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How to Relax When Buying Equestrian Property

How to Relax When Buying Equestrian Property

Buying an equestrian property can be stressful From collecting all your financial documents to making it through the inspection process, so much can happen to cause anxiety before closing day. It’s enough to make even the most relaxed person feel…

What Is Your Equestrian Property Worth?

What Is Your Equestrian Property Worth?

Knowing what to price your property is one of the most important aspects of selling. Choosing just the right listing price can mean the difference between a quick sale and a home that languishes on the market for weeks or…

Protect Your Home and Barn From Fire

Protect Your Home and Barn From Fire

Did you know that fires destroy nearly half a million structures in America each year, and causes more than $7 billion in property damage? There’s almost nothing as terrifying as waking up to a house full of smoke, with little…

Average Life Span of Home Appliances

Average Life Span of Home Appliances

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…

Avoid These Red Flags When Buying a Home

Avoid These Red Flags When Buying a Home

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, thereP are several warning signs you…

Selling With Tenants

Selling With Tenants

Is it time to sell your rental property, but you’re not sure how to deal with the current tenants? If you’re a landlord, selling a home that is currently occupied is not as straightforward as a traditional sale. It’s important…

Get Ready to Buy in 2018

Get Ready to Buy in 2018

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…

Mountain Top Estate

Mountain Top Estate

  This is the most amazing home situated on  16.43 acre Mountaintop Enclave has a Stunning 7,500 sf Estate Home w/360° views including the ocean, plus an Executive Guest Home of 2,000 sf., each with a gated paved driveway to…

For Sale in Elfin Forest Equestrian Community!

For Sale in Elfin Forest Equestrian Community!

Rare opportunity to own horse property in the desirable Elfin Forest community! Known for its dark night skies, miles of horse trails, preserved open space, and idyllic country lifestyle located within the coveted Rancho Santa Fe School District. Near shopping…

Bathrooms Defined

Bathrooms Defined

BATHROOMS Have you ever seen a house listing that advertises a half bath? Or maybe it lists a three-quarter bath, or even a quarter bath? What do those terms even mean? Whether you’re buying or selling a home, it’s helpful…

Face Your Home Selling Fears

Face Your Home Selling Fears

We understand – selling a home is tough! It’s most likely one of the biggest financial transactions you’ll ever complete in your lifetime. That can be scary. But don’t let it keep you from putting your house on the market.…

Packing for a Last Minute Move

Packing for a Last Minute Move

The ideal amount of time to prepare for a big move is two to three months. This window gives you plenty of time to organize, make all your arrangements and pack with care. Often, circumstances don’t allow the luxury of …

What Do Real Estate Agents Do?

What Do Real Estate Agents Do?

        You’ve probably been told that if you’re buying or selling a house, you should work with a professional real estate agent. But do you know what real estate agents actually do for you? We understand that…

How To Photograph Your Equestrian Property for Sale

How To Photograph Your Equestrian Property for Sale

The first place most potential home buyers will look at your home for sale is online. This means it’s crucial that your listing photos showcase your home in the best possible light. Here are our best tips for how to…

Buying a Home For Sale By Owner

Buying a Home For Sale By Owner

For Sale By Owner (FSBO) homes are just that – homes that are being sold without the assistance of a real estate agent. As a buyer, you may be wondering about buying a FSBO home, especially if you’re working with…

Smells That Sell

Smells That Sell

You’ve de-cluttered, re-painted, made repairs and updated your home’s curb appeal. That means you’re ready to sell, right? Not necessarily. Although all those tasks are essential for getting your home in shape to sell, don’t overlook one important factor –…

Best Words For Your Home Listing

Best Words For Your Home Listing

      When describing your home to someone, what words do you use? Do you call it luxurious? Spacious? Beautiful? According to a recent report from CoreLogic, the words you choose to describe your home can have a tremendous…

Don’t Sabotage Your Credit

Don’t Sabotage Your Credit

If you’re shopping for a home loan, you know that your credit score helps to determine what kind of loan you qualify for and at what rate. The better your score, the more favorable your terms will be. But do…

Explore a Community Through Social Media

Explore a Community Through Social Media

Social media has become an indispensable tool for keeping in touch with old friends, staying current with the news and enjoying the latest viral cat video. But did you ever consider using social media to learn about a neighborhood? If…

What to Let Go of Before You Move

What to Let Go of Before You Move

  Let’s face it – things have a tendency to accumulate. And if you’ve been living in the same place for more than a few years, chances are you’ve collected items you no longer use. And then there's the barn!…

Selling Your Home in the Fall

Selling Your Home in the Fall

It’s almost time for sweaters, fall foliage and pumpkin spice lattes. And if you’re like some property owners, it may also be time to sell your home. While fall may not be the most popular time to list your horse…