There were once two roommates, Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia, who were in desperate need of money to pay the monthly rent on their apartment in San Francisco, California. They devised a plan to blow up an air mattress, place it in the middle of their living room, and rent it out as a lodging […]
Have you ever thought about selling your home? Now is the time! 2019 is projected to be a seller’s market, which means that there are more buyers than there are houses for sale, and the houses that are available are selling for a great deal of money. So, here’s how to get your house ready […]
What is zoning and why is it important? Our homes, roads, industry and even pets are subject to the county plan and associated ordinances. Here are some useful tools to help you understand County of San Diego Zoning and its impact on you.
Purchasing rural property involves decisions that can affect your entire life. At a minimum, the purchase of real property is stressful enough without the potential complications that could arise from uninformed assumptions and decisions made when assessing the purchase of rural property. The purpose of this article is to identify a few of the nuances […]
People new to the backcountry of San Diego County often ask me who buys property in the area. “What kinds of people live out here?” It makes me wonder if the quizzical look and way the question is asked suggests that the person asking the question can’t quite get their mind […]
The foregoing concepts describe why people might be willing to pay more for one property than an alternative choice, or even choose not to buy property. These are the basic elements understood to influence real estate value. Perhaps the most overlooked and underestimated consideration influencing value in real estate is timing. In my opinion, timing […]
San Diego Real Estate Trends – 2019 and Onward For the past 18 months, signs that the backcountry real estate market is recovering have been appearing. There have been random periods spanning 3 to 4 months at a time when the pace of sales has gathered momentum, followed by shorter periods when the momentum stalls. […]
This is Part 2 in our Earthquakes in California series. In this post, we will discuss earthquake fault lines, California earthquake prediction, earthquake prevention and earthquake statistics like the deadliest earthquakes recorded. Earthquake Faults There is another process at work in the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range that speaks directly to the topic of this article: […]