San Diego Real Estate Blog

  • 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...

  • Plan a Spring Break Staycation

    BY Marcia Parkes

    What better way to enjoy the home you love than by planning a Spring Break staycation? By spending your vacation time at home, you can finally take advantage of all those amenities that made you fall in love with your house. The trick is to plan your...

  • Make a Small Bathroom Look Bigger

    BY Marcia Parkes

    Did you fall in love with your new home even though the bathroom was on the small side? Or are you preparing to stage your home for sale and you want to show the bathroom in the best possible light? There are many ways that you can make your small ba...

  • Pros and Cons of Dual Master Suites

    BY Marcia Parkes

    If you’ve been house hunting, then you may have seen a listing or two that includes dual master suites. Although they are by no means common, more and more homes are featuring dual master suites – especially new luxury construction. But just wh...

  • Tips To Keep Your House Warm

    BY Marcia Parkes

    Are you trying to reduce your heating bill? If the thought of turning down the temperature on your thermostat makes you shiver, don’t fret. There are many ways that you can save money and keep your home warm this winter. Here are some of the most...

  • Caring for Hardwood Floors

    BY Marcia Parkes

    Hardwood floors have become attractive to many homebuyers today. They provide warmth and character and when properly cared for can last a lifetime. Here’s what you need to know about caring for your hardwood floors so that they stay beautiful and l...

  • How to Shop for a Mortgage

    BY Marcia Parkes

    Buying a home is one of the biggest financial transactions you will ever make in your lifetime. Which is why it is so important to be an informed consumer. How do you do that? By shopping around, of course. If you were buying a car, you would no do...

  • Must-Have Tools for New Homeowners

    BY Marcia Parkes

    If you just purchased a new home – congratulations! Being a homeowner is a great feeling. And although owning your own home is a wonderful achievement, it comes with responsibilities. You’ll no longer be calling your landlord when the pipes bac...