costs of property investment

Are you thinking of buying an investment property? Investing in real estate is a good opportunity to build wealth and achieve monthly cash flow. But do you know the true holding costs of property investment? What are these ongoing costs when making investment property and how much of these costs do you need to take into account to understand whether a property is going to be positively geared or negatively geared? Investment property expenses add up and can fluctuate over the course of ownership for a range of different reasons, whether it be unexpected repairs, rising interest rates or changing market conditions. As a responsible investor, it’sRead More →

3017 Wilson Rd Bakersfield, CA 93304

The Fourth of July is the most beloved national holiday in the US commemorating the birth of American liberation. It is celebrated with merriment ranging from fireworks, parades and concerts to a more casual family get-together and barbecues. Bakersfield is one city that enjoys a rich heritage and many traditions including the Independence Day celebration. And just like any other year, it is again ready to mark the holiday in a grand fashion for 2018 with a firework show! The Fourth at River Walk The Fourth at River Walk has become a well-attended favorite in Bakersfield County and is back again! Featuring live music by MentoRead More →

move-in ready homes

Moving into a new home is the ultimate fresh start for a new life. We all look for a secure place that is filled with all amenities, facilities and suitable environment to create a new image. Wouldn’t it be more comforting to know and see exactly what your home will look like before you buy? This is where move-in ready homes have an advantage! To point out some of the potential benefits of buying a move-in home: Enjoy It Now.  You do not have to wait to move into the house. All you have to do is make the payment, sign the necessary papers and move in with your baggage.Read More →

mortgage qualifications

Mortgage Qualifications When we envision a successful future, our dreams almost always tend to include a home. Each of us may differ in house preferences yet the goal remains the same—a place to call our own! Financing is the most important aspect of the home buying process. Although your financial status is one of the many things that lenders will look more closely at, it doesn’t mean you can get a mortgage because you have a tremendous credit history and impressive assets. Here are some factors that will be considered in your application: Down Payment The 20 percent down payment is all but dead. You can now make a down paymentRead More →

home prices birth rates

Being a parent alone is a difficult job and with the rising cost of living including housing, the more reasons would-be parents are reassessing their financial situations before growing their family. A recent report by real estate website, Zillow indicated an increase of 10% in home values relative to the 1.5% decrease in birth rates among women between 25-29. This was notably observed in Los Angeles County, where rising home values prompted 2,588 fewer babies born to women in this age group in 2016 than would have other been expected. Outside of California, other cities like Chicago, Seattle, Austin and New York are also showing a huge decline in birth rates in respect to rising home values. ZillowRead More →