Mortgage fraud can happen to you

Morton J. Grabel, Esq. Special to The Village News Every day thousands of people nationwide are cheated out of money through questionable loan modification programs, false identifications by fakers claiming they are the true homeowners, and other forms of fraudulent actions. The mortgage industry as a whole, including escrow and title companies, are under close […]

North County real estate begins to flatten after torrid first half

FALLBROOK – Real estate activity in two prime North San Diego County markets cooled slightly in July as prices dipped below June levels and volume was flat, Jerry Kalman, a realtor® with HomeSmart Legends here, reported Aug. 4. Kalman said that July results suggest the 2017 market topped in May and June and he expected […]

Horse Creek Ridge coming soon to Fallbrook

FALLBROOK – D.R. Horton, America’s largest new homebuilder by volume, is bringing an exciting new collection of family homes to Fallbrook. Now under construction, the 396-acre master-planned community of Horse Creek Ridge will be an amenity-rich residential destination where home is much more than a house. Evoking a rural, ranch-inspired architectural style, a diverse array […]

Are you ready for your home appraiser’s appraisal?

Are you ready for your home appraiser’s appraisal?

Selling your home is an experience like no other. First you get the home ready for sale then, you hire your real estate agent. Go through the process of pricing your home right for the current market, marketing the property, negotiating an offer … your now set to close escrow, the only obstacle in the […]

Create kid-friendly spaces at home

Maintaining a home that is welcoming and kid-friendly can be challenging. Kids are full of energy and oftentimes put fun ahead of tidiness. But no matter how energetic their youngsters are, parents can still employ several strategies to ensure their homes are both sophisticated and child-friendly. Consider an open floor plan. Rooms that flow into […]

Street Lighting District assessment unchanged

The annual assessment for properties in Zone A of the San Diego County Street Lighting District will remain at $13.50 per equivalent dwelling unit. The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 June 28 to approve the engineer’s report and set a July 19 hearing date for the rates, and on July 19 the […]