For homebuyers looking to attain the American Dream of homeownership or homeowners looking to refinance their homes for a more desirable mortgage rate and/or additional cash, 2019 is shaping up to be an excellent year to be a homeowner.
What will new homes look like in 2019 and how are decisions regarding design and features made? Home design and construction has evolved dramatically from the time California began establishing itself as an economic power center pre-World War II to what we have become today as one of the largest economies in the world and the most populated state in the country.
Our hearts remain heavy for those affected by the devastating wildfires throughout our state last month - the results of which have Californians perplexed on whether or not we should be rooting for heavy rains this winter.
Because the home is for most Americans the biggest and best investment they will ever make, home buyers must be familiar with every step of the buying and lending process to navigate a successful home purchase – especially at the closing.
According to the most recent housing figures released last month, San Bernardino County continues to lead Southern California in housing affordability. CoreLogic, Inc., a major California-based corporation that provides financial, property and consumer information, indicated that the median price for a San Bernardino County home is $325,000.
The holiday season, with shorter days and longer nights, pose challenges to some homeowners that are less prevalent throughout the rest of the year. Keeping your home and any guests you might be entertaining this season safe should be near the top of your holiday wish list.
The holiday season is on its way and, for many during this season, home shopping goes on the backburner. However, for homebuyers who are ready to greet the New Year from the front porch of their newly acquired slice of the American Dream, here are some holiday gift suggestions for the friends and family of those dedicated few.
One of the key reasons the Baldy View region is one of the most desirable destinations for homebuyers and homeowners is because it offers three unique and distinct environments: lush valleys, towering mountain ranges and scenic deserts.
Homeownership, whether a single family detached home or multi-family attached home, comes with a great many benefits and a seemingly equivalent amount of responsibilities. As a renter, you are free to leave the responsibility for upkeep, appearance and insurance up to your landlord.
If you are like me, the thought of signing all of your loan documents at the close of escrow was a fairly brain stretching ordeal. The sheer volume of signatures and documents is almost enough to make someone reconsider just how important this piece of the American Dream is for them.