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Residential

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Fri, 11 Jan 2013

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It Is A Sellers Market In San Diego North County

Sun, 29 Jul 2012 12:00:00 PDT

This national article about the recovery of the Real Estate market published in the San Diego Union tells our story too. by KENNETH HARNEY Nation’s Housing. DEARTH OF HOMES FOR SALE CREATING SELLERS’ MARKET, FOR A CHANGE. Though many home shoppers who assume they are still in a buyer’...

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San Diego Home Buyers On TV With Good Tips For Buyers

Tue, 17 Apr 2012

Good Tips For San Diego Home Buyers.   When looking for homes a consultation with your agent should be the first step.  This TV episode, as recounted in the San Diego Union is a good example of the benefits of that planning. SAN DIEGO AGENT FEATURED IN HGTV’S ‘HOUSE HUNTERS’ Buyers learned s...

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Why Should I Buy Real Estate At All.. Especially in North San Diego County?

Sat, 28 Jan 2012

Why Should I Buy Real Estate At All.. Especially in North San Diego County? January 26, 2012 JoeCobb Real Estate Issues Why Should I Buy Real Estate At All.. Especially in North San Diego County? Thank you for giving me the opportunity to tell you why i have enjoyed my career as a Realtor and Real Estate Br...

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Is It A Good Time To Sell My North San Diego Home?

Sat, 28 Jan 2012

Is It A Good Time To Sell My North San Diego Home? JoeCobb says: January 28, 2012 at 9:34 pm to know if it is a good time to sell a home in North San Diego County, or anywhere you must first look at why you would want to sell. If it is to move to a larger, or more desireable home timing the market i...

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News

San Diego Home Prices Rise Interest Rates Still Low!!

Wed, 15 Aug 2012

Median Home Prices in San Diego Highest Since August 2008 HOME PRICES REACH FOUR-YEAR HIGH Lower inventory pushes median in county to $342K, even as sales dip LILY LEUNG • U-T Home prices in San Diego County, still far from their pre-recession peaks, have risen to their highest level in four ye...

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Time to Get Into The Real Estate Market In San Diego!

Sun, 29 Jul 2012 00:00:01 PDT

We now have more facts to help those who have been waiting to buy or sell, the market has changed - This San Diego Union article tells it like it is. GUEST COLUMN Encouraging news about our real estate market Whether you have been thinking about selling your home or buying one,the question for quite a wh...

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The Truth About The Health Care Tax..Few People Will Be Affected

Tue, 24 Jul 2012

Here Are The Facts About The Health Care Tax.  This San Diego Union article clears the air on a rumor many have taken seriously. from KENNETH HARNEY Nation’s Housing NEWHOUSING TAX WON’T AFFECT MOST SELLERS. When the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the health care reform law on federal tax grounds,...

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Who Is Hiring In San Diego?

Tue, 24 Jul 2012

Good News For Those Looking For Work In San Diego And Good News For The Housing Market.   Here are the top employers looking for talent as found in the San Diego Union.. ECONOMY Which employers are hiring in S.D. County? San Diego County employers added 13,400 jobs in June. It’s the most jo...

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Short Sales Instead of Forclosures In San Diego

Tue, 24 Jul 2012

Short Sales are preferred over foreclosures.  This San Diego Union article shows foreclosures way down and short sales up.  The market for homes is definitely on the mend. SHORT SALES HELP EASE FORECLOSURES Dataquick reports local market momentum also driving down distress levels to lower than norm...

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Investment

The Real Estate Road To Millionaire Is Alive And Well In San Diego!

Sun, 29 Jul 2012 06:00:00 PDT

Here are the blueprints to making your fortune in Real Estate in San Diego.  This San Diego Union column gives us a guide. FEATURED RENTAL COMMUNITIES Rent Sense The Road to Millionaire? By Neil Fjellestad and Chris De Marco FBS Property Management We have a great summer read to recomme...

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Rental Demand is Good For San Diego Home Investors

Fri, 02 Dec 2011

If you own a rental in San Diego the vacancy rates are low and the outlook is great. REAL ESTATE Demand for rentals is expected to grow The rental vacancy rate in San Diego County appears to be “bouncing along” and demand is expected to grow in coming years, said a leading trade expert Wed...

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Equity in San Diego Homes Show Positive Strength of Real Estate Investments

Sun, 02 Oct 2011

Equity in real estate in San Diego continues to be the biggest portion of net worth for most of us.  Our homes, purchased when we were raising our children have increased in value and the loans have been paid down while tax benefits of home ownership have reduced our cost of living, continue to brighten our lives i...

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The 6 Keys to Real Estate Investing

Sat, 13 Aug 2011

The Six Keys To Real Estate Investing: First,  You must be motivated. Real estate investing includes effort and patience with tenants and  maintenance personnel as well as work you may choose to do to improve your return.  It is not for the everyone.  The good news is you can hire someone to do most of that wor...

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Investment Real Estate

Mon, 03 Jan 2011

We are here to assist you in your transition from just owning a home to becoming a Real Estate Investor with the focus on building wealth and net worth through real estate. Everyone knows how real estate was involved in this last recession but there is another side. Real estate held for the long term with kn...

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Property Management

Why Renters Need Insurance

Mon, 23 Jul 2012

Renters always should obtain renters insurance.  You are covered in the event of accidental fire and more.  Here are the details from the San Diego Union: RENTAL ROUNDTABLE WHO’S RESPONSIBLE FOR DAMAGES FROMRENTAL FIRE? This column on issues confronting renters and landlords is written by certif...

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Property Management In San Diego Takes Vigilance and Proactivity

Sun, 11 Mar 2012

Great Information For Your San Diego North County Real Estate Rental Issues that arise during a home rental period require immediate sensivtive response to maintain your property and income stream. Not everyone has the knowledge and skills to manage their own property.  This article in the San Diego Union g...

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How To Have Harmony When Allowing Pets In Your Rental Home in San Diego

Sun, 26 Feb 2012

Important Checklist For Landlords When Renting To Tenants With Pets One of the most troubling landlord tenant issues is when the tenants have pets and the pets cause noise or damage to the property.  It is always best to have a complete understanding so that the tenancy remains as peaceful as possible.  This ar...

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Tax Codes Provide Incentive To Invest In Real Estate Rentals in San Diego

Sun, 19 Feb 2012

San Diego Real Estate and Property Management Opportunities are Enhanced by Our Tax Code Because San Diego North County homes and neighborhoods are in high demant from people all around the world we have the unique opportunity to enjoy price appreciation in addition to the normal tax advantages of owning real e...

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Foreclosure In San Diego.. What Tenants And Owners Need To Know

Sat, 11 Feb 2012

Questions And Answers About Foreclosures For Owners and Tenants In San Diego CAUTION In the fog of foreclosure, beware of solicitors that offer erroneous information in bid to take your money LILY LEUNG • U-T Fear and uncertainty filled Daniella Baca after she learned that her landlord was faci...

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Loans

Loans For Homes In San Diego Are There For Those Who Really Want To Buy

Fri, 13 Jan 2012

If you really want to buy a home in San Diego you really can!!! Those loans we all saw in the first decade of this century are gone.  They were based on custom unreliable underwriting guidelines and practices that  were designed to put people in homes; the problem was it was done with loans they could not affor...

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Should You Refinance Your Home In San Diego

Sun, 25 Sep 2011 17:00:00 +0800

Can you lower your interest rate and payments or not?  Refinance?   If you are able to keep your home even though your mortgage is higher than the current value this article in the San Diego Union may help.  To help you with those payments we offer one more thought.  When you have more than one mortgage you may wan...

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Loans

Sat, 01 Jan 2011

Mortgage loans are vital to the purchase of most real estate. Residential loans are based mainly on the credit history and income of the buyer. You and the bank must know your income and expenses, and that you can be counted on to repay the loan amount. This is subject to or modified by the terms of the l...

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Cost comparison tool not effective in helping buyers

Mon, 09 May 2011

This is an interesting read.  I believe that the latest changes to lending are going to make it easier for and more likely that, consumers will compare.  Kenneth R. Harney More home buyers should put faith in good-faith estimate What if the federal government spent years designing a tool to help consum...

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Careers

6 Important Career Questions For Those Thinking of Being A Real Estate Agent

Sun, 25 Sep 2011 09:00:00 +0800

1)   Are you thinking of real estate as a full time career?  How many hours are you going to devote to it?   Where will you work?  Granted, many agents become proficient and after that can work in a home environment but most need the stimulation, educational, and support benefits of an office. 2)  Are you willi...

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