December 2017

Found 4 blog entries for December 2017.

Fraud Scam & wire transfersJust this year, we’re seeing massive fires ravage California—not to mention the more than $5 billion in damages tornadoes caused and the two major hurricanes that made landfall in the U.S. For scam artists, these offer a clear opportunity for fraud and scams.

Since 2005, the U.S. Justice Department’s National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) has received over 70,000 complaints involving over 50 natural and man-made disasters. Here are some of the most common ways in which fraudsters are taking advantage of survivors:

Identity Fraud

Certainly not limited to when disasters occur, identity fraud is one of the most common forms of fraud; however, during a natural disaster, identity fraud takes on far more sinister implications: stealing the identity

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Seasons greetings to all,

Below is the latest Steven Thomas OC Housing Market Report for December 2017, with the most up-to-date market data. As always, if you or if you know anyone looking to buy, sell or invest in real estate, please give me a call; I’d love to help you find a place called #HOME.

Cheers to the holidays!
-Doug Echelberger

The Holiday Market is in full swing, bringing a lot less inventory and the lowest level of new deals for the year. The Holiday Slowdown: Year in and year out December is notoriously the slowest month of the year in terms of demand and new sellers placing their homes on the market.

In a blink, the housing market transitioned from the Autumn Market to the Holiday/Winter Market. As everybody carved the

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the GREEN sheetEchelberger Group Wishes You All Peace, Happiness and Memorable Times This Holiday Season

Believe it or not, the holiday season is now in full swing. Its seems like we were just getting started on 2017 and now it is nearly over. As each of us looks forward to our cherished traditions and gatherings with dear family, friends and coworkers, Echelberger Group wishes you all the very best of the season.

“The holidays always bring to mind fond memories and fresh opportunities to create lasting new traditions,” noted Doug Echelberger. “The season flashes by quickly and before we know it the new year has begun. I encourage everyone to take the time to celebrate with their loved ones. Stop for a moment and reflect on how fortunate we are to have special

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Where in Orange County to Live Like a Local

Looking to #LiveLikeaLocal and need to know #WhereInOC to go? You can count on Echelberger Group to keep you informed with what is happening locally, whether it be, Santa’s Village by the Sea, Dana Point Winter Festival & Tree Lighting, South OC Cars & Coffee, or Dana Point Holiday Boat Parade!

Let us keep you in the loop, letting you know Where in Orange County you should go and what you need to know for our community. Because it’s always a great day in Orange County, whether you are in San Clemente, Dana Point, San Juan Capistrano, or elsewhere.

Download Full Calendar of Events CLICK HERE!

Sugar Plum Festival Nov. 29-Dec. 3
Home decorations, garden and yard décor, jewelry, ornaments, antiques and

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