Is there anything more delicious than fresh fruits and vegetables picked and eaten during the height of their season? Driving across the state of California you pass miles upon miles of farmers’ fields planted for as far as you can see. Have you ever thought how nice it would be to have just a sliver of that in your own back garden? Planting and maintaining a vegetable garden isn’t necessarily as hard as you may think, and the rewards are out of this world! Consider these few steps to see if this is an activity you’d like to tackle:
HANFORD, Calif. – San Joaquin Valley Homes (SJV Homes) and Presidio Residential Capital will hold a grand opening at Bonterra, a new community offering 143 single-family homes in northwest Hanford, on Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Lenders will be on hand to answer financing questions, and guests can tour three beautifully decorated model homes; enjoy music, donuts and tacos; and enter to win Carrie Underwood tickets, an iPad, Visa gift cards and Santa Cruz Boardwalk tickets.
Now that you’ve moved into your new home, you may want to try to make a bit more secure. Even if you live in a safe neighborhood an ounce of prevention can still go a long way, and you may feel just a little bit safer with these tried and true ideas in place:
TULARE, Calif. San Joaquin Valley Homes (SJV Homes) recently announced all 231 homes have sold at Savannah, an 80-acre community within walking distance of the Santa Fe Trail in Tulare.
“Savannah is the largest community San Joaquin Valley Homes has built, and it’s extremely gratifying to see it is fulfilling the needs of our local community,” said Danny Garcia, vice president of sales at SJV Homes. “With its ideal location and family-friendly atmosphere, this neighborhood has something for everyone.”
If you enjoy gardening, this time of the year can almost make you giddy! The sun is out longer, the rains are subsiding, and your garden is shaking off its winter blues. If you’re like many green thumbs, you’re just waiting for the perfect time to get your hands dirty…literally!
For those of you who are looking at the back yard from inside the house with trepidation as to where to start all this yard work, we’re here to help. Some simple garden chores will have you competing for ‘best yard on the block’ in no time!
Local Homebuilder Plans to Open Seven New Communities in 2019
VISALIA, Calif. – San Joaquin Valley Homes (SJV Homes) had another positive year in 2018, closing 391 homes and opening three new communities, which marks a 21% growth rate compared to 2017, where the homebuilder closed 323 homes.
Spring has almost sprung, so it’s time to get cracking on the all-important spring cleaning. Your house will feel fresher and cleaner and, in turn, be a happier place to be in. Here is a short list of chores to tackle from the inside out!
If you’re in the market for a new place to move, whether you’re relocating or just changing things up, the renting versus owning question might come up. But what are the benefits of purchasing a house? We’ve laid out a few reasons here to help you make up your mind.
Your house is purchased and you’re ready to move in. Now comes the fun! You get to decorate your brand new house. You have a blank canvas, so every picture you hang, every piece of furniture you place is going to be the first this house has ever seen. Sounds completely intimidating doesn’t it!
Not to fear. We’ve curated some of the top design trends of 2019. This list – combined with your own personality and style – will have your friends and family oohing and ahhing over your beautiful new home the minute they walk in. Enjoy!
There are so many considerations to be made when shopping for a house…and a major decision can be whether or not to go with a single-story – often called a ranch style or bungalow – or a two-story home. Many times, this is simply a personal decision – one may be more appealing than the other. If you’re on the fence as to which type to buy, our list of pros for each may help you:
Our new homes typically feature expansive ‘great rooms’ which function as spaces for family and friends to gather without feeling the constriction of walls and closed areas. The benefits of open floor plans are many which is why we love them. Here are few of the perks to this design style:
Buying one of our new San Joaquin Valley homes presents an opportunity to start fresh. Take advantage of new beginning by simplifying your life. You can then spend more quality time with your family in updated surroundings. Here are a few tips:
Are you considering relocating to a new city or town within the San Joaquin Valley? This area is ripe with history, and in select places, small town charm and a pace more suited for those who are considering the journey, not just the destination. Take Dinuba, California, for example. It’s packed with parks, museums – the Alta District Museum is housed in a restored railroad station – and is only 90 miles from the famed Yosemite National Park and 25 miles from Fresno. Living in a small town has it perks like being in close-knit community, less traffic, fewer crowds and a more general sense of calm.
San Joaquin Valley Homes (SJV Homes) and Presidio Residential Capital have acquired 40 acres north of Nebraska Avenue and east of Viscaya Parkway in Dinuba, California and plan to build Vista Robles, a new neighborhood with 138 single-story detached homes.
DINUBA – There is a housing shortage in every community in Tulare County. In Dinuba alone, the city will need to provide an additional 1,000 homes by 2023, according to the Regional Housing Needs Assessment conducted by the Tulare County Association of Governments.
DINUBA, Calif. – San Joaquin Valley Homes (SJV Homes) and Presidio Residential Capital recently closed on 40 acres north of Nebraska Avenue and east of Viscaya Parkway in Dinuba and plan to build Vista Robles, a new neighborhood with 138 single-story detached homes. The partners plan to break ground this month and begin model construction in February 2019. The retail value of this project when it’s complete will exceed $38 million.
“We are honored to be able to offer families in Dinuba quality homes,” said Danny Garcia, vice president of sales at SJV Homes. “We can’t wait to start showing off this beautiful community.”
Maybe you have been looking at homes for a while and just can’t find the perfect home. Maybe you are just starting to think about buying a home. Maybe you had thought about looking at a new home but are afraid of the price tag. However, there are a lot of advantages of buying a brand new house.
It’s almost that time when ghosts and goblins come to your home expecting treats in exchange for not playing tricks. Even though we’re California new home builders who are proud of our developments, we’re parents first. So we want to take a break from our professional duties and offer the following tips so that you, your loved ones, and your visitors have a fun and safe Halloween.
This may be a no-brainer but if you want the little ones to stop by your home, you need to welcome them with Halloween decor. If you have a HOA, check to see what decorating is allowed on your exterior so you spend your dollars only on stuff you can use. Then stick with fun, simple pieces that are sturdy enough for kids to accidentally hit without breaking and that are weatherproof, in case they encounter an increasingly rare raindrop.
HANFORD, Calif. – San Joaquin Valley Homes (SJV Homes) and Presidio Residential Capital celebrated the grand opening of Bella Vista, a 134-home neighborhood, where more than 180 groups of interested homebuyers toured the model homes this past weekend. Demand for the homes are high as four have already been contracted and five reserved. The model homes are available to tour Sunday and Monday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
“We are excited to offer these new quality homes to families in Northwest Hanford,” said Danny Garcia, vice president of sales at SJV Homes. “This beautiful community with its range of different elevations and floor plans has something for everyone.”