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Cotier Properties group is dedicated to our Orange County community.  Here’s the latest from our blog posts and local community experts.  

The home buying process is rewarding, but also tedious. In fact, deciding that you’re interested in purchasing a house is just the first step. Where do you turn next? Consider making an appointment to meet with a mortgage broker. Below are five things to have in order before you make the call to schedule an …
Home ownership is one of the greatest opportunities for establishing a stable financial future. It’s also one of the biggest decisions you’ll make in your life. If you prepare properly, you’ll be able to find a home that suits your needs and your budget. Follow this road map to make your first home buying experience …
Take a look at your current outdoor space. Maybe you have a terrace, patio, or deck. Maybe you have a table and chairs or some outdoor sports equipment. But what if you could put that space to really good use? What if you could use your backyard to create a space that adds value to your home’s …
The home stretch, the light at the end of the tunnel, the finish line—whichever metaphor you choose, it’s a great feeling when the closing on your new home is finally in sight. After the complexities of the home search, financing approval, and the home inspection, you may feel that the closing process is almost an …
Home ownership is one of the greatest opportunities for establishing a stable financial future. It’s also one of the biggest decisions you’ll make in your life. If you prepare properly, you’ll be able to find a home that suits your needs and your budget. Follow this road map to make your first home buying experience …
Fried chicken cutlets are dipped in a garlicky sweet-and-spicy finger-licking sauce and topped with slaw and pickles for a fabulously scrumptious sandwich. Ingredients: For the fried chicken 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper 2 cups buttermilk 1½ cups vegetable oil or shortening Ingredients: For the …
Whether you are moving across town or across the country, the logistics involved in packing up all of your possessions, relocating them, and then getting settled in a new home can be intimidating. When you were younger, you may have just thrown a few things in the back of a pickup; a major professional move …
According to statistics from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), real estate is the second most targeted industry for cyber-attacks. The FBI reported almost $150 million in real-estate-related fraud in 2018, with scams aimed at the industry rising more than 1,000 percent since 2015. Because of the sheer size of the real estate landscape, the …
These easy frozen treats are perfect for beating the summer heat. Customize with your favorite ice cream flavors and toppings of your choice! Serves 6 Ingredients: For the chocolate coating 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 2–3 tbsp. coconut oil Ingredients: For the sandwiches 12 large chocolate chip cookies 1.5 quart container of ice cream, any …
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