Category Archives: Buying vs Renting

What Are Your New Year’s Resolutions?

Many people use the new year to better themselves. Have you thought of “bettering” your real estate options?

The new year is fast approaching. Do you make resolutions? More importantly, do you KEEP your resolutions? ๐Ÿ™‚Make your New Year real estate resolutions

We often use this time of year to consider what we can do to better our lives. After all, the new year is kind of like a new slate, isn’t it? When considering these options to better yourself, are you considering your environment? Your assets? Your future?

The new year is a great time to explore these other possible opportunities. Are you still renting a home? If you own a home, have you checked in on its current value? Is it time to move, remodel, or access equity? read more

Santa Clarita Real Estate Shows Continued Growth In Equity

Home prices are still on the rise in the Santa Clarita Valley.What is your home's value?

It’s hard to believe that only a few years ago, home prices were dropping across the country, even in the Santa Clarita Valley. By the end of 2011, the median price of a single family home in the SCV had dropped to $340,000; down from a pricing zenith in April of 2006 when they temporarily topped out at $643,000. Now, that high price was predicated on shaky ground made up of sub-prime loans and market overspeculation, but even still, it stung a lot of homeowners to know they lost over $300,000 in equity during the “Great Recession.” read more