Lake Elsinore Real Estate Blog

  • VA Loans Explained

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    Homebuyers have many choices when it comes to home loans. It can be tough to determine which one is right for you. But if you’re a veteran, then a VA loan may be just the ticket. Although the process of applying and qualifying for a VA loan may s...

  • Avoid a Renovation Nightmare

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    Are home renovations in your future? Whether you’ve just bought a house or are considering putting yours on the market, chances are you’ll need to make some repairs or updates soon. Without proper planning, your project could quickly derail and...

  • Halloween & Home Insurance

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    Although it’s fun to be scared on Halloween, it’s not so fun if something legitimately scary happens at your home. Halloween is the number one day for property crime in the United States. Is your homeowners insurance ready? Here’s a look at s...

  • Staying Safe When Selling Your Home

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    As a seller, you spend quite a bit of time preparing your home for the market. From decluttering and depersonalizing to making repairs and upgrades, you have plenty to do. But don’t forget to stay vigilant once you begin showing your home to potent...

  • Earnest Money FAQs

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    When you’re buying a home, you may come across terms that are unfamiliar. One of those terms may be “earnest money.” Exactly what is earnest money, and how does it help you buy a home? In order to save you some time and frustration, here are ...

  • Tips for a Safe Halloween

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    Witches and goblins and ghosts, oh my! It’s almost time to hit the store and stock up on candy and treats for the neighborhood kids. Halloween trick-or-treating is one of the most exciting nights of the year for kids (and even some adults). And whi...

  • What All First-Time Homebuyers Should Know

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    We’re heading into one of the busiest seasons in real estate. If you’re gearing up to buy your first home, you may have some competition out there. Spring and summer tend to dominate the housing market and see the most activity. When you’re buy...

  • Selling a Home With a Pool

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    If you’re selling a home with a pool, then you may be wondering whether it will help – or hurt – your home sale. Well, we have some good news for you! According to the National Association of Realtors, having an in-ground pool can increase your...

  • Why Was Your Offer Rejected?

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    You’ve been searching for a new home for weeks, and you finally found “the one.” You submit an offer and start to daydream about life in your new home. Unfortunately, you get a reply back from your agent saying your offer has been rejected. T...

  • The Dangers of Overpricing Your Home

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    The most common issue that most home sellers confront is determining exactly how much their home is worth. If you’re selling your home, then you know that many factors contribute to the pricing. While it can be tempting to price your home on the hi...