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What NOT To Do Before Buying a Home

Mortgage rates are predicted to creep up in 2014 (see our San Diego 2013 Real Estate Year in Review for more details), and you might be thinking that now is the perfect time to sell...

How to Prepare Your Home to Sell: Step 2

So: you’re getting ready to sell your home, and you’ve gotten rid of the clutter.  Now it’s time for some small but important home improvements! If you’re...

How to Prepare Your Home to Sell: Step 1

So you’ve decided to sell your home.  What now?  Well, now it’s time for a home makeover.  (And even if you’re not selling your home, the holidays, a large party,...

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

The rains have come to San Diego!  With the first drizzle of fall upon us, it’s time to start thinking about the maintenance we can perform now to safeguard our homes against...

Building the Perfect Man Cave

Every boy wants a boys’ clubhouse – whether he’s 5 or 50.  And thus, the man cave was born! While there are some men who’d prefer to call their man cave...

Why Do You Need a Realtor?

If you’re getting ready to buy or sell your home, you might be asking yourself why you need a realtor – especially in a world filled with Craigslist, online ads and how-to...

How to Determine Your Listing Price

If you’ve decided to sell your home, one of the first big decisions you’ll make is to determine what your listing price will be.  This is tougher than it seems!  The...

What Is A Short Sale?

A short sale is when, instead of foreclosing on a property, a lender will accept a mortgage payoff that does not completely cover the amount outstanding on the loan.   From the...

Create a Better Garden with San Diego Native Species

  If you live in San Diego, you probably have a front or backyard garden.  But chances are, your garden does not contain anything that grows natively in San Diego!  Have you ever...

San Diego Farmer’s Markets!

Did you know that San Diego County has more small farms than any other county in the nation?    Our fresh and year-round available produce is just one more reason that Rancho...

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