13 03, 2017

Saving for a Down Payment

By |2017-05-09T19:43:07+00:00March 13th, 2017|Residential, Southern California Real Estate Report|0 Comments

Most people dream of one day purchasing a home which requires a down payment. Strategizing now about how best to achieve homeownership will make the process that much easier when it is time to buy. Committing to a well-organized and detailed financial plan will help you achieve your objective and keep you focused throughout the [...]

8 03, 2017

San Diego County Real Estate Market Update Q3 2016

By |2017-05-08T18:54:52+00:00March 8th, 2017|Residential, Southern California Real Estate Report|0 Comments

Median prices slightly increased 1.3% for detached homes in San Diego County from the end of the second quarter to the end of the third quarter. Attached residences in San Diego County slightly decreased 0.5% over this same period. Detached homes had higher prices at the end of the third quarter, up 8.6% from the [...]

7 03, 2017

Tips for Tenants

By |2017-05-09T19:05:56+00:00March 7th, 2017|Residential, Southern California Real Estate Report|1 Comment

In today’s real estate landscape, tenants, like buyers, are finding it increasingly more difficult to find and secure the perfect home. Often times, tenants compete with multiple applications, especially in highly desirable areas like San Diego and Orange County. Even if that is not the case, the rental may not be a good fit because [...]

7 03, 2017

Tax Benefits from Homeownership

By |2017-11-20T19:50:55+00:00March 7th, 2017|Residential, Southern California Real Estate Report|1 Comment

Making the move from renting to buying can be unnerving. Potential buyers must begin by asking themselves if it is a good financial move. At first look, it often appears as though renting is a much cheaper option than buying. However, when you take into account the various tax benefits offered by homeownership, this is [...]

7 03, 2017

Loan Qualification: What do you Qualify for?

By |2017-05-09T19:02:11+00:00March 7th, 2017|Residential, Southern California Real Estate Report|0 Comments

Loan Qualification Table: Get off the sidelines, you can qualify to purchase a nicer home than you think! A huge part of being a real estate brokers in San Diego is to educate clients about the home-buying process. The first step that first-time home buyers often overlook is the loan qualification process. To truly understand what [...]

7 03, 2017

Uncovering San Diego’s Trolley Expansion Project

By |2017-05-08T23:50:17+00:00March 7th, 2017|Residential, Southern California Real Estate Report|0 Comments

Summary As the largest public transportation endeavor in San Diego’s history, this $2 billion project, titled the Mid-Coast Trolley expansion, with range from the Mexican border to UC-San Diego – expects to retain 21,000 new daily riders while reducing traffic and pollution in one of California’s most populated areas. Trolley expansion has been in the [...]

6 03, 2017

Benefits of Multifamily Ownership

By |2017-05-08T23:48:46+00:00March 6th, 2017|Residential, Southern California Real Estate Report|0 Comments

Define Multifamily Ownership. As I mentioned in last week’s Client Focus article, there are many benefits to multifamily ownership in residential real estate. To kick off this conversation, I would like to first explain what exactly constitutes multifamily real estate . Basically, any piece of land or parcel that has more than one legal dwelling unit is [...]