How high can home prices go? A lot, say experts

How much higher can home prices go? A lot, say experts By Jeff Collins | JeffCollins@scng.com and Fielding Buck | fbuck@scng.com | Orange County Register PUBLISHED: July 11, 2017 at 4:28 am | UPDATED: July 11, 2017 at 9:09 am Roberto Macias did his best to stay in Riverside. The supervisor for county social services … Continue reading How high can home prices go? A lot, say experts

The Psychology Behind Why People Buy, And Where

~ I think this is pretty interesting ~ The Psychology Behind Why People Buy, And Where Homebuyers within the last two years are buying homes in certain areas for a variety of reasons, according to a recent poll conducted by Redfin. The survey—which began back in May 2017 and has since asked approximately 3,350 U.S. … Continue reading The Psychology Behind Why People Buy, And Where

How Long Does It Take to Buy a House? Use This Handy Timeline to Plan Ahead

How Long Does It Take to Buy a House? Use This Handy Timeline to Plan Ahead By Cathie Ericson | Jul 10, 2017 inxti/iStock How long does it take to buy a house? It's a big question, especially for people who hope to time their home purchase with when their rental lease is up. Or before … Continue reading How Long Does It Take to Buy a House? Use This Handy Timeline to Plan Ahead

The Cutest Town in Every U.S. State

~ Check these out! Putting St. Helena on my list! ~ The Cutest Town in Every U.S. State

With California housing prices surging, developers say they can’t build enough homes

With California housing prices surging, developers say they can’t build enough homes   Construction work on the Rosedale tract on Orange Blossom Way in Azusa Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Home prices continue to trend upward in California. A report released Wednesday by CoreLogic reveals that prices for single-family attached and detached homes rose 5.8 percent … Continue reading With California housing prices surging, developers say they can’t build enough homes

Over the Edge for Habitat for Humanity Riverside will be at Riverside’s City Hall

~ who is brave enough to participate? ~ Over the Edge for Habitat for Humanity Riverside will be at Riverside’s City Hall   Over the Edge for Habitat for Humanity Riverside will raise awareness and funds to bring strength, stability, self-reliance, and shelter to veteran families in need of a decent place to live. RIVERSIDE, … Continue reading Over the Edge for Habitat for Humanity Riverside will be at Riverside’s City Hall

McMansion Popularity Surging for First Time Since Housing Bubble

McMansion Popularity Surging for First Time Since Housing Bubble Back in the mid-2000s, McMansions, or homes that were larger than 3,000 square feet, helped fuel the housing bubble as people started building bigger and better homes. Coupled with subprime mortgages, banks couldn’t keep up when people stopped paying their mortgages, and the market collapsed. Now, … Continue reading McMansion Popularity Surging for First Time Since Housing Bubble

Californians look for homes elsewhere

Californians look for homes elsewhere Posted by Carrie B. Reyes | Jun 22, 2017 | Home Sales, Real Estate News | 0 | California saw the highest share of homebuyers looking outside the state for their next home in the first quarter (Q1) of 2017, according to Redfin. In Los Angeles, 88% of residents searched … Continue reading Californians look for homes elsewhere

How high can Southern California housing prices go?

How high can Southern California housing prices go? Sky’s the limit, experts say While housing prices continue to rise in Southern California, experts say there is no sign of a bubble at this time. (ANA VENEGAS, ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER) By Jeff Collins, JeffCollins@scng.com, @RegJeffCollins on Twitter Posted: 06/26/17, 9:21 AM PDT | Updated: 2 hrs … Continue reading How high can Southern California housing prices go?

It’s Not Just You: 5 Signs Rent Is Totally Out of Control

It’s Not Just You: 5 Signs Rent Is Totally Out of Control Housing prices have soared so high in the U.S. that renting may increasingly look like a better option. But the truth is that rent prices are skyrocketing too. Here’s a look at how painful rent is for Americans lately, with no signs of … Continue reading It’s Not Just You: 5 Signs Rent Is Totally Out of Control