Real estate prices go up, while volume points to a softening market

Real estate prices go up, while volume points to a softening market

FALLBROOK – Home prices rose while other metrics revealed slowing real estate activity in two prime North San Diego County housing markets, Jerry Kalman, a real estate agent with HomeSmart Legends here, reported Sept. 6. “There was some heavy discounting, particularly among properties that languished on the market. About one-fourth of the 63 sales in […]

Boomers versus millennials creates housing shortage

Boomers versus millennials creates housing shortage

Michael Macari Special to the Village News With the aging of America comes word about a recent phenomenon in the housing market on which it’s worth shedding light. The same generation that oversaw the largest residential real estate expansion in history, the baby boomers, have become the baby “blockers.” They’re not letting millennials in to […]

Residents speak their piece in the federal water rights case

It has been more than 10 years since nearly 2,000 Anza and Aguanga landowners with properties surrounding the Cahuilla and Ramona Indian Reservation were notified that their water rights were in litigation and settlement negotiations were underway. The tribes, referring to an earlier settlement in a case titled U.S. vs. Fallbrook Public Utility that has […]

How to sell your home quickly

Read along and prepare yourself with these tips for selling your house quickly and you’ll be in escrow before you have to mow the yard again. Of course, you’ll have to prepare yourself, your family and your home if you want to sell your home fast. To accomplish this, there are two very basic rules […]

Weight limit on Live Oak Park Road bridge to be removed

The weight restriction on the Live Oak Park Road bridge will be repealed. A 5-0 San Diego County Board of Supervisors vote Aug. 2 approved the first reading and introduction of the ordinance. The second reading and adoption is scheduled for Sept. 13, and approval of that would create an Oct. 13 repeal date. In […]

Fallbrook businesses 60 years ago

This year’s Sourcebook included profiles of many Fallbrook, Bonsall, and Rainbow current businesses. The businesses in the area were different 60 years ago. In 1957, all of Fallbrook’s phone prefixes were RAndolph 8, ZIP codes did not exist, and many homes and businesses did not have specific street numbers and their mail was addressed to […]

Mortgage fraud can happen to you

Morton J. Grabel, Esq. Special to The Village News Every day thousands of people nationwide are cheated out of money through questionable loan modification programs, false identifications by fakers claiming they are the true homeowners, and other forms of fraudulent actions. The mortgage industry as a whole, including escrow and title companies, are under close […]

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