San Diego’s housing crisis, a family problem

Posted by on Jul 28, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

The more I learn about our complex society, the more our problems boil down to a basic failing: We don’t love our children enough. No, this column isn’t about cancerous public liabilities, which diminish the future wealth of our kids in large measure to finance comfy lives and cheap health care for today’s retirees. It’s […]

BIA Sues Encinitas Again For Noncompliance With Housing Element Law

Posted by on Jul 28, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

The Building Industry Association of San Diego County is suing Encinitas for the second time for noncompliance with the state-mandated Housing Element requirement, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. The state Housing Element law requires cities to include a mix of housing affordable for all income groups in their general plans, particularly low-income families. A plan […]

$543,500: San Diego home price breaks another record

Posted by on Jul 28, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

San Diego County’s median home price hit another record in June with an imbalance of supply and demand continuing to push costs up, CoreLogic reported Tuesday. The median home price reached $543,500, increasing 9.8 percent in a year and marking the third month in a row of record-breaking prices. Chris Thornberg, economist and founding partner […]

Vacant home lots in Valley Center bring in $1.1M

Posted by on Jul 6, 2017 in Blog | No Comments
Vacant home lots in Valley Center bring in $1.1M

By Lila Seidman Eighteen residential zoned acres of vacant land in Valley Center have sold for $1,085,000. The property is located along Rosebush Lane, off Valley Center Road, the city’s main thoroughfare, and within close proximity to local schools, Hilltop Winery and the Valley View Casino & Hotel. Al Apuzzo, Matt Weaver and Patrick Miller […]

What Constitutes a Legal Parcel in California?

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

SAN DIEGO—Lee & Associates principal Patrick Miller explains the criteria by which legal parcels are defined in the state as defined by the California Subdivision Map Act of February 1972—something many in the brokerage community don’t fully understand, he tells GlobeSt.com. SAN DIEGO—Many in the brokerage community don’t fully understand the criteria by which legal […]

Work Begins on Condominium Development in Otay Mesa

Posted by on Apr 16, 2017 in Blog | No Comments
Work Begins on Condominium Development in Otay Mesa

San Diego’s Cornerstone Communities and Presidio Residential Capital have begun construction on the $45 million first phase of Tesoro at Vista Del Sur, with 134 upscale condominiums in Otay Mesa. A statement from the developers said sales of the Spanish and Mediterranean-style condos will begin in August. The development is located at 5496 San Roberto, […]

10 new single-family homes coming to Olde Carlsbad

Posted by on Apr 16, 2017 in Blog | No Comments
10 new single-family homes coming to Olde Carlsbad

Lee & Associates, one of the largest national commercial real estate firms, on April 11 said it has completed the sale of 3.13 acres of vacant land in Carlsbad. The property is located at 1833 Buena Vista Way, off of Carlsbad Village Drive and less than one mile from State 78 and Interstate 5 in […]

Bonsall, Fallbrook home prices up in March

Posted by on Apr 7, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

Prices and the number of days on the market for homes in Fallbrook and Bonsall improved in March, boosted in part by declining volume, according to Jerry Kalman, a realtor who tracks the two North County submarkets. Inventory rose nearly 15 percent month-over-month to 184 units. But any inventory below 200 units is cause for […]

North San Diego County Completes the $1,025,000 Sale of a Site Planned for the Development of a Senior Care Facility

Posted by on Apr 5, 2017 in Blog | No Comments
North San Diego County Completes the $1,025,000 Sale of a Site Planned for the Development of a Senior Care Facility

Vista, Calif.—March 31, 2017— Lee & Associates, one of the largest national commercial real estate firms, has completed the sale of 2.62 acres of vacant land in Vista, California. The property is located off of Plumosa Avenue, less that than ¼ mile north of Highway 78, and near North County Square Shopping Center, Vista Transit […]

Are SD’s Land Values Going Up Or Down?

Posted by on Mar 1, 2017 in Blog | No Comments
Are SD’s Land Values Going Up Or Down?

SAN DIEGO—It appears we are at the peak of the market, but before assuming that land values will go down, it’s important to consider many other factors and where we live, Lee & Associates’ Matt Weaver tells GlobeSt.com. GlobeSt.com: How hard is it to predict where land values will head? Weaver: Buy low, sell high. […]