San Diego Real Estate Blog

  • Thinking About Purchasing a Condo as Your Home?

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    If you've been trying to decide how to finally own your home, buying a condo can be a good first step out of renting and into home ownership. There’s good news about condos right now, too. The National Association of Home Builders reports that the ...

  • Color the Path to Your Home with the Right Umbrella

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Fall is right around the corner, and that means rain will be hitting near your home. While the earth can use all the moisture, the gray skies can get a little wearing. Brighten your rainy season and your home with a few fun umbrellas. If you come int...

  • FHA Changes Make it Easier To Buy Your Home

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    If you have recently lost your home in a foreclosure, short sale, or bankruptcy, and are looking for a second chance at purchasing a new home, you'll be excited about this news. Last month the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), recently announced ...

  • Welcoming Pets Into Your Home

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    If you are an animal lover, a feathered or furry friend can make your home feel more welcoming. However you may find that your neighbors do not share that opinion. If you have an animal friend in your home, you can follow a few easy rules to live pea...

  • Considering a New Roof For Your Home This Winter

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Choosing a new roof for your home can seem like a daunting task, but the process can proceed quicker than you might expect. Speed can be just the thing if you are trying to get your roof completed before winter arrives and keeping a few key points in...

  • What Location is Best For Your Home?

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Are you looking for a new place to call your home? If so, you may enjoy reviewing CNN Money’s post on the best places to live, top earning towns, and most affordable places to live. As of last week (September 5, 2013) the average 30 year fixed r...

  • Maintaining Your Home in Changing Seasons

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Labor Day has passed, which means it’s time to get ready for fall. An important task is to prepare the landscaping around your home for the cooler months. You don’t want spring to roll around and discover that your once-lovely landscaping has bee...

  • 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 ...