Blog

More Choices for Homebuyers

What do San Diego-area homebuyers need to know about the current real estate market? Find out how mortgage rates are impacting local real estate, then reach out for help in

Read More
photo of chris

National Brother’s Day

May 24 is National Brother’s Day, celebrated in the U.S., France, India and many other countries. I appreciate my brother Steve and hope that if you have a brother, you

Read More

Harvey Milk Day

DYK May 22 is designated as Harvey Milk Day? This iconic figure played a major role in the history of San Francisco and in LGBTQ+ rights. Watch my short video

Read More
several different kinds of tea

Happy National Tea Day!

Happy National Tea Day! DYK tea is the most-consumed beverage in the world, right behind water?  Many of you know I’m big tea aficionado, from my morning caffeine jolt to

Read More

Available Now

2 BR 2 BA, top-floor unit in San Diego’s desirable Uptown District. Rarely available “D” floorplan, with 9 ft’ ceilings, tons of natural light, balcony, split-unit HVAC, EV charger, upgrades throughout.

Read More

Downsize Your Home, Rightsize Your Life: 
How to Choose the Ideal Smaller Home

When you’ve lived somewhere for many years, it can be tough to say goodbye. But if you (or a loved one) currently have a home that is bigger than necessary or is too high maintenance, it may be time to trade unused square footage for a smaller, more manageable space. Although living small might require some adjustments, it can also be liberating––especially if you’re in a stage of life where past responsibilities have given way to new possibilities and adventures.

Read More

Upgrade Your Home With These 2024 Design Trends

One of the best parts of owning a home is the freedom to make it truly your own with design choices that reflect your personality and lifestyle. To help inspire your design choices, we’ve rounded up some of the top trends we’re watching in 2024.

Read More

Real Estate Market Forecast: Opportunities for Home Buyers and Sellers in 2024

Since the Federal Reserve began its series of interest rate hikes in 2022, the combination of higher borrowing costs and record-high home prices has fostered the steepest real estate market slowdown since the 2008 recession. But there may be some relief in sight: In December, the Fed signaled that it was done raising interest rates—and suggested that it could cut rates by 0.75% over the coming year. While mortgages don’t directly follow the federal funds rate, they typically move in tandem—so cheaper home loans may finally be on the horizon.

Read More

Celebrate Sustainably: 5 Ideas for an Eco-Friendly Holiday at Home

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. But for many families with festive plans and hectic schedules, it’s also the most wasteful.
With our busy holiday schedules, many of us also forget to take steps to shrink our carbon footprints and prepare for a more energy-efficient winter. Read on for tips on how to have an eco-friendly holiday season!

Read More

35 Tips to Furnish Your New Home for Less

Buying a new home is one of the most exciting experiences in life. And if you’re like most homebuyers, you’ll be planning your furniture placement before the ink dries on your offer letter. But before you run to the nearest home goods store, take a deep breath. First, you’ll need to delay any major purchases before you close on your new home. There are plenty of ways to save on home essentials, and we’ve rounded up some of our favorites to share with you.

Read More