What kind of real estate investor are you?

Pam Moss Special to the Village News What kind of real estate investor are you: active or passive? Active investors are generally entrepreneurs or business owners. They like control of their professional lives and investment lives. They are accustomed to risk. Passive investors usually fit one of two types – inherited wealth or professionals working […]

Home-buying capacity slips in Riverside County

RIVERSIDE – The number of Riverside County households who are able to afford a median-priced home fell in the third quarter of this year, in line with a statewide trend, a real estate tracking firm reported. Roughly 38 percent of the county’s residents could qualify to buy a single-family dwelling between July 1 and Sept. […]

Why being ‘priced right’ is the No. 1 factor when selling a home

Why being ‘priced right’ is the No. 1 factor when selling a home

Everyone has heard the three most important factors in real estate are “Location, Location, Location,” right? I don’t agree exactly, and I’d like to share my reasons. Yes, homes for sale in the Temecula and Murrieta valley have one great thing in common: location. However, there is so much more to successfully selling a home […]

Temecula’s Economic Development Department awards three real estate brokers at fifth annual Temecula Brokers Breakfast

Temecula’s Economic Development Department awards three real estate brokers at fifth annual Temecula Brokers Breakfast

The city of Temecula’s Economic Development Department held its fifth annual appreciation breakfast for commercial real estate brokers, Nov. 2, at the Temecula Civic Center. Mary Piper, Sherry Shoemaker and Carey Pastor were recognized for their outstanding contributions in the industry. Christine Damko, economic development analyst for Temecula, gave a brief city update, before honoring […]

How do you know if you should buy a house or a condo?

How do you know if you should buy a house or a condo?

When you decide to enter the housing market, there are many decisions to be made. One of the first decisions is always deciding on what type of residential real estate you want to call home. There are two basic choices – a house or a condo. There are benefits and downsides to each, and the […]

Median price of homes in Riverside County continues to rise

RIVERSIDE – The median price of a home in Riverside County rose by 7.5 percent in September 2017, compared with the same month a year earlier, while the number of homes sold dipped by 3.7 percent, a real estate information service announced. According to CoreLogic, the median price of a Riverside County home was $360,000 […]

 Property tax refunds transferred to general fund

RIVERSIDE – The Riverside County Board of Supervisors authorized the transfer of property tax overpayments totaling just over $700,000 into Riverside County’s general fund, leaving no further opportunities for the funds to be claimed by would-be eligible recipients. In a 5-0 vote without comment, the board ordered that $704,385 in refunds from 2012 and prior […]

Southwest California housing update focuses on Lake Elsinore

Southwest California housing update focuses on Lake Elsinore

“California has a shortage of about 1 million homes,” Gene Wunderlich, government affairs director for the Southwest Riverside County Association of Realtors, said in his speech at the Economic Workforce Development Committee lunch held Thursday, Oct. 19. Wunderlich’s address focused on southwest California housing issues, specifically the Lake Elsinore area. Existing home sales are down […]

Tamarack by Pardee Homes to host grand opening celebration

Tamarack by Pardee Homes to host grand opening celebration

MURRIETA – Pardee Homes is excited to announce the grand opening, Saturday, Oct. 28, for Tamarack at Spencer’s Crossing, a distinctive new home neighborhood featuring contemporary styling in a family-friendly community. Home shoppers can join the interest list to receive up-to-date information at www.pardeehomes.com. “The Pardee Homes website is a great place to start your […]

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