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NON REFUNDABLE DEPOSITS

In California, “nonrefundable” does not always mean “nonrefundable,” especially when it comes to a Buyer’s earnest money deposit. The following is a synopsis of California law and contract negotiation strategy when it comes to add...

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FSBO facts (or fiction) . . .

Some sellers have a misconception that they will put more money in their pocket by selling their home without using an agent and avoiding sales commissions. We affectionately call these types of sales, where the owner does not use an agent, a ...

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Prop 60/90

If you are 55 years or older and are considering taking the big step of moving into a new home in California, whether to downsize or maybe to explore a new community, Propositions 60 and 90 can make that move easier on your pocket book. Propos...

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5 Steps To Buying A Home In San Diego

GET APPROVED FOR A LOAN Before you start looking for a home, you must have your financing in place. Knowing your buying power makes all the difference. At Palisade Realty, we can help you get qualified with lender whom we trust or with an...

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A Guide For First Time Home Buyers

In this guide for first time home buyers, we try to explain the process of a home purchase. Being a first time home buyer can feel overwhelming. There are so many questions that come up. Step One. The first step for any buyer is to fi...

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Transferring The Property Tax Base In California

Are you or your spouse over 55 years old? Did you know that Propositions 60 and 90 allow a qualified person age 55 or older to sell their principal residence and purchase or build a replacement home without any increase in taxes? There are some...

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Our Five Step Approach To Buying A Home In San Diego

In our five step approach to buying a home in San Diego, we outline a basic step by step process on how to successfully bid for a home in San Diego. The list is by no means exhaustive, but it does give you a really good idea on how to appro...

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Short Sales

The short sale market has become a dominate fixture in today’s San Diego real estate market presenting home buyers and investors an opportunity to obtain property below market value – if you know how to avoid the obstacles in dealing wi...

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Military Home Buyers

Welcome, Military Members And Families! We first want to say, “Thank You” for all the sacrifices that you have endured to protect us and we are proud you are a part of our San Diego community. Military VA loans are very attractive and ha...

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Prepare For El Niño: Here Is How

With so much talk about the El Niño weather system and its potentially devastating effects, being prepared to deal with the onslaught of rain and wind is a necessity. I was reading through some preparedness articles and I found the one from th...

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