Navigating Condo Insurance Changes in California

In recent years, California’s insurance landscape has undergone significant changes. These changes did not exclude condo owners or buildings.

Staging Doesn’t Matter!… Right?

Does Staging Really Make A Difference? This is one of the most common questions I get when preparing a home for the market.

Downtown San Diego – 2023 Highrise Building Rankings

Downtown San Diego buildings ranked by using several different factors. See how each building ranks based on the 92101 sales in 2023!

If You Own Investment Property, This Is For You.

We offer a complimentary, in-depth investment analysis that serves as a financial audit of your real estate portfolio.

Downtown San Diego – 2022 Highrise Building Rankings

Downtown San Diego buildings ranked by using several different factors. See how each building ranks based on the 92101 sales in 2022!

What Is It Like To Be A Buyer in Downtown San Diego?

While there are 46 properties in all of downtown, there likely are only a couple of options to choose from that actually meet your criteria.

Downtown San Diego – 2021 Highrise Building Rankings

Downtown San Diego buildings ranked by using several different factors. See how each building ranks based on the 92101 sales in 2021!

Another Successful Compass Concierge Transformation

The transformation on this Clairemont home was pretty drastic considering we didn’t spend a lot. The sellers made a profit of $107,485!

Downtown San Diego – 2020 Highrise Building Rankings

Downtown San Diego buildings ranked by using several different factors. See how each building ranks based on the 92101 sales in 2020!

Compass Concierge Transformation Nets Sellers an extra $100k!

The transformation was pretty drastic and we were able to far exceed the sellers’ expectations. See the before and after photos!

Ryan Ponce & Favio Ortega: Weekly Talk – Foreclosures in the Future?

What does the future of Real Estate look like in San Diego? Will COVID-19 bring the amount of foreclosures to an increase?

Ryan Ponce & Karl Bublitz: Weekly Talk – Suburban vs Urban Living

Is COVID19 driving the suburban markets? Will it effect the urban market? We discuss the current market with evolving trends.

Real Estate Roundtable – Episode #11 with Ryan Ponce & Associates

In this weeks round table we discuss For Sale By Owners, Find out what’s going on in Karl’s Kitchen, and this Crazy Lending Environment!

Real Estate Roundtable – Episode #10 with Ryan Ponce & Associates

In this weeks round table we discuss Banning Open Houses, the “V-Shaped” recovery we hear so much about, and our new schedule for round tables.

Real Estate Roundtable – Episode #9 with Ryan Ponce & Associates

In this weeks roundtable we discuss Escalation Clauses, Standing Out in Competative Markets, Compass Exclusives, and Take a Tour of Savina #501!

Real Estate Roundtable – Episode #8 with Ryan Ponce & Associates

In this weeks roundtable we discuss mortgage rates, dining outdoors and spotlight the 41 West Penthouse and new Civita elementary school.

Real Estate Roundtable – Episode #7 with Ryan Ponce & Associates

In this weeks round table we discuss property auctions, 3 pricing strategies for your home and the overall San Diego Housing Market.

Real Estate Roundtable – Episode #5 with Ryan Ponce & Associates

This week we discuss restaurants opening and new concepts for social distancing, “housing bubble 2.0?”, and of course our top picks for the week.

Details on Compass’ Showing Policy for COVID-19

Through technology, we can focus on still providing the marketing and experience our clients deserve, while maintaining the required safety protocols.

Real Estate Roundtable – Episode #4 with Ryan Ponce & Associates

This week we discuss COVID-19 hairstyles, new Showing guidelines, food food and more food, as well as some of our favorite takeout options!

Real Estate Roundtable – Episode #3 with Ryan Ponce & Associates

This week we discuss Sand Bar, Holy Paleta, the 8pm salute to health care workers, and of course the latest in San Diego’s housing market!

Real Estate Roundtable – Episode #2 with Ryan Ponce & Associates

From 3-D Tours to San Diego Zoo’s live animal feeds and our favorite local restaurants doing takeout, find out whats new in San Diego.

Real Estate Roundtable – Episode #1 with Ryan Ponce & Associates

Our team decided to do these round table discussions once a week to hopefully keep everyone informed as to what is going on in San Diego’s housing market.

Downtown San Diego – 2019 Highrise Building Rankings

Downtown San Diego buildings ranked by using several different factors. See how each building ranks based on the 92101 sales in 2019!

15 Month Front Street Closure in Downtown San Diego

The closure is expected to last over 15 months due to the reconstruction and safety improvement of the Schwartz Federal Office Building.

Real Estate Agency Relationships Explained

Real estate agency roles often get confusing, so I wanted to shine some light on the topic. It all starts with a home at the center of the transaction.

Introducing Compass Concierge to San Diego’s Real Estate Market

Imagine if you were able to sell your home faster, net a higher price, and you didn’t need to pay upfront for home improvements. Sounds too good to be true?

What’s an iBuyer and Why Should You Care?

A market analytics firm, Collateral Analytics, did extensive research on the actual cost of using an iBuyers and the numbers tell an interesting story.

Downtown San Diego – 2018 Building Rankings

Downtown San Diego buildings ranked by using several different factors. See how each building ranks based on the 92101 sales in 2018!

Windermere Foundation’s Contribution to California Community Foundation (CCF)

Southern California was hit with the worst wildfires in our state’s history. The Windermere Foundation is donating $25k to the Wildfire Relief Fund.

Mediocre Just Doesn’t Cut It Anymore

Let’s be honest – real estate agents don’t have the best reputation. Have you ever thought about why that is? I think about it all the time.

Steps To Consider When Looking To Get Pre-Approved For A Home Loan

The Home Buying process can be tricky to navigate on your own. Click here to learn what to to consider when meeting with a lender and getting pre-approved.

Downtown San Diego – 2017 Building Rankings

Downtown San Diego buildings ranked based on average sales price, neighborhoods, number of transactions and price per square foot. See how each building ranks based on the 92101 sales in 2017!

Why Am I Against Using Lockboxes To Sell Homes?

As your agent, it is my job to get you the best offer possible. The buyer’s agent using a lockbox wont do that for you. They are representing the buyer!

One Of The Best Things About Living in Downtown San Diego

Don’t get me wrong, I do not enjoy the actual act of running, but when you have beautiful scenery to look at it makes it easier!

5 Home Design Trends

With the New Year, homeowners have taken this time to re-do and update their homes with the latest trends! Here, I have listed the 5 most popular home design trends of 2017!

My Top 8 Favorite Buildings In Downtown San Diego

Clients often ask me what my favorite building is, which is a very difficult question to answer. I decided to put a list together of my top picks.

I Know It’s Halloween, But What Scared All Of The Sellers Away?!

There is a major shortage of homes in Downtown San Diego, with only 152 homes on the market. Where have all of the sellers gone?

Don’t List During The Slow Season… Wait, What Slow Season?

It is a common theory that the real estate market has, what some call, “seasons”, but do they really exist? Read more here!

You Decided To Sell Your Home. Now What?

This is a step by step guide to SUCCESSFULLY selling your home. Create a plan and sell your home with less stress and more certainty!

Age Old Question – Rent or Own? See Real Numbers!

Find out why owning your home is better than renting by looking at real numbers for a property that is for sale. Read more here!

Mistakes Buyers Make When Purchasing Property Downtown

Find out what mistakes buyers often make in Downtown San Diego and why working with a neighborhood professional is extremely important.

Mistakes Sellers Make When Listing Their Property Downtown

Find out what mistakes sellers often make in Downtown San Diego and why working with a neighborhood professional is so important.

Welcome To San Diego Real Estate’s Second Location – Little Italy!

As one of Downtown San Diego’s leading Real Estate Firms, we are proud to announce our new Little Italy office!

Great San Diego Real Estate Search Tool

Tired of browsing online property to find they are outdated or inaccurate? Many of the online search tools are in the business of selling leads, not providing accurate information. We have a solution!