San Diego Real Estate Blog

  • Landscaping Your Home Using Sustainable Beauty

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    How beautiful is the landscaping of your home? Does it flow with the lines of your house and blend well with your neighborhood? Have you noticed others making upgrades over the summer and dreamed a bit about making some improvements yourself? ...

  • Tips For Selling Your Home

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    No matter where you live or are selling your home, there are simple things that play an important role in how welcome your potential buyers will feel. Showing off your home in its best possible light is extremely important, so pay attention to the li...

  • Should You Remodel Your Home?

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Is your home no longer the home of your dreams? Do you look around your home with your partner and constantly see outdated rooms and projects that you would love to see completed? If you answered yes, you need to realize that you are not the only ...

  • Your Home and Generational Home Buying Trends

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    While your home is unique and a reflection of you and your lifestyle, when it comes to home buying, as with most things, societal trends are noted through at-large studies and statistics, not individual results. Study pools are often segmented by ...

  • Your Home Options Increase After 55

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Have you found that your home no longer suits your needs and lifestyle? Perhaps your family size has changed or you have recently retired and are just seeking something new. If you are in the 55 and over age bracket, you may find yourself in the mark...

  • Are You Aware of Your Home Mortgage Options?

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Have you considered refinancing your home lately? If so, you are not alone. According to the Freddie Mac Quarterly Refinance Report, many homeowners throughout the United States lowered monthly mortgage payments, shortened the length of their loan...

  • Small Changes Look Big in Your Home

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Maybe when you bought your home, you dreamed of growing old there. You envisioned future generations coming to visit and saw yourself establishing lifelong neighborhood friends. However, as much as you still love it, over time, your home may have go...

  • Buy, Sell, or Update Your Home?

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Are you thinking about selling your home? According to the July 2013 National Housing Survey conducted by Fannie Mae, 74% of those surveyed feel that now is a good time to buy a house while 40% believe that now is a good time to sell. If, however, yo...

  • Tips For Upgrading Kitchen Flooring in Your Home

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    The kitchen is the heart of your home, literally as well as figuratively. That means it's a room in need of a sturdy floor that can cope with spills, dropped dishes, and stomping feet (even if the feet are small). It's also a room that has a lot of f...

  • How Does Your Home Garden Grow?

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Gardening is more than a popular trend, it's also just plain fun to grow food at your home. Touted as a step towards self sufficiency, gardening can save you money and has other perks, such as the fact that homegrown veggies and herbs simply taste be...