The Real Estate Silver Lining

Look up and down your street. Chances are most likely that you will see at least one vacant home for sale. Chances are also pretty good that the home is bank-owned, a short sale or a distress sale of one kind or another. The ship isn’t sinking, but we are taking on water and there […]

Williams rejoins CB Richard Ellis

Temecula — Mike Williams has rejoined Coldwell Banker Richard Ellis (CBRE) as an associate in the Temecula office and will specialize in industrial properties and raw land in South Riverside County. Williams’ father, Arleigh, worked for CBRE (then Coldwell Banker Commercial) for 20 years. As a Regional Manager, Arleigh introduced Williams to commercial real estate. […]

SilverSage Residence One garners Laurel Award

The best homes present quality, flexibility, great warmth and a spectacular attention to detail. Since Brehm Communities’ neighborhood of SilverSage at Lake Hills Reserve was first released, homebuyers have agreed that SilverSage delivers all these coveted traits in addition to offering an incomparable panoramic mountaintop location, showcasing exceptional vantage points that extend breathtaking hillsides, canyons […]

Sales surge at Woodmoor by Brehm Communities

WILDOMAR — Comfortably situated on the edge of the Cleveland National Forest in the Temecula Valley, Woodmoor by Brehm Communities offers a breath of fresh air for today’s discriminating homebuyer in search of neighborly warmth in a rural locale. Recent sales for Woodmoor have been extremely brisk, with more than 15 homes sold over the […]

Foreclosures save money, but not always a fortune

For the past several months, interest rates for home mortgages have steadily risen. This factor has caused a ripple effect on the housing market. 1. People who once were able to afford to purchase a home are pushed out of the equation because they simply cannot afford mortgage payments at the current rate. 2. Those […]

What to look for when buying a home

Much like buying a used car, buying a home can be a risky proposition. But unlike a vehicle, home buyers can’t take a house out for a test drive. While there are professional home inspectors to detect some of the more hidden problems, there are also several things a home buyer should be able to […]

Simple landscape tricks to increase curb appeal

These days, the home-improvement industry is as big as it’s ever been. Take a casual drive through a typical suburban neighborhood and you’re liable to see a fair number of houses undergoing some sort of reclamation project. Be it a new garage door, a fresh coat of paint or the ever-popular add-on, homes across the […]

Alberhill Ranch Fireworks Festival offers family fun

Alberhill Ranch, a Castle & Cooke community, is proud to announce their First Fireworks Festival, to take place on June 30 starting at 5 p.m. The event will take place at Lake Elsinore’s newest community park located on Lake Street, also the new home to the Boys & Girls Club of Southwest County. The festival […]

The down cycle

This downturn caught many by surprise. The economy is in good condition and the unemployment is rate holding steady, yet here we are. In reality, many investors have been expecting this downturn since affordability hit 17 percent nearly two years ago. Seventeen percent is the number of first-time home buyers in California who are able […]

Single women showing home-buying power

Changing demographics and cultural norms have lead to a shift in the picture of a home buyer. While the largest group of home buyers (61 percent) still remains married couples, according to the National Association of Realtors, single women are gaining momentum in real estate purchases. Breaking records Currently, single women purchase 22 percent of […]