San Diego Real Estate Realities

Real Estate Broker Owner - Steele Group Realty - BRE# 01474222
This blog is devoted to the joy of living in San Diego County and overcoming the challenges of today's real estate market ...while keeping a smile on everyone's face :-)
  409,000   Don’t miss your chance to own this well-maintained pool home in the desirable Paseo Park neighborhood.  Great back yard patio for entertaining and the home backs up to an open space for additional privacy.  Enjoy vaulted ceilings in the light and bright living room and family room th...
Posted 2 days ago
  A Couple’s Guide to First-Time Home Buying Harmony     Buying your first home together can be an exciting opportunity to make your dreams come true, or a stress-filled journey into the unknown.   Here are some tips to keep your relationship on steady ground while avoiding costly mistakes.   Mak...
Posted about 2 months ago
  Housing Market Gains – Not a Rosy Picture for Everyone       While much of the country has seen significant increases in home values over the past year, a recent report underlines the inequality of real estate wealth.  According to a study conducted by the Demand Institute, a large percentage o...
Posted about 2 months ago
  5750 Amaya Dr #45, La Mesa, CA91942 - $274,900 - $284,600        2 bedrooms  1.5 baths  1341 sq ft This is an extremely well groomed move-in ready unit with new vinyl windows, tiled floors, and designer light-features in a sophisticated floor plan with beautiful vaulted ceilings and in-unit lau...
Posted about 2 months ago
La Mesa, CA home prices continued to rise in the first month of the New Year, but at a slower rate than what we experienced in 2013.  Click here to see last year’s overview report.   Detached homes – 91941, 91942 In January 2014 the average sales price for a detached home in La Mesa was $489,697...
Posted 2 months ago
  Happy Chinese New Year San Diego!       Today, January 31, 2014 marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year 4712.  Chinese months are based on the lunar calendar, with each month beginning on the darkest day.  Celebrations for the New Year will continue for 15 days.  In China, this is a time wh...
Posted 3 months ago
  Sellers, it’s your Dime:  Insist on Quality Service! Sellers, you are paying your agent a considerable amount of money to get your home sold, quickly, efficiently, and at the best possible price.  Why settle for sub-standard service?    When representing a buyer, I occasionally find myself work...
Posted 3 months ago
  Fletcher Hills Home Prices in 2013       Fletcher Hills is a very desirable neighborhood in San Diego County covering parts of El Cajon, 92020 and a small slice of La Mesa, 91942.  It is located on both sides of Fletcher Parkway, just before the parkway dips down the hill into El Cajon proper. ...
Posted 3 months ago
  “I Didn’t Know You’re a Realtor!”   Have you ever had someone say that to you?  Like the neighbor down the street you rarely speak to who just listed their home with your competitor?  Or the barista you see every day who recently purchased a new home through another Realtor?  “I didn’t know you...
Posted 3 months ago
  La Mesa Home Prices in 2013 Happily, 2013 saw an increase in home values in all major markets throughout the U.S., with a particularly strong return in some areas.  La Mesa, CA, a charming city in San Diego County, was among the areas that experienced a notable increase in home prices, above th...
Posted 4 months ago

Marti Steele Kilby

Broker/Owner, San Diego, CA
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