More Wag, Less Bark Have you ever had a connection that changed your life? Mine began on January 31, 2003. Kristine and I had just celebrated our one year wedding anniversary on September 7, 2002. We decided that we wanted to expand our family. We found out that he had just been born in Paris,
How Much Does a First Impression Really Matter when it Comes to Buying a Home? Real Estate Market Pulse Recently, I had difficulty with two appraisals. They came in below the contract value agreed to by the seller and buyer. Prior to this, I had not witnessed an appraisal issue for about 9-12 months. I produced a
Real Estate Market Pulse The market continues to favor the sellers. We are experiencing heavy volumes of showings as soon as we bring listings to the market. Receiving as many as 5-10 offers on attractive, well priced properties is very common. Prices are on the rise as a result of the demand. Luckily, appraisals
California, A Buyer Beware State! Buyers are bidding much higher than week old comparable sales! The current state of the $1.5M and under market is very healthy. Multiple offers, short market times, combined with low inventory, are the most notable trends. Open House activity is robust. Alan Nevin, San Diego Economist, believes our market will
Our San Diego Real Estate Market continues to surge ahead with vigorous momentum. Multiple offers and low market times are the norm with most listings, especially those that are $1.5M and under. Interest rates have moved down and are sitting close to the 4% mark again on a 30 year fixed conforming loan. Inventory remains
As famed horse racing announcer Trevor Denman started each race at our Historical Del Mar Race Track with the phrase, “And Away They Go!”, I find his coined phrase very fitting as 2017 is off and running. I hope that everyone enjoyed a happy and safe Holiday Season with family, friends and other loved ones.