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Listing Photos

Listing Photos

Why do listing photos matter? Aside from the fact that nothing is ever really deleted on the Internet, it pays to have photos that look great. After all, a picture is worth a thousand words. You’ll need a really good set of photos to do all the talking for you. High...
Choosing A Realtor

Choosing A Realtor

Choosing a Realtor can be challenging in and of itself. Some people opt for the short-cut of asking their friends and co-workers for recommendations. When interviewing Realtors you will find many who will tell you all about the team they are on. How there will someone...
Selling A Home

Selling A Home

Selling a home can be the start of something new for you and the individual who gets to purchase your property. Let’s make the important milestone a memorable one by following these simple steps. Hire a listing agent. If you’ve decided FSBO (for sale by owner) is out...
Should You Buy

Should You Buy

At a time when home prices are climbing ever upward, should you buy now? The answer will surprise you for reasons you haven’t even considered. Two new(er) factors Unlike the previous times of rapid price increases, this time we all have to contend with 2 factors...
First time seller

First time seller

If you are a first time seller, think back to buying your first home. Do you remember how exciting, and occasionally terrifying, the experience was? Applications, inspections, the endless weighing of pros and cons, plus making a financial leap of faith – all...
Qualifying For A Loan

Qualifying For A Loan

Qualifying for a loan may seem almost impossible, but it still possible thanks to the many programs out there. Even the ones that have been around for many years have been updated to take into account recent developments in the economy. Smaller savings These days it...
10 Tips On Curb Appeal

10 Tips On Curb Appeal

Working on your home’s curb appeal not only beautifies the surroundings, but it also increases its total property value – a helpful point should you ever decide to sell it in the near future. I’ve come up with the best curb appeal improvements that will give your home...
Buying A Home

Buying A Home

Buying a home? The numbers are in for 2020 and they are not promising for buyers. San Diego County, one of the hottest markets in the country, saw an average price increase of 14.7% from December 2019 to December 2020. If this price increase is not sobering enough,...
Property Taxes

Property Taxes

Property taxes are based on a formula set by the County Assessor’s office. This formula is a bit of a mystery to some, and I will do my best to explain it to you today. There are a lot of moving parts to taxes. Hopefully, this will clarify some of the mystery...
The Home Search

The Home Search

These days the home search is a challenging one. There are not nearly as many homes for sale and there are many buyers. Why such tight circumstances? It boils down to the same factor for both seller and buyers: low interest rates. Super-low interest rates We are...