Archive for October 15th, 2010

Is Your Orange County Home Dressed for Success?

Posted on October 15, 2010. Filed under: First Time Buyer help, Home Improvement Ideas, Home Seller Tips, Orange County Real Estate | Tags: |

Some say looks aren’t everything. But in the competitive world of Real Estate, appearance counts for a lot when your home is up for sale. We’re talking right up there with price and location.  A properly staged home can make the difference between a timely sale and forever and ever on the market.

Mary Jayne Barnett, expert stager and owner of Revamp Your Home, has some fantastic advice on staging your home to look its irresistibly best, using only what you already have.  Have a look!

If you’d like to learn more about staging your Orange County home to look its best, Mary Jayne will be delighted to help. You can connect with her at —


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Chills, Thrills, and Dental Bills: Halloween Happenings in OC

Posted on October 15, 2010. Filed under: First Time Buyer help, Orange County things to do | Tags: |

Hear the eerie moans? The doors creaking? The cauldrons bubbling?  You’re not alone. It’s Halloween time, folks. The season of spooks, witches, and bags overflowing with future dental bills for your kids.  But, hey, it’s not all about the mini Mounds bars. There’s plenty of other spooktacular fun waiting for one and all in the haunted corridors of OC. Here’s a few of Orange County’s Halloween Happenings guaranteed to stir up more than a few chills and thrills.

Anaheim Fall Festival and Halloween Parade – Highlights include a kids’ costume contest, trick- or-treating, and pancake breakfast. Yummm.

Knotts Scary Farm – Enter if you dare.

Halloween Goes Hollywood – A musical tribute to the season at the Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa

Doheny State Beach Halloween Haunt – Dana Point scares up a bit of beachside fun.

Great Park Pumpkin Harvest – Pumpkin decorating, horse drawn wagons, train rides, and tons of fun-filled Fall activities at Great Park in Irvine.

Blocktober – A giant neighborhood block party at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest.

All this and much, much more await you in the best Halloween hangout this side of Transylvania.  And, of course, if I can provide any further info that will make your Halloween in Orange County a little bit hauntier, I’ll be delighted to help. You can connect with me at 949.338.7408,,  @AngieWeeks or @WeeksTeam.

Happy Halloween!

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