San Diego Condos Buying Guide

Get Qualified

  • Pre-approval for a loan is one of the first steps you should take when buying a home in Downtown San Diego, so you know your purchasing power.
  • Any offer you place with a pre-approval letter will receive more serious consideration by sellers and their agents.
  • If you discover any inaccuracies in your credit score or other issues present themselves during this process, you will be able to resolve them prior to placing offers.
  • Getting pre-approval is easy. Let us connect you with RJ, our preferred lender. RJ can be reached at 619.807.0287 or emailed at [email protected]. For more information on the service he provides visit his webpage.

Find a Buyer Specialist

  • Find an agent who specializes in your desired market.
  • Inspired Buyer Specialists will assist you in receiving financing, explaining the taxes associated with home ownership, narrowing your property search to the homes best suited for your needs, seeking out unlisted opportunities, and great tools for making your property search as stress free as possible.
  • Our Buyer Specialists take great pride in their screening abilities and regularly participate in broker tours to view newly listed properties in your desired area.
  • A Buyer’s Agent will represent your interest and make sure to negotiate the best price for you new San Diego home.
  • To get started we encourage you to head to our Downtown San Diego Agent Roster.
See what some of our pasts Buyer’s have said about working with a Inspired Buyers Specialist.

Locate Properties

  • Get to know the neighborhood – Let our buyer specialists provide you with information about local services, schools, recreation, and market insights for each area you are considering.
  • Finding an excellent fit your lifestyle and needs is our ultimate goal.
  • Have you viewed our District and Development Guides for Downtown San Diego. If not then get started by visiting the “Downtown” page on our website.
  • No one knows Downtown San Diego like our team. We encourage you to visit the Downtown Condo Comparison chart to find out the best condo development for you.
  • If you are looking outside to move to other areas of San Diego, our team of experts can assist you. Our home search will help you to quickly locate the right area or school district in San Diego for you.

Submit An Offer

  • Our buyer specialists will work with you to submit an offer and discuss with the listing agent prior to identify the seller’s motivations and determine a win-win scenario for both you and the seller.
  • Based on the volume of homes we sell and our close analysis of the market, our agent will provide you with tools and a comparative breakdown of similar properties to determine the optimal price to offer.
  • You will always be kept informed of multiple offers situations and feedback from the listing agent.
  • Whether your offer is accepted, rejected, or countered, our agents are well-prepared to guide you through the steps of presenting counteroffers to negotiate the best pricing, timing, and terms of contract.

Escrow Begins

  • Both parties have accepted the contract and the escrow process begins.
  • The escrow company serves as a third-party to exchange the money for the property between the buyer and seller.
  • Laura Baty of the Neuman and Neuman Team has handled over 5,000 transactions and works exclusively for our buyers and sellers to ensure a smooth transaction.
  • A contract with contingencies will require home inspections which will be arranged by your agent.
  • This period allows for you to learn more about the property and determine if you’d like to continue with the sale or back out. Your agent will be able to assist you with receiving credits for any issues uncovered during this period or getting back your deposit if you back out for reasons associated with the contingency.
  • Your agent will work with the lender and appraiser to ensure your funding is processed in a timely manner.

Welcome home!

  • The escrow company has transferred your funds to the seller and the deed is now officially in your name.
  • Our agent will provide you with the keys to your new home and will be happy to assist in recommending moving services or vendors to help you get settled, and answer any questions you may have even after the sale.
  • The Inspired Team is always here for you!

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WHAT OUR CLIENTS HAVE TO SAY.

Bought a Single Family home in 2018 for approximately $650K in Rancho Bernardo, San Diego, CA.

Eddie was very attentive We had to go through the process twice as the first home selected had an IRS tax lien on it that the seller could not cure . For the second home he was on top of things for sure and did a good job keeping us up to date with things Read More...

zuser20140410081843655 http://www.zillow.com/profile/Gregg-Neuman/Reviews/?review=4172065 May 15, 2018

Bought a Single Family home in 2016 in Sherman Heights, San Diego, CA.

I worked with Ryan Degheri in the Newman and Newman office. Ryan was responsive and professional, however his local knowledge and insights proved to be invaluable. In the San Diego downtown market you cannot press your luck with a rookie outfit. Its ultra competitive and fast moving so you need someone with the expertise and Read More...

solarenergyvoter http://www.zillow.com/profile/Gregg-Neuman/Reviews/?review=2383636 April 27, 2016

Exceptional knowledge of the San Diego market

“Marsha was very responsive to my needs and has exceptional knowledge of the San Diego market.  I was shown only the properties that fit my criteria avoiding any waste of my time.  Marsha also negotiated on my behalf and always had my best interest in mind.  I lived out of state during the purchase and Read More...

-Buyer, 850 Beech St., San Diego, CA 92101 November 9, 2015