Author Archives: Scott Stephens

About Scott Stephens

I have been a licensed Realtor in North Orange County since 1994 and a hard working community leader, since buying my first home here, in 1988. Having been the recipient of many awards in both these areas of my life, I guarantee that you will love my service. "I'm Just Here to Help"

Sometimes as amateurs we leave more waste

Many reasons to take on a DIY projects You may decide to do something yourself because you think it will be an easy project, or because you enjoy working with your hands. You might even consider doing a DIY project … Continue reading

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Discount Real Estate Service

Are you really receiving a discount in the end? There are many tempting ads out there for discounted or even FREE real estate listing services. Everything from “1%” or “3% total listing commission” to “Pay No Commission…because we’ll Buy it … Continue reading

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Ever Heard of a Mesh Network

Do you need one in your house? You probably use the internet a number of different ways during the day. It plays a key role in everything from gaming and entertainment to social interaction and even work these days, so … Continue reading

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FSBO Buyer Pitfall #17

Many unsuspecting buyers have no idea that they may have to withhold some of a sellers proceeds and send them to the IRS or the state taxing agency. If there are taxes owed on the sale of a property, taxation … Continue reading

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Common Causes of Smelly Dishwashers

Quite often we have bad smells lurking throughout our homes—and I don’t just mean in your refrigerator’s moldy veggie drawer or your musty closet. One such culprit is the dishwasher. Here are four common causes of smelly dishwashers and tips from … Continue reading

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Wonderful World of Insurance Claims

Filing a claim means that something has gone horribly wrong at home. Maybe it’s damage from a storm, or a frozen pipe that burst, or some other unexpected problem. Whatever the cause, the damage was severe enough that you need … Continue reading

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Home Trend Dos & Don’ts

Sorry Folks…This Covid business has messed me up these last 2 years. I’m back now and ready to help. We’ve all seen plenty of trends in home decorating come and go over the years. Some of them look pretty nice … Continue reading

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Covid19 Mortgage Relief

During these unprecedented times of uncertainty, Americans need help.  The Coronavirus (Covid19) continues to wreak havoc in our daily lives and for nearly 2 weeks now, pressures and worries have been mounting concerning our health and our finances. With everything … Continue reading

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Buyer loses $40,000 in Scam

In March the California Association of Realtors reported that a wave of earnest money deposit scams had reappeared and warned brokers and buyers to be vigilant. Here in June, these same scams are still occurring, and the perpetrators are absconding … Continue reading

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Need a Closet Organizer?

You love your home and it has an amazingly huge closet, but a startling lack of places to hang stuff. Sure, you could pile all your extra clothing, shoes and accessories in the corner, or move your antique dressers into … Continue reading

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