Sisters open boutique real estate agency in French Valley

Sisters open boutique real estate agency in French Valley

For sisters Kristi Roberts and Paula Goodspeed, going into business together was a no-brainer. The two brokers were always close as children, born only 14 months apart, they were inseparable. “We always longed to work together again,” Roberts said. “We had been tossing it around and it was something we always wanted to do. We […]

Consider the tax benefits of home ownership

Today, just about everyone knows that there are tax benefits to owning a home, yet very few first time home buyers understand the significance of home ownership. For that matter, many move-up buyers don’t really understand the tax benefits of home ownership. Taxes, of course, are unique to every tax payer. There are many tax […]

How to get the best home mortgage

How to get the best home mortgage

Every homebuyer needs to be concerned about getting the best rate and terms on their mortgage when buying a new home. Considering that only a few percentage points can be the difference of thousands of dollars over the life of the loan it is only common sense to get the best home loan you can […]

Move-up buyers choose Meadow Ridge at Canyon Hills

LAKE ELSINORE—Craig and Christian Howard knew that they wanted to remain in master-planned Canyon Hills when they decided it was time for a bigger home.  Their first home in this thriving Lake Elsinore community was built by Pardee Homes and, with a comfort level and confidence in the builder, they easily chose Pardee’s Meadow Ridge […]

Real estate tracking firm reports drop in statewide housing affordability

RIVERSIDE—Fewer Riverside County households could afford to purchase a median-priced home in the last quarter, dovetailing with an overall drop statewide in housing affordability, a real estate tracking firm reported on Aug. 13. About 40 percent of county residents could qualify to buy a single-family dwelling between April 1 and June 30, compared to 42 […]

Enrolled agents recognized for earning prestigious Fellow designation

SAN BERNARDINO—During the Aug. 12 dinner meeting of the Inland Empire Chapter of the California Society of Enrolled Agents, Alfredo G. Arce of Rancho Cucamonga, Noel Cannon of Riverside, Rosa Maria Lopez of Murrieta, Diane M. Martin of Rancho Cucamonga and Christina B. Rivas of Rancho Cucamonga were recognized for earning the prestigious Fellow designation […]

RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Morning news, traffic, weather report Aug. 19

RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Morning news, traffic, weather report Aug. 19

Good morning, Southwest Riverside County. The weather has cooled off significantly from the August heatwave, and housing sales are on the move. TRAFFIC: Planning a trip north on I-15 to the 91 this weekend? Connecting to the Riverside (91) Freeway via Interstate 15 in Corona may not be possible depending on the direction and time of day that […]

Staging tips for home sellers

Staging tips for home sellers

In today’s real estate market, supply is out weighing demand. This is not the real estate market where you can mow the lawn, list the home for sale and open escrow all in the same week. Today, qualified and approved buyers have options to consider and are not feeling to pressure to jump at every […]

WestMar Commercial Real Estate announces recent transactions

TEMECULA—WestMar Commercial Real Estate, a leading local real estate services firm, recently announced the following transactions. Razor Logistics, Inc. leased about 2,150 square feet of office space for three years within the Sky Canyon Business Park from Robert Cannon. The space is located at 39770 Sky Canyon Dr., Ste. A in Murrieta. Lessee will be […]

How to increase the value of your home

How to increase the value of your home

Considering a home improvement either to make the home more suitable to your family’s needs or because you are looking to add value before you sell your home you’ll certainly want to investigate what impact your improvements will have on the value of your home. Not every home improvement project adds value to your home […]

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