Category Archives: Misc

Buying a House in 2020: What to Know

If you’re hoping to secure a new address in 2020, you’ve picked an excellent time to enter, or re-enter, the real estate market. Interest rates are still near record lows, and in many areas across the country, buyers are in … Continue reading

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Tips for Maintaining Your Privacy While Selling Your Home

Selling a home is hard. From picking a real estate agent to decluttering to letting strangers in, the process transforms a memory-filled residence into a stripped-down shelter for someone else to personalize. For all the activities associated with it, parting … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Making Your Home Holiday Ready

Maybe it’s the sparse foliage or the colder weather, but decorating for fall and winter holidays seems so much more important – and more inviting – than any other time of year. With frequent family gatherings during Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas, … Continue reading

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Is a 15- or 30-Year Mortgage Right for You?

MORTGAGES COME WITH many options, and one of them is your loan term: a 15-year versus 30-year mortgage. A 30-year mortgage can make your payments more affordable, but a 15-year mortgage is generally cheaper overall. As you’re weighing your mortgage options, … Continue reading

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JUST SOLD! 2 Avenida Cristal, San Clemente 92673

Representing the buyers of this gorgeous home! Come for the location and stay for the view! A sweeping vista of the Talega golf course and the hills beyond with cool ocean breezes blowing in from the coast only a few … Continue reading

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JUST SOLD! 4013 Calle Isabella, San Clemente

Congrats to my sellers of this beautiful 4 bedroom and 3 bathroom house in the exclusive Cyprus Shore community! This wonderful home has a cathedral ceiling entrance with two fireplaces. All the bedrooms are large in size. One bedroom is … Continue reading

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The Guide to Contemporary Design Trends for Your Home

Wanting a home that looks stylish and photo-worthy is a common goal. But how can you keep up with the trendsetting interior spaces of the moment? Contemporary design trends often find inspiration from existing styles, and combine them to make the look … Continue reading

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4 Reasons to Sell this Fall

  Some Highlights: Buyers are active in the market and often competing with one another for available listings. Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply found in a normal housing market. Homes are still selling relatively quickly, averaging 31 … Continue reading

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Home Sales Expected to Continue Increasing In 2020

Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, and the Mortgage Bankers Association are all projecting home sales will increase nicely in 2020. Below is a chart depicting the projections of each entity for 2019, as well as for 2020.As we can see, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, and the Mortgage Bankers Association all believe homes … Continue reading

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A Home Maintenance Checklist for Every Season

Owning a home comes with year-round responsibilities, but you don’t have to dread these tasks. “Home maintenance is easier than people think,” says Jim Magliaro, risk consulting technical lead at the insurance company Chubb. The key is to complete seasonal preventive … Continue reading

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