Archive for July, 2014

Market Update | Prices Keep Rising

posted on July 18th, 2014 | filed under: Buying Strategies, Market Update, NoCo SD Market Conditions, Uncategorized

Trends at a Glance - July 2014The median price of single-family, re-sale homes reached its highest level since November 2007.

Since the beginning of the year, the 3-month moving average median price has gained 6%.

The rise in prices is pulling home owners out from under water. We can see this in the large increases in active listings over the past two months.

Rising inventory has ameliorated the rise in prices. After 17 out of 18 months with double-digit price increases, year-over-year, the last three months have produced only single-digit price increases.

Price increases should continue to slow for the rest of the year.

To read the full report: http://dechamplain.rereport.com

 

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Another Successfull Sale | Investment Property

posted on July 14th, 2014 | filed under: Business Referral, Buying Strategies, Cleint Testimonial, Good People, Loving the Lifestyle

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Jeff managed to make a real estate investment purchase transaction a stress free, positive experience, all in the time frame that was available to u.

As my husband was out of the country, Jeff provided me guidance and educated comments based on his experience, to allow me to better weigh the deciding factors and keep with our goal. He made things much easier by being responsive, anticipating questions and being overall proactive. Jeff visibly put a great deal of his time and efforts into our project daily, working with me and all players involved in the transaction as necessary along the way. He made the difference by keeping connected and reaching out to me throughout all stages of the purchasing process. Jeff showed very patient during the decision process.

Jeff’s demeanor is very professional, unemotional, yet approachable and friendly. I felt confident with the team of professionals that Jeff suggested as well, whom I found competent and reliable (including Jeff’s wonderful assistant Jennifer who made sure there was no administrative loose ends until after the close of escrow!)

Jeff’s other notable qualities: graciously adapts to personal and business necessities that arise during research or negotiations; gets actively involved in seeking prospects or solutions in the best interest of his client; shows true, fundamental business values and human qualities.

Finally, in the short time frame that was available to me, Jeff was able to make things happen timely but also safely. Thanks Jeff! I would definitely use Jeff for future real estate investments.

Sandra D.

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It’s Racing Season in Del Mar

posted on July 11th, 2014 | filed under: Del Mar, Good People, Local Community Events, Loving the Lifestyle, Uncategorized

del mar racingIf you’ve never been to the Del Mar Racetrack, now is the perfect time to check it out!  The 2014 season begins on Thursday, July 17th, and there’s a whole summer’s worth of fun to discover.  Not only do they boast some of the best horse racing in the region, they also host a fantastic concert series featuring some of today’s hottest musical acts.

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Racing Season

Thousands of fans flock to the Del Mar Racetrack every season to enjoy the horse-racing tradition that dates back to 1937.  Iconic Hollywood celebrity Bing Crosby opened the track that year, and one year later the infamous Seabiscuit won by a nose.  Horse races happen five days a week, from Wednesday through Sunday.  On most days, the first post time is 2pm, except Fridays which happens at 4pm.  The 2014 season runs from July 17th through November 7th.

Opening Day

Be part of the tradition of the track and join them for their Opening Day on Thursday, July 17th!  More than 45,000 fans are expected to attend, and it’s considered one of the most fashionable events on the west coast.  Tickets to the Opening Day Party are $30 each, which include:

  • Stretch Run Racetrack Admission and access to the party in the trackside Seaside Cabana and Concert Area
  • Live DJs
  • Microbrew Beer Garden
  • Gourmet Food Trucks
  • Large private areas for wagering
  • Photo Booths, prize giveaways and more!

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Another Coastal Success Story | Michael & Carrie

posted on July 7th, 2014 | filed under: Business Referral, Buying Strategies, Encinitas, Good People, Leucadia, Loving the Lifestyle, Successful Selling

Michael & CarrieLovin’ Life in Leucadia

We’re living close to our friends, the beach and the eclectic vibe that is Leucadia.

We were excited to buy our first home, but quickly realized that the choices of homes were limited. Jeff found our home without it being listed on the MLS and he negotiated terms that made us happy. His team has been busy helping us with home improvements. Thanks Jeff! – Michael & Carrie

Everything We Wished For In Our First Home | 1204 Hygeia #7, Leucadia

  • Townhome
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 1,591 Square Feet
  • 2 Car Garage
  • Ocean Breezes
  • Purchase Price: $599,000

 

 

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North County 4th of July Celebrations

posted on July 2nd, 2014 | filed under: Del Mar, Good People, Local Community Events, Loving the Lifestyle, Rancho Santa Fe, Uncategorized

4thAmerica was founded on the principle of community, so what better way to celebrate our collective civic pride this Fourth of July than right in our own communities!  We are proud to serve the region we call home and believe in supporting local companies, organizations and events.  With that in mind, here’s a look at some of the fun activities happening right in our own neighborhoods during this upcoming holiday weekend.  We hope to see you at one – or many – of them!

Del Mar’s Fourth of July Celebration at the San Diego County Fair

What better place to celebrate Independence Day than at the San Diego County Fair, located at the Del Mar Fairgrounds?  The day begins with an Opening Ceremony at 9:30am, followed by a huge roster of activities throughout the day such as exhibits, contests, a parade, and much more.  A beautiful fireworks display will being at 9pm and will be visible throughout the fairgrounds.  The fair will be open until midnight so you can wring every last bit of fun out of the day!  MORE INFO

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