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Rethink: Outdated Real Estate Advice

Rethink: Outdated Real Estate Advice

Everyone has an opinion, right? Maybe it’s your great Aunt or your father’s best friend, but everyone wants to share their real estate advice and experiences. The question is: Is it actually good advice?Here are some of the most common pieces of...

Prevention: Smart Home Hacked

Prevention: Smart Home Hacked

A great number of homes have smart-home devices and the number of smart home devices continues to rise. Smart-home devices such as voice assistants, thermostats, doorbells, door key-codes, televisions, and other smart appliances continues to...

How to Sell Your Home for Top Dollar

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?

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…

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? 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

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

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

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 misconception that if...

Socially Distanced Real Estate: How We Do It

Socially Distanced Real Estate: How We Do It

The coronavirus has reshaped the way a highly personable industry—like real estate—does business. FaceTime tours, Facebook Live Q&As, and 3-D virtual tours are just some of the new norm activities done to attract buyers and sellers during quarantine. Here are the...

Finding Harmony: Feng Shui Basics for Your Home

Finding Harmony: Feng Shui Basics for Your Home

You may already know about Feng Shui (pronounced “fung shway”) as it has gained popularity through celebrity enthusiasts like Gwyneth Paltrow and Marie Kondo. While this ancient Chinese belief—that the way your house is built or the way that you arrange objects...

How Broadpoint Properties Handles Fair Housing Law

How Broadpoint Properties Handles Fair Housing Law

How Broadpoint Properties Handles Fair Housing Law All of us at Broadpoint Properties are outraged about the recent murder of another Black person by Minneapolis police officers and the continued violent response by police against protestors. We have to speak out. We...

Should I Downsize My Home?

Should I Downsize My Home?

More and more people are considering downsizing their homes due to a wide variety of situations. You can benefit from downsizing by saving both stress and money. See the infographic below for some of the top reasons why people are doing it.   If you strongly...

How To Get Started In Real Estate Investing

How To Get Started In Real Estate Investing

There’s a reason why successful entrepreneurs and investors like to acquire property as a long-term investment. Real estate investing can be lucrative, when done right. It adds diversification to your current investment portfolio and is another source of income....

How To Make Your Backyard Ready For Summer

How To Make Your Backyard Ready For Summer

The summer breeze is on its way. Although the coronavirus is not yet going anywhere, it should not hinder our inner sunshine to enjoy the coming season. Why not embrace the warmer days at home by getting creative with some at-home activities and dressing up your...

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...