The September 2017 San Diego County Real Estate Report continues to indicate strong price increases, fewer sales, and even fewer homes coming on the market. The real estate news magazine first tuesday Journal predicts that once San Diego makes a full job recovery in 2018, real estate sales volume will rise and peak in 2020 or 2021.Continue reading September 2017 San Diego County Real Estate Report and Interest Rates
The August 2017 San Diego County Real Estate Report shows the same trends we’ve been watching for a while, strong price increases, fewer sales, and even fewer homes coming on the market. Although some have brought up the disturbing idea of a housing bubble, most experts don’t see a bubble in our near future.Continue reading August 2017 San Diego County Real Estate Report and Interest Rates
The July 2017 San Diego County Real Estate Report shows that, unlike some parts of the country, the San Diego County real estate market has not slowed down. In fact, year-over median sales prices increased countywide by 11 percent in June. The number of closed sales has dropped, but this is due to a continued lack of inventory.
San Diego County’s housing market has recovered with the median sales price exceeding 2005’s high in May this year. If you’re a homeowner, that’s wonderful news. It you are looking to buy, it’s not as scary as it sounds because when you adjust for inflation, we are still well below pre-recession highs. Only about one-third of the country has seen this recovery.Continue reading July 2017 San Diego County Real Estate Report and Interest Rates
The June 2017 San Diego County Real Estate Report still shows a hot market with fast moving sales and a serious lack of inventory. But this cannot go on forever. Real estate markets are cyclical. Some parts of the country are already showing a slowdown in appreciation rates as reported by CNBC.
The anticipated rate hike by the Federal Reserve will most likely put downward pressure on the market. It will not only make it more difficult for buyers to borrow for their home purchase, but it will also push up the cost of consumers’ existing revolving debt and adjustable rate mortgages.Continue reading June 2017 San Diego County Real Estate Report and Interest Rates
The May 2017 San Diego County Real Estate Report shows continued gains, despite the ongoing supply shortage and slowly increasing mortgage rates. Those rising interest rates paired with increasing values are making San Diego County homes less affordable. Trump’s proposed tax plan could decrease affordability even more by removing important deductions for homeowners.Continue reading May 2017 San Diego County Real Estate Report and Interest Rates
The Fed hiked interest rates by .25 percent this week and expect continued increases in 2017. With rising interest rates and prices already putting pressure on affordability, what’s in store for the future? Here are predictions from eight real estate experts.Continue reading December 2016 San Diego County Real Estate Report and Interest Rates
Now that the election is finally over, what will Trump’s presidency mean to San Diego County real estate? No one really knows, but The San Diego Union-Tribune published an interesting article today citing higher mortgage interest rates and possible regulation cuts.Continue reading November 2016 San Diego County Real Estate Report and Interest Rates
Prices in San Diego County and in North County did not change compared to the previous month, but did go up substantially over the last year. Inventory, which should be growing this time of year, is continuing to decrease.Continue reading October 2016 San Diego County Real Estate Report and Interest Rates
Countywide, August saw an upturn in pending and closed sales over the previous month. There was no change in the median sales price compared to July, but a 7.4 percent increase over the previous year. Inventory is staying tight with a scant 2.3 months’ supply of housing on the market.Continue reading September 2016 San Diego County Real Estate Report and Interest Rates
The market slowed down in July with fewer pending and closed sales compared to June. But because there were also fewer new listings, inventory stayed at a very low 2.4 months’ supply countywide.
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This low inventory continues to keep pressure on home prices in San Diego and North San Diego County. A lack of resale homes, rising prices and a dearth of middle- and low- income building is causing a housing crisis for both buyers and renters. It is hitting the middle class especially hard.
KPBS™ interviewed Matt Adams, vice president of San Diego’s Building Industry Association. He says new housing is creating an “hourglass” market by building more homes for people at the top and bottom of the economic ladder, but few for people in the middle.
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