Ever wonder what’s selling and where in Orange County? You are not alone. Here’s a quick recap of property listings and short sales in Huntington Beach, North Orange County.

Currently, there are over 200 detached homes listed for sale in Huntington Beach, California. Huntington Beach has a strip of homes along the water and with a good school system and fun entertainment options, can be a beautiful town to live in — it even has a Whole Foods!  Those of us in South Orange County are still waiting patiently for our Whole Foods to open.

So what are homes selling for in Huntington Beach? The median price of active Huntington Beach, Orange County homes for sale is $799,000 and the average price per square foot is $415. 28 of these properties are short sale listings active for sale, representing 13% of the total inventory of detached homes for sale.

We described the escrow process last week, and in Huntington Beach there are currently over 230 homes in the escrow process, 97 of them being short sales (making up over 40% of the homes in escrow in Huntington Beach!). As you can see, the number of distressed properties on the market appears to be declining, making it even more important to make the decision to buy an investment property today!  What are these in escrow homes selling for? The median price is $608,000.

As you can see, properties are moving — and not just in North Orange County. For more information on how to sell your home as a short sale, or how to purchase one, contact Cheryl Marquis today.

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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. Cheryl is 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 www.CherylSellsOC.com.