ventura county real estate: Ventura County Real Estate Market Update - 02/02/17 06:30 AM
Ventura County Real Estate Market UpdateWe have steam rolled the month of January and are already heading full steam ahead into February. Therefore, it is time for a market update! First of all, welcome to February. Still at the beginning of the year, let’s talk a little about how the year ended in real estate.
As of the end of 2016, Ventura County held an average of 58 days on the market for single family homes with a median sales price of $630,250. Most importantly, we ended the year with home sales up, giving us a great start into 2017. So let’s … (1 comments)

ventura county real estate: Ventura County Halloween 2014 Events - 10/15/14 07:25 AM

Halloween is just two weeks from tomorrow!  Have you already got your costume ready to go or are you still trying to figure out what to wear?  The Ventura County community won't let you limit the fun to just one day.  There are several Ventura County Halloween 2014 events going on between now and October 31st that you can be a part of.
What: Reign of Terror Haunted House
When: October 17th & 18th 7pm to 11pm
Where: Janss Marketplace (above Gold's Gym), 197 N Moorpark Rd, Thousand Oaks
Admission: $17 general admission, $25 for Express Line, $5 for kids (lights on)
Contact: Janss … (1 comments)

ventura county real estate: Ventura Family Festival in the Park 2013 - 05/02/13 03:47 AM
Sunny weather makes you want to head outside, especially here in Southern California.  The kids are probably getting antsy waiting for school to end and summer break to begin.  Take them to the 10th Annual Ventura Family Festival in the Park on Saturday, May 11, 2013.
Barranca Vista Park in Ventura is going to be full to the brim with tons of family-friendly fun.  From 9am to 1pm is the Kids Swap Meet, where kids bring their old toys, books, video games, etc. to sell to other kids.  From 12pm to 4pm is the official Ventura Family Festival in the Park, … (0 comments)

ventura county real estate: Ventura Earth Day Eco-Fest - 04/18/13 03:22 AM
Although Earth Day is officially Monday, April 22nd, Ventura will be celebrating it on Saturday, April 20th.  And they are inviting you to join in on the fun.  For it's sixth year, the Ventura Earth Day Eco-Fest brings environmental awareness to the masses in a fun, creative way.  One visit and you'll see why they've won awards for this celebration.
From 10am to 6pm, Promenade Park in downtown Ventura will be host a party for 6000+ people.  As part of the festivities, there will be live music, face painting, low waste food choices, green project exhibits, arts and crafts, games and … (0 comments)

ventura county real estate: Ventura Foodie Spring Break - 03/21/13 06:11 AM
Spring break for students in the Ventura Unified School District doesn't take place until the first week of April.  But, "foodies" can enjoy Spring Break every weekend in Downtown Ventura.  That's when Ventura residents and visitors can embark on a tasting tour of area restaurants.
Every Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 2:30pm, Ventura Food Tours conducts Downtown Ventura Tasting Tours.  On these tours, guests will visit six different restaurants and shops.  While they sample some of each establishment's wares, they get to chat with the chefs and owners for a more intimate look at what is prepared for them, their backgrounds and … (1 comments)

ventura county real estate: Polling Places in Ventura County - 11/01/12 06:42 AM
The big day is almost here.  Next Tuesday is Election Day.  If you haven't already mailed in your ballot or visited the Ventura County Elections Division to cast your vote early, every Ventura County resident who is a legal, registered voter needs to turn up at their appointed polling place to cast their ballot.  If you don't know where your polling place in Ventura County is, visit the Ventura County Recorder's Office website to find out.
In addition to the presidential election, Ventura County residents will be voting on a variety of other positions, ballots and measures.  These include:
Measure L - … (0 comments)

ventura county real estate: 2012 Ventura County Fair - 08/02/12 04:08 AM
It's here!  The country fair with ocean air is back.  The Ventura County Fair is going on now through August 12th at the Ventura County Fairgrounds (10 W Harbor Blvd).  There are arts, crafts, farm animals, a petting zoo, carnival rides, games and, of course, fair food!
The Ventura County Fair Parade takes place on Saturday, August 4th at 10am in downtown Ventura.  Free musical acts will be performing almost every evening of the fair.  Watch cowboys compete at the PRCA Rodeo on August 11th and 12th.  Fireworks end every evening of the fair as well.  All concerts and rodeo events are free with the … (0 comments)

ventura county real estate: Ventura County Wine Trail Tours - 07/05/12 05:35 AM
California's Napa Valley is known world-wide for their amazing wines.  But, did you know that there are fantastic wineries offering up beautiful vino right here in Southern California?  You can see for yourself by taking one of the Ventura County Wine Trail Tours available every Saturday and Sunday.
Departing from the Ventura Visitors Center (101 S California St) each weekend at 11am, wine connoisseurs will be whisked away to tour four local Ventura wineries.  A gourmet lunch is included on the tour.  You will be able to visit tasting rooms, meet the wine makers themselves, tour the wineries, take in the gorgeous scenery … (1 comments)

ventura county real estate: A Good Marketing Plan is Key to Selling Your Ventura Home - 10/20/11 06:27 AM
Trying to sell your Ventura County home?  In today's economic climate, that may seem like a superhuman task.  But, it's not.  A good marketing plan is key to selling your Ventura home.  With a little work and planning, you can have a successful home sale. 
Over the years, The Z Team has cultivated a marketing plan that optimizes your Ventura home's assets and gives you the most exposure.  The first step is to evaluate your home's condition to determine if any repairs or adjustments (including home staging suggestions) need to be made so that your home makes the best first impression possible.  It is important … (1 comments)

ventura county real estate: Five Quick Water-Saving Tips - 08/18/11 06:42 AM
Living in the dry Southern California climate, we are all too aware of how important it is to save water whenever possible.  Ventura County is just one of the areas in Southern California that experiences drought-like conditions.  You can do your part to help conserve water by following these five quick water-saving tips:
Watering Your Lawn - Don't water during the hottest part of the day.  Turn your sprinklers on at the very beginning of the day or the very end of the day to retain the most moisture.  The Ventura County heat can quickly evaporate water, leaving your plants and … (4 comments)

ventura county real estate: Five Remodeling Projects Ventura County Homeowners Should Consider - 08/04/11 06:31 AM
Remodeling can be a scary word.  Especially when you consider the time and effort behind it.  However, homebuyers are looking for a Ventura home that is up to date and ready to move in.  Not all remodeling projects need to cost an arm and a leg or take a huge chunk of time to do.  Here are five remodeling projects Ventura County homeowners should consider:
Remodeling Project #1 - Adding a Wood DeckExterior living spaces are a huge draw for Ventura County homeowners, especially in our beautiful Southern California weather.  Making your backyard a more welcome place to relax and entertain will increase … (0 comments)

ventura county real estate: 2011 Ventura County Fair - 07/21/11 06:45 AM
It's almost that time of year, my friends.  The 2011 Ventura County Fair takes place this year from August 3rd to the 14th.  This year's theme is "Bounty of the County" in celebration of everything Ventura County has to offer its residents and visitors.
In addition to the carnival rides, games and food, there is a wide assortment of some amazing live entertainment.  All entertainment is included in the purchase price of your Ventura County Fair admission ticket.  Some of the entertainment scheduled for this year's Ventura County Fair includes:
August 3 & 4, 6pm - Motorsports (needs an additional ticket purchase of $5 per adult, … (3 comments)

ventura county real estate: What Hurts Your Credit? - 05/19/11 08:58 AM
Buying a home is a big decision in most people's lives.  You need to have good credit to do so, especially in today's real estate market.  It's important to make sure your credit is in good standing before you even begin to look for a Ventura County home.  But, what exactly hurts your credit?
Late Payments - While 60 and 90 day delinquencies are bad, making payments 30 days late, especially if this is a regular behavior, can also lower your credit score and significantly impact your creditworthiness with a mortgage company.
Foreclosure/Short Sale - When your Ventura home is foreclosed upon, your … (1 comments)

ventura county real estate: JUST REDUCED! 1216 Manzanita Dr, Santa Paula, CA - 04/08/11 06:37 AM
The Oaks of Santa Paula … (1 comments)

ventura county real estate: Ways to Save for a Down Payment - 04/07/11 06:24 AM
Are you interested in taking advantage of the low interest rates, excellent inventory and great home prices available in Ventura County by purchasing a home?  You know that you can handle the monthly mortgage payment.  Most real estate experts recommend that you put 20% of the purchase price down on a new mortgage.  Here are a few ways to save for a down payment so you can get your own piece of the American dream:
Budget - Get a realistic look at where your money is being spent on a daily basis and where you can cut expenses to add more … (0 comments)

ventura county real estate: Ventura County Recycling Program - 01/06/11 10:07 AM
Is one of your New Year's Resolutions to try to reduce your carbon footprint?  One of the best ways to do this is to recycle.  Many cities within Ventura County have recycling programs included with regular trash pickup.  However, you may not know what is recyclable and what isn't.  Here's a list of recycling centers that are part of the Ventura County Recycling Program:
Free Ventura County Collection ProgramsAll facilities in this list accept household, pool and garden chemicals, pesticides, car and household batteries, fluorescent light tubes, paint, solvents, motor oil and medication (not controlled substances).  These facilities will not explosives, ammunition, … (0 comments)

ventura county real estate: FOR SALE: 1216 Manzanita Dr, Santa Paula - 2 BD/1 BA Home in The Oaks of Santa Paula - 12/13/10 08:12 AM
The Oaks of Santa Paula … (1 comments)

ventura county real estate: Cash for Appliances Program Extended in Ventura County - 08/19/10 06:50 AM
The Cash for Appliances Program has been extended in Ventura County.  Since only about one-third of the federal money designated for the program has been handed out so far, the State of California has decided to extend and expand the Cash for Appliances Program to allow rebates for even more energy-efficient appliance purchases.  The program is meant to help offset the costs of and encourage people to replace their old energy-guzzling appliances with new, more energy-efficient models to help save electrical costs and reduce energy waste.
The original program that began April 22, 2010, allowed Ventura County residents to receive a $200 rebate … (0 comments)

ventura county real estate: Create a "Living Room" You Can Love Outside - 04/15/10 06:21 AM
If you're looking to create an outdoor space to entertain or just relax, you don't need alot of time or money.  Here are a few simple ways to create a "living room" you can love outside:
1. The Basic Structure.  Determine where you want to set up your outdoor living space.  Dig a foundation approximately 7 3/4' square.  Make sure to check the building codes in your area to make sure you aren't in violation.  Create the basic structure using 12 wooden stakes approximately 18" to 24" long.  The basic structure is simply the skeleton to build your room upon.
2. … (1 comments)

ventura county real estate: Spring Break Fun in Ventura - 04/02/10 11:01 AM
Spring break for Ventura schools happens next week, April 5-9, 2010.  But, it's not too late to sign up for some Spring Break fun in Ventura with these camps and classes offered through the City of Ventura:
Aquatic Adventure Week (#25265) - For boys and girls ages 10-15 for $70 each.  Lots of fun in the water, including water polo, synchronized swimming, games and more.  1-4:30pm.
Golf Academy (#25452) - For boys and girls ages 13-17 for $150 each.  Professionals from Olivas Links provide instruction on learning about golf, including helping you get good enough for the high school golf team.  2-5pm.
Junior … (1 comments)

 
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