October Existing-Home Sales

NAR released a summary of existing-home sales data showing that the housing market sales pace slowed down from last month, as October’s existing-home sales reach the 5.36 million seasonally adjusted annual rate. October existing-home sales marks 13 consecutive months of year over year gains, and sales are up 3.9 percent from a year ago.  The […]

The True Story Behind Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving story you know probably goes a bit like this: English Pilgrims, seeking religious freedom, landed in Plymouth, Massachusetts, where they found a rich land full of animals and were greeted by a friendly Indian named Squanto, who taught them how to plant corn. The true story is more complicated. Once you learn about […]

What is my Westlake Village home worth? Market Report for 11/27/15

Home Prices in Westlake Village for November 27, 2015  Real estate market data provided by Ryan Huggins of Huggins Homes About the Westlake Village Area Westlake Village is a planned community that straddles the Los Angeles and Ventura county line. The eastern portion is the incorporated city of Westlake Village, located on the western edge […]

What is my Thousand Oaks home worth? Market report for 11/27/15

Home Prices in Thousand Oaks for November 27, 2015  Real estate market data provided by Ryan Huggins of Huggins Homes About the Thousand Oaks Area The City of Thousand Oaks is a premiere community recognized for being one of the most desirable places in all of California to live, work, recreate, and raise a family. […]

What is my Simi Valley home worth? Market Report for 11/27/15

Home Prices in Simi Valley for November 27, 2015  Real estate market data provided by Ryan Huggins of Huggins Homes About the Simi Valley Area The city of Simi Valley (from the Chumash word, Shimiyi), is situated in the southeast corner of Ventura County. The city’s 2014 population has been estimated at 126,871, up from […]

What is my Newbury Park home worth? Market Report for 11/27/15

Home Prices in Newbury Park for November 27, 2015  Real estate market data provided by Ryan Huggins of Huggins Homes About the Newbury Park Area Newbury Park is a community located mostly within the western portion of the city of Thousand Oaks in Ventura County, California. The census-designated place (CDP) of Casa Conejo is also […]

What is my Moorpark home worth? Market Report for 11/27/15

Home Prices in Moorpark for November 12, 2015  Real estate market data provided by Ryan Huggins of Huggins Homes About the Moorpark Area Moorpark was founded when the application for the Moorpark Post Office was granted on June 1, 1900. The townsite of Moorpark was owned and surveyed by Robert Poindexter and his wife, Madeline. […]

What is my Conejo Oaks home worth? Market report for 11/27/15

Home Prices in Conejo Oaks for November 27, 2015  Real estate market data provided by Ryan Huggins of Huggins Homes About the Conejo Oaks Area Conejo Oaks is a hidden gem in the heart of Thousand Oaks.  One of the original communities this area boasts large lots, some of which are even horse zoned!  Many […]

What is my Camarillo home worth? Market Report for 11/27/15

  Home Prices in Camarillo for November 27, 2015  Real estate market data provided by Ryan Huggins of Huggins Homes About the Camarillo Area Camarillo is named for Adolfo and Juan Camarillo, two of the few pre-1848 California natives of Hispanic ancestry to preserve the city’s heritage after the arrival of Anglo settlers. The railroad coast […]

Please join Huggins Homes at the 2015 CSMAOR Young Professionals Holiday Toy Drive and Mixer!

Please join Huggins Homes at this fun event featuring food, entertainment and more in support of the Young Professionals Network of the Conejo Simi Moorpark Association of Realtors! It will be held this Thursday, December 3rd at the Simi Valley Grand Vista Hotel from 5pm to 8pm.  Price of admission: a new UNWRAPPED toy or […]

Modest Improvements in Conventional Loan Limits

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced the conforming loan limits for 2016 today. Limits will rise in a 39 counties around the country. The national conforming limit remains unchanged, but could rise in the near future. Every year, the FHFA evaluates home price growth at the national level in order to adjust the national […]

Latest New Home Sales (October 2015)

There was a big rebound in new home sales in October after a very poor showing in September. Even with the gain, the sales pace of newly constructed homes is only about half of what it should be. Home builders need to get busier. Specifically, the annualized sales pace in October was 495,000, a gain […]

Thanksgiving Day: How family and friends can influence the home purchase

This Thanksgiving we look at how recent buyers are choosing their homes, and how their friends and family can influence their decision. While we don’t all get to see our families every day, for many home buyers having the option to do so can impact the home they purchase. Based on data from the recently […]

Stage the Bathroom: 7 Simple Ideas

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Since 2000, the standard home for-sale was about 1,800 square feet – which mostly stayed steady for several years. But lately, the standard new home has swelled to 2,200 square feet, according to the National Association of Home Builders. Where is all of that extra space going? Bathrooms. Builders […]

What is my Westlake Village home worth? Market Report for 11/19/15

Home Prices in Westlake Village for November 19, 2015  Real estate market data provided by Ryan Huggins of Huggins Homes About the Westlake Village Area Westlake Village is a planned community that straddles the Los Angeles and Ventura county line. The eastern portion is the incorporated city of Westlake Village, located on the western edge […]

What is my Thousand Oaks home worth? Market report for 11/19/15

Home Prices in Thousand Oaks for November 19, 2015  Real estate market data provided by Ryan Huggins of Huggins Homes About the Thousand Oaks Area The City of Thousand Oaks is a premiere community recognized for being one of the most desirable places in all of California to live, work, recreate, and raise a family. […]

What is my Simi Valley home worth? Market Report for 11/19/15

Home Prices in Simi Valley for November 19, 2015  Real estate market data provided by Ryan Huggins of Huggins Homes About the Simi Valley Area The city of Simi Valley (from the Chumash word, Shimiyi), is situated in the southeast corner of Ventura County. The city’s 2014 population has been estimated at 126,871, up from […]

What is my Newbury Park home worth? Market Report for 11/19/15

Home Prices in Newbury Park for November 19, 2015  Real estate market data provided by Ryan Huggins of Huggins Homes About the Newbury Park Area Newbury Park is a community located mostly within the western portion of the city of Thousand Oaks in Ventura County, California. The census-designated place (CDP) of Casa Conejo is also […]

What is my Moorpark home worth? Market Report for 11/19/15

Home Prices in Moorpark for November 12, 2015  Real estate market data provided by Ryan Huggins of Huggins Homes About the Moorpark Area Moorpark was founded when the application for the Moorpark Post Office was granted on June 1, 1900. The townsite of Moorpark was owned and surveyed by Robert Poindexter and his wife, Madeline. […]

What is my Conejo Oaks home worth? Market report for 11/19/15

Home Prices in Conejo Oaks for November 19, 2015 Real estate market data provided by Ryan Huggins of Huggins Homes About the Conejo Oaks Area Conejo Oaks is a hidden gem in the heart of Thousand Oaks.  One of the original communities this area boasts large lots, some of which are even horse zoned!  Many […]