Wednesday, June 17, 2020 / by Michael Szakos
Did you know that 1,200 children currently in foster care in Ventura County? or that 35,000 children currently in foster care in Los Angeles County and 438,000 children currently in foster care in the US?
Team Szakos is extremely moved and grateful to be partnering with James Storehouse California and their mission.
From cribs to college, James Storehouse supports children in foster care and those aging-out of foster care by providing resources that will ease transitions and improve living conditions. James Storehouse encourages awareness and motivates community participation in support of children in foster care. ...
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 / by Michael Szakos
Ventura, Ca – When you decide to sell your home, setting your asking price is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. Depending on how a buyer is made aware of your home, price is often the first thing he or she sees, and many homes are discarded by prospective buyers as not being in the appropriate price range before they’re even given a chance of showing.
Your asking price is often your home’s “first impression”, and if you want to realize the most money you can for your home, it’s imperative that you make a good first impression. This is not as easy as it sounds, and pricing strategy should not be taken lightly. Pricing too high can be as costly to a homeseller as pricing too low. Taking a look at what homes in your neighborhood have sold for is only a small part of the process, and on it’s own is not nearly enough to help you make the best decision.
A recently study, which compiles 10 years of industry research, has r ...
Friday, June 12, 2020 / by Michael Szakos
It's #FirstTimeBuyerFriday! Here are our favorite picks for Ventura and Oxnard California, as of June 12, 2020.
1219W Roderick Avenue, Oxnard, CA, 93030- Spacious North Oxnard Ranch Style home. Your formal livingroom with cozy fireplace welcomes you to this open floor plan, 3bedroom, 2baths. Kitchen has been updated solid wood cabinets, granite counters and appliances.
2. 10734N Bank Drive, Ventura, CA, 93004- Newer construction in East Ventura's Enclave tract. This 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home features a nice, bright open floor-plan with 12' ceilings, and wood laminate floors on the first level. The kitchen has granite counter tops, top-of-the-line stainless appliances, a center island and a dining area just off the kitchen. Also on the first level is the large living/family area, a 1/2 bath, 2 coat closets and the attached 2-car direct access over-sized garage.
3. 1320 Descanso Court, Oxnard,  ...
Thursday, June 11, 2020 / by Michael Szakos
Ventura, Ca - Are you an "Empty Nester" who needs a home for the future? Is it time to downsize or to move into another home more suitable for your glorious retirement years?
Like thousands of residents in our area, you may be discovering that after years of non-stop child traffic in and out of your doors, toys on the floor, music floating throughout, suddenly you can hear a pin drop over the quiet hum of the refrigerator. Your rooms are filled with pictures and memories of this wonderful time of your life, but there are many empty rooms gathering dust now that your children have moved on. The freer years ahead are exciting ones to look forward to, and it's time for you to move on as well.
If you find yourself in this situation, you're in vast and good company. And what that means is that there are many wonderful opportunities for you to create this new chapter in your life...if you know what it takes to get the most out of the equity you've built up in your current home. ...
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 / by Michael Szakos
Ventura, Ca - Because your home may well be your largest asset, selling it is probably one of the most important decisions you will make in your life. And once you have made that decision, you'll want to sell your home for the highest price in the shortest time possible without compromising your sanity. Before you place your home on the market, here's a way to help you to be as prepared as possible.
To assist homesellers, a new industry report has just been released called "27 Valuable Tips That You Should Know to Get Your Home Sold Fast and for Top Dollar." It tackles the important issues you need to know to make your home competitive in today's tough, aggressive marketplace.
Through these 27 tips you will discover how to protect and capitalize on your most important investment, reduce stress, be in control of your situation, and make the best profit possible.
In this report you'll discover how to avoid financial disappointment or worse, a financial disaster when selling y ...