30 Acres of Almonds on Moffitt Rd. in Ceres, with farmhouse.
Buying a house can be a great investment, but only if you increase its resale value while you live there. That means exploring which remodels and upgrades are worth the time and effort. Instead of losing yourself in a sea of home improvement ideas and dreams, evaluate which pursuits come with the highest return on … Read More “10 Home Improvement & Remodeling Ideas that Increase Home Value” »
Sunshine in a glass! In the coldest and dreariest month of the year, that is exactly what I need. Well, not exactly… but, it will suffice. If you haven’t tried juicing before, now is as good a time as any to give it a go. All you need is one good recipe to get you … Read More “Sunshine in a Glass: January Green Juice Detox” »
The average 30-year fixed mortgage rate increased for the third consecutive week to 3.63% Rates are now at levels not seen since April 2020 — nearly two years ago This week’s increase is the biggest weekly increase since March 2020: Rising by 23 basis points over last week This week’s increase aligns with the rising rates many experts … Read More “Mortgage Rates Increased to 3.27% Last Week. Here’s What Experts Forecast Amid Rising Inflation and COVID Cases” »
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Are you thinking about taking the plunge into homeownership for the first time? Becoming a homeowner can be an excellent decision for many Americans. Not only does owning a home have several advantages over renting, but it can also be a great way to build wealth over time. In many housing markets around the U.S., … Read More “10 Expenses of Home Ownership You Need to Know” »
5,670 SF of Office/Medical Space in Merced, CA. Well-maintained medical or professional office building has a Prime location on W. North Bear Creek Dr.
Northeast Turlock neighborhood boasts 3 bedrooms with 4th option that is an office/den set up. Open vaulted ceilings, formal living-dining area, family room with fireplace opens to kitchen/nook, inside utility closet, and 3 car garage!
Before putting your home on the market, find out what real estate and mortgage experts predict will happen in Spring 2022. Spring is the traditional time to list a house, but the pandemic and resulting home-value surge have made the market anything but predictable. Home sales values in the U.S. rose substantially in 2021. According … Read More “Why Spring 2022 Will Be a Great Time to Put Your Home on the Market” »
The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage posted a big drop this week, falling to a 3.05% average, Freddie Mac reports. “The market volatility resulting from the COVID-19 omicron variant is causing mortgage rates to decrease,” says Sam Khater, Freddie Mac’s chief economist. “As the year comes to a close, the housing market is proceeding steadily. However, rates … Read More “Holiday Gift for Home Buyers: Big Drop in Mortgage Rates” »