All posts by Mike

7 Ways New Homeowners Can Save Money

If you are the proud new owner of a condo in downtown San Diego, you have purchased a residential property in one of the most attractive housing markets in the United States. There’s also a chance the closing costs and moving expenses have left you with a pretty tight budget. If this is the case,… Read More

Advantages and Disadvantages of Reverse Mortgages

If you own real estate in Little Italy San Diego and are considering taking out a reverse mortgage to increase your retirement income, there are several advantages and drawbacks to consider first. Take a look at these pros and cons before you decide whether or not a reverse mortgage is right for you. Pro: You Stay… Read More

4 Places to Get Tapas in San Diego

If you enjoy beer, wine, and cocktails accompanied with appetizers and snacks other than cheese sticks, burgers, and hot wings, you really owe it to yourself to visit some of the great tapas bars in the downtown San Diego area. Marina San Diego real estate agents have put together a list of 4 local tapas… Read More

4 Qualities to Avoid in a Realtor

When you’re searching for 92101 lofts, condos, or penthouses, the right realtor can mean the difference between finding the living space of your dreams or a long, fruitless search. Here are 4 realtor red flags all homebuyers should watch for and avoid. 1. Part-Time Commitment Though many realtors choose to moonlight on the side of… Read More

What Are the Qualifications for Getting a Home Loan?

If you’re interested in purchasing one of the amazing lofts, penthouses, or condos Gaslamp Quarter currently has to offer, you’ll first need to qualify for a home loan. Though there are many qualifications for potential homebuyers, these are some of the most crucial. Good Credit Experian, TransUnion, and Equifax are the leading credit history companies,… Read More

Learn About San Diego’s Amazing Central Library

One of the most enjoyable aspects of owning or renting East Village San Diego real estate is being in close proximity to the Central Library at 330 Park Boulevard. It took city planners 3 decades to build the new Central Library, and the results have been more than impressive. Whether or not you currently live… Read More