How Much the Average VA Loan Actually Costs

How Much the Average VA Loan Actually Costs

You hear it all the time. “0% down!”  “100% Financing!” But there’s something you’re missing. “There’s no way I can go from paying $2,500 a month in rent to owning my own home with the same amount of money in my bank account, is there?” It can’t be that simple can it?...
How to Buy a Home

How to Buy a Home

Learn the steps necessary to get on the path to owning real estate, and discover some helpful tips and tools along the way! Detached Single-Family House No shared walls, floors or ceiling. Exclusive ownership of the land the house sits on (typically). Often...

What is a Home Warranty?

Buying or selling your home can be stressful, especially if one of your home’s systems or appliances breaks down unexpectedly. A home warranty covers costly home repairs and replacements due to normal wear and tear. It’s not your homeowner’s...

What is Mello-Roos?

 In 1978 Californians enacted Proposition 13, which limited the ability of local public agencies to increase property taxes based on a property’s assessed value. In 1982, the Mello-Roos Community Facilities Act of 1982 (Government Code §53311-53368.3) was created to...
San Diego Rents to Rise to HOW MUCH?!

San Diego Rents to Rise to HOW MUCH?!

Image Source: USC Casden Multifamily Forecast via LA Times Sky-high San Diego rents along with rents in other areas of Southern California are only expected to continue to rise in the coming years as new-construction levels struggle to keep up with demand—says the USC...
How to Buy a House | The Ultimate Guide [2016 Edition]

How to Buy a House | The Ultimate Guide [2016 Edition]

Author: Jed Bratt  |  Updated: April 4th, 2016   Want to learn How to Buy a House?  You’ve come to the right place. You’ve found the Ultimate Guide to Buying a Home, 2016 Edition. Within this guide, you will not only learn the steps to take to get on the path to...