September 2017 Blog Posts

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5 Natural Tips To Make The Outdoor Bugs Go Away

When you're enjoying your time outside in your backyard, the last thing you want to deal with is pesky bugs flying in your face and biting your skin. With warm temperatures in Orange County for the majority of the year, bug problems are not just a summertime issues. Dousing yourself with DEET might do the trick, but using it could have harmful... Continue reading

Published on Friday, September 29, 2017

4 Things To Do As Soon As You Move Into Your New house

Moving into your new house is a huge milestone in yourself. Once you've had a mini celebration and given yourself a big pat on the back there are a few more things to attend to. A to-do list might be the last thing you want to turn your attention to, but with  Balboa Realty 's tips and tricks, it will set you up for success in the Continue reading

Published on Thursday, September 28, 2017

Visit The Orange County Car Show

The Orange County International Car Show is back and bigger and better than ever. This auto show runs all weekend long, September 28th to October 1st and is totally taking over the Anaheim Convention Center. This year's show features are over 600 new vehicles that will have you star struck. Car heaven really does exist, so come check it out Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, September 26, 2017

50 Years of Fashion Island

Fashion Island is turning the big 5-0 this September! This fabulous shopping destination located in Newport Beach offers more than just a collection of stores, but a complete shopping experience. Poke around the high end stores and dine at one of the many restaurants ranging from Italian, to Japanese to Mexican and more! With it’s prime location in Continue reading

Published on Friday, September 22, 2017

4 Times to Visit a Home Before You Buy It

The process of buying a new home can be long and tedious, but it's important to do your research so you know exactly what you're getting yourself into before you commit. When you find a home you really like and are interested in purchasing you not only want to look inside the home, but also take a look at the bigger picture. Think about Continue reading

Published on Friday, September 22, 2017

How Much Should I Put Down For a Down Payment on a House?

After you've found the house of your dreams, in order to make it your own, you'll be responsible for the down payment. This is the lump sum of money you will pay the seller up front. Yes it's true, putting 20% down of the home's selling price is a standard amount, but there's always exceptions to the rules. Don't let the stress Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Prepare & Prevent Your Home From Flooding

In the wake of the heartbreaking devastation caused by hurricanes Harvey and Irma, it makes us thankful for everything we have and also ask ourselves, "How can we prevent flooding from occurring in our home?" The environment is undoubledly changing and storms are becoming stronger and more frequent so it's only a matter Continue reading

Published on Friday, September 15, 2017

How To Choose The Right Appliances For Your Home

The kitchen is one of the most popular rooms in a house so when it comes to choosing new appliances you'll want to take your time to find the right ones. With so many different types of appliance options you'll find yourself walking the fine line of function and fashion. Who says you have to choose when you can have both? You can incorporate Continue reading

Published on Thursday, September 14, 2017

Welcome to Surfside Beach

Surfside Beach is located in the city of Seal Beach and is one of the most exclusive oceanfront communities in Southern California. Surfside borders Anaheim Bay to the north and the southern border is Huntington Beach. This small beach community is made up of about 187 homes with only 456 residents. The homes are designated into three rows with categories... Continue reading

Published on Friday, September 8, 2017

The Best Time To Find a New Apartment

Maybe this is your first time looking for a rental or maybe you just haven't searched for a new one in a while. Either way, it's always exciting to settle into a new spot and to call a new place home. So, when is the best time to search for a new place to rent you ask? Balboa Realty is here to answer all of your rental questions and Continue reading

Published on Friday, September 8, 2017

Consider These 4 Things Before Buying a House

There comes a time in life when you begin to feel financially stable and ready to put some real roots down. Moving on from the rental life and become a homeowner is a big and thrilling step in life. There are many different reasons as to why you might want to buy and it’s important to make sure you’re doing it for all the right ones. Keep in mind, buying... Continue reading

Published on Thursday, September 7, 2017

Use Eco Friendly Materials Inside Your Home

In today's day in age going green is all the rage. You too can do your part and help save the planet by incorporating environmentally friendly elements in your house. Don't overwhelm yourself by trying to transform your whole entire house and just go green slowly and do a little at a time. Have the home of your dreams all while Continue reading

Published on Friday, September 1, 2017