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Blog Archive for July, 2017

San Joaquin Valley Homes Announces Grand Opening of Chandler Park, a Community of 115 Single-Family Homes in Hanford, Calif.

Categories: Press Releases | Posted: July 31, 2017 | Comments Off on San Joaquin Valley Homes Announces Grand Opening of Chandler Park, a Community of 115 Single-Family Homes in Hanford, Calif.

Chandler Park in Hanford, Calif.

 Three Model Homes Available for Tours Starting Saturday, Aug. 5

HANFORD, Calif.San Joaquin Valley Homes (SJV Homes) announces the Grand Opening of Chandler Park — a 28.75 acre residential community of 115 single-family homes in Southwest Hanford, Calif., on Saturday, August 5.

Three distinct model homes will be available for tours at 12th Avenue and Hume Avenue from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be prizes, giveaways and refreshments from Bite Me Mini Donuts and hot dogs with beverages, as well as music from Soft Rock 98.9.

“We expect homebuyer interest to be high for these Chandler Park homes, since there is high demand for new housing in the Hanford community,” said Joe Leal, co-founder for Visalia-based SJV Homes. “The neighborhood’s proximity to Naval Air Station Lemoore, which is just 20 miles away, also should attract military families who prefer to buy a new home, rather than rent one on base through military housing.”          Read the rest of this entry »

My Town: New Home Living in Hanford, California

Categories: SJV Homes Blog | Posted: July 31, 2017 | Comments Off on My Town: New Home Living in Hanford, California

If you’re thinking about buying a home in the San Joaquin Valley of California, Hanford is a great place to shop for your dream home.

And the timing is perfect… This Saturday, August 5, is the Grand Opening of Chandler Park in Hanford from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., so come by and take a look at our gorgeous model homes!

Buyers who are looking for a brand-new home will be delighted by everything this wonderful community offers. This 28.75 acre residential community will contain 115 single-family homes, making it the perfect opportunity for you to move into a community filled with new residents who are just as eager as you to make the most of the boundless opportunities provided to them. Chandler Park will fill an incredible need for new homes in the growing Hanford, California, community – so if you’re interested in moving into this area, you’ll need to move fast! Read the rest of this entry »

Builder: “SJV Homes Starts Model Home Construction in Chandler Park”

Categories: Media Coverage | Posted: July 28, 2017 | Comments Off on Builder: “SJV Homes Starts Model Home Construction in Chandler Park”
July 28, 2017

The Hanford, Calif. community will contain 115 homes on 28.75 acres.

Seven Ways to Keep Cool and Save Energy in Your SJV Home

Categories: SJV Homes Blog | Posted: July 24, 2017 | Comments Off on Seven Ways to Keep Cool and Save Energy in Your SJV Home

If the past few weeks predict anything weather wise, the summer is going to be long and hot in the Central Valley. Fortunately, the advanced insulation and energy technologies in San Joaquin Valley Homes will keep you cooler while saving you on energy bills better than an older home. There are still steps, however, you can take to help beat the heat without shelling out extra money monthly.

1. Bring in the Cool

Even on the hottest days, temps are cooler during the evening and early morning. Open all your windows and, if it’s safe, your doors to let in the cooler air. Openings across from each other are particularly useful because they allow for cross ventilation. Read the rest of this entry »

Summer Moving Tips for San Joaquin Valley Homes

Categories: SJV Homes Blog | Posted: July 17, 2017 | Comments Off on Summer Moving Tips for San Joaquin Valley Homes

With the kids out of school, longer daylight hours and excellent weather, summer excels as the most popular time to move. If you’re planning to change homes at this time of year, check out these tips to make everything go smoother.

1. Pick the right time

Summer can be the worst time of the year to move. Because everybody is doing it during the season, scheduling can be difficult, especially at the last minute. Prices are at their highest because demand is at the greatest. If you can possibly move outside of summer, you’ll get lower prices and a wider range of movers and times to pick from. Read the rest of this entry »

Your College Graduate: Back in the Nest Again

Categories: SJV Homes Blog | Posted: July 10, 2017 | Comments Off on Your College Graduate: Back in the Nest Again

Your son or daughter finally graduated from college. The event was both a bittersweet goodbye to a child and a hearty welcome to the new adult in your family. You were looking forward to downsizing to a new San Joaquin Valley Home or buying one with a bedroom you could turn into you craft or hobby room. But now that your millennial wants to move back in with you, all your plans have to change. Read the rest of this entry »

San Joaquin Valley Homes Begins Model Construction on 115 Single-Family Residences in Hanford, Calif.

Categories: Press Releases | Posted: July 10, 2017 | Comments Off on San Joaquin Valley Homes Begins Model Construction on 115 Single-Family Residences in Hanford, Calif.

Model Homes at Chandler Park to Open August 2017

HANFORD, Calif. – San Joaquin Valley Homes (SJV Homes) has started construction on model homes at Chandler Park — a 28.75 acre residential community located at 12th Avenue and Hume Avenue in Hanford. The developer is building 115 single-family homes, which are scheduled to open for sale in August of 2017.

“We are eagerly anticipating the introduction of our Chandler Park models to the Hanford community,” said Joe Leal, co-founder for Visalia-based SJV Homes. “This development will fill a void in the community that has a proven demand for new housing.” Read the rest of this entry »

Yahoo! Finance: “San Joaquin Valley Homes Begins Model Construction on 115 Single-Family Residences in Hanford, Calif.”

Categories: Media Coverage | Posted: July 10, 2017 | Comments Off on Yahoo! Finance: “San Joaquin Valley Homes Begins Model Construction on 115 Single-Family Residences in Hanford, Calif.”

San Joaquin Valley Homes (SJV Homes) has started construction on model homes at Chandler Park — a 28.75 acre residential community located at 12th Avenue and Hume Avenue in Hanford. The developer is building 115 single-family homes, which are scheduled to open for sale in August of 2017.

“We are eagerly anticipating the introduction of our Chandler Park models to the Hanford community,” said Joe Leal, co-founder for Visalia-based SJV Homes. “This development will fill a void in the community that has a proven demand for new housing”.

Chandler Park will offer three- and four-bedroom homes with two- or three-car garages in five floor plans ranging from 1,443-2,100 square feet. The homes will have covered front porches, nine-foot ceilings, energy-efficient windows and fixtures, kitchens with snack bars and islands, washable cabinets resistant to scratches and heat and walk-in closets. A wide variety of upgrades and options will be available.

Hanford is a growing community with one of California’s most thriving downtowns.
Chandler Park is located two miles from downtown Hanford and less than two miles from the Hanford Amtrak station. This new neighborhood is serviced by Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School, Woodrow Wilson Junior High and Hanford West High School. Hanford was recently named one of the “Prettiest Painted Places in America” by the Rohm and Haas Paint Quality Institute.

Founded in 2013 by Joe Leal, Jim Robinson and Randy Merrill, SJV Homes plans on selling its 1,000th home by July, making it one of the region’s most active homebuilders.

Chandler Park is a joint venture project with Presidio Residential Capital, a San Diego-based real estate investment company that funds 100 percent of the projects and operations of SJV Homes.

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

 

Think You Can’t Afford to Buy a Home? Here are Five Ways You Can Afford to Buy a San Joaquin Valley Home

Categories: SJV Homes Blog | Posted: July 3, 2017 | Comments Off on Think You Can’t Afford to Buy a Home? Here are Five Ways You Can Afford to Buy a San Joaquin Valley Home

Buying a home in today’s market can be expensive, which may cause some California residents to feel as if they cannot afford to buy a home. If you think a little creatively, however, you may be surprised by what you can actually afford. Here are five things you can do to make your dream of owning a home an affordable reality.

1. Broaden Your Location: A common problem first-time home buyers face is becoming fixated on a certain town or neighborhood. This is often a major factor in what is making home ownership unattainable. If you are flexible and consider different areas, you may be surprised by what you can find. The further you move away from a city center, the more affordable homes become. Housing affordability is one of the many reasons why people choose to purchase a home in the San Joaquin Valley. Read the rest of this entry »