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 By Kim Murphy    Opinion 

Real Estate Round-Up: Y is for Yes

Wouldn’t it be great if “yes” really meant “yes”? Many times,... — Updated 10/15/2021 Full story

 By Kim Murphy    Opinion

Real Estate Round-Up: X is for X-it

Never in our 25 years selling real estate have we experienced more homeowners... — Updated 9/23/2021 Full story

 By Kim Murphy    Opinion

Real Estate Round-Up: W is for warranty

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a warranty on everything in life? I for one,... — Updated 9/8/2021 Full story

 By Kim Murphy    Opinion

Real Estate Round-up: V is for vehicle miles traveled

In the last 15 years, the State of California has adopted key legislative bills... — Updated 9/3/2021 Full story

 By Kim Murphy    Opinion

Real Estate Round-Up: U is for unexpected discoveries

In real estate, we try to anticipate everything that could impact a transaction.... — Updated 8/26/2021 Full story

 By Kim Murphy    Opinion

Real Estate Round-Up: T is for transfer disclosure statement

The simple definition of disclosure is “the action of making new or secret info... — Updated 8/20/2021 Full story

 By Kim Murphy    Opinion

Real Estate Round-Up: S is for seller, part 2

I have been a licensed Realtor since 1997 and Chris Murphy and I have been... — Updated 8/12/2021 Full story

 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: R is for response

Last week I wrote about questions and how important it is for sellers and buyers... — Updated 7/10/2021 Full story

 By Kim Murphy    Opinion

Real Estate Round-Up: Q is for question(s)

Imagine doing something for the first time, every 5 to 20 years? You would feel... — Updated 7/2/2021 Full story

 By Kim Murphy    Opinion

Real Estate Round-up: P is for Prop 19

Prop 19 went into effect on April 1, 2021. This proposition just narrowly passed... — Updated 6/23/2021

 By Kim Murphy    Opinion

Real Estate Round-Up: O is for occupancy

This year, I have been going through the alphabet, writing an article each week... — Updated 6/16/2021

 By Kim Murphy    Opinion

Real Estate Round-Up: N is for negotiating part 2

Last week I focused on how important negotiating is when a Realtor represents a... — Updated 6/9/2021 Full story

 By Kim Murphy    Opinion

Real Estate Round-Up: N is for negotiating

The real estate market is on fire! There are very few homes for sale, so... — Updated 6/2/2021 Full story

 By Kim Murphy    Opinion

Real Estate Round-Up: M is for moving day

Moving day actually begins well before the actual day the moving truck shows up.... — Updated 5/19/2021 Full story

 By Kim Murphy    Opinion

Real Estate Roundup: L is for liens

A lien on property is something that financially burdens the property. Past due... — Updated 5/12/2021 Full story


Real Estate Round-Up: L is for lobbying (for you)

I bet when you think of Reators you don’t think of lobbying as part of our job.... — Updated 5/5/2021 Full story


Real Estate Round-Up: K is for knowledge

Knowledge is comprised of many facets. Knowledge is fact based. It is based on... — Updated 4/28/2021

 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: J is for jerk

Over the 24 years I’ve sold real estate, I have often thought of writing a book... — Updated 4/21/2021 Full story


Real Estate Round-Up: I is for insurance

I touched on the subject of insurance previously, when I addressed the positive... — Updated 4/14/2021 Full story


Real Estate Round-Up: H is for home hardening

How many of you have heard the term “home hardening?” It has nothing to do wi... — Updated 3/24/2021 Full story


Real Estate Round-Up: G is for guest house

Guest house has a new name: Accessory Dwelling Unit. I don’t know if this new... — Updated 3/17/2021 Full story


Real Estate Round-Up: F is for Fair Housing

For nearly as long as I’ve been writing my column, the topic of the shortage... — Updated 3/10/2021 Full story


Real Estate Round-Up: Extension of time

What exactly does extension of time mean? If I’m parking my car at a meter... — Updated 3/3/2021


Real Estate Round-Up: D is for disclosure

The word “disclosure” is a noun that means the action of making new or... — Updated 2/26/2021


Real Estate Round-Up: Cannabis – Coming to a parcel near you

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted 4 to 1 in favor of supporting a... — Updated 2/17/2021


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