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SJV Homes closes 391 residences in 2018-A 21% growth rate

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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 Cleaning Tips

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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!

The benefits of owning over renting a home

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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.

Design Trends for 2019

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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!

Upstairs, Downstairs... Do you prefer one or two stories?

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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:

Five reasons why we love open floor plans

Great room of the Marsala model at Bella Vista neighborhood
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:

Simplify your life with a new San Joaquin Valley Home

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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:

Dinuba- A Little City With a Small Town Feel

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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 And Presidio Residential Capital Acquire 40 Acres For New Home Community In Dinuba , CA

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.”

Benefits of Buying a New House

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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.

Tips For a Happy and Safe Halloween

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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. Decorate 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.

San Joaquin Valley Homes And Presidio Residential Capital Open Bella Vista, A 134- Home Community In Hanford, CA

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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.”

The Sun Gazette: "SJV And Presidio Offer Kensington Neighborhood Homes in The Low 200,000's"

San Joaquin Valley Homes and Presidio Residential Capital to build neighborhood offering 134 single-family houses in Tulare @TheSunGazette TULARE – Housing in Tulare County is one of the biggest problems facing the Valley’s economy. Economic Chris Thornberg says the lack of single-family home construction is concerning because it will mean higher overall prices for homebuyers. “It’s because we don’t build enough,” Thornberg said at a conference in May of this year. “We only have half of the building permits we need annually.”

Builder: "SJV Homes Plans Central Valley Community

San Joaquin Valley Homes (SJV Homes) and Presidio Residential Capital plan to break ground this month at Kensington, a new residential community offering 134 detached single-family houses priced from the low $200,000s in Tulare in California’s Central Valley. The neighborhood is expected to be open for sale by Spring of 2019. The retail value of this project is estimated to exceed $33 million.

Home Security: Do-It-Yourself or Professional Services?

Protecting your home, and the loved ones and cherished belongings within it is one of the highest priorities of home ownership. As recent as a few years ago, the term “home security” meant calling a company to come out and install an alarm system that would alert emergency services — and you — in the event of a break-in or a fire. However, that term has taken on a whole new meaning these days. Here is the run down of what home security means and the systems and services that are available for you. Professional services You can still get a home monitoring system from the big-names in professional security. According to a report from Gear Brain, the companies generally charge a fee for equipment and installation ranging between $99 to $199. Often, however, these fees are reduced or waived for special promotions. They provide in-home consultations in order to identify vulnerable points in your home, and locate an area of the home with a strong cellular signal in order to place a wall-mounted or counter-top controller.

The Business Journal: "134-Home Community In Tulare Set To Break Ground

San Joaquin Valley Homes and Presidio Residential Capital are expected to break ground later this month on a new 134-home community in Tulare. Plans are for the Kensington development to offer detached single-family houses from 1,297-1,597 square feet, with each of the three plans priced from the low $200,000 range, states a press release from the developers. The estimated cost of the project is expected to exceed $33 million.

San Joaquin Valley Homes And Presidio Residential Capital To Build New Neighborhood Offering 134 Single-Family Homes In Tulare, CA

TULARE, Calif. – October 10, 2018 – San Joaquin Valley Homes (SJV Homes) and Presidio Residential Capital is scheduled to break ground this month at Kensington — a new residential community offering 134 detached single-family houses priced from the low $200,000s. The neighborhood is expected to be open for sale by Spring of 2019. The retail value of this project is estimated to exceed $33 million.