San Diego Real Estate Blog

  • Coping With Moving Stress

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    We get it – moving is stressful! In fact, it’s considered one of the most stressful life events you can experience. So what do you do if you feel like the stress is getting to you? Follow these helpful tips to make the transition a little easie...

  • Lower Your Water Bill

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    If you want to lower your household expenses, take a look at your water bill. Does it seem high? Do you feel like you’re spending too much money on something so basic? Here are some of the best ways we’ve found to save money on your monthly water...

  • Avoid These Rehab Mistakes

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Whether you’re preparing to sell your home or investing in a property to flip, it’s important to be smart about renovations. While certain projects can definitely increase the value of the property you want to sell, there are some challenges to c...

  • Sell Vs. Renovate

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    You’re at a crossroads. You know your house doesn’t quite suite your needs anymore. But should you find a new home, or renovate the one you’ve got? While there’s no obvious answer to this question, here’s what you should consider when makin...

  • Choosing a Home Size

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Finding the right home can make you feel a little like Goldilocks. This house is too small, that house is too big – where is the house that’s just right? Here are some questions you should ask yourself when determining what size house is best for...

  • Buying Near a School

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    After weeks or even months of searching you’ve found the home you love. The trouble is – it’s located next to or near a school, and you’re wondering what that might mean down the line. Is buying near a school a good idea, or could it be inv...

  • Get Your Home Ready for Spring

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Are you ready for some fresh air? We are, too! Spring is here, and it’s time to open the windows and get a fresh start after a long winter. If you’re as eager as we are to welcome spring, here’s what you can do to get your home ready. Start wi...

  • House Hunting During Spring Break

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    Do your plans for Spring Break include looking for a new home? Well, you’re in luck! Spring is an excellent time to buy a home. This is the season that the real estate market starts to heat up, and you’ll find more homes for sale then you did j...

  • Selling a Small Home

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    You may look at your small home and think – am I going to find a buyer? But don’t count your small house out just yet! There are many great ways to position your small house in the marketplace. All it takes is looking at your home’s features ...

  • Daylight Saving Home Maintenance Checklist

    BY Raul & Mary Beth Viruete

    It’s time to spring forward on March 11. Are you ready? Daylight Saving Time is a great opportunity to catch up on maintenance around your home. Since it happens regularly each year, you can schedule certain tasks to coincide so that you never fo...