sell for more and pay less: 4 Proven Ways Your Home Can Build Sizable Family Wealth #TimeToBuy - 01/30/19 01:09 PM
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Recently, David Greene, co-host of the BiggerPockets podcast and a nationally renowned author and speaker, wrote an article in Forbes explaining how investing in real estate could help build wealth. Many of the points he made also apply to a family owning their own home. Here are a few:
1. Appreciation “The rising of home prices over time, is how the majority of wealth is built in real estate. This is the ‘home run’ you hear of when people make a large windfall of money. While prices fluctuate, over the long run real estate values have always gone up, always, and … (0 comments)

sell for more and pay less: 3 Things You Need in a Shifting Ventura County Real Estate Market #TimeToSell - 01/24/19 11:04 AM
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Whether you are thinking of selling your house or buying a home, today’s real estate headlines can be confusing – perhaps even concerning. What is actually happening with mortgage rates? Are home values dropping or are they just rising at a slower pace? What impact will the economy have on the housing market?
If you are either a buyer or seller (or both), you need to know what it will mean to your family if you go ahead with the move. You need to understand three things:
1. What is happening in the housing market … (2 comments)

sell for more and pay less: Has The Slowing SoCal Housing Market Finally Bottomed? #TimeToBuy - 01/19/19 10:15 AM
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The real estate industry will soon see what kind of impact weeks of declining mortgage rates have had on home sales. Will it provide the boost some experts are predicting?
Since early November, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has fallen nearly half a percentage point, from 4.94 percent to 4.45 percent, where it stood at the end of this week. This could provide an important incentive for potential home buyers to make … (0 comments)

sell for more and pay less: What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year 2 Buy Your Ventura County Home? - 01/18/19 08:36 AM
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Some Highlights: The cost of waiting to buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time. Freddie Mac predicts interest rates to rise to 5.1% by the end of 2019. CoreLogic predicts home prices to appreciate by 4.8% over the next 12 months. If you are ready and willing to buy your dream home, find out if you are able to! #5StarREALTOR®
Your home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a … (0 comments)

sell for more and pay less: Last Chance! Ventura County Homes are a Bargain Compared 2 Historic Norms - 01/17/19 09:24 AM
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A loaf of bread used to be a nickel. A movie ticket was a dime.  Not anymore. Houses were also much less expensive than they are now. Inflation raised the price of all three of those items, along with the price of almost every other item we purchase.
The reason we can still afford to consume is that our wages have also risen over time. The better measure of whether an item is more expensive than it was before is what percentage of our income it takes to purchase that item today compared to earlier. Let’s … (0 comments)

sell for more and pay less: Ventura County Mortgage Rates Fall to 9-Month Lows #TimeToBuy #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor - 01/12/19 09:52 AM
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Mortgage rates posted more drops this week, lowering the borrowing costs of potential home shoppers and refinancers. Rates are now at a nine-month low, which helped boost mortgage applications more than 20 percent this week.
“Lower mortgage rates combined with continued income growth and lower energy prices are all positive indicators for consumers that should lead to a firming of home sales,” says Sam Khater, Freddie Mac’s chief economist.
Freddie Mac reports the following national averages with mortgage rates for the week ending Jan. 10:
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sell for more and pay less: Home Prices Up 6.34% Across the Country & Mortgage Rates Are Down! - 12/01/18 01:04 PM
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Your home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a professional to guide you through all your real estate transactions. My goal is to help 24 to 28 families each year either buy or sell a home. I am NOT interested in Selling 100 or 200 homes a year because I would not be able to give each family the time, attention and energy they deserve....
Some Highlights: The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest Quarterly Home Price Index report. In the report, home prices are compared both regionally and by state. Based … (8 comments)

sell for more and pay less: How much do house flippers make selling in LA? #TimeToBuy #FixNFlip - 11/24/18 10:36 AM
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Your home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a professional to guide you through all your real estate transactions. My goal is to help 24 to 28 families each year either buy or sell a home. I am NOT interested in Selling 100 or 200 homes a year because I would not be able to give each family the time, attention and energy they deserve....
More than 10,000 homes were flipped in 2017 By Elijah Chiland  Nov 19, 2018, 3:13pm PST   In some LA neighborhoods, more than 20 percent of homes … (1 comments)

sell for more and pay less: #TimeToBuy Will Your Side Hustle Buy You a House This Year? #HyperLocal - 11/21/18 10:00 AM
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Your home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a professional to guide you through all your real estate transactions. My goal is to help 24 to 28 families each year either buy or sell a home. I am NOT interested in Selling 100 or 200 homes a year because I would not be able to give each family the time, attention and energy they deserve......
The top concern for most first-time home buyers is their ability to save for a down payment. According to a new survey, 36% of millennials took on a second job … (1 comments)

sell for more and pay less: Where are SoCal Home Values Headed over the Next Few Years? #TimeToBuy - 10/25/18 09:39 AM
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Your home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a professional to guide you through all your real estate transactions. My goal is to help 24 to 28 families each year either buy or sell a home. I am NOT interested in Selling 100 or 200 homes a year because I would not be able to give each family the time, attention and energy they deserve.....
There are many questions about where home prices will be next year as well as where they may be headed over the next several years to come. We have … (3 comments)

sell for more and pay less: Will Ventura County Home Prices Continue to Increase? #TimeToBuy - 10/22/18 09:58 AM
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Your home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a professional to guide you through all your real estate transactions. My goal is to help 24 to 28 families each year either buy or sell a home. I am NOT interested in Selling 100 or 200 homes a year because I would not be able to give each family the time, attention and energy they deserve.......
There are many unsubstantiated theories about what is happening with home prices. From those who are worried that prices are falling (data shows this is untrue), to those who are concerned that … (1 comments)

sell for more and pay less: The True Cost of RENTING Your Ventura County Home #HyperLocal #TimeToBuy - 10/08/18 10:50 AM
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Your home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a professional to guide you through all your real estate transactions. My goal is to help 24 to 28 families each year either buy or sell a home. I am NOT interested in Selling 100 or 200 homes a year because I would not be able to give each family the time, attention and energy they deserve......
Owning a home has great financial benefits, yet many continue to rent! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has been a … (3 comments)

sell for more and pay less: Ventura County Mortgage Rates Drop Slightly for First Time in 5 Weeks - 10/06/18 11:11 AM
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Your home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a professional to guide you through all your real estate transactions. My goal is to help 24 to 28 families each year either buy or sell a home. I am NOT interested in Selling 100 or 200 homes a year because I would not be able to give each family the time, attention and energy they deserve......
Borrowers saw a slight cool down in mortgage rates this week following last week’s seven-year high. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dipped for the first time after five consecutive weeks of … (2 comments)

sell for more and pay less: Are We About to Enter a Buyers’ Market? #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor - 10/04/18 11:08 AM
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Your home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a professional to guide you through all your real estate transactions. My goal is to help 24 to 28 families each year either buy or sell a home. I am NOT interested in Selling 100 or 200 homes a year because I would not be able to give each family the time, attention and energy they deserve......
Home sales are below last year’s levels, home values are appreciating at a slower pace, and there are reports showing purchasing demand softening. This has … (3 comments)

sell for more and pay less: Ventura County Weekly Mortgage Rate & Home Values Update #TimeToBuy - 09/29/18 11:10 AM

Weekly Mortgage Rate Update The two biggest economic events this week, Wednesday's Fed meeting and Friday's inflation data, both were favorable for mortgage rates overall, and rates ended slightly lower. 
THIS WEEK'S RATE TREND IS DOWN
 

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Your home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a professional to guide you through all your real estate transactions. My goal is to help 24 to 28 families each year either buy or sell a home. I am NOT interested in Selling 100 or 200 homes a year because I would not be … (2 comments)

sell for more and pay less: 25% of Ventura County Homes with a Mortgage are Now Equity Rich! #TimeToSell - 09/21/18 11:45 AM

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Your home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a professional to guide you through all your real estate transactions. My goal is to help 24 to 28 families each year either buy or sell a home. I am NOT interested in Selling 100 or 200 homes a year because I would not be able to give each family the time, attention and energy they deserve........
Rising home prices have been in the news a lot lately and much of the focus has been on whether home prices are accelerating too … (0 comments)

sell for more and pay less: Trade Talks Tariffs and Mortgage Rates #TimeToBuy #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor - 09/04/18 10:05 AM
                                        
Talk of trade deals and tariffs delivered the market moving news this week as bond yields ebbed and flowed with news of a trade deal with Mexico, negotiations with Canada and the next round of tariffs on Chinese goods.
Markets reacted with optimism to news this week of a new trade deal between the Trump administration and Mexico. The deal to replace the existing NAFTA policy, which would have to be approved by Congress, places new restrictions on the automotive industry … (0 comments)

sell for more and pay less: Rent or Own: Either Way You’re Paying A Ventura County Mortgage! - 08/28/18 09:29 AM
#SellYourHomeForMoreandPayLess #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor #SellersPayZEROCommission  #ListYourHome&PayNoCommission #BetterThanFSBO #5StarREALTOR®
Your home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a professional to guide you through all your real estate transactions. My goal is to help 24 to 28 families each year either buy or sell a home. I am NOT interested in Selling 100 or 200 homes a year because I would not be able to give each family the time, attention and energy they deserve....
There are some people who have not purchased homes because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize, however, that … (0 comments)

sell for more and pay less: #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor LA and Ventura County Home Values and Loan Rates - 08/13/18 09:57 AM
#SellYourHomeForMoreandPayLess #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor #SellersPayZEROCommission  #ListYourHome&PayNoCommission #BetterThanFSBO
Your home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a professional to guide you through all your real estate transactions. My goal is to help 24 to 28 families each year either buy or sell a home. I am NOT interested in Selling 100 or 200 homes a year because I would not be able to give each family the time, attention and energy they deserve....
Weekly Mortgage Rate Update Looking ahead, Retail Sales will be released on Wednesday. Consumer spending accounts for about 70% of all economic activity in the U.S., and … (1 comments)

sell for more and pay less: Ventura County Home Values-Supply & Demand Will Determine Future Home Values - 08/10/18 09:22 AM
#SellYourHomeForMoreandPayLess #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor #SellersPayZEROCommission  #ListYourHome&PayNoCommission #BetterThanFSBO
Your home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a professional to guide you through all your real estate transactions. My goal is to help 24 to 28 families each year either buy or sell a home. I am NOT interested in Selling 100 or 200 homes a year because I would not be able to give each family the time, attention and energy they deserve....
Will home values continue to appreciate throughout 2018? The answer is simple: YES! – as long as there are more purchasers in the market than there … (0 comments)

 
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