Monthly Archives: January 2013

Can San Diego Home Buyers Compete with Cash Rich Investors?

Posted by JD Esajian // January 31, 2013

Can San Diego home buyers needing financing really compete with cash heavy investors in today’s tight and fast moving real estate market?

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Real Estate Investing: Balancing Social Good & Profit

Posted by JD Esajian // January 30, 2013

As we roll into a new housing upswing real estate investing is gaining popularity again, but how can you find the right balance in doing social good and earning a healthy paycheck?

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Buying a Home in 2013: What to Expect

Posted by JD Esajian // January 29, 2013

What should those buying a home in 2013 expect to face in the market as they go on the house hunt? All expectations and forecasts predict an amazing year for the U.S. housing market in 2013 but that doesn’t mean it will all be easy sailing for those buying a home. What are you up against and how can you overcome the challenges?

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How Safe is Your Open House in Connecticut?

Posted by JD Esajian // January 28, 2013

Is your open house in Connecticut really safe? Whether you are selling your home, representing a client as a real estate agent or flipping houses as a Connecticut real estate investor, this is a question you really, seriously need to think about.

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Positive Signs for Connecticut Real Estate

Posted by JD Esajian // January 25, 2013

Do the positive forecasts for a great 2013 for the housing sector really apply to Connecticut real estate? Despite several recent challenges and uncertainty all predictions are for a stellar 2013 when it comes to the U.S. housing market.

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OFFICIAL: No Lack of Foreclosures for Investors in 2013

Posted by JD Esajian // January 24, 2013

It’s official; real estate investors shouldn’t worry about having enough distressed property inventory during 2013. Rumblings of concern over growing competition and declining inventory levels began last year, with some questioning whether they needed to revise down their goals for acquiring rentals or flipping houses this year. All these worries seem to have now been squashed.

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The New Future of Tech in Real Estate

Posted by JD Esajian // January 23, 2013

Technology is now easily the biggest driver of change in the real estate industry. Love it, hate it, don’t get it, it doesn’t matter. If real estate investors and agents don’t accept this and recognize how tech is changing migration patterns and shopping habits they are going to miss out on the best opportunities and returns.

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CT Homes: Fighting Eminent Domain in New Haven

Posted by JD Esajian // January 22, 2013

There is a fight going on over CT homes in New Haven with one landowner claiming the city illegally swiped his property. So how can they do this and could you be next? Local governments have had the power to seize property through ‘eminent domain’ forever but it isn’t often used.

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Freddie Mac Forecast for San Diego Real Estate

Posted by JD Esajian // January 21, 2013

Freddie Mac’s chief economist was just in San Diego for the annual American Economic Association meeting and gave his predictions for the housing market in 2013…

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Is the Surge in Luxury Home Activity Already Over?

Posted by JD Esajian // January 18, 2013

The end of 2012 saw a massive surge in luxury home sales but was it really just a part of the real estate recovery or is the rush already over? The National Association of Realtors reports a 51% spike in homes sales for properties over $1 million, with areas like Manhattan seeing a an outrageous 44% jump in $10 million property sales, much to the delight of real estate agents and investors.

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