203k renovation program: Kitchen Investment or a turn off - 10/03/23 04:41 AM
You want your kitchen be a dreamcatcher To meet your needs and reflect your taste right up until the day you want to put your house on the market. You will be glad if you keep an eye on what the average home buyer in your price range is looking for. The consumer pleasing kitchen is one of the top home selling elements but even an expensive custom kitchen can distract if it is too individualistic.
The right upgrades can return as much as 70 to 90% or more of the cost to resell to or at the time you want to … (2 comments)

203k renovation program: Renovating your home can be overwhelming - 09/07/23 02:22 AM
Adding a master bedroom and bath as well as a bathroom and laundry room off the family room.   
All can be completed with 100% financing or refinancing with the 203k Renovation Loan. 
Fred Sweezer Sr
203k Renovation Consultant 1-562-234-2689

203k renovation program: 203k Limited program - 05/23/23 03:41 AM
What all can you do with $35,000 remodeling a home? Do the math in remodeling a bathroom, kitchen OR renovation projects unless you are a Skillful DIY "ER" 
It's the bear (necessities) that fit in the category of "mandatory" that will make the loan to work, inflation have taken over the "Recommended & Desired" category in order to use the limited 203k we are dealing with a situation where the use of a 203k consultant is becoming more and more necessary to hire a consultant to make the loan work and the guidelines and letters are not going to change the need … (3 comments)

203k renovation program: Limited 203k - 09/18/22 12:12 PM
This valuable program from its inception has done much to proliferate the 203K by affording a less restrictive process enabling lenders to fast-track the loan itself. Additionally, it's helping borrowers, requiring minimal repairs or renovations, to purchase homes from the current housing stock. Many of these are first-time buyers. While the success stories of this program are many, at the same time it is fraught with peril as contractors are receiving up to $15,000 as an initial upfront payment with no accountability whatsoever. Furthermore, there is no oversight of the actual construction itself and relies on a cursory inspection by … (2 comments)

203k renovation program: Electrical Health and Safety Knob and Tube Wiring - 09/30/19 02:29 AM
History of knob and tube wiring Knob and tube wiring was the go-to method for electricians in the United States from the 1880s to the late 1930s. Many pros continued to use this method through the 1950s, '60s and even '70s for new home construction. Many homeowners looking to purchase a home will find that they will need to (homes being sold as is) upgrade their electrical system or complete a renovation are discovering "hidden" knob and tube wiring in their homes and wondering how to proceed. We have uncovered many homes and building unsafe electrical system doing our certified inspection … (3 comments)

203k renovation program: Long Beach Cliff May Ranchos - 03/31/16 06:33 PM
Long Beach Cliff May Ranchos
Cliff May homes are unique in their relationship to the outdoors. They are 50years ahead of their time in the use of environmental light. They are Californian, built for individuals who want to erase the lines between indoors and outdoors and embrace the spectacular Southern California climate.
Innovative ranch home designs post and beam architecture designed makes, Cliff May  the pioneer of the California Ranch Houses with open floor plans, board and batten siding, clerestory windows, floor to ceiling glass, exposed post and bean ceilings and unique indoor-outdoor relationships and gardens.
He incorporated features of large, custom ranches into … (2 comments)