San Diego Real Estate Blog

  • Real Estate Contingencies

    BY Cindy Davis

    Think of the word "contingency" as akin to "if." When a home buyer signs a contract agreeing to the purchase of a home, she is saying, "I agree to purchase this home for this amount of money if …" The "if" is the essence of real estate contingencie...

  • Sell For Top Dollar

    BY Cindy Davis

    Often, homeowners try to “test the market” with a higher than fair-market price when first listing their home. That can be a poor marketing strategy for sellers who want to sell for top dollar. When your agent tries to talk you out of it: Listen!...

  • Buying a Home After Foreclosure

    BY Cindy Davis

    I received a call this morning from a buyer interested in a property advertised on craigslist. Currently owned by an investment company, they were offering a rent-to-own and seller financing options. This buyer was interested in buying a home after f...

  • New Homes in Spectrum Community of Kearny Mesa

    BY Cindy Davis

    This weekend, a new home division in central San Diego is opening its sales center. New Homes in the Spectrum Community of Kearny Mesa are ready for viewing. There are a number of floor plans available, each one being tri-level and featuring a 2 car ...

  • 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...