1994 Diamond St Unit 2, Pacific Beach Townhouse

We have a great new listing at 1994 Diamond St in Pacific Beach. What sets this unit apart from the rest is the spacious laundry room with built in storage, and the private side by side 2 car garage. Many homes at this price range have garages, but finding an attached side by side 2 car garage with a good amount of space can be rare.

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Is it better to invest in Real Estate or Stocks in 2020?

With Coronavirus in the news and stocks taking a beating in March, many people are wondering what to do with their money. Should you invest in real estate, stocks, or some other asset? Or should you hold onto your cash?

Will quarantine’s economic impact create new opportunities for investing?

In this article we compare stocks and real estate as investment vehicles.

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How to buy land in San Diego and build a home.

I recently had a client ask me to help them find out how they could get into the San Diego real estate market on a tight budget. The client has a lot of toys and two dogs, so he wanted some land. He loves to surf and enjoys the beach, but coastal zip codes were too expensive for the amount of space he wanted. The options within his price range were to buy land inland or a condo closer to the water. He decided to buy an undeveloped piece of land in Ramona, which is in East San Diego County.

In this post we will go over the process to buy land in San Diego, and how to eventually get a home on it.

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What are some uncommon things you absolutely must know before buying a waterfront property?

San Diego has many coastal communities, and has a large amount of residential zoning along the beach. This gives plenty of homes prime positioning for views and access to the water. While the views and access to the water are lifetime trophies for many buyers, buying waterfront property in San Diego can present some issues buyers should be aware of.

Getting additional inspections and asking additional questions while in escrow is crucial. The cliffs of San Diego have had issues with erosion, you can google past stories. To combat this issue, homes can have additional foundational support added to the property, including piers and seawalls. These are expensive additions and they should be inspected upon sale.

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