Monthly Archives: February 2014

Do Buyers & Sellers Want Neighborhood Experts?

Posted by JD Esajian // February 14, 2014

Are neighborhood experts really what home buyers and sellers are looking for in a real estate agent? There is currently a big rush to become the ‘neighborhood expert’ among real estate agents and companies. Debates dominating headlines on industry news sites like Inman are even arguing what it takes to be qualify as a neighborhood […]

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San Diego Real Estate Pros: 6 Hacks For Better Thinking

Posted by JD Esajian // February 13, 2014

The most successful entrepreneurs, world leaders and legendary investors are differentiated by their way of thinking. Their individual thought processes may have taken them on different tangents and have been applied in different mediums. Still, one thing remains the same; they take thinking seriously. We’ve all heard we need to think BIG. Since your are […]

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How Long Should Buy & Hold Investors Keep A Property?

Posted by JD Esajian // February 12, 2014

How long should buy and hold real estate investors hold onto their rental properties? There are many debates over how long rental properties should be held. Some plan to hold onto their rental homes forever. Some recycle them depending on trends and cycles. Many that have sold call it their worst move ever. So what […]

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Banks Look To Unload Billions In Nonperforming Loans

Posted by JD Esajian // February 11, 2014

Banks are working hard to offload billions of dollars in nonperforming mortgage loans. What does this say about the foreclosure crisis? Could this be the best source of deals for real estate investors? More importantly, how can investors find them and take advantage of them? Note investing has become a booming business, and from recent […]

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What Makes A San Diego Real Estate Expert?

Posted by JD Esajian // February 10, 2014

As San Diego real estate markets rebound, many are becoming real estate agents and investors, marketing themselves as the ‘local experts.’ It’s great to have so many bright minds working towards a common goal. However, it can be very confusing from a consumer stand point, and even for others in the industry. Who are those […]

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The Pros & Cons Of Investing In Low Priced Homes

Posted by JD Esajian // February 7, 2014

Despite the traction the U.S. housing market is gaining and places like Southern California experiencing record setting prices in the $1 million range, lower priced homes are still widely available to the savvy investor. However, what are the real pros and cons of investing in low-end homes? 3 Cons of Investing in Low Priced Homes: […]

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A Real Estate Investing Niche That Will Make You A Hero

Posted by JD Esajian // February 6, 2014

There is a growing niche that is waiting to be filled by savvy real estate investors. However, this particular area of investing can not only result in high profit margins, but also allow you to become a hero in your community. The real estate industry, and those involved with it, has already suffered from incomplete […]

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7 Things I Learned About Real Estate On The Fly

Posted by JD Esajian // February 5, 2014

Regardless of who you are, there are several real estate lessons that can be learned on the fly. Real estate is all around us.  In fact, it is almost impossible to ignore.  Thus, investors should take a second and listen to what the market is saying. You may be surprised what you hear.  Here are […]

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High-End California Home Sales Up 45%

Posted by JD Esajian // February 4, 2014

High-end California real estate sales are climbing at an alarming rate. What do these new numbers reveal? What happened to the foreclosure crises that was sweeping the nation? More importantly, what real estate investing strategies should investors be deploying? New statistics from real estate data compiler DataQuick show the Golden State’s housing market moving up […]

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International Investors Will Help U.S. Real Estate

Posted by JD Esajian // February 3, 2014

The U.S. real estate market is obviously well on the path to recovery, but there is one factor many investors may not have caught onto yet. Global investment in America is expected to explode in 2014, but it could be even bigger than analysts imagine because of economic shifts abroad. U.S. real estate investors that […]

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