What’s With This Real Estate Market?

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What’s Going On Here? It’s hard to connect the dots and make sense of things today. For example, stock prices are making new record highs but company earnings are declining. Real estate is at record highs but there are very few first time buyers. Rents are at record highs but our population growth is only […]

What’s An “Affordability Squeeze?”

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According to the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.), there are so few homes for sale because homeowners who want to sell are caught in an affordability squeeze, also called an affordability crunch. In plain English, that means we are tapped out and if we had to buy the house we currently live in at today’s […]

Time to get outside!

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I found a great deal for you! If you plan on visiting any of the state parks in the next year, join the California State Parks Foundation at www.calparks.org. For $25 you’ll get 4 park passes good for the next year and a subscription to Sunset magazine. Some of our local state parks are Carlsbad, […]

Can Real Estate Prices Continue Higher?

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• The median price for all North County San Diego home sales – attached and detached increased to $493,750 in April 2014 compared to $485,000 in March 2014. • Detached homes in North County rose 2.7 percent to $571,000 in April 2014 compared to $556,000 in March 2014. • Year-over-year median detached price in North […]

Tomatoes in January

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Tomatoes in January! Thanks to the unusually warm weather, our tomato plants are producing ripe fruit. One of the more unusual aspects of living in San Diego is that sometimes winter is warm and dry and sometimes it’s cold and rainy. Trees and plants get confused and don’t know what to do. My tomato plants […]