September 30, 2016

Final Walk-Throughs With Your Home Builder

A final walk-through is your opportunity to document in writing any deficiencies in your new home with the builder prior to closing and move-in.

September 23, 2016

Escondido New Homes. New Neighborhoods Update

New Construction Homes4 New Home Communities in North Escondido Escondido is seeing a lot of new home building in the North Escondido area. East of Daley Ranch and just south of Jesmond Dene Park and the Reidy Creek Golf Course  are four new home communities that are planned, under construction or currently selling. Shea Homes [...]
August 23, 2016

Understanding Mello-Roos

Many, but not all, new home communities in California are subject to Mello-Roos taxes and the amounts will vary at each new home community.

July 6, 2016

Mission Villas and Terrace San Marcos New Townhomes

New Townhomes in San MarcosMission Villas - Mission Terrace Mission Villas and Mission Terrace has opened for sales in San Marcos, CA.  These new townhomes are a great opportunity to purchase a new construction townhome in San Marcos with an ideal location at competitive prices.  Being built by KB Home, Mission Villas and Mission Terrace [...]
June 27, 2016

San Diego Home Prices – North County Real Estate Market May 2016

MAY 2016North County San Diego Home Prices & Real Estate Market NSDCAR's May 2016 HomeDex Report provides housing statistics and real estate market activity . Below is a snapshot of the August housing report. Click on the link below to read the full report. Source: North San Diego County Association of REALTORS® HomeDex Report, powered by [...]
June 23, 2016

Single Story Homes at Hayden Ranch Vista

New Homes in VistaHayden Ranch Single Story Homes New 1 & 2 Story Homes in VistaHAYDEN RANCH Hayden Ranch in Vista offers 9 new one and two story homes.  These new homes in Vista range in size from 2,015 to 3,713 sq. ft. with 4 bedrooms and 3 to 4½ bathrooms. 2 to 4 car [...]
June 22, 2016

Single Story Homes at Quintessa in Vista

New Homes in VistaSingle Story Homes Quintessa, the new home community in northeast Vista is on the final push to open model homes this summer.  These new homes in Vista will all be single story homes which are much needed in North County San Diego.  Quintessa. By Miratage Homes are being built north of Highway [...]
June 22, 2016

The First Step to Home Shopping – Get Pre-Qualified

Take the Guess Work Out of Your Home Search – Get Pre-Qualified First There are unlimited sources to search for homes online and it’s a great way to get a feel for the types of homes and prices for any community. All the data for listings come virtually from the same source. You may spend […]

June 21, 2016

Robertson Ranch in Carlsbad Selling Fast

New Homes in CarlsbadRobertson Ranch Moving Fast Robertson Ranch in Carlsbad is in full production of the new homes being built by Toll Brothers.  After a few years of moving dirt and building the infrastructure all four of the new home communities are selling.  As I stated in an earlier post that "these homes will [...]
June 7, 2016

2 Encinitas New Home Communities Coming Soon

New Homes in EncinitasONE OAK & ENCINITAS ENCLAVE Two new single family home communities are scheduled to open this year (2016) in Encinitas and Olivenhain. 19 new single family homes are planned in Encinitas at Encinitas Enclave.  This new home community which is scheduled to start sales in 2016 will feature one and two story homes [...]
May 30, 2016

Challenges of Buying a New Construction Home Today

Buying New Homes in San Diego County It’s been a challenging time to buy a home in the San Diego area for the past 6 months and where it used to be that you would show up at a new home community and have your pick of homes at competitive prices and builder incentives, times […]

May 26, 2016

Energy Efficient Homes Selling for More

Study finds that energy-efficient homes often command higher prices. By Kenneth R. Harney, The Washington Post It has been a controversial question in the home real estate market for years: Is there extra green when you buy green? Do houses with lots of energy-saving and sustainability features sell for more than houses without them? If […]

May 25, 2016

Should You Buy the Model Home?

If you are someone that likes the idea of not having to select all the upgrades and finishes yourself and love the designs, then a model home is right for you. It may not be as easy as it sounds……

May 2, 2016

The Sales Process Part 2 – Selecting The Floor Plan

Part Two.  The New Home Sales Process – Selecting the Floor Plan. Now that you have been qualified by the new homes sales professional and you have shown interest in a particular floor plan, they will take the next step to totally engage you in that plan to commit you to taking the next step, […]