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San Diego Farming – A Multi-Billion Dollar Industry

San Diego Agriculture – An Industry Leader Did you know that San Diego County agriculture contributes a total of $2.88 billion to the local economy? Bedding Plants, Color & Perennials, Cacti & Succulents remain the top producers at 25% of the total production but produce (food production) continues to surge. Avocados saw a 48% spike […]

2024 Real Estate Market Outlook

San Diego Real Estate Market Predictions from Real Estate Experts Brokerage co-owner and San Diego real estate veteran Donn Bree gives his 2024 real estate market outlook in San Diego. What are your predictions for the first two quarters of the housing market in San Diego?  The San Diego real estate market is one of […]

Will Housing Prices Drop in 2023?

According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), median sales prices nationwide remain near record highs. While 30-year fixed mortgage rates approaching 8%, the San Diego housing market remains bullish thanks to sustained low inventory. Despite the market cooling in the first half of the year, property prices remain steady.  “You’re not going to see house prices decline… There’s just […]

Red Hawk Realty Lists Three Multi-Million Dollar Backcountry Ranches in the San Diego Backcountry

Southern California real estate broker, Red Hawk Realty, announced three multi-million dollar listings in communities throughout San Diego County. All three properties are working and recreational in nature, providing unique agricultural value to their respective communities. Brokerage co-owner Donn Bree provides his highlights of each of these spectacular properties: Star B Ranch – Award-Winning Bison […]

Find Out What Your Home is Worth in Real Time

Find Out What Your Home is Worth with Homebot Find out what your home is worth with this free home digest tool. Scan the QR code above (or click this link), enter your address, and get a real-time report for your property.  In the report, you’ll find: Historical values Equity information Purchasing power (for investment properties […]

Donn Bree Named 2022 Premier Broker Winner

Red Hawk Realty Co-Owner and Broker Receives Recognition in SDAR 2022 Circle of Excellence Award The Greater San Diego Association of Realtors (SDAR) announced its list of premier brokers for 2022 including Red Hawk Realty’s Donn Bree. Circle of Excellence winners are determined based on client and member submissions for integrity, professionalism, and ethics. The […]

What is Land Banking?

Is Land a Good Investment Right Now? What is Land Banking Land banking is the real estate strategy of buying raw, undeveloped land in the path of growth. The investment is typically held for 5-10 years with the notion of beating alternative investments. Like most things, the return on land investment is based on your […]

Beat High Utility Prices with Off-Grid Living

Utility Prices on the Rise in San Diego County Last month, San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) customers saw their bills skyrocket due to new natural gas and electricity rates. The most significant contributor to these hikes were from natural gas, which more than doubled over the past year. SDG&E claims that market forces were […]

What is a Mortgage Buydown?

Mortgage Buydowns are Back: A Way to Save Money This week the Fed announced another mild interest rate hike planned for February amid continued inflation concerns. Lenders have already reacted to the news as interest rates across the country increased. Longer term, mortgage rate predictions vary widely for 2023. If high inflation continues, expect upper ranges […]

Does Raising Interest Rates Slow Inflation?

Does Raising Rates Really Slow Inflation? The Federal Reserve raised rates last month to fight inflation. Some economists want more; some politicians want less. What’s the logic? The ongoing debate about fighting inflation and high prices rages on but how do higher interest rates reel in inflation? According to the experts they help by slowing […]

Register Your Property For Recording Notifications

Register Your Property For Recording Notifications We are excited to share a great new resource from the San Diego County Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk. When you register your property, you will automatically receive notifications whenever a document is recorded on your property/chain of title. Why should you register? It’s important to know the the status of property titles […]

What is Prop 19? Ask an Expert

We’re excited to announce our new YouTube Series, Ask an Expert! In our premier episode, Gwen Field, Title Geek from Corinthian Title, covers California Proposition 19 aka ‘Prop 19.’ What is Prop 19? It’s a California law that allows homeowners 55 and over to transfer their original tax base (property tax rate) on their current home […]

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