If you’ve been searching online for Riverside County zoning codes I understand your frustration. For some reason, the County of Riverside likes to hide their zoning information, and once you do find it, the codes can be cryptic and without explanation. But this will make you feel a little better: I’ve attached downloadable PDF of Riverside […]
I could argue for days about the accuracy of Zillow’s Zestimate®. And now that Zillow is buying Trulia for $3.5 billion dollars (Did they use the Zestimate® for this bloated price too?), I’m sure the Zestimate® conversation is going to heat up more than ever. I am a real estate agent and pricing homes and […]
55+ Panorama Village Community in Hemet – Is There a Rental Property Limit? The short answer:, ‘Yes’. But here’s why: The Panorama Village has a CC & R (Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions) recorded on its properties that states a limit on how many rental units are allowed in the community at one time. The limit […]
A Corelogic analysis of quarterly data from 2013 revealed expected, and unexpected, results of equity of mortgaged homes nationwide. According to the Corelogic report, 4 million homes gained value and moved into the black with positive equity in 2013, that is 42.7 million homes nationwide. Also according to the same Corelogic analysis, 6.5, million homes […]
Just came across a great article in REALTOR Mag online that really highlights what our current state of the real estate market we are in, especially here in Southern California. The article really hits the nail on the head about how far apart buyers’ and sellers’ opinion of price and market values. It also gives […]
If you want to buy a home but are having trouble making your finances work, getting a little help and advice could help you make your American Dream come true! Check out this useful article courtesy of Yahoo! Homes: https://homes.yahoo.com/news/get-a-mortgage-with-flawed-finances-181622716.html ————- Buying or Selling a Home? Call Now (888) 9-List-It That’s (888) 954-7848 ————- Or […]
Yes, Google is once again trying their hand at real estate, but this time they’ve thrown their cash at an existing entity, Auction.com. You may, or may not be aware of this site. Either way, this is our take: Auction.com has been great for small-time commercial real estate and rental investors. They auction of properties […]
The K-Mart, located on Highland Spring Avenue, on the border of Beaumont and Banning, California is scheduled to close after March 16th, 2014 after 23 years, reports the Banning-Beaumont Patch. Sears Holdings Corporate said in a statement that the closure is in response to more online purchases by consumers, and the company’s attempts to reduce […]
Did you know that is you’re buying or selling a home built before 1978 that it could have lead-based paint on the walls? In fact, any property built before 1978 must be disclosed to the buyer(s) that the paint may contain lead! Here’s a quick excerpt found in the California Association of REALTORS® disclosure for […]
If you’re buying a home in 2014 you will want to take advantage of the still low mortgage rates that inevitably will rise after the housing crash hangover subsides. Here’s a great link to Bankrate’s article on CNBC.com of the top ten mortgage tips to follow that will help you avoid any pitfalls and improve your […]
National home price gains are slowing down and cooling off, according to this report from CNBC.com. California areas top the list of the price gain fissile, but what’s to blame? Mainly, affordability. Prices have extended past what buyers can afford, or at least what lenders say buyers can afford. We may see a few things […]
If you’re wondering if 2014 is a good time to purchase real estate, at least from an investment perspective, why not ask the ones that invest their way to riches, as reported on Bloomberg.com: http://mobile.bloomberg.com/news/2014-02-06/millionaires-see-real-estate-as-top-investment-for-2014.html
Real estate, at least from this agent’s perspective, is moving in a healthy direction. Buyers are shoring up their finances and entering the market in droves. Prices continue to climb and home builders are getting back to business. The only negative news to report so far this week is the stock market insecurities about world […]
After choosing your criteria and running your search: Click on MLS # to View full listing Click on Picture to view more Click on address to view map location —————- Are you buying or selling a home or property? Would you like to speak to a real estate professional? Call now and let’s discuss your […]
Oh, the speculation are abound! Many talking heads, writers, bloggers, real estate agents, brokers, home sellers and buyers are talking about, or more accurately debating, about the health and status of the housing market. Historically, that is always the case! As long as I can remember, whether I was working in the real estate industry […]
36442 WILDWOOD CANYON, YUCAIPA, CA 92399 (MLS # EV13066814) (all data current as of 12/14/2013) Price $2,750,000 Beds 7 Baths 6 full, 1 half Home size 9,350 sq ft Lot Size 1,663,513 sq ft Days on Market 245 Headquarters Ranch, a spectacular, gated property in secluded rural Yucaipa is now available. Breathtaking views adjacent to […]
12035 SPANISH HILLS DRIVE, CORONA, CA 92883 (MLS # CV13204668) (all data current as of 12/13/2013) Price $2,999,999 Beds 3 Baths 2 full Home size 3,960 sq ft Lot Size 1,742,400 sq ft Days on Market 67 This is a phenomenal opportunity to own a very private ranch/estate with panoramic views of the San Gabriel […]
As reported today by the California Association of REALTORS, the IRS and the California Franchise Tax Board clarified that home sellers in California that short sold their homes and were forgiven of their debts will not be responsible for California state tax or federal taxes. You can read the entire article on CAR.org here.
Here at GarrigusRealEstate.net, we like to give opportunities to local businesses and our other community peers to share their company information with our web visitors. Below is a quick introduction of Michael Hernandez’s business, SLI Cleaning Services. If you have a company you’d like us to showcase and advertise on our website here, feel free to […]
Obviously being in the real estate business we have our ears to the track of the housing market. We’ve speculated to ourselves and publicly via our websites and social media forums that 2013 would be a year of a “Seller’s Market”, with increased home prices and decreased inventory, or available homes for sale. And I […]
Pending home sales are down 5.6% in September 2013, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Here in California and other the western states, sales are down a whopping 9%. These are pending sale numbers, not closed sales. The rise in mortgage rates, PMI (Private Mortgage Insurance, and a decreasing lack of confidence in our federal […]
This is just in time for Halloween. Let’s make up a ghost story…. You’ve been searching for a house to buy for your family to call home. You’ve done all the emotionally agonizing work: gone through your finances, income and debt with a fine-tooth comb with a mortgage lender that you barely know, and you wished […]
Buying a home is a BIG step. It is said that buying a home is the single most important and largest purchase most people will ever make. So making sure you get your numbers straight when calculating how much you can spend on a house is critical. Here’s a great video courtesy of Bank of […]
Many home buyers and sellers distrust real estate agents. We can’t say we blame them. Being in the real estate business for as long as we have, you see all kinds of rotten things some real estate agents try. But, just like other professions, many agents are ethical, even though some are not. We have […]
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Francesca and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all of your hard work, although you made the sale of our home look relatively easy. As you are well aware, Francesca and I attempted to sell our home in Banning, for nearly a year with no success. Then we discovered you, and our home was sold in just a few short months. Not only did you make the sale look easy, but you also made the entire escrow process a pleasure. You were there to answer any and all of our many questions and your customer service is outstanding -- not to mention, your ability to sell speaks for itself.
In closing, if we should ever decide to sell our home here in Palm Springs, we intend to call you first. Thank you for everything!
All The Best,
~ David & Francesca Flowers, Palm Springs CA
Garrigus Real Estate is a remarkable real estate team. They handled every aspect of our home purchase with great insight and expertise, from informing us about the real estate market and identifying excellent target properties to communicating effectively with seller agents and Realtors, reviewing the details of our house purchase agreement and helping us close escrow. At each step their dedication to our interests as home buyers was extraordinary. If we ever buy or sell a home in again, it will be with Garrigus Real Estate. ~ Eric and Susanne, Beaumont CA
You couldn't ask for better real estate agents to short sell your home! We were under-water on our San Bernardino, California house and Garrigus Real Estate not only listed our property and launched a huge on-line marketing campaign, but they also negotiated with our lender and sold our house for less than it was worth! And the home sale cost us nothing!!! ~ Jeff & Bonnie, San Bernardino CA
We were looking for a place in Yucaipa, specifically in the Chapman Heights community. Todd & Devona knew the area well, negotiated extensively with the foreclosure bank on our behalf, and even helped us store some of our belongings during our move! We didn't just find good real estate agents, we found life-long friends. Thank you! ~ Mike and Lori, Yucaipa CA
Garrigus Real Estate, Thank you for all your help. This was a long and arduous [short sale] process and you handled it with such professionalism. You really helped smooth this difficult transition for me and my family. ~ Dorothy, Moreno Valley CA