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News, Views and Opinions on Real Estate, Law and the North San Diego Community

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Coming Right Up: More Buying Power For Buyers

Attention buyers using loans to purchase property: your buying power will be increasing this Spring. The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced it will be increasing conforming loan limits almost $38,000 starting in March. First let’s look at what exactly a conforming loan limit is. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are the guarantors of the majority…

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Most Costly (But Preventable) Home Maintenance Issue

It always amazes me when I list homes that most sellers do not do the one thing annually to protect themselves from hefty costs at selling time…and it only has to be done once a year and costs very little. If you guessed “termite inspection” you are correct! Here in California termites are pretty common…

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The Importance of Trust in Real Estate Agency Relationships

Trust is a key element in any relationship, and that includes business. In real estate transactions buyers and sellers need to be able to trust their agent, as agents not only tell their clients what documents are required to complete transactions, but also negotiate on their clients’ behalf. The role of an agent is to…

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Real Estate Market Update June 2020

It certainly has been a challenging time for all of us, but the real estate market does not seem to be affected. There are fewer homes for sale now than at any time since 2006 – according to Altos Research – and the number of listed homes seems to be falling rather than increasing, as…

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UPDATE: BEWARE BEFORE YOU FORBEAR

This is an update to the last blog I posted on mortgage forbearance in this time of the Coronavirus…here are some VERY important updates if you are considering mortgage forbearance: 1. Affected credit scores – while federally backed loan borrowers are eligible for forbearance due to hardship suffered as a result of the pandemic, credit…

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Real Estate Market Update: What’s In Store for Q2, Q3 and Q4?

In an effort to get as much information as possible out there to my clients and those interested in the real estate market during these troubled times, here is some important information to keep in mind. According to industry experts on the front lines (lenders and real estate people), home prices are expected to drop…

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What is the Effect of COVID19 on San Diego Real Estate?

First of all, I hope everyone is healthy and taking precautions to remain so, like social distancing, exercising and eating healthy. I have been speaking with many clients – buyers and sellers – and the number one question I get is whether they should consider buying or selling real estate right now, during a pandemic.…

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FREE Informative Real Estate Contracts Call Tomorrow!

Please join me tomorrow, March 4, at 2 PM PST for a FREE Zoom call, sponsored by Finest Women in Real Estate, where I will be discussing real estate contract responsibility and liability under the California Residential Purchase Contract. This will pertain to home buyers, home sellers and agents of both. If you have ever…

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How Will Real Estate Transactions Change in the Next 10 Years?

Many real estate industry folks have been discussing the always changing real estate market, and wondering what will change in the next 10 years for the industry, and for buyers and sellers. This is a great question because there have already been so many changes due to technology and companies that are trying to streamline…

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