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How Technology Is Affecting Real Estate Industry

If you’re reading this post, you’re probably an avid user of technology. Real estate is one of the most thriving businesses in the country today. Part of its improvement and progression has stemmed from the development of technology. Whether you’re comfortable adapting or not, technology is constantly advancing forcing us all to conform. While Millennials are more eager to learn, …

Canter Lends a Home of Our Own to San Diego Fire Department

    Today the San Diego Fire Department conducted firefighting training on a Canter development property in San Diego’s North Park district just before we break ground on Elevon Lofts, a 10-unit urban infill development project designed to accommodate the growing rental population in metro San Diego. This isn’t the first time Canter has offered a demolition property to the Fire-Rescue Department …

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What You Need to Know About Inheriting Property

Over the next 4 decades, Baby Boomers will inherit $27 trillion in wealth, with a big portion of that trillion coming from family real estate. Yes, that’s TRILLION with a T! Would you know what to do if you suddenly inherited property? Circumstances surrounding your inheritance may not be ideal, but it definitely helps to be prepared. Now that the …

Should You Pay Off Your Home Before You Retire?

Before you make any extra mortgage payments, consider some factors. Should you own your home free and clear before you retire? At first glance, the answer would seem to be “absolutely, if at all possible.” Retiring with less debt … isn’t that a good thing? Why not make a few extra mortgage payments to get the job done? In reality, …

The Road to Refinancing

5 Steps to Refinancing Your Mortgage  Is it time to refi? Download the Road to Refinancing Guide  Refinancing a mortgage means paying off an existing loan and replacing it with a new one. There are many common reasons why homeowners choose to refinance: The opportunity to obtain a lower interest rate The chance to shorten the term of their mortgage …

House Hunting APPropriately

If you’re currently engaged in the home buying process, and granted your phone has the storage space, download these apps to navigate through this experience with convenience and ease! We’ve compiled a list of 20 beneficial apps for your smart phone, no matter what your role (agent, buyer, seller, renter) is in this transaction. Now charge your phone and put …

What to expect during escrow

What to expect during escrow Your guide to escrow success! Congrats, you’ve made it to the finish line of the home-buying process! The buyer, seller, and any other necessary parties have come to a settlement. You’re officially in escrow – but now what? You should know that escrow doesn’t happen overnight, this typically takes 30-60 days to complete. Be sure …

How To Make Your Move As Effortless As Possible

How To Make Your Move As Effortless As Possible The act of relocating can entail numerous moving parts (literally) and an extended checklist. In hopes of alleviating some of your stress leading up to moving day, we have prepared this simple guide to get you ready two months out! Tackling small issues in a timely manner will keep you on …

You Sold Your Home and Made a Huge Profit…Now What?

You did it, the hard part is over. After all of the open houses, home repairs and negotiations you have finally sold your home, congratulations! Unfortunately the work doesn’t stop now that escrow has closed. Keeping in touch with those closest to you, performing some due diligence and exercising strategic wealth management throughout the post-sale process can save you time …