Kim has been actively involved with real estate for 17 years. As far back as 1989, Kim and her husband, Dave, began purchasing and renovating residential property. They did this while working full time and raising four children. From these experiences Kim learned valuable critical thinking skills, successful multi-tasking, and how to nurture relationships. Their children have grown into independent, well-adjusted young adults, so those skills seem to have paid off.

Zillow Zestimate

Understanding Zillow Zestimates

San Diego Real Estate Sellers and Homebuyers Understanding Zillow Zestimates   Just about every day San Diego home sellers and San Diego homebuyers ask me to explain how Zillow’s San Diego real estate “zestimates” work. They ask, “how accurate are Zillow’s numbers.   Zillow has a proprietary formula that provides a computer-generated estimate of the…

Mortgage Interest Rates for San Diego Homebuyers

Mortgage Interest Rates for San Diego Homebuyers

Mortgage Interest Rates for San Diego Homebuyers Historically speaking, San Diego mortgage interest rates are still very low. This realtor.com article shares important information for San Diego homebuyers. After reading about June, 2014 mortgage rates, if you have questions and want accurate answers, call me at 619-741-0111, I’m Kim Ward, Your San Diego Real Estate…

6260 Falmouth Drive La Mesa, CA 91942

6260 Falmouth Drive La Mesa, CA 91942

6260 Falmouth Drive La Mesa, CA 91942 $459,000 Single Family Home 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms Interior: 1,344 sqft Lot: 6,970 sqft Wonderful Fletcher Hills Home! 6260 Falmouth Drive has many upgrades: remodeled kitchen with stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops and new cabinetry plus all new lighting. Home has dual paned vinyl windows and sliders, refinished…

San Diego Home Prices

San Diego Home Prices

Determine the Future of San Diego Home Prices   Another interesting article predicting the path of home prices. Will San Diego real estate prices almost keep up with inflation? One hundred “experts” were surveyed and are predicting the following:   Home values will appreciate by 4.4% in 2014. The cumulative appreciation will be 19.5% by…

San Diego Real Estate Investing

Investing in San Diego Real Estate

Thoughts about Investing in San Diego Real Estate   There are so many opinions about real estate, whether now is the time to buy and why. This article isn’t just about San Diego real estate, but it has some good points.   Dave and I have been investing in San Diego real estate since we…

San Diego Horizon Real Estate is Going Green

San Diego Horizon Real Estate is Going Green

San Diego Horizon Real Estate is Going Green My husband Dave and I just returned from visiting family in Charlotte, North Carolina and Hilton Head, South Carolina. Dave is a contractor and I’m pretty handy when it comes to house repairs, so we helped our family members with a few projects.   After earning our keep,…

San Diego Real Estate and Tax Benefit Proposition 13

San Diego Real Estate and Tax Benefit Proposition 13  Every time a piece of San Diego real estate changes owners, the San Diego property is reassessed for property taxes. San Diego real estate property taxes are approximately 1-1.25% of the purchase price per year.  An example: $500,000 purchase price X 1.25%=$6,000/year in property taxes The…

88 Types of Turbulence

San Diego Real Estate and 88 Types of Turbulence I wouldn’t say that I hate surprises; I would say they make me feel nervous. To help my clients from feeling nervous, I give all my clients the 88 Types of Turbulence, Things That Might Go Wrong During Your San Diego Real Estate Transaction. During our Initial…

San Diego Homebuyer Sites for Schools

San Diego Homebuyer Sites for Schools   When in the process of buying a San Diego house for a family with children, you may find these websites helpful for determining the area and San Diego school.   www.greatschools.org  This popular schools website allows you to input the San Diego school name and gives you test…