Parents, top 10 tips to prepare young children for a move

Parents, top 10 tips to prepare young children for a move

Over the years, many studies have been conducted to define and rank which typical life experiences cause the greatest amount of stress for the average adult. For anyone who has had to make a move, it probably comes as no surprise that moving ranks within the top 10 of the most stressful events… and once you […]

Steps to take before an appraiser’s visit

TEMECULA – Homeowners unfamiliar with the appraisal process might not know if there is anything they can do to make the process go more smoothly. While certain variables involved in the appraisal process, such as location of the home and the value of surrounding homes, are beyond homeowners’ control, the Appraisal Institute recommends homeowners take […]

Top 10 questions ‘some’ real estate agents hate!

Top 10 questions ‘some’ real estate agents hate!

Not all real estate agents are created equal. To help you seek the advice of an agent when selling or buying your home, you need some good information before you make any moves. By doing so could save you thousands of dollars. Interviewing multiple agents before hiring one and knowing what to ask is one of […]

Did you know?

TEMECULA – Real estate agents help buyers and sellers through the often-complicated process of navigating the real estate market. Individuals not only want to find an agent with expertise, but also one with whom they have a strong rapport. By asking agents certain questions up front, prospective homebuyers and sellers can find the right real […]

Home prices increase, sales soar

RIVERSIDE – Riverside County’s real estate market kicked into high gear last month with increases in both prices and sales, the California Association of Realtors reported last week. The median price of a single-family home that changed hands in the Riverside region in March was $375,000, 2.1 percent more than the month before and 7.1 […]

SRCAR members donate over 10,000 canned goods to local pantries

TEMECULA – At the close of the third annual Heart for Hunger canned food drive, members of Southwest Riverside County Association of Realtors collected 10,393 cans from 30 real estate and affiliate offices to be donated to nine local food pantries. The number is up considerably from last year when approximately 6,000 canned goods were […]

How to be the perfect real estate buyer or what not to do!

How to be the perfect real estate buyer or what not to do!

Every first-time homebuyer starts off feeling a little skittish about what to expect not only with the process of qualifying for and buying a home but about finding the ‘perfect’ real estate agent. It’s true that agents are more than anxious to find new clients eager to buy or sell their existing home. The first-time […]

Flipping houses – it’s not like on television

Flipping a house can seem like a walk in the park when it’s wrapped into a few montages during a half-hour television segment. Just find a rundown property, buy it, take out a few walls, paint, replace carpets, upgrade the kitchen and voila – you could make tens of thousands of dollars in just a […]

What can we learn from the Tiny House phenomenon?

What can we learn from the Tiny House phenomenon?

You may not have seen one in your neighborhood yet, but the tiny house phenomenon has spread across the country. For some, the move is driven by a desire to downsize and live a minimalistic lifestyle. Others see it as a way to decrease their impact on the environment. Economics are often a large part […]

Beginner’s guide to real estate investments

Beginner’s guide to real estate investments

TEMECULA – Purchasing a house or property is about more than setting up a home. Although many people buy real estate to establish their future, long-term abodes, many others recognize the potentially lucrative investment that lies within a real estate purchase. Despite the ups and downs of the economy, real estate has become a common […]