Category Archives: December 2012

Happy New Year in Downtown San Diego 2012 to 2013

Wondering what to do to help ring in the new year of 2013? One of the perks of being a Downtown San Diego Condo and Downtown San Diego Loft home owner is that everything is within walking distance. Downtown San Diego has much to offer for this fine evening. You can choose to go down to the Midway right by the waterfront in the Columbia neighborhood where they… Read More

The San Diego Bay Big Balloon Parade 2012 The annual San Diego Bay Balloon Parade is about to take place down in the Columbia and Marina neighborhoods of Downtown San Diego. On December 27th at 10 am the parade will start right outside the County Administration Building on Pacific Highway. Due to the construction of the North Embarcadero Visionary Plan Phase 1 the route has slightly changed… Read More

The Port of San Diego Celebrates 50 Year Anniversary

The Port of San Diego has reached its 50 year anniversary as the agency in 1962 was created by the state legislature. The port is in charge of the environmental steward of 6,000 acres around the San Diego Bay and Downtown San Diego (Chula Vista, Coronado, Imperial Beach, National City and San Diego) to create community service and… Read More

A Decline of First Time Home Buyers on the Real Estate Market

Access to the market through strict and tight credit guidelines as well as competing investors with cash on hand are two of the main reasons we are seeing less first time home buyers on the Downtown San Diego Real Estate market. According to two recent national survey companies, the National Association of Realtors and Campbell… Read More

Many Downtown San Diego Home Buyers Wants to Buy Before Prices Go Up

Many Downtown San Diego Real Estate home buyers are trying to buy their small piece of Downtown San Diego before prices continue to rise as we are expected to see slightly higher home prices on the horizon. According to DS News and their article “Survey: Rising Prices Motivate Buyers to Purchase Now” 71 percent of home… Read More

How To Avoid Low Appraisals in Downtown San Diego

We have all heard the horror stories where the appraisal of your Downtown San Diego Condo or Downtown San Diego Loft has come in lower than expected, jeopardizing the deal, as buyer and seller will no longer see eye to eye concerning the sales price. The Washington Post and their article “What to do when an appraisal comes in below the… Read More

Home Buyers Looking to Invest Are Getting Mortgage Rates Close to Record Low

Freddie Mac and their latest survey are showing that the 30-year fixed mortgage rates have been lowered this week to 3.32 percent compared to lasts weeks rate of 3.34 percent. The 3.32 percent is close to the record low number of 3.31 percent we have seen this past year. Freddie Mac also reports that the… Read More