Cheryl Marquis has been selling homes in South Orange County for over 25 years. She knows first hand the value and beauty a buyer can get when making the right purchase.  In fact, she has sold a few homes in South Orange County in the last few months — which appears to be unusual according to current trends!

In early January, Orange County housing hot spots were south and inland.

  • Beach Towns: 481 homes sold in these ZIP codes in the most recent tracked period,  down 10.1% from a year ago. This was largest year-to-year drop among the four regions. The median selling price in $371,250 in these 17 ZIP codes, down 5.5% in a year. Beach Towns accounted for 20% of recent home sales vs. 21% a year ago.
  • North Inland: 623 homes sold in these Orange County ZIP codes, down 3.1% from a year ago. The median selling price was $516,000 in these 22 ZIP, up 1.4% in a year. North Inland accounted for 28% of recent home sales vs. 29% a year ago.
  • Mid-County: These ZIPs — median selling price $415,000 — had 673 sales, down 5.9% from a year ago. The median selling price was $415,000, down 9.4% in a year. Mid-County accounted for 26% of recent home sales vs. 26% a year ago.
  • South Inland: These ZIPs codes had 631 sales, up 2.8% from a year ago. The median selling price was $412,500 — the largest year-to-year gain among the four regions. In these 19 ZIPs, median price change was down 5.7% in a year. South Inland accounted for 26% of recent home sales vs. 24% a year ago.

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Cheryl Marquis has been an active and successful real estate agent in South Orange County, California for more than 25 years. As a TOP PRODUCER in her company, Cheryl has received the specific accreditation of a Certified Relocation Specialist (CRS) and Accredited Buyers Agent (ABR) and is a member of the Who’s Who of Luxury Real Estate, a select network of the world’s leading luxury home agents. A member of C.A.R. (California Association of Realtors), N.A.R. (National Association of Realtors) and O.C.A.R. (Orange County Association of Realtors). To talk to Cheryl about buying or selling a home in Orange County, call her at 949.683.1501 or visit her online at