01 Oct 2019
Winchester Market Trends 9 19

Did you just lose $100,000 in potential equity? Everyone always wants to know in which direction our local real estate market is trending.  Potential buyers and sellers are seemingly most focused on trying to time the market with accurate precision.  Sadly they often get their information from inaccurate sources, including but not limited to their […]

07 Mar 2016
Spring 16

Southern California’s spring selling season is underway! Okay—it’s understandable if that seems like a somewhat premature announcement, but it is verifiable from any number of sources. Never mind that this year, spring doesn’t officially arrive in the Temecula Valley until March 20th…but that’s only what astronomers say (and they can’t even decide whether Pluto is […]

22 Feb 2016
realestate-33

Any way you cut it, real estate makes up a huge chunk of the overall economy. One consequence of that is that the health of the real estate industry is constantly being put under a microscope (if it were a human patient, it would probably grow alarmed by all the doctors and specialists constantly calling […]

22 Feb 2016
2016 vote

This one was news to me. The Wall Street Journal had it buried in a ‘spread sheet’ section of their online Real Estate section: “Why It’s Harder to Sell Your Home in an Election Year.” If you are like me—never having had an inkling that Southern California homes for sale have rough sledding in an […]

18 Feb 2016
groundhog

Especially during this time of year—and even more especially when Southern California’s weather turns grisly (lol)—common sense would seem to lead any homeowner planning to sell their Temecula Valley home this year to hold off for the moment…at least until Punxutawney Phil’s forecast starts to come true (the venerable groundhog said that winter 2016 will […]

02 Feb 2016
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Looked at from one perspective, there has been a “bailout” of enormous magnitude. Okay—maybe you have to expand the meaning of “bailout” just a bit, but if you do, many Southern California homeowners can be counted among the most prominent beneficiaries. We Inland Empire real estate agents wouldn’t be complaining, either. As bailouts go, it’s […]