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Creating Homeownership Opportunities

Making homeownership affordable through factory-built housing In one of the most expensive housing markets in the country, California residents – particularly low- and middle-income families – are being boxed out of the housing market. Without access to affordable homeownership options, these individuals and families are less able to build wealth and increase their economic

Creating Housing Affordability Through Community Land Trusts

A permanent affordable housing strategy Today, there are nearly 250 Community Land Trusts (CLTs) across the United States, and NPHS is creating one in the Inland Empire to develop, preserve and protect affordable homeownership. CLTs are designed to create long-term housing affordability and to ensure community stewardship of land. CLTs can be used for

How to Make Your Renovation a Successful, Positive Experience

In the United States, renovation spending has more than doubled since the late 1990s, reaching nearly $65 billion last year alone. Oftentimes the investment a homeowner makes is substantial, both financially and emotionally. The stakes are high. That’s why it’s imperative that the job is done well from start to finish. NPHS suggests a

NPHS Real Estate Team Shares Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

Buying a home for the first time is an exciting period in a person’s life. Deciding to buy a home often indicates buyers are ready to establish firm roots in a community where they can see themselves living for years to come. The process of buying a home is rarely easy, and first-time buyers

Realty Services and Home Improvement trends in today’s market

Although the heydays of the real estate boom of the early 2000s have not quite returned, things look positive. In the United States, 1,226,000 new homes were built in 2016, according to data from Consumer Reports. That was the most since 2007. Resales also have been more promising. The National Association of Realtors® says

City of San Bernardino and NPHS Break Ground on Three Infill Developments

Creating Greener, Healthier Neighborhoods The development of three homes is under way in the City of San Bernardino. In partnership with the city, NPHS is developing three separate lots with beautiful, high-performing factory-built homes. The 1,500 square foot homes are being manufactured to high energy efficient standards and feature an attached garage and porch.

This New Year cut that Energy Bill and Stay Green

Homeowners continue to seek creative ways to reduce monthly expenses while being more environmentally conscious. Knowing where your money is being spent gives you a better understanding of how and where to make efficiencies. The United States Department of Energy says that household heating and cooling accounts for around 54 percent of the average

Set and Stick to your Holiday Budget

The chance to give gifts and spend time with loved ones makes the holiday season a special time of year. But for many people, the holiday season often leads to overspending. A 2016 survey from the American Research Group found that American shoppers anticipated spending an average of $930 on gifts that holiday season.