your best real estate agent serving moorpark ca: Lack of Existing Home Inventory Slows Sales Heading into Fall - 09/22/17 07:22 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.
Some Highlights: The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their latest Existing Home Sales Report. First-time homebuyers made up 31% of all sales in August. Homes are selling quickly with 51% of homes on the market for less than a month. A limited supply continues to drive up prices for the 66th consecutive month.  
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your best real estate agent serving moorpark ca: US Housing Market Continues the Move into ‘Buy Territory’! - 04/18/17 08:38 AM
According to the Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index, the U.S. housing market has continued to move deeper into buy territory, supporting the belief that housing markets across the country remain a sound investment.
The BH&J Index is a quarterly report that attempts to answer the question:
In today’s housing market, is it better to rent or buy a home? The index examines the entire US housing market and then isolates 23 major cities for comparison. The researchers “measure the relationship between purchasing property and building wealth through a buildup in equity versus renting a comparable property and investing in a portfolio … (1 comments)

your best real estate agent serving moorpark ca: Consumer Confidence in Housing is Soaring #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor - 03/30/17 09:12 AM
The success of the housing market is strongly tied to the consumer’s confidence in the overall economy. For that reason, we believe 2017 will be a great year for real estate. Here is just a touch of the news coverage on the subject.
HousingWire: “Consumers’ faith in the housing market is stronger than it’s ever been before, according to a newly released survey from Fannie Mae.”
Bloomberg: “Americans’ confidence continued to mount last week as the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index reached the highest point in a decade on more-upbeat assessments about the economy and buying climate.”
Yahoo Finance: “Confidence continues to … (2 comments)

your best real estate agent serving moorpark ca: Thousand Oaks & Westlake Village Short Sale Specialist Home Values - 06/23/16 02:37 AM
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Buy Sell Communities Market Insider Blog About Market Insider The data on this page is consolidated from multiple sources and includes current listings, recent sales, and more. Whether you're a buyer or seller, the knowledge you gain will help put you in control of your real estate transactions.
Call or email anytime to discuss how this information can benefit you!
Market Analysis Community Info Local Schools Compare Areas Insider Tips   Price Trends - Sold vs. Listed   Understand the difference between "listing prices" (what sellers are asking for) and "sold prices" (what buyers are willing … (0 comments)

your best real estate agent serving moorpark ca: The Rent Is Still Too Damn High...and that could be a good thing! - 03/01/16 08:53 AM
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One in four home buyers say they want to buy a home because their rent is too high, according to a new survey by the brokerage Redfin of 750 home purchasers. The number of home buyers citing high rents as a main motivation to buy is rising – up from one in eight last August.
Read more: The 20 Hottest Housing Markets This Month
Still, affordability remains the chief concern on home buyers’ minds. Twenty percent are concerned about the limited number of homes … (2 comments)

your best real estate agent serving moorpark ca: Ventura County Mortgage Rate & Home Price Update #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor - 02/26/16 08:13 AM
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Weekly Mortgage Rate Update  The major U.S. economic data released over the past week was stronger than expected. Upside surprises were seen in GDP, durable orders, housing, and inflation. The impact on mortgage rates was small, however, and rates ended the week just a little higher. 
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your best real estate agent serving moorpark ca: DOES A BUYERS PERSONALIZED LETTER SWAY A SELLER’S DECISION? - 02/11/16 03:10 AM
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In today’s real estate market it is very common for buyers’ agents to show property, write an offer for their buyers and submit that offer via email without ever talking to the listing agent. When this happens, the listing agent and seller have no idea who the buyers are, why they are buying a home or why the seller should select their bid other than the price and terms on the contract. As I noted in a previous blog post, this is especially common with millennial-age buyers’ agents who are so used to communicating via text, … (2 comments)

your best real estate agent serving moorpark ca: That Was An Interesting Game #SB50 #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor - 02/08/16 03:03 AM
 Every One was telling us
how much better the
Panthers were and how
they would dominate the
game. I was hoping for
one last win for Payton so
he could get the monkey
off his back and go out in
style.....He Did!
 
 
 
 
 
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Buy Sell Market Insider About Switch to Map View         View Photos 12394 PALMER Drive Moorpark, CA 93021 $1,549,000 5 bds 6 ba 5851 sq ft Status: Active Listing #: 216001522 Wonderful dream home in Moorpark's gated Country Club Estates neighborhood now available. Turn-key and move-in ready, this updated 2-story home featur...     … (0 comments)

your best real estate agent serving moorpark ca: Home Prices In Moorpark #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor - 11/25/15 02:14 AM
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your best real estate agent serving moorpark ca: We Should Give Thanks! - 11/23/15 10:21 AM
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THURSDAY THOUGHTS ON LEADERSHIP: A TIME TO GIVE THANKS Today, let's talk about Thanksgiving. We as human beings work very hard and always maintain a strong work ethic. Yet, as busy as we get, there are times when it’s important to step back, reflect and be thankful for all we have and all of the people in our lives we’re blessed to have around us. There are many reasons why Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday (and no, it’s not just the food coma and football) but I want to share one … (5 comments)

your best real estate agent serving moorpark ca: Moorpark Homes For Sale and Real Estate Update #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor - 11/15/15 09:23 AM
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Market Analysis Community Info Local Schools Compare Areas Insider Tips   Price Trends - Sold vs. Listed   Understand the difference between "listing prices" (what sellers are asking for) and "sold prices" (what buyers are willing to pay).
By comparing these price trends, you'll have a good idea of where the market is heading. The median listing and sold property prices are calculated based on the market activity each month.
Some sales are not immediately available from public records. As they become available, the data are updated.
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your best real estate agent serving moorpark ca: THINK SMALL, It's Not What You Think... - 10/14/15 09:23 AM
   Creative disruption has a very specific definition in the context of an increasingly stale business world focused on the bottom line instead of innovation and progress.
 
Josh Linker's premise about creative disruption is masterfully detailed in his book, “The Road to Reinvention: How to Drive Disruption and Accelerate Transformation.” In essence, Josh says true disruption often comes from small, start-up companies. While large organizations are busy protecting the “Golden Goose,” entrepreneurs have nothing to defend … and this works in their favor. Their every thought must be about ways to break traditional business models rather than maintaining them; they must invent … (2 comments)

your best real estate agent serving moorpark ca: Retail Sales Fell Short of Expectations, and This Is GOOD News? - 10/14/15 05:17 AM
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your best real estate agent serving moorpark ca: Ventura County MortgageRate Update #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor - 10/04/15 07:35 AM
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Weekly Mortgage Rate Update Weaker than expected economic data released this week reduced the outlook for future inflation. This caused mortgage rates to improve, and they ended the week at their best levels since April.
THIS WEEK'S RATE TREND IS UP By Chris B Johnson Realtor, Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®, SFR®   More On Moorpark Real Estate
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your best real estate agent serving moorpark ca: Are Bi-Weekly Mortgage Companies Good For the Consumer? - 09/29/15 01:50 AM
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 We have seen this type of “business practice” pop up every  few years, only to get shut down as they show up on the feds  radar.
 Borrowers don’t need a middleman to perform this  service, they can simplysend 1 extra payment a year to their  lender, just mark it “Principal Reduction Only", and follow up  with the lender to ascertain it has indeed been applied to the principal balance.
 
It’s just this simple.
 
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau CFPB filed a lawsuit in federal district court against Nationwide Biweekly Administration, Loan Payment Administration, and Daniel Lipsky, the owner of … (0 comments)

your best real estate agent serving moorpark ca: Do You Think Qualifying for a Mortgage Getting Easier? - 09/23/15 01:50 AM
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Is Qualifying for a Mortgage Getting Easier?  Wednesday September 23rd, 2015  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers   There has been a lot of talk about how difficult it is to get a home mortgage in today’s lending environment. However, three recent reports have revealed that lending standards are beginning to ease. This is great news for both first time buyers and current homeowners looking to move … (2 comments)

your best real estate agent serving moorpark ca: Is it Finally Time For This Economy To Recover?? - 09/18/15 02:08 AM
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“I’m concerned that this recovery, if you want to call it that, has occurred without housing. It used to be that housing was the instigator for coming out of a recession or going into a recession. But really it was the economy and the stock market, frankly, that pulled housing along. So I wonder what that means when housing is discounted for widespread economic activity because, for the middle class, housing is the wealth creator. ” - … (0 comments)

your best real estate agent serving moorpark ca: Is Zillow Unravelling? - 09/16/15 03:39 AM
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If you have an advertising agreement with Zillow, you may want to review the conditions of the contract as Zillow appears to be in trouble, according to industry analysts.
 
Following two “downgrades” by Barclays there’s more troubling news for Zillow Group as they (Z and ZG) announced plans to sell Market Leader, a customer relationship management system, to the Perseus Division of Constellation Software, an international provider of software and services.
 
This couldn’t have come at a worse time as the CFPB has ruled the monies received from marketing service agreements (MSAs) violate RESPA section 8(a) while … (2 comments)

your best real estate agent serving moorpark ca: Can A Higher Credit score Really Buy You A Lower Interest Rate - 09/15/15 10:40 AM
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Low mortgage rates play a large factor whether home buyers are able to save tens of thousands of dollars in interest.
A one percent difference in the mortgage rate can save you $30,000 over 30 years for a mortgage valued at $150,000. Having a stellar credit report plays a critical factor in determining what interest rate lenders offer home buyers, but other issues such as the amount of your down payment can also impact it if you’ve decided on … (4 comments)

your best real estate agent serving moorpark ca: Most Experts Agree: There is No Housing Bubble - 09/15/15 01:54 AM
By Chris B Johnson Realtor,  Short Sale Options, Moorpark Short Sale , Thousand Oaks Short Sale,
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Most Experts Agree: There is No Housing Bubble There is no doubt that home prices in the vast majority of housing markets across the country are continuing to increase on a month over month basis. The following map (based on data from the latest CoreLogic pricing report) reveals the appreciation level by state:  

These increases in value have caused some to be concerned about a new price bubble forming in residential real … (0 comments)

 
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