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 Gian, our preferred lender. Gian can be reached at 619.573.5778 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.
  • Neuman & Neuman 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 Neuman & Neuman 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 Neuman and Neuman Team is always here for you!

More Questions? Contact our team to get started.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS HAVE TO SAY.

Bought a Single Family home in 2016 in North Park, San Diego, CA.

Ryan Degheri helped us buy our first home in the North Park area. Being that we were first time home buyers, we had high expectations and Ryan was super patient showing us close to 30 homes in this competitive market. He got to know us and our taste and preferences and found us our dream Read More...

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Bought a Condo home in 2017 in Mission Valley East, San Diego, CA.

I met Art through my sister he helped her by a house in 2012 Escala Community, told him what I was looking for when I planned to move to San Diego and he started sending a daily email. Once I moved to San Diego and got settle I gave him a call and he was Read More...

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Bought a Condo home in 2017 in Marina, San Diego, CA.

We have used Art Lewis for the purchase of several condos in downtown San Diego. He is extremely consciencous, professional and very easy and nice to work with. He is honest and friendly and we would use him again in a heartbeat. So nice to have someone to trust and that you enjoy working with. Read More...

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