To Our Windermere Family: As a real estate company – we find joy in helping people move their lives forward. Every day we ask ourselves, “how can we help our agents in staying connected to their clients and their dreams?” While recent events might put our lives on hold, we know that your dreams aren’t…

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  Thank you to our unseen heroes. During this time we wish you health and safety as we get through this together.

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Windermere Homes & Estates, one of the leading Real Estate companies in San Diego County, has consistently hired some of the best and brightest in the industry. Windermere Homes & Estates names Assistant Head Broker, Nancy Layne, and announces key leadership promotions.   Nancy Layne, a longtime member of Windermere Homes & Estates’ Risk Management…

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Dan Larson brings decades of executive level sales and marketing experience to his real estate clients.  “From international airlines, luxury resorts then real estate, I have been selling one thing or another my entire business life.” A San Diego resident since 1980, Dan’s established deep roots in the region.  Prior to obtaining a real estate…

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Negotiation is a subtle art in real estate, but skilled negotiators can usually find some common ground that satisfies all parties. On the other hand, using the wrong negotiation tactics can sink a deal pretty quickly. Here are some negotiation tactics buyers (and real estate professionals) should avoid: Lowball offers: Going far below market value…

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It’s easy to get sucked into looking at home listing after home listing online. Stunningly filtered photos of manicured lawns, sharp-looking kitchens,giant bedrooms. Although this is a great place to begin, it’s important to keep in mind that all may not be as it seems.   Here are our top tips to avoid getting duped…

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Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned veteran, the negotiation part of the transaction can be a little daunting and stressful. However, it is necessary to ensure you are getting the best possible deal for your money. So, what should you negotiate when buying a home?   Closing costs. Your closing costs are…

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Refinancing your mortgage is something most homeowners consider at least once throughout the lifespan of their home loan. It allows you to pay off your previous loan by applying for a new one that has better financial advantages. While there are many good reasons to refinance, here are five common ones.   Scoring a lower…

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A recent survey from the National Association of Realtors® revealed that 77 percent of buyers’ agents said staging a home makes it easier for potential buyers to visual it as their own. That’s why here at Breakthrough Broker, we believe staging is not to be overlooked! Here are our top tips.   Dress up your…

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Whether you are a first-time home buyer or a seasoned veteran, the negotiation part of the transaction can be a little daunting and stressful. However, it is necessary to ensure you are getting the best possible deal for your money. So, what should you negotiate when buying a home? Closing costs. Your closing costs are…

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