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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Steele Group Realty - DRE# 01474222
This blog is devoted to the joy of living in San Diego County and overcoming the challenges of today's real estate market ...while keeping a smile on everyone's face :-)
Check out the video for our latest listing at 10059 View Crest Court in Spring Valley, a lovely suburb in San Diego County.  The views from this home are amazing!  Loving the drone!  Watch it now.      
 The buying season is in full-swing in the City of La Mesa, in both 91941 and 91942, and the key indicators continue to show an increasingly strong market. Here is a quick look at those key indicators comparing year-to-date 2016 with year-to-date 2015. 91941 Single Family Homes – 2016 YTD over 20...
Check out the video of our Ramona condo listing, complete with drone footage of the golf course!  Best price in the complex!  15844 Green Haven Ct 
 If you think it’s pricey to live in San Diego County, hang on to your wallet…it’s about to get even more expensive! In an April 12th article in the LA Times it was revealed that rents throughout southern California are projected to increase significantly over the next two years, with San Diego l...
In a time when salaries barely keep up with inflation, it’s difficult to save even a little bit of money, never mind thousands of dollars for a down payment on a home. But what many people don’t know is that based on your location and financial situation, those thousands of dollars just might be ...
In an age when there seems to be an app for everything, including finding homes, some might say that the role of the real estate agent is becoming obsolete. After all, with public access to local MLS searches and home value web sites who needs an agent to help you buy or sell a home? While instan...
 The weather is perfect, the soil easy to work after all the recent rain and the time is right to get outdoors and put on your gardening gloves. Here are a few things on the to-do list for your San Diego garden: -  Harvest any remaining winter veggies if they have gone to seed or stopped producin...
If you’ve been in San Diego for awhile, you’ve probably heard of Mt. Helix….even if you consider it too far east to be civilized. It is easily recognizable by the large cross that stands at the summit of what is now a privately owned and managed park and amphitheater. It has a colorful history in...
 One of the many perks of living in America’s Finest City, or any of the surrounding areas, is the opportunity to take advantage of many of our fine museums for free! That’s right! Every Tuesday certain museums are open to San Diego County residents for free. Just show a picture ID with your addr...
 Kitchens can make or break the sale of a home, and many people today are updating their kitchens or looking for chic remodels in the home they hope to buy. But just because a kitchen looks sleek and modern, doesn’t mean that the functionality is first rate. Here are some often missed design flaw...

Marti Steele Kilby, CRS

Broker/Owner, San Diego, CA
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