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Blog Archive for June, 2016

Fresno Bee: “Builders break ground, unveil new homes in Dinuba and Fresno”

Categories: Media Coverage | Posted: June 30, 2016 | Comments Off on Fresno Bee: “Builders break ground, unveil new homes in Dinuba and Fresno”

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San Joaquin Valley Homes is building  Viscaya, a master-planned community in Dinuba

June 30, 2016 10:24 AM

San Joaquin Valley Homes has broken ground on new homes in Viscaya, a master-planned community in Dinuba.

The neighborhood will have 84 single-family houses with three- to four-bedrooms ranging in size from 1,443 to 1,872 square feet. The homes will have open floors plans and two- to three-car garages. Prices start in the low $200,000s.

Construction on the model homes will begin this month with a grand opening scheduled for September.

Viscaya, at Saginaw and Euclid avenues, is the builder’s seventh neighborhood in Tulare County and its tenth joint venture with Presidio Residential Capital. For more information, call 559-732-2660.

Great Apps for Owners of Homes for Sale in the Central Valley

Categories: SJV Homes Blog | Posted: June 27, 2016 | Comments Off on Great Apps for Owners of Homes for Sale in the Central Valley

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You love your smartphone. It’s a combination calculator, filing cabinet, communication device, and information finder. You even sleep with the device recharging on your night stand. Lucky for you then that your indispensable can prove even more useful now that you own one of the homes for sale in the Central Valley. Just be sure to download these apps, which work for both IOS and Android devices.

Homestyler

The exterior of your new home is going to look just as good as what you saw in the model. That’s because both were created by professionals. As for the interior, you most likely won’t have the benefit of a decorator for your spaces. You won’t need one with AUTODESK® Homestyler, which lets you start with a photo of your room or one of its built-in empty spaces. You can then add fixtures, art, rugs, and 3D furniture to transform your interiors. As a bonus, you get pics of professionally decorated rooms for inspiration. Read the rest of this entry »

When Is It Time to Stop Renting and Start Buying SJV Homes?

Categories: SJV Homes Blog | Posted: June 20, 2016 | Comments Off on When Is It Time to Stop Renting and Start Buying SJV Homes?

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It’s hard to know sometimes who to believe when it comes to real estate. Listen to one expert and he recommends buying property now because of the low interest rates and rising values. Listen to another and she says to hold off because the dearth of inventory makes it a sellers market.

No less a rental authority than Apartment Therapy avoids the question of unpredictable timing by taking a different tack. It recommends that you look at the following signs that it’s time to stop renting and start buying. Read the rest of this entry »

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY HOMES BREAKS GROUND ON NEW NEIGHBORHOOD IN DINUBA, CALIF.

Categories: Press Releases | Posted: June 16, 2016 | Comments Off on SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY HOMES BREAKS GROUND ON NEW NEIGHBORHOOD IN DINUBA, CALIF.

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Viscaya Will Offer 84 Single-Family Homes at Affordable Prices

 

DINUBA, Calif. – Local homebuilder San Joaquin Valley Homes (SJV Homes) has broken ground on the last parcel in Viscaya, a master-planned community offering 84 single-family homes at Saginaw Avenue and Euclid Avenue in Dinuba. Model construction will begin in mid-July 2016, and a grand opening is scheduled for September 2016.

“This new community in a very desirable area of Dinuba will offer premium family homes at affordable prices,” said Joe Leal, co-founder for Visalia-based San Joaquin Valley Homes. “We expect it to be very popular.”

Viscaya will offer four three- and four-bedroom floor plans with three different elevations, ranging in size from 1,443 to 1,872 square feet, on spacious lots averaging 7,000 square feet, with some home sites as large as 11,877 square feet. The open floor plans, with Mediterranean, Tuscan and Craftsman exteriors, will offer kitchens that flow into great rooms and two- and three-car garages. The diverse new floor plans are filled with popular amenities and designed to fit a variety of lifestyles and family sizes.

The three schools that will serve this community are in Dinuba Unified, Roosevelt Elementary, Washington Intermediate and Dinuba High schools. Dinuba is in Tulare County, with a population of about 21,500. The Alta District Museum is located in a restored railroad station in Dinuba; the museum has a collection of materials to illustrate local history.

Viscaya will be close to shopping and major employers including Fruit Patch and Ruiz Food Products. El Monte Park and Recreation Park are also nearby.  With easy access to Highway 99, Viscaya will be less than an hour from Fresno and 40 minutes from the Fresno Yosemite International Airport.

Viscaya is SJV Home’s seventh neighborhood in Tulare County and tenth joint venture with Presidio Residential Capital.

To sign up on the interest list for these beautiful new homes, click here or call us at 559-732-2660.

About SJV Homes 

Deeply rooted in residential construction, the founders of Visalia, California-based San Joaquin Valley Homes have built thousands of quality homes and attractive neighborhoods for Central Valley residents. Founders Joe Leal, Jim Robinson and Randy Merrill share a vision of delivering excellence through every level of building, delivering wonderful homes in great neighborhoods. In 2013, SJV Homes combined forces with Presidio Residential Capital, a real estate investment company based in San Diego. www.sjvhomes.com

 

 

StreetInsider.com: “San Joaquin Valley Homes Breaks Ground on New Neighborhood in Dinuba, Calif.”

Categories: Media Coverage | Posted: June 16, 2016 | Comments Off on StreetInsider.com: “San Joaquin Valley Homes Breaks Ground on New Neighborhood in Dinuba, Calif.”

June 16, 2016 11:21 AM EDT

Local homebuilder San Joaquin Valley Homes (SJV Homes) has broken ground on the last parcel in Viscaya, a master-planned community offering 84 single-family homes at Saginaw Avenue and Euclid Avenue in Dinuba. Model construction will begin in mid-July 2016, and a grand opening is scheduled for September 2016.

“This new community in a very desirable area of Dinuba will offer premium family homes at affordable prices,” said Joe Leal, co-founder for Visalia-based San Joaquin Valley Homes. “We expect it to be very popular.” Read the rest of this entry »

Bloomberg: “San Joaquin Valley Homes Breaks Ground on New Neighborhood in Dinuba, Calif.”

Categories: Media Coverage | Posted: June 16, 2016 | Comments Off on Bloomberg: “San Joaquin Valley Homes Breaks Ground on New Neighborhood in Dinuba, Calif.”

DINUBA, CA — Local homebuilder San Joaquin Valley Homes (SJV Homes) has broken ground on the last parcel in Viscaya, a master-planned community offering 84 single-family homes at Saginaw Avenue and Euclid Avenue in Dinuba. Model construction will begin in mid-July 2016, and a grand opening is scheduled for September 2016.

“This new community in a very desirable area of Dinuba will offer premium family homes at affordable prices,” said Joe Leal, co-founder for Visalia-based San Joaquin Valley Homes. “We expect it to be very popular.” Read the rest of this entry »

Using Your Smartphone as a Smart Tool in Your New San Joaquin Valley Home

Categories: SJV Homes Blog | Posted: June 13, 2016 | Comments Off on Using Your Smartphone as a Smart Tool in Your New San Joaquin Valley Home

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Having a camera on the smartphone in your pocket makes it handy to take photos when the mood hits. In fact, when you decided to buy a home in the San Joaquin Valley, you probably took photos of the models and the neighborhood to share with friends and family. Here are a few more shots to take for organizing your life.

Walk Through
After your new home is built and you check it out with a walk-through, take pictures of the empty spaces. You can then document any changes you want made or any issues that need correcting. When you’re ready to buy furniture, window coverings or other accessories, you have pictures of the space that you can refer to, instead of relying on memory. Read the rest of this entry »

Clever Ways to Save Down Payment Money for a San Joaquin Valley Home

Categories: SJV Homes Blog | Posted: June 6, 2016 | Comments Off on Clever Ways to Save Down Payment Money for a San Joaquin Valley Home

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Scraping together enough money for the down payment on a home can be a challenge. And even if you do have the funds, having extra cash on hand can help with unexpected costs. The following are some of our favorite ways here at San Joaquin Valley Homes to help you and your family save for down payment money.

Week-Number Challenge

The Week-Number Challenge demands that you save dollars equal to the number of weeks that you’re into the challenge. For example, on week one, you save $1. On week 2, you save $2. And on week 3, you save $3, up until week 52, where you put away $52. You’ll end up with $1,378 by the end of the challenge. That may not seem like much but why not get every member of your family into the game? The little ones can contribute one cent, two cents, etc, all the way up to 52 cents. This gives them a financial investment in your next property.

If you feel the end result is still too small, up the ante by ten, so that week one saves $10, week two saves $20, up to week 52 for $520. This strategy ends up with $13,780 by the end of the challenge – enough to buy a $393,000 home if you qualify for an FHA loan with a minimum payment 3.5% down. Read the rest of this entry »