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Friday, June 30, 2017

Ventura County Home Sales Surge into Summer #TimeToSell

Ventura County Home Sales Surge into Summer #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor #TimeToSell: Some Highlights:Existing Home Sales reached their third highest mark this year in May.Inventory of homes for sale has dropped 8.4% since last year, marking

Thursday, June 29, 2017

What Is Holding Back Ventura County Home Buyers #TimeTo

What Is Holding Back Ventura County Home Buyers #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor #TimeTo: 2 Myths Holding Back Home BuyersIn Realtor.com’s recent article, “Home Buyers’ Top Mortgage Fears: Which One Scares You?” they mention that “46% of potenti

75% of Ventura County Homeowners Think Now is a Good Ti

75% of Ventura County Homeowners Think Now is a Good #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor: The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released the findings of their Q2 Homeownership Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) Survey. The

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Ventura County Mortgage Pre-Approval Should Always Be Y

Ventura County Mortgage Pre-Approval Should Always Be Your First Step #TimeToBuy #ChrisBJohnsonRealtorY: In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the amount of homes for sale. This has led to a

Friday, June 23, 2017

Are No Appraisal Purchase Loans Coming Soon To Ventura

Are No Appraisal Purchase Loans Coming Soon To Ventura #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor: Click Here For The Story The Cost of Renting vs. Buying in the US [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights:Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home ha

Thursday, June 22, 2017

4 Reasons to Buy A Ventura County Home This Summer!

4 Reasons to Buy A Ventura County Home This Summer #TimeToBuy #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor!: Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today, instead of waiting.1. Prices Will Continue to RiseCoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports

The Importance of Ventura County Home Equity in Retire

The Importance of Ventura County Home Equity in Retirement #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor : We often discuss the difference in family wealth between homeowner households and renter households. Much of that difference is the result of the equity bu

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The Real Estate Market is HOT in Camarillo #SellersMark

The Real Estate Market is HOT in Camarillo #SellersMark: The median home value in Camarillo is $568,400. Camarillo home values have gone up 4.6% over the past year and we predict they will rise 2.4% within the ne

24425 Woolsey Canyon Road #72, West Hills, 91304

24425 Woolsey Canyon Road #72, West Hills, 91304: Million Dollar Views for one third the price!! This truly is a see it to believe it opportunity. The home is perched at the apex of the Premier Developers

Ventura County's Problem With New Home Development #Tim

Ventura County's Problem With New Home Development #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor: The Supply & Demand Problem Plaguing New ConstructionMany real estate economists have called on new home builders to ramp up production to help reli...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Ventura County Home Values, Expect the ‘longest economi

Ventura County Home Values, Expect the ‘longest economi: #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor Expect the ‘longest economic expansion’ since WWII, says economistDon't hold your breath for a recession anytime soon, says Cushman & Wakefield's gl...

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Ventura County HyperLocal Real Estate Values & Mortgage

Ventura County HyperLocal Real Estate Values & Mortgage: Weekly Real Estate Values & Mortgage Rate Update Weaker than expected retail sales and inflation data was favorable for mortgage rates this week. Ho...

Ventura County HyperLocal Real Estate Values & Mortgage

Ventura County HyperLocal Real Estate Values & Mortgage #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor : Weekly Real Estate Values & Mortgage Rate Update Weaker than expected retail sales and inflation data was favorable for mortgage rates this week. Ho...

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Time to Sell Your Moorpark Home #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor #

Time to Sell Your Moorpark Home #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor #: Here's a monthly local update based on the homes you have viewed.93021 is a good placeto be a sellerSee the full reportForecasting ValuesThe median home va

Friday, June 16, 2017

Top Ventura County Home Renovations for Maximum ROI #Ti

Top Ventura County Home Renovations for Maximum ROI 

#TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor

#Ti: Top Home Renovations for Maximum ROI [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights:Whether you are selling your home, just purchased your first home, or are a homeowner pla

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Say It Ain't So!! Are Zero-Down Loans Making a Comeback

Say It Ain't So!! Are Zero-Down Loans Making a Comeback: #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor Your buyers may soon be able to bring less to closing. They were blamed for precipitating the housing crisis years ago, but major lenders are giving no- an

Rising Home Prices: Is Another Ventura County Bubble in

Rising Home Prices: Is Another Ventura County Bubble Ahead? #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor : Rising Home Prices: Is Another Bubble in the Making?Summer 2017We are now seeing record high selling prices for homes in many markets of California and the

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

#ChrisBJohnsonRealtor The TRUTH Behind the RENT vs. BUY

#ChrisBJohnsonRealtor The TRUTH Behind the RENT vs. BUY: #TimeToBuy #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor In a blog post published last Friday, CNBC’s Diana Olnick reported on the latest results of the FAU Buy vs. Rent Index. The index examines the entire US ho

Monday, June 12, 2017

4 Reasons to Buy This Summer! #TimeToBuy #ChrisBJohnson

4 Reasons to Buy This Summer! #TimeToBuy #ChrisBJohnson: Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today, instead of waiting.1. Prices Will Continue to RiseCoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports

Could More Summer Inventory be on the Way? #TimeToSell

Could More Summer Inventory be on the Way? #TimeToSell: #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtorNew Buyers Unafraid to Jump into the Housing Market Genworth Mortgage Insurance recently released their inaugural report on first-time homebuyer

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Bank Owned Home For Sale in Oxanrd

Bank Owned Home For Sale in Oxanrd: Oxnard Bank Owned Home For Sale on Xome.com, https://www.xome.com/auctions/263-East-Cedar-Street-Oxnard-CA-93033-205540148,

How Mortgage Interest Rates Affect Your Payment

How Mortgage Interest Rates Affect Your Payment: #TimeToBuy #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor The Impact Your Interest Rate Makes #TimeToBuy #ChrisBJohnsonRealtorSome Highlights:Interest rates have come a long way in the last 30 years.The interest r

Ventura County Homes Build Equity #TimeToSell

Ventura County Homes Build Equity #TimeToSell: #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor #TimeToSell Underwater Mortgages Drop by 3 PercentNegative equity dropped over the first quarter, with the total value of underwater mortgages declining by more than $

Friday, June 9, 2017

Ventura County Weekly Real Estate & Mortgage Update

Ventura County Weekly Real Estate & Mortgage Update: #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor During a light week for economic reports, investors were focused on three big events. There was little reaction to the events, however. For the first time

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Mortgage Rates Reverse Course in 2017 #TimeToBuy

Mortgage Rates Reverse Course in 2017 #TimeToBuy: #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor #TimeToSell To start the year, housing experts all agreed on one thing: 2017 was going to be the year we would see mortgage interest rates begin to rise. After years o

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

69% of Buyers are Wrong About Down Payment Needs

69% of Buyers are Wrong About Down Payment Needs: Number 1 Realtor in Moopark*, Top Ten Realtor in Ventura County*, *AR, Best Real Estate Agent, Luxury Home Specialist, Find Bank Owned REO Homes, Short Sal

Monday, June 5, 2017

5 Reasons To Sell This Summer #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnso

5 Reasons To Sell This Summer #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor: Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this summer makes sense.1. Demand Is StrongThe latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association o

Your Ventura County Real Estate Update

Your Ventura County Real Estate Update: #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor Your Real Estate Update FROM CHRIS B JOHNSON Chris B Johnson, Allison James Estates & Homes Elite / BRE #: 01501699 Chris B Johnson Realtor

Saturday, June 3, 2017

What Would You Sacrifice to Save For Your Next Home?

What Would You Sacrifice to Save For Your Next Home?: #TimeToBuy #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor Some Highlights:95% of first-time homebuyers are willing to sacrifice to make homeownership a reality.The top item that buyers sacrifice is new clothes, at

How Low Can We Go?? #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor #TimeToSell

How Low Can We Go?? #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor #TimeToSell: A New 2017 Low Struck with Mortgage Rates, Ventura County Home Values On The RISE!!DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | FRIDAY, JUNE 02, 2017The 30-year fixed-rate mor

Friday, June 2, 2017

Questions Buyers Agents Should Ask Sellers #TimeToSell

Questions Buyers Agents Should Ask Sellers #TimeToSell: Buyers will glean plenty of information from the seller’s disclosure agreement, the home inspector, and maybe even their new neighbors. But that doesn’t me

Ventura County Weekly Home Value & Mortgage Rate Update

Ventura County Weekly Home Value & Mortgage Rate Update: #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor Weekly Home Value & Mortgage Rate Update Weaker than expected labor market data and tame inflation readings were favorable for mortgage rates this w...

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Can Your Real Estate Agent Answer These Important Quest

Can Your Real Estate Agent Answer These Important Questions: #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor Whether you are selling or buying a home, the real estate agent you hire is critical to guaranteeing your family makes the right decision. Most agents can