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Escrow Cancellations are the New Pink for Spring – Again

photo credit: The Consumerist (Fashions come, fashions go. And then, about five minutes after you have thrown out all of your shoulder pads and parachute pants, they tend to rear their ugly heads again. I am re-upping... Continue Reading »

Competing with the “Fun” of Multiple Offers

If you walk into The Gap and find a shirt you like with a price tag of $39.95 – you expect to pay no more than the ticketed price and hopefully you’ll be surprised with 20% off at the register.   Unfortunately,... Continue Reading »

Fixtures, Personal Property, and Those Little Contractual Gray Areas

“Can I keep it?” This benign little question is raised at some point during nearly every transaction. Usually, a discussion of “personal property” versus “fixtures” ensues, but many items fall... Continue Reading »

Easily Distracted

Back in the Mesozoic Era when I was a teenager, I took a little thing called a driving test. Well, that's not entirely true. I took my driving test three times before hitting paydirt, but that is SO not the point. The point... Continue Reading »

Obamacare and That Scary Real Estate Tax (revisited)

Here we go again. A client who is interested in selling her property recently told me about a conversation she had with her neighbor. Her neighbor warned that she had better sell by the end of December. “Or what?”... Continue Reading »

The Royal Baby is coming! OMG!

I’m back. And just in case you don’t believe it is really me (or as spellcheck likes to say, “really I”), I will try to throw in a few typos as proof. Ignore the title of this post. This isn’t really... Continue Reading »

Scripps Ranch Listing Inventory (What inventory?)

Or, as we like to say these days, comps-schmomps. That's what happens when demand exceeds supply. This morning in Scripps Ranch? A whopping 33 detached homes are on the market; if you take away Stonebridge listings, you are... Continue Reading »

My Christmas near the Fiscal Cliff

Well, it would appear that we avoided that whole “end of civilization” thingy. Phew. As one friend put it, if the Mayans were so smart, there would still be Mayans. I am relieved, nonetheless. I still have some unfinished... Continue Reading »

Partying like it’s 2003. Multiple offers – Aargh!

“What’s going on inside that house?” passers-by wonder. “Is it Black Friday again? Do they have cheap TV’s or free iPads? Is someone throwing a party, and we weren’t invited? Or maybe all those... Continue Reading »

Bank of America Short Sale Update – Let the Good Times Roll

  From the OMG files, Bank of America (BAC) recently sent a new advisory to agents who handle short sales. And, as if short sales weren’t already enough fun (and by “fun” I mean “Oh-please-make-it-stop-I-should-have-been-a-ballerina”),... Continue Reading »

Office Location

  • San Diego Castles Realty
  • 12265 Scripps Poway Parkway, Suite 115
  • Poway, CA 92064
  • P: 858.530.2374
  • F: 858.876.1701
  • E: info (at)
  • CA BRE# 01853496

Broker Information

  • Kris Berg, Broker
  • CA BRE #01241572