San Diego Realtor Vlog–Someone is stealing from the fridge at work

Posted by on Feb 14, 2018 in Buying Homes, CA, Community, Investment, North Park, Real Estate FAQ, San Diego, Selling Homes, Uncategorized

San Diego Realtor Vlog–Someone is stealing from the fridge at work

We all have one.  That office thief who comes in an nibbles on your leftovers.  While it may not be the crime of the century to steal someone’s food.  It is a crummy thing to do.  In today’s episode of San Diego Realtor VLOG we get down to what are they really eating and two new properties that hit the market in University Heights and Kensington.   If you feel so inclined, follow me on my YouTube channel and Instagram @thechrisspade   The two homes we...

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A Day in the Life of a San Diego Realtor

Posted by on Feb 13, 2018 in Buying Homes, CA, Community, Investment, Real Estate FAQ, San Diego, Selling Homes

A Day in the Life of a San Diego Realtor

  Ever wonder what it’s actually like to wake up every day and be a realtor.  Well, I take you on this mad journey called real estate.  Today, we go down to National City for a listing appointment and show you how we come up with a value  for your home.  There’s also some good behind the scenes stuff too.   Take a peek and let me know what you think.   Searching for a home? Homes for sale Under $300,000 Homes for sale from $301,000-$400,000 Homes...

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Just Sold! 2033 Englewood Drive, Lemon Grove, CA 91945

Posted by on Feb 1, 2018 in Buying Homes, Community, Palm Springs, Real Estate FAQ, San Diego, Selling Homes

Just Sold!  2033 Englewood Drive, Lemon Grove, CA 91945

Yesterday, I had another opportunity to help a long time client sell her home.  This time the home was at 2033 Englewood Drive, Lemon Grove, CA 91945. The escrow closed on January 31st, 2018.  The final sales price was $410,000.  The seller gave a credit to the buyers for $1500 for recurring and non recurring closing costs.  Why would I blog about this home.  Well, for a couple reasons.  While a smooth escrow–this did not close without a hiccup. We went under contract...

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Best Places to Watch The Super Bowl in San Diego

Posted by on Jan 31, 2018 in Buying Homes, Community, San Diego, Selling Homes, Uncategorized

Best Places to Watch The Super Bowl in San Diego

OK, I’m not going to lie and start this blog out by telling you I’m excited about the Super Bowl this year.  The only thing that gets me gitty is that it’s being played in my home town of Minneapolis.  Let me tell you, if you haven’t been to US Bank Stadium…. it is A-W-E-S-O-M-E.  My brother and I went for a pre-season Vikings game back in August.  I digress…. we are talking about the best places to watch the big game in San Diego. Now,...

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San Diego Housing Market for December 2017

Posted by on Jan 25, 2018 in Buying Homes, Community, San Diego, Selling Homes

San Diego Housing Market for December 2017

The San Diego housing market saw some slight gains from November to December.  The median price for a home in San Diego county in December is $539,000.  That’s up just slightly in November from $537,150. Homes well priced are moving off the market quickly.  The average days on market in December remains pretty steady at 36 days.  A good indicator to see if your home is over priced is taking a look at how long the home has been on the market.  The only exception to...

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Rent v Buy–What Should I do??

Posted by on Jan 24, 2018 in Buying Homes, Real Estate FAQ, San Diego, Selling Homes, Uncategorized

Rent v Buy–What Should I do??

As I’m writing this the song by the song, “Should I stay or Should I go now,” by The Clash is running through my head.  Why, because it’s that kind of song that gets you thinking in either direction.  Kind of like buying a home. Should I rent or should I buy?  Well, the answer is YES to both.  Let me explain. First, when you are getting ready to buy a home, you have to ask yourself: how do rents compare to home prices? What do I mean by that.  Well,...

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