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Blog Archive for June, 2017

New Home Facts to Consider When You’re Shopping for a House

Categories: SJV Homes Blog | Posted: June 26, 2017 | Comments Off on New Home Facts to Consider When You’re Shopping for a House

Some people automatically assume it is more expensive to move into a newly built home as opposed to a resale home. What they may not consider is by the time you knock out walls, repair or replace the roof or spring for a new, more efficient heating system or new windows, you’re really not saving as much as you thought you’d be. Plus, you’re setting yourself up for endless weekend projects – ones that don’t involve hobbies or fun!

Newly built homes have more storage space. People accumulate more today. It’s just a fact of life! Back in the day, people had limited wardrobes and fewer possessions and could get by with small closets. In today’s world, you can never have enough storage space. So, when you consider new homes have roughly three times the closet space of older homes, it’s easy to see how a new home will be less cluttered and more organized than a home with less than ample storage options. Read the rest of this entry »

San Joaquin Valley Homes to Hold Grand Opening at Chelsea West, Offering 80 Homes in Visalia

Categories: Press Releases | Posted: June 21, 2017 | Comments Off on San Joaquin Valley Homes to Hold Grand Opening at Chelsea West, Offering 80 Homes in Visalia

City’s Newest Neighborhood, an Extension of Chelsea Place, Offers Ideal Family Location, Easy Commute 

VISALIA, Calif.San Joaquin Valley Homes (SJV Homes) will hold a grand opening on Saturday, June 24 at Chelsea West, an 18-acre community offering 80 single-family homes at East Monte Vista Avenue and Santa Fe Street in Visalia. During the grand opening, interested homebuyers are invited to tour three model homes from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. After the grand opening, the sales office will be open Sunday through Monday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The community is scheduled to be complete by December 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

Surprise Dad with A Man Cave for Father’s Day at SJV Homes

Categories: SJV Homes Blog | Posted: June 16, 2017 | Comments Off on Surprise Dad with A Man Cave for Father’s Day at SJV Homes

There are a million reasons to get dad his own man cave on Father’s Day. Maybe it’s because he needs a place to chill out at the end of a hard work day. Or after taking care of you and the kids all day, he wants to wind down in his own space. But the best reason of all is that you love him and you want to take care of him because of all the care he’s given you.

Presenting the cave
Ordinarily, the best time to present your Father’s Day gift is during the day itself. You’d walk dad down the hall, open the door and enjoy his surprise at the well-designed room. But this deprives him of one of the main pleasures of a man cave: he gets to design it himself. Read the rest of this entry »

Five of the Coolest Home Automation Products on the Market

Categories: SJV Homes Blog | Posted: June 12, 2017 | Comments Off on Five of the Coolest Home Automation Products on the Market

Today’s technology allows you to do some amazing things with your home – and many of them make your life easier and filled with convenience. If you’re looking for the coolest home automation products on the market, there are certainly plenty of options to choose from! With the wide variety of home automation products currently available, you can turn your house into something out of a science fiction movie with just the snap of your fingers.

1. The BeOn Starter Pack
Lighting your home is one of the most critical deterrents to thieves. You’ve been taught leaving a light on when you’re away from home or setting lights on a timer is a great way to make thieves wonder whether or not there is someone inside the home. The BeOn Starter Pack, however, takes it to a new level. This amazing innovation mimics your lighting patterns even when you aren’t home, making it impossible to tell whether there’s someone in your home at a glance or not. These bulbs will also stay on in the event of a power outage and can be programmed to respond to your doorbell or light up the house if your alarm goes off. Read the rest of this entry »

Four Reasons Why a New Pine River Estates Home is a Better Value Than That Older House You Want to Buy

Categories: SJV Homes Blog | Posted: June 5, 2017 | Comments Off on Four Reasons Why a New Pine River Estates Home is a Better Value Than That Older House You Want to Buy

If you’re just looking at the sales price, buying an older home could seem to get you more for your money than new construction, except you’re going to be living with your purchase for as many as 30 years. So it doesn’t make a lot of sense to use a one-time number as the basis for comparison.
Instead, you should consider the long-term value of what you’re buying. You may discover that new properties like those at Pine River Estates turn out to be a better buy. And here are the reasons why. Read the rest of this entry »