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5 Signs You Should Sell Your Home

5 Signs You Should Sell Your Home

A big decision, a major life choice for your most important asset - selling your house at the wrong time will haunt you down the road. We’ll share with you the things you need to consider so you can have full confidence that you are indeed ready to enter the real...

Home Renovation Mistakes Every New Owner Should Avoid

Home Renovation Mistakes Every New Owner Should Avoid

It can be super exciting to finally go for it and copy that kitchen do-over idea you saw on Pinterest. But it’s your first time and where do you start? It’s always helpful to be prepared, and that’s especially true when you’re scraping off tiles, tearing down cabinets...

UV Lamps for Your Home, Are They Worth It?

UV Lamps for Your Home, Are They Worth It?

You may have stumbled upon the idea of disinfection using ultraviolet (UV) light. You probably have already purchased a UV wand or lamp to keep away from the COVID-19 virus and other germs. But do they actually work? Here’s what we found out. Can UVC lamps inactivate...

Here’s What You Need To Get Your Mortgage Approved

Here’s What You Need To Get Your Mortgage Approved

So you’ve decided to buy your first home - good for you! As exciting as picking your favorite listing and moving in is, there’s actually more to a home purchase. This also means you probably need to get a mortgage. It’s vital to find the right loan with the most...

Here’s How We Handle Fair Housing Law

Here’s How We Handle Fair Housing Law

How Broadpoint Properties Handles Fair Housing Law In honor of the late civil rights movement leader Martin Luther King Jr., at Broadpoint Properties, each and every day—whether we are in the field, working with buyers, sellers, tenants or property owners—we adhere to...

9 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

9 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

Finally, #Goodbye2020 and #Hello2021! Meaning new year, new goals. In addition to the many personal resolutions set for yourself, why not set goals for your home too? In the spirit of fresh beginnings, we’re sharing some New Year’s home improvement ideas that you may...

Pros And Cons Of Homeowner Associations

Pros And Cons Of Homeowner Associations

When brought into light, talking about Homeowners Associations or HOAs gets mixed feelings from people. According to the Community Associations Institute, nearly nine in 10 residents (89%) believe that their governing board “absolutely” or “for the most part” serves...

Ways to Hold Title to Your Property in California

Ways to Hold Title to Your Property in California

One of the important considerations, and unfortunately, least thought of things when buying a home is the way you hold title to your property. It will determine how your ownership will be structured, how it will be sold, taxed, etc. Ideally, it’s best to talk to a...

Smart Holiday Decor To Spice Up Your Home

Smart Holiday Decor To Spice Up Your Home

It’s that time of the year again! You’ve probably already put up your wreaths and trees up by this time. But in case you’re on a hunt for something unique to add this year, why not check out these high-tech, holiday decor? Level up your holiday cheer with these smart...

Choosing the Right Paint Finish

Choosing the Right Paint Finish

Updating your home with a coat of paint will bring a new vibe and freshen up the home without hurting your wallet too much. Colors give the effect and ambiance to your home but have you ever put any thought into the sheen of the paint itself? Some paint finishes...

How Property Taxes in California Are Calculated

How Property Taxes in California Are Calculated

As a homeowner, you are expected to pay property taxes. And sometimes, especially if you’re a new homeowner, these taxes and charges can cause overwhelm and confusion. We’re here to help you gain clarity regarding real estate taxes in the state of California....

Household Items You Should Always Buy Used

Household Items You Should Always Buy Used

Flea markets, garage sales, and thrift shops are always great places to find something unique and useful for your home for a fraction of a price. However, there are some things that are a no-no to buy used, but certainly, there are some that are still worth giving a...

How to Save Energy During the Summer

How to Save Energy During the Summer

Summer can be an expensive time of year for your utilities. Aside from turning off appliances, lights, etc when not in use, there are other things you can do to save a few bucks on your electric bill during the hot summer months. That said, we thought of sharing with...

What Are the Tax Consequences of Selling a House?

What Are the Tax Consequences of Selling a House?

At Broadpoint Properties, we’re in the business of managing and selling properties, particularly those in San Diego and Riverside Counties. And, one of the most common questions that we get asked by sellers is this one: “What are the tax consequences of selling a...

Household Items You Should Not Buy Used

Household Items You Should Not Buy Used

Not only can it help you save money, reusing household items is also good for our environment. But there are times when thrifting is not the best for your health and safety. The following are household items you should never buy second hand: Mattress, Pillows, and...

Smart Kitchen Tools to Improve Your Cooking

Smart Kitchen Tools to Improve Your Cooking

We live in a very exciting time right now. Smart technology gets better through time and it’s great that we experience its perks in our daily lives and that includes improvements in our kitchen. We’ve got all sorts of things from an automatic stirrer to a fridge that...

First-Time Buyer Vocabulary: Cheat Sheet

First-Time Buyer Vocabulary: Cheat Sheet

  Buying a home is an exciting milestone. The process can be overwhelming in itself, but sometimes you can get lost with the real estate terminologies. Don't get caught saying, “What does it mean?” during a home purchase transaction. Here are words home buyers...

5 Things Sellers Must Do Before Calling a Real Estate Agent

5 Things Sellers Must Do Before Calling a Real Estate Agent

Are you thinking of putting your home on the market? If you are determined to sell your home, it’s a good idea to spend some time preparing it before listing it. And, hiring an experienced real estate agent will be the best decision for you in making the process...