Homes & Properties

These are homes and properties that I have been involved in the buying, selling or property management of. They are here to represent the depth and breadth of my experience in real estate in the various communities.

This does not, yet, represent all of the properties and transactions I have been a part of.

You’ve Got to Live Somewhere!

By Mike Rains / September 20, 2022 / Comments Off on You’ve Got to Live Somewhere!

You or Them? The Market The real estate market is finally taking the much overdue breather it has needed for years now.  Interest rates are on the rise and home prices in most markets are softening.  The areas in the country that grew the fastest and most in pricing will see the most correcting.  The…

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Can Staging Help You Sell in This Market?

By Mike Rains / September 2, 2022 / Comments Off on Can Staging Help You Sell in This Market?

The Southern California Market has cooled a bit and talks of recession are in the wind.  The topic of today is whether staging your home, if you’re considering selling in this market, is beneficial and does it really make a difference.  I recently interviewed a staging expert in our area, Kathy Marks, and we sat…

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August 2021 Market Update Orange County

By Mike Rains / August 11, 2021 / Comments Off on August 2021 Market Update Orange County

Orange County Market update – August 2021 Hi There,   Mike Rains with Remax terraSol here with your late summer market update report.  Normally in the ebs and flow of the real estate market yearly cycle we see a few things happen or start to happen.  This includes rising inventory and longer market times for…

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Downey Commercial Building for Sale

By Mike Rains / March 22, 2021 / Comments Off on Downey Commercial Building for Sale

Commercial property with retail and office space – $1,295,000 Located on a busy street with 50 ft frontage to Paramount Blvd, fully occupied. One tenant on a 3 year lease and other two tenants are month to month. Rents have not been increased in years. Proforma rents should be a total of $6400 per month…

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SOLD 5091 Vallecito Ave Westminster

By Mike Rains / March 16, 2021 / Comments Off on SOLD 5091 Vallecito Ave Westminster

SOLD – 5091 Vallecito Ave. in Westminster, CA.  Priced at $978,000 Cross Streets are Duncannon and Bolsa Ave Fantastic turnkey 5 bedroom home in Sol Vista tract with paid for Solar panels, triple paned windows, new roof, added insulation and copper plumbing, as well as a new roof and newer HVAC system and much more!…

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9915 Carrara Cir home in Cypress, CA

SOLD – 9915 Carrara Cir home in Cypress, CA

By Mike Rains / January 4, 2021 / Comments Off on SOLD – 9915 Carrara Cir home in Cypress, CA

9915 Carrara Cir Cypress is in Escrow $1,275,000 Here is your opportunity to own a fantastic Collage series open floor plan 3 home in the beautiful Sorrento neighborhood of Cypress. The home boasts 3300 sq ft of living space with four bedrooms, master suite and an upstairs bonus room that was the builder 5th bedroom…

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California Prop 19- What is it and how will it affect you in real estate?

By Mike Rains / December 29, 2020 / Comments Off on California Prop 19- What is it and how will it affect you in real estate?

California Prop 19- What is it and how will it affect you in real estate?   Prop. 19 marks a huge change to Prop. 13, the 1978 law that aims to limit property taxes. It was passed by California voters in the November 2020 election. There are two components of the proposition: both a positive…

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December 2020 Orange County CA Real Estate Update

By Mike Rains / December 11, 2020 / Comments Off on December 2020 Orange County CA Real Estate Update

December 2020 Orange County CA Real Estate Update  This year will be a year to remember, and in some cases to forget, for many reasons.  The real estate market will be one of them as it has outperformed expectations given the circumstances in our region, nation, and around the world.  There is an ongoing seller’s…

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SOLD – 10431 College Dr. Stanton CA.

By Mike Rains / November 13, 2020 / Comments Off on SOLD – 10431 College Dr. Stanton CA.

SOLD – $472,000 Fantastic Real Estate opportunity to have a three bedroom attached home with 1.5 baths, two car garage, private enclosed patio. Home has recently been completely painted with scraped ceilings, new laminate flooring, new carpet, new dishwasher and stove. New A/C and Heater installed. You won’t want to miss this one

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6842 Oxford Dr Huntington Beach, CA

SOLD – 6842 Oxford Dr Huntington Beach, CA

By Mike Rains / October 20, 2020 / Comments Off on SOLD – 6842 Oxford Dr Huntington Beach, CA

SOLD – $865,000 Super cute Goldenwest Estates home in the highly desirable Huntington Beach Union High School District. Enjoy the ocean breezes in this bright and sunny single-level three bedroom two bath detached home on large lot with a dreamy white picket fence and expanded driveway and a 2 car garage. This open concept charmer…

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