Are you looking to Move Up in Real Estate?

March 3, 2017 | Vince Nowicki

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If you’ve been thinking about selling your home and moving up to a new one, but don’t know where or how to get started, the Mission Fed Real Estate Team of experts is here to help you! Check out these Move Up tips and then email us at for more information.

  1. Make a list of what you want in your next home, and the San Diego County cities you’d like to live in. There’s a reason you’re looking to move into a new home and the best place to start your Move Up journey is to identify your new home must-haves and locations. Ask yourself if your family could use more space, like an extra bedroom, a larger backyard or RV parking. Or, maybe it’s not more space you need—maybe it’s a change in location. San Diego County offers many great communities, whether you prefer downtown, inland, the beach, desert or mountains. At Mission Fed, all San Diegans are welcome and we look forward to helping you find the right property in the right community for you.
  2. Get your home ready to put on the market. Mission Fed Real Estate partners know a thing or two about selling homes in San Diego. The housing market can be competitive and our partners can help you identify any updates, repairs or staging to consider once you’re ready to sell. Listing your home with the right agent is key, so feel free to visit one of our in-branch Realtor Days to speak with an agent or call our Real Estate Department at 858.524.2850.
  3. Build your dream team of real estate experts. Selling your house and purchasing a new one is a big financial decision, and the right real estate team of experts can make all the difference. At Mission Fed, you’ll experience a one-stop-shop with Home Loan experts and our Realtor partners ready to help assist you with every step of the process. As the largest locally based financial institution exclusively serving San Diego County, our team is committed to delivering outstanding service, products and low rates. Your success is our bottom line, because you’re not just a customer, you’re our neighbor.
  4. Find the right Home Loan for you. At Mission Fed, we understand how important it is to match customers with the right home loans in San Diego. That’s why we have made it a top priority to give personalized attention to every customer and application. And, because Mission Fed is a credit union, we’re able to offer low Home Loan rates, specialized workshops and one-on-one customer service.

Here are just a few of the options Mission Fed provides for our Home Loans and Mortgages:

  • Fast and easy online application with an answer in minutes
  • Competitive fixed and adjustable rate mortgages (ARMs)
  • Jumbo loans
  • Refinance and cash out loans
  • Low down payment loans
  • Options tailored to best suit your budget and goals
  • Local servicing for the life of the loan

The San Diego real estate market can be intimidating. Luckily, you don’t have to go it alone. Move Up with Mission Fed and our Real Estate partners. Contact us today at for more information. Your next home is out there and we look forward to helping you find it, purchase it and turning your next home into your first Mission Fed Moment.

The content provided in this blog consists of the opinions and ideas of the author alone and should be used for informational purposes only. Mission Federal Credit Union disclaims any liability for decisions you make based on the information provided. References to any specific commercial products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm, or corporation name in this article by Mission Federal Credit Union is for the information and convenience of its readers and does not constitute endorsement, control or warranty by Mission Federal Credit Union.
Vince Nowicki

Vince Nowicki

Vince Nowicki is 1st VP, Real Estate Operations & Servicing at Mission Federal Credit Union. He has over 20 years of experience in the mortgage industry, including numerous aspects of the business from loan origination, both retail and wholesale, to secondary marketing and bulk loan acquisitions.

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