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Encinitas veteran still sees strong home sales despite low inventory

Jeff Hayes likes to think of himself as a traditional real estate branch manager. And that thinking has paid off.

After solid 2013, Moser Realty Group president is ready for market changes

Carlsbad Realtor Greg Moser had his best year since 2006 last year, with almost $6 million in personal sales and 42 escrows closed among him and his four agents.

Location, price, condition are building blocks of Jebavy's success

"Location, location, location" is the mantra of most real estate professionals. But Marie Jebavy puts her own spin on the adage: "It's 'location, price, condition' -- the three things I always sell on," said Jebavy, broker/owner of The Real Estate Consultants in Oceanside.

Homework makes sales work for James Baxter and clients

Realtor James Baxter likes to help his clients with their homework. It saves them and him a lot of time and possible aggravation.

As REeBroker.com grows, agents statewide benefit

It's the classic American success story: Two guys come up with a new product idea, start a business in their garage, help change an industry and reap the rewards.

Capstone moving out of residential land into commercial

The improving residential real estate market is yielding benefits for more than just home buyers, sellers and agents.

Group investors fund new Golden Hill row homes

Thirty-three environmentally sensitive row homes are making their way to Golden Hill as the result of a group investment executed by LIV Capital Group.

Downtown Oceanside has lots going on, says RE/MAX Seagaze's Kinsey

Downtown Oceanside is a hoppin' place these days, and not just because of the new breweries and restaurants that have moved in over the past few months.

San Diego home prices rise, resales show mixed results

Median single-family home prices in San Diego County hit their highest level since December 2007 in March, while it was mixed results on the home resale front.

Never say no at The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe

Bob Jackson is not what you'd call a "yes" man. He's more of a "never say no" man.

Value of homeownership could be threat to real estate marketplace, CAR CEO says

The economy is improving and demand for real estate is strong, but the California Association of Realtors’ CEO said there are things in the industry that still keep him up at night.

Meridian Realty's Pado thrives on negotiating the best deal

Regardless of the time of year, Karen Pado doesn't like to wait. Whether they're buying or selling, the co-owner of Meridian Realty in Rancho Bernardo urges her clients to make their move -- even during the 2013 year-end holiday season.

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Up-To-Date Real Estate Statistics

Notices of Default

A notice recorded to show that the borrower has not made timely payments of interest and principal as required or met other provisions of a bond, mortgage, lease or other contract. Trails the performance of the San Diego County economy because it indicates borrowers cannot pay bills in a timely manner.

Trustee Deeds

A deed, or document that transfers the title of real estate, passes ownership of real estate in default to the buyer from the guardian of the trust deed. Tracks the movement of foreclosures in San Diego County.

Roundtables

With improving prices and Resales, realtors like what they see

“Optimism” was the byword of a residential real estate roundtable discussion sponsored by the Greater San Diego Association of Realtors last week at The Daily Transcript offices.

Homebuyers, sellers may be surprised come spring 2014, experts say

Local real estate professionals took a look back on 2013 while predicting what’s to come in 2014 at a recent roundtable discussion hosted by The Daily Transcript. The biggest change for buyers and sellers in 2014 will be the absence of investors come spring, they said.

Land sales indicate SD's housing market is healthy

Land sales in San Diego’s unincorporated areas indicate a healthy market, while a paradigm shift is causing high-end La Jolla homes to sit on the market.

Real estate trends center on low inventory

Low housing inventory seems to be dictating other trends in the market: competition, prices and pocket listings.

Housing demand is up, inventory is low, and prices are increasing in San Diego

The housing market took a turn six months ago with increased demand leading to higher prices and competition for inventory, according to a group of real estate professionals at a roundtable discussion hosted by The Daily Transcript.

Worry over 'fiscal cliff' impacts commercial real estate

Whether it is military downsizing, sequestration or a “fiscal cliff” that is fast approaching, it is already having an impact on commercial real estate.

Underwater borrowers further constrain low-inventory housing market

Underwater borrowers in San Diego County are contributing to pent-up demand resulting from a lack of inventory, which is causing multiple offers on homes and prices to increase slowly, according to local real estate experts at a roundtable discussion hosted by The Daily Transcript and sponsored by the San Diego Association of Realtors.

San Diego County needs more homes on the market

A limited inventory of houses means the San Diego real estate market can stand to absorb a possible influx of foreclosures, local experts said at recent roundtable discussion at The Daily Transcript sponsored by the San Diego Association of Realtors and North Island Credit Union.

Foreclosures, distressed home sales still dominant in residential real estate

Experts in the residential real estate industry seem to be more upbeat than they were a year ago, but distressed sales and foreclosures continue to drag on the market.

Profiles

Berkshire Hathaway - Ghassan Aboukhater

Realtor Ghassan Aboukhater knows how to treat his high-end customers right. The Lebanese native grew up in the hotel business, worked for two Swiss banks, knows several dozen millionaires and billionaires, and speaks French and Arabic.

Torrey Pines Bank - William McLennan

The current commercial real estate boom has meant good times for builders, developers, buyers and tenants. And lenders are prospering from the turnaround as well. One of the local lenders that has been a consistent supplier of financing is the real estate department of Torrey Pines Bank, which funded $425 million in new loans last year, up from $412 the prior year.

Shore Point Real Estate - Alex Rojas

Alex Rojas founded Shore Point Real Estate in February 2012. Opening his own office has allowed Rojas to give back to his Pacific Beach community.

HFF's Wright sees high land value shaping market in San Diego

One could say that Tim Wright, senior managing director of HFF in San Diego, has assimilated quite well since coming from the Midwest to Southern California in the late '70s and "feeling like a foreign exchange student" at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Friedrich requires his Cresa brokers to be hunters

Southern California life may be laid-back, but at the San Diego office of Cresa Corporate Real Estate, the 12 brokers don't do laid-back.

SDAR Scoop

SDAR Scoop April 2014

Apr. 10, 2014 -- George Chamberlin and Leslie Kilpatrick, president of the Greater San Diego Association of Realtors, discuss recent jumps in home sales and prices. Also, Greg Stein of Millennium Laboratories introduces an effort to help home sellers secure their prescription medications before allowing buyers into their homes.

Real Estate Trends videos

CAR's Joel Singer on the business of real estate

April 3, 2014 -- George Chamberlin speaks with Joel Singer, CEO of the California Association of Realtors, who provided the keynote speech at the North San Diego County Association of Realtors' Conversations 2014 Real Estate Summit. Singer discusses the business of real estate and current market conditions.

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