Condo Prices Set New Highs in February

Both the median and average prices for condos set new all-time highs in February. It was also the fifty-seventh month in a row the median price has been higher than the year before. The median price for single-family, re-sale homes was higher, year-over-year, for the fifty-seventh month in a row. Home sales eked out 0.5% gain compared to last February….

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March Calendar of Events

Want a printable calendar? Click here for the PDF San Diego Theater Week  Feb. 26-Mar. 5  Check out some of San Diego’s amazing local theater, dance and music companies with discounted tickets and other special offers. More than 40 venues throughout the County. (858) 381-5595 / www.SDTheaterWeek.com  Mickey Cafagna Golf Tournament  Mar. 3  Established to honor Mickey Cafagna, former Mayor…

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Looking to Downsize? Keep Your Property Tax Base

Under Proposition 60, California homeowners 55 and older get a one-time chance to sell their primary residence and transfer its property-tax assessment to a new one, but the market value of the new home generally must be equal to or less than the market value of the old home. Prop. 60 was designed to help longtime California homeowners who want…

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Home Prices & Sales Up to Begin the Year

The median price for single-family homes in San Diego County rose 5.4% in January compared to last January. The median price has been higher than the year before every month since May 2012. Single-family home sales eked out a 0.6% gain year-over-year. There were 1,379 homes sold in January. This is 30% below average. Inventory continues to be problematic. There…

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Median For Sale vs Median Sold

Jan-2016 vs Jan-2017: The median price of for sale properties is up 6% and the median price of sold properties is up 6%

Prices & Sales Continue Rising in 2016

Prices for single-family homes, while not quite reaching the highs set in 2005, ended the year with modest gains. The median prices for homes gained 5.4% compared to 2015. Making it the fifth year in a row of year-over-year gains. The median price for condos/townhomes did reach all-time highs in 2016, gaining 8.3%. Sales were up marginally in 2016. Single-family…

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NEW FHA LOAN LIMITS FOR 2017

The Federal Housing Finance Agency has released the conforming loan limits change for 2017. This change resulted in higher loan limits beginning in January for many counties across the country. The Federal Housing Administration is insuring loans for people looking to purchase a home or refinance a home with a little equity. The program insures loans up to the maximum…

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So How Did We Do For Our Clients-Compared to Other MLS Agents?

Our Listings Sold within 24 Days, on average, compared to 48 Days for MLS Agents. Our Listings Sold for 99.1% of Our Sellers Full Asking Price-Compared to 95% of List Price For MLS Agents. Home Sellers That Hire The Don Pelletier Group Sell Their Homes in One-Half The Time-AND For 4% MORE MONEY, on Average! The Agent You Select Makes…

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Why Pay Someone Else’s Mortgage?!

Before you make another payment on your landlord’s mortgage, here are a few things you should know: Many people who rent can actually afford to buy their own home, no matter what they may think about down payments and affordability. Stop making someone else wealthy! With a down payment of 2% or less, you could own a home! CalHAFA –…

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February Calendar of Events

Want a printable calendar? Click here for the PDF Circus Vargas presents Steam Cirque   Feb. 2-13  Goggles, gears, and gadgets set the stage for 2017’s retro-futuristic production, Steam Cirque! Meet and mingle with the entire cast after each performance. Capture the fun by posing for pics or selfies with your favorite cast members, all part of an unforgettable Circus…

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