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Buying a Ventura home involves many components. You need to save up for your down payment and closing costs. Then, do you choose a fixed-rate or adjustable-rate mortgage? As of the writing of this post, 30-year fixed-rate mortgage sit at an average interest rate of 6.32%. One of the aspects lende...
02/20/2023
Are you an ultramarathoner or someone just starting out? The Ventura Seaside Marathon 2023 offers something for all levels of experience and more. Running provides an outlet for exercise with a reasonable cost to perform. No gym membership needed. Just a pair of shoes and a desire to hit the road...
02/06/2023
The rising costs of basic living expenses has everyone looking to save a buck wherever they can. When it comes to selling your home, you can save money by staging it yourself, repairing some things yourself before you list, or doing some landscaping projects on your own. But for the actual sellin...
01/16/2023
We hope everyone had a great time celebrating the holidays. We certainly did. Our gray skies seem rather appropriate for this time of year. Why? Well, they match the gray whales migrating through our Pacific Ocean waters right now. In fact, if you want to see these majestic creatures up close, sc...
01/03/2023
If you plan on financing your Ventura County home purchase, you have a few different choices to make in regards to financing. Conventional? FHA? VA (for the veterans and current military)? Then, there's fixed-rate mortgage vs adjustable. Each one offers its own set of pros and cons. So, how do yo...
12/19/2022
The holidays are a magical time of year. Thank you to everyone who participated in the Ventura Can-Tree Food Drive last weekend, too. This can be felt particularly in the decorations we see around town and in our homes. Living next to the ocean, Ventura residents enjoy extending that luminescence...
12/05/2022
In just three days, many of us will be sitting down to a sumptuous meal with our loved ones. And in just five weeks from now, we celebrate Christmas. That usually entails another huge meal with our friends and family. Unfortunately, the holidays can be a hard time for people without the means or ...
11/21/2022
Our local pumpkin patches stand empty. Halloween is over. Thanksgiving takes place in just over two weeks. Many stores decided to go back to closing their doors on Thanksgiving to allow their employees the chance to celebrate with their families. That means a mad rush for great deals on Black Fri...
11/08/2022
Halloween falls on a Monday this year. But several areas around Ventura County offer fun things to do before the big day. In addition to the various pumpkin patches and corn mazes, you might want to participate in some of these Ventura Harbor Halloween events scheduled for the weekend before Hall...
10/17/2022
The weather finally appears to be cooling off. Thank goodness. October marks the beginning of the end of the year. With it comes the first of several end-of-year holiday events: Halloween. If you need something fun to do with the family, visit one of these Ventura County Pumpkin Patches.2022 Vent...
10/03/2022
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