October 2016 Ventura County Real Estate Market Analysis

Today’s post will look at the Ventura County real estate market in October 2016. October saw a decrease in the number of homes sold as compared to September as well as an increase in inventory. However, the average listing price and sales price were both up from September. In fact, the average sales price was … Continued

Troop Real Estate – Ventura County Brokerage

In today’s post, we are going to take a quick look at one of the largest residential real estate brokerages in Ventura County. If you talk to anyone who has bought a home in the last decade or two, they have probably heard of Troop Real Estate. What many people may not realize is that … Continued

Property Deeds In California

A property deed is the method in which a Grantor (old owner) transfers ownership of real property to a Grantee (new owner). This transfer of ownership can either be voluntary by both parties or it can be by an involuntary means, such as a foreclosure or tax auction. There are several types of deeds that … Continued

Dodd-Frank Act: Synopsis for Ventura County Residents

The official name of the Dodd-Frank Act is the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.  It was signed into law in 2010 and was one of the biggest changes to financial regulation that the United States has ever seen.  Initially conceived as a response to the housing bubble crash and the Great Recession … Continued

A Real Estate Company’s Analysis On A New Housing Bubble

Collateral Analytics is a company that develops tools and products to help real estate professionals analyze markets and trends. They recently wrote a post titled “Is a New Home Price Bubble Forming” in which they used some of their proprietary tools to analyze many different markets and neighborhoods in the United States. In their post they … Continued

7 Tips For Hiring a Contractor in Ventua County

HomeAdvisor.com recently published an article entitled 7 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring Pros that gives some good tips to take into consideration when you are looking for someone to work on your home. Most of the points are very good, but we wanted to take a moment and add our thoughts to each one of … Continued

Real Estate Agent Choices In Ventura County

There are numerous ways to buy a home in Ventura County. You can purchase a home through a For Sale By Owner (FSBO), through an online auction site, or even a live auction. While some of these methods may be gaining popularity, most people will agree that a traditional sale using a real estate agent … Continued

Craigslist Ventura As A Resource To Buy Or Sell A Home

Most people today have used, or at least heard of Craigslist. Craigslist is a website devoted to classified advertisements. Users can find ads ranging from CDs for sale to job listings. What people may or may not know is that Craigslist Ventura is becoming more and more popular for the purchase and sale of real … Continued

Dream Home Property Solutions

Dream Home Property Solutions, LLC is a professional, full service real estate solutions firm that buys and sells properties throughout Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. We specialize in assisting clients with any real estate situation that they may find themselves in. Founded in 2014 by Ainslee Charles and Cornelius Charles, Dream Home Property Solutions is excited to be … Continued