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Real Estate Agent - Century 21 Award San Diego
RECENT BLOG POSTS
We all know that until the inventory of short sales and foreclosures are sold and gone, hopefully never to be seen again in such  abundant amounts (we will all learn from this, right?), home values will continue to suffer in San Diego neighborhoods like East Village San Diego with these propertie...
02/27/2012
Several new California laws went into effect on January 1st and many people did not seem to get the memo... So here's an abbreviated synopsis: *California's smoking laws just got tighter- landlords may now prohibit smoking in rental properties. *There will be no more self-service alcohol register...
01/20/2012
2012 is going to be a better year to be living in San Diego and there is hope that we will have lots to look forward to in real estate in San Diego. The market in San Diego and specifically Downtown San Diego seems to have bottomed out and a new year brings hope and resolutions to us all. 2012 sh...
01/02/2012
Courtesy of Sandicor, November's statistics are in for real estate activity in South Mission Hills, San Diego CA. Mission Hills and South Mission Hills are beautiful neighborhoods just north of the Downtown San Diego area that feature many period styles of homes like early 1900's Craftsman, Spani...
12/07/2011
Okay- if I am asked once, I'm asked a thousand times by friends, acquaintances, teammates, my dentist, dry cleaner, doctor, elevator-sharer and mainly by clients who own or are looking to buy condos and highrises in the Marina District San Diego, CA: "How's the Market?" How do you answer this? I ...
12/02/2011
Many buyers who contact me to purchase property for sale in San Diego CA often are at the least perplexed and at the most angered upon learning of Mello-Roos taxes incorporated into their potential home purchase. Mello-Roos tax districts came about after the 1978 passage of proposition 13 in Cali...
11/28/2011
Many buyers and first-time buyers in my neighborhoods of Downtown San Diego are certainly ready to buy. They're certainly willing to buy. They're now even able to buy. One question that often surfaces especially with first timers is whether to purchase a condo, townhome or highrise in Downtown Sa...
11/17/2011
Mission Hills and South Mission Hills residents need not venture out of their own neighborhoods for fun nights of eating and drinking. Yes, there are many "fine dining" choices in Mission Hills,the nearby Gaslamp Quarter and Little Italy, but if you haven't checked out these three places lately y...
11/14/2011
Ah, just another day in Paradise...  I want to share with all readers and (hopefully) Marina District San Diego Property for Sale searchers a usual day along the Embarcadero in my neighborhood. It's late Fall here and our temperatures are dropping to horribly low (kidding) depths of 60 degrees or...
11/12/2011
That's right- basketball on the deck of a carrier ship right here on the USS Carl Vinson-docked in the bay just across the bay from the Marina District San Diego. The special event will pit two NCAA Basketball powerhouses- North Carolina and Michigan State- in a Veterans' Day Classic at 4:15pm PS...
11/09/2011
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