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By William Johnson, Retired Real Estate Professional
(Retired)
Comments 9
This is an up to date Video from late this morning and as you will see , city officials are clearing the area and allowing 75 home owners in the area to return to their homes. 9 homes were red tagged ,deemed not suitable for habitation. There were 27 other homes that were yellow taged. It is beli...

By William Johnson, Retired Real Estate Professional
(Retired)
Comments 4
A suburb of La Jolla, suffered a major landslide yesterday.  This disaster struck the area of Mt Soledad with a massive landslide.  With nine homes in total destruction, there are a number of others that were left uninhabitable.  As I write this it appears more homes in the immediate area may be...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 4
In terms of film festivals, San Diego is probably NOT on your list of places to go to see the best films, catch a glimpse of the stars, or be part of the paparazzi. It does neither the allure of the south of France nor the backing (yet) of Redford.But all that is changing. While Cannes may be the...

By Roberta Murphy, Carlsbad Real Estate and Homes
(San Diego Previews Real Estate)
Comments 28
A client we’ll call Josef decided to retire to Encinitas a couple of years ago. He was ultra-specific as to what he wanted in his North San Diego County luxury home. He demanded  a home with a pool, spacious outdoor entertaining areas, enough bedrooms to accommodate a couple of guests, a large of...

By Brian Brady, 858-777-9751
(San Diego VA Home Loans/858-777-9751)
Comments 5
I just got off the phone with a bright Realtor who specializes in the Downtown San Diego real estate market. Denny Oh, of Prudential California Realty, writes a weblog called www.SanDiegoh.com.  He submitted a post to the weekly Carnival of Real Estate.  This week, Matt Padilla of the OCRegister...

By Robert Schantz
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
First-Time Buyers in Downtown San Diego If you're a first-time buyer, perhaps you've only dreamed of purchasing a downtown condo or San Diego beach front property. But with the right information and a hardworking downtown real estate agent on your side, you can make that dream happen!Renting vs. ...

By Deborah Engel, San Diego Homes & Property
(Prudential California Realty)
Comments 2
I recently moved from the suburbs of North County to the more urban area of Talmadge.  I was looking forward to being part of the community of Talmadge, something that didn't exist as readily where I was living.  I included my email in my new community's email tree. Last night, there was a questi...

By Deborah Engel, San Diego Homes & Property
(Prudential California Realty)
Comments 0
I just received this alert regarding a suspect who is using a scam to get into homes in San Diego in order to steal money and jewelry.  Please be careful!SDPD WARNS RESIDENTS ABOUT BURGLARY SCAM (San Diego) The San Diego Police Department is warning residents about a male suspect who is using a r...

By Donna Patrick
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
Are you or do you know anyone who is looking to be a First Time Home Buyer? Now is the time to buy as rates are still low and there is one of the best buyer's markets that we have experienced in years. Now is the time to find a deal and realize the American dream of home ownership. Don't miss our...

By Roberta Murphy, Carlsbad Real Estate and Homes
(San Diego Previews Real Estate)
Comments 16
I took a break from real estate this weekend and went shopping for underwear instead. I bought 30 pairs, and fear it won’t be nearly enough. Why?Because Jeff Turner took the time to write a very important post about his wife's passion to provide underwear for orphans in Kenya. You see, a very co...

By Robert Schantz
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
Are you or do you know anyone who is a looking to be a First Time Home Buyer.  Now is the time to buy as rates are still low and there this is one of the best buyer's markets that we have experienced in years.  Now is the time to find a deal and realize the American dream of Home Ownership. Don't...

By William Johnson, Retired Real Estate Professional
(Retired)
Comments 10
DR Horton, One of the largest home builders in San Diego has become what is believed to be the first major builder here  to use an AUCTION house to move the remaining unsold condominiums in 2 different condo subdivisions here in San Diego.If they have success using this strategy to market the lef...

By Roberta Murphy, Carlsbad Real Estate and Homes
(San Diego Previews Real Estate)
Comments 4
We field questions all the time from frightened homeowners whose mortgages are resetting, whose homes are worth less than what they owe, or who simply wish to lock in future security and peace of mind. And we are not alone in trying to solve these problems. Yesterday afternoon, I spoke at length...

By Mike and Dawn Lewis, The Lewis Team at Keller Williams in San Diego CA
(The Lewis Team at Keller Williams)
Comments 53
Who's Stealing My Open House Signs? When my wife first got into the resale real estate market from new homes we saved up some money and came out with a bang. We spent lots of money on marketing and plastered her name and face on everything that was for sale. She also had a real good base of about...

By Mike and Dawn Lewis, The Lewis Team at Keller Williams in San Diego CA
(The Lewis Team at Keller Williams)
Comments 6
Buyers Agents Must Be Patient I have shown many homes to many buyers looking to buy a home or condo in San Diego. In the hot markets it's usually a 1 day event or maybe 2 days before we have written an offer or multiple offers on homes that the buyers like. In slower markets like the one we're in...

By Mike and Dawn Lewis, The Lewis Team at Keller Williams in San Diego CA
(The Lewis Team at Keller Williams)
Comments 38
Pet Odors Make a Home Less Likely to Sell One thing that will surely turn off a buyer is pet odors. This is one thing that will cause a perfect house in every other way not to sell. Let's face it even if you're a pet lover you wouldn't want to move into a home that already had other pet's smells ...

By William Johnson, Retired Real Estate Professional
(Retired)
Comments 13
Highest Price Condo Sells in San Diego for 7.25 Million. This 3700 Square Foot, 1 Bedroom 1 and 1/2 Bath, Downtown Penthouse overlooking San Diego Bay has views stretching south to the border and La Jolla to the north. On a clear day it must feel like you can see forever.The $1,960 per square foo...

By Roberta Murphy, Carlsbad Real Estate and Homes
(San Diego Previews Real Estate)
Comments 12
The Butler is back:  In demand-and in short supply. Our world’s growing number of plutocrats with their huge and numerous mansions--along with expansive  lifestyles--are actively seeking household managers to oversee the care of their residences and lifestyles. These enormous homes require ongoi...

By Roberta Murphy, Carlsbad Real Estate and Homes
(San Diego Previews Real Estate)
Comments 6
Near-naked butts are fine, but the smoking kind are now off limits at almost all San Diego beaches. The most recent prohibition against smoking on beaches comes from San Diego's northernmost city, Oceanside. Though tickets are not currently being issued there, signs will be going up after Labor D...

By Brian Brady, 858-777-9751
(San Diego VA Home Loans/858-777-9751)
Comments 2
Elegir a la persona correcta para representarlo en la negociación de la compra de su vivienda es una decisión de importancia. Cada vez que usted vea la denominación REALTOR® (con el símbolo de marca registrada) puede estar seguro que la persona es miembro de la Asociación Nacional de Corredores (...

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