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Some Highlights:

. When you’re thinking about buying a home, there are a few key steps to take before you even start to look at houses.

. From saving for your down payment to getting pre-approved for a mortgage, you’ll want to make sure you keep your financial plan on track from the beginning.

. Reach out to me so I can put you in touch with my trusted lender today to make sure you have the best possible guidance as you begin your homebuying process.

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Some Highlights

  • Homeownership provides comfort, stability, and security, and it makes you feel more connected to your community.
  • Your home is something to be proud of and is uniquely yours, so you can customize it to your heart’s desire.
  • If you’re ready to fall in love with a home of your own, please contact me to get you started on the path to homeownership.
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I have listed a new 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...
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I have listed a new 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,...
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I have listed a new 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...
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Every year, households across the country make the decision to rent for another year or take the leap into homeownership. They look at their earnings and savings and then decide what makes the most financial sense. That equation will most likely take into consideration monthly housing costs, tax advantages, and other incremental expenses. Using these measurements, recent studies show that it’s still more affordable to own than rent in most of the country.

There is, however, another financial advantage to owning a home that’s often forgotten in the analysis – the wealth built through equity when you own a home.

Odeta Kushi, Deputy Chief Economist for First American, discusses this point in a recent blog post. She explains:

Once you include the equity benefit of price appreciation, owning made more financial sense than renting in 48 out of the 50 top markets, with the only exceptions being San Francisco and San Jose, Calif.”...

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