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If you're looking to sell your house this fall in Orange County/Riverside or San Diego Counties I do have some good news for you. We did some research in which we wanted to share with you. We couldnt do every city in Southern California so we picked a cluster in Southern Orange County. In the cities of San Clemente, Dana Point, Laguna Niguel, San Juan Capistrano the total number of listed homes in September were anywhere from a 10% to 28% less than in May of this year. Yes, inventory is low but this makes it even better for you as a seller. Ask yourself, how much more desirable is your house going to be to buyers if there are fewer of them for them to pick from? I have always had great success buying and selling real estate in September through December. Homes in my opinion sell faster and in many cases have multiple offers which allows you the seller and opportunity to have the purchase price bid up. Below are a few more reasons why I feel fall is a great time to list and sell your home.
1. Demand is still strong.
As I mentioned in the paragraph above, demand is still very high for homes in Riverside Orange and San Diego Counties. I just chose San Clemente, Dana Point, Laguna Niguel, Mission Viejo, San Juan Capistrano to give you a quick snapshot.So demand is still very high and Supply is even lower than the spring. You do the math.
2. The process, generally speaking will be quicker and less stressful for both sides. Why? Mortgage brokers, escrow officers, title reps, title companies are not as busy at this point in the season and therefore your home or escrow will probably get more one-on-one attention as compared to the busy spring.
3.Get off the fence
I've spoken to hundreds of potential home sellers in the past 7 months who are on the fence about selling. In my opinion I do not see home prices skyrocketing anytime soon. If you're waiting for big money or huge gains I don't see it happening. Take your money and run, enjoy your life and do the things that you've been planning on doing for the past year, which made you think about selling your home in the first place.
4 And Finally,You now know of an amazing Real Estate team lol. We are licensed in both Real Estate Sales & appraising and have over 20 years experience. But seriously, if you would like a free market valuation or our 20 point marketing plan give us a call. We would love to pull data for you and give you some great insight of your neighborhood.
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For the next few months we have decided to write a bunch of local restaurant and bar reviews in San Clemente. Things that we will talk about of course will be food, atmosphere, activities at the restaurant or bar, friendliness of staff, prices and deals during the week. Full disclosure we are pretty easy going and unless something is glaringly terrible we are not going to mention it. The most important thing for us is being able to go out and have a good time and meet nice people. We are not the type to complain because we had to wait 5 minutes to get seated, there wasn’t enough ice in our water or that are beer wasn’t cold enough.The Daniel Team Mulligans San Clemente
The first place we want to talk about is Mulligans Sports Bar, the address is 1401,Calle Valle in San Clemente . We have been here a handful of times and we can honestly say that we always have fun going here. Common phrases for this type of place would be dive bar or locals bar. We enjoy the atmosphere here, everybody seems friendly, willing to talk, it’s a good size and doesn’t get overly crowded.Pool Tables Mulligans Sports Bar
Mulligans Sports Bar has a great staff,usually one bartender and a cook in the back. I can’t say enough about the bartender named Shelly. She always has a smile on her face and even when the bar is very busy she seems to take care of all patrons very well. She is quick to get your drinks and put your food orders in and always does it with a smile. Mulligans Sports Bar Menu San Clemente
In regards to the food it is actually pretty good for being a small bar with one cook. I will add a picture of the menu to give you an idea of the type of food they serve. Tuesday nights is a great night to go for Taco Tuesday. Tacos range from a dollar to around $3.Tacos are not only good but they don’t skimp on what they put on them. Two or three tacos and your full. We have not tried everything on the menu but the burgers taste like their homemade and not store bought. My wife loves tuna melts and it seems every time she goes that’s what she wants and yes it is very very good.
Mulligans Sports Bar Menu San Clemente
If you enjoy playing a game of pool or ping pong this is also a great place to go. They have around 5 to 6 pool tables and the best thing of all is that it is free. Rarely have we gone to a bar where you can go and have a drink and play free pool.They also have a pool league you can join. There is also a fun game that they play with dice. It is around a dollar per roll and you have a cup of 6 dice. There is a limit of 2 rolls per visit. The pot grows and grows until somebody can roll all dice with the same number and they win the pot. One lady won over $1,100 playing.
If you like Sunday football, it is also a fun place to go watch the game, they have 6-7 TV’s behind the bar and last time we went we met some really nice locals and talked sports and had a few beers.
Another thing that Christie has mentioned about Mulligans Sports Bar that she really likes is that she always feels safe at the bar. She tells me she would have no problem going there with a couple of her friends even later at night.
So there you have it folks, I suggest you check Mulligans Sports Bar Out, if you haven’t already. Hope to see you there so we can buy you a beer and talk about our wonderful town of San Clemente
For those of you who have not had the chance to visit the San Clemente Outlets I thought I would give a quick overview and add in a few pictures that may be helpful to future shoppers . One thing I really liked about the San Clemente Outlets is that the complex is dog friendly. (if you hate dogs you might want to stay away) For those of you looking for a different place to walk with your dog here is another option. It’s always fun to bring your dog to a place and see all the reactions and interactions between the doggies. It was perfect for us, Molly and I walked and the wife shopped.San Clemente Outlets
In regards to the actual shopping & store critique at the San Clemente Outlets I might not be the best person to comment on this; I did however add a couple of pictures that show what stores and restaurants are in the complex. In regards to pricing of products the items that I did see and know a little bit about did not seem to be priced all that great. As I’m writing this my wife is over my shoulder giving me crap telling me I don’t know anything about pricing so I guess you’ll have to go check it out for yourself.
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If I was to pick the biggest negative for me it would be the lack of restaurants and overall fun vibe of the place. It would have been cool to have an outdoor sports bar or two. I would have enjoyed having a beer and some good food while meeting some new people.
Will I go back again? I am sure I will at some point, especially on a nice day when the whole family can go for a nice relaxing walk.
The Pier Bowl in San Clemente is still a Hidden Gem in the southern California beach life. Whether it's relaxation, surfing, shopping or night life, the pier Bowl has it all. The reason it's called the Pier bowl is its shaped like a bowl haha. Do you like wine and restaurants? Well Del Mar St has all of that covered. Amazing restaurants like Nicks, beachfire, South of Nicks, pizza port, the cellar and many many more are all found in the Pier Bowl . If you're looking for more of the bar scene we have the triangle with Dukes, Ole's, Goodys and the Red Fox Lounge . Another great thing that people don't realize is many restaurants in the pier Bowl do not have a corkage fee. That saves you $50 depending on how much you're willing to pay for a wine bottle. Personally, I think Nick's is one of the best restaurants I've ever eaten at. Make sure to make reservations ahead of time or be willing to wait one hour or more almost every night of the week. If you like pizza, pizza port is always a great go-to in the pier Bowl . Great pepperoni pizza and an awesome craft beer selection. We have also discovered Constantinople pizza down by the pier, across the road from the tracks. The crust is light and Airy and our personal favorite is the whitewash Pizza.
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