San Joaquin Valley Homes Blog
VISALIA, Calif. – San Joaquin Valley Homes (SJVH) sold or reserved ten new homes released during its grand opening celebration at San Marino, the local homebuilder’s sixth neighborhood in the Central Valley, on April 18th. More than 345 groups toured the models during the weekend. SJVH has released 16 lots in the 27-acre community, which has a total of 95 home sites.
Now open daily for touring are three single-family model homes, built in French Country, Tuscan and Italian styles located in highly desirable northwest Visalia at Riggin Avenue and South Shirk Road. Starting in the low $300,000s, the spacious homes range from 2,219 to 3,205 square feet with three to six bedrooms and large lots. With thoughtful embellishments and handcrafted details such as keystone entryways, full-height stone veneers, concrete tile roofs, courtyards, expansive windows, granite counters, hand-textured walls and maple cabinetry, the homes are stunning inside and out.
The homes offer features that are desirable in the Visalia market, including spacious kitchens with center islands, spacious laundry rooms and large covered patios. The flexible layout of the homes allow Read the rest of this entry »
Whether you are buying your first home in the Central Valley or bought a home in the past, you may be rusty on your real estate terms. When visiting new home communities to tour models or talking to your realtor about the Central Valley real estate market, various real estate terms will come up. According to an article by Redfin, everyone should know certain real estate terms before they start their search. If you are looking for single-family homes in Central California, you can expand your real estate vocabulary as well as your imagination with this easy guide.
A move-up buyer or step-up home buyer is someone who has owned a starter home in the past, but wants to upgrade. Move-up buyers often have equity in the home they sold, which helps them afford a larger or more expensive property. Some first-time buyers buy in the same neighborhoods by putting down a larger down payment or due to their excellent income and credit. A report by CNBC points out the real estate market depends on move-up buyers to sell their older, starter homes to younger buyers.
Fixed rate mortgage
When it comes to financing your new construction home, you need to Read the rest of this entry »