April 30, 2016No Comments

Mortgage Rates – Where Are They Headed?

Posted by Trevor Jones in Buyers, California, Market Update, Mortgages & Finance

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSSWhat are interest rates for buying a home in Simi Valley, Moorpark, Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village, Agoura, Ventura County and LA County? Should I wait or buy now to lock in these rates? Rates are at a 3 year low! […]

April 26, 2016No Comments

Be Adventurous!

Posted by Trevor Jones in Inspiration, Monday Morning Motivation

“Joining adventure club was a good decision.” – Ashy Jones Sometimes, we get stuck in ruts. We do the same thing day in and day out, and wonder why life is boring. Change it up. Have an adventure! Right now, while you’re thinking about it, PLAN what you’re going to do this Saturday that’s at […]

April 21, 2016No Comments

April 2016 Market Update – Ventura and LA County

Posted by Trevor Jones in Market Update, Mortgages & Finance

In Ventura County the median price of a home sold last month was $517k – Up nearly 1% from the prior month and Up 77% from a year ago. In LA county, the median price of a sold home was $525k last month, up nearly 3% from February and up 8% from a year ago. […]

April 16, 2016No Comments

Simi Valley: One of the Happiest Places on Earth

Posted by Trevor Jones in Simi Valley, Simi Valley local

Recently, in his annual State of the City luncheon, Simi Valley Mayor Bob Huber humble bragged about why Simi Valley rocks. Simi has hit the Top Ten in a few significant areas: • Third safest city in California • Seventh safest city in the United States • Based on awesome weather, fourth most pleasant city […]

April 15, 2016No Comments

Don’t Worry! Just Relax.

Posted by Trevor Jones in Monday Morning Motivation

This past weekend while Trevor was visiting Indy in Utah, far from home in Simi Valley, he was pulled over. Normally, anxiety prone Trevor would have kind of stressed out. Expensive ticket. Raised insurance rates. Oh my. But for some reason, maybe the joy of being around Indiana Jones, he was relaxed. He didn’t even try […]

April 14, 2016No Comments

Vacation Home Sales: Sales Down, Prices Up

Posted by Trevor Jones in Simi Valley Homes for Sale

The National Association of Realtors recently released their 2016 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey. The survey revealed many characteristics of both vacation home purchasers and investors. Today, we want to concentrate on the vacation real estate market. The survey found that vacation-home sales last year declined to an estimated 920,000, down 18.5% from their […]

April 12, 2016No Comments

Over Half of Americans Planning on Buying in the Next 5 Years

Posted by Trevor Jones in Buyers, Home buying

According to the BMO Harris Bank Home Buying Report, 52% of Americans say they are likely to buy a home in the next five years. Americans surveyed for the report said that they would be willing to pay an average of $296,000 for a home and would average a 21% down payment. The report also […]


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