Homebuying off 13% in Aliso Viejo, Dana Point, Laguna Niguel, San Clemente: 12 facts to know

Homebuying in Aliso Viejo, Dana Factor, Laguna Niguel and San Clemente fell 13 percent in May vs. a year previously.

Could is typically a solid sales months for Orange County, as the prime spring marketing period hits complete stride. So we determined to see how community housing markets fared in this essential period.

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CoreLogic located these 12 trends in 6 ZIP codes covered by the southern version of the Orange Region Register’s The Existing weekly …

… 1. Acquisitions: Residence sales in this period totaled 338 vs. 387 a year back, a decline of 13 percent.

2. Who’s up: Costs enhanced in 4 of the 6 ZIPs as sales increased in 3 ZIPs.

3. Countywide: $738,500 typical market price, up 6.3 percent. Orange Area sales completed 3,519 residences, existing as well as brand-new, vs. 3,666 a year earlier, a decrease of 4.0 percent. Prices climbed in 57 from 83 Orange Region ZIPs and sales were up in 33 from 83 ZIPs.

Below is how rates and also sales relocated at the community degree …

… 4. Aliso Viejo 92656: $519,000 median, down 10.4 percent. Cost rank in Orange Region: No. 73 highest possible of 83. Sales of 69 vs. 104 a year earlier, a decrease of 33.7 percent.

5. Dana Factor 92624: $1,050,000 average, up 43.8 percent. Rate ranking? No. 10 of 83. Sales of 13 vs. 6 a year back, a gain of 116.7 percent.

6. Dana Point 92629: $949,000 median, up 6.9 percent. Price rank? No. 16 of 83. Sales of 46 vs. 40 a year ago, a gain of 15 percent.

7. Laguna Niguel 92677: $790,000 typical, up 1.6 percent. Rate ranking? No. 29 of 83. Sales of 99 vs. 123 a year earlier, a decline of 19.5 percent.

8. San Clemente 92672: $755,000 typical, down 14.0 percent. Rate rank? No. 36 of 83. Sales of 44 vs. 59 a year earlier, a decrease of 25.4 percent.

9. San Clemente 92673: $1,014,000 typical, up 5.1 percent. Rate ranking? No. 14 of 83. Sales of 67 vs. 55 a year earlier, a gain of 21.8 percent.

Let’s toss in 3 even more countywide trends …

… 10. Single-family residences resales: 2,169 Orange County sales vs. 2,335 a year ago, a decline of 7.1 percent. Median: $800,000 — — a surge of 5.7 percent in the duration.

11. Condo resales: 933 sales vs. 965 a year ago, a decrease of 3.3 percent. Mean: $502,000 — — a rise of 1.9 percent in the duration.

12. New homes: 417 sales vs. 365 a year ago, a gain of 14.2 percent. Average: $978,750 — — an increase of 17.2 percent in the duration.

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New commanding general takes over Marine Corps air wing with unit at Camp Pendleton

MIRAMAR — Major Gen. Kevin Iiams assumed command of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Friday, July 13, during a ceremony held on the flight line at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar.

Iiams took over the 14,200-strong wing from Maj. Gen. Mark R. Wise, who took command of the wing in July 2016.

“We’re going to focus on the things that have always made this MAW great,” Iiams told those gathered. “Let’s fix, fly, fight, blend a little bit of fun into that, and then stick to the things that have always made this MAW great — operational excellence in all that we do.”

Under Wise’s command, the 3rd MAW — with units at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Camp Pendleton and Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz. — focused on readiness. The 14,000 Marines and 200 sailors constantly deployed around the world.

Wise also worked to modernize the wing by overseeing the first three operational F-35 Lightning II squadrons and the final transition from the AH-1W Super Cobra and UH-1N Huey to the AH-1Z Viper and UH-1Y Venom.

“The future is how it continues to improve,” Wise said in an interview prior to the ceremony. “When Gen. Iiams takes the reigns, he’ll take it to an even better readiness state. It has been a tremendous privilege to lead the wing; it’s been the pinnacle of my career.”

Wise’s next duty assignment is with Marine Corps Combat Development Command in Washington, D.C.

Iiams comes from Marine Corps Base Quantico where he served as the commanding general of Marine Corps Training and Education Command.

Prior to his duties in Virginia, Iams was the assistant wing commander of the 3rd MAW. He addressed his troops on Friday saying his return was a bit like “coming home.”

Enjoy ‘Moana’ under the stars at Casa Romantica

Searching for a family members outing that won’t breast the budget? Casa Romantica Cultural Center and also Gardens will certainly provide a free screening of “Moana,” under the stars on Saturday, July 15.

“Moana” is a tale regarding a young princess who sails out in the sea on a daring mission to save her people. The family-friendly movie starts at 8 p.m. on the center’s premises at 415 Avenida Granada in San Clemente.

Questions concerning the event? Telephone call ( 949) 498-2139 or check out the facility’s internet site at casaromantica.org.


What: Free testing of “Moana”

When: Saturday, July 15

Where: Casa Romantica Cultural Facility and Gardens, 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente

Cost: Free

Details: 949-498-2139

Adopt patriotic basset hounds America and Mo

Breed:Basset hounds

Age: 7 years

Sex: America is a made sterile female; Mo is a neutered male

America and Mo’s tale: If you’re a basset dog lover– and also perhaps even if you’re not — you will certainly drop in love with The U.S.A. and Mo.. This best pair of pooches delight in spirited time as well as desire nothing greater than a caring residence with each other. Given that they’re very adhered, Committed Pet Well-being Team (DAWG) is providing a BOGO special, so an accepted candidate could take them both house for the expense of one adoption cost. Think about including twice the fun and also laughter to your life by taking on these two wonderful canines.

Adoption procedure: Meet America and also Mo at the Mission Viejo Pet Solutions Facility, 28095 Hillcrest. For additional information, call 949-470-3045.

8 trends behind South Orange County’s $238-a-night hotel business

South Orange County location resort room rates are greater year-to-date with May as occupancy reduced, a brand-new report shows.

Below are 8 patterns to know from CBRE Hotels’ latest reports on just how local drivers are doing loading up their rooms vs. countywide patterns year-to-date through May …

… 1. South Orange Area resorts charged a typical $237.91 each evening, up $6.39 in One Year or 2.8 percent.

2. Believe that’s pricey? Amongst 7 Orange Area regions tracked by CBRE, South Orange Area placed only No. 3 priciest.

3. Countywide, space rates balanced $191.36 per night, up $7.14 in a year or 3.9 percent.

4. South Orange County hotels in 2018’s first five months were 72.7 percent full, below 76.5 percent a year earlier.

5. South Orange County ranked No. 6 among 7 Orange County resort districts in regards to hardest to discover a vacant area.


6. Countywide tenancy was 79.5 percent, up from 79.3 percent a year earlier.

7. An essential measure of resort capital referred to as “RevPar” for South Orange County dropped 2.4 percent from a year previously.

8. Countywide RevPar was up 4.1 percent in a year.

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