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 By Kim Murphy    Community 

'Tis the season to shop locally and spread the 'merry'

I’ve written before about the importance of a thriving downtown. The health... — Updated 12/6/2018

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Follow up to Props 5 and 10

I want to circle back around to the Nov. 6 election results for two propositions... — Updated 11/30/2018 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Great schools equal great property values

I have resisted writing about Bonsall School Bond EE for fear of retribution from... — Updated 11/24/2018 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Four trees do add to property's value

A few months ago, I arrived at my North Main Avenue office at 7:30 a.m. Across... — Updated 11/26/2018

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Housing availability and affordability and the NIMBY effect

Recapping from last week, California has a deficit of 3 million homes. In order... — Updated 11/13/2018 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: One last update on Prop 5 and Prop 10

By now you have received your voter booklet for November’s election. As I read... — Updated 10/26/2018 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Where have all the buyers gone?

California’s housing market has faltered for the fourth straight month in... — Updated 10/22/2018

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Vote on Nov. 6 for homeownership and property rights

On Nov. 6, we have the privilege and obligation to vote. It is your opportunity t... — Updated 10/16/2018 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Check out the new businesses downtown

When was the last time you ventured into town? I bet it’s been awhile. It’s... — Updated 10/8/2018 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: What in the world is a Community Benefit District?

A few weeks back I wrote an article that garnered considerable response from my... — Updated 10/8/2018

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Personal Service – where oh where have you gone?

A few months ago, someone backed into my car in a parking lot. The driver was... — Updated 9/24/2018

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Not building is not a choice

Last week I attended a workshop on housing affordability. It was an open forum... — Updated 9/17/2018 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: The intrinsic value of Fallbrook is generosity

Last weekend, I had the opportunity to attend a charity event benefiting the... — Updated 9/8/2018 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: State of property affects real estate values

We moved to Bonsall in 1992. We had been living in Long Beach, four blocks from... — Updated 9/1/2018

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Proposition 10 is not an affordable housing solution

Sometimes things are not as they appear. Take for example Proposition 10, The Aff... — Updated 8/28/2018 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Stress or joy? Use a new approach to sell homes

I’ve been a Realtor since 1997. During that time, much has changed. It seems... — Updated 8/23/2018 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Real estate and revitalizing Fallbrook go hand in hand

The definition of revitalization is, “the action of imbuing something with new... — Updated 8/10/2018 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: A scary but true story

This week I want you to take a journey with me. This is the journey of an escrow... — Updated 8/6/2018 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round Up: Happy 40th anniversary Prop 13

June 6, 2018, marked the 40th anniversary of the passage of Proposition 13 (Prop... — Updated 7/28/2018 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round Up: A cautionary tale of the 'smart home'

There once was a home, named Lucille. She was friends with Alexa and Roomba and... — Updated 7/20/2018 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round Up: The dog days of summer

It’s heating up. Days are long. School’s out. Vacations take front and center... — Updated 7/14/2018 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Housing Solutions?

Last Monday I attended a forum entitled "Exploring Consensus-Driven Solutions to... — Updated 7/9/2018 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: An article about yours truly

I started writing "Real Estate Round-Up" in January. The topics focus on... — Updated 7/1/2018 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Apply the golden rule

Remember wanting to purchase one of those odd “whatchamacallits” as seen on... — Updated 6/26/2018

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round Up: Real estate cha-cha-cha

I am often struck by the friendliness of “Fallbrookians.” We don’t drive to... — Updated 6/16/2018 Full story

 

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