Welcome or Register

Quick Search


view all


Any

Any

No Min.

No Max.


Ridgecrest California BackBeat

DID ALL THAT SHAKING HAVE AN EFFECT?

Now that the earthquakes below us have subsided and the heat of the day has waned, many in Ridgecrest still ask: how has it all affected the housing market? Are people packing up and leaving since many I’ve heard have had enough? Are homes still sel... Read more

WILL THE MARKET SURVIVE THE QUAKES?

The two earthquakes over the July 4th weekend put Ridgecrest in the world news spotlight, and left residents on edge and in wonderment of what might be next. After the shattered glass and broken mirrors were swept up questions began to emerge: Is my house... Read more

MID-YEAR MARKET UPDATE

As goes the weather in Ridgecrest, so moves the housing market in 2019. The cool winter months found homes sales hit their seasonal chill and move at their usual mid-winter pace. However, as the warm days picked in March so did buyers with a passion to pu... Read more

THREE SELF-EVIDENT TRUTHS OF HOME SALES

Here’s a common, often unspoken, home seller creed that is an underlying motivator when selling a home: “I hold this truth to be self-evident that my home is not created equal, that it is endowed by it’s owner with certain unalienable f... Read more

SELLERS CAN MAKE FOR SMOOTH SALE-ING

Some sellers think it is totally the responsibility of the realtor to get things hopping and moving with the sale of a home. The thought is it’s best to leave it up to the professionals since they know what they are doing. Still other sellers have o... Read more

HOW TO RECOGNIZE A QUALIFIED BUYER

Purchase offers are exciting to receive. However, unless a buyer has the ability to purchase, a sale may not truly be on the horizon. Wise sellers should always determine a buyer’s financial status before accepting an offer. A buyer’s purchas... Read more

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT HOMEOWNER’S INSURANCE

A homeowner’s insurance policy is a necessity when purchasing a home. Your lender will require you to have a policy that covers a certain amount of liability in the event there is damage to the home. Most lenders will allow the insurance company to ... Read more

THE PRE-LISTING LIST

Getting a home ready for sale can be a daunting task. For some sellers just thinking about the process brings instant stress and worry. Indeed, there is much to consider when properly preparing a home for sale. Where do we start? What do we do? Check out ... Read more

THE ART OF HOME INSPECTIONS

Every smart buyer and seller should always have their home inspected when purchasing or selling a home. It makes practical sense to know the product you are dealing with. When purchasing a car a smart savvy shopper will get that car thoroughly checked out... Read more

MORE PRICE SETTING MYTH BUSTERS

Pricing a home correctly is sometimes a battle of the wills. The best advice a realtor can give a seller is how to correctly price a home. No matter how beautifully upgraded or well-maintained that castle may be, the correct price will sell a home every t... Read more

DEBUNKING THE MYSTERY OF ESCROW

Homebuyers hear phrases that are often freely thrown around by realtors such as, “Sorry, that home’s in escrow,” or “It fell out of escrow,” or even better “We’re closing escrow!” Escrow is an extremely im... Read more

INSIDER MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

Homes sales in the spring of 2018 had a strong lift-off and hit a high point in March. 49 single family homes closed escrow which is a plateau not seen since 2010. Since then the movement settled and hit an average of 38 homes per month. The market in 201... Read more

GET A RENOVATION LOAN!!

Finding a great low-priced home is getting as difficult as finding a rainbow after the rain in Ridgecrest. They do appear, but you’ll need to quickly view it and then be in awe of it, otherwise it’s gone. However some lower-end homes need so m... Read more

HOW TO PREPARE TO BUY A HOME

Buying a home is one of the most important decisions a person will make in their lifetime. If done properly, purchasing will open up a wealth of opportunities. Being prepared will take much of the stress and surprise out of the process. Here are a few imp... Read more

WHY YOU NEED A TOP REALTOR

Thought your iPhone, computer, or health insurance policy is complex? How about attempting to sell or purchase a home? According to the California Association of Realtors about 418,000 homes have changed hands in California in the past 12 months. A vast... Read more

AVERAGE PRICE MARKDOWN

A very important method to measure the health of our local housing market, and one often missed, is the average price markdown. This is derived by comparing the list prices of homes versus the final sold price at the closing of escrow. This is significant... Read more

CRS - Certified Residential SpecialistEqual Housing OpportunityMLS membershipREALTOR® certification

Real Estate Websites by iHOUSEweb iconiHOUSEweb | Admin Menu