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Here's 5 of the most popular real estate and mortgage related articles for 2020 | 2021

Our promise to you is each article and video will be hard hitting and jam packed with "need to know" local San Diego real estate and mortgage information. 

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May 30, 2020

San Diego Housing Bubble? 4 Reasons it Won’t Crash 2020 | 2021

San Diego Housing Bubble? 4 Reasons it Won’t Crash in 2020 | 2021

After the housing market crash in 2008, many homebuyers and real estate investors have been wary of another looming housing bubble. That fear and cautiousness are entirely understandable: the 2008 crash caused housing and rent prices to drop by 40%, and 10 million Americans lost their homes from foreclosures.

Furthermore, since historically a bubble has burst every 13 years, you might expect us to be due for another one in the next several years.

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May 30, 2020

Revealed: San Diego’s Best 10 Places to Live 2020 | 2021

Revealed: San Diego’s Best 10 Places to Live 2020 | 2021 (Updated)

San Diego is a thriving area and a great place to live. With a strong and growing economy, nationally recognized education, and thousands of thriving local businesses, San Diego has everything you need.

Not only do local laws allow for a rich bed of startups, but there are also very successful large businesses. These include Qualcomm, Chicken of the Sea, PETCO, and hundreds more. The variety of companies allows for a plethora of job opportunities, making San Diego’s impressively low unemployment rate of 2.7% possible.

For entertainment, there is Legoland, the San Diego Zoo, Sea World, as well as many community-run events ranging from live music and parades to sports and Walkabouts.

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May 30, 2020

San Diego Real Estate Market Forecast For 2020 | 2021 (Trending)

San Diego Real Estate Market Forecast for 2020 | 2021 (Updated)

Most home sales experts are predicting a slump in San Diego home sales in 2020. However, with a growing economy and an increasing number of homes for sale, it could be a great window of opportunity for home buyers ready to purchase a property.

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May 30, 2020

5 San Diego Real Estate Trends to Watch in 2020 | 2021

5 San Diego Real Estate Trends to Watch in 2019 and 2020

People who live in San Diego already know what a great city it is. There are jobs, lots of things to do, and the beach. However, those preparing to move here or buy a home here need to understand that there are changes coming in 2020. Some are good and others may present some challenges or may cause some to rethink where in San Diego County they may want to live. 

There are 5 San Diego Real Estate Trends to Watch. If you pay attention, you can put yourself in the driver's seat of a growing economy and into an awesome property.

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May 30, 2020

Exposed: The "Real" San Diego Cost of Living Guide 2020 | 2021

Exposed: The "Real" San Diego Cost of Living Guide

Are you planning to relocate to San Diego, California? If yes, then one question that must be running through your mind is: how much does it cost to live in San Diego every month? If that is the case, then count your sled lucky because today you have landed in the right place. In this article, we will dwell deeper into San Diego's cost of living and focus on specifics to help you know how much it will cost to live in this incredible city. But before that, we are going to tell you more and San Diego.

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May 30, 2020

5 (Shocking) Reasons to Buy a House in San Diego 2020 | 2021

5 (Shocking) Reasons to Buy a House in San Diego in 2019 | 2020

Those thinking about buying a home in San Diego are thinking smart. San Diego is a growing county, has a great economy that has withstood economic downturns well, and has many amenities to offer. 

While there are concerns about home affordability in San Diego, there are many options for those wanting to buy a house. There are grants for people in qualifying incomes, FHA, VA, and USDA - just to name a few. 

There are practical reasons to buy a home in San Diego now. Understanding the market and what could happen in the years ahead could help you have more wealth as you get older. Buying a home is one of those ways to create wealth.

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May 30, 2020

6 Reasons Carlsbad San Diego Is A Great Place to Live in 2020 | 2021

6 Reasons Why Carlsbad San Diego Is A Great Place to Live in 2019

In the 1880s, Captain John Frazier sunk a well on his farm only to discover mineral waters comparable to the premier spas of Europe and what would become the font of Carlsbad’s future growth

That tradition of high-end luxury continues to this day, and it’s just one of the reasons why 2020 | 2021 is a great time to set down your foundation in this oceanside community thirty-five miles north of downtown San Diego.

From high-end amenities to great schools, from a variety of homes to the great natural beauty, Carlsbad is a must-see spot for those in the high-end real estate market.

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May 30, 2020

6 Reasons Encinitas San Diego Is a Great Place to Live in 2020 | 2021

6 Reasons Why Encinitas San Diego Is a Great Place to Live in 2019

Encinitas, California is an interesting mix of a coastal city filled with beautiful scenery and a bustling town of around 50,000 residents. It’s located 25 miles to the north of San Diego, and 95 miles south of Los Angeles, however, the laid-back vibe that permeates the area is closer to that of San Diego than L.A. Even though the name of the city – Encinitas – means “Little Oaks,” you’ll find more palm trees here than any other types of tree. Between the Pacific Ocean to the West and everything that there is to do in and around town, you’ll find that Encinitas is a great place to live. 

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May 30, 2020

6 Reasons La Jolla San Diego Is a Great Place to Live in 2020 | 2021

6 Reasons why La Jolla Is a Great Place to Live in 2019

San Diego is an amazing place to call home, no matter the neighborhood you choose, but one particular spot shines like few others in the nation: La Jolla.

It’s no wonder this is the only neighborhood in San Diego with its own zip code. In 2008 and 2009, La Jolla earned the title of most expensive place to live in the nation. In 2017, the neighborhoods of Silicon Valley grabbed the top spots, but no one is complaining about ranking just below Beverly Hills with all this exclusive community has to offer.

Discover why the sun always seems to shine on La Jolla, even on the few rainy days a year in San Diego.

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May 30, 2020

6 Reasons Logan Heights San Diego Is a Great Place to Live in 2020 | 2021

6 Reasons Why Logan Heights San Diego Is a Great Place to Live in 2019

In the world of real estate, those with vision often come out the biggest winners.

For that reason, we invite you to explore the burgeoning potential of Logan Heights, a neighborhood with an incredibly rich cultural history, plenty of challenges, yet many residents who believe there’s no better place to be and are willing to stand by that claim.

As one of San Diego’s oldest neighborhoods, Logan Heights has seen its fair share of change. Evidence of the community’s successful efforts to persevere exist and its prime location are helping guide it towards a bright future.

Here are six reasons why Logan Heights is worth a look to those interested in finding a place to call home in San Diego.

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