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Real Estate Agent - Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395 - BRE# 01494165
A Southern California Coastal agent's perspective on real estate and other things that interest me! Based in Laguna Beach, Real Estate is my passion.

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2012 

  Where Is My Bidding War?   The Orange County Real Estate Market is so confusing for a seller....heck, for buyers too. Our transition from a Buyer's Market to a Seller's Market happened so quickly that few consumers were ready for it, on either side. So now that sellers should have the upper ha...
04/30/2012
  Orange County, California has many nice cities! I work in all of them: Aliso Viejo, Ladera Ranch, Irvine, Laguna Niguel....I could go on, but frankly it would only be to make the Search Engines happy. I have to say that when I'm asked to pick my favorite, it always comes back to Mission Viejo....
04/29/2012
    That's right.....at about 8am this morning, the California ground did what it does best.....it shook. I've heard reports on the size ranging from 4.1 to 3.8, but either way, this is not a huge earthquake by our standards. But it is a good reminder! Most parts of the country have their own ver...
04/28/2012
  As a full time Realtor® working in Mission Viejo, California....I try and make sure my clients understand the home buying/selling process. I think I do a good job. Whether is at a listing appointment, or wandering through home listings, I take the time to educate my clients on the steps we wil...
04/27/2012
    This market is very complicated. And even though buyers want to buy and sellers want to sell......it seems the number of homes coming and off the market is increasing. Why? On short sales, this makes sense. The amount of time it takes to get approval often exhausts and frustrates the buyer, ...
04/26/2012
Even A Seller's Market Needs Home Buyers   Mission Viejo and the surrounding cities in Orange County, California are in a solid sellers market at this point. What is that? Simply put we have multiple offers on most well-priced homes. Although the real estate market has gone through some rough ti...
04/20/2012
    Kayaking On Lake Mission Viejo I love living in Mission Viejo!! I love sharing this great community with home buyers. Mission Viejo has many attractive features. As the original planned community, all our neighborhoods are situated around local parks, there are wonderful community centers fo...
04/18/2012
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  I do the shopping in the family. Feel a bit like the old commercial "I can bring home the bacon and fry it up in the pan." I don't mind. Every time my husband goes to the market he comes home with such practical things as smoked trout and granulated honey....don't ask. This week I was stocking...
04/15/2012
  Today is not a good day to be outside. Mission Viejo and Southern California will be experiencing a major weather system. Rain, lightening, hail will cause havoc on the roads and in communities, so knowing what to do can be the difference between safety and damage. Clearly the best thing to do...
04/13/2012
Your Buyer's Market Changed To A Seller's Market....Right In The Middle Of Your Real Estate Experience     Part of my responsibility to my clients....sellers and buyers...is to touch base periodically with Mission Viejo Real Estate Market News. The one thing that is constant in real estate is tha...
04/12/2012
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