• What to Expect When Selling an Inherited Property to a Cash Buyer
    When we work with those who’ve recently inherited a home, we find that many weren’t expecting the added expense and responsibility of a new property. Some were living in a state far away from the inherited house, while others had their own house to manage and couldn’t afford the repairs, and added the holding cost […]
  • Six Renovation Lessons You Don’t Have to Learn the Hard Way
    When it comes to home renovation, there are a lot of things you need to take into account. However, even if you have a strong DIY spirit, there are bound to be some mistakes you make. In this article, we’ll be going over 6 lessons that will help you avoid making costly mistakes when renovating […]
  • How We Help You Sell a House with Unpermitted Work
    Most home improvement projects with the exception of painting and flooring installation require a permit. Even small updates like installing a new water heater, or putting up a fence will require permitting. It might seem like pointless bureaucracy at work, but permits are put in place to ensure that laws concerning land use, zoning, and […]
  • What to Expect When Selling Your House to an Investor
    Most people sell their houses using a traditional approach which includes working with a real estate agent and listing the house on the multiple listing service (MLS). This works great for homeowners who have a house that requires few repairs and is ready to be moved into with few repairs and updates needed. These sellers […]
  • House Hacking: Your Way Into Investing
    As we continue to watch the home prices rise across the country, more home buyers are wondering how they will ever be able to afford a house. House hacking could be the right move for you and has several benefits you may not have even considered! What is House Hacking? In real estate, the term […]
  • The Pre-Qualification Process
    Shopping for a new home is exciting and fun, but before you head out to open houses, you need to start the process in a lender’s office. A loan pre-qualification is used as an estimate of how much you can afford to spend on a home. This will help you keep your sights on the […]
  • Seeking High-Quality Contractors to Join Our Team
    An important piece of the real estate puzzle hinges on building a strong team. This is why in addition to our network of agents, lenders, attorneys, and brokers, we are always on the lookout for great contractors to partner with. Below is some more insight on what we are looking for along with a number […]
  • Are you Looking to Grow Your Real Estate Investment Opportunities?
    If you are a real estate investor looking to purchase wholesale properties or partner on joint venture projects, look no further. Our team has the experience, know-how, and infrastructure to offer you opportunities in your real estate investment endeavors. No matter if you are looking for a rehab project to work on or you are […]
  • Situations We Can Help Home Sellers With
    Homeowners find themselves in the position of having to sell their home fast for any number of reasons. For example, there are times when family obligations require you to move out of state with little warning. Maybe a job relocation takes you to a new area. Or a personal situation has arisen, putting homeowners on […]
  • The Pros and Cons of Selling Your House As-Is
    If you’re thinking about selling your house as-is, it’s important for you to have all the facts beforehand. This post will cover the pros and cons of selling your house as-is. As well as what situations a quick as-is sale can be beneficial. There are three options to choose from when selling your home in […]
  • 4414 Dale Ave, La Mesa CA [Project Update #1]
    If you’re curious about the new San Diego laws around Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), you’re in good company! We’re looking forward to getting this property sold to a family or an investor in mid-February. Check back weekly for progress reports as we transform these three units into a spectacular multi-family property! Dale avenue is our […]
  • Dale Avenue [Mid-Project Open House]
    On January 4, 2020 You’re invited to learn about our newest propertyand mingle with amazing people in our network! About the Project: This little gem is tucked away in a quiet neighborhood just off University in La Mesa. There are three separate structures on the property: A main house, a one-bedroom, and a studio.  We’re […]
  • Who Would Buy My House?
    If you’ve ever wondered, “Who will buy my house in this condition?” or “Who will buy my house fast enough to help me avoid foreclosure or bankruptcy?” You’re in the right place. Today we’ll explore how a company that buys houses for cash like ours can help homeowners in distressed situations. There are two sides […]
  • Property Solutions for Seniors [A Guide for Professional Caregivers]
    As a caregiver, you are the family’s most trusted supporter. Let us help you be a resource to them in their time of need. As a senior real estate specialist, we can guide you and your client-family through a variety of real estate transactions. As a senior real estate specialist, we’ve had the privilege of working […]
  • Before Selling Your Home to an Investor
    In this post we’ll tackle some common questions about selling your home to an investor so you can make the right decision for your situation. What Does it Mean to Sell As-Is? First, let’s start by defining the term “as-is” which simply means selling the house in whatever condition it’s in today. Whether the house […]
  • Why Houses DO NOT Sell in a Strong Market
    Below are the 4 most common reasons why a listing contract will expire: 1. The Price When the market is hot, homeowners attempt to set their listing price higher. They hope that a motivated buyer pay any price for a house in their desired neighborhood. The problem is that in any market, a house must be sold […]
  • 7 Things To Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage!
    Congratulations! You’ve found a home to buy and have applied for a mortgage! You are undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new home! But before you make any big purchases, move any money around, or make any big-time life changes, consult your loan officer. They will be able to tell you how your […]
  • 2 Ways to Get the Most Money from the Sale of Your House
    Every homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive the maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensure that you get the highest price possible. 1. Price it a LITTLE LOW  This may seem counterintuitive, but let’s look […]
  • Where Did Americans Move in 2018? [Infographic]
    Some Highlights: Every year United Van Lines conducts their National Movers Study by tracking their customer’s movement state-to-state over the course of the year. Vermont claimed the top spot of states with the highest percentage of inbound residents following a campaign that covered relocation costs for skilled workers who moved to the state. The most common response for why […]
  • What are RALs and RCFEs?
    RALs and RCFEs Introduction In this video I talk about RALs or “Residential Assisted Living” communities. In California they are referred to as RCFEs or “Residential Care for the Elderly.” We had just returned from a workshop where we learned just enough to pique our interested. We believe  very passionately about the need to be […]
  • Hiring An Agent to Sell Your House May Cost You Nothing!
    There is no doubt that the services of a local real estate professional provide many benefits like: Exposure to buyers The skills of a professional negotiator A layer of protection from possible legal liabilities Professional guidance in navigating any pitfalls that may arise A level of safety while showing the home Professional staging of the […]
  • The KonMari Method: Helping You Prep Your House for Sale
    One of the biggest challenges sellers face when listing their house is decluttering. Cleaning out some of the more personal decorating choices allows buyers to imagine themselves living in the house. Those planning to sell soon are in luck! Marie Kondo, the inventor of the KonMari Method of Tidying Up, has gained popularity with her new Netflix series. She gives […]
  • Where is the Housing Market Headed in 2019? [Infographic]
    Some Highlights: ­Interest rates are projected to increase steadily throughout 2019, but buyers will still be able to lock in a rate lower than their parents or grandparents did when they bought their homes! Home prices will rise at a rate of 4.8% over the course of 2019 according to CoreLogic. All four major reporting agencies […]
  • Price Your House to Sell Fast! [3 Steps to Pricing Right!]
    In today’s shifting real estate market, where more inventory is coming to market and home values are projected to appreciate at lower rates, homeowners will not be able to price their homes as aggressively as they were able to just last year. This may mean going back and forth with an agent to make sure […]
  • Selling a House “As-Is” [A Guide to Getting the Best Offer]
    Selling a house “as-is” is not the most common way home owners sell their house. However there are many situations where selling a house as-is, will be the better option. For instance, if you don’t have the time or money to pay for costly repairs to bring a house to market value, or you are […]
  • Tips for Helping Your Aging Parents Relocate
    Moving elderly parents from the home they’ve lived in for many years poses many challenges for them and for the ones helping with this task. In an ideal situation, the parent will recognize that the home they live in no longer serves them. It may be too big to maintain, or it has too many […]
  • Should You Sell an Inherited Home?
    In this post we’ll take a look at selling an inherited home and some of the pros and cons you’ll need to consider.  Whether or not you should sell an inherited home depends on a variety of factors about the house and your ability to afford the expenses. Selling an Inherited home may require a […]