Carlos Elizondo's Blog

Posted on 01/24/2021
What Is the True Cost of Selling a Home?
Image by Steve Buissinne from Pixabay All home sellers understand that there are some costs to selling a home, but not everyone realizes what they're expected to pay for (and how much the total will be). We'll look at the most common expenses and how they might affect your budget. Real Estate Agent Fees This is probably the...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
Should You Request a House Showing?
Requesting a home showing usually is a great idea if you find a residence you may want to buy. In addition, there are many things you can do to get the most out of any house showing, at any time. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you attend a home showing and determine if a...
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Posted on 01/15/2021
Another Property Sold - 2347 Arbor View St, Chula Vista, CA 91915
Lovely 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom, 2 story home in the community of Winding Walk in Chula Vista! Enjoy an arched entry to the spacious floor plan with wood flooring, serene ceiling fans, and an inviting fireplace. The kitchen opens to the main living area and offers a breakfast nook, center island, tile countertops, and tile flooring. The primary bedroom features ample closet space, dual sinks in the primary bathroom, a separate soaking tub, and a walk-in shower. 2 car garage and low HOA Please include RPA, current POF, & lender prequal letter/approval (PDF only) Seller's choice of services, Home Inspection Contingency to be 10 days or...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Should You Buy or Build?
Image by Paul Brennan from Pixabay Now that you decided to move into a luxury home, you need to determine whether you are going to build one or buy a luxury home that already exists. There are pros and cons to both sides of the coin. Also, in most cases, building is going to be more expensive. Still,...
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Posted on 01/06/2021
Another Property Sold - 7265 Mount Vernon Street, Lemon Grove, CA 91945
This hidden gem is only .9 miles from the 94 fwy. The landscaped circular driveway leads to a 2194 sf STAYCATION home! One side of the driveway has a carport and an additional detached garage. The other side of the property has enough room to park an RV. There is enough off street parking for 13 cars! In 2004, the home was remodeled with upgraded plumbing, electrical and full insulation inside and out. This lovingly cared for home features recessed lighting & surround sound. The living room has custom built shelving. There are gorgeous hardwood floors throughout. The kitchen & bathroom counters are all granite, all cabinets are...
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Posted on 01/06/2021
Another Property Sold - 1359 Caliente Loop, Chula Vista, CA 91910
Seller's will entertain offers between $665,000-$695,000. This home is a must see! Located on a quiet loop street walking distance to, elementary, middle school, high school, Community College and family friendly park with tennis courts. Beautiful 2 story home with open floor plan that features 4 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. Home has a "bonus room" a loft that can be converted into a 5th bedroom. Newer roof 5 years old. Equipment: Dryer,Garage Door Opener, Washer Other Fees: 0 Sewer: Sewer Connected Topography:...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Things You Need to Consider Before You Attend a House Showing
You know you want to pursue a home, and as such, likely plan to attend lots of house showings in the near future. Before you check out a residence in-person, however, it generally is a good idea to prepare as much as possible. That way, you can use a home showing to learn about a residence, evaluate a house's...
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Posted on 01/01/2021
Another Property Sold - 5878 Estelle St, San Diego, CA 92115
This home is beyond turn key, the owner has invested about 100k in modifications to convert this home into a true dream home. No expenses where spared when this home was redesigned. potential ADU in the back with electrical and water hook ups ready to go. The following items have been upgraded: cabinets, counter tops, flooring, appliances, new driveway slabs, exterior and interior paint, new plumbing and electrical, light fixtures, French doors, New hvac and a/c, new tuff shed, new insulation, new pergola, New hand crafted deck with costume BBQ grill , new exterior island, new tankless heater, new home insulation, costume landscaping front...
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Posted on 12/31/2020
Another Property Sold - 767 Thayer Dr, Spring Valley, CA 91977
Remodeled in 2017 this 3 bedroom charmer on a quiet street has a great view. Kitchen remodeled w/ custom granite counters & stainless steel appliances. Dual pane vinyl windows, new electrical panel, vinyl flooring, new driveway, new air conditioning & heating. New main sewer line & yard drain lines! Spacious living room w/ lots of light. Recessed lights & ceiling fans. Garage w/ direct access, cvd patio & huge rear yard. High quality carpet in bedrooms w/ ceiling fans and custom window treatments. Other Fees: 0 Sewer: Sewer Connected Topography:...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
Tips on Why Recording Fees are Included in a Real Estate Sale
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay There are a variety of different terms that you must become familiar with as you purchase a new home. You have to pay an application fee, underwriting fees, titles fees and more. But one that seems to leave many buyers scratching their heads is the recording fee. A recording fee is a...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
Affordable Ways to Boost Your Home's Security
Photo by PhotoMIX Ltd. via Pexels Worried about package theft, break-ins and other crime? Even if you have a home security system, there are still steps you can take to make your home less appealing to thieves and criminals. From installing some high tech (but surprisingly affordable) gadgets to caring for your home’s exterior, you can help make...
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Posted on 12/16/2020
Another Property Sold - 29592 Glenneyre Way, Menifee, CA 92584
Welcome to this Immaculate and Gorgeous 2-story home located in the Gated Community of The Lakes in Menifee! Upon entry you are greeted by a Large Open Bright and Airy Living space. The Family room is warm and inviting with lots of windows, Natural light and High ceilings. As you make your way towards the Giant Kitchen Island with plenty of seating, Gorgeous kitchen has tons of Counter space and Cabinets, Island sink, and plenty of space to Entertain and enjoy Family. Downstairs also features One Bedroom and a Full Bathroom. You also have direct access from the 3 Car Tandem Garage. Upstairs you will find the Master Bedroom with a Gorgeous...
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