Author Archives: Harrison K. Long

About Harrison K. Long

Businessman, Professional Realtor agent, GRI, Broker associate, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Orange County, California - CA DRE 01410855 - Helping property owners, estate trustees, executors and administrators, fiduciaries, bankers, investor group managers, with listing and sale of properties - helping people with their best decisions about homes and real estate - Member at the Orange County Association of REALTORs (serving on its board of directors for 2012); California Association of Realtors (serving on its board of directors for 2011-2102); National Association of Realtors - Also an attorney member of the California State Bar Association #69137 - Contact by telephone or text at 949-701-2515

Big Drop in Distressed Homes for Sale Listings at Orange County CA

Orange County CA real estate has experienced a big and dramatic drop in number of distressed residential properties – both short sales and foreclosures – listed for sale.   Total Orange County distressed property listings, short sale and foreclosure listings, … Continue reading

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C.A.R. Launched New Tool to Help Home Buyers Bridge Down Payment Gap

  In an effort to provide California home buyers with up-to-date information about available home buyer assistance programs, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today (February 19, 2013) launched California Mortgage Resource Directory (http://mortgage.car.org), a powerful search tool that identifies current … Continue reading

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Newport Beach CA Home Selling Big Numbers to Cash Buyers

Newport Beach CA home owners sold lots of homes last year 2012 to all cash buyers.  Property sales were up and values improved. 1,075 Newport Beach homes sold last year during 2012 – an average of almost 90 homes sold per month. Average sold price of … Continue reading

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Top Things Orange County Home Sellers Should Consider for Listing Strategy

    Top Things for Orange County CA home sellers to consider prior to listing for sale. 1. Clean and uncluttered is key for your seller success. Buyers always like to see clean and uncluttered homes. 2. Staging for showing … Continue reading

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Orange County CA Housing Markets Continue to be Tight

Orange County continues to experience very tight housing markets and not enough homes listed to satisfy buyer demand. Broker Steven Thomas at his www.ReportsOnHousing.com said again this week that Orange County simply doesn't have enough homes on the market. Orange County homes … Continue reading

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Most Californians Still Follow the Suburban Living Dream

Millions of Southern Californians have followed the suburban living dream involving single-family homes during the past fifty years, and that trend continues.   Governor Brown has recently tried to dampen the California trend toward single-family home living.  He wants to encourage people to move away from suburbs and toward his urban living … Continue reading

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Turtle Ridge Irvine CA Real Estate Update

Turtle Ridge at Irvine CA is a luxury and private residential community – with about 1,400 homes located on the western side of the city in the hills area above Newport Coast. 57 Shady Lane, Turtle Ridge Irvine –  $2,500,000 – 4 bedrooms and … Continue reading

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Northpark Homes at Irvine CA Real Estate

Northpark homes at Irvine CA real estate are properties mostly built at some time during the past 15 years – and continue to offer safe and sought-after neighborhoods for buyers and residents. 7 detached single family homes are now listed for … Continue reading

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Newport Heights at Newport Beach CA Real Estate Update

Newport Heights is an area of Newport Beach with homes and businesses located above Newport Harbor and Pacific Coast Highway, East of Newport Blvd, south of 16th street, west of Upper Back Bay – and is a sought-after area for … Continue reading

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Home Sellers Best Time to Move Up is Now

  Best time for sellers to move up is now at Orange County CA real estate. Selling prices have gone up during the past twelve months – with lots of motivated buyers – and limited number of listings, which resulted … Continue reading

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