Smart Home Buyer Workshop Webinar

Seize the opportunity to secure financial stability - taking your first steps toward owning a home will provide lasting value to you and those close to you.

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Carl Spiteri and his team developed this home buyer workshop course with the first time home buyer in mind.

The home buying process is a very dynamic transaction with many moving parts. It’s important for the home buyer to understand what goes into their offer moving forward to land their dream home or investment property.

In this webinar you will;
  • Feel reassured that it’s still possible to buy or sell a home.
  • Know that you’re making a smart decision, no matter what the headlines say.
  • Equip yourself with the right knowledge to make sound decisions.
    Feel confident in your investment choices.
  • You will be able to rest easy knowing that your home is a good investment.

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Carl Spiteri

I love to help people buy, refinance or get an equity line. As a mortgage planner and branch manager at Benchmark in San Diego, I bring more than 20 years of experience to my role as an adviser who identifies smart mortgage solutions customized for a person or couple’s financial situation. Over the years, I’ve helped thousands of people meet their overall financial objectives. I co-authored the book “Borrow Smart, Retire Rich.” 

What sets me apart from other mortgage bankers?
> Going the extra mile is a given.
> I use a tried and proven discovery process to learn about one’s financial circumstances, past, present and future. It helps me guide you into the best fit lending product i.e. buying a second home, what are your financial plans for it — investment or retirement? 
> My client-centric focus is the reason 90% of our business is repeat or referrals.
> Access to quality financing — whether a purchase loan, a refinance for lower rate, debt consolidation or cash-out for college or investment purposes.

To summarize, I strongly believe that financial literacy paves the way to financial success. I show people all of the financial options available — from the garden variety to unique out-of-the box choices. I figure out what makes dollars and sense and strive to explain it to them in the simplest and clearest terms.

Read some articles Carl has written.

Mastering Liabilities: The Key To Financial Security

Managing your liabilities is an essential part of financial planning, and it can have a significant impact on your overall financial well-being. Liabilities are debts or obligations that you owe to someone else, such as loans, credit card balances, mortgages, or any other financial obligation. Assets, on the other hand, are resources or things that you own that have value and can be used to generate income. Examples of assets include real estate, stocks, bonds, cash, and other investments. To increase your assets, you must first manage your liabilities. Here’s how managing your liabilities can help you increase your assets:

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Four keys to a Happy Retirement

Retirement can be a fulfilling and satisfying phase of life if you plan it well. Here are four keys to a happy retirement: Financial stability is essential for a happy retirement because it allows you to maintain your desired lifestyle without the stress of financial worries. You saved and invested wisely during your working years and paid down or paid off your home.  It’s important to have a realistic budget that considers your retirement income and expenses. You may need to adjust your spending habits to ensure that you can afford to live the lifestyle you desire. Be sure to

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Retirement Budgeting: The Start of Creating a Financial Plan

Retirement budgeting is the process of creating a financial plan that takes into account your expenses and sources of income during retirement. It is important to have a realistic retirement budget to ensure that you have enough money to cover your expenses and maintain your standard of living throughout your retirement years. Here are some steps you can take to create a retirement budget: Determine your retirement expenses: Start by identifying your expected expenses during retirement, including basic living expenses like housing, food, healthcare, transportation, and leisure activities. Use current expenses as a baseline and adjust for changes that might

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Why Real Estate is a great investment

Home ownership versus renting is a common topic of discussion among people who are looking to settle down. Both options have their own set of advantages and disadvantages, and it ultimately comes down to personal preference. San Diego has a rapidly growing population. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city’s population increased by 6.1% between 2010 and 2020. This growth is expected to continue in the coming years due to a strong job market and a high quality of life. As the population grows, so does the demand for housing. This means that real estate investors can expect

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Multigenerational Living Can Be A Rewarding And Fulfilling Experience For Families

Multigenerational living, or the practice of several generations living together in one household, is not a new concept. In fact, it has been common in many cultures around the world for centuries. However, it fell out of favor in the Western world during the 20th century, as people began to value privacy and independence. But in recent years, multigenerational living has been on the rise in popularity once again. There are a number of reasons why this trend is gaining momentum. Here are some of the most significant factors driving the rise of multigenerational living: Economic Factors: In today’s challenging

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Compare the Benefits of a Reverse Mortgage Vs Selling Your Home

The recent increase in articles discussing a potential real estate bubble has many people worried if history is about to repeat itself. Despite the various opinions on whether the real estate market will sustain its value, the only guaranteed way to realize the wealth in one’s home is to sell it at its current valuation. A significant portion of the aging population now have more wealth in their homes than in any other investments, leading to growing concerns about outliving retirement savings. A solution to this issue might be a large injection into their portfolio, which could come from the

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Taking Social Security benefits early at age 62 or waiting until age 70

Taking Social Security benefits early at age 62 or waiting until age 70 both have their pros and cons. Deciding which option is best for an individual depends on their individual circumstances and financial goals. Pros of taking Social Security early at age 62: Access to benefits: The main advantage of taking Social Security early is that the individual can start receiving benefits sooner. This can be useful for those who need the money to cover living expenses, pay off debt, or for other purposes. Longer benefit period: Taking Social Security early provides a longer period of time for receiving

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Home Ownership Versus Renting

Home ownership versus renting is a common topic of discussion among people who are looking to settle down. Both options have their own set of advantages and disadvantages, and it ultimately comes down to personal preference. One of the biggest benefits of home ownership is that it provides a sense of stability and security. When you own a home, you have a place to call your own that cannot be taken away. This gives you peace of mind and a sense of belonging in your community. Additionally, owning a home can also be a good investment, as it is likely

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Remodeling Your Home Can Be A Smart Choice

Remodeling your home can be an excellent way to get the living space you’ve always wanted without having to go through the stress and uncertainty of moving. While moving can offer a fresh start in a new neighborhood or a larger home, it can also be a difficult and time-consuming process, not to mention the added costs of buying a new home and selling your current one. On the other hand, remodeling your home can be a much simpler and more cost-effective solution. With the right planning and execution, a remodeling project can breathe new life into your current home

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