Riverside, CA Real Estate News

By Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor, (909) 557-6966- Specialize 55+ Communties Banning
(Berkshire Hathaway California Realty)
  Is That Snow on the Mountain?         We are having some typical winter weather and it is perfect for driving to the mountains to enjoy the day walking around the lake, shopping, having a nice lunch or going skiing and snowboarding.           Lots of lodging places if you are interested in spending a few days relaxing in the San Bernardino Mountains.               This is Big Bear, CA and a balmy 36 degrees today. Where else can you snowboard and then run around in a t-shirt afterwards?             Visit Snow Summit if you are interested in Snowboarding or Skiing.   Snow Summit Resort 880 Summit Blvd.   Big Bear Lake, CA 909-866-5766 Facebook       California is a dream come true state no matter what your needs or wants are. We have year round warm weather, beautiful beaches, rustic m...
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By Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor, (909) 557-6966- Specialize 55+ Communties Banning
(Berkshire Hathaway California Realty)
I Love Snowmen and Here’s a Little History   Is the ‘Snowman’ a Christmas decoration or does it stand for something else? You start seeing snowmen decorations in late November or early December and are usually stuffed snow people to decorate the house or are Christmas tree decorations so that would make you think it is a holiday character.        But I beg to disagree. When do you start seeing snowmen outside? Normally when the weather gets really cold and it snows.         Kids and their parents alike are outside making a snowman and decorating it with hats, scarves, carrot noses, coal eyes, tree branch arms and sometimes they are a reflection of the person living in the house? Interesting!               And this may be a long time before Christmas depending on the climate where you l...
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By Kristal Wilson, Cause We Like 'Em New ~ New Home Specialist!
(KB Home)
Orangecrest Riverside Real Estate Update -  November/December 2012 Traditionally the holiday season results in a slow down of real estate activity. Not true in the Orangecrest Riverside neighborhood. More transactions are in escrow, more homes closed and more listings for sale. More is the word for Orangecrest. Orangecrest Riverside Real Estate  provides information on a masterplanned community with homes built from the 1980's forward. Orangecrest is a tract community dotted with parks, shopping and newer schools. The Orangecrest Park is host to the junior league baseball team, soccer games and a community center which houses meeting rooms and a library.The widely recognized school district has been the recipient of several awards and statewide recognition, from the elementary schools t...
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By Kristal Wilson, Cause We Like 'Em New ~ New Home Specialist!
(KB Home)
Lake Hills Reserve Real Estate Update November/December 2012 Despite the holiday season more homes were listed for sale in the Lake Hills Reserve during the months of November and December, than previous months. Standard sales out numbered the distressed sales by 73%. This report provides current information for buyers and sellers interested in the 750 acre masterplanned mountaintop community - Lake Hills Reserve. Nestled among the rolling hills this community offers panoramic city, canyon and Lake Mathews views. It is a beautifully designed community which includes 500 acres of preserved green space, parks and hiking trails. The HOA fees support an Olympic size pool, picnic area and pavilion with fire pit. Lake Hills Reserve Real Estate Update Active Listings: 14 (11 Standard Sales <3 ...
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By Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor, (909) 557-6966- Specialize 55+ Communties Banning
(Berkshire Hathaway California Realty)
  Interesting Facts       In 1904, this was the first time people celebrated New Years Eve in One Times Square in New York. The first New Year’s Eve Ball lowering celebration atop One Times Square was in 1907. It was made of iron and wood, weighed 700 pounds, and was covered with 100 light bulbs. Fireworks had been banned so the lights would shine over the city.   The New York Times owned the building where the tower is located but moved to another location in 1914. The NY Times retained this property but finally sold it in 1961 to a developer. In 1920, a 400-pound iron Ball replaced the iron and wood Ball. In 1942 and 1943, the ball did not drop as due to wartime restrictions, the lights stayed off. People still came to the site and stood at midnight for a minute of silence and then be...
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By Christina Sanchez Hood, #SiliconValleyHOODS | Inspired Living
Riverside Real Estate Report - December 2012 Looking to find a home for sale in Riverside California?  Here is the Riverside Real Estate Report of December 2012.  The Currently there are 140 Active Listings on the Market The Median Days on Market is 59 The Median Listing Price is $339,500 Of the Active Listings, 33.6% are Distressed Listings (foreclosures and short sales) Click on the Map to View more Market Insider Information Riverside Homes for Sale - New Listings Riverside Homes for Sale - Foreclosure Listings Riverside Homes for Sale - Short Sale Listings Call or email anytime to discuss how this information can benefit your Riverside home sale or home purchase!  Call 1-909-963-1789 for answers! Thinking of Selling Your Home in Riverside? Visit My Seller Page to See How I Can Help...
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By Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor, (909) 557-6966- Specialize 55+ Communties Banning
(Berkshire Hathaway California Realty)
  Do you have Chips ……………..RFID Chips.   Last July 2012, I did an article about RIFD Chips in Credit Cards entitled “ALERT…Protect Your Credit Cards”. Here is some updated information.     An RFID is a tiny radio transmitter on a chip. Credit cards with an RFID chip transmit account information, like a name or account number, to a reader at a checkout counter. An RFID credit card is designed to be more convenient than swiping the card's magnetic strip through a reader; someone can easily wave his or her wallet over an RFID reader without even having to take the card out. Cards with RFID tags can be identified by a symbol featuring four curved lines, or by the words payPass, payWave or Blink. Customers with these cards can simply wave them at the POS and the RFID chip inside the card sen...
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By Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor, (909) 557-6966- Specialize 55+ Communties Banning
(Berkshire Hathaway California Realty)
  Merry Christmas... Do 26 Acts of Kindness to Honor Newtown, CT Victims       I first saw this on the NBC news yesterday and was so inspired to look it up. Ann Curry, a News Anchor came up with this campaign “26 Acts of Kindness” to remember the 20 children and 6 adult victims of Newtown CT.  by doing some acts of kindness. I think this was such a creative and inventive idea especially for this time of the year. Something as simple as holding a door or smiling at someone and I am sure it will be well received by the other person. Or if financially able, helping someone in the shopping line who is short on funds or buying someone a burger and coffee that needs a little help. Do as little or as much….do 1, 2 or 26 acts to remember the victims. I for one think this is a wonderful idea.   ...
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By Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor, (909) 557-6966- Specialize 55+ Communties Banning
(Berkshire Hathaway California Realty)
test Easy to Make Christmas Frames ....Great for Gifts or to Hang on the Tree.       Make these cute frames out of cardboard and glue trim, popsicle sticks, twigs from the yard or just take a lid and decorate it.            Such a simple project for small kids to do but make sure to use Elmers or Tacky glue. Cut out a picture from a magazine, a Christmas card or a developed photo.               Buttons or woodens shapes from the craft store are nice to decorate it. Paint them or leave them unfinished. Use narrow ribbon to make a loop on the back or to add bows to the front. Craft paints are good to use and easy to clean up.               Ball jar lids make great size round hanging frames and are usually readily available.                     These make such nice gifts to wrap up and giv...
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By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
Bereans is a chain of well known and respected Christian stores that can be found in other States too. I frequently visit the California stores of which the Riverside Ca Bereans remains my favorite. You see they have good leadership that cares for the operations, the products and the public who visit. I have shopped here and have been a guest as the PEARLS SERIES author too There's Amy the manager now hugging my Publisher Kathleen...  I was standing in the HUG line and didn't know it. Someone yelled NEXT and here I am..BELOW Visit: www.pearlsforthesoul.com Perect wholesome gifts for everyone and they have special meaning too
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By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
Don't take my word for this. Just visit with the PEARLS SERIES and see the value for your self. Thousands of people have and continue to realize that the best gifts are the ones that keep giving. I have nothing against chocolate, stuffed animals, flowers or HALLMARK cards...But they come and they go. The PEARLS SERIES linger and their favorite spot to hang out? YOUR HEART and THE HEART OF YOUR LOVED ONES PEOPLE LOOK GOOD IN PEARLS...PEARLS SERIES that is Below: One of our customers getting their free gift with the purchase of PEARLS FOR GIRLS DATING WAITING & SEX...IN SEEKING CUPID...DON'T BE STUPID book. This book is recommended for those who are in need of counseling either before they get married or while married too..Starting out or starting over this book presents women centered su...
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By Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor, (909) 557-6966- Specialize 55+ Communties Banning
(Berkshire Hathaway California Realty)
 Themed Christmas Trees to Enjoy     I love the holidays and like to take pictures of trees. Here is my Kitchen tree and is covered with ornaments in the shapes of cookies, cupcakes, lollipops, candy canes and I added some recipe cards with family recipes of cookies.                                           I think it is fun to collect themed ornaments and make that special tree to enjoy over the holiday. This is a nutcracker tree I put up in my daughter's room last year.                       There are so many themes to create; Snowmen, Animals, Glitzy, Santas, Disney, Plaid, Angels, Nutcrackers, Birds, Nature, One color, Sports, hand-made ornaments, Gingerbread or whatever is your favorite theme.       This is an inspirational themed tree.                               Just let your ...
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By Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor, (909) 557-6966- Specialize 55+ Communties Banning
(Berkshire Hathaway California Realty)
♪Lots of Beautiful Birds in Costa Rica♪ While I was on vacation last month, I had the good fortune to go on  an open boat tour in the jungle of Costa Rica. Here are some of the pictures I took. It is truly a lovely country to visit.                                                                                                            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 vi...
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By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
The PEARLS SERIES of books on life, purpose, meaning, and love are making the Holiday rounds appearing in retail stores. Below is a picture of my publisher and editor in front of our display which attracts many people. The PEARLS SERIES books are devoted to the deeper and more meaningful pursuits that many of us come too and want to know more about Merry Christmas to Everyone and we hope to see or hear from you..SOON! We will be at Bereans Christian store in Riverside, California untill the end of the year Visit with us or our web site and join the many others who are giving the gift of the PEARLS SERIES books that keep on giving and winning over the hearts of many.. To inquire ......www.pearlsforthesoul.com
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By Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor, (909) 557-6966- Specialize 55+ Communties Banning
(Berkshire Hathaway California Realty)
Our ActiveRain Meet-Up was Awesome……See You Next Time?   Today, Saturday December 8, 2012 we had an ActiveRain Meet-Up in Eastvale, CA at the Applebee’s Restaurant. Sarah and Les Oswald arranged it and I was excited to attend as it was my first meet-up.     We had a great time and talked about how awesome ActiveRain is and how we all love selling real estate. We discussed that we had made many good friends on the Rain and even had a few of the same ones.     We are going to have another meet-up in several months and hopefully more members will be able to attend.     Life is good on the Rain! If you have not gone to one, try to make the next one in your area. I think you will be totally glad you did! California is a dream come true state no matter what your needs or wants are. We have ye...
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By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
The PEARLS SERIES of books will be available at Bereans Christian store in Riverside, Ca through the month of December. Look forward to sharing and caring the lives that God has given us. Two new books are out that being received quite well and make for a very interesting read for the seeker NOT RELIGIOUS BOOKS...but spiritual and informative SATAN PRINCE and PRISONER OF THIS WORLD..NO PEARLY GATES FOR YOU will introduce you the origins of man, his purpose and his error as well as the one who caused him to stumble, fall and remain oppressed in clear easy to read and hard to put down format. The buzz is don't go another day without knowing your rights and receiving all the promises from God due you by stopping the thief, destroyer and oppressor responsible for it all GOD IS EDIFIED WHILE...
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By Todd & Devona Garrigus, Broker / REALTORS®
(Garrigus Real Estate)
Are you looking for Riverside CA real estate agents and Riverside CA REALTORS to sell your Riverside home in this tough real estate market? Do you need a Riverside Real Estate agent that can maximize your realty sale to ensure the highest possible price for you Riverside CA home or property? Do you believe that extensive marketing and advertising of your Riverside listing is how to attract the most possible buyers to bid? Do you need a tough negotiator with attention to detail to avoid the many transaction and other real estate sale pitfalls that can arise from a Riverside CA real estate transaction? We are Garrigus Real Estate, of Coldwell Banker Kivett Teeters and we have experience with standard sales, short sales, foreclosures, land sales and commercial real estate sales. We also ha...
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By Todd & Devona Garrigus, Broker / REALTORS®
(Garrigus Real Estate)
RIVERSIDE REAL ESTATE REALTORS / HOW TO SHORT SALE RIVERSIDE HOME If you need a Riverside Real Estate Agent / Riverside REALTOR to handle selling or buying your home remember these considerations when choosing us as your Riverside Real Estate professional: We have extensive experience handling listings in this difficult market We handle all aspects of Riverside listings and Riverside real estate sales We handle Riverside Short Sales, Riverside Foreclosures and Riverside Land Sales We have an unfair advantage in our marketing and advertising experience, enabling us to effective advertise your Riverside home for sale to as many buyers as possible, maximizing the total sales price. ---------------------- So contact us and let's get started! Call us now: (888) 9-List-It. That's (888) 954-78...
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By Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor, (909) 557-6966- Specialize 55+ Communties Banning
(Berkshire Hathaway California Realty)
Santa Has a New Outfit….Visit the Riverside Galleria Mall   Stop in at the Riverside Galleria Mall and see Santa. He is wearing a new outfit; suspenders and a shirt.                                                                  Santa and his Toy Shop is located in front of Penney’s. Bring the kids in for a picture or just to say hello and get a little gift too.          I took this picture as Santa saw this lady in the wheelchair. He got out of his chair and walked over and knelt down to say hello, hold her hand and wish her a Merry Christmas. I was so sweet and it brought tears to my eyes.               Also the mall is having special hours to have pictures of your pets with Santa; dogs and cats only.                Riverside Galleria Mall 1299 Galleria at Tyler Avenue Riverside, CA...
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By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
The PEARLS SERIES of books and their author Richard Alan Naggar and publisher/editor Kathleen Marie Brown will be at Bereans Christian store in Riverside ca for the month of December up until the end of the year. We are book signing and dedicating, giving out free prizes and sharing and caring our lives with each other... PEARLS SERIES Our 3rd straight year of being our best selling book is still PEARLS FOR THE SOUL a selection collection of positive, inspirational, uplifting and motivational sayings that are designed to make the reader pause and ponder. Peace and inner happiness is a by product of the interaction...This is a get well be well book...For any occasion too. Many are giving this with their gifts instead of a Xmas card.... Best gift ......PEARLS FOR THE SOUL....comforts and ...
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