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Why Now’s the Time to Upgrade to a New Home in San Diego
April 19th, 2019 by Karen
Posted in: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers, San Diego Market Updates
If you are debating upgrading your current home, now is the time! Deals in the Upper End of the Market In today’s real estate market there are deals to be had at the higher end! This is great news for homeowners who want to upgrade from their current house. Much of the demand for housing... Read More
San Diego Real Estate Market Update – March 2019
March 18th, 2019 by Karen
Posted in: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate News, San Diego Market Updates
Mortgage interest rates have leveled off which is big news for the housing market. Rising interest rates along with minimal housing inventory contributed to a massive slowdown in the housing market. Let's see how it played out in 2018 and how it is looking in San Diego so far in 2019. Consider the following charts:
7 Things To Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage
March 13th, 2019 by Karen
Congratulations! You’ve found a home to buy and have applied for a mortgage! You are undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new home! But before you make any big purchases, move any money around, or make any big-time life changes, consult your loan officer. They will be able to tell you how your... Read More
What’s Going On With Home Prices in San Diego?
October 21st, 2018 by Karen
Reports are showing that the real estate market is slowing down but how does the San Diego real estate market compare? National Home Prices up 5.5% from August 2017 According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Insights Report, national home prices in August were up 5.5% from August 2017. This marks the first time since June 2016 that home... Read More
Where are Mortgage Interest Rates Headed in 2019?
October 4th, 2018 by Karen
Mortgage Interest Rates Continue to Rise The interest rate you pay on your home mortgage has a direct impact on your monthly payment; the higher the rate, the greater the payment will be. That is why it is important to know where rates are headed when deciding to start your home search. Below is a... Read More
How Much Down Payment Do You Need for a House?
July 31st, 2018 by Karen
How Much Down Payment Do You Need for a House? You DO NOT Need 20% Down to Buy Your Home NOW! The Aspiring Home Buyers Profile from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) found that the American public is still somewhat confused about what is required to qualify for a home mortgage loan in today’s housing market. The results... Read More