Peter McNaughton's Blog Posts

Nov 15 2017 25821 1

The Genius Way to Clean Fast for Last-Minute Guests It’s all about priorities. Oh, and hiding messes. That, too.What in the world made you invite your new workmates over for a little “whine”

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Advice For Millenials

Millionaire To Millennials: Buy A Home Now! In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that “the single biggest mistake millennials are making” is

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Corona Open House

OPEN HOUSE THIS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY FROM 12-4pm! STOP BY 1484 S. LINCOLN AVE CORONA CA 92882! This one will sell fast! You are greeted by a recently installed low maintenance yard with several

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6 Tasks For Homeowners To Do In October

6 Tasks That Every Smart Homeowner Does in October Why now’s the perfect time to replace appliances.The temps are starting to drop; the smell of wood smoke is in the air.Temps are more chilly

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1484 Lincoln Ave

**JUST LISTED** 1484 S. Lincoln Ave Corona CA 92882 **OPEN HOUSE** THIS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY FROM 12-4PM!This one will sell fast! You are greeted by a recently installed low maintenance yard with

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7 Home Remodeling Projects

7 Home Remodeling Projects With Top-Dollar Returns Not all home improvements are created equal. These will reward you the most when it comes time to sell. Here are the best seven home remodeling

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Open House Saturday And Sunday At 3731 Mariella St

**Open House** This Saturday AND Sunday from 12-4pm! Stop by 3731 Mariella Street Riverside CA 92504 and take a look at this stunning home!Call Peter McNaughton at 951-232-5881 for a showing. PRIDE

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Do You Know Your Homes Value

The latest edition of CoreLogic’s Home Price Index shows that nationally, home prices have appreciated 6.7% over the last year and 0.9% month-over-month. The release of the report

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Where Are Home Prices Headed

Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey.Every quarter, Pulsenomics surveys a

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8 Areas You May Be Missing While Cleaning Your Home

8 Dirty Secrets in Your HomeYou’ll need a steel stomach for #2Image: Stephanie Woodward/OffsetIn denial about the crud that’s festering in the nooks and crannies of your home? The maintenance&

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3731 Mariella OPEN HOUSE

**OPEN HOUSE** This Saturday form 12-4pm! Stop by 3731 Mariella Street Riverside, CA 92504 This beautiful home will sell fast.Pride of ownership. You are welcomed by a well kept yard, green

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Kitchen Cleaning Tips

You love, love, love cooking in your very own kitchen. It’s the kitchen of your dreams, where you can crank up the tunes while trying out that teriyaki recipe you saw in a “Tasty” video.And

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Plants That Dont Need Water

Every plant needs water. But drought-resistant varieties need only dainty sips once they’re established, making them perfect for low-rainfall areas and low-energy gardeners.Susan Gottlieb, an

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Median Days On Market Is Dropping

Some Highlights: The National Association of REALTORS® surveyed their members for their monthly Confidence Index. The REALTORS® Confidence Index is a key indicator of

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Jun 19 2017 25821 1

The days are getting longer. Ice cream truck jingles echo up and down the block. But the surest sign that summer is here? It just might be those "For Sale" signs popping up like dandelions in

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Homeownership Is A Good Financial Investment

According to a recent report by Trulia, “buying is cheaper than renting in 100 of the largest metro areas by an average of 33.1%.” The report may have some people

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Top 9 Curb Appeal Plants

Top 9 curb appeal plants for your foundation from Houselogic.comYour concrete foundation sure has a tough job, making sure your home stays where it’s supposed to. But let’s face,

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8 Ways New Homeowners Trash Their Yards

You’ve done it. You own a house with a yard. The great outdoors. Amber waves of grain. OK, maybe not grain, and ideally you want it green, not amber.But now that you have it, how do you keep from

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1502 Teta Drive Corona CA 92882

                                                       

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Landlord Essentials

LANDLORD ESSENTIALS:You have a great investment property, you’ve taken photos and written up a compelling listing description, and now you’re ready to open your doors to renters and collect a

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Is Spring 2017 The Strongest Sellers Market Ever

Spring housing: 'Strongest seller's market ever'Even as more homes come on the market for this popular sales season, they're flying off fast. Home prices have now surpassed their last peak,

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What You Need To Buy Now

A survey by Ipsos found that the American public is still somewhat confused about what is required to qualify for a home mortgage loan in today’s housing market. There are two

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What Do You Really Need In Your New Home

Must vs. Lust: What Do You Really Need in Your New Home?The super-simple (and fun) way to separate needs from nice-to-haves.When you embark on the home-buying process, your heart is filled with all

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What Impact Will Rising Interest Rates Have On The Market

Mortgage interest rates have risen over the last few months and projections are that they will continue their upswing throughout 2017. What impact will this have on the housing market? Here is what

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Early Birds Guide To Selling A Home

The Early Bird's Guide to Selling a HomeSpring brings out home buyers en masse. But in these waning days of winter, many home sellers are still hibernating. Well, it’s time to wake up!

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St Patricks Day Events Around Town

Inland Empire Events | St. Patrick's Day

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Mortgage Rates Went Up Should You Wait To Buy

Mortgage interest rates, as reported by Freddie Mac, have increased over the last several weeks. Freddie Mac, along with Fannie Mae, the Mortgage Bankers Association

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OPEN HOUSE IN RIVERSIDE THIS WEEKEND

Open house this weekend!! Stop by 3741 Mariella Street Riverside Ca 92504 this SATURDAY & SUNDAY from 12-4pm! PRIDE OF OWNERSHIP only begins to describe this immaculate home. Curb appeal

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Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring Cleaning Tips from Houselogic.comOnce there’s even a glimmer of spring, you’re ready to throw open your windows and let the breeze blow away the winter funk. Well, you might want to

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These 5 Trends Will Shape The Housing Market In 2017

These 5 Trends Will Shape the Housing Market in 2017If the U.S. economy is to hit escape velocity in 2017, you can expect the real estate sector to serve as its rocket fuel.At its most broadly

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Home Buyers Get Rare Break On Mortgage Insurance Premiums

Home Buyers Get a Rare Price Break on Mortgage Insurance PremiumsSource: Realtor.com article by Clare TrapassoEverything in the world of real estate seems to be getting more expensive these:

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5 Vows To Make Now To Sell Your Home In 2017

5 Vows to Make Now to Sell Your Home in 2017 People vow to do all kinds of things—hit the gym, get more sleep, quit Froot Loops—and if you plan to sell your home this year, making a few&

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Organize Your Home This New Year

Happy New Year! Have you noticed most of your resolutions are action-oriented? Walk 10,000 steps a day. Fix that leaky faucet. Register for VolunteerMatch.But “get organized”? It’s a goal so

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Student Loans Equal Higher Credit Scores

Source:Keepingcurrentmatters.comAccording to a recent analysis by CoreLogic, Millennial renters (aged 20-34) who have student loan debt also have higher credit scores than those who

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Top 10 Benefits Of Buying A Home

Buying a home may be the American dream, but it’s also a monumental task: You have to clean up your credit, apply for a mortgage, scrape together a down payment, and then move all your worldly

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Renovations To AVOID Before Selling Your Home

If you’re planning to sell your home, simple renovations can add value and attract homebuyers. However, some home improvements may actually lower your home’s value or simply not provide the

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6 Things To Do When Moving Into A New House

1. Change the LocksYou really don’t know who else has keys to your home, so change the locks. That ensures you’re the only person who has access. Install new deadbolts yourself for as

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5 Things To Ask Before Turning Down A Low Ball Offer

Source: Houselogic.comIt’s the place you’ve lived for years — maybe even decades. The pencil marks measuring each kid’s height are still behind the pantry door, and the sapling you planted

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Why Are Mortgage Rates Increasing

According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the 30-year fixed rate mortgage interest rate jumped up to 3.94% last week. Interest rates had been hovering around

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6 Things Sellers Are Required To Disclose

It’s a question that plagues many residential sales: As a seller, what do you — and don’t you — need to tell the buyer about your home? “My rule of thumb is this: If you’re not sure if

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What An Election Year Means For House Prices

What an Election Year Means for House PricesElection 2016, courtesy of DonkeyHotey, CC BY 2.0.This year will bring a whirlwind of new political excitement, but also uneasiness. Presidential

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The Difference An Hour Makes This Fall

The Difference an Hour Makes This Fall| Keeping Current MattersEvery Hour in the US Housing Market: 633 Homes Sell253 Homes Regain Positive EquityMedian Home Values Go Up $1

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5 Reasons To Buy Your Retirement Home Before You Retire

Five reasons to buy a home for your twilight years while you're still fully employed.Source: Zillow.comPlanning to leave the workplace sometime in the next five to 10 years? Buying your retirement

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Advice For Financing Down Payments And Renovations

THE BENEFITS FOR FINANCING DOWN PAYMENTS AND RENOVATIONSWritten by Rebecca Kennedyon Thursday, 20 October 2016 3:49 pmWhether you're a professional property developer or a single homeowner,

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Why Is Fall A Good Time To Buy

7 Reasons Fall Might Just Be the Best Time to Buy a Home By Margaret Heidenry | Sep 30, 2016Spring and summer usually get all the real estate glory with lofty accolades as the

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Refinance Activity

Source: Journal.Firsttuesday.usRefinances — including cash-out and no-cash-out refinances — increased to 43% of all mortgage originations nationwide in August 2016. This was up from%

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What To Do Before Buying Your First Home

What to Do a Year Before Buying Your First Home The ultimate timeline ensures the smoothest of transitions to home ownership.Image: Iriana Shiyan/Shutterstock SPONSORED BY Share This Email

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Improvements To Increase Your Homes Value

Home Remodeling: 6 Improvements to Increase Home Value Not all home improvements are created equal. These will reward you the most when it comes time to sell.Image: Romanelli & Hughes Building

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How To Sell Your Home For Top Dollar

How to Sell Your Home for Top Dollar: Insider Tips The best way to help buyers imagine themselves in your space? Staging.Image: Charrissa Vitas, staging | Randy Robinson, photo SPONSORED

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