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California Spring Home Buying Season 2014

California Spring Home Buying Season 2014 There is a lot of good news for home buyers as we enter the Spring home buying season. Interest rates have recovered from the first of the year. Historically interest rates rise at the … Continue reading

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FHA to offer Mortgage Insurance Discount to First-Time Buyers

FHA to offer Mortgage Insurance discount to first-time-buyers Carol Galante, FHA commissioner, announced on Tuesday that FHA would offer discounts on mortgage insurance premiums to first-time buyers who completed housing counseling. FHA mortgages have been an important sources of loans … Continue reading

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Winter Buyers Looking for Bargains

Winter Buyers Looking for Bargains A recent survey by the National Associations of Realtors reveals that buyers looking to purchase homes this winter will be looking for bargains. The real estate market usually winds down during the 4th quarter but … Continue reading

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3rd Quarter Update on San Diego Real Estate

3rd Quarter Update on San Diego Real Estate We will be entering the 4th Quarter of 2013 tomorrow and I thought it would be a good idea to take a look at what has happened so far this year. We … Continue reading

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Good News for the San Diego Real Estate Market

Good News for the San Diego Real Estate Market During my recent open houses I have been seeing a nice trend – move-up buyers. This segment of the market has been absent for some time. The market has been dominated … Continue reading

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New Market Times for Short Sales

Effective August 1, 2013, shorts sales will have longer on market times. Homes with loans through Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will now have to be on the local MLS (Multiple Listing Service) for a minimum of 5 days if they … Continue reading

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The San Diego Real Estate Market is Changing

The San Diego Real Estate Market is Changing The real estate market, like the financial market, is interesting to watch. Subtle changes often signal bigger shifts are on the way. Two things are occurring at the same time which I believe … Continue reading

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