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By Roberta Murphy, Carlsbad Real Estate and Homes
(San Diego Previews Real Estate)
Comments 50
Yesterday, we received a troubled call from a young man who was way over his head in mortgage debt. He is between jobs, living with his parents, and has no savings to support a $1.2 million mortgage--on a home located more than 100 miles away.It took time to ferret out the facts of this complicat...

By Adam Pascu, Realtor - San Diego
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 3
2007: First Quarter for San Diego real estateStats on the main players in the real estate marketplace: 1. Inventory for detached homes throughout the county went up about 30% during Q1 20072. Foreclosure rates are near an all-time high. Read an article3. We've had 21,066 new listings in Q1 2007 c...

By William Johnson, Retired Real Estate Professional
(Retired)
Comments 6
The San Diego Real Estate market gets it share of negative publicity but lately it seems that the press have backed off a bit and things really are normalizing. The market as they say is just the market. We needed a cooling off period to allow some to adjust from one of the hottest real estate te...

By RealEstate Spanish Liaison
(Casas l.l.c)
Comments 1
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By Rafael Perez
(iMortgage)
Comments 6
Recently I have seen articles stating that "Mortgage Planners" are just loan officers who paid a fee to be members of some certification company. I have also heard of people being told that a "loan officer" and a "mortgage planner" are the exact same thing. My opinion is as follows (Please keep i...

By William Johnson, Retired Real Estate Professional
(Retired)
Comments 19
                                              The  National Association of REALTORS will meet here in San Diego and for the first time in November 2009. I think San Diego has finally matured as a major city and travel destination with the advent of the expanded and improved Convention Center. I p...

By Lisa Hayashi, Retired Realtor
(Award Referral Network Inc.)
Comments 0
I recently went to an investor's club meeting and the speaker was talking about how investors could buy short sales as high as 60% off the market value. When they introduced him, they said that he had been dealing in short sales for 2 years now and those were the type of deals he claimed he was a...

By William Johnson, Retired Real Estate Professional
(Retired)
Comments 6
The sky it seems is not falling around the ears of San Diegans, at least as far as property rents are concerned.Investors take heed, your time may be here again! All those condo conversions that the San Diego City Council felt were going to doom the city forever are proving not to be as big a fac...

By Lisa Epstein
(Jay Epstein State Farm Insurance)
Comments 4
As many of you are aware, this morning, New Zealand's Central Bank - their equivalent to our Fed - hiked rates to cool down their strong economic growth and fight inflation.  Australia will most likely follow suit, and the European Central Bank hiked their rates just yesterday.  The bond market i...

By Dara Chantarit
(Windermere Exclusive Properties)
Comments 7
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By Kerry Smock, Navigate Your Way Home
(Keller Williams)
Comments 4
With the affordability index for California homes exceeding 70% - twenty percent higher than the National average, many Southern Californian's have a sense that they may never be able to afford a home in today's market.  Do not think this way!  There are tons of programs out there to assist the f...

By Aaron Whitten
(Universal Realty)
Comments 0
In a California public housing complex, there are no utility bills - the place is powered by solar. The landscape is edible, with grounds that include sage, rosemary, and lemon trees. And, tenants of this 56-unit Solara in Poway pay 40 percent below market.In California, public housing is the gre...

By Marlene Bridges, Laguna Homes|Laguna Condos|Laguna Real Estate
(Village Real Estate Services, Inc.)
Comments 12
There was evidence of PMS in San Diego this Sunday.  It happened at the 10thAnnual San Diego Rock ‘n Roll Marathon.  My buddy, Lynda Eisenmann (a notable Active Rainer) and I were there to support Lynda's two sisters who participated in the race.  We loaded up our bikes with coolers stuffed with ...

By Ashley Anello
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 2
Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. McFall, they are the proud new owners of a great 3 bedroom, 2 bath home in San Deigo.  They purchased a foreclosure property for BELOW market value and even had the sellers pay their closing cost, all of them!!!  Call on us to negotiate your next real estate deal!!...

By William Johnson, Retired Real Estate Professional
(Retired)
Comments 0
I wrote a post on May 11th, that made a declaration from the San Diego Grand Jury that in their opinion, The mayor could engage with Real Estate Brokers to sell san Diego City Land. The historical process prior to this was that was land was sold at auction. This new procedure did require that the...

By Mark Kunce
(Keller Williams Realty San Diego Metro (DRE# 01458113))
Comments 0
Prices Continue Rising on Falling Sales The median price for single-family, re-sale homes in San Diego County rose 0.9% in April from March, and were up 1.7% year-over-year. These numbers are suspect as the market has split due to the tightening of loan requirements, which has dampened the entry...

By Mark Kunce
(Keller Williams Realty San Diego Metro (DRE# 01458113))
Comments 0
Mission Hills is located on hills just south of the San Diego River valley and north of downtown San Diego, overlooking Old Town and San Diego Bay. The area was home to many of San Diego's pioneers and many of the homes are historical. Homes were also often designed by San Diego's premier archit...

By William Johnson, Retired Real Estate Professional
(Retired)
Comments 4
In an article today in the Union Tribune, San Diego's primary newspaper, a grand Jury report released yesterday became allied to the Mayor's approach to selling city owned property. The Mayor favors allowing real estate brokers to sell city land instead of liquidating the properties  at auction. ...

By Roberta Murphy, Carlsbad Real Estate and Homes
(San Diego Previews Real Estate)
Comments 20
What a pleasure it has been to go through the entries for the first Carnival of Luxury. It was fun to read entries not only from outstanding Active Rain real estate professionals (including Active Rain's Jeff Dowler, Eric Carlsen, and Jennifer Kirby), but a rant from a therapist, an art review, a...

By Brian Brady, 858-777-9751
(San Diego VA Home Loans/858-777-9751)
Comments 0
Shopping for a mortgage?  Good for you!  Most originators in today's marketplace are order takers or paper processors and offer you little or no value. They operate as functionaries, and as such, are in your way to affordable mortgage terms. If you are going down the path to find the absolute bes...

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