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801 Sea Ranch – Ocean View Campanil Hill Home for Sale

Enjoy beautiful panoramic ocean views from this contemporary home on Campanil Hill! Thoughtful designed, the South facing living room, kitchen, 3 bedrooms & pool all take advantage of the amazing view of the Pacific Ocean and it’s cool breezes. This single-level home is in a sought after neighborhood. With almost 2700 square feet of living […]

No Housing Bubble in Sight

*Article taken from Realtor Magazine July/August 2015 by Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist.* “Statistically speaking, housing is on a roll. Year-to-date home sales (nationwide) are up 6.3% and prices in May were 7.9% higher than a year earlier. The trends are expected to stay positive and are likely to boost business dollar volume by as […]

Interest Rates over 4%…Where is this headed?

Last week, mortgage interest rates jumped over the 4% mark for the first time this year according to Freddie Mac’s Mortgage Market Survey. In an article in Housing Wire, a Bankrate analyst explained: “Mortgage rates rocketed higher following a stronger than expected monthly employment report. The good news on the job front further solidifies the […]

Rents Outpacing Home Values – April, 2015

Soaring rents outpaced home values in April, 2015 for the first time in years, further deepening a “rental crisis” and signaling that home values are growing at a more normal pace, according to April Zillow Real Estate Market Reports. Home values in April ticked slightly upward from March, to a national Zillow Home Value Index […]

Housing Update: Start of 2015

The housing market was still underperforming in February, according to the National Association of Realtors. With just a slight bump up from January, total sales are still running below expectations for the year due to the lack of supply. The number of homes for sale, which is down from a year ago and well below […]

2015 Interest Rate Projections

Frank Nothaft, Freddie Mac’s chief economist, stated that with both mortgage interest rates and home prices projected to increase in 2015 buying now makes sense. “If you are planning to buy a home in the next year, it’s better to do it sooner rather than later.” Here are the latest mortgage interest rate projections from […]

Questions to Ask Before Buying a Home

If you are thinking about purchasing a home right now, you are surely getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family have your best interests at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and what is currently happening in real estate. Let’s look at whether or not now is actually […]

Buying a Home is 27% Less Expensive Than Renting

In Trulia’s 2014 Rent vs. Buy Report, they explained that homeownership remains cheaper than renting throughout the 100 largest metro areas in the United States; including 27% cheaper in neighboring Ventura County, all the way to 66% in Detroit, and 38% Nationwide! (Unfortunately Santa Barbara County was not mentioned specifically.) The other interesting findings in […]