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Re: Newer Irvine listings with crazy WTF asking prices from equity sellers
« Reply #2520 on: March 14, 2019, 09:40:27 AM »





You mean this pic? 
I use to like the porcelain floor boards that look like wood, but now I'm not so sure.  Actual wood is better.

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Re: Newer Irvine listings with crazy WTF asking prices from equity sellers
« Reply #2521 on: March 14, 2019, 01:57:33 PM »





You mean this pic? 
I use to like the porcelain floor boards that look like wood, but now I'm not so sure.  Actual wood is better.

Real wood all the way. But the porcelain floors at the laundry and bathrooms are ok. I wouldn't choose a wood looking though.

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Re: Newer Irvine listings with crazy WTF asking prices from equity sellers
« Reply #2522 on: March 14, 2019, 10:37:19 PM »
The wood tile in the kitchen/great room works out well and is pretty bulletproof.  My kids have dropped all sorts of heavy stuff on it and no visible damage.

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Re: Newer Irvine listings with crazy WTF asking prices from equity sellers
« Reply #2523 on: March 15, 2019, 09:49:50 AM »
My porcelain wood looking floor boards went through Canyon Fire 2 and survived.  The firefighters and emergency services walked all over it, and water was everywhere.  All that and they still look fine.  I had to re-grout some areas to get rid of the white calcium deposits in the lines.  Yes they are indestructible.

However, now that I live in a house with hard wood I have noticed some things:
Hardwood is softer and feels nice walking on it all day
Hardwood is warmer during the winter months
Hardwood flooring is timeless, and I think after 10 years, the porcelain tiles are going to look dated.  They actually already look dated to me.


My feet use to hurt walking around the hard porcelain tiles, but I notice the pain is gone now with the hardwood.

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Re: Newer Irvine listings with crazy WTF asking prices from equity sellers
« Reply #2524 on: March 15, 2019, 11:00:58 AM »
I've dealt with all of the above, and came to a conclusion the real hard wood or at least engineer wood is the best choice. Always go with the timeless material/look. While I do like the current trendy washed light grey look, I'm afraid it might look very dated soon and it already does in some of these listed homes. Just the natural color of hard wood floor and the white paint will last longer in my opinion.

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Re: Newer Irvine listings with crazy WTF asking prices from equity sellers
« Reply #2525 on: March 15, 2019, 02:06:29 PM »
I really love this one:
https://www.urbanfloor.com/Valentina-VCV-813.html

Next house I'm definitely getting it.

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Re: Newer Irvine listings with crazy WTF asking prices from equity sellers
« Reply #2526 on: March 15, 2019, 02:18:58 PM »
I really love this one:
https://www.urbanfloor.com/Valentina-VCV-813.html

Next house I'm definitely getting it.

We have a provenza floor that looks almost identical to that. We have had them for almost four years now. Really happy with them.

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Re: Newer Irvine listings with crazy WTF asking prices from equity sellers
« Reply #2527 on: March 15, 2019, 03:23:22 PM »
Thx Q, will look at Provenza as well when the time comes.  Not sure which one is less expensive, Urban Floor isn't too cheap but we used one of their products previously and I've been happy with the look and durability.

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Corte Bella in OH, no upgrades and $620/sq ft:
https://www.redfin.com/CA/Irvine/155-Stallion-92602/home/112720154

Cmon at least have your carpets cleaned if you’re going to ask that price.

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Flip or Flop house in Irvine

https://www.redfin.com/CA/Irvine/3601-Nutmeg-St-92606/home/4675339

House is nicely done. Priced well. Although close to train tracks, but I think buyers will drools all over on the inside and forget about the negative proximity to the tracks.

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For context - Purchased 8/2018 for $725k. It's financed so likely a 6-7% rate short term loan.

Is it my monitor, the Realtor's camera, or my eyes, but are those paving stone a shade of purple? YOW

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Not a terrible color but you are right. It has a hint of purple to it. Maybe they just wanted to be memorable away from beige, or grey the usual.

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Flip or Flop house in Irvine

https://www.redfin.com/CA/Irvine/3601-Nutmeg-St-92606/home/4675339

House is nicely done. Priced well. Although close to train tracks, but I think buyers will drools all over on the inside and forget about the negative proximity to the tracks.

Railroad tracks and then you have power lines staring you in the face when you walk out the door.  Looks like a nicely upgraded home, but the location is bad.  We'll see if location or nicely upgraded interior wins.
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For context - Purchased 8/2018 for $725k. It's financed so likely a 6-7% rate short term loan.

Is it my monitor, the Realtor's camera, or my eyes, but are those paving stone a shade of purple? YOW

How did this house sell for $725k? Seems awfully low for 4 bed detached home. Foreclosed house?


 

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