San Diego Real Estate–Fannie Mae is part of the Housing Crisis

Posted by on Oct 26, 2017 in Buying Homes, CA, Community, Investment, North Park, Palm Springs, Real Estate FAQ, San Diego, Selling Homes, Uncategorized

San Diego Real Estate–Fannie Mae is part of the Housing Crisis

Home ownership is at a 50 year low and Fannie Mae may be part of the reason San Diego Real Estate Rents and Home Prices are so out of control.  Why you ask?  Well, Fannie Mae has partnered up with a company called Invitation Homes.  It’s the nation’s largest owner of single family homes for lease. According to REALTOR Magazine–a trade industry publication for REALTORS across the United States–Invitation homes will purchase single family homes in...

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REALTOR Vlog–The Open House

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 in Buying Homes, Community, Investment, North Park, Palm Springs, Real Estate FAQ, San Diego, Selling Homes

REALTOR Vlog–The Open House

Being a real estate agent isn’t like it is on TV.  In fact, there is a lot that you don’t see happening behind the scenes.  Take a look as I talk you along on my day going through the process of doing an open house. Interested in a career in real estate or wondering something about real estate that you want answered.  Just shoot me a message and I’ll shoot a vlog on it.   Check out homes from $300,000-$400,000 Check out homes from $401,000-$500,000...

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San Diego Real Estate–Clearing the Bad Energy

Posted by on Sep 22, 2017 in Buying Homes, CA, Community, Investment, North Park, Palm Springs, Real Estate FAQ, San Diego, Selling Homes

San Diego Real Estate–Clearing the Bad Energy

Have you ever been attracted to someone when they walk into a room?  Not physically attracted but when they walk in you can actually feel the energy and presence that they bring.  Now ask yourself, have you ever been in a house that just felt weird?  Have you ever walked into a home and was told that it was haunted?  That’s energy.  In fact, if you know anything about physics, you know that everything is energy. You see, when we buy homes or sell homes there is an...

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Ego: It kills real estate transactions

Posted by on Aug 14, 2017 in Buying Homes, CA, Investment, North Park, Palm Springs, Real Estate FAQ, San Diego, Selling Homes

Ego:  It kills real estate transactions

Ego.  We all have one.  If we recognize it, we can see it stares us in the face.  It’s that ugly little monster.  It’s also the one thing that destroys real estate transactions.  Why?  Because real estate agents have huge egos. My company operates is on the premise that every transaction needs to be a “win-win” or there is no deal.  I look at a real estate transaction as one big math problem that just needs to be solved.  So if every transaction...

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Yes! Stage your home for sale.

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017 in Buying Homes, CA, coronado, Gaslamp, Golden Hill, Mission Hills, North Park, Palm Springs, Point Loma, Real Estate FAQ, San Diego, Selling Homes, South Park, University Heights

Yes!  Stage your home for sale.

  I get asked all the time about staging.  Should I do it, or shouldn’t I do it?  The short answer is, yes, you absolutely need to stage your home.  The second question is, how much does it cost?   We’ll get to that in a minute.  Let’s focus on the benefits of staging. First, the why?  Buyers, on average, are walking into anywhere from ten to twelve homes over the course of the buying process–before making the decision to write a contract.  They...

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Home Values for December 2015 in San Diego County

Posted by on Jan 29, 2016 in Buying Homes, CA, Chula Vista, Community, coronado, Distressed homes, Gaslamp, Golden Hill, HELOC, home inspection, Investment, Mission Hills, Mission Valley, mortgage, North Park, Palm Springs, Point Loma, Real Estate FAQ, San Diego, Selling Homes, Slider, South Park, Uncategorized, University Heights

Home Values for December 2015 in San Diego County

Have questions about what’s happening with home values in San Diego?  Check out this interactive data sheet that will tell you. If you’re interested in knowing the value in your neighborhood, call Chris Spade @ 619-818-2992  

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