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 By Kim Murphy    Community 

Real Estate Round-Up: Champion or Chump, only time will tell

There has been a failure to launch in the Fallbrook housing market. Since the... — Updated 4/22/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Fallbrook, the Friendly Village

It is a great weekend for Fallbrook as the town celebrates the 33rd Avocado Festi... — Updated 4/12/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Asset or expense?

The word “commission” in the context of real estate conjures up a different o... — Updated 4/4/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up

What exactly is the “California Schools and Local Communities Funding Act of... — Updated 3/29/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Jobs and housing should go together

A jobs-housing balanced community is one in which residents can both live and... — Updated 3/15/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Compromise is the key ingredient to good negotiating

I’ve spent the last five weeks writing about some of the big issues facing... — Updated 3/11/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: The electrification of housing impacts affordability

Since 2006, California has adopted aggressive greenhouse gas emission reduction... — Updated 3/4/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

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There are many discussions and proposals being considered by the state legislator... — Updated 2/22/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up

Two weeks ago, I was in Indian Wells for the California Association of Realtors... — Updated 2/15/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up:

Last week I was in Indian Wells for the California Association of Realtors... — Updated 2/8/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: It takes more than housing to make an economy boom

A shortage of anything will cause that item to become more expensive. I wasn’t... — Updated 2/1/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Two responses to a transitioning market

Last week, I reported on the transitioning real estate market. Moving from a sell... — Updated 1/23/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Sellers can succeed in a buyers' market

California has 12 percent of the nation’s population and 10 percent of the nati... — Updated 1/19/2019 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Reflecting on 2018

As 2018 comes to an end, I tend to think back on events that occurred over the ye... — Updated 12/26/2018 Full story

 
 By Kim Murphy    Community

Real Estate Round-Up: Why I write what I write

My column about Measure EE received an outpouring of comments, mostly from... — Updated 12/18/2018 Full story

 
 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

 

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