Homeownership Has Its Benefits

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Homeownership Has Its Benefits

 

Improved educational performance, higher civic participation, lower crime rates, and greater health  remains the biggest social benefits linked to homeownership. Take a look at home ownership impact in these areas.

 

HEALTH

Homeowners and their children tend to be happier and healthier than non-homeowners.

One reason may be the wealth-building effect of homeownership and the sense of control it brings.

HelpUSell Real Estate Impact of Health on Homeownership

 

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CRIME

Research has confirmed homeowners have a lower instance of involvement in crime than non-homeowers.

 

EDUCATION

Homeowners tend to accrue wealth and save more money – such financial practices area associated with lower rates of homeowners’ children dropping out of school.

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HelpUSell Real Estate homeownership benefit civic engagement

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

Homeowners remain more likely to participate in local elections and civic groups than renters.

 

Source: “Social Benefits of Homeownership and Stable Housing,” The Journal of the Center of Real Estate Studies. 

 

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27073 Maple Tree Court Valencia, CA 91381

$845,000 - 4Br/4Ba -  for Sale in Montanya (monta), Valencia
New
$845,000
4 Beds
4 Baths
2,725 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # SR18012305
Property Type Single Family Residence
Picture yourself living in one of the most prestigious gated communities in Santa Clarita. Welcome to Valencia Westridge. The gorgeous model perfect adult occupied home features a very sought after downstairs Master Suite! Master bedroom and the spacious master bath, dual sinks, walk in shower, separate tub, large walk-in closet with built-in organizers. From the moment you open the front door you can tell this home is something special. You will notice the beautiful wood flooring, plantation shutters, custom wrought iron stair case railing, custom paint and designer carpet, custom wrought iron wine gate. You will be led through the well-appointed living room and formal dining room on your way to the large kitchen that opens to the family room. The kitchen features granite counters, stainless appliances, double ovens, large center island and plenty of storage, family room with fireplace and built-in media center. Upstairs you have 3 more bedrooms, one with it’s own private upgraded bathroom, + an additional full bath. After a long day enjoy your well-maintained backyard. All this plus a three-car garage with built in cabinets, excellent cul-de-sac location, and an HOA that offers 2 tennis courts, 2 pools and spas, club house facilities, basketball court, picnic tables, bbq’s and tot lot!!! Westridge offers award winning schools, proximity to Valencia TPC, Valencia Country Club, Westfield Valencia Town Center, great restaurants, theaters, Westridge is “The Place To Be”.

19690 Newhouse Street Canyon Country, CA 91351

$465,000 - 3Br/2Ba -  for Sale in North Oaks Lower (nokl), Canyon Country
Open House
New
$465,000
3 Beds
2 Baths
1,040 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # SR18016593
Property Type Single Family Residence
Adorable Single Family residence situated in a cul-de-sac street! This home features 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, ceramic wood tile flooring throughout, updated kitchen with newer cabinets/granite counter tops, recessed LED lighting throughout the home, remodeled bathrooms with newer fixtures/vanities, central heating/AC and a new sprinkler system for the homes landscaping of the front and backyard! Close to schools, church, fine dining, grocery shopping, the movie theater, bike trails, and miles away for the 14 freeway access. Don't miss out on this opportunity!

13945 Osborne Street Unit C104 Arleta, CA 91331

$340,000 - 3Br/3Ba -  for Sale in Arleta
New
$340,000
3 Beds
3 Baths
1,234 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # SR18016865
Property Type Townhouse
Lightly updated. New paint and carpet. Ready to move in. Heart of Arleta with a backdoor to Panorama City and North Hills. Nice little complex and great neighbors.

15000 Cedar Sylmar, CA 91342

$550,000 - 3Br/3Ba -  for Sale in Sylmar
New
$550,000
3 Beds
3 Baths
1,612 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 18301464
Property Type Single Family Residence
Welcome to this beautiful home perched on top of a knoll in Carey Ranch with direct views of the mountains from your back balcony. This amazing home features 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, living room, an added Bonus loft space that can be used as a Game Room, Man Cave, or 5th bedroom, and a 2 car attached garage. Kitchen comes with lots of cabinet space and granite counter tops. Living room comes with beautiful laminate wood flooring, a cozy fireplace and a slider leading to the back patio. Backyard with stunning views and ample space to entertain guests or host summer BBQs. Upstairs is the master suite with a private bathroom. Wake up and sip your coffee directly from the balcony overlooking your large backyard and to a beautiful sunrise everyday. Do not miss out on the opportunity to make this house your HOME. This gorgeous home is situated in a Cul de sac minutes to the 405, 5, 118, 210 freeways, shopping, restaurants, and community park, definitely a must see!

26382 Oak Plain Drive Newhall, CA 91321

$374,000 - 2Br/2Ba -  for Sale in Friendly Valley (frv), Newhall
New
$374,000
2 Beds
2 Baths
1,162 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # SR18016254
Property Type Condominium
Adorable Single Story Home well located in the popular guard gated community of Friendly Valley. Open floor plan that has lots of natural light and beautiful light colored wood laminated floors throughout. Kitchen has Granite Countertops and Stainless Steel Appliances as well as smooth ceiling and crown moldings and an added skylight. Large Slider Window opens up to a beautiful backyard with a solid patio cover and privacy which is all accented by very nice foliage and greenery. 2 Car Direct Access Garage. This home is move in ready and shows pride in ownership. Country Club Style living with 2 Golf Courses, Pool and Spa and Large Auditorium, Card Room and Gym too. Close to Freeway Access, Restaurants, Stores and Shopping!

22559 Paraguay Drive Saugus, CA 91350

$499,900 - 3Br/2Ba -  for Sale in Emblem (embl), Saugus
New
$499,900
3 Beds
2 Baths
1,188 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # SR18016526
Property Type Single Family Residence
Well maintained 3 bedroom, 2 bath home in the Emblem tract in Saugus. Upgraded kitchen with black granite counters and custom backsplash, retro black and while tile flooring, eat-at counter plus dining area, spacious family room. Upgraded bathrooms, dual-pane windows, copper plumbing, scraped ceilings, newer A/C, laundry room. Beautiful and relaxing backyard with custom hardscape, and covered stamped concrete patio.. Walking distance to Emblem Elementary and shopping. Minutes from Central Park. Don't miss this lovely home that's priced to sell!

15921 Liggett Street North Hills, CA 91343

$620,000 - 4Br/3Ba -  for Sale in Not Applicable - 1007242, North Hills
New
$620,000
4 Beds
3 Baths
2,150 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 218000797
Property Type Single Family Residence
Beautiful North Hills 4 Bedrooms + 3 Bathrooms + Den/Office/Extra Room One story home with New roof installed on September 2017!! This homes features, a spacious kitchen that offers a breakfast/dinning area, counter-tops with dual basin stainless steel sink, plenty of cabinets, cook-top, oven and dishwasher. A private laundry room conveniently located off of kitchen.Two master bedrooms offer ample closet space and private master suite bathroom with tiled stall showers, and the other two regular bedrooms are very bright with plenty of closet space too. The remodeled bathroom offers dual sink vanity, custom tile decoration, and bathtub with jets. The spacious living room offers, wood flooring, a cozy floor to ceiling brick fireplace and with door leading to the backyard patio.

28071 Wildwind Road Canyon Country, CA 91351

$565,000 - 4Br/3Ba -  for Sale in Ridge At White's Cyn (rgwc), Canyon Country
New
$565,000
4 Beds
3 Baths
1,900 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # IG18016352
Property Type Single Family Residence
Must See! 4 bedrooms 3 bath in Canyon Country that overlooks the Santa Clarita Valley. 1 bedroom and full bath downstairs. Formal living room, dining room and family room with fireplace on the first floor. Kitchen with counter seating. 2 car garage with washer and dryer hook-ups. Three spacious bedrooms upstairs, 1 full bath and 1 3/4 bath. Master suite has beautiful views of the city!

10403 Valley Spring Lane Toluca Lake, CA 91602

$2,685,000 - 4Br/3Ba -  for Sale in Toluca Lake
New
$2,685,000
4 Beds
3 Baths
3,320 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 18304630
Property Type Single Family Residence
Traditional Storybook Charmer with picturesque curb appeal. Well-manicured landscape. Fully renovated to upscale modern tastes. Toluca Lake jewel features screening room w/overhead projector, fireplace, hardwoods & crown molding. Main paneled living room w/brick fireplace, built-in bar & beam ceiling. Gourmet dream kitchen equipped w/high-end appliances including Viking range, custom cabinetry & granite countertops. Center island provides generous seating for casual dining & a wonderful work surface. Crown molding, chair rails & hardwood flooring add charm to the separate dining room. A double door entry leads to the sumptuous & tranquil master suite. The exquisite en suite replicates the luxurious amenities found in 5-star hotels! Bathroom boasts upgraded custom cabinetry & stone, double vanities separated, sit down make up area, soaking tub & marble shower. Bonus!!! Work studio w/built-in cabinetry & desks. Wired for WiFi, surround sound & cable. Spacious patio & basketball court.

21831 Moveo Drive Saugus, CA 91350

$515,000 - 3Br/3Ba -  for Sale in Terra (terma), Saugus
New
$515,000
3 Beds
3 Baths
1,696 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # SR18015883
Property Type Single Family Residence
Turn-key Villa Metro home with Next-Gen living space on the first floor. This beautiful home was a model and features a multitude of upgrades including engineered wood floors, plantation shutters, recessed LED lighting, crown molding, chair railing, additional upgraded cabinetry throughout and ceiling fans. The gorgeous kitchen is open to the living room and has an island with caesarstone counter tops, pendant lights, upgraded subway tile back splash and stainless steel appliances. There is a balcony perfect for relaxing off of the living room with a view of the park. The lot for this home is very private. There are custom draperies in a neutral tone throughout. Both bathrooms upstairs feature upgraded back splash. The Next-Gen living space has a private patio, kitchenette, living room, master bedroom with walk-in closet and a private master bathroom with caesarstone counter tops. The Next-Gen also has it's own entrance that can be accessed from the patio. HOA offers pool, spa, clubhouse, park, community garden and so much more.

11713 Pearwood Avenue Sylmar, CA 91342

$549,999 - 4Br/3Ba -  for Sale in Sylmar
Open House
New
$549,999
4 Beds
3 Baths
1,262 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # SR18015983
Property Type Single Family Residence
this is!!! a beautiful property for a big family, property features 4 beth and 3bath ,plus a garage conversion with permits as study room 1 bath one bath whit R-3 occupancy whit separate parking space area, it has a central air conditioning /heating and cool aire, swimming pool for the hot summers, this property is located on a great area ,close to transportation, shoppings, closed to holly cross hospital, carport for 2 car space,home is equipped whit solar panels to be transferred to the new buyers, wow, beautiful property for a great price ,and lot more to mention.

19860 Emerald Creek Unit 0 Canyon Country, CA 91351

$159,000 - 2Br/2Ba -  for Sale in Canyon View Estates (cyve), Canyon Country
New
$159,000
2 Beds
2 Baths
1,081 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # SR17278178
Property Type Manufacture 433
This Charming Two Bedroom Two Bath Home is located in desirable Canyon View Estates. A guard gated community with amenities that include pools, spa, community clubhouse, play area and sport courts. This home has been upgraded in many ways. The kitchen features stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops decorator tile back splash and updated recessed lighting. The open floor plan features a family room with vaulted ceiling, fireplace and ceiling fan. Large master bedroom has ceiling fan,sliding glass doors to rear yard. New carpet to be installed in both bedrooms before close of escrow. Master bath has been remodeled with new tile flooring. Siles stone counter top, Kohler sinks and fixtures. Sunken bath and walk in shower with beautiful custom glass shower door and Moen shower head. Second bath also remodeled with high end fixtures, new medicine cabinet and custom glass tub enclosure. Second bedroom will also have new carpet before close of escrow. Gated yard has great outdoor living space and grass. Home was recently repainted and has two nice side yards. This home is perfectly situated near great parks, shopping, award winning schools, and is commuter close to HWY 14 and the Via Princessa Metro-link Station. It is a truly great place to call home. Buyer to verify all info.

8801 Cedros Avenue Unit 8 Panorama City, CA 91402

$369,900 - 3Br/3Ba -  for Sale in Panorama City
New
$369,900
3 Beds
3 Baths
1,971 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 18305904
Property Type Townhouse
This fixer-upper gem is a great opportunity for an investor in a gated community, comprised of 28 units with a low HOA dues. Large front unit, 3 bedrooms & 2.5 bathrooms townhouse with it's own private garage with stairs leading up to the large living room (with fireplace), dining area and large kitchen. Stairs further lead up to the next floor where all the bedrooms are situated. This quiet complex has a very good-sized swimming pool, units have their own individual water heaters. All utilities are separately metered, including water. Property is a fixer and will not qualify for a conventional loan. It is being sold in AS IS & WHERE IS condition, seller will not do any work and all retrofit work would be buyer's responsibility. All offers should be accompanied by proof of funds for the full offering price.

25725 Hogan Drive Unit D8 Valencia, CA 91355

$374,900 - 4Br/2Ba -  for Sale in Lakeshore (lshr), Valencia
New
$374,900
4 Beds
2 Baths
1,296 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # SR18016082
Property Type Condominium
EXTREMELY RARE 4 BEDROOM END UNIT TOWNHOME IN THE HEART OF VALENCIA... This rare find is located just steps away from the Vista Valencia Golf Course (but NOT within golf ball range). This turn key property features tile floors, fresh paint, crown moulding, and upgraded baseboards that wrap around the spacious living area, and into the kitchen. This remodeled kitchen offers granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, stainless steel fridge (included in the sale), farm sink, and upgraded cabinetry. Upon entering this beauty you will find a brand new front door, new dual pane windows, and two new sliders that lead you to TWO private balconies. BOTH bathrooms feature granite counters and new fixtures, and the master bath offers a completely custom stone shower. Other upgrades include custom built in master closet and professionally mounted and wired TV in the living room. The Lakeshore community has GREAT freeway access, and is within walking distance to shopping, restaurants, and both Cal Arts University and College of the Canyons. The HOA has just spent thousands on the grounds with upgrades to the private lake, picnic and sitting areas, remodeled pools, and new basketball and tennis courts! Don't miss this opportunity to own a rare find in a great community. This home can be shown 7 days a week, call for your private showing today.

20401 Soledad Cyn. Rd Unit 807 Canyon Country, CA 91351

$110,000 - 3Br/2Ba -  for Sale in Mobile/modular/manufactured (can1) (mcan1), Canyon Country
New
$110,000
3 Beds
2 Baths
1,620 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # SR18015760
Property Type Manufacture 433
BEAUTIFUL ~ Welcome Patio Upon Entry ~ Well Maintained ~ Light & Bright ~ Vaulted Ceilings With Sky Lights ~ Dark Wood Like Flooring ~ Plush Carpet In Bedrooms ~ Master Bedroom Has Walk-in Closet With Built-in Cabinets ~ Other Bedrooms Are Very Spacious ~ Upgraded Shower And Vanity In Master Bath ~ Upgraded Tub/Shower And Vanity In Second Bath ~ Large Kitchen With Center Island ~ Soooo Many Cabinets ~ Refrigerator Stays ~ Dining Area In Kitchen ~ Cozy Fireplace In Living room ~ There Is A Room That Can Be An Office/Den Or Formal Dining Room ~ Separate Laundry Room With Door To Side Yard ~ Covered Parking For 3 Cars ~ Large Shed ~ Low Maintenance Yard ~ Exceptionally Clean And Stunning

7741 Teesdale Avenue North Hollywood, CA 91605

$585,000 - 3Br/2Ba -  for Sale in North Hollywood
New
$585,000
3 Beds
2 Baths
1,320 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 18302052
Property Type Single Family Residence
Utterly charming 3 bedroom 1 and 3/4 bath home on lovely tree lined neighborhood street. Open living room/dining area leads via wooden French doors to custom tile and brick patio and spacious yard offering privacy and the perfect place for entertaining or just relaxing. Beautiful natural wood framed windows let in lots of light and look out to greenery which creates a serene living environment. The kitchen is bright and cheery and comes complete with appliances, breakfast area and access to the inside laundry area and back yard. Beautiful hardwood floors, wood burning fireplace, and plenty of storage space add to the ambience and livability of the property. The large master bedroom offers flexibility, ample closet space and looks out to foliage. The third bedroom was converted to office/den by a previous owner (The closet could easily be restored) The garage offers additional storage space and work area. Plenty of up-grades to enjoy. Welcome Home!

27945 Crown Court Circle Unit 112 Valencia, CA 91354

$480,000 - 3Br/3Ba -  for Sale in Courthome Collection (cyco), Valencia
New
$480,000
3 Beds
3 Baths
1,260 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # SR18015724
Property Type Single Family Residence
STOP IN THE NAME OF LOVE! Valencia Northpark 3-Bedroom plus Office (possible 4th Bedroom Downstairs) Lot of Light & No Neighbors View Home. Highly Upgraded with Refinished Cabinets & Quartz Kitchen Counter-tops & a Built-in Wine Fridge, Crown Molding & Recessed Lighting in most rooms. Eat at Kitchen Counter on Breakfast Room. Incredible Flooring & High Ceilings, Fireplace, Custom Painting, Incredible Backyard with Patio & Side Yard and a Wonderful View 2-Car Direct Access Garage. Great Schools, 3-Pools and Spas & Clubhouse, Tennis & Basketball Courts Paseos, Close to Tennis & Golf Clubs, Skating Rinks, Mall, Theaters, Buy Now and move in when lease is completed in September.

14262 Tyler Street Unit 11 Sylmar, CA 91342

$359,500 - 3Br/3Ba -  for Sale in Sylmar
New
$359,500
3 Beds
2.5 Baths
1,325 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # SR18015975
Property Type Condominium
ADORABLE TRI-LEVEL CONDO WITH ATTACHED GARAGE, GATED COMMUNITY, 3 BDRMS, 3 BATHS, LIVING ROOM WITH FIREPLACE AND WALK-OUT PATIO, REMODELED KITCHEN, EATING AREA AND SITTING AREA, MASTER BEDROOM HAS A MASTER BATH AND WALK-IN CLOSET, 3RD BEDROOM ALSO HAS A WALK-IN CLOSET, GUEST BATH REMODELED, UPSTAIRS LAUNDRY AREA, COMPLEX HAS POOL AND SPA, THIS UNIT IS MOVE-IN READY!

 

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