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River’s Edge by Bonadelle Neighborhoods

River’s Edge $20,000 Incentive!

How would you spend $20,000 on a brand new home?  When Fresno home buyers purchase a River’s Edge home, they’ll receive $20,000 to spend as desired on their new home! Whether it’s a pool, additional upgrades, appliances, or solar features, families have the option to spend $20,000 on anything they need for their gorgeous new home.

Clovis North Educational Center

Clovis North Educational Center

River’s Edge is located across from the prestigious Clovis North Educational Center and features ten distinctive plans ranging in size from 1,109 to 3,537 square feet. The community is conveniently housed near North Fresno’s most desirable dining and shopping, such as River Park, Villagio and RiverView Shopping Centers. River’s Edge is also near plenty of recreational hubs, including:

Todd Beamer Skating Park
• Millerton Lake
• Fort Washington & Copper River Country Clubs and much more!

visit the River’s Edge Welcome Center today!


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Clovis North Area Foreclosures for Sale

5 Tips for buying a Clovis North Foreclosure

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The Clovis North area of NE Fresno and Clovis is home to incredible communities such as, Harlan Ranch, Copper River Ranch and several others. Clovis North foreclosure homes are a rare find, but well worth the effort if you can find and purchase one. Currently there are only 10 active Clovis North foreclosures on the market and only 35 have sold over the past 6 months.   Here are 5 tips for buying a Clovis North area foreclosure home.

1. Find Clovis North Foreclosure listings – This is the easy part. All you need to do is let us know we’ll send you a current list of ALL Clovis North foreclosures homes for sale. We will set up a personalized map search that will update you as soon as a new Clovis North home comes on the market.  Request list below!

2. Work with a specialized agent – A Realtor who specializes in Clovis North Homes is not only a time saver, but a necessity these days.The right Realtor will guide you through the process, help you find the best properties, tip you off to the various issues, challenges, and risks, and do the ins-and-outs along the way, from researching property title documents to recommending reputable inspectors and contractors.

3. Understand your buying options – The safest way to buy a Fresno foreclosure property is to buy it back from the bank (bank foreclosed properties are also called real estate owned, or REOs). That’s because you can inspect the home before you buy it, and you can finance the purchase with a mortgage. Furthermore, when a bank takes back a home, it will usually clear any outstanding liens.

4. Budget for repairs/renovations – Don’t underestimate the amount of work that may be needed, as these homes are sold in “as is.” A good rule of thumb is to factor in 8-10% for updates and repairs on any  foreclosure purchase.  Although a Clovis North foreclosure home might not have as many repairs needed as other Fresno foreclosures, it is better to be safe then sorry.

5. Make an appropriate/competitive offer – Make sure you’ve done your homework, taking into consideration not only the price, but also the condition of the property, and the surrounding neighborhood. . Also, you have to be pre-approved before you can submit an offer (banks won’t consider offers without a pre-approval letter).

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Are You Confused by Today’s Real Estate News & Info? ME TOO!

Confused by real estate news and reports?

Fresno Real Estate

Fresno Real Estate

First of all let me say, me too (and I’m in real estate)!  One day you hear that things are “looking up and strong” and the next day it’s, “the market will be going down more from here.”  So who do you listen to? What are the facts?  Why all the confusion?  We all know how easy it is to predict the future!

First and foremost, no one knows what will be around the economic corner and the future of real estate. We wrote an article earlier this year titled, The Top 3 Reason NOT to buy a Home in 2012, which could easily be used to describe the best reasons to buy a home this year.  I’m sure if you were to Google, “top real estate predictions for 2012″ you would get every extreme of the spectrum of thought and analysis.

Either way I’m sure that reality lays between the banks of two extremes and only time will tell.  Confusing right?  This is why it is important for you to ask and answer a couple of questions to clear the clouds of confusion.  It is important for you to consider your own economic forecast/outlook, as it may be the only thing you have some insight into and may accurately predict. For instance, do you expect to be in your current job and career this time next year?  Do you expect your income to go up, down or stay the same?  What are the needs of your family this year and for next?  Answering these questions will give you some confidence and peace about the coming year.

If you decide that you may need to move or find a new home, we can help.  If you need additional help with determining your housing situation and options, please don’t hesitate to connect with us.  We would love to sit down with you and help you process (with no obligation) your situation and goals.

So what do you think about the next 6 months for the real estate market?  We would love to hear from you!

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New Construction Homes for Sale in Northwest Fresno

Rare Opportunity to buy a New Home in Northwest Fresno Ca

The Bluffs in NW Fresno

The Bluffs in NW Fresno

It is rare opportunity to build a new construction home in northwest Fresno, that is unless you have $1 million plus. That is why we are encouraging you to check out Wilson Homes new development in northwest Fresno at The Bluffs (N/Herndon & W/Marks).  Wilson Homes has a long standing reputation in Fresno and Clovis Ca for high standard quality construction and for developing well planned communities.  New construction homes in this northwest Fresno Wilson development range from $190k up to $340k.   There are 11 home model designs to choose from ranging from 1200 sqft up to 2600+ sqft.  All of these northwest Fresno new construction homes are built with green/eco friendly materials and are highly energy efficient, which makes these Fresno homes an incredible investment for your family and the local environment.

Don’t miss your opportunity to build your new construction home in northwest Fresno!  Call us for immediate assistance at 559.325.4043.  For a FREE list of all northwest Fresno home for sale, fill out the form below to get started.

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The Top 5 Northwest Fresno Schools According to API Scores

API scores for Northwest Fresno Schools

Northwest Fresno

Northwest Fresno

Northwest Fresno is one of the most desired and sought after areas in Fresno Ca.  The family-friendly neighborhoods, well-equipped parks, and educational opportunities are a real draw.  Many clients looking for homes are also looking for a good school for their children.  Northwest Fresno boasts some of Fresno Unified School District’s top schools.  API scores are one way to measure a school’s success and can be an indicator of academic strengths.  Here are the top 5 northwest Fresno elementary schools according to API scores. 

  1. Forkner Elementary: located at 7120 N. Valentine, just north of Herndon Ave.  2011 API score of 888, one of the best scores in Fresno Unified School District.  Forkner is located in a quiet northwest Fresno neighborhood, close to Orchid Park and local shopping.  Avg Price Range for homes in this area is…
  2. Bullard TALENT: located on 4950 N. Harrison, across the street from Fig Garden Village.  A unique kindergarten-8th grade school where children are exposed to the arts every day.  Bullard TALENT’s 2011 API Score was 854. Avg Price Range for homes in this area is…
  3. Gibson Elementary: located in northwest Fresno at 1266 W. Barstow Ave.  Gibson has a good reputation in the NW Fresno area with a 2011 API score of 851Gibson is close to many desirable northwest Fresno neighborhoods and local shopping. Avg Price Range for homes in this area is…
  4. Malloch Elementary: located at 2251 W. Morris Ave.  Malloch is tucked into a quiet, and well established, northwest Fresno neighborhood near Forkner and Bullard.  It is right across the street from one of Fresno’s best parks, Oso de Oro.  Malloch has a 2011 API score of 837. Avg Price Range for homes in this area is…
  5. Starr Elementary: located at 1780 W. Sierra, just east of West Avenue.  Located in a great NW Fresno neighborhood where many children walk/ride bikes to/from school.  Starr is next to Howard B. Holman park and local shopping.  Starr has a 2011 API score of 821. Avg Price Range for homes in this area is…

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Super Clean Clovis Home for Sale

Beautiful Clovis Home For Sale

1225 Saginaw Clovis Ca

Clovis Home for Sale

Clovis Home for Sale

This Clovis home for sale, is exactly what you have been waiting for!  As you will see, this 3 bed/2 bath Clovis home has been beautifully cared for and maintained and is ready for you to move in!  Meticulously manicured and mature landscaping makes this a perfect home to relax and enjoy life. For all you Clovis home buyers frustrated with waiting on banks for approval… this is a TRADITIONAL SALE and you can have an answer in 24 hours!

Relax, Enjoy!

Relax, Enjoy!

Additional Features Include:

  • Professional landscaping (thousands of dollars invested)
  • New, custom designer interior paint
  • New, neutral carpet throughout
  • Wood laminate flooring
  • Newer tile roof and A/C
  • A custom pergola with  pull down shades and a stone pavers patio
  • Clovis Unified Schools!
  • To see more pics CLICK HERE

Price: Only $149,900!!!

1225 Saginaw Front view

Front View

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Fresno Foreclosed Homes For Sale in North West Fresno

5 Tips for buying Foreclosed homes in north west Fresno

Tenaya Park

Tenaya Park

Foreclosed homes in Fresno Ca in the sought after northwest Fresno area are a rare find, but when you are able to find them you have found a hidden gem.  Some foreclosed homes in Fresno are selling at up to 50% less than comparable Fresno homes. Talk about a bargain. Here are 5 tips for buying a Fresno foreclosure in north west Fresno.

1. Find north west Fresno Foreclosure listings – This is the easy part. All you need to do is let us know we’ll send you a current list of ALL Foreclosed homes in Fresno Ca for sale. Request list below!

2. Work with a specialized agent – A Realtor who specializes in Fresno foreclosures and north west Fresno is not only a time saver, but a necessity these days. They will guide you through the process, help you find the best properties, tip you off to the various issues, challenges, and risks, and do the ins-and-outs along the way, from researching property title documents to recommending reputable inspectors and contractors.

3. Understand your buying options – The safest way to buy a Fresno foreclosed homes property is to buy it back from the bank (bank foreclosed properties are also called real estate owned, or REOs). That’s because you can inspect the home before you buy it, and you can finance the purchase with a mortgage. Furthermore, when a bank takes back a home, it will clear any outstanding liens.

4. Budget for repairs/renovations – Don’t underestimate the amount of work that may be needed to restore the home to a “livable” condition as these residences are sold “as is.” A good rule of thumb is to factor in 10% for updates and repairs on any Fresno foreclosure purchase. Not all Fresno foreclosures require that much money for repairs, but it is better to be safe then sorry!

5. Make an appropriate offer – Make sure you’ve done your homework, taking into consideration not only the price, but also the condition of the property, and the surrounding neighborhood. Ideally, you want to find a foreclosure in a Fresno neighborhood that hasn’t had very many of them.   Also, you have to be pre-approved before you can submit an offer (banks won’t consider offers without a pre-approval letter).

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Justin Pointe & Chestnut Grove may soon be sold out!

Justin Pointe & Chestnut Grove

Justin Pointe & Chestnut Grove by De Young Properties may soon be sold out!  Don’t miss the opportunity to build a new home in these prime north east Fresno locations (with Clovis Unified schools).  De Young Properties is an award winning Fresno Ca area home builder with a legacy of innovation and excellence and of helping Valley families realize their dream of home ownership.

These communities won’t last – don’t hesitate!

Chestnut Grove

Chestnut Grove

Chestnut Grove: With a new home in Chestnut Grove you’ll be part of a charming, mature neighborhood where everything you need is right around the corner (Located on the northeast corner of Chestnut and Teague)!

Justin Pointe: If you are looking for a new home in the popular northeast Fresno area, with large yards and a price you can afford – look no futher than Justin Pointe. This is the obvious choice for a family-friendly neighborhood that combines spacious living, prime location, highly-acclaimed Clovis schools, generous amenities and affordable prices (Located on Nees, near Willow).

Other exceptional De Young communities

The Fairways: Luxury custom homes sites over looking Fort Washington Country Club in Fresno.  The Fairways

Bella Vista: Natural foothill setting with scenic views on a spacious home sites only 15 minutes from Fresno and Clovis.  Bella Vista

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Is is still a good time to buy a home in Fresno?

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How to know if you should buy a Fresno Home?

“Is it still a good time to buy or sell a home in the Fresno and Clovis area?” Most likely this is  the most often asked question I receive these days.  It is no wonder when the economy looks bleak and everyone (even in the real estate business) has a different opinion.  My “typical” answer involves two different perspectives.

2 Perspectives on Home Buying

  1. “From a purely numbers stand point, this is still one of the best times in history to buy.” With interest rates still well below 5% (as of this blog date), inventory still relatively high and home values under valued – this is a great time to be making an investment in a Fresno or Clovis area home.
  2. The other side of the coin is that, “no this may not be the best time for you to buy.”  No individual or family has the same situation or reason(s) for buying.  For instance, some people are motivated by the low interest rates and yet given their current job/financial situation they would be better off waiting.  Others are looking to downsize their current home and buy something for less that better fits their present day needs.  In this case, although they will sell in a down market, the plus side is they may be able to pay cash for a smaller home or for a lessor mortgage – which makes for a great financial decision for years to come.

Whatever your situation may be it is helpful to process your choices with an objective 3rd party who  wants what is best for you and your family and to walk wisely into whatever choice you make. That is where we at Fresno Real Estate come in.  If you would like to talk about your current situation and options for buying or selling in today’s market email or call me today.  559.325.4043 or [email protected]

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Fresno Real Estate is Growing: Fresno Realtors Needed!

Licensed Fresno Realtors Needed Immediately!

Fresno Real Estate

Fresno Real Estate

We’re growing and need Fresno area Realtors immediately! We need immediate help serving our existing clients.  We seek exceptional part or full-time licensed Realtors with impeccable real estate skills to serve our clients with honesty and integrity.  If you’re looking for opportunity to grow and build your business, we would love to connect.

Why Join Fresno Real Estate?

1.  Keep More. Highest paid compensation in Clovis/Fresno.  No technology, marketing, franchise, desk, or monthly fees!

2.  FREE Clients. We’ll match existing and new client’s interest with your expertise.  For example, if you went to Clovis West High School, we’ll send any clients who are looking for a home in the Clovis West School District to you!  We’re seeking Fresno experts in all areas of Fresno and the various types of real estate (e.g., agriculture, lots / land, commercial, residential, etc.)

3.  Save Time. Spend more time doing what you want to do.  No office floor time or wasted “productivity” meetings – ever!

4.  Less Stress. Our transaction coordinator assists you with each transaction to make your life easier.  You’ll learn how to save the environment, valuable time, and work more efficiently all at the same time!

5.  Learn More. One-on-one training, career education, personalized mentoring and “how to” advice that will really help.

At Fresno Real Estate our goal is to help you reach yours. Contact us today and advance your real estate career by saving time and earning more.  How is that possible?  Because you’ll receive new clients and higher compensation starting tomorrow.  And you’ll finally be working with a company that cares about YOU.

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