WHAT HAPPENED? 2014 East County San Diego Home Sales

Here are some interesting facts from 2014 East County San Diego home sales. This information includes January 2014 to December 2014, detached homes in all price ranges. Each area in East County fared a little differently and changes for homes above $399,000 (roughly the median) range were much more subdued and actually decreased in many areas. I have included these ...

Live Wealthier, Healthier and Happier – The Inside Scoop November 2013

  Ron Brookshire’s… The Inside Scoop! Insider Tips for Healthy, Wealthy and Happy Living Inside This Issue…   Save $1,000 Off Your Annual Energy Bill… How To Prevent Stores From Tracking What You Buy… Fun Facts and Laughs: Mobile Shopping Tip, 3 Brain-Training Websites, And More… Trivia Challenge: Win Recognition in Next Months Email Real Estate Q&A: What Should I …

The Inside Scoop September 2013

Ron Brookshire’s… The Inside Scoop! Insider Tips for Healthy, Wealthy and Happy Living Inside This Issue… 7 Myths About Food And How To Fight Disease… 3 Easy Strategies For Online Privacy Protection… Fun Facts and Laughs: Whiten Your Teeth Naturally, Websites To Help You Make Extra Money, And More… Trivia Challenge: Win Recognition in Next Months Email Real Estate Q&A: …

The Inside Scoop Newsletter – June 2013

Ronald Brookshire’s… The Inside Scoop! Insider Tips for Healthy, Wealthy and Happy Living Inside This Issue…   4 Common Toxins In Your Home And How To Remove Them… Can A Hybrid Car Save You Money?… Fun Facts and Laughs: Top Organizing Websites,Great Videos In Seconds, And More… Trivia Challenge: Win Recognition in Next Months Email Real Estate Q&A: What Should …

Secrets to finding the right home in San Diego at the right price with the right financing in 2013

San Diego Real Estate Corner… Question and Answer Session with Ron Brookshire, Broker-President-Realtor Q.  Are there any secrets to finding the right home at the right price with the right financing? A.  Lots of homebuyers waste time and money by not doing their homework before going home shopping. Here’s what you should do: Analyze your NEEDS before you start looking. …

The Inside Scoop Consumer News & San Diego Real Estate

Ronald Brookshire’s… The Inside Scoop! Insider Tips for Healthy, Wealthy and Happy Living… Inside This Issue…  How To Invest As You Age… 3 Easy Steps To Relieve Computer Pain… Fun Facts and Laughs: Unique Online Holiday Ideas,How To Get Crafty With Kids, And More… Trivia Challenge: Win Recognition in Next Months Email Real Estate Q&A: How Can I Stage My …

The Largest Monthly Home Value Increase in 7 Years

National home values rose by 1.1% in October from September, the largest monthly gain in seven years, according to a report released Wednesday by Zillow, the online real-estate information company. Get the full article here:   Wall Street Journal Article San Diego home values have also increased on an annual basis in October 2012.  Here are the results: Central San Diego …

Short Sale Guidelines are Streamlined to Improve the San Diego Market

In a recent press release Fannie Mae, a federally chartered entity that enhances liquidity in the mortgage market, announces streamlined short sales processes that may help continue to stabilize the San Diego Real Estate Market. Streamlining will reduce the sales time line and improve pricing. The new guidelines streamline documentation requirements, waive deficiencies for borrowers that successfully complete a short …

Are appraisers fears killing the real estate recovery in San Diego?

Appraisals have always been a serious issue when it comes to closing a real estate transaction, but recently it appears that the fear of reporting increases in value in San Diego may be significantly hindering the real estate market recovery. In many areas of San Diego the real estate market is improving rapidly, yet many appraisers are valuing properties significantly …

Great Outdoor Grilling at Your San Diego Home

San Diego has the best weather for year round outdoor cooking at your home. My family definitely takes advantage of the weather by cooking outside on our barbeque grill at least 3 times per week. It makes for delicious healthy meals and great family time together, after all family time is really what turns a house into “your home”. I …