Orange County Calendar of Events – September 2019

Sawdust Festival Through Sep. 2 Outdoor arts and crafts festival. Watch artists create their work and buy directly from the artists while enjoying the atmosphere. Time/Place: 935 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach Contact: 949-494-3030 / Laguna Art-A-Fair Through Sep. 2 Stroll through Laguna Art-A-Fair’s peaceful garden setting and enjoy a variety of [...]

By | 2019-08-21T05:21:19+00:00 August 21st, 2019|OC Insider|0 Comments

Housing Market Check-In: 6 Expert Predictions For The Second Half Of 2019

The year has so far been a promising one for would-be home buyers. The seemingly unending rise in home prices started to slow and mortgage rates dipped to unexpected lows. Both were good news for Millennials who—despite the never-settle-down stereotype—are yearning to become homeowners. Still, despite suggestions that a buyer’s market might be on the [...]

By | 2019-08-20T06:39:31+00:00 August 20th, 2019|OC Insider|0 Comments

Orange County Calendar of Events – August 2019

The Orange County Fair Through Aug. 11 Offering a wide variety of exhibits, foods, entertainment, rides and hands- on activities. There is something for everybody at the Fair including the summer headline concert series, working farm and petting zoos, thrill rides, contests, and games. Time/Place: OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa Contact: [...]

By | 2019-08-20T06:23:32+00:00 August 20th, 2019|OC Insider|0 Comments

Tommy Bahama Returns, Fleming’s Tastes the Future

Tommy Bahama Gets Makeover How do you revive a classic and make it even better? Ask Tommy Bahama. The Tommy Bahama restaurant and retail store in Corona del Mar Plaza has been a fixture in the Newport Beach culinary world for 20 years, and it finally got a well-deserved makeover this year. The restaurant closed [...]

By | 2019-08-14T09:45:41+00:00 August 14th, 2019|OC Insider|0 Comments

Rents in the US just keep going up and up

The average rent was up 3.2% year-over-year in June. Last month also saw the biggest average rent increase in more than a year Rents in the U.S. have steadily risen over the last year, including last month when there was an unusually large jump, according to a new report from RentCafé. The report shows that [...]

By | 2019-07-23T09:58:48+00:00 July 23rd, 2019|OC Insider|0 Comments

Orange County Calendar of Events – July 2019

Download the 4th of July Celebrations schedule here or scroll down for a list of events. Sawdust Festival Through Sept. 2 Outdoor arts and crafts festival. Watch artists create their work and buy directly from the artists while enjoying the wonderful atmosphere. Time/Place: 935 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach Contact: 949-494-3030 / [...]

By | 2019-06-26T11:57:10+00:00 June 26th, 2019|OC Insider|0 Comments

2019 Home Design Trends

“Great design taps into the emotions that make a house a home,” observed Don Ruthoff, principal at Dahlin Group Architecture, introducing homes and designers meriting top honors in the National Association of Home Builders’ Best in American Living Awards (BALA) in February. This annual event, held in conjunction with Design and Construction Week, showcases current [...]

By | 2019-07-01T21:57:10+00:00 June 10th, 2019|OC Insider|0 Comments

Malibu Farm at Lido Village in Newport Beach peddles a certain lifestyle as much as good taste

Zinque, Lido Bottle Works, Circle Hook, Nobu… Of the entire range of casual, laid-back-luxury, indoor/outdoor restaurants to open at Lido Marina Village, none has fully captured the joie de vivre of this revitalized harbor-side complex as perfectly as Malibu Farm. The restaurant opened at the beginning of September and has been jam-packed every day since. [...]

By | 2019-06-01T00:53:40+00:00 June 1st, 2019|OC Insider|0 Comments

Builders and brokers are throwing blowout bashes and testing an array of marketing stunts amid the area’s spec home bubble

Heavy duty vehicles line both sides of many of the winding two-way streets in the Hollywood Hills, making them treacherous single-lane thoroughfares. Construction workers wave stop signs as trucks laden with glass and steel back slowly out of driveways. Empty parcels of land all over Los Angeles’s poshest neighborhoods are being transformed into lavish mansions [...]

By | 2019-05-31T21:59:31+00:00 May 31st, 2019|OC Insider|0 Comments

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