Real Estate in San Diego

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Good-Bye Dancing Water Fountain in Gaslamp District? Maybe.

Thursday, October 16, 2008 16:00

Looks like the "Dancing Waters" fountain located at the corner of Fifth and Sixth Avenues in the Gaslamp Square Park Plaza might be on its last legs if a story appearing on today is accurate. Apparently, the downtown merchants say the fountain costs property owners around $40,000 a year in up-keep and ...

Escondido Getting A Facelift ... Sort Of

Escondido Getting A Facelift … Sort Of

Saturday, October 11, 2008 9:25

  (Photo: Folks in the City of Escondido who are tired of looking at foreclosure signs in their neighborhoods are going to get some relief. Maybe. Apparently, city leaders are stepping in to try and help clean up the city by ...

Scripps Ranch Marketplace Losing Business, Oh My!

Scripps Ranch Marketplace Losing Business, Oh My!

Wednesday, October 1, 2008 19:02

[caption id="attachment_1672" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="photo: Kevin Wunderly Real Estate Group"][/caption] So, I'm standing in the kitchen eating breakfast and listening to the morning news. After the typical celebrity sightings, how much the war is costing us and how hot ...

Notices of Default: December 2007

Notices of Default: December 2007

Thursday, January 24, 2008 22:45

via Paul Kedrosky, a very interesting graph with some harrowing numbers for housing in San Diego, graph originally on the SDUT:

San Diego News Break: La Jolla and Pacific Beach Communities in Crisis

Friday, October 5, 2007 13:38

San Diego news break: San Diego’s seemingly serene coastal communities of La Jolla and Pacific Beach were given a rude wakeup call this week with the Soledad Mountain Road landslide on Wednesday, October 3, 2007 and the following double-dose Pacific Beach water ...

San Diego is the Most Overpriced Home Market in America

Monday, May 14, 2007 18:38

According to Forbes, San Diego is now the most overpriced home market in the county. From America's most overpriced home markets: San Diego has plenty of sunshine but little affordable housing. Only 5% of local residents could buy a median-priced home -- one reason the city grabbed the dubious ...

San Diego Real Estate on Wheels: RV Community in Question

Friday, May 11, 2007 10:16

Most people in San Diego agree on two local truths: San Diego is one of the greatest cities to live in the world, and San Diego sky-rocket ...

The Right time to Sell Real Estate in San Diego

Wednesday, January 24, 2007 14:27

Was reading local San Diego real estate news this morning; I’m thinking about selling my condo. I found some interesting information about international investment in real estate which states that foreign investors ranked San Diego #9 in top US cities to invest in, down from ...

San Diego Real Estate Prices – Done Rising?

Tuesday, November 28, 2006 0:21

Either way, San Diego real estate is not easy to approach for the average first time home buyer. You've seen the "You Can't Afford to Live Here" link in the sidebar of, you've probably gasped as you've watched Pacific Beach real ...

The El Cortez Battle

Tuesday, October 10, 2006 13:50

Some homeowners inside downtown's El Cortez created a web site to explain their battle to stop construction on a building 40 feet away. From Save the Historic El Cortez: There is no right to build anything on the El Cortez block because of a covenant that protects it until ...

Best way to find an apartment?

Sunday, August 6, 2006 11:05

My Real Estate Obsession

Friday, July 14, 2006 17:03

12 Years of Condo Inventory

Monday, June 12, 2006 16:47

Robert Kiyosaki, author of Rich Dad Poor Dad, writes in today's Yahoo! Finance about the cooling real estate market. A friend of mine, a very seasoned real estate investor, says in San Diego County, once one of the hottest real estate markets in the country, thousands of new ...

Nearly Empty Downtown?

Wednesday, May 17, 2006 9:00

Does anyone live in those downtown condos? Voice of San Diego on Downtown's Dark Towers Karen McElliott came to downtown San Diego looking for a new way of life. After 30 years living as a suburbanite in Scripps Ranch, McElliott, a widow, came looking for the bright lights ...

Petula Clark

Thursday, April 13, 2006 16:14

Follow a Hummer!

Monday, April 10, 2006 8:14

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