your best choice for a real estate agent serving ventura county ca: Buying a Ventura County Home This Year? This Should Be Your 1st Step! - 01/14/19 10:57 AM
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In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show that you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a mortgage before starting your search.
Even if you are not in an incredibly competitive market, understanding your budget will give you the confidence of knowing whether or not your dream home is within your reach.
Freddie Mac lays out … (0 comments)

your best choice for a real estate agent serving ventura county ca: Ventura County Home Values Trends and Mortgage Rate Update #TimeToBuy - 09/08/18 11:31 AM
 
 
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Weekly Mortgage Rate Update Bond yields increased Friday as investors reacted to a strong jobs report that included better-than-expected employment numbers and rising wages.
After the jobs release Friday morning, the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note topped 2.9 percent at midday, according to CNBC. Meanwhile, yields on 30 Year Treasurys and 2 Year Treasurys also increased. The yield on the two-year note topped 2.69 percent, its highest level since July 30, 2008.
Jobs number and wages are up
The August jobs report showed encouraging statistics, finishing above expectations at 201,000 total nonfarm payroll jobs. … (0 comments)

your best choice for a real estate agent serving ventura county ca: Now is not the time to worry yet. Enjoy the fall! #TimeToBuy - 09/06/18 02:47 PM

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The Seasons Are ChangingIt’s fall. School started again. My kids began their junior year in high school. Though they didn’t say anything about it and would certainly never admit it, I think they were glad at the change in their daily schedules that 6 hours of school brings. After all, school also brings their friends together, sports, and social events.
And parents’ schedules often change to accommodate school. You have to drive kids to school, to sports, and to the events. You have to make time to attend some of the school functions. You … (0 comments)

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Read more.    THE LOVE-HATE RELATIONSHIP ALL OWNERS HAVE WITH THEIR HOME, REVEALEDOwning a home is more … (2 comments)

your best choice for a real estate agent serving ventura county ca: HyperLocal Ventura County Real Estate Market Trends and Mortgage Rates - 03/03/18 11:32 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...
 
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Weekly Mortgage Rate Update A wide range of events influenced mortgage rates this week, including comments from the new Fed Chair, government policy … (2 comments)

your best choice for a real estate agent serving ventura county ca: 3 consejos para hacer que su sueño de comprar una casa se haga realidad [Infografía] - 12/08/17 08:22 AM
 
Algunos aspectos destacados Realtor.com compartió sus ‘5 hábitos para empezar ahora si quiere comprar una casa’. Configurar un plan de ahorro automático que ahorre una cantidad pequeña de cada cheque de pago es una de las mejores maneras de ahorrar sin pensarlo demasiado. Vivir con un presupuesto no solamente le ayudara a ahorrar para su pago inicial, pero le ayudara a pagar otras deudas que tal vez lo están reteniendo.
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your best choice for a real estate agent serving ventura county ca: 3 Tips for Making The Purchase Of Your Dream Home a Reality - 12/08/17 08:13 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....
Some Highlights: Realtor.com shared their “5 Habits to Start Now If You Hope to Buy a Home.” Setting up an automatic savings plan that saves a small amount of every … (0 comments)

your best choice for a real estate agent serving ventura county ca: Los precios de las casas subieron 7 % con respecto al año pasado - 12/06/17 12:20 PM
Los precios de las casas subieron 7 % con respecto al año pasado   Según el último Índice de los precios de las casas de CoreLogic, los precios nacionales de las casas han apreciado un 7.0 % desde octubre 2016 a octubre 2017. Esto marca el segundo mes consecutivo con un aumento del 7.0 % año tras año.
 
La falta de suministro de casas para la venta ha llevado a una presión ascendente sobre los precios de las casas a través del país, especialmente en áreas donde tanto el inventario de casas existentes como de las casas nuevas no se ha mantenido con … (0 comments)

your best choice for a real estate agent serving ventura county ca: Ventura County Home Prices UP an Average of 1.9% to 9.8% from LastYear - 12/06/17 12:11 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....
According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, national home prices have appreciated by 7.0% from October 2016 to October 2017. This marks the second month in a row with a 7.0% year-over-year … (2 comments)

your best choice for a real estate agent serving ventura county ca: Ventura County Fire, Steckel Park-Thomas Aquinas College-Update - 12/05/17 08:57 AM

Thousands of residents have been asked to leave their homes as a fast-moving fire whips through canyons and hillsides near Santa Paula and Ventura Monday night. The fire had burned 45,000 acres and destroyed 150 structures by 8 a.m. Tuesday.
Here are the latest updates:
Tuesday 8:25 a.m. Ventura College will be closed Tuesday, said David El Fattal, vice chancellor of business and administrative services at the Ventura County Community College District. Oxnard College and Moorpark College are open and Oxnard College is offering Red Cross assistance, he said. Emergency teams are operating on all campuses and Moorpark College is monitoring the situation due to … (0 comments)

your best choice for a real estate agent serving ventura county ca: La verdadera razón por la que los precios delas casas están aumentando - 12/03/17 09:01 AM

La verdadera razón por la que los precios de las casas están aumentando  30 30UTC noviembre 30UTC 2017  , First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates,Move-Up Buyers, Pricing Hay muchas teorías sin fundamentos sobre por qué el valor de las casas continúa aumentando. Desde aquellos preocupados porque los criterios de concesión de préstamos están de nuevo demasiado indulgentes (los datos muestran que no es cierto) hasta aquellos preocupados que los precios nuevamente están alcanzando los máximos del auge debido a la “exuberancia irracional” (esto también es falso ya que los precios no están a niveles máximos cuando son ajustados por la inflación), parece … (0 comments)

your best choice for a real estate agent serving ventura county ca: The Real Reason Ventura County Home Prices are Increasing #TimeToBuy - 12/03/17 08:52 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 as to why home values are continuing to increase. From those who are worried that lending standards are again becoming too lenient (data shows … (2 comments)

your best choice for a real estate agent serving ventura county ca: FHFA announced that the conforming loan limits will be increasing. - 12/03/17 08:38 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 FHFA announced that for the 2nd consecutive year the conforming loan limits will be increasing. Here is what this means. The maximum conforming loan limit will go from … (0 comments)

your best choice for a real estate agent serving ventura county ca: Watch Out!! After Long Night, Senate Passes Tax Reform - 12/02/17 01:53 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...
 
After Long Night, Senate Passes Tax Reform
After hours of discussion on the Senate floor, early Saturday morning the United States Senate secured the 50 votes needed to … (0 comments)

your best choice for a real estate agent serving ventura county ca: ¡El promedio de días en el mercado se redujo a 34! [Infografía] - 12/02/17 01:49 PM
 
Algunos aspectos destacados: La asociación nacional de REALTORS® Encuesto a sus miembros para su ‘Confidence Index’. El ‘REALTORS® Confidence Index’ es un indicador clave de la fortaleza del mercado de vivienda, basado en una encuesta mensual que se envía a más de 50,000 profesionales en bienes raíces. A los practicantes se les pregunta sobre sus expectativas para las ventas de las casas, los precios y las condiciones del mercado. Las casas se vendieron en menos de 60 días en 44 de los 50 estados, y Washington D.C. ¡Las casas típicamente entraron en contrato en 34 días en octubre!
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your best choice for a real estate agent serving ventura county ca: Ventura County Mortgage Rate Pre-Qual Update #TimeToBuy - 12/02/17 01:44 PM
Weekly Mortgage Rate Update Political headlines were the main influence on mortgage rates this week and caused a great deal of volatility. Stronger than expected economic data also was a factor. The positive and negative news was offsetting, however, and mortgage rates ended the week with little change.
THIS WEEK'S RATE TREND IS FLAT
 
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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 … (2 comments)

your best choice for a real estate agent serving ventura county ca: Las tasas de interes bajas tienen un gran impacto en su poder adquisitivo - 11/28/17 02:09 PM
Las tasas de interes bajas tienen un gran impacto en su poder adquisitivo  28 28UTC noviembre 28UTC 2017  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers   Según la última encuesta de Freddie Mac ‘Primary Mortgage Market Survey’, la tasa de interés hipotecaria fija a 30 años está actualmente en 3.92 %. ¡Lo que es aún muy baja en comparación con el historial reciente!
 
La tasa de interés que usted asegura al comprar una casa, no solamente afecta en gran manera su costo mensual de la vivienda, pero también afecta su poder adquisitivo.
El poder adquisitivo, sencillamente, es la cantidad de casa que usted puede … (0 comments)

your best choice for a real estate agent serving ventura county ca: Las ventas de las casas ya existentes se han aminorado por la falta de casas en el mercado - 11/24/17 08:40 AM
 
Algunos aspectos destacados: El inventario de casas ya existentes para la venta se ha reducido año tras año por los últimos 29 meses consecutivos y se encuentra con una oferta de 3.9 meses. Las ventas de casas ya existentes están en una tasa anual de 5.48 millones, el ritmo anual más alto desde junio de este año, pero 0.9% por debajo de octubre 2016. El Economista principal de NAR, Lawrence Yun, tuvo esto que decir: “Mientras que el mercado de la vivienda gano un poco más de impulso el mes pasado, las ventas todavía están por debajo de los niveles … (0 comments)

your best choice for a real estate agent serving ventura county ca: Existing Ventura County Home Sales Slowed by a Lack of Listings - 11/24/17 08:34 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....
Some Highlights: The inventory of existing homes for sale has dropped year-over-year for the last 29 consecutive months and is now at a 3.9-month supply. Existing home sales … (2 comments)

your best choice for a real estate agent serving ventura county ca: ¡Alerta de una burbuja! ¿Se está poniendo muy fácil conseguir una hipoteca? - 11/22/17 08:33 AM
¡Alerta de una burbuja! ¿Se está poniendo muy fácil conseguir una hipoteca?  22 22UTC noviembre 22UTC 2017  , First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers   No hay dudas de que es más fácil conseguir una hipoteca hoy que el año pasado. El Mortgage Credit Availability Index (Índice de disponibilidad del crédito hipotecario- MCAI por sus siglas en inglés),publicado por la Asociación de banqueros hipotecarios, muestra que el crédito hipotecario se ha vuelto más accesible  en cada uno de los últimos años. Solamente el año pasado:
 
Más compradores pusieron menos del 20 % de pago inicial para comprar una casa El promedio del … (0 comments)

 
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