San Diego Real Estate Blog

  • Avoid These Home Buying Mistakes

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Buying a house – especially for the first time – can be a huge undertaking. It’s a complex process, making it easy for mistakes to happen along the way. If you’re buying a home, here are some common pitfalls you should avoid. Not getting...

  • Dealing With Seller’s Remorse

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Buyer’s remorse is a fairly common occurrence, happening when someone makes a large purchase, such as a home, and feels regret afterwards. But have you heard of seller’s remorse? It’s also normal for those selling a home to feel regret or anx...

  • Selling Your Home in the Fall

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    It’s almost time for sweaters, fall foliage and pumpkin spice lattes. And if you’re like some homeowners, it may also be time to sell your home. While fall may not be the most popular time to list your home for sale, it can have its benefits. Fol...

  • Moving During the School Year

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Moving during the school year is not an ideal situation. But sometimes it cannot be avoided – for instance, if you’ve had a job change. While relocating during the school year can be disruptive, there are steps you can take to smooth the proces...

  • Becoming a Landlord

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Are you considering investing in real estate that you will use as a rental property? Or perhaps you’re getting ready to move and want to hold on to your current home so you’ll have rental income. Whatever the case, becoming a landlord can be a ...

  • Explore a Community Through Social Media

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Social media has become an indispensible tool for keeping in touch with old friends, staying current with the news and enjoying the latest viral cat video. But did you ever consider using social media to learn about a neighborhood? If you’re gett...

  • How to Relax When Buying a Home

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Buying a home can be stressful! From collecting all your financial documents to making it through the inspection process, so much can happen to cause anxiety before closing day. It’s enough to make even the most relaxed person feel tense. If you...

  • How To Photograph Your Home for Sale

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    The first place most potential home buyers will look at your home for sale is online. This means it’s crucial that your listing photos showcase your home in the best possible light. Here are our best tips for how to make your home look great in p...

  • Best Words For Your Home Listing

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    When describing your home to someone, what words do you use? Do you call it luxurious? Spacious? Beautiful? According to a recent report from CoreLogic, the words you choose to describe your home can have a tremendous effect on its sale. Not only c...

  • 4 Reasons You Should See Homes in Person

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    It’s often said a picture is worth a thousand words. But can you be sure those words are totally accurate? If you’ve been house hunting and have fallen in love with a home based on the pictures you’ve seen online, you should keep in mind that t...