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 […]

When buying a home, be sure to consider the neighborhood

When buying a home, be sure to consider the neighborhood

When considering the purchase of a home, there is so much more than the bedroom and bathroom count to consider. Items like the kitchen counters, plumbing and lighting fixtures and even the landscape can all be modified to fit your personality. What can never be changed about a prospective home is the neighborhood it’s located […]

Are you ready for your home appraiser’s appraisal?

Are you ready for your home appraiser’s appraisal?

Selling your home is an experience like no other. First you get the home ready for sale then, you hire your real estate agent. Go through the process of pricing your home right for the current market, marketing the property, negotiating an offer … your now set to close escrow, the only obstacle in the […]

How home sellers set their asking price takes good judgment

Depending on how a buyer is made aware of your home, price is often the first thing they see. As a result, many homes may not be shown because they are discarded by prospective buyers for not being in the appropriate price range. When you decide to sell your home, setting your asking price is one of […]

What you can do to increase your home value

What you can do to increase your home value

When considering a home improvement either to make the home more suitable to your family’s needs or because you are looking to add value before you sell your home, you’ll certainly want to investigate what impact your improvements will have on the value of your home. Not every home improvement project adds value to your […]

What is your home worth? How do you know?

What is your home worth?  How do you know?

Today’s Temecula/Murrieta homeowner wants to make certain that they know the true value of their home before they put it on the market and sell it. The last thing any home seller ever wants to do is leave money on the table. The uncertainty and ambiguity of the process can be daunting as well as […]