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John Collins

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2680 Worden St 68 Point Loma

Author:Date:2018-11-27
Welcome to Point Loma Tennis Club. Sporting club-like amenities and open areas, located minutes from the sand, parks and rec areas, nature hiking, shopping, and freeway access, it's hard to imagine a better location at such a competitive price point!

5206 Soledad Rd 92109

Author:Date:2018-01-10
Tremendous opportunity to own in one of the most sought-after and seldom available neighborhoods in Pacific Beach! Across from Kate Sessions Park trails, just a stone's throw from the park's entrance, and at the access to the elite Los Altos loop. Offered by Beach Realty San Diego, Brokered by Big Block.

1205 Pacific Hwy #2704 Video Tour

Author:Date:2016-01-27
Video Tour or 27th Floor Condo in The Grande North, Downtown San Diego. Columbia District.

San Diego Real Estate Market Update, November 2015

Categories:Real Estate Investment, Real Estate Tips, Selling a Home, Market Update, Buying a HomeAuthor:Date:2015-11-19
Residential real estate snapshot for San Diego values, inventory, interest rates, and trends. VIDEO

School's Effect on San Diego Real Estate Value

Categories:Ocean Beach, Mission Beach, Real Estate Tips, Hillcrest, Bay Ho, Bay Park, North Park, Selling a Home, Golden Hill, La Jolla, Little Italy, Video, Downtown, Pacific Beach, Appraisal, Bankers Hill, South Park, Buying a Home, Clairemont, Mission Hills, Point LomaAuthor:John CollinsDate:2015-09-09
Families want to live close to good schools, but living too close can have unintended consequences on the value of your San Diego Real Estate. A new study from the USD Burnham-Moores Center for real estate quantifies the effect on value. VIDEO.

Quieter Homes Program for San Diego Home Owners

Categories:Golden Hill, Selling a Home, Buying a Home, Video, Ocean Beach, Real Estate Tips, South Park, Point LomaAuthor:John CollinsDate:2015-08-26
What is the Quieter Homes Program and what does it mean for San Diego real estate owners? This brief video describes the program overall, general requirements, and answers some frequently asked questions about the program.

Tips for Decorating your San Diego Home

Categories:Real Estate Tips, Selling a Home, North Park, Mission Hills, Home Decorating, Point Loma, Pacific BeachAuthor:John CollinsDate:2015-07-28
Whether you are decorating for yourself, or staging a home for maximum impact and profit, these helpful pointers for both timeless and on trend options for decorating can help you choose the artistic direction for your San Diego Home.

Questions to Ask Your San Diego Home Inspector

Categories:Inspections, Real Estate Tips, Appraisal, Buying a HomeAuthor:John CollinsDate:2015-07-17
The home inspection is a critical part of the home buying process. Here are some questions to ask to make sure you are working with the right inspector!

The Mills Act regarding San Diego Real Estate

Categories:Property Taxes, Real Estate Tips, Pacific Beach, South Park, Golden Hill, North Park, Mission Hills, Video, Point LomaAuthor:John CollinsDate:2015-07-16
What is the Mills Act and what does it mean for San Diego real estate owners? This brief video will describe the history, tax benefits, and some of the requirements for participacing in the Mills Act in San Diego.

Financing a Second Home in San Diego

Categories:Real Estate Tips, Buying a Home, Mission Beach, Loans and Mortgage, Pacific BeachAuthor:John CollinsDate:2015-07-14
Tips for meeting the stricter requirements often demanded by lenders when applying for a mortgage on a second San Diego property.

Preparing Your San Diego Home for Sale

Categories:Real Estate Tips, Video, Selling a HomeAuthor:John CollinsDate:2015-07-09
Resource video for preparing your home for sale with checklist and tips on what to do and where to invest your improvement dollars. Includes downloadable checklist.

Building in Litigation

Categories:Real Estate Tips, Video, Loans and MortgageAuthor:John CollinsDate:2015-05-26
What you need to know when buying a property when there is litigation in the building involving other owners or the HOA.

Appraisal Lower Than Offer

Categories:Video, Appraisal, Inspections, Real Estate TipsAuthor:John CollinsDate:2015-05-18
What you need to know as a buyer or seller when the appraisal comes back lower than the agreed upon price for a property.