Appraisal Gaps Are Growing

In today’s real estate market, low inventory and high demand are driving up home prices. As many as 54% of homes are getting offers over the listing price, based on the latest Realtors Confidence Index from the National Association of Realtors (NAR). The past… Read More

Who You Work With Matters

Even in a normal market, it’s good to have an experienced guide coaching you through the process of buying or selling a home. That person can advise you on important things like pricing your home correctly or the first steps to take… Read More

Historic Custom Home

The Hays-Pattee Home 3611 Mount Rubidoux Drive In November of 1903, It was discovered that Tom Hays had embezzled over $95,000 from the organization he worked with, the Orange Growers National Bank. He was swiftly arrested, but before… Read More

Riverside’s Sister Cities

The city of Riverside has had International Connections since we established our first sister city relationship with Sendai, Japan over 60 years ago.  Riverside has been a leader in Sister City programs ever since. Sister Cities are not… Read More

Days on the Market Hits All Time Low

According to recently released data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the median amount of time a home spent on the market hit an all-time low of only three weeks in 2017. In Riverside this number is under 20 days in some… Read More

Downtown Riverside is Growing Up

A vibrant downtown is dependent on creating a good balance of retail and living spaces where people can enjoy not only unique shopping and dining experiences but also can a walkable neighborhood where places are easily accessible.  We… Read More

Happy Mother’s Day!

As families celebrate Mother’s Day across the country, I’m preparing for an open house at one of our new listings. I know it seems like it is a bummer to have to “work” Mother’s Day, but somehow it… Read More

Sales Price vs. Appraised Value

The Ransom-McKenzie Team is often contacted by sellers who are interested in determining the value of their home.  In many instances, they already have a number in mind, they are just looking for us to validate their price…. Read More

Save the Date Riverside!

As we look at more sustainable ways of living, the idea of solar energy becomes more enticing every day. But, solar technology is changing rapidly.  How do we know what is the best option for us in our… Read More

Summer Explorations: SART

In the Inland Empire we are fortunate to have one of the best kept secrets flowing right through our entire region.  The Santa Anna River Trail (SART). The Santa Ana River starts in the San Bernardino Mountains and… Read More