San Diego Real Estate Market Finding Balance

Friday, August 15th, 2014

The San Diego housing market continues to come into balance, with price hikes that hit double digits a year ago leveling off this summer. The median price of $445,000 for a home sold in San Diego County in July was about 7 percent higher than the median for July a year ago, but was actually […]

C.A.R. Offers First Time Homeowners Peace of Mind with New Mortgage Protection Program

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

To help provide first-time home buyers with peace of mind when purchasing a home, the C.A.R. Housing Affordability Fund (C.A.R.H.A.F.) is offering a new mortgage protection program to first-time home buyers.Through the Housing Affordability Fund’s Mortgage Protection Program, first-time home buyers who lose their jobs due to layoffs may be eligible to receive up to […]

Fannie Mae Drops 4-Property Limit for Investors

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

Investors around the country are cheering as Fannie Mae announced this week that they are lifiting the 4 property limit for investors.?? Fannie Mae’s official announcement reads:?? “Fannie Mae is committed to providing financing opportunities for high-credit quality, bona fide investors. Experienced investors play a key role in the housing recovery.” This is great news […]

Could a new Tax Credit make this the time to buy?

Friday, February 13th, 2009

As senators jockey for position and work to coming to an agreement that will best help the American people and the overall economy, the stimulus plan originally pushed forward by Barack Obama is changing. Last week, the Senate voted to include an amendment to the bill which would provide a tax credit for homebuyers. If […]

Buying a San Diego Condominium – Buyer Beware!

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Condominiums can be a great place to live as you share the cost of amenities such as pools, exercise room, bbq’s etc. One can experience great amenities at a fraction of the cost of having private pool. Of course, you may have to share that experience with your neighbors. With the Sub-Prime mortgage problem hitting […]

Reap The (Tax) Benefits of Homeownership

Thursday, December 11th, 2008

One of the many benefits of owning your own home is taking advantage of more deductions on your tax returns. For the majority of homeowners, this mainly includes deducting interest expense and property tax each year. For the home used for businesses or investments, the tax rules become more challenging. To learn more and about […]

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