Chula Vista, CA Real Estate News

By The Lewis Team San Diego Real Estate Experts, San Diego's #1 Real Estate Team - 619-656-0655
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Saving Money to Buy a Home in San DiegoBuying a home is often the largest purchase one will make in a lifetime. While saving up for a down payment may be a challenge for some, it is not impossible. Here’s how members of various generations view their financial situations.Millennials Financially Comfortable 44% Have Just Enough to Get By 41% Experiencing Financial Difficulties 15% Xer’s Financially Comfortable 36% Have Just Enough to Get By 47% Experiencing Financial Difficulties 17% Boomers Financially Comfortable 41% Have Just Enough to Get By 44% Experiencing Financial Difficulties 15% Matures Financially Comfortable 53% Have Just Enough to Get By 41% Experiencing Financial Difficulties 6% Even though these are some really cool and enlightening statistics everyone is unique in what th...
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By The Lewis Team San Diego Real Estate Experts, San Diego's #1 Real Estate Team - 619-656-0655
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Real Estate Return on Investment Top Improvements 2017Here’s a look at the projects with the greatest and least return on investment in 2017. Typically, the 29 projects on this year’s report paid back an average of 64.3 cents on the dollar in resale value.Real Estate Resale ROITop 5 projects with the greatest ROI in the “Upscale” cost category: 85% Garage Door Replacement 77.8% Entry Door Replacement (fiberglass) 73.9% Window Replacement (vinyl) 73% Window Replacement (wood) 70.1% Grand Entrance (fiberglass) Top 5 projects with the lowest ROI in the “Upscale” cost category: 61.9% Major Kitchen Remodel 59.9% Master Suite Addition 59.1% Bathroom Remodel 57.1% Bathroom Addition 56.4% Deck Addition (composite) If you’re looking to do some home improvements on your San Diego Real Estate then...
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By The Lewis Team San Diego Real Estate Experts, San Diego's #1 Real Estate Team - 619-656-0655
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ECO Friendly LifestylesThe decisions that brands and businesses make reflect heavily on a consumer’s perception. In a recent survey, the majority said that they wish brands and businesses would make it easier for them to live an environmentally conscience lifestyle.How Important is this by Demographics Millennials 83% Xers 73% Boomers 71% Matures 65% Females 77% Males 73% Urban 83% Suburban 72% Rural 71% ECO friendly and the green movement have played a big role in new home construction in San Diego County. Many new home builders in San Diego are using ECO friendly material and things like solar and “hot water on demand” features to please homebuyers. This is a welcoming trend that the public is very much in favor of.Looking to buy a home in San Diego?Selling a home in San Diego?Call Th...
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By The Lewis Team San Diego Real Estate Experts, San Diego's #1 Real Estate Team - 619-656-0655
(DawnSellsSanDiego)
First Time Homebuyers Gaining TractionAfter slipping for 3 straight years, the U.S. share of real estate sales to first time homebuyers increased to 35% in 2016, the highest level since 2013. Typical First Time Buyer in 2016 Median Age of First Time Buyers - 32 First Time Buyers used a Federal Housing Administration “FHA” Backed Mortgage to Purchase a Home – 1 of 3 Average Size of Down Payment for a First Time Home Buyer – 6% Average Square Footage of a Home for a First Time Home Buyer – 1,650 Sq. Ft. Household Income of Typical First Time Home Buyer - $72,000 What will 2017 look like in the San Diego Real Estate Market for First Time Home Buyers? Probably more of the same of what we saw in 2016. Since many in the younger generation have rented and not purchased real estate there is a l...
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By Mike and Dawn Lewis, The Lewis Team at Keller Williams in San Diego CA
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Search for Homes and Condos in Chula VistaSearching for homes and condos in Chula Vista is easy on our San Diego Real Estate Website. We’ve created easy search links based on price range to help you narrow down your search for homes and condos in all zip codes of Chula Vista including; 91910, 91911, 91913, 91914 and 91915. Search for Homes in Chula VistaChula Vista Home Search under $400,000Chula Vista Home Search $400,000 to $500,000Chula Vista Home Search $500,000 to $600,000Chula Vista Home Search $600,000 to $700,000Chula Vista Home Search $700,000 to $800,000Chula Vista Home Search $800,000 to $900,000Chula Vista Home Search $900,000 to $1 MillionChula Vista Home Search over $1 MillionSearch for Condos in Chula VistaChula Vista Condos under $300,000Chula Vista Condos $300,000 to $4...
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By Mike and Dawn Lewis, The Lewis Team at Keller Williams in San Diego CA
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Chula Vista Realtor - Chula Vista 5 Star Realtor Zillow Review - Dawn Lewis Realtor with The Lewis Team at Keller Williams Chula VistaChula Vista Realtor ReviewChula Vista Zillow Realtor Dawn Lewis with The Lewis Team5 Star Zillow Review Agent in Chula VistaHighly likely to recommend01/09/2013 - user2745612Bought and sold a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $525K in Otay Ranch Village 1, Chula Vista, CA.I have bought seven homes and Dawn Lewis has handled four of my transactions.  I have yet to meet another realtor with her level of expertise, resourcefulness and devotion to the client.  I have also referred her to multiple friends who can never thank me enough for my recommendation to use her services.Give The Lewis Team a call today!         What's my San Diego homes value?...
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By Mike and Dawn Lewis, The Lewis Team at Keller Williams in San Diego CA
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Chula Vista  Agent - Chula Vista 5 Star Agent Zillow Review - Dawn Lewis with The Lewis Team at Keller Williams Chula Vista Chula Vista Real Estate Agent ReviewPremier Zillow Agent Dawn Lewis with The Lewis TeamChula Vista Keller Williams AgentsHighly likely to recommend02/08/2013 - user8161587Bought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $350K in Otay Ranch Village 1, Chula Vista, CA.When first contacting Dawn she immediately connected us with a loan officer to get us prequalified.  Within a week we were out looking for a home.  We were on a time frame due to the fact my husband was being medically discharged from the Navy and we had to be out of housing.  She explained that   the homes we were looking at were short sales and that the time frame was going to be long.  She was a...
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By Mike and Dawn Lewis, The Lewis Team at Keller Williams in San Diego CA
(The Lewis Team at Keller Williams)
Dawn Lewis Zillow Agent in Otay Ranch - Zillow Review for Dawn Lewis with The Lewis Team - Otay Ranch Zillow AgentZillow Real Estate Agent in Otay RanchOtay Ranch 5 Star Zillow Real Estate Agent with The Lewis TeamHighly likely to recommend02/08/2013 - user7966202Bought a home in 2012 in Otay Ranch, Chula Vista, CA 91913.My husband and I found Dawn Lewis & Shylia Alarcon of "New Dawn Realty" through a referral from a friend who had recently purchased a home with Dawn's help. We were renting a home and our lease was due to end in about 4 months when we began our search.  I was unsure if we would be able to find a   home within our short time frame that we had. I gave Dawn a call and she quickly got us started on the right track to finding our dream home.  Dawn had us meet immediately wit...
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By Mike and Dawn Lewis, The Lewis Team at Keller Williams in San Diego CA
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Mer Soleil Hillsborough Condo in Otay RanchCharming west facing, ground level, 3 bedroom / 2 bath condo in the beautiful Mer Soleil community in Hilsborough in Otay Ranch. This home has a private patio, attached one car garage, additional assigned parking & is conveniently located next to the beautiful community pool. Enjoy your high ceilings and gorgeous laminate floors that flow throughout the open floor plan. Kitchen features granite tiled counter top, stainless steel appliances, dark wood cabinets & canned lighting. In home laundry is tucked away and comes with washer & dryer. Master bedroom includes a large walk-in closet & private ensuite with dual sinks & spacious shower/bath.  All secondary bedrooms are great sizes with 2nd bathroom conveniently attached to one bedroom, perfect ...
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By Mike and Dawn Lewis, The Lewis Team at Keller Williams in San Diego CA
(The Lewis Team at Keller Williams)
Listed and Sold by The Lewis Team in Chula Vista - 54 I StreetHome Sold by The Lewis Team in Chula VistaReady to sell your home - give The Lewis Team a call today!!!!Home in Old Chula Vista in South Bay San Diego - This 1949 home in Old Chula Vista is a very special place. On a corner lot in a very desirable area of Old Chula Vista. This home has that old home charm that is very sought after in Chula Vista. No Mello-Roos or HOA. This Chula Vista property sits on a 8,100 square foot lot and is on the corner of I Street and Corte Maria Avenue. This single story classic Chula Vista home has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and has a 2 car garage. There is also an additional living space below. Large family room/dining room area and good size bedrooms. Close to all of the shopping in Old Chula Vi...
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By Mike and Dawn Lewis, The Lewis Team at Keller Williams in San Diego CA
(The Lewis Team at Keller Williams)
Eastlake Greens Top Zillow Agent - 5 Star Agent Zillow Review East Lake Greens - Dawn Lewis with The Lewis Team at Keller Williams Eastlake Greens Real Estate Agent ReviewReview of The Lewis Team at Keller WilliamsZillow Review for 5 Star Agent Dawn LewisHighly likely to recommend02/09/2013 - user7951974Bought a Condo home in 2011 for approximately $275K in Eastlake Greens, Chula Vista, CA.Dawn Lewis is our realtor for life! For years, I had seen Dawn's name throughout San Diego and have heard MANY great things about her and her team, so when it was time for us to buy our home, I called her.  She was very kind, approachable, and most of all patient - she WILL find what you are   looking for!  It has been a couple of years since since working with Dawn, and we continue to refer her to al...
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By Mike and Dawn Lewis, The Lewis Team at Keller Williams in San Diego CA
(The Lewis Team at Keller Williams)
Zillow Agent in Eastlake Trails - 5 Star Zillow Agent Review Eastlake Trails  Real Estate Agent - Dawn Lewis with The Lewis TeamEastlake Trails Zillow Agent Review - Dawn Lewis with The Lewis TeamChula Vista Realtor Review for Eastlake TrailsHighly likely to recommend02/09/2013 - user88518678Sold a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $550K in Eastlake Trails, Chula Vista, CA.Dawn has 24 years of experience in Real Estate. Her knowledge of the area is very impressive. The responsivenss to inquires is immediate.Her marketing and negotiation skills are excellent. She also has a complete understanding of various types of Financing and goes the extra mile to obtain  Appraisals.Give The Lewis Team a call today!          What's my San Diego homes value? What is my San Diego Home Worth...
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By Mike and Dawn Lewis, The Lewis Team at Keller Williams in San Diego CA
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Eastlake Trails Top Zillow Agent - 5 Star Agent Zillow Review East Lake Trails - Dawn Lewis with The Lewis Team at Keller Williams Eastlake Chula VistaEastlake Trails in Chula Vista Real Estate Agent ReviewReview of Zillow Agent in Eastlake TrailsThe Lewis Team at Keller Williams - Dawn Lewis ReviewHighly likely to recommend02/09/2013 - user7163115Sold a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $400K in Eastlake Trails, Chula Vista, CA.Dawn worked miracles for my short-sale home. I had 2 Realtors before her that didn't seem to know how to get it done. She is super knowledgeable and knows about all the bank shenanigans, which are quite unique to the short-sale process. I would highly recommend her.Need a real estate agent to help you buy or sell a home or condominium in Chula Vista? ...
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By Mike and Dawn Lewis, The Lewis Team at Keller Williams in San Diego CA
(The Lewis Team at Keller Williams)
Chula Vista Top Zillow Agent - Chula Vista 5 Star Agent Zillow Review - Dawn Lewis with The Lewis Team at Keller Williams Chula VistaThe Lewis Team Zillow Review in Chula VistaHighly likely to recommend02/12/2013 - gavalasquezSold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $475K in Otay Ranch, Chula Vista, CA.Dawn Lewis of New Dawn Realty was the best agent I have ever had. She was attentive, responsive and will go the extra mile for her clients. She has a team of experts that will do whatever it takes to get your home sold. She knows the San Diego real estate market better than anyone as she has over   20 years of experience. I would recommend her for any job, especially for selling in the South County of San Diego. Highly recommendNeed a real estate agent to help you buy or sell a...
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By Mike and Dawn Lewis, The Lewis Team at Keller Williams in San Diego CA
(The Lewis Team at Keller Williams)
Otay Ranch Top Agent - Otay Ranch Chula Vista 5 Star Top Agent Zillow Review - Dawn Lewis at The Lewis Team at Keller Williams RealtyTop Otay Ranch Agent ReviewZillow Agents in Chula Vista, South Bay San Diego CaliforniaHighly likely to recommend02/15/2013 - Robert and Wendy KidneyBought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $400K in Otay Ranch, Chula Vista, CA.As a military family transferring in from another state across country, Dawn and Shylia were very conscientious about our situation and urgent time line.  They worked very diligently to find us exactly what we were looking for, and walked us thru all the details of the California Real Estate laws   and processes.  Dawn and Shylia were very professional, knowledgeable about the area and school districts, and very friendly...
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By Mike and Dawn Lewis, The Lewis Team at Keller Williams in San Diego CA
(The Lewis Team at Keller Williams)
Otay Ranch Top Zillow Agent - Otay Ranch Chula Vista Agent Zillow Review - Dawn Lewis with The Lewis TeamLewis Team Review in Otay Ranch Chula Vista - Agent Dawn LewisHighly likely to recommend03/11/2013 - user4049658Sold a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $275K in Otay Ranch Village 5, Chula Vista, CA.If you are looking for an expert, Dawn Lewis is your Realtor. Out of the all the Realtors we interviewed, Dawn was the only that provided the quality information we were seeking. From the first day we retained Dawn until the last day our house was sold, we had the best  experience you can ask for when dealing with a Realtor. I guess that’s what you get for finding the best of the best.Dawn is very knowledgeable, precise, great communicator and her negotiation skills are unmatc...
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By Mike and Dawn Lewis, The Lewis Team at Keller Williams in San Diego CA
(The Lewis Team at Keller Williams)
Top Zillow Agents in San Diego - Eastlake Woods Chula Vista Agent Zillow Review - Dawn Lewis with The Lewis TeamTop Zillow Agents in San DiegoZillow Real Estate Agents in San Diego CountyHighly likely to recommend04/01/2013 - miloseskiSold a Single Family home in 2012 in Eastlake Woods West, Chula Vista, CA.Dawn is by far the best real estate professional I've had the pleasure of working with.  Dawn brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise, but more importantly an 'instinct' that is very rare in the real estate business.  Dawn has helped me buy and sell homes on multiple occasions, found investment   opportunities, placed tenants, and drove an overall relationship where your best interests as a client are her top priorities.  Dawn has a top-to-bottom understanding of the entire real e...
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By Mike and Dawn Lewis, The Lewis Team at Keller Williams in San Diego CA
(The Lewis Team at Keller Williams)
Zillow San Diego Agent - Dawn Lewis Zillow Realtor with The Lewis Team - Eastlake Vistas Listing Agent in Chula VistaSan Diego Zillow Agent Review5 Star Zillow San Diego Real Estate AgentsHighly likely to recommend09/03/2013 - user4999939Sold a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $475K in Eastlake Vistas, Chula Vista, CA.Excellent Realtor!  Was very instrumental in selling our home and getting us into a larger home that fit our family's growing needs!  And she did it in a "down" market!            Dawn gets things done!  I would strongly recommend her!!!Need an agent to help you buy or sell a home in Chula Vista? We have sold thousands of homes. Do you want to buy a home in San Diego?Do you want to sell a home in San Diego?Give The Lewis Team a call today!          What's my Sa...
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By Mike and Dawn Lewis, The Lewis Team at Keller Williams in San Diego CA
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San Diego Real Estate Agent YELP Reviews - The Lewis Team San Diego Real Estate YELP Review - Chula Vista YELPYELP 5 Star Review for The Lewis Team at Keller Williams in San Diego CaliforniaOtay Ranch Chula Vista and Greater San Diego Yelp Review for Dawn Lewis We have worked with Dawn on five transactions (purchasing and selling all in the San Diego and Chula Vista area) in the past 5 years. They are professional, knowledgeable, and customer service oriented. There were many tight timelines and rough negotiations which Dawn was able to manage for us. Her team works very efficiently and communicates effectively to ensure that we were informed on all aspects of the transactions. They updated us and followed up with us to ensure we were always on schedule. I would recommend the Lewis team...
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By Mike and Dawn Lewis, The Lewis Team at Keller Williams in San Diego CA
(The Lewis Team at Keller Williams)
San Diego Zillow Agents in Eastlake Chula Vista - 5 Star Zillow Agents in Eastlake Chula Vista - The Lewis Team San DiegoZillow Agent Review in Eastlake Chula Vista - The Lewis Team at Keller WilliamsHighly likely to recommendZillow Real Estate Agents in San Diego California11/21/2014 - marka1levyShowed home in 2014 in Otay Ranch, Chula Vista, CA 91915.Review for The Lewis Team Member: Lindsay ShumanLindsay helped my wife and I in our search for our first home in Eastlake.  Being a first time home buyer she was able to educate us on the process and the current market.  She was extremely helpful and patient with us throughout the entire process.  Her communication was excellent and she was always quick to respond to any phone call or email.  We will be recommending all of our friends and...
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