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11
Apr

San Diego County Realtor Expo 2014

San Diego County Realtor Expo

2014 San Diego County Realtor Expo at the downtown San Diego Convention Center.

 

San Diego County Realtor Expo

9
Apr

San Diego County Home for Sale

San Diego County Home for Sale

San Diego County Home for Sale. Highly upgraded 4Br./2.5Ba on an almost 10Ac. park-like lot!

18435 Deerhorn Valley Road – Shown by appointment only!

Looking for a beautiful, extensively remodeled split-level ranch home in a spectacular country setting with huge century-old oak trees, peaceful meadows and seasonal creeks enhance the park-like environment? — You JUST FOUND YOUR DREAM HOME! Read more »

8
Apr

San Diego County Residential Real Estate Market Analysis

San Diego County Residential Real Estate Market Analysis: 1st Quarter 2014

©2014 By Mark A. Melikian California Certified Residential Appraiser appraisals@san.rr.com P.O. Box 3051 Del Mar, California 92014 858-793-9339

The following is a market data summary of detached and attached properties as reported by the San Diego County MLS system. The data includes all zip codes in San Diego County. * All 2014 data in figures 1 through 4 will be projected based on market data taken from January through March as reported by the San Diego County MLS system. All projections discussed in this analysis will be updated throughout the year in subsequent quarterly reports.

Market Overview: The data provided analyzes residential real estate sales beginning in the year 2000, which is used as the base year. The number of sold listings in San Diego County peaked in 2003 at 42,746 units and decreased through 2008 to 23,972 units. *The 2014 projection shows the total number of units sold for the year will be 24,860, which is near the 2008 low (see figure 1).

San Diego sold listings

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25
Mar

San Diego Housing Market

San Diego Housing Market

The S&P/Case-Shiller index for January was just released today.

Jamul California home for saleThe good news, at least for San Diego home sellers, was that  for January 2014,San Diego had the most improved year-over-year home appreciation!

Yes, for January 2014 the case Shiller index showed that San Diego’s residential real estate market improved by an amazing 19.4%! Read more »

22
Mar

Real Estate Drone

Real Estate Drone

This is the latest video in a series about my use of an aerial drone for marketing San Diego real estate.

As this video explains, the average Realtor does not have to use a drone to achieve aerial video or photos of their latest listing. The use of a relatively less expensive radio controlled model, without the feedback of a live video signal is really all that necessary. Read more »

11
Mar

San Diego Neighborhoods

San Diego Neighborhoods

Have you ever wondered what home buyers are really looking for in a neighborhood? Most people would guess the number one thing are good schools, but,as you can see from the graphic below that’s actually number three on the priority list.

So, how do you rate your own neighborhood priorities compared to the results shown here from the national Association of realtors survey? Your comments are encouraged, below.

San Diego neighborhoods - San Diego real estate

San Diego Neighborhoods

7
Mar

Real Estate Video Drones now Legal

Real estate video drones now legal!

real estate video droneOur all-knowing, all seeing and over regulating government took a setback this week when a judge dismissed the FAA’s case against the first-ever person charged with flying a model drone commercially. The FAA has stated that flying an aerial drone for commercial purposes was the legal in the USA. They also stated that there was “no gray area” in the law to allow commercial drone use. Read more »

6
Mar

San Diego real estate drone

San Diego real estate drone

Today, the latest high-tech real estate marketing buzz is about the use of drones, for marketing high-end real estate properties.

Unfortunately, our all-encompassing government has said that commercial use of these aerial drones is illegal. Actually, I understand that there is one lawsuit that FFA a has already instituted against the drone pilot. Read more »

5
Mar

Deerhorn Valley California home for sale

Deerhorn Valley California home for sale

Jamul California. 4Br+Fam Rm/2.5Ba on almost a 10Ac park-like lot!

18435 Deerhorn Valley Road – Shown by appointment only!

Looking for a beautiful, extensively remodeled split-level ranch home in a spectacular country setting with huge century-old oak trees, peaceful meadows and seasonal creeks enhance the park-like environment? — You JUST FOUND YOUR DREAM HOME! Read more »

4
Mar

Home Prices Move Up in January

Home Prices Move Up

Jamul home for sale

In a report out today from CoreLogic, a real estate data collection firm, it showed that home prices in the United States increased in January after declining for the last three months of 2013. Read more »