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Why Buying a Home in Winter is a Savvy Move

Summer is over and you still haven't found a home; should you stop looking now?? Home sales tend to rise along with the temperature. According to Realtor.com, 50% of homes are sold in summer. But if you want to avoid a bidding war; your odds...

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Avoiding Thanksgiving Mishaps and Mayhem

Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday filled with family, food, love and laughter but its sadly one of the most dangerous days of the year. Homes and kitchen are filled to the brim with family and food and the added congestion can lead to uns...

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Our Favorite San Diego Events in October

San Diego has so much to offer all year long but beginning in October we get to see a different side of our beautiful city! Fleet Week San Diego Fleet Week Runs from 10/11-10/17 With activities all along the San Diego Harbor, Fleet W...

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Move Over Summer, A New School Year is Here!

With the start of school, families face new organizational challenges. Paper piles swell, hand-outs, homework and school projects take over the kitchen table. Shorter autumn days bring a hectic round of sports, activities, events, and calen...

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Sell Your Home Without Paying Capital Gains Tax

  If you sell your house for more than you paid for it, you are likely to incur a “capital gains tax” on the profit. If you hold the house for less than a year (“short term capital gains”), you will be taxed at the ordinary ...

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10 simple ways to increase the value of your home

Remodeling your home is a great way to increase its value in the event of a sale. The best return on your investment usually comes from remodeling the kitchen or bathroom. However, a complete remodel can be expensive, and it may not be in your ...

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San Diego housing market set to heat up this summer

If you’re looking to buy or sell a home this summer, you can expect a big increase in market activity. As always, buyers and sellers will become much busier as they try to negotiate the summer real estate market in San Diego. Why is the hous...

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I want to buy a house, but how do I pay for it?

  Buying a new house can be both exciting and stressful, especially if you’re a first time home buyer. Often times, the first question people will ask is, “How will we pay for a house?” The answer for the most part will be “Get ...

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Interest Rates for 2017 ?

You may have noticed interest rates increased following the presidential election. The Mortgage Banker Association ("MBA") recently predicted a gradual rise in mortgage rates throughout 2017. Their latest forecast for 30-year mortgage rates was...

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San Diego Home Prices At Record Highs

Up up and away, as San Diego home prices soar. According to the real estate firm CoreLogic

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