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Will your family be safe in your first home? - 04/24/11 01:17 PM
Buying a first home is a very exciting time for first time home buyer families, and sometimes they might forget it's a "wild world" out there. First time homebuyers in Temecula, Murrieta and other portions of Riverside and San Diego County now have the ability to see if their new neighborhood is safe. Providing for our family's safety is paramount to our decision when selecting a city like Temecula or Murrieta or even a neighborhood like Temecula Crowne Hill or Redhawk. Murrieta and Temecula two of America's safest cities You can't escape crime completely, but you can make an informed decision (2 comments)
A Crystal ball for first time home buyers in Riverside County - 04/16/11 03:33 PM
First time home buyers in Riverside County have a tremendous amount of information and data available to help them make the right buying decision for them and their family. Our market trends report lets you know what’s going on today. The foreclosure filings and outcomes report gives you insight into what the future holds for homes about to hit the market. But what if you're still investigating the housing market and your decision is 2 months or even 6 months down the road? First time home buyers can think of this page as their “crystal ball”. Now you can see (based (0 comments)
Will there be foreclosed homes in the future for first time home buyers? - 04/16/11 03:21 PM
Part of being an educated first time home buyer is understanding the local real estate market. That understanding includes not only current market trends but also how future trends will influence your decision to buy. On this page you can get a glimpse of foreclosure filings and outcomes. This will help you gauge where the market is heading. Click here for more information on the homes in foreclosure Foreclosure Filings - 06065 - Foreclosure Filings What does it mean? Like all data it can be interpreted in a number of ways, but when taken in context with the next chart of (0 comments)
Prices are low! Mortgages are cheap! but you can't get one! - 04/08/11 02:10 PM
That was the headline on CNNMoney on Monday and I couldn’t help but wonder what the heck they were talking about, so of course I was compelled to read further.“Yep, mortgage interest rates are low, but there's a catch: It doesn't matter how cheap rates are if you can't get a loan.”“And these days, only highly qualified borrowers can get financing -- let alone the best rates.”"Good borrowers with one or two blemishes on their credit are being denied credit," said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors.”No wonder first time home buyers are confused.Now all of this (4 comments)
If you're a first time home buyer there is so much conflicting news it's impossible to know if now really is the time to buy your first home. Unfortunately, most of the information you're seeing and hearing has a "can't see the forest for the trees" approach. Most of the data, good and bad, focuses on month over month or year over year declines or increases in sales numbers and property values. While that's a good approach for a "sound byte" driven media, industry professionals know better. Real estate has always been (or should have been) viewed as a long (2 comments)
First Time Home Buyer Program for California State Employees - 04/03/11 12:55 PM
First time home buyers who happen to be California State or municipal employees have a first time home buyer program they may not know about.For years first time home buyers who were California state employees used the CalPers Home Loan program to buy their first home. Recently, CalPers got out of the home loan business (which may not be a bad thing as far as your pensions are concerned), and left many of these employees wondering if they would be able to get on the path to homeownership.The CalPers Home Loan program, though not limited to first time home buyers, was (0 comments)
Housing Market explodes overnight! - 04/01/11 02:44 PM
Overnight the housing market for first time home buyers has exploded. First time home buyers are lining up to take advantage of today's affordable homes and record low interest rates.
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