San Diego Homes

Oceanside Short Sales

LET’S TALK ABOUT SHORT SALES There have been numerous calls and emails to me lately asking me if I know how to do a “short sale.” Mercy, mercy me!!! I must have dropped the ball somewhere. YES, I KNOW HOW … Continue reading

The Time to Sell Your Home is Right Now

Right now, there is a 90 – 120 day “window of opportunity” to sell before we see the majority of the foreclosures hit the market. Waiting to sell until winter or the beginning of next year will probably guarantee you one thing, a lower selling price. Continue reading

Buyers New Home Stolen Out From Under Them

This story is darned difficult to believe… Not that I think the Zahari’s are lying, but that B of A would let this happen! Can you believe that the Zahari’s purchased a home that had been stolen from the bank? Continue reading

1,837 San Diego Home Defaults in March

This news may seem a little dreary, but we’re on an upward trend in San Diego County. March defaults were down 19% over one year ago. (When a homeowner hasn’t paid their mortgage for 3 months, a notice of default goes out.) According to the analysts at DataQuick Information Systems, San Diego County has 1,837 homes that are at least 3 months behind on their mortgage. According to the US Census Bureau, in 2009 596,414 families owned their own home. We all know that the number has fluctuated, but we can clearly see that the ratio of people defaulting on loans is small compared to the number of homeowners.
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It’s an uncertain future for America’s Home Loan Market

The Obama Administration reported to Congress last week on their plans for housing finance reform. President Obama wants to ‘wind down’ Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loan options. Which in clear terms means that the government will eventually stop loaning money for mortgages. Continue reading

Chose an Experienced Guide to Negotiate the Twisting, Turning Path of Real Estate

Buying or selling real estate is challenging, in the best of times. Right now it’s like negotiating a mine field! The real estate market has been left reeling from the huge drop in prices we’ve experienced and the bank foreclosure scandal. Today’s turbulent market makes finding an expert to guide you though the potential ‘pitfalls’ of your home sale more critical than ever. Continue reading

San Diego Homes: 5 Important Things to Know Before Purchasing a Short Sale

A short sale is an extremely complex undertaking. It involves negotiating with the bank and communicating quite frequently with them. In Mindi Landry’s 34 years of San Diego Real Estate experience, she has negotiated many successful short sales transactions, on the part of the seller and part of the buyer. Continue reading

San Diego Homes for Sale: 2011 Home Market Predictions

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With the coming of the new year, we’re all looking to see what 2011 will bring for the Real Estate market. Some of the best minds in Real Estate and investments have weighed in on what the 2011 San Diego home market future will bring… Continue reading

San Diego Homes: 2010 Foreclosures

In San Diego, 25% of the home sales in the 3rd quarter were foreclosed homes. These homes sold for approximately 32% less than non-distressed homes. According to RealtyTrac Chief Executive Officer James J. Saccacio. “Demand for foreclosures also dipped in … Continue reading

San Deigo County Foreclosure -vs- Short Sale

Mindi Landry has 34 years of experience in helping you sell or buy a home. She can answer all of your short sale questions, because she’s handled so many of them. Feel free to contact her at (760) 737-3767. San … Continue reading