Rent or Buy?

By Nef Cortez Most people start their independent living when they first move out of their parent’s home by renting.  They either choose to rent a room at another person’s home, or possibly move into a friend’s apartment. Many times they go from that living arrangement to sharing the cost of renting an apartment or […]

A Real Estate Minute

By Gil Rivera   This is my first in a series of short articles giving you updates about the local real estate market. We are all busy with our jobs, family and friends so I will make these articles short enough to read in  “A Real Estate Minute”! As for my background, I’ve been a […]

Orange County: Former Fannie Mae Official Sentenced to Federal Prison

STAFF REPORTS Santa Ana – A former sales associate with the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) was sentenced on Mon., Aug. 4 to 15 months in federal prison for taking kickbacks from a real estate broker who sold properties on behalf of the mortgage agency. According to the Assistant United States Attorney, Stephen Goorvitch, […]

Eastvale: Rapper Kendrick Lamar Purchases Home in Eastvale

BY TIANA GOEGEBUER Eastvale – Rapper Kendrick Lamar recently purchased a modest home in the city of Eastvale. News of Lamar’s purchase really began circulating in late May. The online buzz stated that Lamar had gone against the typical rapper stereotype and settled down not in Los Angeles or Beverly Hills, but a former dairy […]

Business Feature: “Sell Your Casa” With Gil Rivera


 By Sarah Armijo   Southern California – In this day and age, it’s important to know all aspects of your business. For Gil Rivera from, he definitely knows every aspect of buying and selling a home. He is a reliable, experienced, and an affordable Realtor, Broker, and Certified Appraiser. Rivera sells houses, condos, and […]