San Diego Real Estate Blog

  • Title Vs. Deed

    BY Marcia Parkes

    If you’re buying a home, then you’ve probably heard the terms “title” and “deed.” While these words are often used interchangeably, they are in fact different. And it’s important to understand the distinction when you’re getting ready...

  • Skipping a Mortgage Payment

    BY Marcia Parkes

    The holiday season usually brings with it additional expenses. In fact, if you’re not careful, you may discover that you’ve overextended yourself. Perhaps you’re wondering what would happen if you skipped a mortgage payment this month. While we...

  • 2019 Resolutions for Home Sellers

    BY Marcia Parkes

    Is selling your home on your to-do list for 2019? While selling a home can be a big undertaking, it’s much easier if you strategize and set goals. If you’re planning to put your home on the market in the next few months, why not use the New Year ...

  • What is a credit freeze?

    BY Marcia Parkes

    Are you worried about having your sensitive financial information stolen over the holidays? Then you may be considering a credit freeze. But if you’re also preparing to buy a home, a credit freeze could become problematic. Here’s what you need ...

  • Buy a Home Perfect For Entertaining

    BY Marcia Parkes

    It’s the holiday season, which means at some point you’ll probably be entertaining in your home in the next few weeks. If you’re somebody who enjoys being a host, then it’s important to think about that when you’re searching for a new hom...

  • Easy Holiday Decorating

    BY Marcia Parkes

    Are you feeling a little overwhelmed this holiday season? If you’re buying or selling a home now or in the near future, then you may not have the time or energy to get into the holiday spirit. Not to worry -- you can still make your home feel fes...

  • Prepare to Buy a Home in 2019

    BY Marcia Parkes

    Is buying a home your New Years resolution for 2019? Are you unsure where to start? While buying a home can be a complex process, there are steps you can take now so that you’re more prepared when the time comes. Here’s how to get yourself ready ...

  • Holiday Gifts For Neighbors

    BY Marcia Parkes

    Do you have an annual tradition of exchanging small gifts with your neighbors over the holidays? Or maybe you’ve just moved and you’d like to give gifts as a way to meet your new neighbors? It’s a wonderful way to show your appreciation to th...

  • Holiday Moving Tips

    BY Marcia Parkes

    Moving can be stressful, and so can the holiday season. If you’re putting the two together, then you may be wondering how you’ll survive. Although moving during the holidays is not an easy task, it can be done without turning you into the Grinch....

  • Finding Gratitude in Times of Transition

    BY Marcia Parkes

    Buying or selling a home can be an emotional transition. Packing up and leaving one home and then getting settled into another is often disorienting. This can be especially tough during the holidays, which is traditionally a time we associate with ...