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I have sold a property at 30412 Alondra in Laguna Niguel.
Welcome to the beautiful Altamar Community in Laguna Niguel. Single family resident (detached) with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2 car garage. Travertine tiles on the first floor, wood burning fireplace in living room, family room off kitchen. Nice corner lot, good wrap around yard, Inside laundry. Other features includes: mirrored closets, skylight, new water heater, ceramic counter top in kitchen. Association takes care of front.
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I have sold a property at 93 Willowood in Aliso Viejo.
You'll be amazed at the the quality and beauty of the upgrades throughout this gorgeous home. This Laurelmont home features two master suites which provides great flexibility in how you live. The craftsmanship of the Kitchen remodel will the delight any cook, with custom cabinets, stainless steel appliances, convenient pull-outs, and even the handy Pot Rack. The Family Room is enhanced by a custom fireplace mantel. The Dining Room overlooks the Kitchen and Family Room creating a great flow to this home. The dual custom sliders open up to the backyard with new pavers and allow the cool breezes to drift in. The windows have been replaced throughout the home. The A/C is newer with new ducting for added efficiency. The staircase has been replaced with a stunning new railing and wrought iron spindles, opening up the space and adding an architectural flare you're sure to love. All three bathrooms have been tastefully remodeled...
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I have sold a property at B 5355 Algarrobo in Laguna Woods.
Wonderful long term 2bd/2ba rental. Lovely views and great location. Nicely upgraded unit with stackable W/D. Glass enclosed room-finished patio for extra living space (not included in square footage). No smoking permitted. Submit on pet (additional $500 security deposit required). As a resident you will be able to enjoy 7 clubhouses, 5 swimming pools, private community golf courses (27 hole championship course and 9-hole par executive courses),tennis courts,lawn bowling greens,shuffleboard courts,craft and hobby workshops,garden centers, game rooms, billiard rooms, gym, horse stables, a very active theater and arts community, and library. Over 200 social clubs to join. This is all within a beautifully landscaped, gate-guarded golf community convenient to freeways, shopping, restaurants, outstanding medical facilities and of course, the beach.
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I have sold a property at 192 23338 Augusta in Mission Viejo.
Stunning Cypress point detached townhome in gated community! This home offers 3 bedrooms and 2.5 remodeled bathrooms. The main level consists of a formal living room with view balcony and dining room, powder room, family room with fireplace and gorgeous remodeled kitchen with newer cabinets, stainless steel appliances, center island, granite counters, wine refrigerator and breakfast nook. The master suite offers a luxurious remodeled bathroom, large walk-in closet and sliding glass door out to backyard. There is a finished 2 car garage with epoxy flooring and inside laundry room with sink. Features include: Beautiful wood flooring, upgraded lighting, shutters and more! The community offers pool, spa and clubhouse. The home is located across from Lake Mission Viejo which offers boating, fishing and summer concerts! Turnkey!!!
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Mortgage rates are on the rise this year, but they’re still incredibly low compared to the historic average. However, anytime there’s a change in the mortgage rate, it affects what you can afford to borrow when you’re buying a home. As Sam Khater, Chief Economist at Freddie Macshares:

When buying a home, it’s important to determine a monthly budget so you can plan for and understand what you can afford. However, when you need to stick to your budget, even a small increase in the mortgage rate can make a big difference.

If, for example, you’re getting ready to buy a home and know your budget allows for a monthly payment of $1200-1250 (marked in gray on the table above), every time the mortgage rate increases, the loan amount has to decrease to keep your monthly cost in range. This means you may have to look for lower-priced homes as mortgage rates go up if you want to be able to maintain your budget. ...

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Kevin Budde of Monarch Coast Financial shares his recent "Real Estate Talking Points" where he gives weekly market updates on the latest real estate headline news. 

This week Kevin's key points are: 

  • In Orange County, existing single family home sales were up 7.3% from February 2020 and the median home price was existing $995,000.

  • Redfin reported home sales prices in February rose more than they have during any month since July 2013

  • Mortgage bankers association estimated 2.6 million U.S. homeowners are in forbearance

  • 30-year fixed rate mortgages averaged 3.09%

  • 15-year fixed rate mortgages averaged 2.40%


Kevin A. Budde


CA DRE 00831552 
NMLS 325450

949-784-0397 Office
949-422-2075 Mobile 

20151 SW Birch St., Ste. 230, Newport Beach, CA 92660

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I have sold a property at 42E 19431 Rue De Valore in Lake Forest.
Secluded, peaceful, quiet are just a few words that the owner has described this upper 1-level, corner unit in the beautiful gated community of Tuscany. As you enter the condo, you’re greeted by a light & bright floorplan where the living room, dining room & kitchen flow into one great room. Highlights include kitchen with stainless steel appliances (newer LG refrigerator) & refinished cabinets, master bedroom with walk-in closet & ceiling fan, remodeled bathroom with new dual vanity, contemporary undermount sinks, soft close drawers, dividers & adjustable shelves to maximize storage space, stone countertop, chrome faucets, designer mirrors & vinyl, wood-plank flooring. This unit also features an open floorplan, vaulted ceilings, updated baseboards, oak wood flooring (no carpeting), plantation shutters, newer water heater & 1-car detached garage #366. Outside has a patio with laundry closet that fits a regular...
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Some Highlights

  • Today’s home price appreciation is driving equity higher throughout the country.
  • If your needs are changing and you’re ready for a new home, your equity may be a great asset to power your next move.
  • Now is a great time to put your equity toward a down payment on the home of your dreams.
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I have sold a property at 25201 Pericia DR in Mission Viejo.
Custom single-level home with permitted family room addition & expansive 10,660sf lot. Redesigned kitchen with granite countertops, 5-burner gas cooktop, island, recessed lighting, pantry & skylight providing bright, natural light. Living room with fireplace, formal dining room with large picture window with sunset views. Large family room with custom built-in cabinets (TV included). Master suite includes a spacious bedroom, updated bathroom vanity, sink, faucet, porcelain flooring & walk-in shower. Use the 2nd and 3rd bedrooms for guests or home office. Guest bathroom with tub/shower combo & skylight. Both bathrooms have newer Kohler toilets. Additional features include new exterior paint, wood plank style tile floors, carpet less than a year old. Solar City/Tesla solar panels to help with energy efficiency, installed in 2015, current lease is estimated $162/month. The welcoming backyard is an entertainer’s dream,...
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I have sold a property at 58 Vellisimo DR in Aliso Viejo.
Wonderful end until condo in the prestigious Westridge community of Passeggio! Rarely on the market, this 3 bedroom townhome is exactly what you have been searching for. A large wrap-around patio provides ample space for relaxing, entertaining, and for any pets to roam. This property is upgraded with All New Windows throughout the entire home. In the kitchen, you will find Corian countertops, stainless steel appliances, and a kitchen that opens to the family room. Downstairs you will find a permitted Harry Potter space under the staircase (complete with fire sprinklers!), laminate wood flooring, crown molding, upgraded baseboards, and a two-car garage with storage space. Upstairs you will find all three bedrooms and laminate wood flooring. This condo complex sits on the edge of a gorgeous canyon area, making walks enjoyable with spectacular views. All the pipes have been injected with epoxy to prevent leaks, the A/C...
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