May Housing Experts Anticipated Trends

By editor | May 12, 2019

  The Real Estate HEAT (Housing Experts Anticipating Trends) Index is a monthly leading indicator of nearly 40 housing markets in the U.S. Five Star Professional partners with thousands of real estate agents who complete a weekly survey about the conditions they are observing in their marketplace. The HEAT Index has a midpoint of 50,…

San Diego in May

By editor | May 5, 2019

  “The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.” -Unknown   San Diego is such a beautiful city with so much to see and so much to do! San Diego is a lovely month to visit in May, with sunny skies and moderate temperatures. A couple of major holidays make San…

Household Chores and Exercise

By editor | April 17, 2019

  Household chores can be exercise. Yes, you heard me correctly, you can get in your steps just by making your home more clean and organized. Have you thought you could benefit in other ways from doing the housework, such as burning calories and getting fit?  This list might make you feel more motivated to…

Talk with Richard Muscio on being the Official Realtor Of The San Diego Padres

By editor | April 8, 2019

    I was lucky to meet with Richard Muscio, It’s Your Business, on 96.1 FM/1170 AM a couple of days ago. We discuss my personal background and then the evolution of the Real Estate industry and the San Diego real estate market.   Here is a brief overview of our radio show. Listen to the whole thing…

San Diego in April

By editor | April 1, 2019

  “The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.” -Unknown   San Diego is such a beautiful city with so much to see and so much to do! San Diego is a lovely month to visit in April, with sunny skies and moderate temperatures. In the lull between spring break and…

Buying a Home in your 20’s

By editor | March 25, 2019

  Nowadays buying a home in your 20’s might seem like a dream, between entry-level salaries, college loans, and the desire to just be young and have fun. 20-somethings definitely believe homeownership is beyond their reach. Fun fact though, millennials are increasingly opting to buy a house in their 20s, as an investment and to…

What to know before buying a home with a guest house

By editor | March 17, 2019

    Thinking of buying a home with a guest house? There are multiple reasons why you might want the extra space. Whether you have the need to accommodate older relatives long term, or grown children looking for some privacy or just a separate space for guests when they visit. As we age, we tend…

San Diego in March

By editor | March 3, 2019

  “Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay” -Simone de Beauvoir   San Diego is such a beautiful city with so much to see and so much to do!San Diego is a fun place to visit in March, especially during the brief break between winter and spring break. Winter…

Your Home and Tax Deductions

By editor | February 24, 2019

  Well, it is that time of year again where you start thinking taxes! Now if you are a homeowner, that could mean some sweet deductions! Whether you’re gearing up to file your taxes this year, researching what’s ahead for next year or simply contemplating the benefits to buying a house in the future, there’s a lot…

Know the Home Inspection

By editor | February 17, 2019

When it comes to buying a home, what you see isn’t exactly what you get. No matter how much buyers love your property, a home inspection that reveals significant problems can turn them off. There are numerous red flags that can pop up when getting inspected. Make sure you have a leg up and try and avoid any…