San Diego Real Estate Blog

  • San Diego Housing Market Trends October 2014

    BY Cindy Davis

    With 90 degree heat waves, it’s hard to believe we are in October. Even though the year is winding down, it’s still feeling like summer. The San Diego Housing Market Trends in October 2014 have changed…what sense can we make of it all? Accordi...

  • San Diego Events in October 2014

    BY Cindy Davis

    October is a month with no legal holidays but there is still plenty to do around town. Take a look at these San Diego Events in October 2014 Sept. 26-Nov. 1....The Haunted Trail Of Balboa Park. Eerie sounds and lurking shadows will greet you on thi...

  • Tips for Home Sellers

    BY Cindy Davis

    Sometimes selling a home can feel like a big job – one with a thousand small tasks required to get it done. But many sellers make the job harder by ignoring or avoiding some of the biggest factors that contribute to a faster sale. Use this list to ...

  • The San Diego Housing Market Has Shifted

    BY Cindy Davis

    We’ve seen it before. After 18 months of experiencing a rebound in home prices, the San Diego Housing Market has shifted. The brisk seller’s market of 2013 and the first half of 2014 is now over. More homes are sitting on the market for longer...

  • Easy Curb Appeal Upgrades You Can Do On a Weekend

    BY Cindy Davis

    Sometimes the idea of getting your home ready to sell can seem daunting, and you might be tempted to sell it "as is" instead. Adding a little curb appeal, however, will help your home sell faster and for more money. There are many improvements that a...

  • Smart Selling to Today’s Homebuyers

    BY Cindy Davis

    If you're considering selling now that the housing market outlook is improving, take a few moments to consider how buyers have changed what they look for in the home buying process. During the past six years, changes in how buyers communicate, share ...

  • Does Your Realtor ‘Play Well with Others?’

    BY Cindy Davis

    Does Your Realtor ‘Play Well with Others?’ In the first scenario, the buyer’s agent does not pick up her phone or respond to emails. Contractual deadlines come and go with no action. They buyer’s agent receives two notices to perform for m...

  • Do I Want to Buy with Cash?

    BY Cindy Davis

    According to Market Watch, 43% of home buyers have purchased homes with all cash this year. While some analysts believe that the cash-buying frenzy will not last, there is always more room for negotiation when the buyer brings cash to the table. When...

  • Sell For Top Dollar

    BY Cindy Davis

    Often, homeowners try to “test the market” with a higher than fair-market price when first listing their home. That can be a poor marketing strategy for sellers who want to sell for top dollar. When your agent tries to talk you out of it: Listen!...

  • Buying a Home After Foreclosure

    BY Cindy Davis

    I received a call this morning from a buyer interested in a property advertised on craigslist. Currently owned by an investment company, they were offering a rent-to-own and seller financing options. This buyer was interested in buying a home after f...