Tag Archives: Ventura County

Dave Wallace Featured Expert in Ventura County Star Showcase on El Nino

Posted 10 December 2015 | By | Categories: Ventura Real estate | No Comments

Thanks to the VCStar for featuring me on their article on El Nino. “During the El Niño of 1997 the Santa Clara River blew through and formed this huge sand bar south of the Ventura Harbor,” said Wallace, a residential … Continue reading → The post Dave Wallace Featured Expert in Ventura County Star Showcase on El Nino appeared first on .

Ventura County Rated Best Place

Posted 24 August 2015 | By | Categories: Ventura Real estate | No Comments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has named Ventura County the most desirable place to live in the United States. Located between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara County, Ventura occupies 43 miles of  beautiful Southern California coastline. It covers 1873 square … Continue reading → The post Ventura County Rated Best Place appeared first on .

4th of July Street Fair in Ventura

Posted 02 July 2015 | By | Categories: Ventura Real estate | No Comments

Ventura’s 4th of July Street Fair continues its proud 40-year-old tradition on Saturday, July 4, 2015 from 10 am to 5 pm in Ventura’s Downtown Cultural District. “Celebrating 40 Years” is this year’s theme.   The Independence Day event regularly … Continue reading → The post 4th of July Street Fair in Ventura appeared first on .

The Ventura Money Market Report

Posted 08 May 2015 | By | Categories: Ventura Real estate | No Comments

Today’s Mortgage Rate Summary How Rates Move: Conventional and Government (FHA and VA) lenders set their rates based on the pricing of Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) which are traded in real time, all day in the bond market. This means rates … Continue reading → The post The Ventura Money Market Report appeared first on .

Do I Want to Take Away the Green Lawn to go Green?

Posted 08 April 2015 | By | Categories: Ventura Real estate | No Comments

Some of my friends are tearing up their beautiful green front lawns and replacing the lawn with native plants. And of course, like all converts, they are trying to get me to do the same -to go green. Here is … Continue reading → The post Do I Want to Take Away the Green Lawn to go Green? appeared first on .

VENTURA COUNTY REAL ESTATE SELLING FAST

Posted 30 January 2015 | By | Categories: Ventura Real estate | No Comments

  When you talk about Ventura, Oxnard, Camarillo or just about any real estate located in the County, you end up really discussing the California lifestyle. No matter what type the home or property, the price or location, when you … Continue reading → The post VENTURA COUNTY REAL ESTATE SELLING FAST appeared first on .

Cowboys Practice in Oxnard

Posted 21 August 2014 | By | Categories: Ventura Real estate | No Comments

The Dallas Cowboys made their annual journey to Oxnard for their pre-season football camp. The following are practice days.Admission is FREE, no tickets needed, there is a $10 fee for on-site parking. Other fun at the Training Camp includes the … Continue reading → The post Cowboys Practice in Oxnard appeared first on .

6 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR REALTOR

Posted 17 August 2014 | By | Categories: Ventura Real estate | No Comments

It seems like it is getting harder and harder to find a qualified and professional real estate person to help a buyer or seller get through the complicated process. A good real estate agent can be of much help to … Continue reading → The post 6 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR REALTOR appeared first on .

The Small Towns and Communities in Ventura County

Posted 31 July 2014 | By | Categories: Ventura Real estate | No Comments

Ventura County is made up of many prosperous small towns and communities. What started out as mainly agricultural land and products has grown into a giant on the California economic scale. Ventura is an exciting place and is as diverse … Continue reading → The post The Small Towns and Communities in Ventura County appeared first on .

Dave Wallace:Surfer Realtor

Posted 16 July 2014 | By | Categories: Ventura Real estate | No Comments

Hi, this is Dave’s assistant and I am sneaking in this cool clip from 1990 when Dave was featured in the L.A. Times  for his surfboard shaping skills as well as his Realtor skills.  From the LA Times VENTURA : Surfboards Shape … Continue reading → The post Dave Wallace:Surfer Realtor appeared first on .

VENTURA REFLECTS ALL OF WHAT SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA IS ABOUT

Posted 02 July 2014 | By | Categories: Ventura Real estate | No Comments

Everyone knows Ventura and all of Ventura County as a surfing paradise, mainly due to it’s south facing beaches and it’s unbelievable waves. Whether surfing, sailing or just sitting in the warm sunshine relaxing, all of the beaches in Ventura … Continue reading → The post VENTURA REFLECTS ALL OF WHAT SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA IS ABOUT appeared first on .

You Know You Grew Up In Ventura When:

Posted 25 June 2014 | By | Categories: Ventura Real estate | No Comments

You know you are from Ventura when: You’ve corrected people who say ‘Two Trees”, to inform them it is really ‘Five Trees”. You still call the newspaper the Star-Free Press You remember where Taylor’s Ranch was. You have biked or … Continue reading → The post You Know You Grew Up In Ventura When: appeared first on .

VENTURA COUNTY BEACHES

Posted 29 May 2014 | By | Categories: Ventura Real estate | No Comments

Some of the cleanest and finest beaches to be found anywhere in California or the nation are in Ventura County, on the coast just north of Los Angeles and south of Santa Barbara. Whether you are into surfing, fishing, laying in the sun, camping for the weekend, or whatever, Ventura County has the best beaches […] The post VENTURA COUNTY BEACHES appeared first on .

Housing Prices Hit New High in March

Posted 06 May 2014 | By | Categories: Ventura Real estate | No Comments

Prices of new homes nationall are increasing sharply this year. The U.S. Department of Commerce revealed the median price nationwide for new homes was $290,000 in March, which is an 11.2 percent jump between February and March of 2014. Housing Expert Don Frommeyer, CRMS, President of NAMB (The Association of Mortgage Professionals), attributes the rising […] The post Housing Prices Hit New High in March appeared first on .

Santa Cruz Island, Our Backdoor Neighbor

Posted 18 April 2014 | By | Categories: Ventura Real estate | No Comments

The residents of Southern California and especially the people who live in Ventura County are lucky to have a famous Channel Islands National Park just a few miles offshore. This unique Park is made up of the several offshore islands, off the coast of Southern California. California’s Channel Islands are often called “the Galapagos Islands […] The post Santa Cruz Island, Our Backdoor Neighbor appeared first on .

A Real Banana Belt of Ventura County ??

Posted 13 April 2014 | By | Categories: Ventura Real estate | No Comments

Yes, it’s true and the old timers used to talk openly about the Banana Belt of Ventura County. It was located along the sloping areas along the Santa Clara River, down near the ocean around Saticoy. This is a unique micro-climate and probably has the only commercial banana farm in the western United States. The […] The post A Real Banana Belt of Ventura County ?? appeared first on .

Please Explain PMI

Posted 02 April 2014 | By | Categories: Ventura Real estate | No Comments

Home Purchase Private Mortgage Insurance is an insurance that will protect the Mortgage Lender.  The buyer will pay the premium. If you purchase a home and put 20% as a down payment, there is a 10%  difference between the down payment and the Mortgage Loan.  The lender wants a guarantee on that 10%  in case […] The post Please Explain PMI appeared first on .

Mullin Automotive Museum in Oxnard

Posted 27 March 2014 | By | Categories: Ventura Real estate | No Comments

Last weekend I went to the Mullin Automotive Museum in Oxnard and was amazed at the fabulous array of vintage cars on display. Right now for our enjoyment is a collection of Bugatti automobiles along with the family’s art collection. The Bugatti family members were all artists in their own right, designing beautiful high end […] The post Mullin Automotive Museum in Oxnard appeared first on .

Bougainvillea is the answer for Drought Resistant Color

Posted 25 March 2014 | By | Categories: Ventura Real estate | No Comments

Nothing is more beautiful than the Bougainvillea scattered among the landscapes of Ventura County. This plant which is native to South and Central America is the perfect solution for colorful drought resistant specimens in either your private homes or commercial properties. It comes in a variety of colors and can be pruned to simulate a […] The post Bougainvillea is the answer for Drought Resistant Color appeared first on .

Do I Have to Give up my Green Lawn to go Green

Posted 22 March 2014 | By | Categories: Ventura Real estate | No Comments

Some of my friends are tearing up their beautiful green front lawns and replacing the lawn with native plants. And of course, like all converts, they are trying to get me to do the same -to go green. Here is some of their logic. If you are paying $100 a month to have the front […] The post Do I Have to Give up my Green Lawn to go Green appeared first on .

Ventura County Overview

Posted 12 March 2014 | By | Categories: Ventura Real estate | No Comments

People come to Ventura County California from all over the world to enjoy the clean and sparsely populated beaches and coastal resources, the hills and towering mountains, rivers, valleys, year ’round mild weather, the Channel Islands, Los Padres National Forest, and the closeness of many of Southern California’s top tourist destinations. You will find out of […] The post Ventura County Overview appeared first on .