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How Much is a Down Payment on a House?

During the process of searching for and purchasing a new home the talk about the "down payment" is inevitable. The dreaded phrase "down payment" may sound scary and expensive, but our  Balboa Realty team is here to break it down for you. Many feel like the down payment is a make or break part of the entire process and that the Continue reading

Published on Friday, March 31, 2017

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5 Inexpensive Bathroom Makeover Tips

Now is the perfect time to get started on a Spring home improvement project. The right tile work, bathtub or lighting can transform a dull, dated bathroom into a clean, stylish retreat. With a few easy upgrades you will have your bathroom transformed in no time. Your bathroom might just turn into your favorite room in your house! Balboa Realty Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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Spring into Easter in Newport Beach

The Easter holiday is right around the corner and Newport Beach is the best place to celebrate. Get outdoors, soak up some sun and enjoy the warm Southern California spring weather. Book your Newport Beach vacation rental , and start planning all of the fun things to do during Easter in Newport Beach. Meet the Easter Bunny at Fashion Island  Continue reading

Published on Monday, March 27, 2017

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Spring Cleaning in Orange County

Spring has sprung and it's time to get your house into tip top shape. Open the windows, let the light shine in and take a good look at your home. It's easy to avoid and put off the spring cleaning as sometimes it feels like a daunting task, but take it a little at a time and when it's done you'll see a major difference. Wipe away the winter cobwebs Continue reading

Published on Friday, March 24, 2017

A Day on Balboa Island

When you wake up in your Balboa Island vacation rental you will surely feel like you are in heaven. Watch as the sun slowly burns off the salty marine layer of clouds and the days starts to heat up. For breakfast, make a causal one in your fully stocked vacation rental or take a short walk to one of the local bakeries for a coffee and pastry. Take a Continue reading

Published on Friday, March 24, 2017

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Play House Before You Actually Buy One

Buying a house is a super exciting process, but it is also big responsibility. Before you commit, test it out by "playing house" and see if you can financially afford it. You might realize that you'll have to change your lifestyle and spending habits in order to really make it work. Balboa Realty are the leaders in  Orange County Property Management Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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How to Create a Backyard of Your Dreams

Spring is fast approaching and many are excited to spend their free time relaxing in their backyard oasis. You don't need a massive backyard with lots of land to have the backyard you've always dreamed of. The most important thing is to first figure out how you want to make use of the space (little or big) that you have. Balboa Realty is Continue reading

Published on Friday, March 17, 2017

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How To Rent Out Your House and Make Some Serious Money

There are many reasons to consider renting out your house to earn some extra income. The Orange County rental market is hot and has proved to bring owners significant rewards. The rental market has been on an upward trend for the past 10 years which is a great sign. People from all of the United States and the world love coming to beautiful Newport Continue reading

Published on Thursday, March 16, 2017

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Vacation Rental Advocacy - Let Our Voices Be Heard

The vacation rental business is extremely beneficial to the local and nationwide economy. The travel and tourism is a huge contributor to the state’s economy and without it many will suffer. California is in a huge amount of debt and the tourism industry brings people outside of the state with money into the state. Vacation rentals are a big reason Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, March 15, 2017

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4 Space Saving Secrets for a Small Apartment

Small apartments and houses are very common in an extremely desirable place to live in such as Newport Beach, California. Sacrificing square footage means less space, but it also means it's more affordable which is a good thing for people on a budget. The key is to be strategic when squeezing everything you own into one small space. Follow Balboa Continue reading

Published on Friday, March 3, 2017

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Plan Your Beach Week to Newport Beach

Beach Week is better than Ski Week! Ditch those skis and switch them for a surfboard. Brighten up your winter days by seeking a little sunshine, warm weather, and an all around relaxed beach vibe. It might be cold and gloomy where you currently are, so say goodbye to the winter blues and plan your vacation to Newport Beach today.  Continue reading

Published on Thursday, March 2, 2017

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How Long Does it Take to Sell Your Home?

Many people often assume that selling a home is an easy breezy thing to do. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the truth. Even when the market is in favor of the seller there are still many things to consider from start to finish. It is common for hiccups to occur during the selling process, but rest assured our Balboa Realty team of real estate experts Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, March 1, 2017