Homeownership and Recession
A housing crisis is not the same as a recession. The only thing that every homeowner in today’s market has to know is that. Experts are sounding the recession alarm everywhere you turn, but even if this were to be the case, a slowdown in the economy wouldn’t always indicate a decline in the value…Read More
How to Furnish your Home on a Budget
Furnishing your home is a dauntless task no matter the situation – whether you’re a new homeowner or you’ve relocated to larger digs. If you want quality pieces that aren’t built of plasterboard and glue, furnishing a home can be a time and money-consuming challenge. Finding great furniture, on the other hand, does not have…Read More
Are 2020’s Backyard Renovations Still Worth the Investment?
Whether it was the quarantine due to COVID or homeowners wanted to sell their home, there was a huge surge of homeowners taking on backyard renovations. They wanted to turn their hum-drum backyards into a summertime oasis that’ll make them forget the beach! These projects were labor intensive and expensive, but insights from top real…Read More
Day After Christmas
“One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas Day. Don’t clean it up too quickly.” Andy Rooney It’s the day after Christmas… This day can be full of all sorts of different emotions that can vary from one person to the next, however, I…Read More
The Real Estate Debate
I was part of a panel of like-minded realtors in San Diego for the Real Talk: Real Estate Debate. I wanted to share with you my episodes and briefly summarize how I believe the market has been affected by the Pandemic, why there is still so much activity, and how I measure my success…Read More
Affordable Home Makeovers
With all this time spent at home, the itch for a fresh, new space becomes hard to avoid. But if this doesn’t seem like the right moment to hire a professional interior designer for a full decor reboot, it doesn’t mean you’re stuck with looking at an unattractive space. It is true that home repair…Read More
Work from Home Spaces
In response to the spread of Covid-19 in the U.S., a significant majority of Americans have been asked to stay home. A lot of people aside from essential workers aren’t going to work, this is resulting in a surge of people who are working from home for the very first time. The need for a home…Read More
Real Estate vs COVID: Who Will Win?
The San Diego market is really interesting right now. The world is going through a change and we are thrown so much information every day, but life still has to go on. I did a Zoom call with other professionals in real estate and we talked about the market and specifically the San…Read More
Can I Afford a Home?
So you are thinking about purchasing a home…And you are wondering if you can actually afford one. Let’s talk about the market The residential real estate market has come roaring out of the gates in 2020. Compared to this time last year, the number of buyers looking for a home is up 20%, and the…Read More
Surprises When You Do Home Demo
Now there are definitely surprises when you do home demo, life is not like HGTV. They make it seem so simple, or even fun (Thanks Chip!). But home demo isn’t glamorous or easy For a homeowner starting a remodel, finally smashing with that hammer can be cathartic. Just knowing that those unnecessary walls and…Read More