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Ventura County, CA Real Estate News

By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
Can you believe that it's already April 1st? It feels like we just welcomed in the new year. But it's already spring (not that you could tell by all of the rain we had over the weekend). Thankfully, the weatherman predicts sunny days ahead. Good thing, too, because the VC Art Market is now in full effect.What: VC Art Market 2024Where: California & Main, Downtown VenturaWhen: From 11 am to 5 pm on the 2nd Saturday of the Month through DecemberAdmission: FREEVC Art Market 2024Since 2016, artists from all over the area gathered at the corner of California Street and Main Street in Downtown Ventura. The art market hosts more than 20 local artists and makers on the second Saturday of the month. Here, you'll find various artwork in a wide variety of mediums: paintings, ceramics, metalworks, l...
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By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
Easter Sunday falls on March 31st this year. But the Easter Bunny himself promised to come to Plaza Park a week early. He wants to offer Ventura children a chance to practice for the official big day. How? By participating in the Ventura Easter Egg Hunt.What: Ventura Easter Egg Hunt 2024Where: Plaza Park, Downtown VenturaWhen: Saturday, March 23rd from 10 am to 5 pmAdmission: Free (pre-registration required)Ventura Easter Egg Hunt 2024Organizers divided the official hunt up into four different age groups. First up? Kids of all ages who happen to have a disability start things off with their hunt at 10 am. Next, kids ages 0 to two search for eggs at 10:45 am. After that, kids ages three to five get their crack at the hunt starting at 11:30 am. At 12:15 pm, kids ages six to eight get to r...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
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What You Need to Know About Restaurants in MoorparkNestled in the heart of Ventura County, restaurants in Moorpark boast a rich culinary landscape that reflects its vibrant history and diverse community. From historic dining establishments to family-friendly eateries, healthy dining options, local breweries and wineries, charming outdoor dining spots, budget-friendly eats, and cultural cuisine spotlights, Moorpark offers many gastronomic experiences to satisfy every palate. Historic Dining EstablishmentsMoorpark's culinary landscape is rich with history, featuring a tapestry of dining establishments that have stood the test of time. These historic restaurants not only offer delicious cuisine but also serve as reminders of the town's evolution and community spirit. From cozy diners to up...
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By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
Mermaids have tickled our imaginations for decades. From the Syrian Goddess Atargatis (the first official "mermaid" circa 1000 BC) to Arial in Disney's "The Little Mermaid", millions of people worldwide celebrate these magical creatures. You, too, can bring your inner mermaid out at throughout March when you participate in Ventura Mermaid Month 2024 at the Ventura Harbor Village.Ventura Mermaid Month 2024Meet a Real Live MermaidCome to the Village on from 12 pm to 3 pm on March 16th and 23rd to see a real mermaid live and in person. Make sure you bring your camera with you. These lovely ladies would love to take a picture with you.Dance, Dance, DanceYou might ask "how does a mermaid dance if she doesn't have any legs?" Well, the only way to find out is to come to the Mermaid dance party...
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On February 16, 2024, California Association of Realtors (C.A.R) reported the homes values down 1.4% to the price of $870,000 in January of 2024 from price of $882,500 in December of 2023, but rose 6.7% from price of $815,000 in January of 2023 in Ventura County, California. While, homes sales fell 10.0% in January of 2024 from December of 2023, but jumped 15.8% from in January of 2023 in Ventura County, California.There were 2.9 months supplies of available inventory of home in January of 2024, higher from 2.4 months in December of 2023, but lower from 3.4 months in January of 2023 in Ventura County, California.An average it took 37.0 days to sell a home in January 2024, unchanged from 37.0 days in December of 2023, but decreased from 41.0 days in January of 2023 in Ventura County, Cal...
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By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
With all of the rain we've had lately here in Southern California, it's hard to believe that spring is just around the corner. But it's never too early to start planning your next remodel or upgrade. Fortunately, the Ventura Home Improvement Expo 2024 wants to help you with all your remodeling plans in one convenient location.What: Ventura Home Improvement Expo 2024Where: Ventura County FairgroundsWhen: February 23rd to 25thAdmission: Free with couponContact: Paul Smith, On the Edge Promotions (714-931-3600) or via emailVentura Home Improvement Expo 2024For three whole days, hundreds of vendors fill the Ventura County Fairgrounds. They offer ideas, tips, and great deals for all budgets and personal styles. Whether you want to make a few updates to prepare your home to sell or simply fee...
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By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
Was working on your fitness one of your New Year's resolutions? Have you ever had your eyes set on running in the Boston Marathon? A good way to get there is by signing up for the Ventura Marathon 2024.What: Ventura Marathon 2024Where: Ojai Valley to Surfer's Point in VenturaWhen: Sunday February 24th, 2024Contact: Ventura Marathon emailVentura Marathon 2024The Ventura Marathon acts as a Boston Marathon qualifier. To qualify for the ultra-competitive Boston Marathon in April, runners must be at least 18 years old and complete one marathon in the previous year within specific time frames. For ages 18-34, you must finish in 3 hours for men and 3 hours 30 minutes for women. Ages 35 to 39 get an additional five minutes from that time. For runners ages 40 to 44, add another five minutes to t...
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On January 17, 2024, California Association of Realtors (C.A.R) reported the homes values down 2.2% to the price of $882,500 in December of 2023 from price of $902,500 in November of 2023, but gained 7.9% from price of $818,000 in December of 2022 in Ventura County, California. While, homes sales decreased 1.3% in December of 2023 from November of 2023, and lower 8.3% from in in December of 2022 in Ventura County, California.There were 2.4 months supplies of available inventory of homes in December of 2023, declined from 2.7 months in November of 2023, but up from 2.3 months in December of 2022 in Ventura County, California.An average it took 37.0 days to sell home in December 2023, higher from 25.0 days in November of 2023, but dropped from 41.0 days in December of 2022 in Ventura Coun...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
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Welcome to the picturesque city of Simi Valley, California, where a world of opportunity and natural beauty awaits you. Nestled in the heart of Ventura County, this community boasts a unique charm that attracts residents and visitors. One of the essential aspects of understanding and exploring the area is looking into each Simi Valley CA zipcode, each with its own distinct characteristics and offerings.In this comprehensive guide, we will take you on a journey through Simi Valley, CA, zip codes, providing insights into the community, economy, education, healthcare, recreation, and more. Whether you're considering relocating or just curious about this beautiful city, we've got you covered!Welcome to Simi ValleySimi Valley, often referred to as the "Gateway to the San Fernando Valley," is...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
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Welcome to the vibrant city of Moorpark, CA, where there's never a shortage of exciting activities and attractions to enjoy. In this detailed guide, we'll take you on a journey through the best things to do in Moorpark, CA, covering a wide range of activities and places to explore.Underwood Family FarmsUnderwood Family Farms has a wide range of family-friendly experiences and fun activities to enjoy. Whether you're looking to celebrate a birthday on the farm, pick your own delicious crops, or join an educational school tour, there's something for everyone. Additionally, we offer specialty gifts and merchandise, delightful fruit and vegetable gift baskets, and an exciting fall harvest festival.For animal lovers, you can meet adorable baby goats and friendly rabbits during your visit. Com...
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Are you searching for your dream home in Moorpark, CA? Look no further than the enchanting Glenwood Park neighborhood. Nestled amidst lush greenery spanning over 4.5 acres, Glenwood Park offers a serene and vibrant community perfect for families and individuals. In this article, we'll explore the beauty of the Homes for Sale in Glenwood Park, Moorpark, CA.Exploring Glenwood Park: A Natural OasisGlenwood Park is more than just a residential neighborhood; it's a natural oasis within Moorpark. One of its standout features is a delightful picnic pavilion with benches and barbecue grills. It is an ideal spot for gatherings, family cookouts, and al fresco meals with loved ones.Sports enthusiasts will find plenty to enjoy year-round, thanks to the basketball court, volleyball courts, and multi...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
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Are you in the market for a new home? Look no further than Simi Valley! Nestled in the picturesque landscapes of Southern California, Simi Valley offers an idyllic blend of suburban charm, excellent schools, convenient amenities, and a welcoming community. Today, we will explore why Simi Valley Houses for Sale should be your top choice for your next dream home. Plus, we'll equip you with valuable tips and insights to make your home-buying journey smooth and stress-free. Let's journey to find your dream home in Simi Valley!Why Simi Valley is the Perfect Place for Your New HomeSimi Valley boasts a myriad of reasons why it's an ideal location to call home. This city has everything from its enchanting charm to its family-friendly amenities.The Charm of Simi ValleySimi Valley exudes a captiv...
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By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
Lenders offer a variety of loans to choose from when purchasing a Ventura home. The three most common loans are conventional, VA, and FHA. For credit-challenged buyers, an FHA loan may be their most viable option.FHA Loan ExplainedGovernment Backed LoanThese loans are insured by the government. However, the government does not, in fact, actually issue any money for loans. What does that mean? Well with conventional loans, the lender assumes all of the risk. But with government-backed loans, the lender receives protection in case the buyer defaults on their loan. That is why their terms tend to favor those home buyers on the lower end of the credit spectrum.Lower Minimum Credit ScoreTypically, lower credit scores mean higher interest rates. An extremely low score may mean an outright rej...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
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Simi Valley, nestled within the greater Los Angeles area, boasts a vibrant culinary scene that competes with the best gastronomic offerings in the country. Whether you're a fan of Italian indulgence, steaks, mouthwatering pizza, authentic Asian fare, or Mexican delights, restaurants in Simi Valley have something exceptional to offer.Simi Valley’s Culinary PinnacleThese top 10 restaurants in Simi Valley exemplify the city's commitment to providing exceptional dining experiences for all. Larsen's GrillAddress: 1555 Simi Town Center Way #565, Simi Valley, CA 93065Price Range: $50 - $100Click here to check out their menu!Larsen's Grill, an upscale gem in Simi Valley, is one of the city's finest dining establishments. It is renowned for its prime steaks and the freshest seafood, ensuring a m...
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By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
Happy New Year! We certainly hope everyone enjoyed the holidays. According to Forbes Health, the #1 New Year's resolution people set is to improve their fitness. If that falls at the top of your list, then you might want to join the Ventura Seaside Marathon 2024 later this month.What: Ventura Seaside Marathon 2024Where: Emma Wood Group Campground (800 W Main St., Ventura)When: Sunday, January 28th, 7 amAdmission: $55 to $120Contact: Seaside Marathon (805) 258-3779 or via emailVentura Seaside Marathon 2024Fortunately, organizers of this popular running event wanted as many people to join as possible. So, whether you consider yourself a beginner or a well-seasoned athlete, they offer something for everyone. For example, not quite feeling up to the full 26.2 miles? Try the 13.1 mile half m...
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By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
Can you believe it? In just one week, we celebrate Christmas Day. Where has this year gone?! For many people, this means spending time with your loved ones. But not everyone is that fortunate. They have to fight to find a warm place to stay. Even in sunny Southern California, the winter nights become chilly. The Ventura Foul Weather Shelter helps those less fortunate individuals and families stay out of the cold. But they need your assistance to help these people with a warm place to stay.Ventura Foul Weather Shelter Needs Your HelpThe City of Ventura activates this emergency center when the temperature drops or the weather turns particularly nasty with excess rain and wind. Last year, it opened up over 25 times in just 45 days. Not only does the shelter provide a warm place to stay thr...
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Are you searching for the perfect place to call home in Simi Valley, CA? Look no further than Sinaloa Villas, a highly coveted condominium complex nestled in the heart of West Simi Valley. This charming enclave, consisting of 196 thoughtfully designed units, was constructed by Griffin Homes between 1978 and 1987. Whether you prefer open and spacious single-level flats or the added privacy and layout of townhome-style condos, Sinaloa Villas offers a versatile selection of living spaces to suit your needs. Read on to learn more about the Sinaloa Villas homes for sale!Conveniently LocatedOne of the standout features of Sinaloa Villas is its unbeatable location. Residents here enjoy the convenience of being within walking distance of schools, grocery stores, and various restaurants. Daily e...
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If you're searching for a harmonious blend of nature and modern living, look no further than The Woodlands new homes for sale in Simi Valley, CA. This exceptional master-planned community spans an impressive 1,595 acres and has breathtaking mountain views that will leave you in awe. Within this idyllic setting, you'll find an array of high-end subdivisions such as Silver Oaks, Arbor Heights, and Arroyo Vista, each offering a selection of stunning new homes characterized by spacious designs.Luxurious LivingAt The Woodlands, you'll encounter a variety of single- and two-story dwellings, each adorned with charming architectural detailing, inviting courtyards, and covered patios that beckon you to relax and unwind. Step inside, and you'll be greeted by chic finishes and cutting-edge automat...
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Nestled in this serene community, you'll find homes seamlessly blending relaxation with elegance. This article will dive into what makes Oakridge Estates homes for sale stand out, from their well-maintained properties to their inviting atmosphere. Join us as we explore this picturesque neighborhood and its incredible offerings.A Well-Preserved HavenOakridge Estates is home to houses withstood the test of time, enduring earthquakes and thunderstorms with grace. These homes have been lovingly maintained and thoughtfully upgraded to enhance the living experience. The active support of the Oakridge Estates Homeowners Association ensures that the community remains in excellent condition. With low turnover and long-term ownership, many families have found compelling reasons to stay.Endless Re...
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By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
When you think of Southern California architecture, what springs to mind first? Italian villas? Spanish revival? Craftsman? In the historic community of Hobson Heights, you primarily see Spanish and Italian influences. Most homes also feature an incredible ocean and/or city view. But this time of year proves extra special thanks to the Hobson Heights Christmas Lights.What: Hobson Heights Christmas Lights 2023Where: Hobson Heights neighborhood of VenturaWhen: December 9th, 10th, 16th & 23rdAdmission: FREEHobson Heights Christmas Lights 2023For the next few weekends, Hobson Heights becomes even more beautiful thanks to the special Christmas displays throughout the neighborhood. For example, from 2 pm to 4:30 pm on Saturday, December 9th, bring the kiddos and the fur babies to Jay Ross Den...
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