San Diego Web Site Gives Buyers an Edge
A new online resource to help potential home buyers take advantage of the current buyer’s market was launched recently by the Building Industry Association of San Diego and the San Diego Association of Realtors®.
The new site (sandiegohomeownership.com) provides consumers with valuable information about the housing market and how to buy a home in San Diego. It is part of the BIA’s ongoing “Campaign for California Homeownership,” which was created in 2005 to help promote public policies that help increase homeownership opportunities for all Californians.
“Housing market conditions have changed, and there is a significant amount of confusion in the marketplace” from widely diverging viewpoints of economists and the media, said Scott Brusseau, president of the BIA. The new Web site, he said, “provides neutral information in a consumer-friendly manner to ease that confusion. Hopefully, this will help San Diegans make sound decisions about purchasing a home locally.”
“San Diego’s economy is strong and diverse, with a low unemployment rate,” said David Cabot, president of the San Diego Realtors®. “Interest rates are still near historic lows and there are a variety of homes of all types available. Homeownership is a cornerstone of the American way of life. The general public has more access to information about the home buying process and Realtors® are available to guide consumers through this major life transaction.”
The “Making the Buyer’s Market Work for You” campaign by the two groups also includes local radio and television spots that promote the benefits of homeownership and direct consumers to the Web site.
The Web site includes links to home builders and free new-home locating services.
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