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    How to Make 92101 Your Own

    By Jennifer Roberts-Darcel | February 20, 2024

    Whether you’re a seasoned homeowner or just starting this thrilling chapter, every time you turn your key, you’re not just entering a house but also embedding yourself in a neighborhood. Downtown San Diego is more than its stunning skyline and bustling streets; it’s about the people who make it vibrant. Here are some tailored suggestions... Read More

    How Home Value Growth Beats Renting

    By Jennifer Roberts-Darcel | February 9, 2024

    Over the last 60 years, the average sales price of homes has appreciated at a rate of 5.56% annually, according to the Federal Reserve Economic Data. During the same period, rent has increased at a rate of 3.88% annually which presents a compelling argument in favor of homeownership. When we analyze these figures, it becomes evident... Read More

    Bridging Wealth Gaps: Homeownership’s Stand Against Inflation

    By Jennifer Roberts-Darcel | February 5, 2024

    When exploring the benefits of homeownership, it’s more than just having a place to call your own. Among its many advantages, homeownership stands as a formidable safeguard against inflation and a strong vehicle for long-term wealth accumulation. This article will delve into the dynamics of appreciation and amortization, explaining why owning a home can be... Read More

    How homeowners can avoid mortgage relief scams

    By Jennifer Roberts-Darcel | November 28, 2023

    Homeowners who are facing financial difficulty are often targeted by mortgage relief scams. These scams can be very convincing, and homeowners may be desperate for help, making them vulnerable to these schemes. Scammers often pose as government officials or mortgage experts, and they may promise homeowners that they can help them avoid foreclosure or modify... Read More

    Exploring Down Payment Sources for First-Time Homebuyers

    By Jennifer Roberts-Darcel | October 17, 2023

    Aspiring homeowners can overcome the challenge of saving for a down payment by taking advantage of various sources of assistance.  Discover a variety of down payment sources available to first-time homebuyers, from family gifts and retirement account withdrawals to tax refunds and down payment assistance programs, empowering them to achieve their dream of homeownership.  Implementing effective... Read More

    Awareness is Key to Safeguarding Against Scams

    By Jennifer Roberts-Darcel | October 10, 2023

    When it comes to safeguarding against scams, awareness is key. By being vigilant and recognizing consistent red flags, you can effectively thwart scammers in their tracks. Stay one step ahead and keep an eye out for these warning signs to protect yourself from falling victim to fraudulent schemes. Unexpected contact – You receive unanticipated contact by... Read More

    Tips to Achieve Your Full Potential Equity

    By Jennifer Roberts-Darcel | August 28, 2023

    The real estate market is constantly evolving, presenting homeowners with challenges in determining the accurate value of their properties. In today’s era of rapid fluctuations, it is essential to equip yourself with the right knowledge and tools to make informed pricing decisions. There are three crucial factors to consider when assessing your home’s worth. Online... Read More

    How Appreciation and Amortization Benefit Homeowners

    By Jennifer Roberts-Darcel | August 18, 2023

    Owning a home is not only a place to live but also a valuable asset that can contribute to long-term wealth accumulation. Two key factors that play a vital role in increasing a homeowner’s wealth are appreciation and amortization. Understanding how these factors work can provide homeowners with insights into building substantial financial equity over... Read More

    RaDD Development by IQHQ: A Milestone for San Diego’s Columbia District

    By Jennifer Roberts-Darcel | June 16, 2023

    Downtown San Diego’s Columbia District is witnessing a transformation with the introduction of the Real estate and Development by Design (RaDD) project by IQHQ. This development marks a significant milestone in the evolution of San Diego as a hub for innovation and biotechnology. In this article, we will delve into the features and implications of... Read More

    Why Aren’t Home Prices Crashing?

    By Jennifer Roberts-Darcel | April 5, 2023

    There have been a lot of shifts in the housing market recently. Mortgage rates rose dramatically last year, impacting many people’s ability to buy a home. And after several years of rapid price appreciation, home prices finally peaked last summer. These changes led to a rise in headlines saying prices would end up crashing. Even... Read More