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On behalf of the buyer, The Aaronson Group has opened escrow on 48 Somerton, Irvine, Orange County, California. (MLS® #OC18099729)

This beautifully upgraded corner lot detached home resides in the highly desirable community of Stonegate. With a main floor bed and bath, the home offers four bedrooms and three bathrooms within an open concept floor plan. The great room features a spacious kitchen and breakfast nook, including an extended center island, stainless steel appliances, and granite counter tops. Upgraded refinements run through the home and feature custom paint, rich hardwood flooring, crown molding, plantation shutters, and recessed lighting. The spacious master suite in particular boasts a large walk-in closet and an oversized shower and

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As interest rates increase for home buyers, not only does the monthly payment go up, but so does the amount of income needed to quality to purchase a home. Check out this example to see how interest rates affect a buyer's bottom line.

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A home remodeling project can get problematic for anyone, but dealing with the task as a couple could come with even more complications. More than half of partners admit to arguing with one another during the process of a home upgrade with budget being the top area of dispute. Read on for more causes of conflict, but at the end of the day, remember to communicate more with your loved one and be respectful of his or her opinion.

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The Aaronson Group has listed 10 Los Monteros Drive, Dana Point, Orange County, California, for $1,749,900. (MLS® #OC18050055)

Enjoy Southern California lifestyle at its finest from this beautiful 4 bedroom plus loft home positioned on the Monarch Links Golf Course in the guard gated community of the Estates at Monarch Beach. The light and bright open floor plan features voluminous ceilings and plenty of windows while the architecturally stunning entry and custom stairwell exude modern sophistication. The expansive chef’s caliber kitchen is finely appointed with stainless steel appliances, a custom breakfast bar, an abundance of cabinetry and pantry storage, and bi-folding windows overlooking the yard and golf course beyond. Indulge in the

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The Aaronson Group has sold 33041 Elisa Drive, Dana Point, Orange County, California, for $845,000. (MLS® #OC18052738)

Located in one of Dana Point's most highly desirable neighborhoods, this single level, four bedroom property opens to a brightly lit expansive living room and dining room featuring vaulted ceilings and fine architectural details. Offering granite enhanced counter tops and stainless steel appliances, the upgraded kitchen opens to the family room and overlooks the rear yard. This backyard paradise boasts a stamped concrete patio, serene landscaping, monarch butterfly habitat, large grassy side yard, and an oasis swim spa with custom deck. Additional amenities within the home consist of vinyl windows and sliders, upgraded heating and

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On behalf of the buyer, The Aaronson Group has sold 826 N Orange Street, Orange, Orange County, California, for $765,000. (MLS® #PW18034055)

Within walking distance to Chapman University and the Historic Orange Circle, this 3 bedroom and 2 bathroom home offers a granny unit attached to a one car garage. Many facets of the house were updated six years ago, including new roofing, heating, central air conditioning, plumbing, flooring, landscaping, electrical wiring, and upgraded baths. Newly sanded and refinished wood floors highlight the living room, hall, and two bedrooms while the master bedroom features French doors with security doors, mirrored wardrobe doors, and new carpeting. The laundry room is off the main house with access to the exterior

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On behalf of the buyer, The Aaronson Group has opened escrow on 7 White Water Lane, Dana Point, Orange County, California. (MLS® #LG17155321)

Highlighted by breathtaking ocean view terraces, this Cape Cod styled estate, designed by renowned architect C.J. Light, seamlessly embodies an open indoor/outdoor floor plan that focuses on the views of water and beyond. Featuring six bedrooms, eight bathrooms, and two powder rooms, the home is accentuated by high cathedral-vaulted ceilings, recessed lighting, crown molding, and an elevator. The home is also the perfect place for entertaining whether cooking in the chef's kitchen with its six burner stove, double oven, and granite counter tops or lounging in the grand game room, theater room, private pool

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After hitting a 10-year low in Q3 2017, slightly lower home prices and steady mortgage rates allowed more Californians to realize the dream of homeownership and purchase a home in the fourth quarter of 2017. Take a look below for the affordability of a median-priced property along with the most and least affordable areas in California.

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