Consider the Top 10 security reminders for this holiday season

Consider the Top 10 security reminders for this holiday season

Happy Thanksgiving! It is the official start of the holiday season, regardless of which holiday is celebrated. There will be trips to the mall, lots of eating out, entertaining and going to parties, visiting with friends, family and loved ones. The year 2017 has been a tough year when is comes to feeling safe and […]

Why being ‘priced right’ is the No. 1 factor when selling a home

Why being ‘priced right’ is the No. 1 factor when selling a home

Everyone has heard the three most important factors in real estate are “Location, Location, Location,” right? I don’t agree exactly, and I’d like to share my reasons. Yes, homes for sale in the Temecula and Murrieta valley have one great thing in common: location. However, there is so much more to successfully selling a home […]

How do you know if you should buy a house or a condo?

How do you know if you should buy a house or a condo?

When you decide to enter the housing market, there are many decisions to be made. One of the first decisions is always deciding on what type of residential real estate you want to call home. There are two basic choices – a house or a condo. There are benefits and downsides to each, and the […]

The home inspector may not find everything, so be aware

The home inspector may not find everything, so be aware

It should be obvious to every new homebuyer that the home they are buying should be inspected so that there are no repair surprises. Homebuyers want to know that their prospective new home has been properly maintained and that there are no hidden issues. No one wants to move into a home with major repair […]

Got curb appeal?

Got curb appeal?

You only have one chance to make a first impression when you meet someone. First impressions are also important for people selling houses, except that it is called curb appeal. What is curb appeal? It considers how your home looks to a buyer right as they pull up to the curb. It includes your front yard, driveway […]

The tax benefits of home ownership

The holidays are almost here, keep in mind, there is still time to make a move and enjoy the tax benefits in this 2017 tax year. Everyone knows that there are tax benefits to owning a home, yet very few first-time homebuyers understand the significance of home ownership…for that matter, many move-p buyers don’t really […]

Improve the odds of a good first-time home buying experience

Improve the odds of a good first-time home buying experience

Preparing to purchase a home can be a period of nerve-wracking anxiety for any homebuyer. As a first-time homebuyer, you have a course in front of you that is sure to include uncertainty, excitement, confusion and frustration – at times all in the same day, maybe even in the same hour. By arming yourself with […]

Do you sell first or do you buy first?

Do you sell first or do you buy first?

The holidays will be here before you know it. Is now the best time to make the move? Today’s move-up or move-down buyers in Murrieta and Temecula face many challenges in this ever evolving real estate market. It doesn’t matter if you are looking for a larger home for your family with more yard space […]

Everyone loves a HERO: is the HERO Program a hero or villain?

Everyone loves a HERO: is the HERO Program a hero or villain?

The HERO Program has been popular throughout southwest Riverside County since its inception in late 2011 for the financing of energy saving improvements that can be paid for within a homeowner’s property tax payment. The Home Energy Retrofit Opportunity, or HERO, was created by the Western Riverside County Council of Governments (WRCOG), who oversee a […]

How to sell your home quickly

How to sell your home quickly

Read along and prepare yourself with these tips for selling your house quickly and you’ll be in escrow before you have to mow the yard again. Of course, you’ll have to prepare yourself, your family and your home if you want to sell your home fast. To accomplish this, there are two very basic rules […]

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