Buying Your Next Home

Buying Your Next Home

Buying your next home brings with it new challenges. How can you afford a new home when you still have the current mortgage? Should you buy the new home first or sell your current home first? What if you can’t find a home to move to once you have an offer on your...
2020 Outlook: Real Estate Market Forecast

2020 Outlook: Real Estate Market Forecast

We’re in the midst of the longest economic expansion in U.S. history, and economists think there’s still room to grow. A recent survey by the National Association for Business Economics found that experts believe the U.S. economy will remain positive throughout 2020.1...
Avoid Electric Dangers

Avoid Electric Dangers

Electric dangers can show up were you least expect them. An over-matched extension cord, trying to force a three prong appliance to use a two prong socket, an outdated electrical panel are all possible sources of fire. When the plug or the cord feel very warm/hot, the...
Solar Power

Solar Power

Solar power has gained a lot of attention these last few years as the answer to the high cost of energy for the home. Sunny California boasts 44.92% of all homes with solar power and the 2020 Solar Mandate (new homes must have solar systems) will likely add to this....
Plumbing Issues

Plumbing Issues

Every homeowner will face a plumbing issue or two at some point. Here are a few of the more common ones and how to deal with them. Keep in mind water has minerals and that in San Diego we can usually see this in the form of corrosion wherever there is a valve or a...
Smart Home Technology

Smart Home Technology

To expand on one of last week’s 5 tips, when looking at turning your home into a smart home you can add: Smart Theromostat The smart theromostat has been around for a few years now and could be the simplest and handiest first step to a smart home. These are...