Archive by Author : Marty Prince

Buy Your Dream Home in 2014!

Good news for anyone considering buying a home!   The last few years saw investors gobbling up every home they could get their hands on. They would beat out the individual buyers, swoop in with all cash, and take a large percentage of the homes available. That trend is now reversing, and more and more […]


2014 Home Buyer Forecast!

  My 2014 Forecast For Potential Home Buyers:  You Can Buy A Home This Year!       Mortgage rates are getting higher but NOT drastically so.   There’s no reason to panic! Buying a home will be somewhat more expensive but not to the point of being unaffordable. Historical context is important when looking […]


My Favorite Quote for the New Year!

Henry Ford built a company starting in 1903 and overcame all obstacles and barriers. He said the following with regard to making your future goals come true:   “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.” — Henry Ford   My New Year’s wish for you is happiness and health. May you […]


We’ve Moved!!

Hello friends:   We have been in the same area in Orange for about 22 years now, and this week we moved right down the street to a better spot. Please note the new address at the bottom of this newsletter.   The good news this month is that interest rates moved down quite a […]


Referrals make the world go around!

Referrals make the world go around!   Let’s help each other.   One of the very best ways to get your goods and services is by referral. I find that when I need help finding a service or product, the best way to be certain I am going to get the right one is to […]


Renting vs. Owning

Can you afford to buy a home in today’s market? Is there really any benefit to you? Here are 2 important points to consider: Home values in Orange, Ca. have more than doubled in the last 20 years! Even with the big crash in values during the 2008-2011 period, today’s home values are at least […]

Summer is here!

Summer is Here!

I grew up in Alaska, and I’m going for vacation this year to see my family. I was thrilled when my Mom told me that it was 91 degrees in Fairbanks this week. It reminded me of all the fun I had in the summertime. We welcomed summer. After suffering through the long cold winter, […]