Rent vs. Buy in San Diego – Things to Consider

Should you rent or should you buy? The most common question when planning a move or settling down. There are many advantages and disadvantages to both buying and renting. However, it depends on your situation and the market for the city where you want to live in. In this case, we’ll focus on rent vs. buy in San Diego. So, let’s explore the pros and cons so you can weigh your options and make the best decision possible. 

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Most Popular San Diego Neighborhoods for Dog Owners 

San Diego is the second biggest city in California with over 3.3 million people and there’s a lot to love in “America’s Finest City”. But did you know that San Diego Humane Society estimates there are more than 500,000 dogs in the county? The city that is best known for beaches and weather may be most loved for the culture of animal love. The San Diego Padres’ stadium is even named Petco Park!

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Is it better to invest in Real Estate or Stocks in 2020?

With Coronavirus in the news and stocks taking a beating in March, many people are wondering what to do with their money. Should you invest in real estate, stocks, or some other asset? Or should you hold onto your cash?

Will quarantine’s economic impact create new opportunities for investing?

In this article we compare stocks and real estate as investment vehicles.

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How to buy land in San Diego and build a home.

I recently had a client ask me to help them find out how they could get into the San Diego real estate market on a tight budget. The client has a lot of toys and two dogs, so he wanted some land. He loves to surf and enjoys the beach, but coastal zip codes were too expensive for the amount of space he wanted. The options within his price range were to buy land inland or a condo closer to the water. He decided to buy an undeveloped piece of land in Ramona, which is in East San Diego County.

In this post we will go over the process to buy land in San Diego, and how to eventually get a home on it.

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After purchasing your first house, what should be the first things done that most people might not know about?

So you got your offer accepted by the Seller, conducted inspections, negotiated repairs, and finally closed on your new home. Congrats! What do you do next? You probably want to call or text your family, scream and shout, but what are the most productive next steps after buying a home?

Sure, moving in and getting everything organized are the most logical next steps, but what are some things you might not be thinking of?

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