Monthly Archives: November 2009

GO NATIVE……..Native Plants that is….

ShareTweet  Water Water Everywhere Nor any Drop to Drink……….. Hopefully this will remain just a line in Coleridge’s poem “Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner” and not a reality.  The price of water in San Diego County has risen sharply, and … Continue reading

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Income Tax Considerations When Renting Real Estate

ShareTweet  This blog post is worth reading if you have any questions about income property and taxes. Via Charles Perkins (Charles G. Perkins, CPA):   Income tax considerations when Renting Real Estate Rental Income For IRS purposes rental income is … Continue reading

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Interest Rate Update 11/14/09

ShareTweet Via Ralph Gorgoglione (EcoBroker Certified – John Aaroe Group, Inc.): Conventional Loans: 30 Year Fixed Conforming—$417,000 and Below: 4.875% with 1 Point 30 Year Fixed High Balance Conforming—$417,001 to $729,750: 5.0% with 1 Point 30 Year Fixed Jumbo—$729,751 to … Continue reading

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Metro San Diego Neighborhoods: NORTH PARK

ShareTweet In the past 13 years since I have been living in in So Cal, Metro San Diego neighborhoods have experienced increased revitalization. North Park is one of these areas. North Park has always been a “diamond in the rough”. … Continue reading

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10 Painless (And GREEN) Ways To Save Money…..

ShareTweet Sure, I can: Ride my bike instead of my car. (try riding a bike on the So Cal freeways). Eliminate Starbuck’s from my daily routine (aww, this hurts). Brown bag it daily (hate making sandwiches in the morning). Sit in … Continue reading

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The Nosey Neighbor CMA..or the REAL Barometer of Your Home’s Value!

ShareTweet   Recently, one of my neighbors put their home on the market. I might add that this is a stunning home and is professionally landscaped and decorated. I have an office in my home that faces this house. From … Continue reading

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At Risk Teens…….there may be an answer!

ShareTweet DIEGO HILLS CHARTER SCHOOL It’s been awhile since I have been in High School. I know I am dating myself with tales of school marms in long dresses and grey hair pulled back in a bun….not a glimmer of … Continue reading

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