Living in So Cal!

Living in SoCal all my life, I’ve heard it said “if you don’t like the weather, just wait a until tomorrow, it will change”. As a fan of the Tonight Show for many years with Johnny Carson he joked that in CA we do have four seasons, flood, fire, earthquake and landslide. Well one day not long.. read more →

Brea Homes Sales Up in March 2008 ~ Real Estate Update

Sales for single family homes in the City of Brea almost doubled in March compared to Feb. 2008.   Brea is well known for excellence in education. The schools have been a strong asset for residents in our community. It’s often said Brea enjoys bigger city benefits, yet maintains a small town atmosphere. Many of us who live here.. read more →

Spring Time in SoCal ~ A Great Time to Enjoy Our Community

March 20, ~ The first day of spring. Spring time in Southern California is such a wonderful time of year. Just today during a neighborhood walk the fragrances of the season surrounded me. This time of year so many of our hillsides turn from light green to bright yellow with the mustard in bloom. It seems like this.. read more →

Great News for SoCal Home Buyers and Home Owners!

Good news for our SoCal real estate market!  Effective March 6, 2008, HUD (Housing and Urban Development)  extends FHA loan limits that will range from $271,050 to $729,750   FHA loan limits  in California are not all the same. They’re based on the county in which a property is located. SoCal home buyers will be.. read more →

North Orange County Real Estate Market ~ Who’s Hot and Who’s Not?

As everyone knows, the one-time red-hot Orange County real estate market has cooled it’s heels along with other communities around the U.S. Now that’s not to say all area have cooled equally, either inside or outside of CA. I’m told there are still several places in the county where properties are selling at a more.. read more →

Help Save a Life! | Yes You Can Help Save the Life of Another

FREE   Cancer Screening  for Women in Need! Free mammograms are being offered in March in conjunction with the  YWCA of North Orange County in Fullerton. Free breast cancer screening is available for multicultural, uninsured women age 40 years and older through the Cancer Detection Programs, “Every Woman Counts”. Clinical breast exams and mammograms are paid for by.. read more →

Christmas in Downtown Brea, CA 92821

Brea, CA is a wonderful community located in Northern Orange County, it’s been home for my family for over thirty years. Downtown Brea at Birch Street, known also as the  Birch St. Promenade is North of Imperial Hwy. and West of Brea Blvd. It’s a small area of town with shops, movie theaters, restaurants and little eateries. Summertime visitors can.. read more →

Brea Holiday Happening Around Town ~ Brea, CA 92821, 92823

BREA’S VOLUNTEER ARMY SUPPORTS  BELL RINGING STATION ~ now through December 21.  Bell ringers at Brea’s main post office on Birch Street are part of an all volunteer army of local citizens and community organizations volunteering their time for the Salvation Army. All proceeds collected in this kettle are used in Brea for those in need. I’ve volunteered at this.. read more →

Brea | California 92821 and 92823 | Real Estate Market Report | October 2007

Brea Real Estate Report Brea is a fine community with a balance of residential housing, business and commercial properties. The City is well known for excellence in education. The schools have been a strong draw for residents in our community. The real estate report for sales/market activity for October 2007: Single family homes ~ Pricing ranges.. read more →

And the Winners Are…Orange County Students!

Orange County ~ California Nine Orange County schools were recently named as recipients of the coveted National “Blue Ribbon School“ award. Of the twenty-seven schools named in the State of California, one-third, nine were from the OC, Of those three of the local schools in Northern Orange Co. · Brea’s ~ Olinda Elementary School ·.. read more →