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Median Home Price vs. Average Home Price — Do Statistics Really Matter?

Many Sunday afternoons I reserved for open houses.  It is a great way to hear what the buyers are looking for and their thoughts on the real estate market.  The other day I was hosting an open house in Del Mar and had the pleasure of talking with a gentleman about real estate "marketing babble" by realtors […]

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Mortgage Loan Limits Increased!

Wow, I’m sure happy to hear that Congress has sent the "Economic Stimulus" bill to the White House for President Bush to sign into law this coming week.  Inman news stated that "The economic stimulus package includes a provision that will temporarily raise the conforming loan limit to allow Fannie and Freddie to purchase or […]

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San Diego’s New Multiple Listing Service

Realtors, home buyers and sellers alike will ultimately be happy with the new Multiple Listing Service system in San Diego.   There are two components to this upgrade…. first, is the software brought to us by MarketLinx that gives Realtors improved technology for searches, financial data, statistics, various reports, and customer communication.  Second are the new search fields that can narrow the […]

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