10 Things to Avoid When Purchasing a Home

You May Be Surprised by What Not to Do Purchasing a new home is one of the most exciting events in a person’s life, but there are complicated steps involved that can draw things out for many months, leaving people confused and frustrated. Because buying property can be such a stressful course to navigate, you must become familiar with common …

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5 Upgrades to Avoid

Are you looking to upgrade your home? Whether you are planning on selling your home in the near future or keeping it for awhile, upgrades are important.  They can benefit your home’s value! However, not all upgrades are recommended. But, which upgrades should you avoid when you’re looking to add some flair and modernize your home? Take a closer look …

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1510 Orangeview Drive

This gorgeous Encinitas home has hit the market! It is a single story, 4 Bedroom with a detached 1BR/1Ba guest house that is ADU-completed with city permits in 2021. With this layout and key features, it will not stay on the market for long! It is listed for $2,395,000. Main house features an expansive, open, great room floorplan, recessed lighting, …

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Total Cost of Hiring a Realtor

The Cost of a Realtor Pays off in the End The prospect of buying or selling a home is an exciting one, full of new opportunities. But there are practicalities involved that can turn this dream into a stressful reality. A home sale transaction deals with large sums of money, which can be tricky to navigate without a real estate …

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5 Ways to Improve the Value of Your Home

Looking to improve the value of your home? You aren’t alone! It is currently a seller’s market, so many homeowners are doing what they can to get to increase their home’s value. While there are many big things that you can do to increase your home’s value, such as adding an inground pool, there are easier things to do to …

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What Are the Total Costs of Selling a Home?

The Costs of Selling a Home May Surprise You! The housing market is hot for sellers now, with high offers and bidding wars on many properties. While this is excellent news for anyone selling (because most people hope to come out ahead), you should keep in mind that closing on the house will also cost you money. Selling a home …

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Home Improvements Under $500

Sometimes, you just need to spruce things up in your home. It doesn’t matter if you plan on selling it or not! If you want to change the space, your reason is often irrelevant, unless it is something that may bring down the value of the home or completely change the aesthetics of the space. The big factor that you …

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Low Inventory- Is Now the Time to Sell?

While the pace of the housing market has  slowed since 2020, it is still a seller’s market. Why is not? For starters, inventory is still low. The less homes there are, the more competition exists amongst buyers. If inventory is low in your area, it could be the perfect time to sell. Take a closer look at these tips to know …

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Total Cost of Buying a Home

Know What to Expect When Buying Property Everyone dreams of being a homeowner someday, but there are practicalities involved that need to be considered before that dream can come true. Deciding if you’re financially stable enough to purchase a home involves looking at the upfront costs, like how much it sells for, and the down payments. But some expenses need …

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Events Coming Up in Encinitas

Summer is finally coming to a close. Residents of Encinitas can now welcome the fall season! While the weather may not get much cooler, autumn air is here. That means new events will be popping up around Encinitas! If you like to go out and experience the seasons, whichever one you find yourself in, there is plenty to do. Check …

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