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Renting Vs. Buying: What You Should Know

The debate, renting vs. buying is still a hot topic of conversation for residents of San Diego. Home prices reached their peak in November 2005, but they are on the rise at around 5% per year, and experts are forecasting that rate to continue. A Trulia study in...

5 Tips When Buying a Historic Home

There are over 100 buildings in the San Diego area that made their way to the National Register of Historic Places. Post offices, hotels, even the Pumping Station and Water Tower in University Heights is on the list. For some, the magnetic draw to historic buildings...

5 Tips for Moving With Pets and Children

Moving with dependents of any variety is a challenge. You’re adding another layer of boxes to the cargo, plus tending to their emotional well being during a time of transition can be stressful. Every family with children or pets approaches moving in their unique way,...

Buying a Foreclosure?

Are you interested in buying in the unique foreclosure market? Foreclosed property in San Diego represents an opportunity to buy property below fair market value, but there are challenges along the way. Legal Categories of Foreclosures in California There are two...

What is a Short Sale?

In simplified terms, “short sale” refers to a mortgage lender agreeing to sell a property for less than what the borrower owes. Short sales are an alternative to foreclosure, a lengthy and an expensive means to an end for both the lender and the borrower. The short...