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Should You Buy Now or Wait to Buy a Home?

Mortgage rates have stayed relatively stable since the Federal Reserve decided to decrease its bond purchasing in December. The bond purchasing program was the government’s way of keeping mortgage interest rates artificially low to drive up the real estate housing market. Now that they have tapered this program, interest rates are likely to go up […]

Linda Daniels

2014 Real Estate Housing Predictions

Real estate experts are predicting what is in store for the housing market this year. Although this can be tricky in a volatile housing market, here are five of the biggest headlines for the housing industry in 2014. 1) Sale of Homes Will Spike Many real estate experts agree that home sales with fare slightly […]

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La Jolla Among Most Expensive Homes Sold in 2013

San Diego’s most expensive real estate sold in 2013 was, not surprisingly, in the coastal areas. La Jolla and Del Mar saw most of these high priced sales in their communities. Each of these communities had properties selling for more than $18 million. Alan Nevin, the director for economic and market research for Xpera Group, […]

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Homeownership: Still the American Dream?

  The challenges that many homeowners faced over the past years are indisputable. Many housing and real estate experts had predicted that the belief in homeownership as an American Dream would fade and die out. Many felt that the housing crisis would force Americans to reconsider their desire to ever own a home again. Now […]

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Home Prices Up 20% in San Diego County

The month of September was a good month for San Diego County homes for sale. Home prices rose, and the number of days an existing home was on the market fell. A year ago, homes in San Diego County were on the market for an average of 84 days. Last month, San Diego homes were […]

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Window of Opportunity Still Open for Home Buyers

Mortgage rates began to increase over the last several months because people were anticipating that the Fed was going to be reducing their bond purchases. Instead, the Fed announced that they will continue purchasing bonds at the current pace until the US economy strengthens. Because that reduction didn’t happen, mortgage rates have since decreased from […]

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The Changing Cost of a Home

To determine the cost of a home, you need two components: Price and Mortgage Rate. The monthly cost of purchasing a median priced home is changing. The cost of a home has varied over the past year and continues to increase going forward. Below are examples of the changing cost of a home. The National […]

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La Jolla’s Median Home Prices Up 20%

All across San Diego County, median home prices are on the rise and have gone up by 20%! This is part of an ongoing upward trend in San Diego County real estate costs. La Jolla is seeing this increase in median home prices as well, rising to $1.78 million. Linda Lee, board president of the Greater San […]

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Make Your Yard Eco-Friendly: Plant a Moss Lawn

We all know what it takes to have a green beautiful grass lawn: lots of water, fertilizer and patience! But a new trend for homeowners looking to become more earth-friendly is low maintenance moss. This plant hardly requires any weeding, watering or fertilizing and is a great green alternative to grass. Moss needs only two […]

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Foreign Homebuyers Paying Top Dollar for US Homes

The depressed prices in the real estate market are not only creating a great opportunity for American home buyers, but foreign buyers are flooding the United States real estate market like never before. The reduced value of the dollar has opened up the real estate market to international investors looking for properties to live in […]

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