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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Steele Group Realty - DRE# 01474222
This blog is devoted to the joy of living in San Diego County and overcoming the challenges of today's real estate market ...while keeping a smile on everyone's face :-)
RECENT BLOG POSTS
LOL! What the heck is “normal”? Here’s an update as of August 30 to give you an idea about how the market is trending. To put it simply, the San Diego County market is still hot with prices increasing and supply dwindling. In August, the median price for a detached home rose to (gulp) $850,000. T...
09/17/2021
As we head into what is traditionally the start of the home buying season we are faced with a highly competitive market, shaped primarily by lack of inventory. Active listings throughout California fell an average of 52% in February as compared to one year ago. The market was also driven by lower...
03/23/2021
I don’t know about you, but I can barely wrap my head around the idea of making some plastic trinket with 3-D printing, much less turning out a whole home! But it’s happening. The country’s first 15 home Community of 3-D printed homes will be built in Rancho Mirage, CA and are scheduled for compl...
03/16/2021
In September 2019, my husband and I made a decision to buy a cabin in the picturesque mountain village of Idyllwild, CA, about a 2 hour drive from our home in San Diego. We wanted a special getaway we could share with our grown children and grandkids. But we also knew that in order to afford it, ...
02/11/2021
As the days crawl by and we battle our way through COVID-19, those of us who are physically untouched can be thankful for our health. But at the same time we are all standing on a dangerous economic beach watching the sand recede between our toes. The jobless rate is estimated to be the highest s...
04/20/2020
If I had to characterize the current San Diego real estate market I would describe it as “Paralyzed”.  No one knows when this pandemic will end nor can they predict the long-term economic consequences with any certainty.  There is just too much happening around us that we can’t control. All of wh...
04/09/2020
Welcome to the start of the home buying season! You’ve just listed your home for sale, or you’re shopping for a home and bang! You turn around and you’re in the middle of a pandemic!  What to do? Do you postpone your search or take your home off the market? Depending on your circumstances that mi...
03/16/2020
Historically, as we move into the holiday season the real estate market tends to slow down. With all the excitement and busyness of the holidays the added stress of buying or selling a home is just too much for some people. But there are a few factors that just might make a difference in 2019. Fi...
11/04/2019
 For those of us in the real estate biz, the mere mention of the word “recession” conjures up nightmarish reminders of overgrown lawns and boarded-up windows, foreclosures and short sales. Unfortunately, many economists believe that a recession is on the way between now and 2021, with most target...
09/03/2019
No matter the size, some yards are just plain beautiful and seem to invite you in. Whether they create an atmosphere that calms the soul with a bubbling fountain or acts as the stage for parties with friends and family, your outdoor space can be an important part of your home.   And the good news...
08/20/2019
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MartiSteele Kilby, CRS

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