If you live in Fresno CA or anywhere in the Central Valley it is time to buy! According to a National apartment report rent has increased 6% in Fresno CA. August to September 2016 Fresno CA was ranked #4 city to have the largest rise in rent in the entire U.S. So if you are renting, it is time to buy! Why rent when you can reap all of the benefits of owning a home and the write offs that go along with home ownership. Contact a Realtor and Loan officer today to see if you qualify. There are many different programs out there for first time buyers.