How did you get prepared to meet a lender?

You’ve decided to buy your first home – or you’ve almost decided. First you need to meet with a lender and see what you will qualify for.

This prospect can seem a little scary if you’ve never done it before. …

Buying your first home? First decide what you really want to spend

The idea of owning a home is exciting – and your mind is probably spinning with all the features and benefits your new home can have that your present rental does not. There’s really no end to all the wonderful …

What if I buy now and prices go even lower?

Today, with the real estate market in turmoil, you may be thinking “What if I buy now and prices go even lower?”

It’s a good question – and you’re right in thinking that we don’t know for sure if prices …

Do you need agents’ help to purchase a home?

When you’ve never purchased a home before, you’re likely to get all kinds of advice from friends and family.

Some of it might even be good advice. But unless those friends and family members are active in real estate in

Is it time for you to own your own home?

If you’ve been thinking about it for a while, it might be. Here are a few questions to help you decide.

  1. Do I plan to stay in this community for at least 3 more years?
  2. Am I ready to be

Looking for a Home – Let’s Get Started!

Are you ready to begin the search? If so, I’m ready to help.

Just as soon as you have your pre-qualification letter, we can take your budget and your “must have” list and begin sorting through the listings in the …

Looking for a Home – Buying New From a Builder or Developer

Have you considered buying a brand new home – perhaps one that isn’t even ready to occupy? We have subdivisions in and around San Diego with homes under construction right now.

This can be fun, because you can choose paint …

Looking for a Home – Buying From Non-Distressed Owner Non-Occupants

Our next-to-last category of sellers are the non-distressed owners who do not and have not (at least recently) occupied the homes they offer for sale.

These may be landlords or they may be heirs, but in either case, they won’t …

Looking for a Home – Buying From Non-Distressed Owner-Occupants

Remember those owner-occupants who wanted to sell, but were not in a distress situation? They used to dominate the market. But now they seem to be in the minority.

These sellers are probably a bit disappointed with today’s prices – …

Why Didn’t Your Multi-Family Property Sell?

Are you wondering why your multi-family property expired off the market unsold? It might have been the price, but it might have been because it wasn’t properly presented to the investors who are seeking income properties. 

Successfully selling real estate …