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This blog is devoted to the joy of living in San Diego County and overcoming the challenges of today's real estate market ...while keeping a smile on everyone's face :-)
Depending on where you live in the U.S., you may have noticed a marked up turn in the number of homes that have installed solar panel systems.   I don’t have any statistics, but as a Realtor I’ve noticed a large increase in the number of San Diego resale homes with solar as compared to even a yea...
If you live in San Diego but rarely venture east of the 805, or if you’re considering a move to the San Diego area, here are some reasons you might just want to take a look at La Mesa before making your next move.   1. Location, location, location!   La Mesa is just 9 miles from downtown San Dieg...
If it seems like the San Diego market is choking on high prices and reduced inventory, you’re correct.  But San Diego isn’t the only market being impacted.  “Never in history have there been more eyes on fewer homes than today.”  That startling statement comes from Javier Vivas, Director of Resea...
 $1,000,000 - $1,250,000Mt Helix is one of the best places to call home in San Diego County, and this contemporary home is near the top of the list! Sitting in a premier location on the cul-de-sac you’ll enjoy unobstructed views all the way to the ocean in this exquisite 4 bedroom, 4 bath, 4200 s...
 Welcome to the world of competitive home buying where inventory shrinks and prices spike on a daily basis. Today, in the top U.S. markets there is no such thing as listings that languish and grow stale.   Anything on the market for more than 30 days is likely way over-priced by stubborn sellers ...
When it comes to home security, there is no one-size fits all solution and evaluating all of the variables and options offered by the different companies can be at best confusing. Do you want video monitoring and professional installation?   Is it important you control your system with a cell pho...
Are There any Affordable Homes in San Diego?   What We Can Learn from 2017.If you were a home buyer last year, I hope you found a home you can afford. Many people did not as shrinking inventory put the squeeze on values making prices out of reach in many areas. Let’s take a look at a snapshot of ...
Don’t miss the opportunity to own in this charming, centrally located building. Complex features secure entry, club room, handy community laundry and unassigned parking behind building. Easy walk to grocery store, transportation and Starbucks! Owner can be any age but occupant must be 55+.  I hav...
The weather isn’t the only think that’s hot in San Diego County!!! Here is your August update for Fletcher Hills real estate: August 2016Sales of single family homes – 16Median price - $550,000 August 2017Sales of single family homes – 15Median price - $640,000 Although not representative of the ...
Fewer sales.  While San Diego County continues to be a hot real estate market, we did see a bit of a cool-down in July.   Compared to the previous month, sales of detached homes were down by 20% and condos and town homes down 14%. Year over year, July 2017 sales of detached homes were down by 10%...

Marti Steele Kilby, CRS

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