Kim Ward, broker and owner of Horizon Real Estate

Valuable Information for San Diego Home Buyers

   Know your household budget. Many San Diego buyers create a budget of what they would like to spend, instead, create a realistic view of what you actually do spend. You can accomplish this by using all your purchase receipts to create a budget that reflects your actual spending habits over the last several months.…

Zillow and San Diego Real Estate

Zillow and San Diego Home Value

  Zillow and San Diego Home Value   So you wake up and you are wondering what your San Diego house is worth. As a San Diego homeowner, maybe it’s time to look into getting more space, perhaps you’ve been thinking about refinancing and then you notice your neighbor has a for sale sign in…

Floor Plan App

Floor Plan App

I just found this fun floor plan app from magic-plan.com. The app is MagicPlan 2.0 and it allows you to create floor plans with an iPhone. Recently a happy San Diego homebuyer that was about to close escrow on his first home was curious about how his furniture would fit in the living room. In…

Home loan process for San Diego home buyers

San Diego Home Buyer Steps to a Successful Loan

San Diego Home Buyer Steps to a Successful Loan I have a scheduled Initial Consultation (IC) appointment with San Diego first time home buyers today. They have been introduced to my team and me by outrageously happy San Diego homeowners that were first time home buyers eight months ago! Some of the information that we…