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The Seasons of San Diego Real Estate

Updated: Sep 8, 2020

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Just as there are physical seasons, residential real estate sales has it's seasons too. Typically, Spring captures the highest number of transactions, with each subsequent season seeing decreased activity. Historically, winter has the lowest activity, and then the activity starts again.  2020 has been far from ordinary and the real estate market has followed suit. This year, the Spring market was eliminated due to shelter-in-place orders. Summer behaved like a typical Spring market. As we head into Autumn, we expect September, October, and the first half of November to resemble the typical Summer sales pattern.

We don't expect the Autumn months to be quite as active as June, July, and August. However, with low supply (51% less inventory than last year), strong demand (highest since May of 2016), increased affordability (mortgage rates dipping below 3%), and a strong demographic (Millennials are now the largest living adult generation and are purchasing their first home), are all signs that we are headed into an extraordinary Autumn real estate market!

Source: Steven Thomas - Reports on Housing


Recent Activity

Under Contract

Bankers Hill

2 Bd + Opt RM | 2 BA | 2,625 SF

Representing Seller

Under Contract

Pacific Beach

5 Bd | 4 BA | 2,343 SF

Representing Buyer

Recently Sold

3 Bed + Opt RM | 2 BA | 2,257 SF

Represented Seller

Here are some interesting stats about selling the home:

1,400+ online views

23 in-person showings to potential buyers

5 days on the market

3 strong offers

Sold for $16,000 over asking price!


Local Happenings

Indoor Dining Returns to San Diego Restaurants

After a rollercoaster of restaurants shutting down completely, to opening with outdoor dining, they finally have the green light to open indoor dining with limited capacity (25% of capacity or 100 people, whichever number is less) starting on August 31st.

Support your local favorites by dining in!

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Under new guidelines, many of San Diego’s farmer's markets have reopened to once again sell essential grocery products and goods. To attend and show your support for small local businesses, you can find the full list here. Always be sure to check with your local market for open and closing times and details!


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