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  • September Real Estate Market UpdateI wanted to share a quick update with you about what I have observed in the housing market. Below you can find a video where I discuss the trends we have seen. One of the many observations is of course interest rates. They are still low, but what does it… Read More >
  • What Is Zillow Offers?Zillow Offers is a new program that has arrived in San Diego. This new program offers to help homeowners sell their home faster. While this may sound appealing to sellers, the downside is the price point. Zillow Offers may not pay what some sellers would like. Their offer comes in… Read More >
  • Increase In San Diego Home SalesWhat is causing the increase in home sales? Read More >
  • What Is An Appraisal?Down below is a short vide explaining the importance of an appraisal in the home buying process. An appraisal can help to give you a better idea of the value of your investment in a home. For any questions you may have, reach out to me I'm happy to help! Read More >
  • Is Now The Time To Refinance?I spoke with Bloomberg about the rise of refinancing we have seen. Market timing is always an issue in the real estate and financing business. Although many expect rates to continue to decline, we do not know where the bottom will be. But, when people wait to see the bottom,… Read More >
  • San Diego Real Estate Market UpdateHello everyone, I wanted to share a market update video now that we are well into the second half of the year. Some of the topics I discuss are the slowing down of the market and what that can mean for the overall state of the market. I still think… Read More >
  • Commercial Real Estate WorkshopIf you have been wanting to learn more about commercial real estate and how to analyze transactions, I'd like to invite you to join this upcoming workshop. I will be presenting this class along with Curtis Gabahrt, president of Gabhart Investments who has been very successful in the commercial real… Read More >
  • Now Licensed In ArizonaHello everyone, I'm happy to announce that I am now a Licensed Loan Originator in Arizona. Along with working in California I'm looking forward to helping clients and brokers in this new market. Many California residents have invested in property in Arizona because of the rising market and great investment… Read More >
  • What To Do During The Application ProcessSubmitting your loan application does not mean the process is done. There is still a lot of reviewing that needs to happen to finally close the loan. If you are in this phase of the home buying process, there are steps you can take to ensure the loan will close… Read More >
  • Benefits Of Working With A Mortgage BrokerWorking with a mortgage broker has many benefits over acquiring a mortgage with a big bank. Not only can we find the better rates, but we can help make sure buyers have more purchasing power. This can be essential in the San Diego market because of the competition brought on… Read More >
  • What Do Low Unemployment Rates Mean For Real Estate Market?Unemployment is very low. This is great. But, low unemployment is a harbinger of recession as you can see in this chart. However, recessions are a time when interest rates also decline. What does this mean for housing prices? I do not perceive a lot of speculative value in the… Read More >
  • April 2019 Market Updatehttps://youtu.be/mL7tDaAXBrw April is almost over and this what has been going on recently in the real estate market. low inventory of homesinterest rates have remained lowlisting times have been longer for homes Make sure to watch the video above to know what this can mean for you and for other… Read More >
  • Loan Programs For Self Employed BorrowersRight now the hot new programs in the loan world are those suited for self employed borrowers. These programs allow you to use bank statements or stated income instead of your tax statements. Whether you're looking for an investment property or a home for yourself, we can find the right… Read More >
  • San Diego Home Prices DeclineI recently commented on the decline in home prices we have seen over the last months in San Diego. Many homes in the market have had price reductions, which can be common during winter months, but it's something we haven't seen in San Diego homes for some time. While this… Read More >
  • More Buying Opportunity In San Diego  I spoke with ABC10 News about the current state of the real estate market in San Diego. Activity is still slow and interest rates remain high, but this could become an opportunity for those looking to buy. I do think we will see an increase in activity in springtime,… Read More >
  • No-Cost AppraisalsFor a limited time we will cover the cost of your clients' appraisal. This could help to save them hundreds of dollars at closing and make the buying experience even better for your clients. It is available for all conventional loans that close before December 31st. At the time of… Read More >
  • Rent Control In San DiegoI spoke with ABC10 News about the rent control debate currently affecting San Diego.High rental costs in San Diego are prompting people to pursue rent controls to limit rental increases. I believe the long term solution is more supply of housing. The current supply has not met the demand in… Read More >
  • Rising Costs Of Downtown LivingI got the opportunity to talk with The San Diego Union Tribune about the rising costs of apartments in Downtown San Diego. With many new developments comes competition to gain tenants, but the high rents are not drawing in as many renters. Apartment complexes have started to offer concessions to… Read More >
  • We Are Now On YouTubeI'm happy to announce we are now on YouTube. Our first video is about the new Lock and Shop program. With this new program we can lock in your rate for up to 90 days while you still shop for a home. This will surely help to make the home… Read More >
  • Median Home Prices Hit Record HighMedian home prices in San Diego have hit a new record high and prices may not be slowing down. I spoke with the San Diego Union Tribune about this trend in home prices and what it may mean for potential home buyers. The market is very competitive now, and buyers… Read More >

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