Online Marketing Platforms™

Latest News

Brand of the Year

Consumers have spoken!

Read Full Release

They named Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices as Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year in the 26th annual Harris Poll EquiTrend study. The network received the highest ranking in the Real Estate Agency category based on consumers’ perception of its brand familiarity, quality, purchasing consideration and more.

 

 

  • Latest News VIEW ALL rss

    Billionaire investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett invites you into his life on HBO TV series

    Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

    Billionaire investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett invites you into his life on HBO TV series

    DOMINIC POWELL  |  FRIDAY, 9 DECEMBER 2016


    If you’ve ever wanted unprecedented insights into the life of billionaire philanthropist Warren Buffet, your wish is about to come …

    continue reading

    Real Estate: 2016 Will Be the Best Year in a Decade

    Friday, April 8th, 2016

    by The KCM Crew on April 6, 2016

    Real Estate: 2016 Will Be the Best Year in a Decade | Keeping Current Matters

    A few weeks ago, Jonathan Smoke, the Chief Economist at realtor.com, exclaimed: “All indicators …

    continue reading

    Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

    Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

    Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties
    Why I Chose Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

    As a long-time resident of North Tustin and an agent that spends a significant amount of time working out of my home here in North Tustin, it was a difficult process to choose where I …

    continue reading

    Brand of the Year

    Thursday, July 25th, 2013

    Brand of the Year
     
    Consumers have spoken!
    Read Full Release
    They named Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices as Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year in the 26th annual Harris Poll EquiTrend study. The network received the highest ranking in the Real Estate Agency …

    continue reading

    Real Estate Advisor Corine Peterson Featured on FOX as Guest on America’s PremierExperts

    Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

    Corine Peterson, real estate advisor, was recently seen on NBC, CBS, ABC and FOX network affiliates around the country as an expert guest on the TV show, America’s PremierExperts®

    Orange County, CA – June 25, 2013 – Corine Peterson, was recently featured …

    continue reading

    Real Estate Advisor Corine Peterson Featured on CBS as Guest on America’s PremierExperts

    Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

    Corine Peterson, real estate advisor, was recently seen on NBC, CBS, ABC and FOX network affiliates around the country as an expert guest on the TV show, America’s PremierExperts®

    Orange County, CA – June 18, 2013 – Corine Peterson, was recently featured …

    continue reading

    Real Estate Advisor Corine Peterson Featured on ABC as Guest on America’s PremierExperts

    Friday, June 14th, 2013

    Corine Peterson, real estate advisor, was recently seen on NBC, CBS, ABC and FOX network affiliates around the country as an expert guest on the TV show, America’s PremierExperts®

    Orange County, CA – June 13, 2013 – Corine Peterson, was recently featured …

    continue reading

    Real Estate Advisor Corine Peterson Hits Amazon Best Seller List With “The Ultimate Success Guide”

    Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

    Corine Peterson, real estate advisor, recently hit five separate Amazon.com best-seller lists with the new book “The Ultimate Success Guide.”

    Orange County, CA – June 8, 2013 – Corine Peterson recently joined a select group of the world’s leading experts, along with noted business development expert, best-selling author and speaker, …

    continue reading

    Real Estate Advisor Corine Peterson Featured on NBC as Guest on America’s PremierExperts

    Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

    Corine Peterson, real estate advisor, was recently seen on NBC, CBS, ABC and FOX network affiliates around the country as an expert guest on the TV show, America’s PremierExperts®

    Orange County, CA – June 4, 2013 – Corine Peterson, was recently featured …

    continue reading

    Real Estate Advisor Corine Peterson Featured On Bloomberg Businessweek

    Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

    Corine Peterson, real estate advisor, was recently featured in Businessweek as well as Inc. Magazine and other major online media outlets, including CNBC, MarketWatch, Yahoo!Finance and many others.

    Orange County, CA – May 22, 2013 – A feature story about Corine Peterson, was recently seen on Bloomberg Businessweek as well …

    continue reading

    Real Estate Advisor Corine Peterson Featured On MarketWatch

    Friday, May 17th, 2013

    Corine Peterson, real estate advisor, was recently featured in MarketWatch as well as Inc. Magazine and other major online media outlets, including CNBC, Bloomberg Businessweek, Yahoo!Finance and many others.

    Orange County, CA – May 17, 2013 – A feature story about Corine Peterson, was recently seen on MarketWatch as well …

    continue reading

    Real Estate Advisor Corine Peterson Featured On Yahoo Finance

    Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

    Corine Peterson, real estate advisor, was recently featured in Yahoo!Finance as well as Inc. Magazine and other major online media outlets, including CNBC, Bloomberg Businessweek, MarketWatch and many others.

    Orange County, CA – May 8, 2013 – A feature story about Corine Peterson, was recently seen on Yahoo!Finance as well …

    continue reading

    Real Estate Advisor Corine Peterson Featured On CNBC.com

    Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

    Corine Peterson, real estate advisor, was recently featured in CNBC.com as well as Inc. Magazine and other major online media outlets, including Yahoo!Finance, Bloomberg Businessweek, MarketWatch and many others.

    Orange County, CA – May 1, 2013 – A feature story about Corine Peterson, was recently seen on CNBC.com as well …

    continue reading

    Real Estate Advisor Corine Peterson Featured in Inc. Magazine

    Monday, April 15th, 2013

    Corine Peterson, real estate advisor, was recently featured in Inc. Magazine as one of America’s PremierExperts®.

    Orange County, CA – April 12, 2013 – Corine Peterson, was recently seen in Inc. Magazine with other leading professionals as part of a feature called “America’s PremierExperts® Presents: The Next Big Thing.” Corine …

    continue reading

    Real Estate Advisor Corine Peterson Featured in Forbes Magazine

    Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

    Corine Peterson, real estate advisor, was recently featured in Forbes as one of America’s PremierExperts.

    Orange County, CA – February 13, 2013 – Corine Peterson, was recently seen in Forbes with other leading professionals as part of a feature called “America’s PremierExperts® Presents: Forecasts & Strategies For the New Year …

    continue reading

    Real Estate and Finance Expert, Corine Peterson, Signs Publishing Deal With CelebrityPress For New Book, “The Ultimate Success Guide”

    Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

    Corine Peterson will team with CelebrityPress, a leading book publishing company, and several leading experts from around the world to release the book, “The Ultimate Success Guide”

    Orlando, Fla. – February 8, 2013 – Corine Peterson has joined a select group of the world’s leading experts, along with noted business development …

    continue reading

  • Latest Articles VIEW ALL rss

    10 Great Reasons To Live In North Tustin

    Monday, March 24th, 2014

    north-tustinDo you want to escape
    from the hustle and bustle of Southern California living? Are you interested in fewer taxes and less restrictions in the community in which you live? If so, the elegant and peaceful neighborhood of North Tustin is for you! …

    continue reading

    How to Price Real Estate

    Sunday, March 9th, 2014

    1963 Chevrolet CorvetteLocation may have the most effect on value but Price is without question the most important factor controlling the sale of real estate. Anything will sell anytime, how long will it take depends on the price.
    Think about it this …

    continue reading

    Top Trends in Real Estate for 2014

    Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

    real_estate_trends_concept_sign(MCT)—Gabe Cole bought and sold 15 homes last year as part of his sideline as a house flipper.

    This year, however, the Newport Beach, Calif., real estate broker anticipates his side business will slow down because foreclosures and short sales are drying …

    continue reading

    NAR Profile of Home Buyers, Sellers Yields Interesting Stats

    Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

    real_estate_statisticsThe recently released National Association of REALTORS Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers 2013 yielded a variety of interesting facts.
    When polling consumers about their home-selling experience, the NAR learned that:
    • Almost half of home sellers traded up to a larger …

    continue reading

    ‘Jumbo’ Mortgage Rates Fall Below Traditional Ones

    Friday, September 6th, 2013

    Interest rates on mortgages for pricey homes have dropped below those on smaller mortgages, an event that lending executives say has never happened before.

    Borrowing rates for so-called jumbo mortgages, which are too big for government backing, historically have been set higher than rates on what are known as conforming loans, …

    continue reading

    So what is LIBOR, exactly?

    Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

    The New York Stock Exchange will take over and run the scandal-plagued LIBOR interest rate starting next year. But what is LIBOR, exactly?

    LIBOR is the London Interbank Offered Rate.

    Simply, it’s the interest rate that banks are prepared to pay to borrow money from each other.

    That’s borrowing in dollars, yen, Euros, …

    continue reading

    The KCM Blog – A Few Comments on the Impact of Rising Interest Rates

    Monday, August 19th, 2013

    Here are a few interesting comments on how rising interest rates might impact the real estate market as we move forward.
    Zillow
    Dr. Svenja Gudell, Senior Economist

    “As long as mortgage interest rates don’t rise too far and …

    continue reading

    Are There Harmful Effects from Changing Property Listing Price?

    Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

    Ken H. Johnson, Editor
    Journal of Housing Research
    Florida International University
    College of Business
    Department of Finance and Real Estate
    11200 SW 8th Street
    Miami, FL 33431

    July 13, 2011

    © Copyright Ken H. Johnson. This material may be freely duplicated and republished in its exact or amended forms under the following conditions: (a) the author’s …

    continue reading

    Shadow Inventory: Beginning to See the Light

    Thursday, July 18th, 2013

    One of the key obstacles to a housing recovery over the past five years has been the overhang of distressed properties about to come to market which has come to be known as shadow inventory.  Shadow inventory numbers are comprised of three separate categories of properties:…

    continue reading

    Bolstered by strong sales in higher-priced regions, California median home price records largest year-to-year gain since 1980, C.A.R. reports

    Monday, July 1st, 2013

    LOS ANGELES (June 17) – Strong sales growth in higher-priced markets and continued housing supply shortage pushed up California’s median home price in May, resulting in the largest year-over-year price gain in at least the last 33 years, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS ® (C.A.R.) reported.

     

    “It’s encouraging to see median …

    continue reading

    Home Mortgage Rates Climbing [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Monday, July 1st, 2013

    Rates ClimbingInfoGraphic

    Read more here

    continue reading

    Trulia: Asking Prices Accelerate in Least Affordable Housing Markets

    Monday, July 1st, 2013

    Asking prices are rising at an especially fast pace in the least affordable housing markets, according to Trulia.

    Nationally, asking prices increased 9.5 percent year-over-year in May, but in the ten least affordable metros, asking prices spiked 16.3 percent during the same time …

    continue reading

    The Downsides of Cash

    Monday, July 1st, 2013

    Q. I am selling my home, where I have lived for many years and have built up a lot of equity. I plan to buy a less expensive one for cash. I realize that cash buyers usually have an advantage over someone who must get a mortgage, but are there …

    continue reading

    How Housing Is Leading Us Out of the Great Recession

    Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

    We are often asked if the housing market can truly rebound if the all-round economy remains sluggish. We answer by explaining the housing market is not dependent on the economy but rather the economy is reliant on the housing market. Mark Zandi, Chief Economist at Moodys.com, addressed this issue in …

    continue reading

    Housing Prices Are on a Tear, Thanks to the Fed

    Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

    The U.S. housing market has broken out of a deep slump, and prices are shooting up faster than anyone thought possible a year ago. For many homeowners, that is a cause for celebration….

    continue reading

    20 Seconds for Love at First Sight

    Monday, April 1st, 2013

    First impressions seem to matter most when it comes to dating, job interviews…and real-estate listings.

    [image]

     

    Researchers tracking the eye movements of subjects who looked at online home listings found that more than 95% of users viewed the first photo—the one that shows the …

    continue reading

    Top 10 Remodeling Projects

    Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

    Top 10 Remodeling Projects

    continue reading

    “All Cash” Buyers on the Rise

    Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

    To be competitive in a housing market with tight inventory and a restrictive lending environment, many buyers who wanted to have an edge over other buyers opted to make an “All Cash” offer for their home purchase.   Since an “All Cash” transaction does not have to go through lengthy lending …

    continue reading

    Neighbors’ Effect on Appraisals

    Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

    You may be able to ignore the knee-high grass in your neighbor’s yard, but a home appraiser won’t.

    For news and features on real estate, follow @nytrealestate.

    When calculating the value of a property, an appraiser also factors in surrounding conditions. Neighborhood nuisances like an overgrown yard or a persistent …

    continue reading

    O.C. house-price gains 4th-highest in nation

    Friday, March 15th, 2013

    Orange County house prices jumped 11.7 percent in January from the year before, the fourth-biggest gain among large U.S. metro areas, housing data firm Core-Logic reported Tuesday.

    continue reading

    Buffett to buy the rest of Prudential within 5 years

    Friday, March 15th, 2013

    Billionaire investor Warren Buffett revealed in a recent letter to shareholders that he now owns 67 percent of an operation that runs the Irvine-based Prudential Real Estate chain.

    He said he will “purchase the balance of those operations within five years.”

    Buffett’s letter offers the first details regarding the partnership between Buffett …

    continue reading

    Housing to drive economic growth (finally!)

    Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

    The bursting of the housing bubble plunged the economy into a recession from which it has yet to fully recover. But economists say this could finally be the year that housing lifts us out of the doldrums.
    Just over half of economists surveyed by CNNMoney identified a housing recovery as the …

    continue reading

    Return of 100% Financing

    Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

    Some affluent buyers are getting the keys to their new home without putting a penny down.

    It’s 100% financing—the same strategy that pushed many homeowners into foreclosure during the housing bust. Banks say these loans are safer: They’re almost exclusively being offered to clients with sizable assets, and they often require …

    continue reading

    The Appraisal Betrayal

    Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

    What’s that $1 million house really worth? Depends who you ask.

    SURPRISED: When Robert Lattas decided to refinance his home in Oak Brook, Ill., he found that its appraised value was unchanged, despite $200,000 in improvements, including hardwood floors and a new electronics system.

    To determine the value of a property, …

    continue reading

    How to pump up your credit score

    Friday, January 4th, 2013

    To avoid another real estate bubble, many lenders have tightened their mortgage requirements. According to a report by the Federal Reserve, a majority of banks are less likely to offer loans to people with a FICO score of 620 and a 10 percent down payment than they were in 2006. …

    continue reading

    Shadow Inventory in California

    Thursday, December 27th, 2012

    The most recent monthly Foreclosure Market Report from RealtyTrac stated that foreclosures are increasing in states with a judicial process while at the same time are decreasing in non-judicial states. The report stated the following:
    “Foreclosure activity in the 24 non-judicial states (such as Arizona, California, Nevada and Georgia) and District of Columbia combined decreased 31 …

    continue reading

    California Consumer Confidence at a 5-Year High

    Thursday, December 20th, 2012

    The California Composite Index of Consumer Confidence increased to 94.2 in the third quarter of 2012 compared with the second quarter revised reading of 89, according to Chapman University. Consumer confidence has been increasing steadily since hitting a low of 57.6 in the second quarter of 2008 and has been …

    continue reading

    Foreclosure Starts Decline in August

    Thursday, December 13th, 2012

    Notices of Default filed in California during August were down 23.6 percent from the prior month, and down 49.1 percent compared with last year, according to data from ForeclosureRadar. The decline in foreclosure starts is even more significant on an average daily basis, down 30.2 percent from the prior month …

    continue reading

    Builder Confidence Rises in September

    Thursday, December 6th, 2012

    Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose for a fifth consecutive month in September to a level of 40 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). This latest three-point gain brings the index to its highest reading since June 2006.

    “Builders across …

    continue reading

    Mortgage Rates at Record Low Again

    Friday, November 30th, 2012

    Freddie Mac’s weekly survey of mortgage rates showed the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 3.49 percent from 3.55 percent the previous week. That matched the previous record low set in July. The fixed-rate 15-year mortgage reached a new record low of 2.77 percent, down from 2.85 percent a week …

    continue reading

    Five Reasons to Sell Now

    Friday, November 23rd, 2012

    Many sellers feel that the Spring is the best time to place their home on the market as buyer demand increases at that time of year. However, the Fall and Winter have their own advantages. Here are five reasons to to sell now.

    Only Serious Buyers Are Out

    At this time of …

    continue reading

    10 Things You Need to Know About the 3.8% Tax

    Friday, November 16th, 2012

    1.) When you add up all of your income from every possible source, and that total is less than $200,000 ($250,000 on a joint tax return), you will NOT be subject to this tax.

    2.) The 3.8% tax will NEVER be collected as a transfer tax on real estate of any …

    continue reading

    What Exactly is a Short Sale?

    Friday, November 9th, 2012

    It’s likely you’ve heard the term “short sale” thrown around quite a bit. What exactly is a short sale?

    A short sale is when a bank agrees to accept less than the total amount owed on a mortgage to avoid having to foreclose on the property. This is not a new …

    continue reading

Listing Search

tv SEARCH

Free Download

Fill out the form below to download a Free copy of my book "The Ultimate Success Guide"
Name
Email


Success Stories

Corine Peterson is the ultimate professional. Smart, personable, organized, pays attention to the smallest details, timely responses and it’s all backed-up with years... read more

Corine is a very bright and extremely hard-working investment manager. She immerses herself in the nuances of the businesses in her investment portfolio, and does her best to share her expertise... read more

WordPress Video Lightbox