us a great buyer in just a couple of weeks, and the transaction was very smooth. He walked us through each and every document, explaining everything as only an agent with 20 years of experience can do. Ron also found us our dream home, one that had slipped by our individual searches, and represented us in the purchase – and this transaction too was extremely smooth. He takes a no-nonsense approach to the entire process, and his deep knowledge of real estate matters is extremely comforting, especially if you haven’t gone through the process before. Jon Belli, testimonial   Happy...

Housing Inventory Remains at Five Year Low in OC

Housing Inventory Remains at Five Year Low in OC That’s right. Housing inventory in all of the OC is at a five year low. At this time there are 2000 FEWER homes on the market than last year at this time. Buyers are wary so your price has to be fair and the condition has to be good but if your home is prepared right you, the seller will be in the drivers seat. CALL RON BUCK FOR A FREE MARKET ANALYSIS OF YOUR HOME. OR CLICK HERE To search for homes in Laguna Niguel or Dana Point CLICK HERE. Ron was able to list and sell two homes in Rancho Niguel and get both clients into new homes (shown below) while still in escrow on their listed home. It takes a professional to have a great experience!   We will miss Amy, Jon and Joan in the Rancho Niguel area but the time was right to move to a new home. Homes sold in Rancho Niguel were 28915 El Apajo and 24676 Via Carlos....

Ron Buck Group Ranked #9 in Keller Williams Realty Mission Viejo Office

Ron Buck Group Ranked #9 in Keller Williams Realty Mission Viejo Office Thanks to our clients, my team members and cooperating agents, the Ron Buck Group ranked #9 in our KW office for all of 2016. Not too bad considering there are 400 agents in our office. We always put the needs and goals of our clients FIRST. Serving south OC and specializing in Laguna Niguel. Call me today for pocket listings coming soon in Laguna Niguel. We service home sellers with the top flight marketing and technology to get you the highest price in the shortest amount of time. We also love representing home buyers, investors and rental listings. For two new rental listings in Laguna Niguel see below!   28552 La Alcala...