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 By Kim Murphy    Opinion

Real Estate Round-Up: For the times, they are a-changin'

Come gather ‘round people, wherever you roam And admit that the waters around... — Updated 5/11/2022 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Opinion

Real Estate Round-Up: AB 1771, another tax on homeownership

Imagine a 25% tax to sell your home? Assemblymember Christopher M. Ward of... — Updated 4/14/2022 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Opinion

Real Estate Round-Up: Don't discount yourself

I hear titles or cliches in my head, often when I think about the real estate... — Updated 4/7/2022 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Opinion

Real-Estate Round-Up: Simple Math

I’m a very logical thinker. As a real estate professional that is mostly good... — Updated 4/1/2022 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Opinion

Real-Estate Round-Up: politics and real estate value

Politics and real estate are not mutually exclusive. Most everything that... — Updated 3/11/2022 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Opinion

Real Estate Round-Up: Vehicle Miles Traveled - the good, the bad, and the ugly

Strike that. From my perspective, in a town like Fallbrook, Vehicle Miles... — Updated 2/24/2022 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Opinion

Stopping smash and grabs

Realtors who never answer their phone but will respond immediately to a text... — Updated 1/28/2022 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Opinion

Real Estate Round-Up: Problem solver, negotiator, peacekeeper, Realtor

An experienced, professional Realtor is all the above. The problem is that most... — Updated 1/21/2022 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Opinion

Gratitude is complete through Generosity

This is the time of year that everyone talks about gratitude. It’s as if... — Updated 11/25/2021 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Opinion

Real Estate Round-Up: Z is for zestimate, the sequel

The week after I wrote my column on zestimates, Zillow, the creator of the... — Updated 11/18/2021 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Z is for zestimate

A zestimate by any other name is really a guess-timate. Algorithms provide a... — Updated 11/4/2021 Full story

 
 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

 

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