Melissa Zavala: San Diego County Broker, Speaker, Author

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Harmony Grove Real Estate Agent If you live in Escondido, you may be looking for a Harmony Grove Real Estate Agent if you are considering putting your home on the market. Harmony Grove is located in North San Diego County, in Escondido. It is just north of the 78 freeway and west of interstate 15...
If you have nothing planned for this Thursday December 2 at 10:00 a.m. PST, then I would love for you to join me for a short sale webinar. Who is conducting the webinar? I am. I'm Melissa Zavala, a Broker in North San Diego County and a Short Sale Expeditor®. This year alone, my staff and I have ...
Encinitas Holiday Parade This coming Saturday, December 4, the City of Encinitas will hold its annual Encinitas Holiday Parade. The parade festivities will begin with a Tree Lighting Ceremony (including Santa himself) in The Lumberyard on Coast Highway 101 at 5:00 p.m. The Parade will begin at 5:...
I was cruising the world wide web yesterday and came across a blog post on Inman by Bernice Ross where she had bold-faced the words Shut Up and Sell. In her article, she shared with Realtors® (and essentially all salespeople, I suppose) and discussed the importance of good listening skills. Sales...
Just last week I wrote a blog post about what I believed to be the most frequently asked question with regard to short sales. I reported that the most frequent question that I'm asked is about the time it takes for me to obtain short sale approval. If you want to read my answer to the question ab...
  Yes, my friends, California has done it again. Effective November 1, 2010 (or so they claim), California began to offer another program for homeowners who are underwater or who are having trouble making ends meet. Why California? You may wonder. Well, certainly it’s not because Californians hav...
  My kids get fairly decent grades in school. They get these grades because it is expected of them. Unfortunately, however, the federal government and mortgage servicers are currently not getting very good grades for the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP)—even though good grades are expe...
  What do you think is the most frequently asked question about short sales? While I have not surveyed all of the Realtors® and underwater borrowers throughout the nation and I am not claiming that my data is exact, I can say that this week I was asked the same question several times. And… that q...
  If I had a dollar for every time that I visited a property for sale and a room was locked or a screen door made the property inaccessible, I swear that I could probably put a dent in the world hunger crisis. It never fails that a listing agent will go to the property for a showing. The agent wi...
Escondido Homes for Sale I received a Kindle as a gift for my birthday. Are you familiar with the Kindle? It’s the electronic book reader sold on amazon, and you can download all sorts of books and periodicals to preview or read prior to purchase. It’s small--about six inches wide and eight inche...

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