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Brookside Escondido Homes for Sale

Brookside Escondido Homes for Sale

Are you looking for a home in the city of Escondido? Do you want to learn more about Brookside? Brookside is a gated community comprised of 262 homes; it’s situated adjacent to the Reidy Creek Golf Course in Northwest Escondido. Brookside offers many great...

Homes for Sale in Lomas Serenas Escondido

Homes for Sale in Lomas Serenas Escondido

If you live in Escondido, San Marcos, Rancho Bernardo or Vista, you probably have already visited the beautiful homes in the community of Lomas Serenas. Located west of the Interstate 15 freeway, Lomas Serenas is close to the North County Fair. It is a...

Emerald Heights Escondido

Emerald Heights Escondido

If you are thinking about buying a home in Escondido or San Marcos, there is a lovely community called Emerald Heights Escondido that you may want to check out. There are over 600 homes that sit on a ridgeline east of the border with San Marcos. The...

Mello-Roos, California Home Buyers Must Know What They Are

Mello-Roos, California Home Buyers Must Know What They Are

What Are Mello-Roos? California home buyers need to know the definition of the term Mello-Roos. Have you ever heard it before? Do you know what Mello-Roos are? Simply put, Mello-Roos is a special tax assessed to homeowners in a community as repayment for...

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,...

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...