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5 ways to save thousands on your first home purchase

Are you in the process of buying your first home? This article outlines how you could save thousands of dollars during the home buying …

6 Affordable Renovations That Will Instantly Boost Your Home Value

Chances are your home is the most expensive thing you’ve ever bought. Yet if you’re like most of us, what you spent to acquire it is only the …

Patagonia moves forward with plans at former Brooks Institute campus in Ventura

Patagonia is moving forward with plans to turn a former visual arts school into expanded operations for its outdoors-focused business.<p>The company …

Child Care

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Why You Should Replace Your Kitchen Cabinets with Drawers

The typical American kitchen (as of this writing) has a row of upper cabinets and another, deeper row of cabinets under the countertop. The lower …

Are Romantic Addresses a Better Investment?

Could love-themed addresses help you sell a listing faster? A study from Sharestates, a crowdfunding platform for real estate investors, examined …

Real Estate

50-acre business park to be developed at Needham Ranch

A new business park is slated for the development of a commercial business park at the site of Needham Ranch, sitting between Highway 14 and downtown …

Los Angeles

Nearly One in Four Homes Sold for More Than Their Asking Price in 2017

The numbers reveal an increasingly competitive market.<p>If offering the asking price on a home last year wasn’t enough for you to secure the sale, …

How to shop for a home in this challenging market

<b>In September 2017, sales of new homes in the U.S. shot up to the highest level in nearly a decade.</b><p>The Commerce Department reported an 18.9% increase …

We Asked The Pros: Which Home Improvements Have the Best ROI in 2018

Every homeowner wants to get the biggest impact possible out of their home improvements. Whether you’re looking to make a move in the near future or …

Target Just Announced a New Line That Will Make You Say, "Anthropologie Who?"

There's nothing more disheartening than falling in love with the perfect decor piece for your home, only to check the price and get the wind knocked out of you by sticker shock. (I still have dreams about the stunning Anthropologie rug I lusted over before realizing the $100 price was for a tiny …

Home Decorating

10 hard truths no one tells you about buying a house

Being a homeowner is part of the American dream, but that white picket fence comes with a side of unexpected realities.<p>While buying and owning a home can be fun and rewarding, it's not all HGTV makes it out be. From hidden expenses to housekeeping demands, it involves a lot more mental and monetary …

Real Estate

FHA Approved Condos and Townhouses in Santa Clarita

FHA Approved Condos and Townhomes in <b>Valencia</b> 91355, 91354<br>West Creek – (North Valencia) – Expires 2/7/19<br>West Hills – (North Valencia) – Expires …

If You Can Buy... You Simply Should.. Here's Why

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Prices Per Square Foot in Santa Clarita -Way Better Than SFV

en_US<p>Home Prices Per Square Foot in Santa Clarita -Way Better Than SFV<p>Team Rocco Real Estate<p>article<p>en_US<p>Home Prices Per Square Foot in Santa Clarita …

What $1 million buys right now in three Ventura County real estate markets

Here's a look at how far $1 million goes in the Newbury Park, Simi Valley and Ventura housing markets.<p><b>NEWBURY PARK:</b> This remodeled two-story house in an equestrian area is prime for outdoor entertaining, with expansive decking and a swimming pool.<p><b>Address:</b> 571 Citation Way, Newbury Park, 91320<p><b>Listed</b> …

Where Can You Park a Tiny Home?

Darryl Bray had hoped to park the 84-square-foot house that he built for himself in a secluded place, maybe on some spare acreage on a farm in Connecticut.<p>But finding that kind of spot proved harder than expected, so instead Mr. Bray’s tiny home on wheels sits in the parking lot of the light …

Hudson Valley

Buyers Pay More for Homes with These 12 Features

Remodeling is a big investment—and whether you’re doing it for your own benefit or with an eye towards selling your house, it’s nice to know which …

Online mortgage calculators don't give homeowners the full picture — here's what to use instead

Becoming a homeowner is a complicated process and a major financial commitment, and figuring out the true cost requires a good amount of research.<p>Many people will often turn to online mortgage calculators to determine what they can afford, but this tool comes with a few glaring limitations.<p>In fact, …

‘Co-Borrowing’ to Afford a Home is Gaining Popularity. Who’s Doing it and Why?

Home buyers are increasingly taking on co-borrowers to help gain an edge, defray costs and shoulder the burden in a housing market characterized by …

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Why You Shouldn't Make a Big Down Payment On Your First Home

For decades, it was one of the few hard-and-fast rules when purchasing a home: Put 20% down. A hefty down payment would help you build up equity …

The 7 biggest mortgage mistakes to avoid

A mortgage is the biggest debt most of us will ever carry, and a home is the most expensive purchase we will ever make.<p>That's why it's so important …

Personal Finance

26 Things You Need to Know to Build Credit

View Gallery<p>26 photos<p>skynesher / iStock.com<p>If you're thinking about doing anything that requires someone to review your credit — like buying a home …

Crime: Santa Clarita Drops 3 Spots in 2017 Rankings

en_US<p>According to the SAFEWISE CRIME REPORT, Santa Clarita slipped a few points from its previous ranking of<p>Team Rocco Real …

Want Home Prices To Level Off? Get on Board With Newhall Ranch Project

No one loves to be in a crowded place, be it an over-packed theme park, or in their own city. But something’s gotta give: either we begin building …

Millennials Are Buying Homes Because of Their Dogs - Not Their Children or Marriages

They want a better yard for their best friend<p>It’s no secret that millennials love dogs and now their four-legged friends are starting to influence …

How Your Credit Score Is Determined

Don’t believe the myth of the single credit score. You actually have hundreds of scores! Don’t panic, though; when most people talk credit scores, …

What to know about gentrification before buying a house in LA

Plus, how not to be a gentrifier<p><i>This story is part of a first-person series on house hunting in LA. To read more about what’s it like to buy a house in Los Angeles right now,</i> <i>click here</i><i>.</i><p>No Los Angeles house hunting story would be complete without mentioning gentrification. At the center of this …

If You Like Fixer Upper, You're Going to Love These 7 Stores

A post shared by Joanna Stevens Gaines (@joannagaines) on May 30, 2017 at 5:10pm PDT<p>You know <b>Chip</b> and <b>Joanna Gaines</b>.<p>Not only are they the cutest couple …

Kitchen Gadgets