Monthly Archives: May 2019

The ‘Open House’

Open houses are a long-standing tradition in the sale of domestic real estate to show more people to a home for sale. Open houses are usually held on weekends to capture more traffic because most people are off from work on weekends.

What Interior and Exterior Paint Colors Look the Best for your Home

Painting is an obvious way to improve your decor or totally transform the look and feel of your home. Unfortunately, choosing the right paint color for your home can be an incredibly challenging task. There is much more to picking the best paint color than merely picking a shade you like.

Purchasing a Home in the Right Place

Whether you want to buy a home as an investment, a lifestyle upgrade, or both, one of the most significant decisions you will make is where you want to live. Your home’s location will help define not only the future value of your purchase but also your perspectives in life.

May 2019 Real Estate and Mortgage Trends, San Diego California

7.4% fewer California homes closed escrow in February 2019 compared to the same month a year earlier, according to CoreLogic. So far in 2019, the number of homes that sell each month continues to run below the previous year. First Tuesday expects this trend to continue through to 2021.

How is your Credit Rating vs. The Rest of America?

The average credit score of American’s is now 700, this is the highest level since the Great Recession. That means if your score is above 700, you are doing better than 50% of the population. This number has a direct impact on what it will cost you to buy a home.