When you've found the home of your dreams and are ready to make an offer, it's time to get strategic. Use these tips to save money up front - and over the lifetime of your loan!Read More
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House hunting with your spouse is tough enough, but for families with young children, there are so many more things you need to consider. But what should you be looking for if you have (or are planning on having) kids? Read on for house hunting tips for your growing family.Read More
First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes.... a mortgage? If you're recently married and are contemplating buying a home, this post is for you. Learn about the key factors you need to consider as you decide what kind of home will be the perfect setting for you and your spouse to build your future in.
A termite report is a document provided by a licensed home inspector or pest control company that details their findings after an inspection. These reports reveal whether or not the inspector found any evidence of unwanted guests in your home. Keep reading to learn exactly what you can expect to find in your termite inspection report.Read More
Delays in a real estate transaction are extremely frustrating. If you're in escrow in California and someine is dragging their feet, missing deadlines and causing delays, you may feel helpless. But don't worry - there's something you can do! Read on to learn when and how you can use a Notice to Perform to keep things moving along.Read More
With professional sports teams, sandy beaches and a bevy of research and tech firms, San Diego has a bit of something for everyone, but what if you have kids? Does the area have family friendly neighborhoods? The answer is a resounding "yes". Here's a look at the top three most family-friendly neighborhoods in San Diego County.Read More
Southern California is an amazing place to live, and not just because of the delightful year-round weather. A melting pot of diversity with tons of culture, a strong economy, top-tier schools and stunning landscapes all contribute to making the area a fabulous place to raise a family. If you're thinking about putting down roots in Sunny SoCal but aren't sure which cities to focus on, consider these seven cities that are well suited for family life.Read More