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September 15, 2019
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California housing affordability dips in second quarter

The California Association of Realtors recently reported on California housing in Q2. Here are some of their findings:  Thirty percent of California households could afford to purchase the $608,660 median-priced home in the second quarter of 2019, down from 32 percent in first-quarter 2019 but up from 26 percent a year ago. A minimum annual income of $122,960 was needed to make monthly payments of $3,070, including principal, interest and […]
September 11, 2019
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For Sale in Lincoln Acres-National City

This home has it all including upscale designer touches. Brand new attractive kitchen with custom cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and deep farm style sink. Huge, bright living room with appealing laminate wood flooring, recessed lighting & abundant new windows.   Massive usable lot with plenty of space and ample parking.  So many opportunities with this home.  Turnkey, ready for you to move in! Property Information Address Street 2936 Alta Drive City […]
September 5, 2019
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For Sale in Logan Heights

Welcome to this beautiful fully remodeled 3 BR, 1.5 BA home located on a cul de sac. Enjoy the bright open floor plan leading to the designer kitchen upgraded with custom cabinetry, Calcutta quartz countertops, SS appliances, luxury laminate wood flooring, pantry & updated finishes. Enjoy bubble baths in the spa-like bathroom with top of the line finishes. Central A/C. extra-large fully fenced yard with views. Extra parking & 1 […]
August 28, 2019
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California home sales up in July

California home sales perk up in July for first time in more than a year, C.A.R. reports – Existing, single-family home sales totaled 411,630 in July on a seasonally adjusted annualized rate, up 5.6 percent from June and up 1.1 percent from July 2018. – July’s statewide median home price was $607,990, down 0.4 percent from June and up 2.8 percent from July 2018. – Year-to-date statewide home sales were down 4.9 percent […]
August 21, 2019
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For Sale in East Escondido

One Story. No unit over or under you. Vaulted scraped Ceilings. Tile throughout. Beautiful wood cabinets in kitchen with lots of dry good storage. Granite Counter Tops. Recessed kitchen lights. Long Breakfast Bar between Kitchen and Dining Rm. Newer dual pane windows. Extra storage in 2nd Bath. Mirrored closet doors in Bedroom. Large private patio between 2 car Garage and entry. Laundry in Garage.  Common Pool and Spa Tub. Park like […]
August 21, 2019
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HUD to announce long-awaited FHA Condo Rules

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is expected to release updated guidance on FHA-insured condominium financing. The new rules should benefit real estate purchasers by allowing more buyers to obtain low down-payment mortgages on affordable housing options. Specifically, the new rules will: Extend FHA certifications on condo developments from two years to three years, reducing the compliance burden on condo boards. Allow for single-unit mortgage approvals—often known as […]
August 14, 2019
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For Sale in Lincoln Acres

This remodeled single level 3 bedroom/2 bath home sits at the end of a cul de sac on 15,732 square foot level lot, which boasts an urban zen garden with a tremendous amount of exotic plants and trees. Upgraded with new carpet, newer windows, huge master suite. RV and Boat parking. 2 car garage. Development opportunity zoned RM 2-5 AND RM 3-7 Buyer to verify. Property Information Address Street 335 […]
August 14, 2019
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Condo for Sale in Escondido

FHA/VA Approved!!! Gated community. Sought after first floor with Large private patio off Family Room. Laundry Hookups and separate Storage Closet in Patio Area. Kitchen with granite counters overlooking the Large Family Room with Beautiful Stone Fireplace. Tile floors in Kitchen, Family Room, Baths. Scrapped Ceiling in Family Room. Central air and heat. Walking Distance to Shopping, Bus, Food, Bank, Palomar College. Close to 2nd Pool in Back. One carport plus […]
August 14, 2019
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San Diego changes zoning policies to allow more mixed-use projects

From an article in the San Diego Union Tribune. The San Diego City Council approved new zoning policies Monday allowing developers to more quickly and cheaply build large mixed-use projects featuring dense housing blended with commercial and industrial uses. The goal is spurring more developments in suburban-style parts of the city with large surface parking lots, such as Mission Valley, Kearny Mesa, Mira Mesa and University City. The zoning would […]
July 27, 2019
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San Diego Free Summer Concerts 2019

Summer is a great time for music!  Grab friends, family and a picnic – then go check out one of these free summer concerts. Point Loma Summer Concerts. Select dates at Point Loma Park (1049 Catalina Boulevard). https://www.plconcerts.org/ Bird Park Summer Concerts. Select Saturdays in July and August. 5:30-7:30 pm. Bird Park, 28th and Thorn Street (next to Morley Field.) http://www.explorenorthpark.com/post/bird-park-summer-concerts Coronado Summer Concert Series. Sundays, through Sept. 1, 6 pm. Spreckels Park, 7th […]