Tax Benefits for First Time Home Buyers in Ventura County

With the recent tax reforms and the new tax laws, the tax landscape is changing for homeowners, dramatically for some. First time home buyers, in particular, must know what it means for them. Despite the tax changes (some of them not so favorable for some homeowners), the government still allows tax breaks for existing and … Continued

Townhome or Condo? Understanding The Differences Of These Ventura County Properties

Many people use the terms “townhouse” and “condo” interchangeably, but they shouldn’t. These are two different animals entirely, through some of the differences are fairly subtle. But if you’re trying to decide whether to buy/rent a townhome or condo, you absolutely must understand the differences in order to choose the one that best fits your lifestyle. … Continued

Storage Ideas For Your New Condo in Oxnard

You’re ready to move on from your current living situation, and you’ve just signed a lease on a great new condo in Oxnard. Congratulations! As you pack your boxes, you’ve been dreaming of where you’ll put your furniture, what pictures will go on which walls and all those long walks you’ll take in your new … Continued

7 Benefits of A Condo vs. A Single-Family Home in Ventura

When it comes time to buy a home or a new home, the choice for many people is between a condo and a traditional single-family home. If the location is right, that decision usually comes down to which one better fits your lifestyle. That decision, however, can be a little easier once you understand the … Continued

Guide To Programs For First-Time Buyers in Ventura County

Down payments, appraisal and inspection fees, closing costs, as well as qualifying for a mortgage – all those things may make you think buying a home is beyond your reach. You probably can realize your dream, though, because there are numerous programs for first-time buyers in Ventura County. These programs are designed to help low- … Continued

Your Guide To Different Types of Loans In Ventura County

You’ve dreamed about it for years, you’ve finally found the perfect home, and now it’s time to buy. But this also means it’s time for that unpleasant part of the process: selecting and shopping for the right mortgage, the one that best fits your needs and financial situation. And with all the different types of … Continued

6 Tips For Choosing The Right Lender In Ventura County

One of the most important and complex decisions you will ever make is choosing the right lender when buying your home. This decision will profoundly impact your life financially for the next 15 to 30 years. And just because a lender accepts your application, that doesn’t necessarily mean that lender is the right one for … Continued

4 Tips To Help You Qualify For A Mortgage In Ventura County

The process of buying a house can be both lengthy and stressful. And being unprepared for certain aspects of it only makes things worse, especially when it comes to getting a mortgage loan. You certainly don’t want to go through the disappointment of being rejected after putting in all that time and effort to find … Continued