Kim has been actively involved with real estate for 17 years. As far back as 1989, Kim and her husband, Dave, began purchasing and renovating residential property. They did this while working full time and raising four children. From these experiences Kim learned valuable critical thinking skills, successful multi-tasking, and how to nurture relationships. Their children have grown into independent, well-adjusted young adults, so those skills seem to have paid off.

San Diego Real Estate Reality

What is happening with San Diego Housing? … San Diego Real Estate Reality   Although San Diego real estate has experienced a significant rebound in the last half of 2012, inventory is at historic lows, demand for San Diego houses is increasing and that causes the prices to increase. At a meeting in December, 2012…

What is the Purpose of a Title Company?

  What is the Purpose of a Title Company?   A Title company is usually involved in a San Diego real estate transaction. The Title Company is hired to make certain there are no hidden or unknown problems when transferring ownership of a San Diego property. What are the steps that they take? Complete a…

What Do Title and Escrow Companies Do?

What Do Title and Escrow Companies Do?

  What Do Title and Escrow Companies Do?     Once a San Diego buyer and sell come to an agreement, paperwork becomes the driving force that moves the process along. When the purchase of a San Diego home involves a bank or lender to partially finance the purchase, the title and escrow companies coordinate…

Reframe Thinking to Boost Problem Solving

Reframe Thinking to Boost Problem Solving

  Reframe thinking to boost problem solving   Need to think outside the box to solve a problem? Try one of these strategies to stretch your thinking: • Take the opposite approach. Imagine how an organization completely unlike yours would approach the situation. If you work for a Fortune 100 corporation, for instance, explore what…

What can be the first step when dealing with real estate in a probate or trust?

Step 1: Real Estate in Probate or Trust

  What can be the first step when dealing with real estate in a probate or trust?   Step 1: Real Estate in Probate or Trust: Simply contact me, Kim Ward, at 619-741-0111. I am Horizon Real Estate’s Probate and Trust Specialist. My team and I can provide you a list of professional attorneys who…