Buying

Sept. 19, 2017

San Diego Luxury Rent vs. Buy Report

By Jennifer Riner, Trulia

 

The question of whether to buy or rent your next home is a convoluted one. Clearly there are hurdles to homeownership, notably saving up for a down payment and getting your credit in order. However, the benefits are usually well worth the time and effort ...

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Posted in Buying, Investments, Selling
Feb. 15, 2017

Through The Years – Coronado Real Estate Then & Now

Having spent decades living and working in Coronado, we at Del Coronado Realty enjoy an all-access pass to the island’s evolution from remote enclave to mainstream destination. Just how far has Coronado come over the years? Let’s take a glance.

 

Coronado Then

Prior to the construction of the San ...

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Posted in Buying, Island Life, Selling
Feb. 15, 2017

What Military Families Need to Know About VA Home Loans

Veterans and active military personnel receive well-deserved financial benefits for their service. While most are aware of their Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits, many do not take full advantage of VA mortgages, commonly known as VA home loans. Having helped countless military families find beautiful homes here in Coronado, Del Coronado ...

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Feb. 7, 2017

Mortgage Rates Are Up – What Coronado Buyers and Sellers Need to Know

With mortgage rates rising since the election, homebuyers and sellers are asking what the rate hike means for them. Del Coronado Realty, a
boutique real estate brokerage in Coronado, Calif., sat down with a local Mortgage Banker and Branch Manager from CMG Mortgage in Coronado for a brief Q&A session ...

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Posted in Buying, Selling
Jan. 31, 2017

Why Buyers Shouldn't Wait Til Spring to Get Serious

NerdWallet: January, February prime months to purchase a home

Research using realtor.com data indicates that buyers would be wise to find a deal now

  • Ready to become a homeowner? Nerdwallet and Realtor.com Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke say January and February are the best months to purchase ...
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Nov. 4, 2016

5 Reasons Coronado is the Best Place to Buy a Vacation Home

From coast to coast and border to border, America boasts fantastic places to get away and enjoy life. Each is unique and inspiring in its own ways. However, few can stack up to the many allures of Coronado.

 Okay, so we’re a little biased. But just because we live ...

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Posted in Buying, Island Life
Sept. 28, 2016

7 Things We Can Tell You About Coronado's Schools


You want the best education for your children. That’s why great schools are at the top of your list of priorities when buying a new home.

Coronado’s renowned school system attracts parents, and even youngsters themselves, from near and far. With decades of combined experience living, working, and parenting in ...

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Sept. 22, 2016

Love Coronado? 4 Simple Strategies to Make it Your Home

If you’ve fallen in love with Coronado, you’re not alone. Our island paradise attracts visitors from around the world, many of whom turn their short stay into a long-term vision.

It may be known primarily as a vacation destination, but roughly 25,000 people call Coronado home. Want to become ...

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Aug. 30, 2016

Finding Your Dream Vacation Home in Coronado

Whether you’re making your first visit to Coronado or have frequented our island paradise for decades, you might find yourself wishing you could stay longer.

 Between its pristine beach, beautiful bay views, welcoming small-town atmosphere, and near flawless weather, Coronado is indeed one of America’s most beloved vacation destinations. Want ...

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March 30, 2016

Can You Afford a Home in Coronado? You Might be Surprised

Coronado is one of the most beautiful places to live in the entire U.S. The world-class beach, the panoramic view of Downtown San Diego, the seaside village quaintness, the top-rated schools—only multi-millionaires can afford to live here, right?

While most homeowners view Coronado as an “I wish I could ...

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Posted in Buying, Island Life