San Diego Real Estate Blog

  • 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...

  • Brighten Your Home Through Backsplash Design

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    It's the little things that turn your house into your home. The color of your walls, the hardware on your cabinetry, and your choice of flooring all create a sense of belonging inside the space you call your home. A backsplash is another area w...

  • Technology and Your Home Needs

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    As a home buyer or home seller, when it comes to your home, you expect your real estate agent to be up to date on the latest technology. You want us to have an active web presence and list your home on social media so that you can get the most exposu...

  • Buying Your Home – Is the Time Right?

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Wondering about the possibility of buying your home in the current housing market? The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI) released this week confirmed other recent reports of growth in the real estate...

  • Selling Your Home When Inventory is Low

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    If there is even a slight chance you may want to sell your home, now is the time to act! Housing has definitely shifted to a seller's market, with inventory at a 13 year low. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports the January Pending Hom...