How Social Media is Changing the Way We Shop for Homes in California

Social media is a huge part of our everyday lives. And now, it has made its way into real estate and home buying. According to the California Association of Realtors, their study found that more than 75 percent of homebuyers used some type of social media when searching for a home. This is up 52 […]...

Propery Values up 6% in San Diego County

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Close to one million homes in San Diego County were assessed at 6 percent higher than last year, up to $433.4 billion, according to the County Assessor/Recorder/Clerk Ernest Dronenburg Jr. The announcement was made Friday and includes 985,000 taxable properties. Cities and school districts rely heavily on property tax revenue to pay for services. All eighteen […]...

New Businesses Coming to La Jolla!

Recently, there has been a lot of activity in the La Jolla Retail Marketplace. Many businesses are entering La Jolla Village to fill the void left by former retailers and restaurants. We thought we would give you an overview of the latest changes that have occurred and the ones that are in the works. These changes […]...

La Jolla’s Beaches Among Cleanest in California!

San Diego is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Now we can add cleanest to the list! Heal the Bay, a local non-profit organization that engages in environmental cleanups and ranks coastal ecology aspects, recently released their study determining how clean the water is along the California coastline. They named […]...

Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Buy That Vacation Home

If you or your family is thinking about purchasing a second home, now may be just the right time to do it. As the economy grows and the housing market recovers, more and more Baby Boomers are making the decision to purchase a vacation home. Sales of vacation homes skyrocketed last year and a recent […]...

La Jolla Real Estate Market Update

La Jolla real estate is booming! The month of April saw a median list price of $3,000,406 for a single family home. Total inventory for the area of La Jolla was 156 homes, with the average home size being 3,664 square feet. The average list price for a home in La Jolla was $4,269,746 and […]...

San Diego is America’s Top Choice for Relocating!

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It’s official. San Diego is America’s favorite city! A new survey issued this week by the American Planning Association says that the city of San Diego is the top choice for people looking to relocate. 1,040 adults, aged 21-65 were polled and asked which top three metro areas would interest them the most as a […]...

San Diego Homeowners: Could Your Home Sell in Two Months?

What are the chances that your San Diego home would sell in two months or less if you put it on the market today? A new study done by the real estate website Trulia suggests that the chances are high that you would sell your home within 60 days. Homes in San Diego are the […]...

Luxury Real Estate Market Booming in California

Sales of California luxury homes, those sold for a million dollars or more, rose last year to the highest level in six years. Rising home prices, an improving economy, rising demand and sharp price appreciation were among many factors that contributed to this increase. The high end real estate market saw the strongest gains, with […]...

San Diego Housing Prices Heat Up

The S&P/Case-Shiller index reveals that housing prices in January posted their biggest gains since 2004. Coming off an autumn lull, San Diego County’s housing market is seeing increased price appreciation. The price index increased 0.6% in January from December, compared to a downslope of 0.1% the previous month. Based on seasonally adjusted figures, January was the […]...