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How to Sell Your Home for Top Dollar

If you are considering putting your home on the market because you would like to sell, there are many things that you can do to prepare for the home sale.In order to sell your San Diego County home for top dollar, there are certain steps that...

Do I have to sell my home in order to buy?

With such wonderful real estate prices and interest rates still right now, lots of homeowners want to make a transition—to a bigger home, to a retirement home, or to a different neighborhood among other things. Many buyers are wondering if they...

Selling your own home? Here’s what you need to know…

Thinking of doing a FSBO? You may want to think again. According to a study conducted by the National Association of Realtors®, a home listed with a real estate professional generally sells for up to $47,000 more than a home listed by its...

Remodeling your Kitchen? Some 21st Century Tips!

Remodeling your kitchen isn’t easy, and it can be costly depending on what improvements you plan to make. When making those updates, you need to assure that the update will add value and will not make the home appear dated a few years down the...

Remodeling your Home? Check out this ROI Report

Do you want good bang on your buck on your remodeling projects for your home?Remember that not all home improvements are created equal. Some are simply aesthetic and personal preference that don’t add value to the home in the long run. But,...

How to Manage the Stress of Surprise Home Repairs

Oh no! Something went wrong and there is a leak at home, or something just broke and needs replacement. Stress of home repairs can happen at any time and nearly half of homeowners experienced an unexpected home repair in the first year of...

Spotlight: The Skinny on Real Estate Commission

After receiving calls for real estate advice or consultations, I’ve heard these words many times. “Thanks, so much. How much do I owe you?” People are always surprised by the response—nothing.The general public, I believe, is under the...

Prep Your Home in a Budget

Are you selling your home soon but you  don't want to spend thousand of dollars to prep your home for sale?Watch this video for great ways to attract more prospective buyers and save money at the same time:If you or anyone you know needs further...

Why You Need to Talk to a Mortgage Lender Now

 I had a former coworker call me the other day. She isn’t local and she isn’t a San Diego homebuyer. Nevertheless, she wanted to touch base because she was ready to put an offer on a home in another part of the state. This former coworker had...