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Loan Programs to Assist Downpayment

Loan Programs to Assist Downpayment

Do you want to buy a home but you don’t have enough money saved for the down payment yet? Good news for you – here are 3 of the most common buyer-assist programs you can look into that make it easier to purchase a home in California.   Loan Programs to Assist...

FHA Loans: Everything You Need to Know

FHA Loans: Everything You Need to Know

Most people obtain a home through financing. You’re probably already familiar with some common types of home loans such as conventional financing through banks and veteran’s loans for active and retired military members. Some potential homebuyers who are not able to...

Who Pays Real Estate Fees?

Who Pays Real Estate Fees?

We often get calls asking our office after rendering real estate advice or consultation, “Thanks for helping. How much do I owe you?” And we always reply with – “Nothing.” So, who pays us? A Realtor® represents either a buyer or a seller in a real estate transaction....

How to Combine Warm and Cool Colors Like a Pro

How to Combine Warm and Cool Colors Like a Pro

It is fair to say that color is part science and part art. Color is a form of non-verbal communication that can affect our mood and emotions, that’s why it’s crucial to create a color scheme for your space. The more you know about how color works, the easier it will...

Hands Down, Top Christmas Home Decor Items

Hands Down, Top Christmas Home Decor Items

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! If your home hasn’t caught on yet, take a look at these Christmas decor items we love from Amazon that you can have delivered in time for the holidays. Top Christmas Home Decor Items From Amazon     Pre-Lit...

Are Tiny Homes Worth It?

Are Tiny Homes Worth It?

Thinking about ‘going tiny’? You may have been inspired by the idea after seeing it in TV shows like Tiny House, Big Living, Tiny House Nation, and Tiny House Builders. With the emergence of minimalism and eco-consciousness, some people are beginning to realize that...

Market Update: Is It Better to Rent or Buy?

Market Update: Is It Better to Rent or Buy?

While there may be certain very specific reasons that someone opts to be a tenant versus a homeowner in San Diego County, homeownership during our current real estate market, may provide you with some annual savings. Watch the latest buy vs. rent analysis from San...

Fall Decorating Ideas Without Pumpkins

Fall Decorating Ideas Without Pumpkins

Tired of the usual pumpkin patch decor? Or perhaps you are not fond of bright reds and oranges. There are still ways to embrace fall and dress up your home for the season. We found unique fall decor ideas, with zero pumpkins that are easy and elegant ways to...

How to Properly Clean Your Fridge

How to Properly Clean Your Fridge

Let’s get real: When was the last time you gave your fridge a good deep cleaning? Keeping the fridge clean means you’re preventing the breeding of germs that can further cause diseases like food poisoning. It is recommended to do a deep clean every three to four...

Loan Programs to Assist Downpayment

Loan Programs to Assist Downpayment

Do you want to buy a home but you don’t have enough money saved for the down payment yet? Good news for you – here are 3 of the most common buyer-assist programs you can look into that make it easier to purchase a home in California.   Loan Programs to Assist...

FHA Loans: Everything You Need to Know

FHA Loans: Everything You Need to Know

Most people obtain a home through financing. You’re probably already familiar with some common types of home loans such as conventional financing through banks and veteran’s loans for active and retired military members. Some potential homebuyers who are not able to...

Who Pays Real Estate Fees?

Who Pays Real Estate Fees?

We often get calls asking our office after rendering real estate advice or consultation, “Thanks for helping. How much do I owe you?” And we always reply with – “Nothing.” So, who pays us? A Realtor® represents either a buyer or a seller in a real estate transaction....

How to Combine Warm and Cool Colors Like a Pro

How to Combine Warm and Cool Colors Like a Pro

It is fair to say that color is part science and part art. Color is a form of non-verbal communication that can affect our mood and emotions, that’s why it’s crucial to create a color scheme for your space. The more you know about how color works, the easier it will...

Hands Down, Top Christmas Home Decor Items

Hands Down, Top Christmas Home Decor Items

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! If your home hasn’t caught on yet, take a look at these Christmas decor items we love from Amazon that you can have delivered in time for the holidays. Top Christmas Home Decor Items From Amazon     Pre-Lit...

Are Tiny Homes Worth It?

Are Tiny Homes Worth It?

Thinking about ‘going tiny’? You may have been inspired by the idea after seeing it in TV shows like Tiny House, Big Living, Tiny House Nation, and Tiny House Builders. With the emergence of minimalism and eco-consciousness, some people are beginning to realize that...

Loan Programs to Assist Downpayment

Loan Programs to Assist Downpayment

Do you want to buy a home but you don’t have enough money saved for the down payment yet? Good news for you – here are 3 of the most common buyer-assist programs you can look into that make it easier to purchase a home in California.   Loan Programs to Assist...

FHA Loans: Everything You Need to Know

FHA Loans: Everything You Need to Know

Most people obtain a home through financing. You’re probably already familiar with some common types of home loans such as conventional financing through banks and veteran’s loans for active and retired military members. Some potential homebuyers who are not able to...

Who Pays Real Estate Fees?

Who Pays Real Estate Fees?

We often get calls asking our office after rendering real estate advice or consultation, “Thanks for helping. How much do I owe you?” And we always reply with – “Nothing.” So, who pays us? A Realtor® represents either a buyer or a seller in a real estate transaction....