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Thursday, December 27, 2018   /   by Joe Corbisiero

How To Get A Good Deal On A House In San Diego

If you are in the market to buy a house, the first thing you should be concerned with is how to get a good deal on a house. Buying a house is more than a place to live. A house should be viewed as an investment.  One of my favorite financial gurus, Dave Ramsey, claims a house to be the only good debt anyone should ever have. A real estate purchase can be one of the largest financial decisions you may ever make, but before you move forward it’s important that you know how to get a good deal on a house.  The memories and all the fun things you envision occurring in that house are exciting, but trust me, they all be washed away when you find out your home buying venture was not quite the investment you hoped.
How To Get A Good Deal On A House Step 1-Watch the Hot Sheets
The good deals go fast.  Did you ever notice that many of the “good”  houses you see online have already sold?  Well that’s because it was priced well and ev ...

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Thursday, December 6, 2018   /   by Joe Corbisiero

Costs Of Buying A Home In San Diego

Understanding your closing costs is imperative when you’re buying a home. As with any business transaction, there are costs of doing business when buying a new home.  Your closing costs are in addition to your down payment.  This is something you should anticipate ahead of time so that you are not surprised at the closing table.
Closing costs naturally will vary from city to city, but overall this can give you a good idea of the typical closing costs to expect. Make sure you take note of these and ask your agent or lender to give you some good rough estimates before you put an offer on a house.
Closing Costs To Expect In San Diego
1.)   Home Inspection!  When you buy a house you will get a home inspection completed to confirm what you are buying is in working order. The home inspection will be performed by a licensed inspector who you will pay at the time of the inspection.  The home inspection is a very important part of the home buyin ...

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018   /   by Joe Corbisiero

3 Ways To Position Your House To Sell In San Diego

House Positioning Is Everything!

Marketing your house for sale the RIGHT WAY is all about proper positioning.  Many people do not fully understand what proper positioning is. Positioning is the term I use to refer to how we make your house appear to the general public.  It is how your home is portrayed in image, tone, and even pricing.

It’s the basis of how we market your house for sale.

Who are we trying to reach?

Who is the most ideal buyer for this property?  

To properly advertise your house for sale you need to find out the who, what, where, when, and why someone would want to buy your property.  Once we can answer all of those questions then we can begin to create the story board for your home to get it ready to take to market.  Proper positioning is what ties everything together.

Think like the big brands!

Big brands position and cater to their intended audience.   You want to market your ...

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Thursday, November 8, 2018   /   by Joe Corbisiero

How To Buy And Sell A Home At The Same Time In San Diego

Are you in the position of wanting to buy a new home, but need to sell your current home first? Then listen up, this was written for you and I hope to answer all your questions. I won't lie to you. This can be very difficult to do. If you do it wrong, you could find yourself in a place that you don't want to be......homeless! That's right, Homeless! So pay very close attention because I’m going to show you how to do this right.  If you find yourself in the position of owning a home, but you need to sell your existing home before you can close on the new one, this blog is for you!

You need to be strategic if you're planning on doing this. The smallest hiccup could have you pulling your hair out, trust me. Timing and planning in real estate are the most important components to a smooth transaction and it’s because of expertise like this that Dream Homes Team is here.

If you find yourself in this position, YOU NEED A PROFESSIONAL TO HELP YOU WIT ...

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Thursday, October 25, 2018   /   by Joe Corbisiero

8 Questions To Ask A Realtor When Buying a Home In San Diego

So you are dreaming about buying a new house, but maybe you're nervous. I wanted to give you a way to qualify your Realtor by giving you several questions you you can ask them to see if they know what they are doing.  If they can intelligently answer them, you'll know if you found the right representation.  If not, you'll know you’re dealing with a rookie!
I want to share with you 8 questions to ask a Realtor when buying a new house, but first…Congratulations!
You’ve decided to buy a new home, and hopefully you’ve done yourself a favor & decided to work with a Realtor®. Asking the right questions and sharing concerns is not only a job for you, but it is also our responsibility as professionals to know exactly what you are looking for. Lets face it, the only reason you are thinking about working with a Realtor is because when you find a good one, they will help ensure your making a wise financial investment.
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