Riverside Historic Homes

From Press-Enterprise 9/28/14 RIVERSIDE: Six bids received for two Victorian homes City will choose from among six proposals to renovate the 1890s McIntyre and Sweatt houses   Riverside Deputy Development Director Emilio Ramirez stands near two historic Victorian houses that the city is selling. A flurry of interest in two Victorian homes near downtown Riverside, … Continue reading Riverside Historic Homes

Mortgage Savings

Are you missing out on these easy mortgage savings? There are some mortgage savings that are relatively easy to get, but often overlooked. From Yahoo Homes 9/26/14 Easy ways to save on your mortgage Are you thinking of buying a home or refinancing the one you own, but unsure if you can handle the costs? … Continue reading Mortgage Savings

How to compare home insurance companies

From Yahoo Homes 9/26/14 Photo: Thinkstock Comparison shopping is widely considered one of the most effective ways to save money. And the tool relied on to whittle the price of new cars, furniture and services is an effective means to reduce the price of homeowners insurance, too.But comparing insurance companies is only effective if you know … Continue reading How to compare home insurance companies

5 Real Estate Terms Your Clients Just Don’t Understand

  From Trulia.com 9/23/14 Hope these tips below help guide through some of your questions while buying. If you have anymore questions don't hesitate to contact me. When a transaction tanks, there’s usually one common culprit to blame: Miscommunication. Too often clients and customers trade in lingo they really don’t understand; and, while you may … Continue reading 5 Real Estate Terms Your Clients Just Don’t Understand

U.S. new home sales at six-year high; supply increases

From Yahoo Homes 9/24/14   A new home is seen for sale in Vienna, Virginia in this file photo taken March 27, 2014.   WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sales of new U.S. single-family homes surged in August and hit their highest level in more than six years, offering confirmation that the housing recovery remains on course. … Continue reading U.S. new home sales at six-year high; supply increases

Why First-Time Homebuyers Should Get Their Checkbooks Ready

From Yahoo Homes 9/22/14 Investors who have been burning through big bankrolls of cash to buy up U.S. homes pulled away from the housing market last month — but that could spell opportunity for other buyers, the National Association of Realtors said Monday. The real estate trade group said the retreat by cash investors is … Continue reading Why First-Time Homebuyers Should Get Their Checkbooks Ready

4 Ways to Fake the Look of Custom Cabinets

From Consumer Reports 9/16/14 Click on the photo and I hope this helps give you some ideas for your home    

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To Commute or not To Commute

Housing Woes Worse in L.A. Than New York, San Francisco From Bloomberg.com 9/3/14 Source: L34 Group with Keller Williams Los Feliz via Bloomberg In Highland Park, this house sold in April for a neighborhood record of $1 million, $121,000 higher than the asking price. Source: L34 Group with Keller Williams Los Feliz via Bloomberg In … Continue reading To Commute or not To Commute

Easy savings for first-time homebuyers starting this October

If you're ready to buy a home, find out how you could save money on your mortgage through a new government program. From Yahoo Homes 9/3/14     Easy mortgage savings starting this October Buying a house is complicated. And it's expensive. But a new program through the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) could help make … Continue reading Easy savings for first-time homebuyers starting this October