Beal Real Estate Blog

The Right Questions to Ask When Choosing a Neighborhood..
October 2, 2017

It's, Not Always About Location, Location, Location...

Things Not to Do as a New Homeowner...
September 15, 2017

How to Avoid These Costly Mistakes, That Could Cost You Big Time..

Fake Home ads are out to get you
August 9, 2017

How To Build Credit...??
July 29, 2017

Four creative ideas to approach the down payment on your first home
July 18, 2017

Have you read the Headlines, "95,000,000 jobs lost." or "Millions and Millions still unemployed."? Let's set the record straight.
June 22, 2017

Eastwood Living | Beal Real Estate Sells Encinitas Home of Hollywood's Leading Actor Scott Eastwood
May 10, 2017

If you're a North County local, you probably already know that Eastwood has been residing in our very own beloved and relaxed beach town, Encinitas. Cool right? Scott could be living the Beverly Hills lifestyle, yet, he preferred calling our favorite surf-town home instead. President/Broker Jordan Beal and Beal Real Estate broker, Roy Wannamaker, sold Eastwood's home last week to a local family attracted to Encinitas as a world-class surfing community.

America is in the throes of "the new housing crisis."
March 26, 2017

New-home construction is lagging behind demand and home prices are surging in many of the nation's most desirable locales, pricing out first-time buyers.

BealRE Knows San Diego...Zoo
March 22, 2017

With its temperate, sunny maritime climate San Diego is well suited to many plants and animals. The “World Famous” San Diego Zoo is a zoo in Balboa Park, San Diego, California, housing over 3,700 animals of more than 650 species and subspecies. The San Diego Zoo was a pioneer in the concept of open-air, cageless exhibits that re-create natural animal habitats. It is one of the few zoos in the world that houses and successfully breeds the giant panda.

San Diego rated one of the best places to live...Tell us something we don't know
February 10, 2017

February 2017 Americans across the income spectrum experience tremendous income and expense volatility, and this volatility has been on the rise.
February 10, 2017

Tiger Woods' connection to San Diego is strong, thanks to his lucky putter made by Carlsbad local Scotty Cameron
February 3, 2017

The legend of "Scotty" and why any ole putter won't do...

BealRE housing news update: 2016 existing home sales, best yet.
January 24, 2017

Today the National Association of Realtors released its monthly existing home sales report.

 

Here is the crane capital of America, but the lead is shrinking...
January 23, 2017

Regardless of where, increased contruction is a sign of a healthy economy. Seattle has again been named the crane capital of America, as the local construction boom shows little sign of slowing in 2017.

BealRE housing news update: -One of the new administration's first actions suspended a controversial plan that would've saved some homeowners $500
January 20, 2017

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on Friday suspended a controversial plan, that would have slashed the premium rates for certain federally backed mortgages.

BealRE Knows San Diego and Encinitas...
January 17, 2017

BealRE Knows San Diego and Encinitas, (or “Little Oaks” in Spanish). Many would agree that Encinitas is an amazing beach city. It’s ideal location in the North County area of San Diego County, only 25 miles from downtown San Diego and about 90 miles to Los Angles, allows for easy accessibility to almost any destination.

San Diego is a foodie paradise...Restaurant week is here, January 15-22
January 16, 2017

Solana Beach Office Opening Party
July 6, 2015

Thank you to everyone who made it out last month to our newest office in Solana Beach. We are excited to make an impact in the local community and look forward to making new friends.

San Diego Relocation Guide
April 2, 2015

During the 1920s and ’30s, pioneering aviators like Charles Lindbergh and Claude Ryan helped create and secure San Diego’s future as a military and defense center. Following the Second World War, the city saw its geography and climate as a magnet for growth. A bond issue to develop Mission Bay was approved. Two years later, the San Diego Aquaduct opened, bringing Colorado River water here. By 1950, population stood at 555,000 persons.

2015 Del Mar City Guide
February 10, 2015

Near-perfect weather year-round attracts a steady stream of repeat visitors who come to Del Mar to enjoy miles of coastline, two beautiful beaches, the famous Torrey Pines State Reserve, and outstanding dining and shopping in a quaint Tudoresque village, dotted with historical cottages and the finest in innovative architectural design.

So you want to own a Vacation Rental Property...Here's what you need to know.
October 1, 2014

There is a growing popularity associated with people wanting to own vacation rental properties. Drawn in by alluring accounts of large weekly rental amounts, more and more home owners are attempting to invite strangers to stay in their homes in exchange for some quick cash. But its not that easy... Commonly those renters, easily paying as much as $500/night, can be very demanding and require a tremendous amount of TLC. Most landlords dread the late night phone call from a complaining renter, but those calls become common and even more intense with vacation rentals.

Big Week Ahead
April 25, 2014

The last two weeks have been relatively light ones for economic news. Mortgage rates moved a little higher late last week ahead of Easter weekend, and they reversed that increase during this week. Headlines from Ukraine added a short burst of volatility but had little lasting impact.

More homeowners are becoming first-time landlords
April 24, 2014

Instead of selling their home when they buy a new one, many move-up buyers are keeping the old place and renting it out, real estate experts say.

 

5 Questions on the State of Mortgage Lending
April 24, 2014

Anyone who’s tried to get a mortgage in recent years knows that it hasn’t been easy. But there are growing signs that lenders are becoming less picky amid a rebound in home prices and a drop-off in mortgage refinancing. Here are five things to know:

Supplemental Property Taxes
April 21, 2014

Supplemental property taxes have been with since 1983, but you and your neighbors still may not know what they are, what they do and how they affect you and your property. To help you better understand this confusing subject.

Reversal for Stocks and Bonds
April 18, 2014

Last week, stocks posted large losses and mortgage rates improved, as investors grew more concerned about the strength of the economy. The reverse took place this week. Better economic data and comments from Fed Chair Yellen boosted stocks and caused mortgage rates to end the week higher.

Already Strong Spring Home Buying Season in Sight
March 28, 2014

Following the winter lull, forward looking market
indicators suggest we may be seeing a strong spring
home-buying season. Data on pending home sales
from the California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.)
shows a 23 percent increase in activity between
December and January
Regional/County Sales Data and Condo Sales
March 26, 2014

New Home Purchases Rise Sharply in January
March 24, 2014

MBA estimates that sales of new single-family homes were running at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 543,000 units in January 2014, based on data from MBA’s Builder Applications Survey.

It Pays to Use a REALTOR®
March 20, 2014

The typical For Sale by Owner (FSBO) home sold for $46,000 LESS during the past year then homes sold with the assistance of a REALTOR

Why You Can’t Find That Home For Sale on Zillow or Trulia
March 17, 2014

I talk with home buyers and sellers every day.  Most are in the initial stages of deciding if the market is right for them.  They're searching on Google for real estate sites with local home listings and prices.  The first search results they receive are often big, national websites that aggregate listings and look great.
Solana Santa Fe is now Beal Real Estate


Pleased to announce that Solana Santa Fe Real Estate has officially become Beal Real Estate

Fall fun at Park Dale Lane festival


— The Park Dale Lane PTA invites the community to attend its annual Harvest Festival.

The event will be from 4 p.m. to dusk Friday at the elementary school, 2050 Park Dale Lane. The event is open to the public.