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Five Reasons Why Listing Your Home in the Summer is a Good idea

Typically most people think summer is a slow time for the real estate market but actually, it’s a very good time to list your home. Here are five reasons why: 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains very strong throughout the […]

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What impact will rising rates have on house values?

What impact will rising rates have on house values?

Mortgage interest rates have already risen by over a quarter of a percentage point in 2018. Many are projecting that rates could increase to 5% by the end of the year. Many quickly jump to the conclusion that an increase in mortgage rates will have a detrimental impact on real estate prices as fewer buyers […]

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Are We In A Housing Bubble? Experts Weigh In

Are We In A Housing Bubble? Experts Weigh In

A recent report by CoreLogic revealed that U.S. home values appreciated by more than 37% over the last five years. Some are concerned that this is evidence we may be on the verge of another housing “boom & bust” like the one we experienced from 2006-2008. Recently, several housing experts weighed in on the subject […]

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17th Street Spotlight: 17th Street Deli in Costa Mesa

17th Street Spotlight: 17th Street Deli in Costa Mesa

If you’re looking for classic delicatessen food served with a smile than the 17th Street Deli could be your new go-to eating spot. The sparkling clean eatery is a true gem tucked in with other small businesses along 17th Street. Originally the Tummy Stuffer the restaurant has been in Westport Square Shopping Center since the […]

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Freddie Mac: Rising Interest Rates Do Not Lead to Falling Home Prices

Freddie Mac: Rising Interest Rates Do Not Lead to Falling Home Prices

Recently, Freddie Mac published an Insight Report titled Nowhere to go but up? How increasing mortgage rates could affect housing. The report focused on the impact the projected rise in mortgage rates might have on the housing market this year. Many believe that an increase in mortgage rates will cause a slowdown in purchases which […]

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Arbor Welcomes The Petersen Team

Arbor Welcomes The Petersen Team

The Petersen team represents coastal Orange County homeowners and future homeowners. Lori and Clint use their years of real estate experience, creative ideas, and sharp negotiation skills to place their clients in their perfect home. Lori Petersen Lori brings extensive experience and a proven track record of real estate success to Arbor. She has a […]

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Five Reasons to Sell this Spring

Five Reasons to Sell this Spring

1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains very strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing and able to purchase…and are in the market right now! More often than not, multiple buyers are competing with each […]

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Arbor Awards a Surf Prescriptions Surfboard to Twins from Newport Elementary

Arbor Awards a Surf Prescriptions Surfboard to Twins from Newport Elementary

Double the fun! Twins Cole and Jack are the winners of our Stoke a Student contest! The Newport Elementary third graders won a new Surf Prescriptions surfboard through Arbor Real Estate’s contest. The campaign in partnership with Surfside Sports in Costa Mesa began four years ago and is aimed to inspire students to value education […]

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Arbor Real Estate and The Rob Machado Foundation dedicate two new clean water filling stations at Ensign Intermediate school

Arbor Real Estate and The Rob Machado Foundation dedicate two new clean water filling stations at Ensign Intermediate school

Arbor Real Estate and The Rob Machado Foundation created the Clean Water for Kids initiative with the goal of installing FloWater station in every school in the Newport-Mesa school district. Today the pro surfer along with representatives from Arbor Real Estate dedicated two new refilling stations that were recently installed at Ensign Intermediate school. The […]

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Arbor Agent Casey O’Connor’s Charity Delivers Joy to Hospitalized Children

Arbor Agent Casey O’Connor’s Charity Delivers Joy to Hospitalized Children

Founded by Newport resident Casey O’Connor, Sean’s Pot of Gold provides people with the opportunity to donate towards an effort to supply hospitalized children across Orange County with gift baskets. These baskets will contain toys, stickers, hats, necklaces, and fun games with the aim of distracting children from doctors, medications, and the pains of being […]

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