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How San Diego Got Her Groove Back - 2014 Review

2014 was a strange year like none other in recent memory for the real estate market in San Diego, only because of how absolutely normal, stable, and balanced it was.  It was fairly uneventful. You may even say it was dull. But that is exactly why it was so fascinating on the tail end of a real estate boom, bust, and boom cycle that was as aggressive as any the market has ever seen.

Let’s take a look at a three key metrics as reported by Trendgraphix™ to get a better idea for how the market has performed during the last year and where we are headed.

Price Per Square Foot

While official numbers were not available at the time that this article went to print, our research tells us that San Diego County experienced roughly 7.4% appreciation during 2014. We derive that by looking at the average price per square foot sold of $315 for November 2014 vs November 2013 when it was $293 per square foot. My personal prediction...

What You Must Know About Home Staging

Looking to buy or sell a home in San Diego County? Click here to perform a full home search, or if you're thinking of selling your home, click here for a FREE Home Price Evaluation so you know what buyers will pay for your home in today's market. You may also call us at (858)-375-4949 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation to answer your real estate questions.

Today we are going to talk about home staging and why it is so critical to the home selling process in San Diego. There are a lot of steps to staging, which is why we have a professional staging consultant on every one of our listings.

Staging is the root of all marketing. It's really a fancy way of...

Most Festive Celebrity Homes – Creating Your Own Signature Stamp

Tis the season to deck the halls and brighten up our homes and surroundings with winter cheer. It’s not just holiday lights and ornaments. Holiday decorating lends its way to exploring and showing off our inner design diva (or divo). There are many different styles of design. Themes can even be built around one item such as the Nutcracker, or even a color such as your favorite color. If you love purple, go with purple!

Festive designs can be created for any winter celebration; Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanza. If you need creative inspiration, you can also look at what others are doing. Below are some celebrities who have made their signature personalities pop through with their seasonal superstar sparkle. You can be sure to identify elements of each different celebrity that resonate with your own tastes and build from there.

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How we helped Keith with his real estate needs by understanding the market

"Daniel under-promises and over-delivers. The entire team goes above and beyond. I can tell you that historically, the Beer Group stands out in my mind as the most results-oriented team of Realtors that I’ve had the pleasure of working with. They definitely understand the market place and will get your house sold if you listen to them."

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Daniel Beer Group – Proud Explorer Title Sponsor for the Del Sur Educational Foundation

The Daniel Beer Group remains committed to giving back to our community. We are grateful to serve our friends and neighbors along the Camino Del Sur and Del Norte corridor - all the neighborhoods in and surrounding the Santaluz area - through sponsoring organizations such as the Del Sur Educational Foundation, which is dedicated to the support of the Del Sur Elementary School.

Del Sur Elementary was named a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program honors public and private elementary, middle and high schools nationwide based on their dedication to nurture students accomplishing high learning standards or making outstanding improvements...

Is Your Current Insurance Policy Right for You?

 

Looking to buy or sell a home in San Diego County? Click here to perform a full home search, or if you're thinking of selling your home, click here for a FREE Home Price Evaluation so you know what buyers will pay for your home in today's market. You may also call us at (858) 386-4478 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation to answer your real estate questions.

Recently, we were going through a client's existing insurance coverage, and found there were a number of holes leaving the client severely under-covered and exposed to unnecessary liability. ...

The Pros and Cons of Renting Versus Buying

For the fact your interest has been piqued in looking at this blog, you are already wondering about the pros and cons of renting versus buying a home. The primary reason why many buy a home is to build equity. That said, equally si-highlight--primary for savvy homeowners and prospective homeowners is to weigh in the costs and benefits of a purchase. Outside of the financial gains in owning, there is the freedom of doing whatever customization you want to your home without any landlord resistance.

Some considerations between renting versus buying:

Reasons to rent

  •   Flexibility in exploring a neighborhood or area.
  •   Career uncertainty in possible relocation. 
  •   Income uncertainty can impact borrowing and mortgage payment ability.
  •   Bad credit...
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