The Blog ofChad Hooper

That Was A Close One!

That Was A Close One!

Yet, 2018 is shaping up to be completely different than 2013. Since starting the year at 3,397 homes, the active inventory has increased by 9%, adding an additional 310 homes, and now totals 3,707....

2018 Orange County Real Estate Forecast

2018 Orange County Real Estate Forecast

There have not been many changes to the U.S. economy. No shocks to the economic engine. That all changed with the new tax bill that was signed into law on December 22nd. The mortgage interest...

An Early 2017 Peak

An Early 2017 Peak

A low inventory peak means a hot seller’s market for quite some time. The Active inventory has been low for years, but this year it has been exceptionally low.

The three types of home pricing

The three types of home pricing

Pricing your home where it will sell for top dollar is a delicate process. There are a number of different strategies you can use to price your home, but some work better than others. If you tried...

The Seller Drought Continues

The Seller Drought Continues

So, what gives? Why aren’t homeowners moving like they did before? Some think it is because too many millennials are delaying the purchase of their first home and are shacking up with their...

2017 Orange County Real Estate Forecast

2017 Orange County Real Estate Forecast

What will the housing market look like this year in Orange County? I'm here today with my predictions! Expect a 4.75% interest rate and a market that neither favors the buyer, nor the seller by the...

Your Annual Real Estate Checkup

Your Annual Real Estate Checkup

I am finalizing my business plan for 2017 and wanted to make sure I include the needs of all of my clients.Just like your annual physical… it’s always a great idea to do an annual real estate...