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Can’t Pay Your Mortgage? Read This

Can’t Pay Your Mortgage? Read This

I think we can all agree that the world did a 180-degree turn in just a few short weeks. From a thriving stock market and global economy, the COVID-19 virus has impacted millions of people. From mortgage holders to renters, there are very few folks in the United...

House Problems: Early Signs You Don’t Want to Ignore

House Problems: Early Signs You Don’t Want to Ignore

Nobody wants a money pit. Here are some red flags to watch out for in your home that needs immediate fixing before things get out of hand. Pilot light goes out on the water heater So the pilot light went out and now your home’s water will be freezing cold. (Uh oh!) It...

World Sleep Day: 5 Things You Should Know About Bedrooms

World Sleep Day: 5 Things You Should Know About Bedrooms

With World Sleep Day coming up on March 13th, we thought it would be fun to discuss not only ways to get better sleep but also tips and tools for an aesthetically pleasing bedroom. Nice looking bedrooms—sweet sleep and increased interest in your home—if you were to...

Should Your Home Be Vacant When You Sell?

Should Your Home Be Vacant When You Sell?

We are settling it once and for all: Should a home be occupied or vacant during a sale? While there are pros and cons to both scenarios, believe it or not, choosing to stay ultimately is the better option. If you or anyone you know is thinking of selling and looking...

5 Reasons Spring Is a Great Time to Buy a Home

5 Reasons Spring Is a Great Time to Buy a Home

Thinking of finally getting your own home this Spring? This season is the busiest time in real estate and here are reasons why it is a good time to buy and hopefully help you ‘spring ahead’ to a decision. Extra cash from your tax refund For those who finish their...

Home Repairs That Can’t Wait

Home Repairs That Can’t Wait

Little by little, a little becomes a lot. Same goes for small issues at home. And, if not addressed, those small issues can lead to an expensive disaster too—if no action is taken right away. Here are things to watch out for and repair immediately in your home before...

5 Reasons North County Landlords Get Sued (and How To Avoid It)

5 Reasons North County Landlords Get Sued (and How To Avoid It)

It’s sad to say, but one of the fears on every Landlord's mind is the thought of a lawsuit. In this article, we will review the five most common types of lawsuits against landlords. Hopefully, with this information, you can avoid some of these challenges with your own...

8 Ways To Be Sure You Are Charging the Correct Monthly Rent Amount

8 Ways To Be Sure You Are Charging the Correct Monthly Rent Amount

  It’s no surprise that owners of rental properties want to get top dollar in rent to offset their costs. But, did you know that asking for a rental amount higher than market rent can often backfire? Here are eight tips on getting the rental price right:  Walk...

Designer-Approved Color Trends To Try This 2020

Designer-Approved Color Trends To Try This 2020

New year means new trends. Last year was the year of au naturale and muted colors and now, more designers are going bold and opt to pair shades of the refreshing hue with colors on the warmer side of the wheel. Some color trends remain top-picks this year. If you’re...