top ten realtor in ventura county: El problema de la oferta & demanda azotando la construcción nueva - 06/21/17 02:32 PM
El problema de la oferta & demanda azotando la construcción nueva  21 21UTC junio 21UTC 2017  Housing Market Updates, New Construction   Muchos economistas de bienes raíces han pedido a los constructores de casas incrementar la producción para ayudar a aliviar la escasez de inventario de casas para la venta en los Estados Unidos. El inventario añadido sin duda ayudaría a los compradores en su búsqueda para asegurar la casa de sus sueños, mientras que también ayudaría a disminuir el aumento en los precios en todo el país.
 
Desafortunadamente para los constructores, ¡hay muchas fuerzas que están haciendo difícil que ellos hagan … (0 comments)

top ten realtor in ventura county: 24425 Woolsey Canyon Road #72, West Hills, 91304 - 06/21/17 02:07 PM
Million Dollar Views for one third the price!! This truly is a see it to believe it opportunity. The home is perched at the apex of the Premier Developers Lot with 270 degree sweeping views of the entire West Valley. If you love to entertain, then you must see this home. You can enjoy the night lights from all three patio's and decks which are on all 3 sides of this home. The living room takes in these dramatic view in all their glory. A full wet bar and gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops & views! As we move through … (0 comments)

top ten realtor in ventura county: Ventura County's Problem With New Home Development #TimeToSell - 06/21/17 01:45 PM
The Supply & Demand Problem Plaguing New Construction Many real estate economists have called on new home builders to ramp up production to help relieve the shortage of inventory of homes for sale throughout the United States. The added inventory would no doubt aid buyers in their search to secure their dream home, while also helping to ease price increases throughout the country.
Unfortunately for builders, there are many forces that are making it difficult for them to do just that!
Last week at the National Association of Real Estate Editors 51st Annual Conference,CoreLogic’s Chief Economist Frank Nothaft broke down the 4 ‘L’s of New Home … (0 comments)

top ten realtor in ventura county: Ventura County Home Values, Expect the ‘longest economic expansion’... - 06/20/17 09:44 AM
Expect the ‘longest economic expansion’ since WWII, says economistDon't hold your breath for a recession anytime soon, says Cushman & Wakefield's global chief economist BYAMBER TAUFEN Staff Writer   JUN 15  Key Takeaways Kevin Thorpe, global chief economist at Cushman & Wakefield, thinks there's little cause to worry about a recession in the next couple of years. Consumer confidence is high, and although the government is experiencing gridlock in Washington, D.C., Thorpe expects at least a few of President Trump's financial policies to pass. There's a labor shortage that's more acute than we've seen in years, and office space is being overbuilt. … (2 comments)

top ten realtor in ventura county: Ventura County HyperLocal Real Estate Values & Mortgage Rate Update - 06/18/17 10:46 AM
Weekly Real Estate Values & Mortgage Rate Update  Weaker than expected retail sales and inflation data was favorable for mortgage rates this week. However, the Fed meeting was viewed as negative and offset some of the improvement. Mortgage rates ended the week a little lower, near the best levels of the year.
THIS WEEK'S RATE TREND IS DOWN
 
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top ten realtor in ventura county: Time to Sell Your Moorpark Home #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor #TimeToSell - 06/17/17 09:42 AM

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top ten realtor in ventura county: ¿Están los precios de las viviendas acercándose al territorio de la - 06/16/17 06:18 PM
¿Están los precios de las viviendas acercándose al territorio de la burbuja?  15 15UTC junio 15UTC 2017  For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Pricing   A medida que el valor de las viviendas continúa aumentando, algunos se preguntan si nos estamos acercando a otra burbuja de la vivienda. Zillow acaba de informar que:
 
“El valor nacional de las viviendas ha superado el máximo alcanzado durante la burbuja de la vivienda y están en su valor más alto en más de una década”.
Aunque esta declaración es correcta, debemos darnos cuenta que alcanzar los precios de una década atrás no significa que estamos con números de la burbuja. … (0 comments)

top ten realtor in ventura county: Are Ventura County Home Prices Approaching Bubble Territory? - 06/16/17 06:16 PM
Are Home Prices Approaching Bubble Territory??? As home values continue to rise, some are questioning whether we are approaching another housing bubble. Zillow just reported that:
“National home values have surpassed the peak hit during the housing bubble and are at their highest value in more than a decade.”
Though that statement is correct, we must realize that just catching prices of a decade ago does not mean we are at bubble numbers. Here is a graph of median prices as reported by the National Association of Realtors (NAR).

We can see that prices rose during the early 2000s, fell during the crash and have risen … (1 comments)

top ten realtor in ventura county: Renovaciones domésticas principales para el máximo Rol - 06/16/17 10:19 AM
Renovaciones domésticas principales para el máximo Rol [INFOGRAFíA]  16 16UTC junio 16UTC 2017  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers  
 
Algunos aspectos destacados: Sea que usted está vendiendo su casa, acaba de comprar su primera casa o es un propietario que planea quedarse por un tiempo; tiene valor el saber cuáles proyectos de renovación doméstica le otorgará más en retorno de inversión (Rol). Mientras que proyectos grandes como agregar un baño o una remodelación completa de la cocina son formas populares de aumentar el valor de una casa, algo tan simple como actualizar los jardines o un exterior atractivo … (0 comments)

top ten realtor in ventura county: Top Ventura County Home Renovations for Maximum ROI #TimeToSell - 06/16/17 10:12 AM
Top Home Renovations for Maximum ROI [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: Whether you are selling your home, just purchased your first home, or are a homeowner planning to stay put for a while, there is value in knowing which home improvement projects will net you the most Return On Investment (ROI). While big projects like adding a bathroom or a complete kitchen remodel are popular ways to increase a home’s value, something as simple as updating landscaping and curb appeal can have a quick impact on a home’s value. For more information about top renovation projects that net you the most ROI, you can … (4 comments)

top ten realtor in ventura county: los precios de las viviendas acercándose al territorio de la burbuja? - 06/15/17 07:08 PM
¿Están los precios de las viviendas acercándose al territorio de la burbuja?  15 15UTC junio 15UTC 2017  For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Pricing   A medida que el valor de las viviendas continúa aumentando, algunos se preguntan si nos estamos acercando a otra burbuja de la vivienda. Zillow acaba de informar que:
 
“El valor nacional de las viviendas ha superado el máximo alcanzado durante la burbuja de la vivienda y están en su valor más alto en más de una década”.
Aunque esta declaración es correcta, debemos darnos cuenta que alcanzar los precios de una década atrás no significa que estamos con números de la burbuja. … (2 comments)

top ten realtor in ventura county: Say It Ain't So!! Are Zero-Down Loans Making a Comeback? #TimeToSell!! - 06/15/17 04:18 PM
Your buyers may soon be able to bring less to closing. They were blamed for precipitating the housing crisis years ago, but major lenders are giving no- and low-down payment loans another shot.
Read more: The Big Down Payment Myth
Several major lenders are reportedly offering loans with just 1 percent down. Navy Federal, the nation’s largest credit union, offers its members zero-down mortgages in amounts up to $1 million. NASA Federal Credit Union markets zero-down mortgages as well. Quicken Loans, the third highest volume lender, offers 1 percent down payment options, as does United Wholesale Mortgage. And the Department of Veterans Affairs has … (6 comments)

top ten realtor in ventura county: Rising Home Prices: Is Another Ventura County Bubble in the Making? - 06/15/17 01:20 PM
Rising Home Prices: Is Another Bubble in the Making? Summer 2017 We are now seeing record high selling prices for homes in many markets of California and the nation.
The sky high home values that seemed unbelievable back in 2007 have now been eclipsed in many of the larger markets of the state. The markets in the Bay Area now boast the highest values and record fast sell times.
Demand Conditions Employment is strong throughout the state. In all coastal counties, the unemployment rate is now at the full employment level, meaning that job opportunities are relatively abundant and wages are … (0 comments)

top ten realtor in ventura county: La VERDAD detrás del debate de ALQUILAR Vs COMPRAR - 06/14/17 08:02 AM
La VERDAD detrás del debate de ALQUILAR Vs COMPRAR  14 14UTC junio 14UTC 2017  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates   En un ‘blog’ publicado el viernes pasado, Diana Olnick de CNBC informó sobre los últimos resultados del Índice de comprar vs alquilar de FAU. El índice analiza todo el mercado de la vivienda y luego aísla los 23 mercados principales para la comparación. Los investigadores en FAU utilizan una “comparación de ‘la carrera de caballos’ entre un individuo que está comprando una casa y un individuo que alquila una casa de calidad similar y reinvierte todo el dinero que de lo contrario invertiría en la vivienda”.
 
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top ten realtor in ventura county: #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor The TRUTH Behind the RENT vs. BUY Debate - 06/14/17 07:52 AM
In a blog post published last Friday, CNBC’s Diana Olnick reported on the latest results of the FAU Buy vs. Rent Index. The index examines the entire US housing market and then isolates 23 major markets for comparison. The researchers at FAU use a “‘horse race’ comparison between an individual that is buying a home and an individual that rents a similar-quality home and reinvests all monies otherwise invested in homeownership.”
Having read both the index and the blog post, we would like to clear up any confusion that may exist. There are three major points that we would like to counter:
1. The Title The CNBC blog post … (1 comments)

top ten realtor in ventura county: 4 Reasons to Buy This Summer! #TimeToBuy #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor - 06/12/17 07:53 PM
Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today, instead of waiting.
1. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 7.1% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to increase at a rate of 4.9% over the next year.
The bottom in home prices has come and gone. Home values will continue to appreciate for years. Waiting no longer makes sense.
2. Mortgage Interest Rates Are Projected to Increase Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey shows that interest rates for a 30-year mortgage have remained around 4%. Most experts … (0 comments)

top ten realtor in ventura county: Could More Summer Inventory be on the Way? #TimeToSell - 06/12/17 08:51 AM
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New Buyers Unafraid to Jump into the Housing Market Genworth Mortgage Insurance recently released their inaugural report on first-time homebuyers. Source data dates back to 1994 and analyzes over 20 million records.
The survey tracks home sales to first-time homebuyers on a monthly basis, publishes quarterly, and compares the data against national housing market indicators. It is also singles out and identify homebuyers that purchased their home using a VA loan, USDA loan, FHA loan, or with a low downpayment coupled with mortgage insurance instead of the traditional 20 percent downpayment that has historically been required.
The report found that this … (0 comments)

top ten realtor in ventura county: Ventura County Homes Continue To Build Equity #TimeToSell - 06/10/17 09:49 AM
Underwater Mortgages Drop by 3 Percent Negative equity dropped over the first quarter, with the total value of underwater mortgages declining by more than $283 billion since the start of the year, according to the CoreLogic Q1 2017 Equity Insights Report released on Thursday. The national aggregate value fell 0.9 percent over the quarter and 7.1 percent since Q1 2016.
In total, the number of underwater residential mortgages dropped 3 percent since Q4 2016 and 24 percent over the year. Still, about 3.1 million residential mortgages—or 6.1 percent of all U.S. mortgages—remain underwater as of Q1, according to the report. At their peak … (0 comments)

top ten realtor in ventura county: Ventura County Weekly Real Estate & Mortgage Rate Update - 06/09/17 03:29 PM

 During a light week for economic reports, investors were focused on three big events. There was little reaction to the events, however. For the first time in a month, mortgage rates ended the week a little higher, rising from the best levels of the year.
THIS WEEK'S RATE TREND IS UP  
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top ten realtor in ventura county: Chris B Johnson REALTOR® - Luxury Home and Estate Specialist - 06/08/17 08:27 AM
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