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Carmel Valley Townhouse, San Diego Townhomes For Sale, San Diego Condo Realtor

Don’t Hire a Realtor to Help You Buy a Home With an HOA Until You Read This

If you’re buying a home which is subject to an HOA, your investigation into the HOA is one of the most important elements of your buyer due diligence. HOAs have a lot of power over your ownership of your property—they can regulate your the and design of your home, charge you directly for the cost of maintenance to the complex (on top of your normal monthly dues), and they can foreclose on you and literally take your home away if you don’t pay those fees levied by the HOA.

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How to Buy a Home in California, Homes for Sale in San Diego, Making Offers

How to Buy a Home in California, Part VII: Shopping For Homes and Making Offers

We've covered most of the basics so far in our multi-part blog series on How to Buy a Home in California. By now, you know what your loan options are, how much you're going to owe each month at different price points, and you have a stellar agent advising you. You're finally ready for the fun part—shopping for homes! In this post we'll be talking about what to consider when you're evaluating homes, how to know what to offer, and what comes next. If you want to browse through the topics in this series, please use our handy Table of Contents.

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How to Buy a Home in California, Part III: The Residential Purchase Agreement (“RPA”) and As-Is Sales

In the last installment of our blog series on How to Buy a Home in California, we talked about some of the basics—how the MLS works, and what is fair market value. In this post we'll be going over basics about the standard home purchase contract in California, so you'll have a general idea of what you're getting into. We'll of course be going into more detail on this contract when we talk about writing offers and getting through escrow. If you want to browse through the topics in this series, please use our handy Table of Contents

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San Diego Home Buyers, What Is the San Diego MLS, What is Fair Market Value

How to Buy a Home In California, Part II: Basics—What is the MLS and What is Fair Market Value?

In the last installment of our blog series on How to Buy a Home in California, we talked about some of the preliminary steps you need to take when thinking of buying a home. In this post we'll be going over some of the basics—how the MLS works, and what is fair market value. If you want to browse through the topics in this series, use our handy Table of Contents

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