5 Steps To Homeownership

5 Steps To Homeownership

From SDAR and SDCCU Prior to buying a home, you should always consider several factors such as; Do I have stable income? Will I have the patience, time and resources to maintain a home? What is my monthly debt payments compared to my income? Do I have a reasonable...
Decorating A Contemporary Dining Room

Decorating A Contemporary Dining Room

Home décor stores provide numerous options for decorating walls and horizontal surfaces, but buying ready-made works of art is not necessary when decorating a dining room or any space in the home. It is possible to come up with budget decorating ideas that look...
New Homeowner? 6 Must-Dos

New Homeowner? 6 Must-Dos

As a new homeowner there’s a litany of things on your mind – and on your to-do list.  Be sure to do these 5 things first because they’ll save you time, money, and headaches later: 1. Change The Locks Who else has keys?  Maybe the previous...
Top 7 Pro Painting Tips

Top 7 Pro Painting Tips

You can do it yourself!  And just because you do it yourself doesn’t mean anyone needs to know you didn’t hire a professional!  Here are some pro tips sure to make your next project fun, easy and looking PRO! 1. Use Fabric Softener to Keep Bristles Soft...
Painting 101

Painting 101

Painting has been one of the most popular do-it-yourself projects for ages. While many homeowners are quick to tackle the project themselves, hiring a pro is the best option to ensure professional results. When should you do it yourself (DIY), and when should you hire...
Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

It’s true – we all spend most of our time outdoors with the amazing weather we have in San Diego.  Before I moved here a friend warned, “There’s one thing I don’t like about San Diego.  I’m so busy doing stuff outside I never have...