Catrina Crawford Homes

Catrina Crawford Homes

Catrina Crawford Homes - 949-235-9948 Native of San Clemente, Catrina has extensive knowledge of the area, is engaging and committed to making your next home sale or purchase successful.  For the sale or purchase of your next home, Catrina is the best choice for Orange County real estate.

On the Move! Tips to Make Relocating a Breeze...

     Relocation can be a daunting process for even the most organized.  Dont worry, weve got you covered with relo-tips that will make your move, wellif not easy, then certainly less painful.

      If youre moving to a new city, Google can be a great starting point for collecting raw data which will help guide you to choosing a city that matches your criteria, such as:

  •   Climate
  •  Population
  •   Household demographics
  • Local economy and cost of living
  •  Social demographics
  •  Recreation
  •   Sustainablilty
  •  Sports
  •  Parks and Recreation
  •  Crime
  •  Politics
  •  Education
  •  Healthcare  Transportation
  • If you have kids, visit for data on school districts, test scores and graduation rates.
  •  Consult city and government websites to learn even more about city government and local events.

     Once youve narrowed down your city-search on paper, visit each city in person, and imagine yourself living there to find the right match.  Identify neighborhoods that match your profile:

  •    Distinguish neighborhoods within your budget.
  •   Determine if the neighborhood is a good fit.  Is it hip and young?      Are there kids skateboarding and families walking, or is it an older and quiet community with few people about?
  •   Is it close to schools?
  •  If you have kids, you may consider checking Sex  Offender Registries
  •  Is it close to your favorite coffee shop?  Grocery store?  Mall?  Doctor?  Movie theater? 
  • How far is the closest hospital?  Urgent Care?  Fire Department?  Police Station?  Interstate?  Veterinarian?  Airport?
  • Talk to residents to gain a broader perspective of the neighborhood and city.
  • Test your commute during peak hours to get to:
  •  Work
  • Home
  •  Your favorite coffee shop
  • Freeways
  •  Local recreation areas and sports venues


     Once youve narrowed the field in finding the perfect city and neighborhood, youre almost home!  The last step, is choosing a realtor using the same care and attention.  The right realtor will guide you through the home-selection process with confidence, practice, and ease, paving the way for a smooth transition to your new home. 

Catrina Crawford Homes

Specializing in You.


Catrina Crawford
32356 S. Coast Hwy.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
DRE# 01999762

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