Should you wait to Sell?

By melissa | January 25, 2022

Moving up to your ideal home may be at the top of your list of New Year’s resolutions. But how do you know when it’s time to act? You want to time the sale of your current home perfectly so that you get the maximum money possible. You also want to know that when you…

San Diego in January

By melissa | January 5, 2022

“The magic in new beginnings is truly the most powerful of them all.” ―Josiyah Martin San Diego is such a beautiful city with so much to see and so much to do! San Diego is a great place to visit in January, especially if you live in an area where it’s cold, with snowy weather…

How to Furnish your Home on a Budget

By melissa | December 29, 2021

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…

San Diego in December

By melissa | December 8, 2021

“Remember This December, That love weighs more than gold!” ― Josephine Dodge Daskam Bacon San Diego is such a beautiful city with so much to see and so much to do! If you visit San Diego in December, there will be no ice or snow unless it has been artificially created. Santa Claus is more…

SINGLE HOME BUYER

By melissa | November 27, 2021

Homeownership isn’t simply for suburban married couples just starting out on life’s journey together, despite what some of our most prominent cultural myths might have you believe. Everyone requires housing, and while renting has become more popular over time, buying a home remains a top objective for many Americans. Homeownership is not restricted to married…

San Diego in November

By melissa | November 2, 2021

“November: The last month of autumn, but the beginning of a new adventure; time to take a risk and do the unexpected.” ― Unknown San Diego is such a beautiful city with so much to see and so much to do! Tourism in San Diego begins to wane in November, meaning less crowded attractions, cheaper hotel prices,…

Work From Home Space

By melissa | October 26, 2021

A lot has changed over the past year. For many people, the rise in remote work influenced what they’re looking for in a home and created a greater appetite for a dedicated home office. Some professionals took advantage right away of the situation and purchased a bigger home. Other people thought working from home would be temporary,…

San Diego in October

By melissa | October 5, 2021

“I wish that every day was Saturday and every month was October.” ― Charmaine J. Forde San Diego is such a beautiful city with so much to see and so much to do! October is nearly picture-perfect in San Diego. The weather is just the beginning, with clear skies and moderate temperatures. In the tourism…

What’s a Necessary Down Payment

By melissa | September 21, 2021

Coming up with enough cash for a down payment to buy a house is the BIGGEST roadblock for most prospective home buyers and one of the most asked questions I get. So how much do you really need? Let’s discuss. There’s a common misconception that, as a homebuyer, you need to come up with 20% of…

San Diego in September

By melissa | September 7, 2021

“Ah, September! You are the doorway to the season that awakens my soil.” ― Peggy Toney Horton San Diego is such a beautiful city with so much to see and so much to do! With the throngs of tourists receding from the beaches and less chance of fog or rain, September makes a great window…