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Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Getting a Loan for Rental Property: The Requirements
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Are you looking to invest in a rental property in San Diego or the surrounding area? When applying for a mortgage for a rental property, there are some similarities to the process of applying for a loan for a primary residence. But on the whole, there are stricter qualification requirements to obtain financing for a non-owner-occupied pro...

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Introducing Rental Listing Tracker Dashboard!
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North County Property Group is excited to announce Listing Tracker!  This is a new and exclusive, added value service, to our San Diego property management clients. What is it?Listing Tracker is a comprehensive rental listing dashboard report for our North County Property Group property management clients who have active (curren...

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Should I Rent or Buy in 2019?
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As we start a new year, many people are coming to me for advice about whether they should rent or buy a home in 2019. This is never an easy question to answer and largely depends on your personal situation and finances. It might be an even tougher decision due to many unknowns at this point in the new year: the stock market has been volat...

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Understanding Rental Property Depreciation
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As president and broker of the top ranked property management company in North County San Diego, I come in contact with many prospective clients who are considering renting their home and hiring us as their property manager. They may have a property for rent in San Diego, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Encinitas, Carlsbad or anywhere along the No...

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Long-Term or Short-Term Rental
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One of the most common questions we get at North County Property Group from property owners thinking about renting their home is what type of rental should I plan to offer? From my perspective, there are two different ways owners can go, long-term rental or short-term rental. Let me provide my definition and most basic synopsis for both:...

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

2013 Trends in Real Estate
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Southern coastal California, including North County San Diego, is a "green light" for overall real estate prospects in 2013 according to a new report from PWC and the Urban Land Institute, Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2013.  The report, suggesting modest gains across U.S markets from coast to coast, states prospects are g...

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Consumer Attitudes on Housing
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Results from Fannie Mae’s September 2012 National Housing Survey show Americans’ optimism about the recovery of the housing market and with regard to homeownership continued its gradual climb, bolstered by a series of mortgage rate decreases experienced throughout the summer. Consumer attitudes about the economy also improved ...

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