San Diego Real Estate Blog

  • Time to Stop Renting?

    BY Cindy Davis

    It's not your imagination that rent keeps going up. In fact, across the United States, from the end of summer 2013 to the end of summer 2014 rents increased over six percent … and in some housing markets rents increased by as much as 10%. Is now th...

  • New 2015 Construction in Sorrento Valley

    BY Cindy Davis

    There is more new 2015 construction in Sorrento Valley. The Ando 23 project is in its first phase of development. For those seeking a brand new home near work, there are 23 homes that will likely sell quickly. Each home sits on a private lot with vie...

  • 9 Tips for First Time Home Buyers

    BY Cindy Davis

    There are a number of real estate reports stating this 2015 will be a good year for first time home buyers. With a new 3% mortgage option now available, it may be easier (than in previous years) for first time buyers to enter the market. A first time...

  • You Snooze You Lose

    BY Cindy Davis

    I am not a Realtor that plays hard core with my clients. Buying a home is a huge purchase, and I don't believe you can/should nudge people before they are ready. Having said that, there are times when if you snooze you lose. There exists a very dis...

  • Five Real Estate Predictions for 2015

    BY Cindy Davis

    Today is January 2 and it's the top of 2015! Happy New Year!  The turn of each year causes many of us to reflect on the past, and plan for the future. If you are thinking doing a real estate transaction this year, here are five real estate predictio...

  • Finding the Best Neighborhood

    BY Cindy Davis

    When searching for a home on a budget, you'll often find great deals on the edge of up-and-coming neighborhoods. But how do you tell if a neighborhood is headed up? Or, if it's on its way down? Finding the Best Neighborhood for your family will invol...

  • ‘Home’ for the Holidays

    BY Cindy Davis

    I went through the Black Friday pre-sales, official sales, and Cyber Monday sales with a certain level of fascination. I think that the various Realtor associations really need to take a lesson (or two) from the retail marketing play book. Homes are...

  • Measuring the Value of a View

    BY Cindy Davis

    Suppose you own a home in inland San Diego. It's a lovely home with a spacious backyard for the kids. Your friend owns a more modest home but with an ocean view in Pacific Beach that features amazing, unobstructed views. Which one has the higher res...

  • San Diego Events in November

    BY Cindy Davis

    Happy November! The fall season finally feels like it's here. If you feel like having some fun, here are a few San Diego Events in  November. San Diego Beer Week  San Diego Beer Week is a ten-day celebration inspiring people to drink local, c...

  • Avoid Surprises While Waiting for Formal Loan Approval

    BY Cindy Davis

    Getting a home loan these days is a very interactive process. I am working right now with a buyer whose credit profile just changed during the loan process. To help avoid any surprises while waiting for final loan approval, I provide my clients with...