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Americans Feel Great About Real Estate
Posted Sunday July 28, 2019 in Real Estate

Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index surged to a new high as consumers became more upbeat about buying and selling, mortgage rates, and their jobs. Five of the six components measured by the index rose month over month. “Consumer job confidence and favorable mortgage rate expectations lifted the HPSI to a new survey high in […]

2019 Landscaping Trends
Posted Sunday July 21, 2019 in DIY Home Improvement

Want your lawn and garden to stand out from your neighbor’s? If so, you’ll want to check out these five landscaping trends that freshen up your outdoor space and make it memorable. Lawn Striping Nothing is more welcoming than a lush, green lawn. Landscape pros are getting more requests from homeowners to “jazz up” their […]

Reasons You Should Not FSBO
Posted Sunday July 14, 2019 in Real Estate, Real Estate and Mortgage Tips

Rising home prices coupled with a lack of inventory in today’s market may cause some homeowners to consider selling their home on their own (known in the industry as a For Sale By Owner). However, a FSBO might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers. Online Strategy Recent studies have shown […]

How to Protect Your San Diego Home While on Vacation
Posted Sunday July 7, 2019 in Home + Lifestyle

While you’re out enjoying the summer weather, you don’t want to worry about what’s happening at home. Here are 10 tips to protect your home while on vacation. Lock All Windows and Doors Before You Leave for Vacation Over 30 percent of burglars enter a home through an unlocked window or door. A few weeks […]

Simple Guide to Summer’s Most Important Home Maintenance Tasks
Posted Sunday June 30, 2019 in Home Improvement

There are a few home maintenance tasks you should tackle during the summer to keep your home in tiptop shape all season long. Check these eight projects off your to-do list before firing up the grill. Maintain your refrigerator To keep your refrigerator running efficiently in these hot months, you’ll want to vacuum and clean […]

Housecleaning Hacks for People Who Hate Cleaning
Posted Sunday June 23, 2019 in DIY Home Improvement

Here are some great housecleaning hacks for people who hate cleaning their house. Let’s face it, this is everyone. Use old socks to clean blinds Blinds often have multiple sides and shapes, so they can sometimes be a hassle to clean. But with this simple hack, they don’t have to be. Simply use a mixture […]