Beaumont, CA Real Estate News

By Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor, (909) 557-6966- Specialize 55+ Communties Banning
(Sun Lakes Realty)
Commuters Are Spending More Time in Traffic  Ruining their Health and Deprciating their Automobiles Approx. 10.8 million Americans travel an hour each way to work, and 600,000 more have a one-way commute of at least 90 minutes and 50 miles according to the US Census Bureau. The average American commutes 25 minutes each way to work, but few Americans know just how much that time is worth.   Studies prove that driving long distances daily can have a negative impact  your health (high blood pressure, Diabites, Back Problems, Migranes) and on the automobile plus the mileage you put on your car makes it worth less at turn in date (lease) or when you trade it in for another vehicle plus tires and brake replacements. Check out where you can manually estimate annual fuel costs by taking your to...
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By Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor, (909) 557-6966- Specialize 55+ Communties Banning
(Sun Lakes Realty)
18 Tips to Have a Successful Open House This Weekend   I started my business doing open houses. My broker said I should be getting my name out there (Branding Myself) so I volunteered to do other agent's open houses and my first few listings had sometimes 2 open houses a week until they were in escrow.  I still believe it is important to show your listings to as many buyers as possible. Perhaps someone is driving by and sees the sign and stops. This could be the house they have been looking for and think how happy your seller will feel when you call later and say 5 people really liked the house and you are expecting 2-3 offers tonight.        Here are some tips to have a successful open house and make your buyers feel comfortable:   1) Put the open house in your MLS section so it gets p...
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By Todd & Devona Garrigus, Broker / REALTORS®
(Garrigus Real Estate)
Beaumont CA Standard Sales, Beaumont CA Short Sales, Beaumont CA Wash Sales As the Beaumont CA housing market improves, many more Beaumont CA standard sales are hitting the open housing market. This is great news for many that want to sell or need to sell for various reasons. Selling your Beaumont CA home and realizing equity after the sale is a great thing and easily appreciated considering the housing crash we just endured a few years ago. If you are considering selling your Beaumont home as a standard sale, we can help you determine what your Beaumont home is worth, how much you will walk away with after the sale and help you implement a great selling strategy that can garner you a good selling price without letting your Beaumont home listing stay too long on the market. But there ar...
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By Todd & Devona Garrigus, Broker / REALTORS®
(Garrigus Real Estate)
Housing Inventory is at an Extreme Low in 2014, All Cash to Buy a Home If you're in the market to buy a home in 2014, you may need a bank-load of cash to be competitive in the buyer pool. According to this Nightly News report many homes are being sold to cash buyers, as much as 40% or more! The obvious conclusion to this type of market is that soon home prices will shoot up. Yes, the extremes of real estate values has made everyone's heads spin, but unfortunately the lows seen in real estate prices at the bottom of the housing crash were over-compensating at best to the economy at the time. Here in the California Real Estate Market, we've seen 40% to 60% price swings, or more!!!! Here's the Nightly News Video:  
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By Diana Mangan, SOLERA Oak Valley Greens Homes for Sale
(Solera Realty Team)
Sold In Solera Oak Valley Greens, April 2014 DURING THE MONTH OF April, 2014 | REAL ESTATE NEWS By Diana Mangan Where Have All the Buyers Gone? I have been humming that little tune for the last several months. There’s a real slowdown in housing activity in Solera and other senior communities in southern California. I have researched the reasons for the slowdown, and have come up with the following: First, the loss of affordability. The increase in prices, combined with higher interest rates have led to a drop in housing affordability. Second, we are seeing fewer buyers because investor activity has dropped significantly from this time last year. Since 2009, investors comprised a large share of buying activity, but with increased prices and higher interest rates, investor activity has wa...
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By Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor, (909) 557-6966- Specialize 55+ Communties Banning
(Sun Lakes Realty)
Legislative Day in Sacramento on April 30, 2014 was Terrific Last week approximately 2500 Realtors invaded Sacramento, CA to kick off Legislative Day and the CAR Convention. We met up in the Convention Center to see Governor Brown speak to us. Kevin Brown, our CAR President was the emcee to introduce many dignitaries and politicians.  It was a great experience and then we walked to the State Capital to meet with 4 Assemblymen/Senators and discuss 4 bills regarding homeowner's rights. It was a fun day and then a big celebration that evening to all Realtors in the State who had paid into the Legal Fund when paying their annual dues. No matter what state you live in and sell real estate, it is important to support your state association. They are at the capital fighting for Realtors® and t...
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By Todd & Devona Garrigus, Broker / REALTORS®
(Garrigus Real Estate)
Beaumont CA - How to Price My Home Beaumont, California Are you wondering what your Beaumont CA home is worth? Are you considering selling and don't know where to start? There are various ways you can price your Beaumont home. The values of Beaumont CA homes change every single day, and knowing how much your Beaumont home could sell for can be tricky, and even cost you money! Don't worry, we can help. We offer all Beaumont residents a free valuation for their Beaumont CA homes or other real estate. Our Comparable Market Analysis, also known as a CMA, can more accurately price your Beaumont home than any automated online system or website. We personally work on your Beaumont CA home valuation ourselves. We employ our professional skill and experience we've gained over the years to better...
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By Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor, (909) 557-6966- Specialize 55+ Communties Banning
(Sun Lakes Realty)
  Buyers........Spread Your Wings and Fly to Find Your New Nest   Buyers........Spread Your Wings and Fly to Find Your New Nest California is a dream come true state no matter what your needs or wants are. We have year round warm weather, beautiful beaches, rustic mountains and desert communities. If you are looking for a home in southern California, please contact me. I am a local California Realtor, live in the Inland Empire community and aware of the local market. I am here to help you find a home or to sell the home you currently own. California has great opportunities to view Nature and Bird Watching. Whatever your needs are, you will find it here in California! From the Inland Empire you are 45 minutes to the beaches, mountains or desert. Housing is affordable in the Inland Empire...
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By Todd & Devona Garrigus, Broker / REALTORS®
(Garrigus Real Estate)
Beaumont CA Short Sale Beaumont, California real estate has seen some drastic swings in prices, conditions and inventory. First, when the Beaumont housing crashed in 2007, no one could sell a house. Anyone trying to only chased Beaumont home buyers with dropping prices. Then came all the Beaumont CA foreclosures. This attracted many cash buyers and investors. As banks realized that flooding the Beaumont real estate market with foreclosures drove prices down even further, they began holding on to their Beaumont foreclosed homes. This brought a new wave to the Beaumont real estate market: Beaumont CA Short Sales! The Beaumont CA Short Sale Yes, Beaumont California has seen the rise and fall of the short sale, and this type of transaction helped many distressed Beaumont homeowners reset th...
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By Todd & Devona Garrigus, Broker / REALTORS®
(Garrigus Real Estate)
Coldwell Banker Beaumont CA - REALTORS Beaumont CA - Beaumont Realty Are you buying or selling a Beaumont home? When hiring a Beaumont REALTOR make sure you use an agent with experience, and works for a trusted name, like Coldwell Banker, in Beaumont, California. We are Todd and Devona Garrigus, Garrigus Real Estate, and we work under the trusted Coldwell Banker Kivett-Teeters brokerage that has been serving the Southern California area for decades. If you're buying or selling a Beaumont house, we have extensive experience in short sales, standard sales, foreclosures, and home purchasing. We can help you avoid the many pitfalls of selling, and help you find the right home and deal when buying. Give us a call and interview us to see if we are the right Beaumont CA real estate agents for ...
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By Todd & Devona Garrigus, Broker / REALTORS®
(Garrigus Real Estate)
What is 'Exclusive Right To Sell' on a California Listing Agreement? Or Also Known As An 'Exclusive Authorization and Right To Sell' Before I get into a layman's term explanation of what an Exclusive Right To Sell Listing option is, here's a few official definitions: Exclusive Right To Sell Listing (According to the RELMARK Real Estate Glossary): A listing agreement employing a broker to act as agent for the seller of real property under the terms of which the broker is entitled to a commission if the property is sold during the duration of the listing through another broker or by the owner without the services of an agent. Here's another: Exclusive Right To Sell Listing ( According to Barron's Dictionary of Real Estate Terms): Employment contract giving the BROKER the right to collect ...
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By Todd & Devona Garrigus, Broker / REALTORS®
(Garrigus Real Estate)
Tournament Hills Home For Sale - THREE DAY OPEN HOUSE BEGINNING 4/11/14A beautiful and clean home is for sale in the Tournament Hills Community, in Beaumont California. The home is 1,802 Square Feet, 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, an office/den, two car garage and an awesome kitchen with granite counter-tops and stainless-steel appliances.We will be holding an open house for this immaculate Tournament Hills house this Friday through Sunday.Below is the open house schedule for each day: Friday, April 11th, 2014: 3PM to 6PM Saturday, April 12th, 2014: 11AM to 5PM Sunday, April 13th, 2014: 11AM to 5PM Full Address is:37092 Meadow Brook Way, Beaumont California 92223If you'd like to call ahead for information or to schedule a time to view the property call me:Todd Garrigus - 951-490-3698For mo...
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By Todd & Devona Garrigus, Broker / REALTORS®
(Garrigus Real Estate)
The Redlands Bike Classic is starting tomorrow here in Beaumont.... ARE YOU READY FOR THE TRAFFIC AND DETOURS?! No, I'm not condemning the Redlands Bike Classic, but every year I always forget the chaos it causes until I get in my car and attempt to go somewhere. So be forewarned, because I told ya so! Update: Here are a few pictures I took of the action:  
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By Diana Mangan, SOLERA Oak Valley Greens Homes for Sale
(Solera Realty Team)
Sold In Solera Oak Valley Greens, March 2014 DURING THE MONTH OF March, 2014 | REAL ESTATE NEWS By Diana Mangan The distressed housing market has shrunk dramatically since the housing downturn. “Vastly improved home prices over the past five years have changed the landscape of California’s distressed housing market, which is now just a fraction of what it was during the Great Recession”, according to the California Association of Realtors. In January 2009, 79.4 percent of all homes sold in Riverside County were distressed, which includes short sales and real estate-owned (REOs) properties. Five years later, that figure has shrunk to 15.6 percent. (C.A.R.) “The dramatic drop in the share of distressed sales throughout the state reflects a market that is fully transitioning from the housi...
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By Todd & Devona Garrigus, Broker / REALTORS®
(Garrigus Real Estate)
Ready to Sell Your Beaumont, California Home? Who's the Best REALTORS? ------------ So, you're ready to sell your Beaumont home. Well you've found one of the best real estate teams in Southern California. We are Garrigus Real Estate, and we specialize in home sellers in Southern California, especially in Beaumont, because we live and work in Beaumont, California! We know intimately all the Beaumont communities, like Fairway Canyon, Tournament Hills, The Oak Valley Greens, Sundance, Solera by Del Webb, Stetson, Three Rings Ranch, Seneca and Sun Lakes (even if the community is technically in the City of Banning), etc. etc.... But its a bold statement to claim we're the best real estate agents in Beaumont, right?! We make that statement because that's what we truly believe: We Truly Believ...
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By Todd & Devona Garrigus, Broker / REALTORS®
(Garrigus Real Estate)
Beaumont California Short Sales- Yes, you can still short sale your Beaumont home One of the most frequent questions we get when speaking to Beaumont real estate clients is "Can I still short sale my Beaumont home?" The short, simple answer is "Yes!" Many Beaumont, California homeowners actually don't know if their home sale is a short sale, a standard sale or a wash sale (where the home seller doesn't short the bank in the payoff, but there is no equity either). This is where an accurate professional Beaumont Comparable Market Analysis is so important. Simply looking at a Zillow estimate, or at a neighboring sales price does not suffice. We can conduct a Beaumont home valuation for you that can more accurately predict what the best selling price would be for your Beaumont property, at ...
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By Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor, (909) 557-6966- Specialize 55+ Communties Banning
(Sun Lakes Realty)
Real Estate Hidden Gems for Buyers/Sellers in the Inland Empire SoCAL  The information from “Hidden Gems” was compiled by surveying more than 1,500 members of the ActiveRain community.  Real estate professionals were given a list of home features and asked to rate each item based on the value to the home buyers.  Here is the raw data we worked with to build this infographic. If you are looking for a home to buy or ready to sell, please give me a call as I am experienced and you will be pleased with my services. I am Standard Sales, Trusts, Probate, Short Sales, Condos, and Single Family Homes Data provided by ActiveRain.com.  ActiveRain is an online community of real estate professionals who exchange best practices, write real estate blogs, and get free education from the industry and t...
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By Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor, (909) 557-6966- Specialize 55+ Communties Banning
(Sun Lakes Realty)
FREE Beaumont Electronic Recycling Today March 30, 2014 Today at the HOME Depot Parking Lot they are having a free recycling event for computers, monitors, laptops, TV's, Video Players, Stereo's, Old Cell Phones and all that other electronic junk sitting around your garage. Load it in your auto or truck and take it down and get rid of it. I just got back from taking an old TV and a laptop (removed the HD). This is Spring time and we all need to do some spring cleaning. Thanks for Reading my Blog Kristin Hamilton DRE #014092138 Keller Williams Realty – I am a full time agent and deal in all types of real estate transactions. Trusts, Probate, Short Sales, Standard Listing, Single Family Homes, Apartments 1-4 units, Duplexes and Condos. I am also an experienced REO agent. I sell real estat...
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By Todd & Devona Garrigus, Broker / REALTORS®
(Garrigus Real Estate)
Tournament Hills Beaumont Homes For Sale $265,000, 3Bd/2Ba Single Family House, 1792 sqft.    Garrigus Real Estate | Coldwell Banker Kivett Teeters | 951-490-3683 37092 Meadow Brook Way, Beaumont, CA 92223 Clean Home w/ New Carpet For Sale in Tournament Hills in Beaumont CA 3Bd/2Ba Single Family House   $265,000 Year Built 2004 Sq Footage 1792 sqft. Bedrooms 3 Beds Bathrooms 2 Baths Floors 1 Parking 2 Garage Laundry In Unit Lot Size 5227 Square Feet HOA/Maint $115 Website Tournament Hills Homes DESCRIPTION Clean Home w/ New Carpet For Sale in Tournament Hills in Beaumont CA. Owner just installed brand new carpet. Home also features tiled flooring, granite counter tops, indoor laundry, gated community and Tournament Hills is located on a PGA golf course.   Beaumont see additional photos ...
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By Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor, (909) 557-6966- Specialize 55+ Communties Banning
(Sun Lakes Realty)
11 Steps for Successful Marketing   1. Set up Financial Goals. Setting up financial goals will help give you  motivation to carry out your marketing plans. Put your goals in writing and read them daily. Make lists and cross off goals completed as this will keep you on track.   2. Stay Active on Social Media. Many potential buyers and sellers start their search on the internet. First they look at homes and then they look for an agent so staying active on social media means your name will pop up if you stay active on social media sites. Do you have a presence on Google+, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Facebook (Realtor Page), ActiveRain and WordPress Blog? Post your just listed,pending and closed sales here on social media sites.   3. Sharpening Skills. Experts will tell you to attend 4 se...
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