Weekly Update - 2.18.2022

Dated: February 18 2022

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Happy Presidents' Day weekend! On Monday, we honor some of the important people that have led our country.
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What Homeowners Need to Know About Home Appraisals

Whether you are planning to sell your home or refinance, getting your home appraised is an important part of the process. With an understanding of what an appraiser will look for, how you can prepare, and what to expect during and after the appraisal, you can feel confident about navigating the appraisal process.

Buyers’ Wants Are Changing

As the pandemic has continued, home buyers' wants have been changing. Survey’s results show new home sizes are increasing, multigenerational homes are more popular, and outdoor living amenities are in demand.

  • The active listing inventory increased by 190 homes, up 18%, and now totals 1,270 homes, its lowest level for this time of the year since tracking began 18 years ago. In January, there were 20% fewer homes that came on the market compared to the 3-year average prior to COVID (2017 to 2019), 617 fewer. Last year, there were 2,493 homes on the market, 1,223 additional homes, or 96% more.

  • Demand, the number of pending sales over the prior month, surged by 257 pending sales in the past two weeks, up 18%, and now totals 1,683. Last year, there were 2,590 pending sales, 54% more than today due to the impact of COVID on housing. The 3-year average prior to COVID (2017 to 2019) was 2,160, or 28% more. 

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2545 N La Capella Ct, Orange

This exquisite, contemporary New Home Company masterpiece is situated in the hills of Orange. The gated community of Marywood Hills offers 40 Luxury homes with this home featuring the second largest lot in the entire community. This rare open concept home showcases 23-foot floor to ceiling accordion window doors creating a seamless connection to the outdoor covered loggia that weave the indoor and outdoor spaces into one. The abundance of natural light permeates through the entire property and is highlighted by designer finishes such as Provenza wood floors, bespoke handcrafted finishes, custom glass feature doors to separate the formal dining room from living room, wrought iron staircase, wine and beer fridge with dry bar, whole house water softening system and contemporary lighting fixtures to name a few. 

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775 S Goldfinch Way, Anaheim Hills 

When you have to have the best! Stunning highly upgraded modern farmhouse designed home located in the lovely Hunters Point community of Anaheim Hills. With high ceilings and an open inviting entryway, confirms you are walking into an extraordinary home. Separate large beamed living and family rooms, both with elegant fireplaces. The family room is adjacent to the kitchen even a Chef would appreciate. It is full of natural light, beautiful stone countertops, white shaker cabinets, stainless steel appliances, and a large center island. The kitchen includes deep pull-out cabinet drawers for pots and pans, pull out shelves in pantry for easy access, and a beverage refrigerator. 

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17841 Lincoln St, Villa Park

Dream Home in Villa Park!!! Completely Renovated. No surface left untouched. No Expense was spared keeping in mind what is important: Luxury, Style, Quality Materials, and Craftsmanship. Throughout the home you will find all new luxury vinyl plank flooring which is modern & luxurious, scratch & stain resistant. The Brand-New kitchen is an entertainers dream with modern stainless-steel appliances, oversized stainless steel sink and faucet, white soft-close solid wood cabinets with Lazy Susan storage, premium tile backsplash, and oversized island topped with premium white quartz countertops. The kitchen opens up to the family room which has floor to ceiling stacked stone accent wall that is pre-wired for your entertainment system, and has direct access to the spacious backyard.

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Email Update

UPDATED EMAIL ADDRESS: KathyLeimkuhler@FirstTeam.com

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Phone: (714)855-8050
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Kathy Leimkuhler DRE# 01831094 | First Team Real Estate DRE# 01008773

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