San Diejo Realtors Blog! The Real View

It's not just about San Diego or Carlsbad or Encinitas real estate....It's about real happenings in real estate!

What the [email protected]$%& Do We Know?
Kristal Kraft's blog stirred up a lot of discussion, and several responses mentioned that long-tailed film, What the Bleep Do We Know?

Moodys: A Third of All Cities to be Hit....
But no crash is seen in the vast majority of U.S. metropoli (sic), according to a new report issued by Moody's

Home Pricing Strategies
Real estate pricing has become a minefield, particularly for homebuyers and homesellers in volatile markets such as California, Nevada, Arizona and other former hot spots.

Skype on Websites? Skype in Life.
Perhaps I am a dinosaur for just downloading Skype.

Active Rain on the News Map
If anyone here doubts the value of blogging or the power of this Active Rain forum, think again.

Research Nuggets
I believe sellers want the reassurance that we have potential buyers for their homes and the proof of that is in our databases. Tim's blog is certainly worth a visit!

Blog Enhancement
shouldn't be giving secrets away, but for years I have been struggling with an idea that was difficult to translate into a website.

Option ARMs Revisited
It is hard being a new blogger. Sometimes you are heard and sometimes you're not.

Long Tail: 101
I have only begun to wrap my brain around the concept of "long tail" as it applies to real estate searches.

Life Emergencies....
This morning started off early, responding to emails from prospective clients and seeing a son off to school.

Social Networking for Dollar$
With the recent discussions regarding disintermediation in the real estate field, I thought this novel approach might raise the interest and hackles of some Rainers.

Condo Conversions Grind to a Halt
at least in the San Diego market. This morning's front page of the San Diego Union Tribune discussed the condo conversion craze, which San Diego once embraced.

Is There a Best Time for Blogging?
Beats me. I saw Max Chirkov's response somewhere that he learned not to post on Friday nights.

Turn Your Listings into a Story
It has been a long day of finalizing a tough offer and counseling another client about the pros and cons of resorting to a short sale.

Active Rain Blogs on Inman News
Recall last week's raging controversy regarding the practice of relisting properties on the MLS so they would have a "fresher" appearance?

Real Estate Agents and Loan Fraud
This is a continuation of the loan fraud discussion.

Spiders for Dummies
As I understand the process, search engine "spiders" crawl the web incessantly and do little other than index web pages.

It's Bloody Out There
Three weeks ago the Seller was on Jupiter and the Buyer was on Mars.

How to Put Lipstick on a Pig
We all know this nightmare listing: Front yard is full of weeds, car parts, rusted bicycle frames, has a boat parked to the side of lot near the leaning fence.

Working the Bank....
It was time well-spent: A probable listing that will likely result in a lease option or short sale.

Hot Buyer's Market?
Real Estate Brokers Gloomy About the Market headlined the Business section of the San Diego Union Tribune this morning.