Category Archives: Home Buying Tips

How Condo Buyers Can Find Great Listings

How Condo Buyers Can Find Great Listings

For the most part, 2018 was a bonanza for sellers of downtown San Diego condos. Strong demand continued through November, and prices experienced steady growth until September. Market analysts expect healthy demand to continue in 2019, albeit at more reasonable prices and with not as many bidding wars. The current forecast is for the sellers’… Read More

8 Questions to Answer Prior to Purchasing a Penthouse

8 Questions to Answer Prior to Purchasing a Penthouse

For many people, a penthouse is the ultimate symbol of status and luxury. However, this also means purchasing one is a significant commitment to make. To make sure you’re ready to own a penthouse, ask yourself these eight important questions. 1. Is Luxury Important to Me? There’s no sense in paying a premium if you… 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

What to Expect After Your Offer on a Condo Is Accepted

What to Expect After Your Offer on a Condo Is Accepted

With market conditions clearly favoring condo sellers in downtown San Diego, getting an offer accepted can be a cause for celebration, particularly when the listings are often subject to bidding wars. The first step: don’t take the acceptance for granted. There’s always a chance the seller may want to introduce certain conditions, which is why… Read More

What to Look for When You’re Viewing Real Estate to Buy

What to Look for When You’re Viewing Real Estate to Buy

For some homebuyers, the best part of a real estate transaction is getting to the closing table. For others, it’s touring and viewing properties. Walking through a listed property is a visceral experience that many buyers find the most enjoyable aspect of the home-buying process. It’s the moment when prospective buyers start to trust their… Read More

5 Strategies for Selling & Buying a Home at the Same Time

5 Strategies for Selling & Buying a Home at the Same Time

There are various ways to acquire real estate, and some tend to be more complex than others. If you’re interested in buying a condo in downtown San Diego and selling your existing home at the same time, your situation will fall into the “more complex” category. You’ll need to plan strategically because you’ll have to… Read More

How to Buy an Accessible Home If You Live with a Disability

How to Buy an Accessible Home If You Live with a Disability

Whether you’ve been living with a disability for a while or are still getting used to your new lifestyle, finding a nice place to live in downtown San Diego won’t be as challenging compared to other American housing markets. San Diego is a progressive city that embraces equality and promotes independence for all residents. Moreover,… Read More