Why Interest Rates Don’t Matter

Over the past decade, the 30-year mortgage interest rate has hit and hovered at the lowest rates in history, with the lowest monthly average posting at only 3.31 percent. The days of three percent mortgages have probably gone forever but while current rates hover in the mid-four percent range, and even as they climb in the coming years up to six percent, savvy investors will be buying homes.

Keeping Your Indoor Environment Cleaner and More Comfortable

Californians choose their home based on location, floor plan, price and size. All of these items, regardless of which is the top of the list and which is at the bottom, can boil down to comfort. We need the right neighborhood, layout, payment, and space in order to be comfortable in our home. Please notice that a major component of the comfort equation was left completely off the list above, which is the environmental comfort of our home.

Bringing the American Dream of Homeownership to Veterans

As Americans, we should all be thankful for those that serve in our armed forces and we should take great pride in the work they do, supporting them however we can. In the Baldy View region, we have paid tribute to and laid to rest many fallen heroes, including the first California soldier to die fighting in World War One – Ralph T. Kingery, who lived in Ontario when he was entered the service in 1917. When his body returned home, Ontario honored him with a full military funeral and a shutdown of the entire city on the day of his services.

Bureau of Reclamation Official to Address San Bernardino County Water Conference

The Building Industry Association (BIA) Baldy View Chapter is pleased to announce that Jack Simes, Acting Area Manager for the Bureau of Reclamation’s Southern California Area Office, is this year’s special guest speaker at the 12th annual San Bernardino County Water Conference. The event will take place Friday, August 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel in Ontario, CA.