“There is no season when such pleasant and sunny spots may be lighted on, and produce so pleasant an effect on the feelings, as now in October.”
— Nathaniel Hawthorne
Read on for homeowner seasonal tips you should consider and discover lifestyle tips curated just for you!
Will The Housing Market Cool Off This Fall?
Today’s hot housing market is one of the peculiar outcrops of the pandemic. Housing supply was already low before Covid-19, but it was further hampered as lockdowns took place and people began looking for new homes, driven by a host of reasons—from the desire to leave populated cities to better home offices or just fear of missing out.
The Federal Reserve’s steps last year to keep the financial markets liquid and to ensure mortgage rates stayed low have continued. But the low mortgage rates pale in comparison to soaring housing prices in the past year.
Newport Elementary Car Show
Every fall, the blacktop at Newport Elementary School plays host to classic cars, street rods, muscle cars, and exotic cars for the annual Car Show. In addition to all of the amazing cars that are on display, the show also hosts food trucks, vendor booths, music, and activities for the kids, making it a truly one-of-a-kind event and fun day at the beach for the entire family.
Newport Beach Film Festival
Set to take place in person from October 21-28, the 22nd Annual NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL will host nightly special events, world premieres, awards contenders, red carpet galas, and compelling conversations with filmmakers..
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46th Annual Fall Faire & Pumpkin Patch
October 17th | 10AM – 3PM
Join the fun at the 46th Annual Fall Faire! Embark on a “Craft Crawl” and “Story Walk” and play nature games, and watch performances around the “Fire Circle Stage”. Enjoy delicious treats from SavorOC restaurant sponsors, get your face painted and pick up a pumpkin or two!
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4th Annual Halloween Spooktacular
at Mariners Park presented by the Newport Beach Recreation & Senior Services Department. Enjoy LIVE music, trunk-or-treat area, a haunted maze, carnival games, bounce houses, costume contests, food trucks, and fun for the whole family
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U.S. Housing Market Dynamics Are Slowing and Shifting to Buyers’ Advantage
The U.S. housing market showed signs of normalizing in August, with more homes coming on the market and price growth slowing, according to a report Thursday from realtor.com.
New listings ticked up 4.3% year over year in August, although inventory was down 25.8% compared to the same time in 2020, the data showed. That’s an improvement compared to July, when inventory was down 33.5% annually.
Prep Your Home for the Season
As the season begins to change, it's time to prep your home for falling leaves, cooler weather, and, eventually, winter storms. Tackling a few fall home maintenance tasks now can help ward off issues later in the season, so you can enjoy everything you love about autumn worry-free.
How To Host the Perfect Harvest Party
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Celebrate the fall and harvest season with a Mexican-inspired feast featuring fresh-from-the-garden ingredients and delicious recipes crafted by Comida head chef Sandra Banchs and owner Rayme Rossello.
The Best Places to Travel in October
As much as we love beach lounging in summer and exploring snowy wonderlands in winter, there's something extra special about traveling during the fall. Aside from fewer tourists and lower prices, October brings harvest festivals, Halloween parties, and the best foliage of the year.
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