San Diego Real Estate Blog

  • More Summer Fun Coming in San Diego

    BY Cindy Davis

     The July 4th holiday is now behind us. Here in San Diego, the County Fair is also behind us. But never fear there is more summer fun coming in San Diego. Del Mar Horse Racing Season Be a part of a tradition that has been around since 1937, wh...

  • July 4th Events in San Diego

    BY Cindy Davis

    What's Happening In the Neighborhood, 4th Of July Edition: Big Bay Boom Time: 9:00 PM Take in the largest display in the county, with fireworks launched from four barges strategically placed around North San Diego Bay. Music from 105.7 "The Walrus...

  • Expand Your Summer Living Space

    BY Cindy Davis

    As the temperatures heat up and barbeque season is in full swing, the outdoors beckons. Early morning coffee on the back deck as the sunrises and late evening gatherings to watch the stars come out do not require shade, but to fully utilize your outd...

  • Homeowner’s Insurance Does Not Cover Everything

    BY Cindy Davis

    You bought your new house, put in new carpet and just had your custom-made sofa delivered when you find the drainage pipes have backed up. Your in-laws will be here tomorrow, so you call your homeowner's insurance agent only to find out your home...

  • Is Your House the Right Investment to Fund Retirement?

    BY Cindy Davis

    For many people, your home is your largest asset. Like your parents, and grandparents before them, you expect your home—in some way—to fund your retirement. For some of you, that means selling the home near retirement and using the funds to purch...

  • 5 Ways to Increase Your Credit Score

    BY Cindy Davis

    Scorrrrrrrre!!!!!! Celebrate a World Cup of Your Own You may not make it to the FIFA World Cup this year in Brazil, but you can still score big by improving your FICO or Vantage credit score. There's no way around it, if you want to buy a h...

  • Deferred Maintenance Can Be Your Money Pit

    BY Cindy Davis

    There's an old saying that a boat is nothing more than a hole in the water that you pour your money into. Boats are expensive – from the purchase to the ongoing maintenance – and boat owners throw a lot of money into that hole. Deferred Maintenan...

  • Clean, Bright and Neutral Sells Homes

    BY Cindy Davis

    I’ve worked with more listings this year than ever before in my career. It’s a different job than being a buyer’s agent, and I enjoy both a great deal. One of the most challenging experiences I have had is talking with home sellers about the c...

  • 5 Mistakes FSBO Sellers Mistake

    BY Cindy Davis

    I talk to ‘fsbo’ sellers every week. “Fsbo’ is short for ‘for sale by owner’ in real estate circles. I’ve seen sellers successfully sell their own homes. More often than not, most sellers eventually turn to a Realtor for assistance. Her...

  • What to Know about Your FHA Mortgage Insurance

    BY Cindy Davis

    An FHA mortgage is a loan insured by the Federal Housing Administration. The FHA, an agency of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, insures loans so that lenders will offer appealing rates to less qualified borrowers at a lower down ...