San Diego Real Estate Blog

  • Selling Your Home in a Competitive Market

    BY Marcia Parkes

    Are you thinking about listing your home for sale this spring or summer? While this can be an ideal time of the year to sell your home, it can also be competitive. There may be many other homeowners in your area who are putting their homes on the mar...

  • What All First-Time Homebuyers Should Know

    BY Marcia Parkes

    We’re heading into one of the busiest seasons in real estate. If you’re gearing up to buy your first home, you may have some competition out there. Spring and summer tend to dominate the housing market and see the most activity. When you’re buy...

  • When Your Neighbor Sells Their Home

    BY Marcia Parkes

    Did you see a “for sale” sign go up in your neighbor’s yard? Watching a good neighbor move away can certainly make you feel a little sad. But it can also provide you with valuable information about your home and the local market. This is especi...

  • Buying an Airbnb Home

    BY Marcia Parkes

    Are you thinking about buying a home to rent out on Airbnb or other rental sites? These types of real estate investments can generate extra income for many years. But if this is your first time buying a property to rent, you probably have many questi...

  • How to Clean Stainless Steel

    BY Marcia Parkes

    Did you just buy a home that has stainless steel appliances? Or maybe you’re getting ready to sell your home and you want those stainless steel appliances to sparkle during your open house. Whatever your reasons, there are several methods you can...

  • Spruce Up Your Home for Spring

    BY Marcia Parkes

    Spring is finally here! If you’re ready to shed those winter blues, start by giving your home a spring refresher. By doing a little spring cleaning, updating your décor, and getting your outdoor space in order, you’ll be ready to welcome those w...

  • Daylight Saving To-Do List

    BY Marcia Parkes

    Daylight Saving Time happens on March 10 this year. While this important annual milestone signals to the winter-weary that spring is just around the corner, it’s also a signal to take care of important chores around the house. Here’s what you s...

  • Is Your New Home Making You Sick?

    BY Marcia Parkes

    Do you wake up feeling congested or fatigued? Are you having trouble sleeping? Do you get frequent headaches or struggle to concentrate? While these can be common symptoms for a variety of illnesses, they could also be caused by your new home. Here...

  • How to Stage a Bonus Room

    BY Marcia Parkes

    If you’re selling your home, then you know how important it is to stage it. Staging your home makes it more appealing to potential buyers, as it’s easier for them to imagine themselves in the home. But what if you have a bonus room? How can you b...

  • Buying a Home with a Well

    BY Marcia Parkes

    Did you know that more than 13 million homes in America rely on well water? If you’re house hunting in a rural area, you may have come across some homes that source their water from a private well. It’s important to understand as much as possib...