Archive for July, 2013

Mortgage Rate Hike to Boost Market

posted on July 15th, 2013 | filed under: Uncategorized

Trends At A Glance - JulyAs we mentioned last month, mortgage rates are on the rise. What we didn’t expect, and I don’t think anyone else did either, was that they would jump by half a point in three days.

Now, mortgage rates are at their highest level in the past two years.

Initially, when mortgage rates begin increasing, many buyers who have been on the fence come into the market thereby boosting demand.

We expect sales and prices to increase over the next two months.


The median price for single-family, re-sale home jumped 24% year-over-year. At $465,000, it is at the highest level since December 2007.  Sales of were off 7.1% year-over-year. Home sales had been higher than the year before for twenty-three straight months. Year-to-date, home sales are up 5.3%. Inventory remains problematic. There is only a ten week supply.

Pending sales were up 9% compared to last June.

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FREE Fun! TGIF Jazz In The Park | Carlsbad

posted on July 8th, 2013 | filed under: Uncategorized

Jazz in The ParkCarlsbad, CA – The 28th season of TGIF offers three great new bands and six fabulous encore groups. You’ll want to wear your dancing shoes to every single concert! All concerts are 6 to 8 p.m.

Stagecoach Park – 3420 Camino de los Coches, 92009 (Get Directions)

July 12 Brave Combo World mix

Poinsettia Park – 6600 Hidden Valley Road, 92011 (Get Directions)

July 19 Café R&B Rhythm & blues
July 26 Louie Cruz Beltran Brazilian/Afro-Cuban
Aug. 2 The Bayou Brothers Zydeco

Calavera Hills Park – 2997 Glasgow Drive, 92010 (Get Directions)

Aug. 9 Sierra Leone Refugee All-Stars Afro-pop
Aug. 16 The Styletones Soul
Aug. 23 Big Time Operator Big band swing

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4th of July Fireworks in San Diego

posted on July 1st, 2013 | filed under: Uncategorized

  • FirewworksAnnual Big Bay Boom – View from Seaport Village, Coronado Ferry Landing, Embarcadero Marina Parks North & South, Cesar Chavez Park, Coronado Tidelands Park, Imperial Beach Pier, Shelter Island and Harbor Island, 9:00 PM
  • Carlsbad/LEGOLAND – LEGOLAND,  8:30 PM
  • Camp Pendleton – Del Mar Beach, 9:00 PM
  • Coronado – Over Glorietta Bay, 9:00 PM
  • Del Mar – Fairgrounds, 9:00 PM
  • El Cajon – Kennedy Park, 9:00 PM
  • Escondido – Grape Day Park, 9:00 PM
  • Fallbrook – Grand Tradition Estate, 8:45 PM
  • La Jolla – La Jolla Cove – Ellen Browning Park, 9:00 PM
  • Mira Mesa – Mira Mesa Community Park, 9:00 PM
  • Mission Bay – Sea World, 9:30 PM
  • National City – Kimball Park, 9:00 PM
  • Ocean Beach – Ocean Beach Pier, 9:00 PM
  • Poway – Poway High School, 9:00 PM
  • Ramona – Olive Pierce Middle School, 9:00 PM
  • Rancho Bernardo – Bernardo Heights Middle School, 9:00 PM
  • San Marcos – Bradley Park, 9:00 PM
  • Santee – Town Center Community Ball Fields, 9:30 PM
  • Valley Center – Community Hall. 9:00 PM
  • Vista – Moonlight Amphitheater, 9:00 PM

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