San Joaquin Valley Homes Blog

Blog Archive for August, 2017

My Town, My Street in Bakersfield, California

Categories: SJV Homes Blog | Posted: August 28, 2017 | Comments Off on My Town, My Street in Bakersfield, California

When looking for a new home it is important to consider both the home and the local community. Finding a home you love in a community that is not a good fit or settling for a home you do not like in a great town will not make you happy in the end. Luckily, Tuscany in Bakersfield provides homeowners with the best of both worlds. Consider these reasons we are sure you’ll soon fall in love with your town, your street, and your home in Tuscany.

Your Home

Tuscany currently has several spacious homes for sale. All the homes are at least 2,000 square feet. Some are over 3,000 square feet, giving you plenty of room to spread out. Each home has either a two- or three-car garage, giving you plenty of room for your vehicles or to use for storage. Read the rest of this entry »

Turn Your Dream Bedroom into a Reality with These Four Simple Decorating Tips

Categories: SJV Homes Blog | Posted: August 21, 2017 | Comments Off on Turn Your Dream Bedroom into a Reality with These Four Simple Decorating Tips

Your bedroom is your oasis. It’s the one room in the house that’s only yours. When guests come over they wander through the kitchen, dining room, and living rooms, but most of them avoid your bedroom. It’s your sanctuary. As such, you should decorate it in a way that creates a haven for you, a beautiful place for relaxation and comfort.

1. Bigger is Better

It’s easier to enjoy your oasis if it feels more open and spacious. So, if your bedroom feels a little cramped and you’d like to open it up, there’s a quick trick that will give the illusion of more space with minimal effort and cost to you. Simply place two mirrors on the sides of your bed, behind your night stands. Read the rest of this entry »

My Town, My Street – New Home Living in Visalia, CA

Categories: SJV Homes Blog | Posted: August 14, 2017 | Comments Off on My Town, My Street – New Home Living in Visalia, CA

With rental prices continuing to soar, many around the Visalia, California, region are finding it’s the perfect time to make the leap to home ownership. Although there are plenty of choices when it comes to picking the right home, the brand new 37-acre Pine River Estates community has become a leading option in Visalia thanks to its combination of affordability and excellent features. Given the overall strength of the California economy, historically low interest rates and the wealth of possibilities for home ownership, the right home for your family might be just around the corner at Pine River Estates. Here’s a look at why now is a great time to make the switch from renter to new home living in Visalia. Read the rest of this entry »

Enthusiastic Homebuyers Visit Chandler Park During August 5 Grand Opening in Hanford, Calif.

Categories: Press Releases | Posted: August 11, 2017 | Comments Off on Enthusiastic Homebuyers Visit Chandler Park During August 5 Grand Opening in Hanford, Calif.

San Joaquin Valley Homes Offers 113 Single-Family Homes, Addressing Shortage of Housing in the San Joaquin Valley

HANFORD, Calif. – More than 150 potential homebuyers attended a grand opening celebration last Saturday at Chandler Park, a 28.75 acre residential community offering 113 single-family homes at 12th Avenue by San Joaquin Valley Homes (SJV Homes) and Presidio Residential Capital.

“We’re thrilled so many people came out, and we’re pleased we can fill this need for new housing in Hanford,” said Danny Garcia, vice president of sales for Visalia-based SJV Homes. “Interest in this community is strong. Three homes are already in contract and six homes have been reserved.” Read the rest of this entry »

Emergency Preparedness: Creating a Plan for the Family

Categories: SJV Homes Blog | Posted: August 7, 2017 | Comments Off on Emergency Preparedness: Creating a Plan for the Family

You can’t predict when disaster is going to strike or which one is going to hit you. From being woken in the middle of the night to the news you need to evacuate your home to a weather emergency in the middle of the day, disasters can strike at any time. Creating an emergency preparedness plan for your family is the best way to be sure that if an emergency does occur, you’ll know how to react.

Step One: Prepare an Evacuation Route

If there’s a fire or an intruder, how will your family get out of the house swiftly and efficiently? If the kids must leave differently than you–climbing through their windows to get to safety, for example–where should they meet you? Your evacuation plan should also include wider plans like how you’ll get out of the neighborhood or even out of town if necessary. Discuss where you will meet up with family members and how you will get in touch with each other if, for some reason, cell phones aren’t working or they have been forgotten. Read the rest of this entry »