San Diego Real Estate Blog

  • Thought About Who Lives Next Door to Your Home Lately?

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    If you've just moved into your home or are considering buying a new home, you may be wondering who lives next door. In this day and age with such busy lifestyles it can take awhile to meet your neighbors. However, for safety and community reasons, it...

  • Making Your Home Into the Summer Party Headquarters

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    If you'll be celebrating summer with a party in your home this year, here are a few things to keep in mind. Summertime parties are the perfect type to be thrown out of doors. Guests can mingle easily, enjoying the warmer temperatures and casual feel ...

  • Buying Your Home with the Fair Housing Act

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    "There's no place like home," takes on new meaning when you are buying your home for the first time. There is so much to do and sign in preparation for move-in day and potential snags rest at every corner as you approach home ownership. Should you ru...

  • Your Home, Interest Rates and Quantitative Easing

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    You’ve no doubt noticed the increase in mortgage rates in the last month - maybe that statistic has even caused you to wonder if NOW is the time to sell your home. Happily the real estate market continues to flourish despite average rates creeping ...

  • 5 Ways To Help Keep Your Home Safe While on Vacation

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Summer is definitely here and vacation plans may have you planning on leaving your home in the very near future. Don't forget to take a few preventative measures to ensure the safety of you and your home while you are away. You'll find that being pre...

  • Relocating Your Home With Kids

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Your home is a place of stability and peace for you and if you have children, it can be a grounding force in their lives. Relocating to a new community (or even a new block) can be a very challenging, though exciting, event for you and for them. A...

  • Selling Your Home “As-Is”

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Thinking about selling your home but not sure you want to make needed repairs before listing it for sale? You're in luck! These days, many homes are being sold "as-is" due to an ever-increasing lack of inventory. An "as-is" home sale proposition rel...

  • Take a Look at Your Home – It’s National Homeownership Month

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    June is National Homeownership Month, giving you an excuse to fall in love with your home all over again or find ways to revive it! What advice would you share with young buyers on purchasing a home? What do you wish you had known when you purchased ...

  • How Will You Move Your Home

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    When it comes time to move from your home, do you have a plan? Does the traditional method of boxing up rooms and stacking furniture to be loaded on a truck appeal to you?  Prefer professional movers to coordinate the move?  Or would consider th...

  • Your Home and Potential Buyers

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Buyers for your home may be interested in more than just the number of bedrooms and baths, reported the National Association of Realtors® in their just released survey results. The 2013 Profile of Buyers’ Home Feature Preferences study studied tre...