Buying a Duplex to Live In? Here’s a Real World Example #2

Are you thinking of buying a San Diego 2-4 unit property to live in? We recently helped clients purchase a beautiful San Diego duplex that functions as both home and solid investment. Read below to learn more. The Clients: We have many clients that want to purchase a San Diego duplex to live in one unit and rent the others for income in order to offset the mortgage. Recently, we helped … [Read more...]

San Diego Duplex-Triplex-Fourplex YEAR END Report – 2014

The 2014 San Diego Duplex-Triplex-Fourplex Fourth Quarter Report (October 1 – December 31, 2014) consists of the following data/charts. Also included is a  a comparison of 2014 vs 2013 stats of Duplexes, Triplexes, and Fourplexes sold in San Diego County. FOURTH QUARTER 2014 VS THIRD QUARTER 2014 Prices this quarter have revealed an interesting drop in prices almost entirely across the board, … [Read more...]

Can you buy a San Diego Duplex, Triplex, Fourplex for over $1 million with only 3.5% down?

If you're curious about purchasing a San Diego duplex, triplex or fourplex to live in, you may have considered using an FHA loan. The most exciting aspect of an FHA loan is the ability to buy a 2-4 unit property for only 3.5% down. With the San Diego County loan limits for FHA, it may be possible for you to purchase a fourplex for over $1 million with just 3.5% down! See the loan limits for FHA … [Read more...]

San Diego Duplex-Triplex-Fourplex 3rd Quarter Report – 2014

The 2014 San Diego Duplex-Triplex-Fourplex 3rd Quarter Report (July 1 – September 30, 2014) consists of the data and charts below. Also included is a comparison of 2014 vs 2013 statistics of Duplexes, Triplexes, and Fourplexes sold in San Diego County.   THIRD QUARTER 2014 VS SECOND QUARTER 2014 SOLD PRICES With exception to triplex median prices, we see positive growth across the board … [Read more...]

Buying a Duplex to Live In? Here’s a Real World Example

Are you interested in buying a 2-4 unit property to live in one unit and rent the others to help out with the mortgage? You're not alone. We work with many clients whose goal it is to purchase a 2-4 unit property just to have supplemental income to help with the mortgage. Recently, we worked with a client that's a perfect example for those out there wondering if there are nice duplexes, … [Read more...]

San Diego Duplex-Triplex-Fourplex 2nd Quarter Report – 2014

The 2014 San Diego Duplex-Triplex-Fourplex 2nd Quarter Report (April 1 - June 30, 2014) consists of the following data/charts. Also included is a  a comparison of 2014 vs 2013 stats of Duplexes, Triplexes, and Fourplexes sold in San Diego County.   SECOND QUARTER 2014 VS FIRST QUARTER 2014 Similar to last quarter, we see a mixture of increases and decreases in median/average value for … [Read more...]

Don’t Let Water Eat Your Profits

It's not news that we are experiencing a water crisis in California. This has a direct impact on investors of duplexes, triplexes and fourplexes and it's important to know what is the impact and how to avoid it. New investors may not know this, but it is very common for the owner of San Diego 2-4 units to pay for all the water utilities. This can be a devastating profit killer if your tenants … [Read more...]

San Diego Duplex-Triplex-Fourplex 1st Quarter Report – 2014

The 2014 San Diego Duplex-Triplex-Fourplex 1st Quarter Report (January 1-March 31, 2013) consists of the following data/charts. Also included is a  a comparison of 2014 vs 2013 stats of Duplexes, Triplexes, and Fourplexes sold in San Diego County.   FIRST QUARTER 2014 VS FOURTH QUARTER 2013 Similar to the 4th quarter of 2013, we see a mixture of increases and decreases in median/average … [Read more...]

Make sure to read our Blog!

For current data on 2-4 unit market trends and buyer/seller resources, make sure to read our blog! We do quarterly analyses of San Diego County duplex, triplex, and fourplex sales activity that can help you gauge what is the right investment move for you. Also, we post useful content on how to be a more savvy 2-4 unit buyer, seller, and owner. Click here for our blog! … [Read more...]

Are Multiple Offers the New Normal?

These days, it's become the standard to see multiple offers on the best deals. Often, within 24-72 hours you can expect to see offers on San Diego duplexes, triplexes and fourplexes. Many of these offers for 2-4 units come from cash investors who offer sight unseen. Below, you can see the California Association of Realtors released survey results from California home sellers from 2013. What's … [Read more...]