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What does the data tell us?

December numbers are in so we finally have a complete picture of how San Diego fared for 2014. New Listings were down sharply, -5.8% compared to last year (a drop of 31% from November!), all the while Pending Sales were up 14% compared to la...

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The Salary You Need For A Median Home

How much money do you need to earn to afford a median-priced home in San Diego? It’s no secret that homes in San Diego are expensive, but how do they compare to the rest of the nation? A new study by HSH ranks 27 large metropolitan areas ...

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San Diego Foreclosures

After an October uptick, foreclosures in San Diego County fell in November, while notices of default dropped near an eight-year low. In November, lenders foreclosed on 162 properties in the county, down from the 173 they repossessed in Octob...

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The 10 Fastest-Growing Industries for Small Business

Fastest-Growth Industries for U.S. Small Businesses Residential building construction: 14.77 percent Building custom software and servers for businesses: 14.29 percent Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers: 13.75 percent ...

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County new home prices hit record high

The median price for newly built single-family homes and condos in San Diego County shot up to a record high in December, while the number of new homes sold hit a record low for a December. Last month, 284 new residences sold at a median $69...

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Fed taper could hit housing market

The stakes are high for San Diego’s housing market as the Federal Reserve tapers the national economy off super-low interest rates. Some experts think interest rates have been held back more by sluggish global growth than by Fed stimulus, so ...

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The 2013 real estate year in review

Historically low-interest rates and limited inventory in 2013 fueled some of the greatest housing appreciation in San Diego County since the early 2000s. “Last year, we saw home values catch up to where they should have been if we didn’t ha...

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Mortgages get new rules. Do you qualify?

If you need a mortgage to buy a home this year, the government wants to make sure you can pay back your loan. That’s why on Jan. 10, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau implemented new mortgage-lending rules that federal regulators sa...

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10 Things That Make a Home a Good Home

As the home buying market starts to heat up again, here are ten things you should consider when choosing your next home. Location, location, location Perhaps nothing is more important than the three L’s, and there’s a reason why it’s ...

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