Monday, January 3, 2011

Predictions for Orange County Real Estate 2011

predictions for 2011 
Orange County, California, real estate professionals want to see more stable housing markets.  
Alexis McGee at made California and Orange County real estate predictions for 2011. 

DEFAULT and FORECLOSURES pace at California and Orange County during 2011

  • Initial notices of default, which peaked in third quarter of 2009, will continue decline in 2011.
  • More higher end homes will start foreclosure in 2011, with reduction of entry level homes.
  • Trustee sale auctions and foreclosures will continue to increase in 2011.
  • Lenders will try to clean out their backlogged foreclosures.
  • Lenders will slowly release their inventory properties for sale. 


  • 2011 will be a BIG YEAR for distressed property sales.
  • Banks have backlog of REO properties they need to liquidate.
  • Lenders will cautiously release inventory to the market
  • Banks will approve short sales quicker
  • Lenders will close short sales sometimes at investor prices.
  • 2011 will be good time for investor buyers to submit wholesale REO and short sales offers.


  • Elected officials will to try and improve real estate markets through stimulus programs.
  • No increased help is expected for troubled borrowers.


  • California housing will improve overall.
  • Expect better economy and job growth
  • Entry level homes for sale with lower supply, multiple offers, increasing prices.
  • High end homes with increasing inventory, decreasing prices


  • Home loan and interest rates will go up.
  • Expect strengthening in housing market from increased demand for housing.
  • Buyers who have been on sidelines will jump in and get bargains.


Source:  This is for information only and not the providing of legal or tax services.

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