San Diego Real Estate Blog

  • Must-Have Items on Moving Day

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Moving day is likely to be one of the more stressful and hectic days of your life. No matter how much you prepare, you’ll always be faced with unanticipated challenges like a mover being late or a weather forecast that calls for a downpour. While...

  • Home Selling Superstitions

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Selling your home can be a big undertaking. Which is why it’s no surprise that some homeowners have turned to less-than-traditional methods to increase their odds of a quick and profitable sale or for good luck in a new home. From enlisting the h...

  • Benefits of Buying an Older Home

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    When searching for a new place to call home, many homebuyers will pass over older homes. They worry that an older home will be full of problems that will require expensive repairs, or that the layout or design will be too dated. While there are som...

  • Homebuyer Turnoffs

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    While every buyer is looking for something different in a home, there are a few key things that are universal turnoffs. If you’re selling your home, you’ll disregard these issues at your own peril. Even in a competitive market, here are the thing...

  • The Final Walk-Through

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    You’re so close to closing day, you can practically feel the keys to your new home in your hand. But not so fast! There’s one important step that should be completed before you start signing all that paperwork. The final walk-through is your la...

  • Decorating with Light

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Many homeowners don’t realize how much lighting affects the design and enjoyment of any room. The right lighting can truly enhance your décor and turn an otherwise boring room into your favorite space. If you’re not sure how to best use lighti...

  • How to Clean a Concrete Patio

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Patio season is in full swing. Now is the time to enjoy your backyard with friends and family. But do you cringe every time you notice how dirty the concrete floor of your patio is? Not to worry – with a little elbow grease you can get that patio...

  • Should You Buy a Mobile Home?

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Have you ever considered owning a mobile home? Mobile homes can be a great choice for many reasons, and today’s mobile homes often feature state-of-the-art designs that make them very comfortable and desirable. If you’re wondering whether or not ...

  • Beat the Home Selling Blues

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Selling a home brings with it a sizable dose of uncertainty as well as a heaping helping of stress. It’s no wonder that home sellers can feel anxious or depressed during the process. Although it’s common to feel a little overwhelmed, it doesn’t...

  • Screen in Your Porch

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Do you feel like you’d get more use out of your porch if it were screened in? Screened in porches combine the best of indoor and outdoor rooms, and they can be affordable if you already have a porch. Here’s what to expect if you decide to take ...