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New Homes in San Diego Will Have Solar Power

All New Homes in California to Have Solar by 2020 California has become the first state to require that all new construction homes be built with solar power equipment. Effective in 2020, single family homes, townhomes and condo buildings up to three stories will have to include solar. While this is a great measure to [...]

The Most Common Upgrades for Your New Home

2019 New Home Upgrade Revisions Whole House LED lighting.  Many builders are already including whole house LED lighting in their base packages. For others it is an upgrade that is well worth it over time due to the savings on electrical use. Solar Panels. With the new laws in California requiring that all new homes [...]

Buying Ranch Style Homes In North County San Diego

Is a Ranch Style Home Right for You? If you are considering buying ranch style homes, It really comes down to personal taste and your needs whether a ranch style or two story home is right for you. Here are some thoughts you should consider when looking for a new home in North County San […]

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.

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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……

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, […]

Research the North County San Diego Home Builder

What You Need To Know About Your North County San Diego Home Builder. Word spreads rapidly through a community about the experiences buyers have had with a builder. It doesn’t matter if the builder is big or small, national or local. You need to research how the builder is performing in the community you’re a […]