Dave’s Real Estate Blog
Get the skinny on what is happening in the San Diego, Del Mar and La Jolla real estate market as well as the country generally.
Moving Easy with Pets
If you think moving is stressful for you, think of it from your pet’s perspective: his entire world is slowly disappearing, and soon he’ll relocate to totally foreign territory with new sights and smells to adjust to. Even if the new home is bigger or has the benefit of a yard, it’s impossible to explain this to your pet in a way he can understand. The good news is there are ways you can make the process easier not only for your best bud, but for you, as well.
2019 Real Estate Advice for Buyers, Sellers, Builders & Investors
For Sellers Buyers are looking for updated, properly priced home in move-in condition. They like clean homes with a modern edge. Get advice from your Realtor and don't be insulted if changes are recommended; this is for you to SELL your home, not LIVE in it! Seriously...
Don’t Take Homeowners’ Insurance for Granted
Sure, you likely have insurance for the contents of your house as part of your homeowner’s or renter’s policy. But are you confident that everything inside will be covered in the case of a catastrophic disaster, such as a house fire?
That’s one of the cautionary tales that emerged from the aftermath of …
Seasonal Pricing Strategy for Sellers
For some nine years running, residential real estate in California has been riding a tide of strong housing demand, sustaining a mostly seller-friendly market. But amid that overall momentum, there isll still be seasonal swings at work to keep sellers on their toes.
Freezing Your Credit – What You Should Know
Ask anyone who has been clipped by credit fraud. The crime is costly, and recovery can be grueling. One little-known weapon …
Homebuyers Sidestep Cyber Fraud
We've seen how technology has redefined the real estate business - making our home buying and selling experiences faster and more convenient, and putting more useful information in the hands of consumers and Realtors alike. But advancements in modern technology have...
Truth Justice and the Home Improvement Way
“Curb Appeal” – the aesthetic impact that home hunter feel when they see a house form the street – is a well-established factor for attracting potential buyers. It’s no wonder those remodeling projects that influence first impressions are providing the greatest return on investment for homeowners.
SMART HOME TECHNOLOGY – Security systems, thermostats, lighting, sprinkler controls, voice assistants, etc., Have gone mainstream as american households continue to adopt smart home technology. And soon you should be able to tell alexa to adjust your Halio “smart-tinting glass” that automatically responds to block out solar heat. Or let the sun shine in.
Five Reasons to Sell This Winter
Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this winter makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains very strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These...
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