The Milan plan great room and kitchen viewed from the entry

Quick and Easy Ways to Save a Little Money

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Whether you’re looking for a new home, eyeing an expensive remodel or planning for new furniture and upgrades, saving money is going to be a primary focus. Of course there are the obvious ways to save…eat in more, buy fewer non-essential items, cut back the triple soy skinny lattes. But, here are some sneaky ways to save a few cents inside your home that will just require a change in habits or lifestyle.

What to Expect at a Seller’s Home Inspection

Home Inspection
Congratulations! You’ve just picked out your favorite San Joaquin Valley Homes house to live in! But now you must sell your current one. One of the many steps of the sales process is the dreaded home inspection. Here are some ideas on what to expect. Knowing what could be coming can you help you prepare, and in turn, have a successful and, hopefully, fast closing!

Fun Valentine’s Day Crafts to Make With Your Kids

Valentine crafts
Valentine’s Day is another holiday that is so much fun to celebrate with your family. After all, it’s a day we shower each other with a little extra love. And a fun way to celebrate with your children is to make crafts together. Here are some simple ideas to create several lovely tokens of your affection for each other.

Five Benefits of a Smaller Home

Kensington kitchen
Some people dream of living in an expansive home with bedrooms and bathrooms galore. Others, however, appreciate the coziness and simplicity a smaller home can offer. There are many good reasons to consider a home that is more right-sized for you, your family, and your lifestyle.

The Perfect Powder Room

Powder Room
One of the smallest rooms in your house is also one of the most important and visited– the powder room. Not only used by the home’s residents, but it is also often seen by guests. Here are a few ways to make this little spot convenient and pleasing to all. And because of its size, it can be a really fun room to decorate!

Five Ways to Organize Your Holiday Decorations

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Before you start to put away the many bins of decorations you may have pulled out for the season, let’s focus and regroup on how to store them again. If your M.O. was to frantically search box after box in the garage for everything you need, we’ve come up with some solutions to help you make next year’s holiday hunt a little easier!

Creating Holiday Traditions In Your New Home

Creating Holiday Traditions In Your New Home
If this is your first holiday season in your new home, you may be extra excited to start new family traditions that last a lifetime and even be passed down to the next generation. Of course as we prepared this list, we’ve taken in account our recent collective need for staying close to home and socially distancing from others. Enjoy!

Walking Trails in the Central Valley

Walking Trails in the Central Valley
Now that the cooler weather has arrived, it’s a lovely time to take advantage of the beautiful hiking and walking paths in and around our Central Valley. From easy to hard, there are plenty of trails throughout this area to enjoy for the whole family. Here is a quick list of some of our favorites!

Bathroom Sharing Done Easily

Bathroom
In a perfect world and perfect house every person has his/her own bathroom. In reality, we often have to share. And that can be tough sometimes, especially if each person has a lot of personal health and beauty items to store. We’ve come up with some solutions, so everyone gets fair and easy use to this very important room.

DIY Halloween Costumes

DIY Halloween Costumes
There will still be a familiar orange glow come October 31, but the parties and maybe even the trick or treating could be minimal to none. What if you still want to dress up as per the holiday? Instead of forking out lots of money this year on an elaborate costume, this may be the perfect time to try all those DIY dress ups you’ve seen on Pinterest. Here are a few easy and festive make-it-yourself costumes.

San Joaquin Valley Homes and Presidio Residential Capital Close on New Project in Reedley, Calif.

San Rio model
San Joaquin Valley Homes (SJV Homes) and Presidio Residential Capital recently closed on a parcel of land in Fresno County with plans to build San Rio, a new neighborhood of 150 single-family detached homes. Model construction is planned to begin February 2021 and expected to be completed by April. Homes will begin in the upper $200,000s, and the total estimated value of this community is $45 million.

Calling Hanford Home at Bella Vista or Bonterra

Bella Vista
Dating back to 1877, Hanford began when the Southern Pacific Railway laid its railroad lines and crossed through a sheepherder’s camp. As a result, the camp was named for the railroad’s auditor, James Madison Hanford. He began selling land effectively transitioning the camp to a settlement and eventually a town. In 1891, Hanford officially became a city.