The market for photovoltaic installations is hot, creating opportunities for home sellers and buyers. How much value does a solar installation add to a property? It’s a question increasingly on the minds of consumers who are interested in the cost-benefit analysis of residential solar installations, also known as photovoltaic systems. If you haven’t already sold […]Read More The Sun is Shining on Solar
Bold, saturated colors are back after years of calm beiges, soothing grays, and varied whites dominating the interior design scene. What’s a homeowner to do? Article from New York Times For years, homeowners and their real estate professionals have walked a fine line between current interior trends and choosing a neutral palette that attracts the […]Read More How to Best Navigate New Color Trends
“In 2019, I started my own compost pile. Once I got the hang of it, I found it only takes 10 minutes a week to take care of it and the rest nature handles. Passing this information along for those of you who have stood on the sidelines. Dive in. You’ll be glad you did.“ […]Read More Passive or Active Composting: Which is right for you?
It is hard to avoid talk about a recession with the slowing pace of economic growth and the widespread expectation that the lengthy economic expansion, which began in 2009, is nearing its end. National Association of REALTORS ® Chief Economist Lawrence Yun says however, a recession is unlikely in the year ahead, “We expect 2020 […]Read More 2020 San Diego Real Estate Market Forecast
If you’re looking to sell your home, you’ll want to hire an amazing listing real estate agent to help—and there are certain questions to ask so that you can pinpoint the right professional for you. It’s smart to be picky! A great real estate agent can help find buyers to sell your home fast, and for more money. Make […]Read More 10 CRUCIAL QUESTIONS TO ASK A REAL ESTATE AGENT WHEN SELLING YOUR HOME
Article from SDGENews.com It’s that time of the year when many of us are decorating our home, business or office inside and out with festive strings of lights. Lights over the fireplace, lights wrapped around trees and bushes, lights hanging along roof lines and eaves. We have compiled a list of tips to help you save […]Read More Safety and Energy Efficiency Tips for Holiday Light Decorations
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If you’re looking to buy a house, you’re probably eager and excited. That’s fine, but just keep in mind that in this heightened emotional state, it’s easy to get swept up in the moment and behave, well, not perfectly. This can lead to trouble since, just like anything else, buying a home comes with its own […]Read More 5 Unwritten Rules Home Buyers Might Not Even Realize are a Big Deal
Searching for homes and scrolling through listing photos is fun, but saving up for a down payment can be a real challenge. That’s why some home buyers turn to family for a helping hand in the form of the gift of a down payment. But whenever a large stack of cash changes hands, Uncle Sam wants to know—and that means […]Read More Giving—or Receiving—a Down Payment Gift? Here Are the Tax Consequences
Article from: Steve Crisci–MDC Financial Group Many new homebuyers are surprised, once their purchase is complete, to find themselves in a financial relationship with an entity they did not choose, cannot fire, and with whom the partnership could be fleeting or endure for the life of their mortgage loan. That entity is part of an […]Read More Where Does My Loan Payment Go