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How to Reduce the Costs of Moving

How to Reduce the Costs of Moving

Of all the financial considerations that should be taken into account when settling into a new home, the actual costs of moving are usually not given the proper amount of attention. For this reason, many people end up experiencing sticker shock when they realize how expensive a relocation can be. The problem with moving is… Read More

5 Things You Can Do to Help Your Teen Cope with Moving

5 Things You Can Do to Help Your Teen Cope with Moving

While you’re so thrilled to be moving, your teen isn’t yet on board. In his or her mind, this isn’t a good time. Your child is busy, striving to forge an identity, be accepted by peers, and transition into young adulthood. Though relocating isn’t part of your teen’s plan, you can help your child change… Read More

How to Increase the Appeal of a Condo for Buyers

How to Increase the Appeal of a Condo for Buyers

Condo sellers in downtown San Diego have enjoyed very favorable market conditions since around 2015. Bidding wars and rising home prices have been important factors in the extended sellers’ market, and regional economic conditions are at some of their most prosperous levels in history, but something that was bound to happen started emerging in the… Read More

4 Things to Do to Get Your Condo Sold Fast

4 Things to Do to Get Your Condo Sold Fast

Common wisdom suggests that condominium units in downtown San Diego would sell very quickly throughout 2018 because of seller market conditions that have been experienced since late 2015, but reports from real estate analytics firm CoreLogic tell a different story. The negotiating power is still in the hands of sellers, but the median number of… Read More

Choosing the Right Real Estate Agent: A Checklist

Choosing the Right Real Estate Agent: A Checklist

In an active housing market such as downtown San Diego, prospective sellers and buyers are in direct competition with their peers, and the best strategies to prevail in such conditions is to have the right real estate professionals guiding the transactions. Unlike Wall Street, the housing market isn’t a perfect information game where all parties… Read More

5 Ways to Make Your Loft More Comfortable for Your Pets

5 Ways to Make Your Loft More Comfortable for Your Pets

Urban living used to be synonymous with not being able to keep pets, but this rule has been relaxed by many homeowners associations in recent years. Quite a few downtown San Diego condominium towers allow unit owners to keep cats and dogs, with certain size and breed restrictions. Loft properties are even more likely to… Read More

6 Things to Know About Buying a Condo That’s a Fixer-Upper

6 Things to Know About Buying a Condo That’s a Fixer-Upper

Buying a fixer-upper can be a great way to get a condo in your desired location without having to spend more than your budget. However, many buyers underestimate the difficulties involved with purchasing a fixer-upper. If you’re planning on buying a condo that still needs a little work, these tips can help you navigate the… Read More