San Diego Market Matters

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Why Should You Care If Your REALTOR® Is a GRI®? (Because It’s the Gold Standard!)

Working with a real estate agent is a long process. Buying and selling real estate usually takes time, so why not enlist the best of the bunch to help navigate … Continue reading

February 8, 2015

Legislation Passed Allowing for the Tax Deductibility of Mortgage Insurance (MI) Premiums for Qualified Borrowers

According to the IRS website deductibility of mortgage insurance premiums is effective for purchase and refinance transactions closed after December 31, 2013. MI premiums paid or accrued after December 31, … Continue reading

February 7, 2015

California Home Prices Up 7.6% in January as Demand Reaches New Highs

According to a new report, the new year is well underway and it’s become apparent that the market is off to a great start. Once again, interest rates have hit historic … Continue reading

February 6, 2015

Seller Shortage Plaques Many Markets

The low inventory of for-sale homes is creating a seller’s market throughout the country with many buyers and agents literally waiting for the next house. The supply of existing homes … Continue reading

February 27, 2013

2013 San Diego Real Estate – Outlook for Buyers

Last year may be looked upon as a turning point in the local housing market.  After nearly six years of deflating home prices, the local market appears to be firmly … Continue reading

January 17, 2013

2013 San Diego Real Estate – Outlook for Sellers

San Diego real estate has been slowly but steadily improving over the past year.  In fact, 2012 can be seen as a turning point in the local housing market.  For … Continue reading

January 16, 2013

Housing-Related Impact of the 2013 “Fiscal Cliff” Legislation

As many of you have heard, Congress reached an agreement in the “fiscal cliff” negotiations and President Obama signed the American Taxpayers Relief Act into law on Jan. 2, 2013. … Continue reading

January 15, 2013