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Must Read: Here’s How to Fireproof Your California Home

Must Read: Here’s How to Fireproof Your California Home

Fire has always been a natural occurrence in California. Our hills and canyons burned periodically long before we built homes here. Many homes have been built and landscaped without fully understanding what a fire can do and few families are adequately prepared for a...

How to Maintain Wood Floors

How to Maintain Wood Floors

Do you sometimes feel like your floors are a magnet for spilled food and drinks, dust, dirt and hair? The good thing is, it usually only requires a quick and easy fix. But it’s a different story when we’re talking about hardwood floors. As lovely and durable as this...

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

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 want to consider for your home this year to...

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...

Freshen Up Your Home for Spring

Freshen Up Your Home for Spring

  Spring is blooming soon! Give your space a new feel and update your home for the new season. We found simple spring decorating ideas from these lovely homes to inspire you. (Spoiler: No bunnies!)     Time to update your coffee table decor It’s the...

A Quick Guide to Real Estate Transaction Fees

A Quick Guide to Real Estate Transaction Fees

Wondering who pays what between the buyer and seller in a real estate transaction? This infographic from NestBend.com might help you have a good bird’s eye view and a better understanding of what the fees are in a real estate transaction. We recommend that you...

Things to Get Rid of Right Now, Room by Room

Things to Get Rid of Right Now, Room by Room

“Your home is a living space, not a storage space.” - Francine Jay, Author of The Joy of Less and Lightly. Less is now the new more. It's time to lighten the load in your home! Consider getting rid of the following and declutter your home one room at a time. Home...

Reasons Sellers Need a Real Estate Agent

Reasons Sellers Need a Real Estate Agent

One shouldn’t treat a broken bone without seeking help from a doctor. And in order to sell your San Diego County home for top dollar, finding the right real estate agent to partner with is the first step and one that should not be taken lightly. A good real estate...

Important Factors to Consider in Real Estate Investing

Important Factors to Consider in Real Estate Investing

Got extra cash lying around and thinking of the best way to grow it? Consider income property. Real estate investing can be lucrative and fulfilling when done right. To help you make a more sound decision and here are some important factors to consider before entering...

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...

Things to Avoid Before Applying for a Mortgage

Things to Avoid Before Applying for a Mortgage

Planning to buy a home? The key is to prepare and maintain excellent financial health. And we’re not just talking about the down payment! Improve your chances of getting approved for a home loan and be eligible for better interest rates and terms — here are some...

First Investment? Here Are Some Property Tips

First Investment? Here Are Some Property Tips

Considering your first investment property? When done right, it can offer steady cash flow and financial security. It says a lot as to why successful entrepreneurs and investors like to acquire property as part of their investment portfolio. Keep these in mind as you...

Stylish Ways of Hiding the Ugly Stuff Outside Your Home

Stylish Ways of Hiding the Ugly Stuff Outside Your Home

If you loved our blog about stylish ways of hiding the ugly stuff inside your home, now let’s deal with the outdoor space. The internet is filled with cool ideas on how to hide unsightly wirings, bulky equipment, etc. and here are some of our favorites that are worth...