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...

  • The REAL Reasons People Buy and Sell Real Estate

    BY Cindy Davis

    I have always been a little bit of a rebel. Whatever the common wisdom is, I seem to vary my version of it, just a tad. Such is the case when I read article after article about why 2015 is such a great time to buy or sell a home. It’s the end of Fe...

  • Should I Buy a Foreclosed Home?

    BY Cindy Davis

    As a result of the housing bubble and resulting financial instability, many communities have a high rate of foreclosed homes. Even though the rate of new foreclosures is slowing, the number of foreclosed homes in a specific the market can make buyers...

  • Is this Neighborhood Headed Up? Or Down?

    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? Of course, the first consideration might be financi...

  • List Your Home for Less

    BY Cindy Davis

    As an independent broker, I enjoy a freedom to price my listings and services as I wish, and not according to my broker’s standard model. With little overhead, I often offer my clients the savings that I would otherwise be paying to a broker or ...

  • 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...