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Real Estate Appreciation 2015

Real Estate Appreciation 2015

Top 10 cities for real estate appreciation in 2015

2015 real estate outlook

Georgia Tech

In a recent Realtor report it was forecast that there would be a widespread real estate recovery in 2015.

In a few weeks I’ll publish a post that talks about not only the majority view of the real estate market for 2015, but also my personal Outlook for the 2015. San Diego real estate market.

Now, I’d like to note that this recent Realtor report also predicted what the best real estate markets in the United States that are indicating above average potential appreciation in 2015. Read more »


Investing in the Housing Market

Robert Shiller on Investing in the Housing Market

Nobel laureate Robert Shiller talks with WSJ.Money contributor David Wessel about the wisdom of investing in real estate and his provocative proposal to arrest the growth of inequality in the U.S. Read more »


Slowdown for Home Prices

S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price

California home for sale

The latest Case-Shiller results show that home prices continue to decelerate. The 10-City Composite gained 4.8% year-over-year, down from 5.5% in August. The 20-City Composite gained 4.9% year-over-year, compared to 5.6% in August.

The National and Composite Indices were both slightly negative in September. Both the 10 and 20-City Composites reported a slight downturn while the National Index posted a -0.1% change for the month. Charlotte and Miami led all cities in September with increases of 0.6%. Atlanta and Washington D.C. offset those gains by reporting decreases of 0.3% and 0.4%. Read more »


Townhome Rental 3Br+Fam Rm – 2.5Ba

SDSU area large Townhome Rental 3Br+Fam Rm – 2.5Ba

Rental amount just reduced! Now, just $2,190 per month on a one year lease. Credit & employment check required. Show by appointment only.


$2,190/mo, 3Br+FamRm/2.5Ba Townhouse, 1802 sqft.


Bob Schwartz, Real estate Broker CALic.#00706331 | | 619-286-5604
3431 Mission Mesa Way, San Diego, CA 92120
3BR+Fam Rm/2.5BA Townhouse – San Diego
3Bd/2.5Ba Townhouse
Year Built 1984
Sq Footage 1802 sqft.
Bedrooms 3 Beds
Bathrooms 2.5 Baths
Parking 2
Lease Duration 1 Year
Deposit $2,190
Pets Policy Cats & Dogs OK
Laundry In Unit



Huge 3Br/2.5Ba + Fam Rm. Modern Spanish Townhome. Newer central A/C & heating. Just professionally cleaned. Next door to the 5,700Ac. Mission Trails Regional Park! Ready for your move-in!
San Diego
see additional photos below
Unit Features

- Living room - Dining room - Walk-in closet
- Master bath - Family room - Storage space
- Breakfast nook - Recreation room - Library
- Range / Oven - Refrigerator - Dishwasher
- Microwave - Garbage disposal - Balcony, Deck, or Patio
- Heat: forced air - Central A/C - Double pane / Storm windows
- Cable-ready - Hardwood floor - Fireplace
- High / Vaulted ceiling
Community Features

- Shared pool - On-street parking - Garage – Attached


One year lease. Credit & Employment check required. Owner will consider small pet w/increased rent/security.



Contact info:
Bob Schwartz, Real estate Broker CALic.#00706331


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U.S. Home Foreclosures Jump

U.S. Home Foreclosures

home foreclosures

In a report just out by RealtyTrac®, shows that U.S. foreclosure activity in October increased by 15 percent from September, but still down 8 percent from a year ago. The October monthly increase was the largest month-over-month increase since U.S. foreclosure activity peaked in March 2010.!

Home foreclosure auctions increased from a year ago in 29 states, including Oregon (up 399 percent), North Carolina (up 288 percent), New Jersey (up 118 percent), New York (up 89 percent), Connecticut (up 60 percent), Nevada (up 53 percent), Alabama (up 41 percent), Washington (up 36 percent), Indiana (up 36 percent), California (up 19 percent) and South Carolina (up 18 percent). Read more »


Honoring Veterans Day 2014

Honoring Veterans Day

Happy Veterans Day – Thank you to all US Armed Forces veterans (and their families) who’ve made so many sacrifices to protect our freedoms!

Our service men and women deserve and need our support and our thanks. Read more »


3BR+Fam.Rm/2.5BA Townhouse – San Diego

San Diego Townhome for rent

3BR+Fam.Rm/2.5BA Townhouse – San Diego


San Diego townhomes for sale

3431 Mission Mesa Way, San Diego, CA 92120

$2,190/mo Ready for 12-1-14 move in.

Contact info:
Bob Schwartz, Real estate Broker CALic.#00706331 | | 619-286-5604

Year Built: 1984
Sq Footage: 1802 sqft.
Bedrooms: 3 Beds
Bathrooms: 2.5 Baths
Parking: 2
Lease Duration: 1 Year (See Details Below)
Deposit: $2,250
Pets Policy: Cats & Dogs OK
Laundry: In Unit
Property Type: Townhouse



San Diego Real Estate Market Analysis – 3rd Quarter 2014

San Diego County Residential Real Estate Market Analysis

©2014 By Mark A. Melikian California Certified Residential Appraiser 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 September 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.


San Diego Real Estate 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 33,105 (see figure 1).

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California Home Sales

California Pending Home Sales

California Home Sales August 2014

Keep in mind, that pending home sales are forward-looking indicators of future home sales activity, and as such, provide a good basis for calling the future direction of the real estate market.

Here in California, pending home sales fell for the fifth straight month in the latest report for August.  Read more »


San Diego Little Known Facts

San Diego Little Known Facts

Even though I’ve been living in San Diego for quite a long time, it seems there are always new facts to learn about our fine city.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited by Europeans on what is now the West Coast of the United States. Upon landing in San Diego Bay in 1542, Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo claimed the entire area for Spain, forming the basis for the settlement of Alta California 200 years later. Read more »