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3 Ways to Make Your Next Home Purchase Without Fear

3 Ways to Make Your Next Home Purchase Without Fear

  Having trouble finding the home of your dreams? With low inventory in many markets throughout San Diego County, many homeowners are afraid to sell their homes because they’re concerned that they may not be able to find a new one. This can...

Pet Protection for our Fur Babies

Pet Protection for our Fur Babies

Pet Protection should be on top of our list for our fur babies especially when we leave them out at home when we go to work or just when we are out. This protection will surely save the lives of our furry companions. From making sure your pet is...

Offer Accepted, Now What? Here’s a Homebuyer Checklist

Offer Accepted, Now What? Here’s a Homebuyer Checklist

The homebuying process can be somewhat overwhelming. When buying a home, there are so many different parties involved and so many different activities that need to occur in a very short period of time. In addition to having an experienced...

Don’t Downplay the Down Payment on Your Home Purchase

Don’t Downplay the Down Payment on Your Home Purchase

If you are thinking of buying a home in San Diego or anywhere in the United States, you will want to check out this helpful infographic courtesy of our friends at House Hunt. The infographic shows how money is allocated in a situation where a...

5 Simple Steps to Selling Your Home

5 Simple Steps to Selling Your Home

Here are 5 Simple Steps to Selling Your Home. Hire an Agent. This is your biggest lifetime investment so you're going to need some help. An experienced agent will assist you through all the home selling steps, making the process easier and ensuring your...

Home Improvements That Pay Off

Home Improvements That Pay Off

There are home improvements that pay off the most. If I asked you what particular remodel or change to the home you thought would increase your home’s value the most… what would you say? Would it be a new kitchen, a remodeled bathroom, or...

What Men and Women Want in a Home – It Differs!

What Men and Women Want in a Home – It Differs!

  I know you are not surprised to hear that when looking to purchase a home, men and women want very different things. Big closets, fancy state-of-the-art gourmet kitchens, man caves, billiard rooms, large closets—those interests actually divide across...

You Asked: Do I Have to Sell a Home to Buy One?

You Asked: Do I Have to Sell a Home to Buy One?

Should I sell a home to buy one? With such wonderful real estate prices and interest rates still, right now, lots of homeowners want to make a transaction—to a bigger home, to a retirement home, or to a different neighborhood among other things....

4 Easy Things to do to Make Your Home a Happier Place

4 Easy Things to do to Make Your Home a Happier Place

When your entire life is happening inside your home, especially these days, it matters how that space feels and functions. Your space should feel like an oasis -- a refuge from all the not-so-good things happening in our lives. In fact, there are simple tweaks you can...

What Coronavirus Means For Your Mortgage

What Coronavirus Means For Your Mortgage

So many people throughout the United States and throughout California are impacted by COVID-19, the coronavirus. Many homeowners like yourself are probably full of questions, worries, and concerns about mortgage payments in light of the Coronavirus situation.  We hope...

Buyers and Sellers – Surviving the Home Inspection

Buyers and Sellers – Surviving the Home Inspection

  It's very important for both a home seller and buyer that the property fare well on the inspection, for it means no serious issues have been discovered. But what exactly are the things to watch out for? What’s in the Home Inspector’s Checklist? This depends on...

Make Sure You’re Not Doing These Four Things To Your Pool

Make Sure You’re Not Doing These Four Things To Your Pool

Despite cities slowly opening, most are still keen to stay safe in their homes and spend their vacation indoors. The stay-at-home order doesn’t mean that summer is canceled this year- in fact, there’s a sudden demand for backyard swimming. Before taking a dip, we...

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...

Get Inspired: Ideas for Your Spring Yard

Get Inspired: Ideas for Your Spring Yard

It’s that time of the year again for bright leaves and beautiful flowers! Embrace spring in all its glory with open arms. Let’s take a visit to other people’s yards and get inspired to pretty up yours this spring. Get Inspired: Ideas for Your Spring Yard A Variety of...

How to Determine a Recession Is Coming

How to Determine a Recession Is Coming

We think it’s safe to say that 2020 is an unforgettable year for all of us. It marked the advent of COVID-19 pandemic which caused a significant decline in economies around the world. The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) stated that, “at the end of 2021, we...

Factors That Help Determine Property Value

Factors That Help Determine Property Value

If you’re buying or selling a home, one of the things you think about is how much a property is really worth. Buyers want to get a home they love within their budget while sellers would like to get top-dollar on their home sale. Both certainly don’t want to get ripped...