Sunday, April 21, 2019 / by Kimo Quance
Why Timing the Market is a Fruitless Effort
Photo by Breno Assis on Unsplash
Investing in real estate works like investing in anything else. You need to buy low and sell high if you are going to profit. The tricky part is being able to predict when the markets will be at their lowest. This is a difficult task for even the most seasoned investors.
That being said, there are always signs that prices of real estate are trending lower or higher any at given time. The hard part is determining when those trends are going to reverse.
Making things even more difficult is determining where you get your information and who to believe. Understand that the majority of what you see in the real estate and financial media space is useless information. These media properties, including newsletters, cable programs, and videos, are meant to capitalize on either fear or greed.
Instead, take the time to find the raw data on your local markets, and perform the analysis yours ...
Sunday, April 7, 2019 / by Kimo Quance
Photo: Courtesy of 6sqft
‘Billionaire’s Fantasy City’ is Slated to Open in NYC
The City of New York is home to the latest mega-development, dubbed Hudson Yards. After seven years of construction, the buildings will begin seeing their first tenants. This ultra-luxe development cost over $25 billion and is touted as is the nation’s most expensive building complex ever.
What does that kind of money get you these days in real estate? How about five separate high-rise towers, including shopping, office space, and 20,000 new housing units. There are 18 million square feet of commercial and residential space, along with 14 acres of gardens and parks.
Its centerpiece is its eye-catching stairway sculpture, dubbed The Vessel, that looks like a massive honeycomb. Touted to the latest and greatest landmark in New York.
“This is going to be to New York City what the Eiffel Tower is to Paris,” said Jeff Blau, CEO of Related Companies ...
Friday, September 9, 2016 / by Kimo Quance
The calmer winds and nicer weather of spring make fishing a no-brainer.
Whether you're fishing for trout or catfish, with seven lakes to choose from (Lakes 1-5 are for the general public and Lakes 6 and 7 are for campers only), Spring is here and fishing season at Santee Lakes is on!
Starting with the annual Catfish Opener, a tournament to see who can reel in the largest fish, the Lakes are packed with avid anglers (709 this year). With prizes ranging from free fishing for a year to fishing gear to whole BBQ grills, the tournament has all anglers of all ages competing to deplete the aggressively stocked lakes.
Cheap Fun Fishing
A day's fishing at Santee costs only $9. Cheap, right? But many anglers are thrilled to learn that you don't need a state fishing license to fish here. Santee Lakes also has a fishing store on site, in case you forget any gear.
Trout Fishing Tips
With the increase in temperatures, the fish are startin ...
Monday, August 1, 2016 / by Kimo Quance
Ranked the most populous state in the U.S.A, California also happens to be one of the most expensive states to live in.
Head on over to Zillow and you'll probably be shocked at property prices in the Golden State. But despite that, people still flock to San Diego in droves.
Do you really need to ask?
Beautiful weather. Check.
Awesome cuisine. Check.
A melting pot of diverse cultures. Check!
Whether it's the amazing food and drink in Little Italy, or the nightlife in the Gaslamp Quarter, you’ll never be disappointed by San Diego's diversity.
Just take the suburb of Santee; whether you're looking for a modern townhome, spacious Mediterranean-style house or Craftsman-style homes, I bet you'll find the perfect house somewhere in Santee.
But if you're looking to splash the cash, here are three gorgeous homes in America's finest city, that won't break the bank (well, not really.)
3. 7207 Ocotillo St, Santee, CA 92071
Remember we agreed that California ...
Friday, July 29, 2016 / by Kimo Quance
It's a no-brainer that San Diego is considered to be the ideal family getaway spot. The city seems to have it all; sun, tasty food, beautiful parks, and fun activities for all ages. In a 2014 study, one of its suburbs, Santee, was rated one of the ten best cities in Southern California for raising a family.
The study ranked smaller cities based on availability of superior schools, diversity, and safe neighborhoods. In south Santee is the Riverwalk Community, one of Santee's home developments that ticks all those boxes.
Your New Home?
Today, the Quance Group is proud to show you a charming home on Leavesly Trail in Riverwalk. Built in 2007, this 4-bedroom, 3 bathroom unit is spread across an impressive 1,860 sq. ft. of space. The property boasts an open floor plan with large windows, which keeps the interior flooded with bright, natural light.
The vaulted ceilings, combined with the layout of the living/dining area, makes the home feel even more expansive than it i ...