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"The bottom of a real estate market is only visable when it is on it's way back up!" It's absolutely normal to want to purchase a home at the lowest possible price. The challenge is. that it can be very hard to predict what real estate markets will do and where the bottom actually is, ~ as we only know where the bottom was when it is on the way back up! Everyone wants to believe they made the best possible decision when purchasing a home. Typically, here in Southwest Riverside County fall is a great time to buy (12 comments)
Temecula School Holidays - 2011 - 08/29/11 12:52 PM
Temecula school Holidays - 2011 The next holiday is Monday, september 5th, 2011 See my other posts below: Temecula School Supply List Temecula School Calendar - Printable Temecula School Start Times Temecula Back To School Tips
For before and after school care go here: Or call the numbers below: Shannon Jones, Program Assistant (951) 506-7948 Kim Haupt, Program Assistant(951) 506-7061
Temecula Schools are California Distinguished Schools Temecula Schools Get High Marks Temecula Schools Are Among The Highest Rated In Riverside County
I've been a real estate broker here in Temecula (5 comments)
Investment Property Riverside County - Repaired Value Is Critical - 08/28/11 05:01 PM
Purchasing an investment property in Riverside County is giving many investors the opportunity to purchase rental property, and many are investing in Investment Property in Riverside County, for the very first time. One of the most important things to consider is the cost to repair a property.
Just because a property is low priced does not mean it is a good value.
There a many properties on the market now and some need so much work that they may not be worth the effort.
"Repaird Value", which is the value after the repair (2 comments)
A great neighborhood with super association amenities of Pool, parks, play equipment, BBQ'a, Basket ball courts, tennis courts and lake facilities. HOA fees are $90.00 per month.
Ideal home for investor as tenant would love to stay. Great for first time buyers or investor look at the income versus the costs and this home is perfect.
Subject home is number 5 on the map, Right under #4 Sold comparables are: #3 a 1226 sq. ft. home which sold at $142,000 on 7/31/11 (Bank owned (3 comments)
Moreno Valley Comparable Sales - 08/26/11 10:06 PM
Moreno Valley Investment Home located on Hollyhock Drive, Moreno Valley, California 92551 Bank Owned Home listed for 59 days as of 8/26/11. This property has been in escrow two times in the last 59 days. (Now active status again). This Moreno Valley Investment Home is Really only 3 bedrooms as it has a room conversion in the garage that does not have a closet. Although it is not a 4 bedroom the bonus room is a nice feature. Clean with new carpet and covered patio in back. 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 1540 sq. ft., Single Story, Built in 1990 Tax rate (0 comments)
Temecula School Supply List - 08/26/11 09:05 PM
Temecula Valley Unified School District, does not have a standard school supply item's list that is required. Each parent and or student should check with their teacher to find if there are any special requirements for school supplies. Some stores are distributing "School Supply Lists", to customers and these lists ARE NOT endorsed by Temecula Valley Unified School District, they are only "examples", of what your child's school or teacher may require, but again check with your child's teacher, before purchasing items from any lists that are distributed in stores. In other words the stores are trying to sell more items that my (0 comments)
Cash for Investment Homes, Riverside County - 08/25/11 05:07 PM
I've found so many little niche markets where investors can purchase Investment Homes in Riverside County, California, below market. There are great deals where Real Estate investors can make money on homes and already have equity when escrow closes. No investor wants to buy a home at market prices and Investment Homes in Riverside County can be purchased below market by doing some research. In certain areas Investment Homes in Riverside County can be purchased by cash investors 10-20% below market - Cash is always easier to negotiate the price down than a loan. Researching the rent income, ahead of time is (1 comments)
Top 5 iPad Apps for Real Estate - 08/25/11 03:56 PM
Jay O'Brien - Has some great insight into application for iPad, applications for Realtors! So many useful tools to keep us in the know and looking sharp and prepared. I escpecially like the PDF Expert!
http://facebook.com/JayTheHomeGuy http://twitter.com/JayTheHomeGuy www.JayTheHomeGuy.com Via Jay O'Brien : Kansas City : Social Media Guy (RE/MAX Revolution): After I wrote a blog about "How to Use the iPad for Real Estate" a couple of weeks ago (click here to read it!) I've had a bunch of comments and emails about what specific apps I've been using to make it work. Let me say that I'm not paid by any (3 comments)
The Price Per Square Foot Debate! - 08/22/11 09:23 PM
Buyers who get overly concerned with price per square foot can become very confused. Using only price per square foot for comparing properties gives buyers an unrealistic look at the real estate market in general. It's much better to use recent sold comparable homes, compared to the one you are thinking of buying, that are in similar condition, the same area and have the same number of bedrooms! Becoming obsessed with price per square foot can lead to making a purchase that you may regret later because there is no common price per square foot formula, due to the many different variables, (47 comments)
Temecula home sales stastics - Temecula neighborhoods, Temecula Valley Homes, are the most popular areas of Southwest Riverside County. Although Temecula home prices have declined, Temecula continues to show improvement in the median price of Temecula Homes Sold and remains a very popular place for families to raise their children due the the reputation of Temecula Schools. Below, are several charts showing information for Temecula Home Sales. Click the link to see Southwest Riverside County Home Sales for June 2010 compared to June 2011, for the most popular areas of Southwest Riverside County, California.
ALL CHARTS ARE CREATED USING SINGLE FAMILY (5 comments)
Menifee Home Sales Statistics - 08/21/11 07:54 PM
Menifee Homes, Menifee Bank Owned Homes - Menifee, like the rest of Riverside County, California has gone through dramatic ups and downs over the last four years. Below, are several charts showing information for Menifee home sales. Click the link to see Southwest Riverside County Home Sales for June 2010 compared to June 2011, for the most popular areas of Southwest Riverside County, California.
ALL CHARTS ARE CREATED USING SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED HOMES ONLY!
This first chart shows Menifee Median home sales and number of Menifee Homes sales over the last four years. The highest number of sales of Menifee Home Sales occurred in (1 comments)
Moreno Valley Home Sales Statistics - 08/21/11 06:05 PM
Moreno Valley Investment Homes, like the rest of Riverside County, California have gone through dramatic ups and downs over the last four years. Below are several charts showing information for Moreno Valley home sales. Click the link to see Southwest Riverside County Home Sales for June 2010 compared to June 2011, for the most popular areas of Southwest Riverside County, California.
ALL CHARTS ARE CREATED USING SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED HOMES ONLY!
This first chart shows median home sales and number of sales over the last four years. The highest number of Moreno Valley Home Sales occurred in December (1 comments)
Temecula School Calendar - 08/20/11 12:45 PM
Temecula Schools Printable Calendar - Click the link and print this Temecula School calendar and put it on your refridgerator! This Temecula School Calendar has other important information complete with phone numbers for Temecula Valley Unified School District, as well as all of the schools. Having raised my two boys in the Temecula School District I know the most difficult thing is to plan for the non-student days to keep everyone safe and supervised. Read my other informational posts about Temecula Schools! Temecula Schools are California Distinguished Schools Temecula Schools Get High Marks Temecula Schools Are Among The Highest Rated (4 comments)
Moreno Valley Investment Homes - 08/20/11 12:21 AM
Riverside County Real Estate Investing - Where can I buy an investment home for under $200,000 - in Riverside County? I get asked this question often! Moreno Valley Investment Homes -Moreno Valley has some great opportunities for investors who want to buy residential property and rent it to tenants. Moreno Valley Investors can also find Moreno Valley short sales that need back up offers, especially if they are cash back up offers. The reason is that many short sales start out with one offer and then by the time they are approved that buyer has become tired waiting. When searching for Moreno Valley Investment (5 comments)
Temecula Back to School Tips - 08/19/11 02:30 AM
Living here in the Temecula area for the last 20 years I have learned to maneuver the Temecula Public School system and being an active participant in my child's education by doing the following: (These are just common sense tips for all parents of school age children)! Make sure your student or students are on time to school - Temecula Valley Unified School District is really strict about tardiness! Adhering to Temecula School Start Times is imprortant! Introduce yourself to your childs teacher - Elementary and Middle School Grades - And if it's in your budget get them a cup of coffee from (2 comments)
Temecula Valley Unified School District is serious about being on time for school. It can be a challenge to be at school on time, especially for working parents but being on time is required by most school districts. Temecula Middle schools (5 comments)
New Home Sales Agents...Skip The Attitude And Just Tell Me About Your Community! - 08/17/11 09:12 PM
Let's face it the builders need resale agents right now! But do they like this fact? Some builders already have standing inventory from homes that they thought they would sell over the summer and heading into fall standing inventory is not good for builders! I want to know? Do you have any stainding inventory? (always my first question). What are your move in dates? What are your property Taxes? What are your HOA fees? Three of my sales in the last 18 months have been new homes. I routinely preview new home developments to find out whats going on in (11 comments)
Los Ranchitos is a community of 189 parcels that are between 2 and 5 acres. Los Ranchitos lot sizes are between 2 and 5 acres of rural countryside, right in the middle of Temecula.
Los Ranchitos is only five minutes to the freeway, but still maintains it's rural characteristics with horse trails, stately trees and a hilly terrain that boasts beautiful views from many Los Ranchitos properties. The name, Los Ranchitos means, "Little Ranches", and the horse trails are the community's largest asset according to the residents. Homes in Los Ranchitos are (5 comments)
If you were selling your home and had to get it ready for buyers to view it, would you want non pre-appvroved buyers to walk through your home? Probably not! Home shopping without a pre-approval is a waste of time for you, your agent, and the sellers of the owner occupied homes that must prepare their home for viewing!
Here's 7 reasons to get a loan pre-approval before you go house shopping.
1. The homes you look at may be over or under what you can afford, knowing what price you are approved for and (83 comments)
Apartments Temecula, Harveston - 08/14/11 11:34 PM
Here's another option for my clients wanting to re-locate here to Temecula, but want to "Settle In", before finding, "Just The Right Home". I would recommend Cape May at Harveston. The rates are reasonable and the terms are flexible. Cape May has 3 month leases available and they even accept pets. Cape May does not have furnished units but for furniture contact Brook Furniture, located in Temecula.
For more information about buying or renting a home in Temecula, please contact me via the methods below: FACEBOOK, LinkedIN, U-Tube, Twitter, Trulia Telephone: 866 621-0155
Contact me for information regarding New (1 comments)
Furnished Apartments Temecula, California - 08/14/11 07:12 PM
This post is for my out of town buyers considering a move to Temecula, California - Tuscany Ridge apartments has short term leases and also some "furnished" units available! My buyers from Illinois, Montana, and Michigan and Hawaii, who are considering a move to Temecula ~ but want to move here and wait for the perfect home to come on the market. Renting at Tuscany Ridge can offer a good option so that you are here when that perfect home arrives on the market. With your home sold all you have to do is wait, while you live the Temecula Wine (3 comments)
Play - It's as important as work! - 08/14/11 06:53 PM
While watching the Sunday morning news I saw this author, Stuart Brown and Christopher Vaughan, speaking about his book "Play". Browne warned against people taking life too seriously and making time for play. And went on to say that relieving the mind of work, stress, will actually make more room for better ideas and ways to approach the work day. I think instinctively we all know this but how many of us really make enough time for "Play". I plan on buying this book and reading it, I love psych books and the more positive like this one the better! (6 comments)
Crowne Hill Homes, Temecula - 08/14/11 06:15 PM
Crowne Hill Homes Temecula - There have been 7 Crowne Hill homes, sold in Temecula since July 1, 2011. The highest priced Crowne Hill Temecula home to sell was a 5 bedroom 4 bath, 3983 sq. ft. home that sold for $460,000, pictured at right. The home was originally priced at $509,000. Here's a snapshot of the activity for Crowne Hill Homes, Temecula since July 1st, 2011.
The least expensive Crowne Hill home is pictured at left and sold for $255,000, this home is 2446 square feet and has 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. Why is sold data (1 comments)
Temecula Valley Homes - 08/13/11 10:29 PM
Temecula Valley Homes ~ Temecula Home in GlenOaks Hills ~ Temecula Wine County Homes Beautiful Temecula Valley home located in GlenOaks Hills, the Temecula Wine Country - Main house with Casita, sq. ft. located on 3.5 acres in lovely Glenoaks Hills off of De Portola Road near Anza Road in Temecula. This Temecula Valley home is in near new condition, views from every window! Designed by renowned architect Paul Olson. Garage has over-sized roll up doors to accommodate higher vehicles. Other features of this Temecula Valley Home Include: UV glass dual pane windows/doors, New tile floors, granite counter tops throughout, tons (3 comments)
Temecula Cakes - Nothing Bundt Cakes - 08/13/11 08:47 PM
Temecula, California - This bakery makes the best cakes I have ever tasted! Located in Temecula in the Target Center on Ynez and Rancho California Roads.....It's a franchise and there are others but their secret to their cake batter is using real ingredients, real eggs, real butter, real sugar.....nothing fake, synthetic or manufactured! Tate & Dave Donner 27540 Ynez Road, Unit J1 Temecula, CA 92591 951.676.5284 Monday-Saturday: 9AM-7PM Sunday: 10AM-6PM We had the chocolate one at our office and I was in heaven eating it. They also have samples at the store! Click here to go to the site (5 comments)
Temecula Bank Owned Homes - 08/11/11 11:27 PM
Temecula bank owned homes are staying level statistically in the number of Temecula bank owned homes sold and the median price of a Temecula bank owned home. The chart below shows the number of active status Temecula bank owned homes from January through August. There are currently 61 Temecula Bank Owned Homes and the median price for a Temecula bank owned home is $254,450. This is up slightly from July and significantly up from June when the median price for a Temecula bank owned home was only $232,199.
To find out more about Temecula Bank Owned homes contact (4 comments)
Barley and Hops - Restaurant Review - 08/07/11 09:49 PM
Barley and Hops in Temecula is a great place to celebrate a 21st birthday, or any occasion really, and no I did not just turn 21 but my son did and he said he had a great time and that Barley and Hops had great atmosphere, and was an overall great place. Barley and Hops has an "Old World", tavern type of atmosphere and over 250 types of beer available. They also have 5 flat-screen T.V.'s and fast and a great selectin of food also. Here's the Barley and Hops website for more information!
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Active-Spam - Spam Inserted Directly Into Posts? - 08/07/11 09:24 PM
There is spam everywhere in a huge percentage of Activerain posts....Everywhere the word Real Estate, Heathcare, Home Inspection there have been links placed directly into posts! Some other computer hacker has taken completley over! I did not put these bogus links in this posts....What's going on? How can we stop it? FACEBOOK, LinkedIN, U-Tube, Twitter, Trulia
Contact me for information regarding New Homes Riverside County, Real Estate in Southwest Riverside County. My office is in Temecula, and I specialize in selling homes in the Murrieta and Temecula, Wine County, De Luz, La Cresta, Bear Creek, Murrieta, Wildomar and Menifee, Canyon Lake, Canyon Hills, (8 comments)
New Homes Riverside County - 08/07/11 03:27 PM
Right Now, New Homes Riverside County will have standing inventory that they will be willing to make deals on. I regularly visit the sales offices to find out what's going in the community. Calling on the sales offices in person is the only way to really find out what's going on and what deals can be made as far as what incentives the builder will be willing to throw into the deal. Yesterday, I took a client to some of the New Homes Riverside County that were specifically Single Story Homes. We visited Menifee New Homes that are single story only (2 comments)
Temecula Dog Walking Ordiance - 08/07/11 02:00 AM
Temecula has a leash law, meaning that dogs must be "on leash", when out and about with their owners. I take Max for a walk almost everyday, we actually run up to 3 miles and have encountered many "off leash", dogs, which usually causes problems. When other dogs run up to us Max has natural instincts to protect me, and he can become agressive. Some dog walkers think that most dogs are friendly and will even call out, "my dog is friendly", to which I reply, "mine is not, he is protective of me, so kindly stay away". Max is a (10 comments)
Temecula City Council Meeting - 08/06/11 08:33 PM
Temecula City Council Meeting Agenda - If you are contemplating a move to Temecula you may want to check out our Temecula City Council Agenda to find out what exactly is going on in the City of Temecula. The links below show how to watch the meeting on television which ais a great way to see what's going on in Temecula from distance! Meetings are held the second and fourth Tuesday of each month!
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Contact me for information regarding Real Estate in Southwest Riverside County. My office is in Temecula, and I specialize in selling homes in (3 comments)
Last February, the Temecula City Council, approved Universal Health Services request to build a first phase for Temecula Regional Hospital. However, the Temecula City Council stipulated that if the hospital developer fails to pour building foundations for the first phase by Feb. 2012, it would revoke Universal’s permits and force it to forfeit $5 million to the city. Temecula residents have been disappointed by many schedule failures of a hospital being built in Temecula. A story published in March of 2009 said that "construction of Temecula Regional Hospital was to begin in October 2009". Of course that never (1 comments)
Temecula Pool Homes - 08/06/11 11:28 AM
Where else can you purchase beautiful homes with private pools in the $300,000 to $400,000 price range? Temecula, that's where!
Temecula Pool Home #1 In fact this Temecula Pool Home located in the Vintage Hills Community is actually priced at $289,150 This Temecula Pool home is a Bank Owned Home and is a 4 bedroom 3 bathroom, 2500 sq. ft. home.
This Temecula Pool Home has a view of the park as it's lot is elevated. It also has a three car garage! Here's an angle of the pool/spa on the left....... and one more (6 comments)
Standard and Poor's, lowered the U.S. credit rating late this afternoon. Our AAA rating has gone down to AA+. Moody's and Fitch for now have kept the AAA credit rating that the U.S. has had since 1917. The three credit reporting agencies, have reported for months that instabilities due to the debt incurred by the U.S. could change the rating. Just Google the topic and there will be articles dating back months that say the U.S. credit rating could tumble. This is important to investor client's purchasing Riverside County Investment Homes, who are contemplating pulling money out of the (8 comments)
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