When to Lock-In an Interest Rate When Searching for a San Diego Home to Buy

September 23, 2019

Interest Rate

Interest rates are on the minds of every San Diego home buyer who is just starting to look for a mortgage. While the interest rates on a mortgage seem minuscule in the overall scheme of a sale, they play a huge roll in the payments for years to come.  Paying attention to interest rates and […]


When Do San Diego Home Buyers Need a Real Estate Option Contract?

September 16, 2019

Real Estate Option Contract

San Diego real estate transactions can be a tricky process. As a result, many parties find themselves concerned about their rights during the process.  Getting stuck in a San Diego real estate transaction that has gone wrong is never financially pleasant for a home buyer or seller. With a real estate option contract, there are […]


Mission (Almost) Impossible: Staging a San Diego Home With Children

September 9, 2019


Arguably, the most important task to complete when selling a San Diego home is staging.  Staging a San Diego house can bring in more buyers, more interest, and higher offers.   But many San Diego homeowners worry about how they are going to maintain a staged home while taking care of their family – especially if […]


Breaking Down Owner Financing: the Pros and Cons for Both San Diego Buyers and Sellers

September 2, 2019

Owner Financing

San Diego buyers attempting to purchase a home may be stressed to find the right option for financing.  Paying out of pocket is common for investors and those that are looking to purchase their next home may use a mortgage.  However, there is another financing option that is not as commonly used. Owner financing – […]


How San Diego Home Buyers Can Schedule Their Own Showings

August 26, 2019

San Diego Home Buyers

Navigating through the world of San Diego real estate is no easy task.  Real estate agents spend years crafting their services to help San Diego home buyers and sellers through this process.   However, sometimes a San Diego home buyer sees a house that they just have to look at.  If they are not working with a […]


5 Strategies for Sellers who Need to Sell a Home and Move to a New State

August 19, 2019


Anyone moving from a house that they own to their next property will know how difficult it is to sell and buy a house at the same time.  Scheduling is a huge factor in trying to get a home sold and bought within the same few weeks. But those sellers who need to sell their […]


Using Airbnb Income to Secure a Mortgage: How Lenders Approach The Situation

August 12, 2019


A new concept has hit the real estate market.  Many first-time home buyers, or those looking to make extra money, are buying properties that have a layout that allows them to rent out part of the home.  Thanks to the rise of platforms like Airbnb, short-term rental properties are becoming more popular. Those that plan […]


San Diego Sellers: 5 Boxes to Check Before Going to Market

August 5, 2019

San Diego Sellers

There is a reason a job was created for those interested in helping people buy and sell San Diego homes.  Selling a San Diego house is not an easy task. Homeowners that go in blind thinking they are going to rake in top dollar for their house with minimal work are going to be sorely […]


When to Start Renovations Needed to Sell a San Diego Home

July 29, 2019


When to Start Renovations Needed to Sell a San Diego Home The right time to start renovating for a sale can be a tricky question to answer.  San Diego homeowners who plan on selling their home may be tempted to start renovations as soon as possible so they are out of the way and so […]


Choosing the Best Mortgage Option to Purchase a San Diego Home

July 22, 2019


Choosing the Best Mortgage Option to Purchase a San Diego Home To make a San Diego home purchase many people need to use a mortgage.  While this seems cut and dry there are actually a lot of questions a potential homeowner needs to ask themselves.   There are many mortgages available to San Diego home buyers […]