Industry Expert: The Only Thing to Fear in 2017 is Fear Itself

Housing market functioning at pre-crisis norms The housing market is improving and in some areas, even back to pre-crisis levels. Now, one expert explains that the only thing to fear in 2017’s housing market is, well, fear itself. During the past few weeks, the housing market saw an increase in existing home sales at the highest pace since 2007, a decrease in foreclosures and…

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January Calendar of Events

Want a printable calendar? Click here for the PDF San Diego International Auto Show  Dec. 29-Jan. 2  Will feature over 400 over the latest new models, a dozen test drives, exotics, automotive products and much more! Thur & Fri 10am-9pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-9pm, Sun 10am-7pm / San Diego Convention Center www.sdautoshow.com Toss for Tots Campaign  Jan. 1 A fun…

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Are You Planning a Trip to the Snow This Winter?

If you are planning a trip to the snow this winter, and think you may need snow chains, I have an excellent service to refer you to. I grew up in snow country and recall all of the problems that you can encounter when putting chains on your vehicle-from the hazards of installing the chains on the side of the road,…

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San Diego Water Conservation: New Law That Takes Effect in January – That You Should Be Aware Of

Effective January 1, 2017, new water conservation regulations will take effect for interior water fixtures in almost all single family residential properties. Here’s what you need to know:   Background: In 1992, the California Legislature passed SB–1224. This senate bill imposed water conservation standards on all toilets and urinals installed in all single family residential homes, multi–family residential properties, and commercial…

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New FHA Increased Loan Limits is Good News for 2017 Home Buyers!

Lack of affordability in the housing market, as you know, has been an ongoing challenge for home buyers in San Diego for many years. Now that the median home price recently hit 545K in late 2016-just shy of the all-time peak of 576K in July of 2005-the affordability issue is, once again, ‘front and center’. At a price point of $500,000,for example,…

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December Calendar of Events

Want a printable calendar? Click here for the PDF Taste of Santee  Dec. 1  Join the Santee Chamber as we celebrate the holiday season and taste the best from local restaurants and shops. This yearly tradition brings our community together to help the Santee Santas give back to residents in need this season. 5:30-7:30pm / Toyota Certified Center of Santee:…

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What Are California Propositions 60, 90, & 110?

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October Calendar of Events

Want a printable calendar? Click here for the PDF   San Diego Restaurant Week  Sept. 25-Oct. 2  Dishes compiled of local products and ingredients at over 180 participating restaurants throughout San Diego County. www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com  San Diego International Film Festival  Sept. 28-Oct. 2  More and more, film enthusiasts are coming to San Diego to bask in the light of the glitz…

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September Calendar of Events

Want a printable calendar? Click here for the PDF U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & Dimensional Art Expo  Sept. 2-5  In addition to the amazing sand sculptures being created and displayed during the festival, artists who work in other media like metal, glass, acrylic, wood, fabric, ceramics and gemstones will display and sell their work. 9am Daily / ‘B’ Street Cruise…

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August Calendar of Events

Want a printable calendar? Click here for the PDF Del Mar Races  July 15-Sept. 5  Come see the horse races as well as other special events including the Del Mar Summer Concert Series. See website for schedule. / Del Mar Racetrack (858) 792-4242 / www.dmtc.com Mama’s Kitchen Wine Tasting Fundraiser   Aug. 2  Wine tastings while indulging in a selection…

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