Pacific Beach Homes Real Estate Blog


Essential Steps to Take When Pricing Your Pacific Beach Home

To get your home sold quickly, you must price it correctly. This can be a difficult task for many homeowners. Before you sell the property, there will be many things to consider: recent sales, current homes for sale and the market value of your home. Luckily, we’ve got some tips for pricing your home based on recent sales data from the area.

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Win a Bidding War on a Popular San Diego Property

Finding the right home can be stressful. In a competitive city like San Diego, the right home might be right for other buyers too. The last two years (2020 – 2021) have been the toughest to buy a property in recent history. Demand spiked due to quantitative easing measures causing an influx of cash, investment values, and low interest rates. Supply was low due to lack of a need to sell and worries of moving during covid.

The current market (second half of 2022) has shifted slightly into a buyers market, which creates a lot of opportunities for buyers to capture deals. However, a shift back towards equilibrium and a more balanced market doesn’t mean that all other buyers are gone. So in this post we are going to take a look at some tips for making sure you win a potential bidding war.

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6 Things to Consider When Buying a Beach House

Owning a home overlooking the ocean is the dream of many. The fantastic view you get to see every day, and the soothing sound of the waves are surely something many homebuyers are looking for. Also, investing in a beach house can be a great source of additional income, as these homes are trending among vacation renters. However, purchasing a property at a beach is not that simple. It would be best if you considered the potential risks of such a purchase. To make things easier for you, we’ve made a guide – all of the things you should consider when buying a beach house to make this investment as safe as possible. 

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How to Know You Have Hired the Right Real Estate Agent

Have you decided to sell your home? Or, have you decided to buy a new home? Either way, you must be looking for a real estate agent. Your agent is the only one who can help you sell your home fast and for the best price possible and the only one who can help you find your dream home.

Your real estate agent must be professional, skilled, experienced, local, and reliable. But how do you know that you have hired the right real estate agent? Well, that is why we are here. There are sure signs that show whether a real estate agent is the right one or not, and today, we will share those signs with you. So, if you plan on buying or selling a home anytime soon, keep reading.

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10 Home Improvements That Always Pay Off

Even in a hot real estate market, updating your home before listing it can help increase its selling price — as long as you choose home improvements that always pay off. Home prices have reached historic highs due to buyers rushing to take advantage of historically low mortgage rates and a combination of limited supply and high demand.

According to the National Association of Realtors, the median price of a previously owned home increased by 17% from March, 2021 to March, 2022. However, we are seeing demand slow down over the last month with the recent increase in mortgage interest rates. Supply is still relatively low and people still want to buy homes, but investing in your home before listing could help you sell faster and for more money, especially if the market shifts farther away from a “Seller’s market”

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