Real Estate 101

Real estate topics explained for buying a home and selling a home, first time home buyers, listing your home, working with an agent, contingencies, and real estate tips.

Video of Kira Brown Explaining the 2 Common Myths When Buying A Home

Are These 2 Myths Holding You Back?

Two myths that are holding back home buyers. Buying a home is a huge commitment and one which should be considered carefully before undertaking. Not only are you committing to years of the mortgage, but you are also putting down roots in a community for some period of time. As more and more millennials consider […]

Video of Kira Brown Giving a Real Estate Market Update in San Clemente, CA for July

Market Update – July

San Clemente’s real estate stats from July 1st to July 31st, 2020: All of San Clemente: 127 new properties listed 237 active listings 109 homes sold average days on market were 17 average sales price of $1.13 million Southeast: 12 new properties listed 15 active 10 homes sold average days on market were 52 average […]

Video of Kira Brown Giving a Real Estate Market Update in San Clemente, CA for June

Market Update – June

San Clemente’s real estate stats from June 1st to June 30th, 2020: All of San Clemente: 103 new properties listed 288 active listings 94 homes sold average days on market were 55 average sales price of $1.2 million Southeast: 6 new properties listed 15 active 7 homes sold average days on market were 88 average […]

Video of Kira Brown Explaining if One Should Save for Their Dream Home or Buy a Starter Home

Dream Home or Starter Home?!

Should you buy a starter home or keep saving for your dream home? Buying a home is exciting. Most people have visualized their dream home with a large, inviting kitchen, multiple bedrooms for family and guests, and perhaps even a backyard with a built-in barbecue, pool, and fireplace. Yet this dream is often out of […]

Video of Kira Brown Sharing Tips for Buying and Selling at the Same Time

Tips For Buying and Selling At The Same Time

Buying or selling a home can be extremely stressful. It can be even more overwhelming if one is trying to do both at the same time. The good news is is that this happens all the time, and by following a few simple tips, both buying and selling can be a seamless process. The good […]

Video of Kira Brown Reminding You To Put Your Tax Refund Towards Home Ownership

Put Your Tax Refund Towards Home Ownership

Saving money each month towards a long-term goal is increasingly difficult for most people. Even committed savers can get thrown off track when unexpected problems or opportunities arise. It can be difficult to envision how $200 a month can add up to a new home. The dream of home ownership continues to get pushed back […]

Video of Kira Brown Explaining that Getting Pre-Listing Appraisal is a Waste of Time and Money

Should You Get A Pre-Listing Appraisal?

Should you get an appraisal before listing your home for sale? The most important thing on every seller’s mind is the listing price. No one wants to leave money on the table by pricing a home too low. At the same time, pricing the home too high will also likely result in lost dollars, either […]

Meet Kira

Hi! I love being a realtor and I love San Clemente. I love everything about this town and that is what made me become a realtor. So I can help people like you find their dream home, where-ever that may be! I would love the opportunity to work with you on your real estate needs!

  • – Kira Brown, Real Estate By The Sea
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