southern california real estate Tag

It’s that time of the year! Summer is over and we get America’s Finest City and our beautiful beaches back. We all know that San Diego is a popular travel destination so we thought it would be fun to share some facts from San Diego’s...

No matter how luxurious, captivating, and impeccable your house is, it is hard to conceptualize the full potential when it is sitting empty. Staging a home that is for sale is not a new concept, however it continues to gain attraction as the market gets...

You heard it here first… There is a brand new community near the beautiful coastline of Encinitas, California. The community is an islet of 13 new homes, both single and two story options available. This gorgeous new community captures the very best of coastal...

Your two favorite real estate agents got the awesome opportunity to tour a brand-new luxury housing development in Encinitas, CA. Throughout our careers we’ve both seen plenty of houses in the making and this tour was no ordinary experience, so we had to share it...

Net-zero energy — when a building produces as much energy as it consumes — used to be science fiction. Here in California, it’s about to get real. The California Energy Commission (CEC) — California’s primary energy policy and planning agency — recently adopted new energy standards for homes...

If you're a first-time mortgage borrower, you might be asking yourself, "What is MIP?" Home buyers considering getting a loan from the Federal Housing Administration will find MIP, or mortgage insurance premium, especially relevant because all FHA loans require insurance. Here's what you need to know about MIP,...

The most competitive, tightest housing market in decades may finally be loosening its grip, and that could put pressure on overheated home prices. The supply of homes for sale in the second quarter of 2018, the all-important spring market, rose at three times the rate...

If you're thinking about buying your first home, that pesky down payment has probably kept you awake more than a few nights. We get it—while a pre-approval is crucial for determining your buying power, it's the down payment that shows you mean business. But saving up...