Did You Miss the Bottom of the Housing Market?

Housing prices in Orange County have been rising steadily during the past three months. Since there was a lag in the reporting of the housing market indicators, buyers in San Clemente and all over … [Read more...]

Is it Really Cheaper to Own a Home vs Rent? 98 Percent of the Time, the Answer is ‘Yes’

  According to a recent national report, it is now cheaper to buy a home than rent -- believe it or not. That's according to real estate reporter Jon Lansner of the Orange County Register … [Read more...]

Home Buyers and Sellers Get Ready: Spring Home Buying is Upon Us

Is the Orange County home rebound about to start?  That's the question being asked by real estate reporter Jon Lansner. With interest rates at a new all-time low, home buyers in San Clemente and … [Read more...]

A Dream Home Like No Other. . .Marketed Like No Other

We've been incredibly fortunate to have the likes of the Wall Street Journal, SmartMoney, Marketwatch and literally hundreds of other media outlets feature Phil and Amy Mickelson's awesome Rancho … [Read more...]

A One of a Kind Estate — And We Couldn’t be Happier to List It

Professional golfer Phil Mickelson and his wife Amy have listed their luxurious Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. estate for sale for $7.095 million. And I'm fortunate enough to have the listing and to have … [Read more...]

Is 2012 the ‘Year of the Recovery’ For San Clemente Real Estate?

Home prices going up, down or sideways in Talega and San Clemente ? Experts seem to be all over the place, but some are beginning to see a recovery -- albeit a possible long … [Read more...]

Who Leads the Nation in Foreclosures?

There’s some good news and not so good news in real estate. Good news is San Clemente home prices and sales appear to be stabilizing. Not the case for Las Vegas, which was recently crowned … [Read more...]

Welcome to my New Website

Thanks for visiting my new website. I'm so happy with my new "home" here at Surterre Properties in Orange County. Please check back daily to learn the latest in real estate news for all of San Diego … [Read more...]

How LOW Can They Go?

Can mortgage rates get any better for San Clemente buyers?   The real question is, “How low can they go?”   Whether you’re looking to buy a home in Talega or other … [Read more...]

Zillow Preferred Agent — That I am

I'm happy to report that I've been selected to become a preferred agent on Zillow -- more here … [Read more...]