North San Diego county real estate shows surprising strength in October

North San Diego county real estate shows surprising strength in October

FALLBROOK – Home prices showed surprising strength in Fallbrook and Bonsall despite heavy discounting among high-end properties, Jerry Kalman, a Realtor with HomeSmart Legends, said. Average selling prices for properties in these two communities at $626,000 were 4 percent better than in October 2016 and 3 percent above September 2017. Average time on the market […]

Why being ‘priced right’ is the No. 1 factor when selling a home

Mike Mason Special to the Village News Everyone has heard the three most important factors in real estate are “Location, Location, Location,” right? I don’t agree exactly, and I’d like to share my reasons. Yes, homes for sale in the Temecula and Murrieta valley have one great thing in common: location. However, there is so […]

The home inspector may not find everything, so be aware

The home inspector may not find everything, so be aware

Mike Mason Special to the Village News It should be obvious to every new homebuyer that the home they are buying should be inspected so that there are no repair surprises. Homebuyers want to know that their prospective new home has been properly maintained and that there are no hidden issues. No one wants to […]

Planning commission recommends general plan amendments, rezones

Joe Naiman Village News Correspondent Two Bonsall parcels and two Pala parcels will likely have land use and zoning changes in the most recent proposed updates to the county’s general plan. A hearing, Oct. 6, of the county’s planning commission included a 5-0 vote, with Doug Barnhart and David Pallinger absent, to recommend the general […]

North County real estate prices dip while volume remains steady

North County real estate prices dip while volume remains steady

FALLBROOK – Home prices dipped in Fallbrook and Bonsall as the summer months ended and these North San Diego County markets entered the final period of a robust 2017, Jerry Kalman, a Realtor with HomeSmart Legends here, reported Oct. 5. Paced by a surge in Veteran’s Affairs and Federal Housing Administration transactions, September 2017 volume […]

Grants are available to improve neighborhoods

Grants are available to improve neighborhoods

Jose A. Alvarez County of San Diego Communications Office The county of San Diego will once again be providing funds to people wishing to improve their neighborhoods. The monies come from the Community Development Block Grant, a flexible federal program that gives communities resources to address a wide variety of unique community development needs. Applications […]

Do you sell first or do you buy first?

Do you sell first or do you buy first?

Mike Mason Special to the Village News The holidays will be here before you know it. Is now the best time to make the move?  Today’s move-up or move-down buyers in Murrieta and Temecula face many challenges in this ever evolving real estate market. It doesn’t matter if you are looking for a larger home […]

Document recording is now available in Kearny Mesa

SAN DIEGO – Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., San Diego assessor, recorder and county clerk, announced that the Kearny Mesa branch office is accepting real estate documents for recording. “Our Kearny Mesa branch office has been closed for recording services since 2009,” Dronenburg said. “Reopening this service has been a goal of mine to better serve […]

San Diego Gas & Electric to expand effort to upgrade mobile home park utility services

SAN DIEGO – Mobile home park residents throughout San Diego County will have their electric and natural gas systems upgraded through a program expansion approved by the California Public Utilities Commission, San Diego Gas & Electric recently announced. The commission’s unanimous decision authorizes SDG&E to expand the Mobile Home Park Utility Upgrade Pilot Program and […]

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