San Diego home prices in March hit their highest level in nearly nine years, real estate firm CoreLogic reported Monday. The median home price rose to $478,000 last month, passing the median in August 2007 of $475,000 before the recession fully took hold. However, the number of home sales, 3,547, only increased 2 percent since […]
SAN DIEGO — When it comes to the housing market, increasingly it’s all about the millennial. “They are not only the future, they are the present for housing,” said Jonathan Smoke, the top economist for Realtor.com. “They are the biggest age group buying homes today.” Millennial buyers currently account for almost 30 percent of nationwide […]
Here are four things you’ll need (and two things you won’t) when you’re ready to switch from renting to owning. Sure, owning a home is the American dream. It’s also the largest investment most of us will ever make, so go into it knowing what is and isn’t required. Here’s what you’ll need: Enough money […]
If you are a first time homeowner, or are purchasing a home after a major life change such as marriage or having children, what should you consider to be sure your new home can grow with your changing family? The time and effort that go into purchasing and decorating a new home, not to mention […]
Sales of existing homes were 7 percent higher than May SAN DIEGO (July 8, 2015)—Sales of existing homes jumped 7 percent in June compared to the previous month, according to new housing statistics from the Greater San Diego Association of REALTORS® (SDAR). Compared to June of last year, sales of previously owned single-family homes sales […]
Set yourself up for a quick sale: The peak homebuying season may be over, but there are still steps you can take to ensure a speedy sale. Setting the right price and making an excellent first impression are both essential to attracting buyers, but what else can you do to get the offers rolling in? […]
Here is some interesting information I found in the San Diego Union Tribune HOME SALES IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY SURPASSED 4,000 IN A MONTH IN APRIL FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE AUGUST 2013. WHAT DOES THAT TELL US ABOUT THE CURRENT HOUSING MARKET? Murtaza Baxamusa, directs planning and development for the Family Housing Corporation, of […]
1. Low housing supply: Tight inventory is a main reason the ball is still in the sellers’ court. The level of unsold homes was 4.6 months in February, according to the National Association of Realtors. That means it would take a little less than five months for all available inventory to sell. In a normal market, […]
WASHINGTON – The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today announced the agency’s news schedule of loan limits for 2015. These loan limits are effective for case numbers assigned on or after January 1, 2015, and will remain in effect through the end of the year. FHA’s calculation for maximum loan limits in high cost metropolitan areas […]
SAN DIEGO (November 7, 2014) – The San Diego County housing market continues to stabilize, according to new housing statistics from the Greater San Diego Association of REALTORS® (SDAR). The median price of single-family resale homes dipped slightly in October to just under $500,000. Sale prices of condos and townhomes held steady at $337,500. Single-family […]
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Amanda Garrett – Buyer and Seller
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