1,000 New Homes in La Palma - Coming Soon?



La Palma could be getting a face lift. If a proposed development goes through, 1,000 new homes might come to the small town of about 16,000 residents. La Palma signed an exclusive negotiation agreement with Eight88 Hospitality earlier this year. Eight88 is a Mission Viejo-based developer with clients ranging from the Queen Mary to the Holiday Inn.

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MARKET UPDATE: BUENA PARK NOVEMBER 2017

 

According to Zillow, the median home value in 90620 is $559,700. Home values in this area have risen 6.9% over the past year. In fact, they might rise another 1.3% within the next year. This local market is considered very healthy in comparison with other markets across the country thanks to its low number of....

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APPRAISALS STILL FALLING SHORT

 

According to the latest Quicken Loans National Home Price Perception Index, homeowners are getting less than they expected after their homes are appraised. Appraised values....

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ORANGE COUNTY HOMES BECOMING LESS AFFORDABLE

 

If you're interested in moving to Orange County anytime soon, you might be shocked to find out just how much income you need to afford an average house. According to a recent report....

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KNOTTS TO PAY FOR TWO FULL-TIME BUENA PARK POLICE OFFICERS

 

Welcome to 16092 Tude Rd. in Apple Valley, California. This 3 bed, 2 bath home is 1,761 square feet and sits on a 0.44-acre lot. Solidly built and featuring custom features, it sits within the highly desirable Desert Knolls community and has a large living area, laminate floor, and a fireplace. Its generous galley kitchen includes a refrigerator as well as the stove....

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50 free concerts in Orange County in summer 2017

 

Like music? Well, one of the best things about summer in Orange County is all the great concerts you can enjoy, without paying a dime. Bring your beach chair, picnic and blanket, and prepare to tap your feet, or whatever other part of your body starts to move. Here are some of our favorites:....

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BUENA PARK ADDING SECOND PARKING LOT TO BEACH BLVD...

 

Buena Park is building a $2 million parking lot next to Medieval Times to accommodate the influx of visitors to the citys revamped entertainment corridor. Construction of the 229-space Stanton Avenue lot is expected to begin in July....

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FACTS BEHIND BUENA PARKS HOMEBUYING DIP

 

While countywide trends are on the rise, the number of homes sold in Buena Park during the first three months of 2017 dipped compared to last year. Here are a few facts.....

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BUENA PARK YOUTH THEATRE'S PRODUCTION OF SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL BEGINS JUNE 16!

 

Sing-along with your favorite Dr. Seuss characters in Buena Park Youth Theatre's Production of Seussical. Performances will be held Friday through Sunday, June 16-18 and 23-25 at Buena Park High School Performing Arts Complex, 8833 Academy Drive, Buena Park. Now one of the most performed.....

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BLOG: KNOTT'S BERRY FARM ADDS METAL DETECTORS!

 

Knotts Berry Farm has begun using metal detectors to screen park guests, becoming the latest Southern California theme park to upgrade its security measures. Knotts officials describe the metal detectors, which began getting installed a couple of weeks ago.....

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PARKS PROGRAMS AND POOLS OPEN FOR THE SUMMER SEASON ON MEMORIAL DAY

 

Buena Parks pools and park programs offer fun ways to cool down while the weather heats up this summer. Join us for recreational swimming, swimming lessons, parents night out, free drop-in programs and so much more! Pools: Peak Park Pool.....

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MEET YOUR LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENT!

 

The City of Buena Park and the Buena Park Police Department will be holding our annual Open House on May 20, 2017 from 11:00-2:00. We will have City Hall tours, police station tours, demonstrations, and static displays, giving you a chance to see what we do and how we do it. You can also meet our wonderful personnel!

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2-YEAR-OLD BOY FOUND SAFE IN BACK OF STOLEN CAR IN BUENA PARK

 

ANAHEIM, Calif. (KABC) -- Anaheim police said they have recovered a stolen vehicle with a 2-year-old child inside. The child is safe, according to police. Police received a call about the stolen vehicle around 11 a.m. Thursday. The mother of the child.....

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THE PROBLEM WITH ZESTIMATES

 

Zestimates. It's Zillow's own automated valuation model that is designed to estimate a home's sales price.The key word here is, of course, estimate. They're not meant to be taken at face value. In fact, Zillow readily acknowledges that Zestimates can be inaccurate. For example, the CEO .....

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NEW BUENA PARK DEVELOPMENT FOCUSES ON COMMUNITY

 

Clark Commons is the affordable housing component of a 12-acre development created with City Ventures and the city of Buena Park, Calif. Home to 70 families with over 160 children, a new affordable housing.....

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SOL SPIN RIDE OPENS...

 

If summer is on the near horizon, as in two months away, and the general start to the summer vacation season, which we can pin on the end of May, is even closer, a theme park aficionado can count on one thing to definitely happen: The grand theme park roll-out of new, updated, or re-imagined rides and attractions......

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LOVE BUENA PARK 2017...

 

Love Buena Park volunteers make all the service projects happen around the community on April 29, and this year our team provides them with the after-party fun right here in our City! New for 2017,Buena Park will host......

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THIRD SUSPECT ARRESTED IN BUENA PARK SHOOTING DEATH

 

A third person has been charged with murder in connection with the fatal shooting of a man found in an apartment last month. Ramona Acuna, 32, was arrested Wednesday, April 12, according to the Orange County District Attorneys Office. Details surrounding......

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WILDWATER EXPRESS CARWASH SAYS CUSTOMERS DATA WAS HACKED

 

A car wash company with locations in San Pedro, Costa Mesa, Buena Park and Huntington Beach warned customers on Tuesday, April 11 that their credit card information may have been compromised in a February hack of the firms computer system. According to WildWater Express Carwash......

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BRANDYWINE ACQUIRES NEW PROPERTY TO BUILD 17 NEW TOWNHOMES IN BUENA PARK

 

Brandywine Homes has closed escrow on 1.66 acres at 8572 Stanton Avenue in Buena Park and will break ground in May on Corsica, a new community offering 17 two-story townhomes. Vertical construction is expected......

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ARMED MAN ROBS BUENA PARK LITTLE CAESARS PIZZA...

 

Officers were called to the restaurant on La Palma Avenue and Dale Street shortly before 10 p.m., said Buena Park police Sgt. Mike Lovchik. A man whose face was partially covered by a black-hooded sweater......

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GET MOVING WITH SPRING CLASSES IN BUENA PARK! SIGN UP NOW TO BE A PART OF THE FUN!

 

Discover a variety of fitness, dance, martial arts and special interest classes for all ages. Classes for preschool, dance, youth fitness, martial arts, tennis, health and fitness, fun for kids and special interest are offered. Kids get out and get moving in this warm spring weather with classes like......

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2 ARRESTED ON SUSPICION OF BUENA PARK APARTMENT SHOOTING

 

BUENA PARK Two men have been charged with murder in connection to the fatal shooting of a man found in an apartment. Frank Golob Avalos, 32, and Manuel Morales, 21, face felony counts of murder and discharge of a firearm causing death, according to a complaint filed last week......

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VOLUNTEER TO LOVE BUENA PARK SIGN UP TODAY BEFORE YOUR PROJECT FILLS UP!

 

Love Buena Park April 29 is just a month away and there are projects that need more volunteers. Invite your family, friends, business, organization, congregation to sign up and make a difference in our community. Just a few of the projects you can be a part of......

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SUGAR PLUM ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL SPRING SHOW

 

Thursday April 6th- Saturday April 8th, 2017 Hopinto Sugar Plum for all your Easter and Spring needs! Located downstairs......

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KOREAN FRIED CHICKEN IS BECOMING A THING IN ORANGE COUNTY!

 

Forget the Nashville hot-chicken craze that has LA in its vice grip. Here in OC, we're experiencing a Korean fried-chicken boom, and the newest purveyors have now far surpassed Bonchon and Kyochon and the fad they ushered in nearly a decade ago. Not only are these new players offering flavors far more......

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POLYNESIAN DANCE TROUPE WENT FROM A BUENA PARK GARAGE TO THE WORLD STAGE!

 

Half a century ago, in a mostly white neighborhood in Buena Park, there lived a woman who had brown skin and didnt speak any English. One day, her daughters high-school talent-show committee invited parents to participate, so she signed up. During a rehearsal, the principal saw her practicing her act and informed her......

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1 OF 3 SUSPECTS IN DEADLY BUENA PARK SHOOTING IDENTIFIED

 

BUENA PARK The Orange County Coroners Office has identified a man found shot to death last week inside a Buena Park apartment as 39-year-old Richard Salazar. The Buena Park Police Department on Tuesday, March 21, also identified one of three suspects: Ramona Acuna, 32, of Santa Ana, who is known to frequent motels in Orange County. The other two suspects are men in their mid-20s to mid-30s....

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SUBMIT PROJECT IDEAS FOR LOVE BUENA PARK BY APRIL 14TH!

 

Love Buena Park is a few short weeks away and we can't wait to see the difference we will all make together! It's time to start submitting those project ideas. You have your church, your school, your neighborhood and your neighbors in need. You know best....

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KNOTT'S CLOSING ITS BOOMERANG!

 

One of Knotts Berry Farms roller coasters is riding off into the sunset. The farm announced Friday, March 17, that the last time people can ride Boomerang is on Sunday, April 23, coinciding with the last day of its annual Boysenberry Festival. The coaster has been part of the parks....

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BUENA PARK LIBRARY OPENS NEW QUIET STUDY ROOM

 

The Buena Park Library opened a new Quiet Study Room this month. You may be thinking, its a Library, why would you need a quiet room! Well, libraries have changed a lot over the years. They have evolved into a community space where people go to attend programs, use computers, get help with homework....

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BPPD TO HOST COMMUNITY MEETING TO DISCUSS IMPACT OF HOMELESSNESS

 

The Buena Park Police Department is hosting a Community Meeting on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Buena Park Community Center, located at 6688 Beach Blvd, Buena Park. The meetings theme....

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KNOTT'S BERRY FARM PLUGS INTO VIRTUAL REALITY, THE NEW PARK THRILL ON THE CHEAP

 

Knotts Berry Farm is getting in on the latest theme park craze: putting visitors in a virtual world created primarily by software engineers instead of carpenters and welders. The new VR Showdown in Ghost Town, which opens next month....

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A DETAILED LOOK AT THE SOURCE OC IN BUENA PARK...

 

The Source OC is an approximately600,000-square-foot shopping, dining, and entertainment retail destination which includes 58,000 square feet of premium office space on one end and a four-star, 178-room Hilton Hotel on the other. Located near....

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FARRELL'S JOB FAIR TODAY!!!!!

 

Interviews will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday. On Friday interviews are from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Address: 8650 Beach Blvd., Buena Park. arrells Ice Cream Parlour in Buena Park, temporarily....

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THREE ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH VEHICLE BURGLARIES FOR THE PAST TWO YEARS

 

GARDEN GROVE - Police have arrested three suspects in connection with a number of vehicle burglaries in Garden Grove and surrounding cities in Orange and Los Angeles counties between January....

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KNOTT'S BERRY FARM BOYSENBERRY FESTIVAL RETURNS APRIL 1-23!

 

Lovers of the famous fruit born in Buena Park better prepare to loosen their buckles, because Knotts Berry Farm is bringing back their popular Boysenberry Festival for more days than ever, starting April 1 through 23, 2017. For the first time ever....

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WHAT WILL 2017 HOLD FOR ORANGE COUNTY REAL ESTATE?

 

For a few years now, real estate experts have been predicting a market re-correction for Southern California. Many thought 2016 was the year to bring prices crashing back down but it didnt happen. The question is why? The answer is the market continues to function rather unconventionally and the old investment play books might as well be used as firewood.....

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JAMBOREE HOUSING'S BUENA PARK PROJECT DEBUTS AT FULL CAPACITY

 

Irvine-based Jamboree Housing Corp. on Thursday unveiled Clark Commons, a 70-unit multifamily property in Buena Park. The affordable housing development, on a former Public Works yard, is part of a 10-acre site that includes a park and The Parker Collection, 128 solar-powered townhomes and lofts developed by.....

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CITY OF BUENA PARK READY TO CLOSE PASTOR WILEY DRAKE'S CHURCH HOMELESS SHELTER

 

BUENA PARK City officials will close a homeless shelter at First Southern Baptist Church as early as Thursday, they said, for allegedly failing to address health, fire and occupancy violations found early last year. Wiley Drake, 73, the churchs longtime pastor, vowed to keep the city away.....

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SUGAR PLUM IS BACK...

 

Sugar Plum is Back!! Starting Today! Admission is Free.....

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FARRELL'S ICE CREAM IN BUENA PARK CLOSES TEMPORARILY..

 

Farrells Ice Cream Parlour temporarily closed its Buena Park restaurant last week as the location will be remodeled under the control of The Profit millionaire Marcus Lemonis. The Buena Park location will be closed until mid-March.....

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FABULOUS FORDS FOREVER!!!

 

Fabulous Fords Forever! - April 30, 2017 THIS IS THE WEST COAST'S LARGEST ALL-FORD CAR SHOW! Presented by the Ford Car Club Council and the Ford Motor Company, the show celebrates ALL Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicles, from 1903 to the current models......

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BUENA PARK POLICE CREATE A SAFE ZONE FOR MONEY AND CRAIGSLIST PURCHASES TO BE EXCHANGED

 

BUENA PARK Andrea Jung sells items on Craigslist but never meets buyers at her home or workplace. The 30-year-old goes to a Target or a Starbucks parking lot, carries pepper spray in her pocket and lets her boyfriend know her whereabouts. So she likes what the Buena Park Police Department......

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CENTRALIA SCHOOL DISTRICT IN BUENA PARK WILL SERVE LOCALLY SOURCED MEALS AT LEAST ONCE A WEEK

 

BUENA PARK Brendan Shields abides by a simple rule: If I wouldnt feed it to my daughter, Centralia Elementary School Districts director of food services said, I wont serve it to the kids in this district. On Thursday, Centralia joined 70 districts including Tustin Unified in......

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3 JUVENILES DETAINED AFTER SUSPECTED CAR THEFT, POLICE PURSUIT, CRASH IN BUENA PARK

 

Three juveniles were in custody after a pursuit that began in Anaheim and ended in a crash in Buena Park on Monday night, authorities said Tuesday. A Fullerton man told police he thought he heard a prowler trying to get into his home in the 1200 block of Valencia Avenue shortly before 10 p.m. Monday, Fullerton police Sgt. Jon Radus......

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WHY PRE-APPROVAL SHOULD BE YOUR FIRST STEP..

 

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the amount of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved......

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BUENA PARK AUTO REPAIR BUSINESS ROBBED AT GUNPOINT, SUSPECT AT LARGE

 

Police were searching Thursday night for an armed man who robbed a Buena Park auto repair business. The incident happened around 6 p.m. at Firestone Complete Auto Care, 6011 Orangethorpe......

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WHERE DO ORANGE COUNTY HOMES SELL FASTEST?

 

Fifth was Buena Park at 42 days with 46 listings at an average $656,492 and 33 new escrows. A year ago? 87 days. Limited options for house hunters means the market for Orange Countys existing homes starts 2017 at a slightly faster speed than a year ago ReportsOnHousing says there were 4,376 listings......

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FIRE AT FIRE STATION NEAR KNOTT'S DESTROYS 4 FIRE VEHICLES, INCLUDING $1 MILLION AERIAL TRUCK

 

BUENA PARK Orange County Fire Authority firefighters battled a blaze at one of their own station houses for much of Thursday that left the structure severely damaged and destroyed four vehicles including a......

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SELL FASTER FOR MORE MONEY WITH THE WISE TEAM

 

The Wise Team has always taken great pride in the services they offer and is continuously demonstrating why they are the best in the business. When you list with them, they fully understand what is takes to sell your home quickly which, is why the data.....

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2017 BUENA PARK STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS, LUNCHEON FEB 1ST..

 

The community is invited to attend the annual State of the City Address & Luncheon to learn firsthand about the City happenings. The City of Buena Park is known for having ambitious goals designed to enhance.....

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KNOTTS BERRY FARM OFFERS FREE ADMISSION TO MEMBERS OF FIRE & LAW ENFORCEMENT

 

Knotts Berry Farm is offering free admission to active, full-time fire and law enforcement personnel for a limited time. The theme park on Beach Boulevard in Buena Park said the Fire and Law Tribute.....

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CGV CINEMAS! GRAND OPENING...

 

CGV Cinemas! Grand Opening Coming Soon.....

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KIDS HAVE TAKEN OVER BUENA PARK...

 

Kids have taken over the city of Buena Park in Orange County for the second year in a row! And this year they have demanded even more deals for two months January 1, 2017 February 28, 2017. For a limited time, parents will enjoy savings on comfortable kid-friendly hotel accommodations and kids can enjoy their favorite Orange County.....

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HUD LOWERS FHA MIP BY A QUARTER POINT

 

Mortgage insurance premiums on FHA-backed loans will be lower by 25 basis points on loans endorsed starting January 27, the federal government announced today. After four straight years of growth and with sufficient reserves.....

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Buena Park considers replacement for Fire Station 61

 

Buena Park is looking into the possibility of constructing a $13 million fire station on La Palma Avenue to replace nearby Fire Station 61. Located at 8081 Western Ave., the existing building serves as the Orange County Fire.....

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OBAMA YEARS: HOW BUENA PARK HOMEBUYING FARED...

 

Homebuying in Buena Park in the past eight years could not keep pace with growth in countywide sales activity. With President Obama's White House days nearing an end, we wanted to see how the local residential real estate market changed since 2008. This period essentially encompasses the market's rebound from the Great Recession. Using CoreLogic data.....

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BUENA PARK HOME PRICES ON A FIVE YEAR RISE

 

According to the California Regional Multiple Listing Service, the average home price in Buena Park has shown a five-year increase with only slight fluctuations along the way. The average price back in 2011 reflected a $350K price point which, has since climbed to nearly $600K as of today. The data showed the largest dip in price around the 2012.....

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1ST ANNUAL FARM TO FORK!

 

1st Annual Farm to Fork: A day on the farm to enjoy a farm fresh meal prepared by BPHS Chef Newton using 80% of our produce grown right on the Agriculture Facility. Date: Saturday, March 25th.....

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AMWAY~ NUTRILITE: PERKS AND POSITIVITY WIN WORKERS OVER...

 

There are some things any new hire would get excited about seeing on their first tour around Amway/Nutrilites offices: rooftop gardens, a cafeteria stocked with healthy food, an on-site gym thats actually used. But at the Buena Park campus, where dietary supplements and other health.....

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HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS 2016

 

BUENA PARK Photos with Santa: Visit Santa Claus for family photos every day through Dec. 24 in the center court at Buena Park Downtown, on La Palma Avenue near Dale Avenue. Photo packages range from $21.99 to $59.99. For hours and more details, go to buenaparkdowntown.com. Holiday concert: The Community Chorus Bells Are Ringing Holiday Concert is scheduled.....

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CLASSES IN BUENA PARK FULL OF HOLIDAY FUN! CLASSES TOMORROW!

 

Nothing says holidays quite like a Frosty the Snowman Fun class. As we round out the year, there are a few recreation classes left in December with spots available. On Tuesday, December 13 kids will enjoy Frosty the Snowman Fun. Students create gifts that even the elves would be proud of including, a puzzle wreath, reindeer keepsakes, ornaments that sparkle and a tasty.....

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BUENA PARK MAN ARRESTED AFTER UP-SKIRT VIDEO TAKEN OF GIRL IN LA HABRA STORE

 

LA HABRA A registered sex offender was arrested after allegedly recording up the skirt of a 13-year-old girl at a Michaels Store on Sunday, police said Wednesday afternoon. Roland Moreno, 53, of Buena Park is scheduled to be arraigned Jan. 3 on one felony count of possessing images depicting a person under the age of 18 and three misdemeanors, said Sgt. Jose Quirarte.....

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CALIFORNIA MISSION MODELS RETURN TO KNOTT'S

 

San Juan Bautista, San Luis Rey de Francia, Santa Ines... Knowing the names of the 21 California Missions, and where exactly they're located, is important historical knowledge possessed by many a Golden Stater. But seeing all of our beloved missions in a single day? That's not.....

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BUENA PARK COMMUNITY CHORUS IS PREPARING FOR THEIR ANNUAL HOLIDAY CONCERT! SUNDAY DEC. 11TH AT 3PM

 

The Buena Park Community Chorus is preparing for their annual holiday concert Tis the Season. The concert will be held Sunday, December 11, 3:00 p.m., at the Walter D. Ehlers Community Center, 8150 Knott Ave., Buena Park. Everyone looks forward to this FREE.....

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KENNEDY HIGH COACH SUSPECTED OF SEXUALLY ASSAULTING FEMALE STUDENTS

 

Buena Park police say they have arrested a 23-year-old high school sports coach Tuesday on suspicion of sexually assaulting minors. Joshua Christopher Owens was an assistant water polo.....

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BUENA PARK POLICE CHASE SUSPECTED STOLEN VEHICLE TO WHITTIER, ARREST TWO OCCUPANTS

 

A pursuit of a vehicle reported stolen in Cerritos began in Buena Park Tuesday morning and ended in Whittier 30 minutes later, police said. Officers attempted to stop the red 2016 Honda Accord near Western and.....

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4TH ANNUAL BUENA PARK CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING AND TOY DRIVE

 

Get into the holiday spirit with the City of Buena Park at our 4th Annual Christmas Tree lighting and Toy Drive! Hundreds attend this free event each year to enjoy the sights and sounds of holiday cheer in the company of friends, family, and community. The festivities kick off with a special Winter Follies.....

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HOMEBUYING IN AND AROUND BUENA PARK.....

 

Homebuying in Buena Park in the third quarter rose as 209 residences sold vs. 180 a year ago, according to CoreLogic. That's a sales gain of 16.1 percent. Here are nine trends in and around Buena Park from the report:.....

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KNOTT'S BERRY FARM... MILITARY TRIBUTE DAYS

 

Active, Retired or Veteran U.S. Military Personnel may receive free admission for themselves and 1 guest (maximum of 2 complimentary admissions will be issued per day.) Show your Military I.D.card or DD 214.....

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BUENA PARK TODAY.. IS HERE!

 

Check your mail each quarter for your Buena Park Today and the latest in City news, events, activities and programs! Here you'll also find all the classes, sports, seniors and cultural offerings from your Community Services Department for the quarter. Be sure to save these dates for upcoming extra special events:.....

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5 FREE THINGS FOR VETERAN'S DAY...

 

Veterans and military folks can get thank-you freebies from numerous places on Friday, Nov. 11. Note that you will need to bring proof of service with an ID card, discharge papers or at least a photo of you in uniform. And thanks.....

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BUENA PARK... WE HAVE A NEW WATER SCHEDULE!

 

From November through March, outdoor watering is allowed a maximum of ONCE PER WEEK. MON for addresses ending in 1, 3, 5, 7, & 9. THUR for addresses ending in 0,2,4,6 & 8. No watering.....

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VETERANS HONOR WALK

 

Veterans Honor Walk 11/09/2016 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Ehlers Event Center 8150 Knott Ave Buena Park , California 90620.....

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BUENA PARK LAUNCHES NEW CITY WEBSITE

 

Out with the old and in with the new website that is. The City is excited to announce the launch of the new, redesigned version of its website, www.BuenaPark.com. The new site is bold, beautiful and extremely easy to navigate. It features.....

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CANDY CANELAND & CRAFT FAIRE ARRIVES IN BUENA PARK SAT., DEC. 3RD

 

Bring the whole family to the 46th Annual Candy Caneland and Craft Faire Sat. Dec. 3, 2016, at Ehlers Event Center, 8150 Knott Ave. from 10:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Enjoy a winter wonderland of spectacular decorations, activities and shopping.....

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BUENA PARK COMPANY RECEIVES TWO AWARDS FROM POPULAR SCIENCE MAGAZINE

 

Buena Park-based Yamaha Corporation of America is the recipient of two awards from Popular Science Magazine. The magazine named the companys TransAcoustic Guitar, and the YSP-5600.....

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BUENA PARK HOMELESS OUTREACH PROGRAM CONNECTING PEOPLE TO RESOURCES

 

Over the several past months, Bright Paths staff and volunteers have been reaching out to Buena Parks homeless neighbors, identifying those in need and connecting them with the proper resources to help transition them.....

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BUENA PARK HIGH'S CULINARY ARTS PROGRAM... RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

 

When in doubt, put away the salt and add citrus either lime juice or ground-up cilantro seeds. Chipotle sauce adds a depth of flavor to classic chili. Include apple sauce in that apple muffins recipe and thank him.....

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FAMILY DISPLACED WHEN FIRE ERUPTS IN THE GARAGE OF THEIR BUENA PARK HOME

 

BUENA PARK A family was displaced Wednesday morning as fire erupted in their garage in the 5800 block of Los Angeles Way, authorities said. The blaze was reported around 3:30 a.m. Twenty-three firefighters contained.....

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THE MAGIC OF 9: STRATEGIES FOR HOME PRICING

 

A new study out from the Journal of Housing Research has revealed that pricing your home just below a round number i.e. $299,999 will likely entice more prospective buyers versus using a number riddled in zeros. The crux of it is consumers will tend to round down rather than up so that $299,999 will appear more as $200,000. Also.....

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FHFA AIMS TO BRIDGE GAP BETWEEN REFI PROGRAMS

 

If you're looking to refinance using the HARP program, we have good news. The program, created back in 2009, was due to expire Dec. 31, 2013. As the housing market stalled, the agency has continued to extend.....

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WHICH ORANGE COUNTY AREA HAS THE HOTTEST REAL ESTATE MARKET?

 

A recent report by ReportsOnHousing which tracked the home sales in nine Orange County markets has further demonstrated the fact that we continue to be in a sellers market. On the whole, inventory is still tight.....

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#1 RESTAURANT ON YELPS TOP 100 COMING TO BUENA PARK!

 

Five Orange County restaurants made Yelps Top 100 Places to Eat in the U.S. for 2016, according to rankings released Wednesday. One of those restaurants is coming to Buena Park!!! Mama Ds Italian Kitchen, an Italian coastal favorite in Newport Beach.....

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SOCAL RENTS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE RISING THROUGH 2018

 

If you're feeling the pain of high rents in Southern California don't look for things to change anytime soon. New home construction is not keeping up with demand causing an uptick.....

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WORRIED AMERICANS GUN SHY ON HOMEOWNERSHIP

 

Terrorism. National security. The Crisis of 08. Job security. These concerns have defined our time and are making Americans think long and hard about whether or not the American Dream is still worth pursuing. According.....

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BEAUTIFUL HOME FOR SALE IN ANAHEIM

 

We're excited to announce that this weekend we will be hosting an open house at an incredible 3-bedroom home in beautiful Anaheim. This stunning property was recently updated and features a remodeled.....

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BUENA PARK COMMUNITY CHORUS PERFORMING ITS 17TH ANNUAL FUNDRAISER CONCERT

 

The Buena Park Community Chorus is set to perform its 17th annual Music, Arts, and Just Desserts fundraiser concert coming up Sunday, March 13, at 3 p.m., in the Walter D. Ehlers Recreation Community Center, 8150.....

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CALIFORNIA MEN ACCUSED OF PREYING ON STRUGGLING HOMEOWNERS

 

Mortgage modification fraudsters admit guilt in brazen, predatory scheme A pair of California residents pleaded guilty in Connecticut federal court this week.....

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THE FORMER LANDFILL AT LINCOLN & BEACH BACK AT THE BARGAINING TABLE!

 

ANAHEIM The former landfill at Lincoln Avenue and Beach Boulevard is on the verge of shedding the dumpy nickname Sinkin Lincoln and emerging as a financial boon for the citys west side. Zelman Development Co. of Los Angeles is back at the bargaining table.....

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RIBBON CUTTING ORCHARD HARDWARE SUPPLY, BUENA PARK SHARE:

 

Name: Ribbon Cutting Orchard Hardware Supply, Buena Park Date: February 20, 2016 Time: 6:30 AM 8:00 AM PST Celebrate the grand opening.....

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LOCAL ROSS STORE PARTNERING WITH BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF AMERICA FOR HELP LOCAL KIDS LEARN

 

Every year, nearly 4 million young people are served by Boys & Girls Clubs. To celebrate these extraordinary efforts, Ross Stores, Inc. announced that it is partnering with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) with a three-week program.....

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BUENA PARK ROCK & BREWS TEAMS TO SEND SPECIAL NEEDS KIDS AND ADULTS TO SUMMER CAMP

 

The new Rock & Brews at 7777 Beach Blvd. in Buena Park (just north of Knotts Berry Farm is teaming) with other Los Angeles-area Rock & Brew locations and The Friendship Foundation to give their customers an opportunity.....

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HOW LOW WILL MORTGAGE RATES GO?

 

For the sixth consecutive week, mortgage rates were on a downward spiral as the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage hovers near its 2015-low of 3.59 percent, Freddie Mac reports. The 30-year mortgage rate dropped another 7 basis points this week to 3.65 percent, says Sean Becketti, Freddie Macs.....

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IS IT TIME TO ENTER THE REAL ESTATE MARKET?

 

Orange County homeowners in recent weeks have put their properties up for sale at the fastest pace since last July. ReportsOnHousing.com reports local listings in the broker networks grew to 4,841 on Jan. 28. Thats up 265 homes a 6 percent jump the largest increase in six months. Still, house hunters should be warned.....

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ONE DIFFICULTY EXISTS IN THE HOT HOUSING MARKETS

 

There are many things to evaluate when looking at how the housing market is doing. Experts consider REO activity, active listing numbers, home prices, average days on market, foreclosure percentages.....

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THE NEXT 3 MONTHS WILL BE A GREAT TIME TO BUY

 

It is being predicted that the next 3 months will be a great time to buy a home in most of the country. Well give you the main reasons why in this quick article. We are starting to see declining home prices and homes.....

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HOUSING MARKET IS STABILIZING

 

Experts are saying that after a decade of a repeating bubble-and-bust cycle, the housing market is stabilizing with supply and demand. This means that prices are going up at an acceptable rate which is good news.....

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HIGHLY UPGRADED ANAHEIM TOWNHOUSE COLONY PARK

 

New Construction At Resale Pricing! Located at 623 South Melrose Street, Anaheim 92805. Features Include 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, 2060 Square Feet Of Living Space Priced.....

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PEOPLE ARE LEAVING CALIFORNIA

 

The Internal Revenue Service has released new tax return data that shows about 5 million people left California between 2004 and 2013. During that same period, approximately 3.9 million people came to the state from.....

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MORTGAGE RATES BELOW 4%, AGAIN

 

For three weeks in a row the average fixed mortgage rates went down as uncertainty regarding the economy pushed Treasury yields lower. Freddie Mac reported that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage went down 7.....

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HEAVY METAL IS ROCKING HOME DESIGN ACCESSORIES

 

NO NOT THAT HEAVY METAL! Mixed metals are growing in popularity in home design, adding some bling and modernizing spaces. Warm metallic such as in burnished gold, bronze, and copper are among the most popular, but the metal finishes being.....

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IT'S A GREAT TIME TO SELL IN ORANGE COUNTY

 

There are some promising statistics that were released recently by Prominent Escrow which show that its a great time to sell in Orange County. Here we have shared the data with you below. Right now in Orange County 59% of listings will sell within.....

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HOUSE HUNTING SEASON IS HEATING UP

 

The Latest numbers are showing that house hunting season is heating up. Orange County in particular is seeing a huge boom with 2,891 new escrows being opened within in a 30-day period that included most.....

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WHY ITS HARD TO FIND AN ORANGE COUNTY HOME TO BUY

 

If youve been having a hard time finding a home to buy in Orange County, you arent alone. There are a lot of reasons why finding that perfect home in Orange County is very difficult. Read on to see.....

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WHY YOU SHOULD LIST YOUR HOME NOW

 

As you can see, the National Association of REALTORS have done the research for you. Last month, buyer activity was THREE TIMES greater than what is was exactly a year before. What does this mean?.....

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WHAT INCOME DO YOU NEED TO AFFORD A CALIFORNIA HOME?

 

The median price of a home in California has risen about $120,000 in the past 3 years. This makes home ownership difficult for many, but not impossible. As of January of 2015 the median sales price for a home was.....

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BUENA PARK REAL ESTATE MARKET IS HOT

 

A typical question that we are often asked. How is the market? Our typical response is it depends, are you a buyer or seller? Why? Because our answer and explanation will depend on which side of the fence youre on. Buyer or seller.....

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3 REASONS TO BUY, SELL, OR REFINANCE RIGHT NOW

 

Currently there are many great incentives to make that real estate move that youve been thinking about. Read on to see 3 reasons to buy, sell, or refinance right now!.....

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JUST LISTED! GRAND OPEN HOUSE EVENTS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

 

You Have Never Seen Curb Appeal Like This. Brick Planters, Lush Green Grass, Custom Garage Door And Warm Exterior Paint Colors All Work Together To Make You Feel At Home Right Away. The Focal Point .....

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FORECLOSURES HALTED THROUGH CHRISTMAS

 

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced they plan to suspend evictions on foreclosed single-family properties nationwide during the holidays, from Dec. 17, 2014 through Jan. 2, 2015. Legal and administrative proceedings for evictions may continue.....

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GORGEOUS HOME FOR SALE AT 7974 LA COSTA CIRCLE

 

This gorgeous home for sale at 7974 La Costa Circle in Buena Park has 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, and 1,357 square feet of living space. With many wonderful upgrades and features.....

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5 REAL ESTATE PREDICTIONS FOR 2015

 

Expect the home-purchase market to strengthen along with the economy in 2015, according to Freddie Macs U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook for November. The good news for 2015 is that the U.S. economy appears well-poised.....

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BUYING A HOME IN 6 STEPS

 

The home-buying process can seem daunting, but a qualified real estate professional who understands the entire process can help ease many of your worries. Here are some useful tips.....

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ANOTHER 5 STAR REVIEW!

 

From Zillow User sno glo: Over the years I have bought and sold a few homes. This last one I sold working with Dustin was the best experience yet. He was easy to work with, easy to get a hold of, and he addressed all my concerns......

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HOME SALES PREDICTED TO INCREASE DURING FALL

 

A recent slowing in home price increases due to many areas having a big jump in for-sale inventories is signaling that the real estate market is seeing a change from a sellers to a buyers market. Due to these.....

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THE WISE TEAM DOES IT AGAIN

 

Just as soon as our newest listing in Artesia hit the market, it was SOLD! The Real Estate market is shifting again. There are more properties on the market than there were last summer. Not all agents are equal. Find out why our marketing plan helps our sellers get the best price.....

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WORK WITH QUALIFIED AGENTS FROM THE WISE TEAM

 

Real estate in Orange County is about more than just placing signs in the ground or having lived in a neighborhood for 20 years. Times change, consumers change, and as REALTORS, we need to.....

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BUENA PARK REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE

 

The average list price for single family homes in Buena Park for the month of July 2014 is $576,101. That is up compared to July 2013 when the average list price was $548,084. Average days on market for July 2014 is 85.....

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HOME SALES PREDICTED TO GREATLY INCREASE

 

A recent slowing in home price increases due to many areas having a big jump in for-sale inventories is signaling that the real estate market is seeing a change from a sellers to a.....

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DONT UNDERESTIMATE THE COST OF PRIVATE MORTGAGE INSURANCE

 

According to a survey by TD Bank, approximately 65% of homeowners that have private mortgage insurance (PMI) state that the cost was higher than they had anticipated. It is essential that home buyers.....

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2017 BUENA PARK SUMMER CONCERTS BEGIN JUNE 7.. HERE'S THE LINEUP...

 

2017 Buena Park summer concerts at Boisseranc Park .....

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