First-Time Homebuyers Shell Out More for Upgrades

First-Time Homebuyers Shell Out More for Upgrades While first-time homebuyers are facing certain challenges entering the housing market, that doesn’t mean they aren’t spending on upgrades to the homes they end up owning. According to a recent report by Houzz, first-time homebuyers in 2016 dropped more than ever on renovations, spending an average $33,800. Homeowners … Continue reading First-Time Homebuyers Shell Out More for Upgrades

9 Grants and Programs for First-Time Homebuyers

9 Grants and Programs for First-Time Homebuyers By Rachel Hartman (TNS)—Buying a home for the first time can be daunting. In addition to mountains of paperwork and new financial terms to sort through, you’ll face costs and fees that can quickly add up. In short, purchasing a home isn’t a financial step to take lightly. … Continue reading 9 Grants and Programs for First-Time Homebuyers

Happy Memorial Day

In honor of all our fallen heroes, thank you for your sacrifices. Habitat for Humanity is hosting #RappelForVets on July 14th and July 15th Click here for full event info. This is an awesome fundraiser where 100% of the proceeds support Habitat for Humanity Riverside's Veteran Services. Click here to support Monique Lahti a friend … Continue reading Happy Memorial Day

Home inspections can be valuable, but sometimes they go too far

  Home inspections can be valuable, but sometimes they go too far   Most home buyers and sellers don’t think much about what might derail their purchase or sale. But here’s a sobering fact: One of every 20 sales contracts blows up along the road to closing. And roughly 1 of every 4 runs into … Continue reading Home inspections can be valuable, but sometimes they go too far

Zillow faces lawsuit over ‘Zestimate’ tool that calculates a house’s worth

  Zillow faces lawsuit over ‘Zestimate’ tool that calculates a house’s worth A plaintiff in a lawsuit against online real estate company Zillow claims its popular valuation system Zestimate has hampered her efforts to sell a property. (Chris Goodney/Bloomberg) By Kenneth R. Harney By Kenneth R. Harney Real Estate May 10 It was bound to … Continue reading Zillow faces lawsuit over ‘Zestimate’ tool that calculates a house’s worth

Riverside County Migration Patterns show plenty of income coming and going

  $92,559 is highest annual income moving to Riverside County. Where’s it coming from? Contra Costa County provided Riverside with 136 new taxpayers — with an average 1.72 dependents — who had an average federal taxable income of $92,559. By Jonathan Lansner | jlansner@scng.com | Orange County Register PUBLISHED: May 10, 2017 at 12:01 am … Continue reading Riverside County Migration Patterns show plenty of income coming and going

Seattle, Detroit, Baltimore Best for Recent Grads

  Seattle, Detroit, Baltimore Best for Recent Grads Author: Aly J. Yale in Daily Dose, Data, Headlines, News May 10, 2017 0 For recent college graduates, Seattle, Detroit, Baltimore, and Pittsburgh are some of the country’s best places to live, according to new Trulia research released on Wednesday. Trulia used real estate listings on its … Continue reading Seattle, Detroit, Baltimore Best for Recent Grads

The Hot New Millennial Housing Trend Is a Repeat of the Middle Ages

  The Hot New Millennial Housing Trend Is a Repeat of the Middle Ages Communal living is hardly a departure from tradition—it's a return to how humans have been making their homes for thousands of years. For most of human history, people were hunter-gatherers. They lived in large camps, depending on one another for food, … Continue reading The Hot New Millennial Housing Trend Is a Repeat of the Middle Ages

Can Riverside’s Harada House, a civil rights landmark, be saved?

Can Riverside’s Harada House, a civil rights landmark, be saved?   By Alicia Robinson | arobinson@scng.com | The Press-Enterprise PUBLISHED: May 6, 2017 at 6:00 am | UPDATED: May 7, 2017 at 11:35 am The Japanese-American Harada family fought hard to keep their home. First, white neighbors pressured them to move from the downtown Riverside … Continue reading Can Riverside’s Harada House, a civil rights landmark, be saved?

City of Riverside – INNOVATION DISTRICT

INNOVATION DISTRICT DANAriverside | DANA | Development Projects pg 4 For Riverside, the Innovation District is envisioned to be (at least): Uniquely Riverside/Authentic Rooted in Local Assets Community-Based Arts, Culture, Heritage, Health/Wellness, Environment, Education, Technology, Information, & “Makers”-Driven Inspired by the Entrepreneurial Spirit Highly Walkable, Bikeable, and Transit Supportive ​ Office of the Mayor Phone: (951) 826-5551 … Continue reading City of Riverside – INNOVATION DISTRICT