2-4 Units for the Multigenerational Household

The housing landscape of America has changed vastly over the years in many ways. Among those many ways is the growing trend toward the multigenerational household (see image below). For numerous reasons, Americans are embracing the concept of housing family and loved ones from multiple generations under one roof. For some, this can be a challenging living arrangement. That's where a duplex, … [Read more...]

San Diego 2-4 Units Qtr Report – 3rd Quarter 2016

The 2016 San Diego 2-4 Units 3rd Quarter Report (Jul 1 – Sep 30, 2016) consists of the following data/charts. SECOND QUARTER 2016 VS Third QUARTER 2016 PRICES When assessing the price changes from the second quarter compared to the first quarter, it's an evident mixed bag of increases and decreases. Even the median and average figures are conflicting when you look at the 2-4 unit market as a … [Read more...]

Should I Renovate Before I Sell?

A very common debate that San Diego 2-4 unit property owners have is whether or not to renovate their property right before selling in order to yield a higher net profit. Should I renovate before I sell? If you're thinking of selling your duplex, triplex, or fourplex, you may be better off selling the property in its current condition than investing thousands of dollars in renovations. This may … [Read more...]

Sell your home to buy a duplex, triplex, fourplex?

We often are asked, does it make sense to sell your home to buy a duplex, triplex, fourplex?The answer is not the same for every homeowner, but it may be right for you. Why would a homeowner consider such a move you ask? Here are some common reasons along with some notes to consider: The homeowner is looking to offset the cost of a mortgage with supplemental rental income: There are … [Read more...]

San Diego 2-4 Units Qtr Report – 2nd Quarter 2016

The 2016 San Diego 2-4 Units 2nd Quarter Report (Apr 1 – Jun 30, 2016) consists of the following data/charts. Second Quarter 2016 VS First QUARTER 2016 PRICES It is evident that as a category, the prices of 2-4 units have dropped in the 2nd quarter compared to the 1st. This is an interesting statistic considering the 2nd quarter has been strong for the past several … [Read more...]

2 Houses on 1 Lot in North Park! Just 2 blocks from Morley Field!

3619-3621 Louisiana St, San Diego, CA 92104 Just Listed!! CALL TODAY for a private showing! (858)449-1253 A Rare Opportunity: North Park is a highly sought after area, because of its proximity to so many great restaurants, cafes, stores, and parks. Here is your chance to own two homes in one of the most desirable parts of North Park with room to create value! This two home setup is perfect … [Read more...]

Top 5 Reasons to Buy a Duplex For Your First Home

Why Buy a Duplex for your First Home? With the middle class shrinking and home ownership becoming more unaffordable for the average American, more aspiring homeowners are looking to housing solutions that make more financial sense (see C.A.R. article below). Many of these first time buyers are finding that duplexes are the solution. Important note: when we say "Duplexes", this article actually … [Read more...]

San Diego 2-4 Units Qtr Report – 1st Quarter 2016

The 2016 San Diego 2-4 Units 1st Quarter Report (Jan 1 – Mar 31, 2016) consists of the following data/charts. Fourth Quarter 2015 VS First QUARTER 2016 PRICES The entire category experienced a nice rebound in price increases since the previous quarter. This is fairly consistent with first quarters of the year since 4th quarters have had a tendency to be lower performing … [Read more...]

South Park Duplex For Sale! HUGE Potential!

1714-1716 32nd St, San Diego, CA 92102 Rare South Park Duplex built in the mid-century and in excellent condition. There is substantial opportunity to build value and increase rents! See the highlights below or click here to see full listing details! 2 units- well maintained condition! Perfect for those looking to move in one unit and rent the other, or for investors looking for a … [Read more...]

Grant Hill Duplex For Sale! Move-In Ready!

2652-2654 Island Ave, San Diego CA, 92102 Truly a rare opportunity to own 2 houses on one lot in the exciting neighborhood of Grant Hill! Move-in ready and plenty of upside potential to create more value! See the highlights below or click here to see full listing details! 2 units- independent buildings Front house: 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms - Approx 1552 sq ft. Rear house: 1 bedroom, 1 … [Read more...]