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8 Gifts You Might Get from Your Realtor

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Gifts You Might Get from Your Realtor in San Diego, CA

When closing on penthouses, condos, and lofts in downtown San Diego, it’s common for realtors to give new homeowners housewarming gifts. These gifts are a great way to celebrate clients’ purchases, and they can also provide realtors with the chance to advertise their services. Here are some of the fun gifts you might get after  Continue…

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What Are Common Areas in Condominium Complexes?

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Common Areas in Condominium Complexes in San Diego, CA

When you browse through listings of condos for sale in downtown San Diego, you’ll invariably come across descriptions of common areas, such as swimming pools, parking garages, fitness centers, conference rooms, lounges, and even panoramic terraces complete with fire pits. In condominium towers, apartment buildings, gated communities, and all residential communities governed by homeowners associations,  Continue…

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Can I Remodel My Condo?

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How Can I Remodel My Condo in San Diego, CA

Have you found a condo you love, but it looks like it needs a little work? Renovating condos isn’t quite as simple as renovating a stand-alone house, but this doesn’t mean condo upgrades are impossible. Here’s what you need to know before you start planning any remodel for a condo. Check Your Condo’s Rules About  Continue…

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Why Is “Penthouse” Synonymous with “Luxury Apartment”?

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Luxury bedroom interior with circular bed

Similar to housing markets in other urban centers, the market for residential real estate in downtown San Diego primarily offers three types of properties: condominium units, lofts, and penthouses. These are all classified as attached properties, which means they share walls with other units in multifamily residential structures. Lofts are usually converted properties, and they  Continue…

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Calculating San Diego Property Taxes

By Mike in April 2008|Downtown San Diego Real Estate Market Analysis|Top Ten 92101 Blogs with 0 Comments

By virtue of the various forms of revenue it generates, the real estate industry will always be a major driver of the American economy, particularly with regard to property taxation. When economists estimate the cost of living in various American regions, property taxes are a leading factor in their calculations because these taxes are both  Continue…

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Why Is It Called “Real Estate”?

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“Real estate” is one of those terms people hear every day without thinking about it. However, if you stop and consider the term, you’ll probably end up wondering what it actually means. Of course, the “estate” part of it makes sense, since that’s the word for a type of landed property, but where does the  Continue…

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How Is a Condo Different from Other Types of Homes?

By Mike in Miscellaneous with 0 Comments

In the world of real estate, construction, and finance, properties are generally classified as commercial or residential. Within the latter category, properties are often called dwellings, and they can be described according to building structures. Single-family residences are detached dwellings built on single lots, which means they don’t share walls with other structures. Attached dwellings  Continue…

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Do Popcorn Ceilings Reduce Sound?

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Popcorn ceilings, also known as acoustic ceilings or textured ceilings, reached their height of popularity between the 1940s and 1970s as an affordable way to finish ceilings and reduce noise. While popcorn ceilings are rarely considered desirable today, you’ll still see them in homes across the country, including San Diego condos downtown. Here’s what you  Continue…

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