Pageant of the Monsters Laguna Beach Oct. 27 through 31 6 to 9:30 p.m. The event returns with the theme “Maze of the Minotaur” as the Pageant’s backstage area is transformed into a haunted house. Tickets start at $20. foapom.com/monsters/ Halloween Party @ The Casa San Clemente Oct. 27 7 to 9 p.m. Casa … [Read more...] about Halloween Events to Attend in Orange County 2023
Take a moment to imagine where you want to be in a few years. You might be thinking about your job, money, wanting more stability, or goals you want to reach soon. Is homeownership a part of that vision? If it is, you should know owning a home has a whole lot of financial benefits. One of the many reasons to buy a home is … [Read more...] about Growing Your Net Worth with Homeownership
During the pandemic, many people distanced themselves from their loved ones for health reasons. Grandparents were told to stay away from their grandkids, especially as schools started to open. That’s because it would have been risky to visit with their grandchildren who may have gotten sick from school. Now that the pandemic … [Read more...] about Are Grandparents Moving To Be Closer to Their Grandkids?
The living room is one of the most important rooms in the house. Whether you live alone, share space with a large, multigenerational family, or fall somewhere in between, the living room is your place to relax, binge-watch TV, or even get some work done. So it’s only natural that we want our living rooms to feel both as … [Read more...] about 4 Rules for Arranging a Living Room, According to Designers
SEPT. 28 MONTY ALEXANDER TRIO Grammy-nominated jazz pianist Monty Alexander came to the U.S. from Jamaica almost 60 years ago. Since then, he has become a favorite among jazz aficionados for his vibrant, soulful performances. He has played 23 times at the Montreux Jazz Festival and worked with greats such as Dizzy Gillespie, … [Read more...] about Top Things to Do in O.C.: Sept. 27 – Oct. 3
An important factor shaping today’s market is the number of homes for sale. And, if you’re considering whether or not to list your house, that’s one of the biggest advantages you have right now. When housing inventory is this low, your house will stand out, especially if it’s priced right. But there are some early signs that … [Read more...] about Are More Homes Coming onto the Market?
If you're planning to buy a home, one thing to consider is what experts project home prices will do in the future and how that might affect your investment. While you may have seen negative news over the past year about home prices, they’re doing far better than expected and are rising across the country. And data shows, experts … [Read more...] about What Experts Project for Home Prices Over the Next 5 Years
When it comes to home renovations, the exterior of your home is just as important as the interior. A home’s curb appeal, ergo how attractive it looks from the sidewalk, can significantly influence a property’s value. But like all things, curb appeal trends change throughout time. In recent years, for example, the pandemic forced … [Read more...] about 5 Trends to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal in 2023
Are you putting off selling your house because you’re worried no one’s buying because of where mortgage rates are? If so, know this: the latest data shows plenty of buyers are still out there, and they’re purchasing homes today. Here’s the data to prove it. The ShowingTime Showing Index is a measure of buyers touring homes. … [Read more...] about Buyer Traffic Is Still Stronger than the Norm
AUG. 26 SUMMER GARDEN PARTY Sherman Library’s premier annual event takes place throughout the gardens. Attendees can enjoy dinner from 608 Dahlia, make a flower arrangement at the bouquet bar, bid on items at a silent auction, and enter the garden party hat contest. Sherman Library and Gardens, 2647 East Coast Highway, … [Read more...] about Top Things to Do in O.C.: Aug. 23-29