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Moving into a new Ventura County home is an exciting time. You’re probably daydreaming about how to decorate it, what paint schemes to use, and maybe even new furniture. But before you get into the fun stuff, there are some priority tasks you should concentrate on before you move in.Priority Task...
08/01/2022
You’ve found your dream Ventura County home. Now it’s time to cross all your T's and dot all your I's before it’s all your own. One of the first items on your closing checklist is the home appraisal. This also happens to be one of the fees buyers pay that you might not have been aware of before n...
07/18/2022
When purchasing a new Ventura County home, you must do in-depth research on all facets of the homebuying process. You need to understand how to best protect yourself and your investment if anything were to go wrong. Check out the information on homeowners insurance versus home warranty below to e...
07/05/2022
Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned veteran, the negotiation part of the transaction can be a little daunting and stressful. However, negotiating is necessary to ensure that you are getting the best possible deal for your money. So, what should you negotiate when buying a Ventura...
06/20/2022
You’ve most likely heard this rule: "save for a 20% down payment before you buy a home". The logic behind saving 20% is solid. It shows that you have the financial discipline and stability to save for a long-term goal (like buying a Ventura home). It also helps you get favorable rates from lender...
06/06/2022
Hunting for a new Ventura County home online is a great place to start your search. In fact, the National Association of REALTORS® found that 90% of home buyers used their computers at some point during the home buying process to look at properties for sale. But this should not be your end all be...
05/17/2022
Staging your Ventura home is all about putting its best foot forward for potential buyers. By highlighting its most desirable features, you can draw more interest to your home and leave a lasting impression that is sure to help you sell it more quickly. Here are some staging strategies you should...
05/02/2022
Purchasing a home is arguably one of the biggest financial decisions you will make in your lifetime. As you start your hunt, don't forget there will be costs associated with your purchase other than the price of the Ventura home. Here are five hidden fees to keep in mind as you begin to budget.Hi...
04/18/2022
Easter Sunday takes place on April 17th. But the Easter Bunny plans on making a visit to a few locations around our area to hide eggs beforehand. The fun begins this weekend in Ventura's Plaza Park and ends the day before Easter Sunday in Camarillo. Read on to find out more about this year's Vent...
04/04/2022
According to wedding blog Maroo, California couples pay an average of $39,000 for their wedding. If buying a Ventura home falls next on your list, you need to save up even more money. For an $800,000 home, that means saving anywhere from $24,000 to $160,000 for your down payment alone. Tack on an...
03/21/2022
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