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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Steele Group Realty - DRE# 01474222
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RECENT BLOG POSTS
  20 Questions to ask Buyers before Showing Them Homes       Information is a powerful tool, and the more I know about my client’s wants, needs and qualifications the better armed I am to quickly find them the right property.  Here are 20 questions that I ask my buyers when we first meet. 1.  Why...
11/18/2013
  What to Do in Your San Diego Garden this Month Besides the fact that we had some crazy weather last week that sent temperatures into the 90’s, November signals a cool-down for San Diego  County and a chance to get caught-up on a few gardening chores.  I always look forward to this time of year ...
11/17/2013
  San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival       Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival is one of the largest wine and food festivals in the nation.  The event will take place at the Embarcadero November 18 – 24 and feature over 200 wineries and breweries and 70 of...
11/14/2013
  Great Make Ahead Holiday Hors d’Oeuvre   I love the holidays, and all the food we look forward to sharing.  In our family, it is simply not a holiday without spinach balls to snack on while waiting for the turkey or roast.  There are quite a few recipes for spinach balls, but I have made a few ...
11/13/2013
  Welcome to our Newest Steele Group Realty Realtor       It is my pleasure to welcome our newest addition to Steele Group Realty, Jonatan Jatombliansky. Originally from Argentina, Jonatan is a bilingual, licensed California Realtor and investor. Throughout his career as an educator and many year...
11/12/2013
  My Review of BO-Beau La Mesa   Last week I wrote about the new Cohn restaurant in La Mesa, BO-Beau Kitchen and Garden and last night my husband and I set out to discover how well it lived-up to the reputation of the other Cohn Group restaurants. I had made a reservation online for 7:00 p.m.  We...
11/11/2013
  Buying After a Short Sale About to Get Easier       Effective November 16, Fannie Mae will correct the way it reports short sales to credit bureaus.  Currently, short sales are erroneously reported as “foreclosures” which means that would be buyers that had a short sale with a Fannie Mae loan h...
11/09/2013
  Ramona Valley Vineyards       Okay.  I admit I really didn’t know much about Ramona Valley vineyards, until I started researching to write this article.  Who knew that there are more than 80 vineyards and 17 bonded wineries in the Ramona Valley American Viticultural Area (AVA)?  And who knew th...
11/09/2013
  Things to Consider When Buying Vacant Land       For many, buying a piece of land and then designing and building their home on it is the ultimate dream.  But buyer beware!  Buying a piece of land is a lot more complicated than buying a home that is already built.  Although concerns may differ ...
11/08/2013
  TAP into Financial Assistance for CA Short Sales       If you or someone you know is considering, or is in the process of a short sale or Deed in Lieu, the State of California may be able to provide up to $5,000 in relocation assistance.  This is in addition to any other assistance provided thr...
11/07/2013
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Marti Steele Kilby, CRS

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