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    Buying Land In California

    By Andrea Murray | January 28, 2023

    Buying land in California can be an exciting and rewarding adventure with tons of possibilities. With its breathtaking scenery and endless recreational activities, there is something for everyone to explore here. From hot-air balloon rides above Temecula Valley to skiing in Big Bear or Lake Arrowhead, the Inland Empire provides a unique escape from the... Read More

    October Market Update

    By Chris Murray | October 20, 2022

    Here is your market update for October.  Rates have continued their upward trend as  the fed raised its benchmark rate by another 75 basis points last month resulting in rates hovering around 7.35% which represents an increase of a full 2.0% over the course of the last two months or so resulting in buyers becoming... Read More

    August 2022 Market Update

    By Chris Murray | August 22, 2022

    We just wanted to keep you up to date on what we are seeing in the real estate market right now.  As you know, interest rates had soared to nearly 6% from the 4.25% we had end of March and from the 2.5% we enjoyed at end of 2021 and I am sure you heard... Read More

    Top Budget Friendly Home Updates for Spring 2022

    By Andrea Murray | April 7, 2022

    It’s that time of year again, and Spring is among us! For many of our home sellers, it’s time to start all those projects you’ve been putting off and get the house ready to sell! Typically, Spring is considered the start of the “Home Buying Season,” when buyers are more prepared to go house hunting... Read More

    When is a room a bedroom?

    By Chris Murray | March 18, 2022

    Here is a great article from realtor.com answering a very common question. What is required to be considered a bedroom? Read More

    IDAHO? ARIZONA? NEVADA?TEXAS? TENNESSEE? WHERE CALIFORNIANS ARE MOVING TO

    By Andrea Murray | March 6, 2022

    As many of you know, there has been a huge uptick in many people leaving the Golden State for a multitude of reasons. After tallying up our numbers and having a whopping 14 people move to Idaho alone in 2021, the numbers left me wondering where else Californians are ending up settling when they do... Read More

    6 TIPS FOR FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER

    By Andrea Murray | March 5, 2022

    Buying your first home is a huge accomplishment! It’s an exciting step in your life that you’ve probably been thinking about (and saving up for!) for a long time. But for most first-time buyers, buying a home can feel overwhelming – and you’re certainly not alone in feeling this way. So if you’re getting ready... Read More

    Murrieta Market Data (Always Real Time)

    By Chris Murray | February 8, 2022

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    Southern California Renovations Perfect for Winter 2020

    By Chris Murray | December 9, 2020

    Southern California is known for having incredibly mild winters, so what better time to tackle some home renovations? Plus when you take into consideration the pandemic and being stuck in the house for months on end, it’s not unusual for people to want a change. Plus, when you take into consideration 92% real estate agents,... Read More

    What a Post COVID-19 World Will Look Like for Home Buyers and Sellers

    By Chris Murray | June 24, 2020

    Site: https://www.inlandempiresold.com/ What a Post COVID-19 World Will Look Like for Home Buyers and Sellers   Many home buyers and sellers have promptly hit the brakes on their real estate endeavours — which at the start of 2020 seemed very promising. With the spread of the coronavirus and the incoming recession, many are wondering the... Read More