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The Latest Luxury Home Trends

Luxury real estate often includes many lavish features that make the properties desirable for high-end buyers. Each year, trends change and luxury home buyers seek new features when searching for their next investment. With all the new trends out there it can be hard to keep up with the desires of today’s buyers. We gathered the […]

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Will the Luxury Housing Market in San Diego Benefit From the Tax Bill?

  Right before Christmas, President Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress passed a major overhaul of the nation’s tax code. Many real estate investors were concerned about changes to mortgage interest and property tax deductions and how this would impact the market for luxury homes. However, the Tax Cuts and Job Act have not slowed down […]

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2016 La Jolla Real Estate Recap

  Another year has come and gone, and with it, we’ve seen the average home price in La Jolla increase to $1,741,400 according to Zillow. That means the average price per square foot in La Jolla alone is $790, which is significantly higher than the city of San Diego’s average of $405. This marks a 7.8% […]

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San Diego Home Prices are Up 6.4% Over Last Year

Overall, home prices are up in San Diego. The current 6.4 percent increase accounts for median home prices within the area over the last 12 months. Although a bit lower from this past December and January, the market is growing at healthy rate. The reason for the slight dip is due to low entry- to […]

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The Direction of the Housing Market for 2016

Ever since the housing bubble burst in 2008, the real estate market continues to have economists and leading experts monitoring every aspect of the industry. If you’re in this game, too, and want to know where the real estate market is headed for the rest of 2016, you’re in luck. The real estate market may […]

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San Diego Home Prices Hit a High Due to Low Inventory

If you’re currently looking for a home in the San Diego area, you may be surprised to find that there isn’t that much inventory out there right now. The good news is that if you plan on selling your home, chances are you will have several offers within a few days. The real estate market […]

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Making Sure the Price is Right When Selling Your Home

Home selling is one of the hardest decisions that a homeowner makes. Putting your home on the market and making a move forward can be challenging. However, making certain that your home is priced right can help you move forward a lot sooner. While it’s true that everyone wants to get the highest price for […]

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Is a Housing Bubble Forming? Experts and Data Prove No

Every industry has a market, but very few industries help drive the economy like real estate. With that, comes a lot of speculation that leads to making individuals feel a bit uncomfortable—especially when deciding to purchase a home. One reason that economists tend to analyze the real estate market is because it has a lot […]

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Sales Contracts Peak High in Recent Months: What This Means

In recent months, contracts for home sales peaked as potential home buyers rushed to take advantage of low mortgage rates. The PHSI indicator, pending home sales index, rose 3.5% in February from the previous month according to National Association of Realtors. February also marked the highest level for pending home sales for seven months straight. […]

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Home Equity: Knowing Where You Stand

It always seems as if the stench of bad news lingers for a while. This certainly seems to be the case when it comes to talking about home equity. In fact, a recent Equity Report from Core Logic stated that over 250,000 homes regained equity during the last half of 2015. Although, you may be […]

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