July 10th, 2020 at 11:00 am


Are you interested in buying a new-construction home or are you more attracted to a “fixer upper?” Purchasing an older or existing home is ultimately a personal preference and a decision that should be made when armed with all the right information. Older homes have many benefits that you won’t find in newer homes, such as undeniable charm, desirable locations, and affordability, while new-construction homes can have the added benefits of newer materials and energy efficiency.

Still on the fence? Your best bet is to not rush into making your decision. Do as much research as you can on the property, plus potential benefits and downsides, and enlist the help of a real estate expert who can help you see past the surface.

Below, we put together a quick guide and five tips to help you navigate the process of buying an older home so you can be as prepared as possible.


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July 1st, 2020 at 11:00 am


There’s nothing quite like building your dream home. Building your own home means getting exactly what you want, at least within budget limits. Plus, you don’t have to worry about what might be lurking under the surface because you’re starting fresh with a clean slate, at least in theory.  (more…)

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May 20th, 2020 at 2:00 pm


Jewell Buenavista’s inspiring mission to empower seniors has taken off in the COVID-19 era.

Her popular and informative “Let’s Talk Seniors” lecture series has transitioned from twice-monthly, in-person expert-panel discussions to weekly Zoom sessions-with attendance nearly doubling each week.


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May 15th, 2020 at 11:00 am


As an essential business, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties is committed to the safety of our agents, clients, and staff. Our legal team, managers, and agents are meticulously reviewing any updated rules or changes as they are released. Each week, panels, emails, and webinars are employed companywide to address changes, share best practices, and offer support.

Even during these uncertain times we all have one common goal: to safely help our clients with their home buying and selling needs.  (more…)

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March 13th, 2020 at 11:00 am


Life in La Jolla is like a vacation postcard come to life, complete with palm trees, ocean waves, and seagulls gliding overhead. The visually-appealing landscape is the backdrop for a thriving community of young professionals, growing families, and native retirees.  (more…)

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