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Existing Home Sales Higher

Existing home sales up for 3rd. consecutive month in July

home sales -San Diego home price appreciation

San Diego real estate pent up demand

Here in the Western region, existing home sales rose 3.2 percent to an annual rate of 1.28 million in July, and are 11.3 percent above a year ago. The median price in the West was $327,400, which is 8.4 percent above July 2014.

Existing home sales in the South increased 4.1 percent to an annual rate of 2.29 million in July, and are 9.6 percent above July 2014. The median price in the South was $203,500, up 7.0 percent from a year ago.

The Northeast was the only region to show a home sales drop for July. The Northeast decreased 2.8 percent to an annual rate of 700,000, but are still 9.4 percent above a year ago. The median price in the Northeast was $277,200, which is 1.3 percent higher than July 2014. In the Midwest, existing-home sales were at an annual rate of 1.32 million in July, unchanged from June and 10.9 percent above July 2014. The median price in the Midwest was $186,500, up 6.6 percent from a year ago. Read more »


June Home Prices Higher

June home prices move up

San Diego real estate San Diego home pricesThe June home prices in the 20-city S&P/Case-Shiller index was up 4.5%.

The city with the largest home price increase for June was Denver with a 10.2% year-over-year increase. This was followed by San Francisco with a 9.5% increase and Dallas with a 8.2% rise.

Within the 20-city index, eleven cities showed home prices in June 2015. Read more »


San Diego Real Estate Blog July Traffic

San Diego Real Estate Blog  July Traffic

Last month this San Diego real estate blog had over 29,800 unique visitors!

San Diego real estate blog traffic For the past six months, this San Diego real estate blog averaged over 29,600 unique visitors per month!

Thanks to all our loyal readers & site visitors.

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Most Expensive Housing Markets in the Nation

Most Expensive Housing Markets in the Nation

San Diego home prices - Most Expensive Housing Markets in the NationOf the five most expensive housing markets in the country, four them are here in California. Yes, San Jose, California, where Silicon Valley is located, has the distinction of having the nation’s highest median home price of $980,000!

In second place, is San Francisco with the median home price of $841,600. The Anaheim Santa Ana area of California comes in third with the median home price of $685,700. The fourth highest median home price in the country is not in California, but in Honolulu, Hawaii. The median home price in Honolulu is $698,600. Read more »


Real Estate Market Condition

Real Estate Market Condition

San Diego real estate marketWith just over five months left for the 2015 real estate market, the market remains strong and barring any major  interest rate hikes should remain so through the end of the year.

According to the most recent S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index, home prices continued to increase in May, though not at the pace many experts had predicted. On a national basis, single-family home prices seem to have settled in at an annual appreciation averaging between four and 5%.

The chairman of the S&P Dow Jones indexes said that he expected the future average home prices to slow down rather than accelerate. Meanwhile, the average single-family home resale price appreciation has been about double that of inflation and wage price increases for the year. Read more »


San Carlos 3Br Rental

SDSU San Carlos Huge 3Br+FamRm/2.5Ba Rental

$2250 – 1800ft2

San Diego townhome rentalKEY FEATURES
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: No pets
Laundry: In Unit
Property Type: Townhouse



Real Estate Video Drone

Best real estate video drone

DJI’s Phantom 3 Professional Quadcopter Drone

New DJI Phantom 3 Advanced and Professional quadcopters out for some test flights! This new model is the best real estate video drone for the money & ease of use.

Eric Cheng discuss how these new quads differ from previous models in terms of their flight capability and cameras. View these quadcopters up in the air to test the new stabilization systems and 4K video!

Awesome review, DJI Phantom 3 is really the best in this price range. I would recommend getting it here (look at Amazon ad on right side & below this post) for a much cheaper price. Read more »


San Diego Home Prices – Case Shiller

San Diego Home Prices

2015 San Diego real estate market forecast - San Diego Home PricesThe latest S&P Case-Shiller Case Shiller Home Price Index report showed that for April the year over year home price appreciation in San Diego, California was 4 1/2%.

This increase in home prices was slightly below the average for the 20 city index tracked in this report. The average for the 20 cities tracked for April was 4.9% residential home price appreciation. Read more »


San Carlos Home Rental

San Carlos Home Rental 3Br./2.5Ba

San Carlos Home Rental - SDSU area rental**Note- Has now been rented

Great ‘top of the hill’ location off Mission Gorge Rd, just West of Jackson Dr. in the San Carlos area of San Diego. Adjacent to the Mission Trails Regional Park. New England styling blended w/modern space & energy efficiency. Yes, real beauty, convenience and economy. Spacious 3 bedroom, 2.5Ba. w/fenced back yard & large covered rear patio. One bedroom/den on 1st. floor – two car attached garage. Large living room w/dramatic cathedral ceiling & fireplace. Front yard maintained by H.O.A.  $1,995 per month. Tenant pays all utilities. – One year lease & Credit/Emp. check required. One small pet considered. Should be available for August 1 move-in.
Contact info:Bob Schwartz, CA licensed real estate broker
DRE Lic#00706331
(619) 286-5604  SHOWN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY! Equal Opportunity Housing

Mission Bonita Drive at Mission Vista Drive (google map) (yahoo map)


Eco Friendly Home Features

Eco Friendly Home Features Help Sales

Eco Friendly home features

Seven Secrets to Eco Friendly Homes that Make Cents … Read more »