San Diego Real Estate Blog

  • Average Life Span of Home Appliances

    BY Joseph Ghio

    Is it time to replace your furnace? While that question may not be at the top of your mind this holiday season, it matters if you’re buying or selling a home. Even though most major home appliances are a serious investment, the truth is that they...

  • Moving During the Holidays

    BY Joseph Ghio

    December is a busy month for most people. But when you throw moving into a new home into the mix, it can be downright hectic! So what do you do if you find yourself packing boxes during the holiday season? Follow these tips to ensure that your sanity...

  • Will Hygge Sell Your Home?

    BY Joseph Ghio

    Have you heard about hygge? It’s the Danish concept of creating warmth and enjoying everyday life, and it’s been a huge trend in home design this year. It’s especially popular during the cold, winter months where a little extra coziness is in...

  • Holiday Gifts for First Time Homebuyers

    BY Joseph Ghio

    Do you have any first time homebuyers on your holiday gift list this year? Show them how much you care and celebrate their big achievement by giving them something perfect for their new home. Here’s our list of some of the best gifts to buy your fa...

  • What To Do When Your Home Sale Falls Through

    BY Joseph Ghio

    Having your home sale fall through can be extremely disappointing. After months of preparing, accepting an offer and having your house under contract, it can be crushing to see the deal crumble in escrow. And a recent report from Trulia reveals that ...

  • Best Books About Home Buying And Selling

    BY Joseph Ghio

    It never hurts to load up on information, especially when you’re preparing to enter the real estate market. And while there’s tons of information online to get educated about buying and selling real estate, sometimes you may want to go deeper a...

  • Avoid These Red Flags When Buying a Home

    BY Joseph Ghio

    Purchasing a home is one of the biggest financial transactions you’ll make in your lifetime. It’s important that serious buyers do their due diligence before making any commitments on a home. If you’re buying, there are several warning signs ...

  • Get Ready to Buy in 2018

    BY Joseph Ghio

    Is 2018 the year you’ll finally realize your dream of buying a home? If you’d like to make that dream a reality, start planning now so you’ll be ready in the New Year. Here’s what you need to do to set yourself up for your 2018 home purchase....

  • Holiday Staging Tips

    BY Joseph Ghio

    Selling your home during the holidays can present a dilemma. Should you deck the halls? Or should you leave the wreaths, lights and nutcrackers for next year? On one hand, it might not feel like the holiday season if you don’t put up a decoration o...

  • Is It Time For New Windows?

    BY Joseph Ghio

    Replacing the windows on your home is a big job that can potentially come with a high price tag. If your windows are starting to show their age, you may be trying to decide whether or not it’s time to make the investment in new ones. Here’s what ...