San Diego Short Sales

Taking Advantage of Short Selling

Owners of condos and homes in San Diego are turning to the short sale process to get their property sold. If you look carefully, you will see a sharp decline in the number of available foreclosures for sale in the MLS. This decline does not mean that the San Diego real estate market is seeing a recovery. When we look closer, we see that as the number of foreclosures decline, the number of short sale listings are on the rise.

Why are sellers choosing to short sale?

  1. A short sale does less damage to your credit score.
  2. A short sale often attracts a higher offer than a foreclosure.
  3. The banks treat you more fairly because they see that you are trying to work with them.
  4. Someone who does a short sale is qualified to purchase another property faster then if they had a foreclosure on their record.
  5. Short selling allows you to be represented by a real estate professional versus going through the foreclosure process all alone.


The list of advantages of a short sale versus a foreclosure is long. These are just a few reasons why sellers are going this route.

If you are having challenges in making your payments then we advise that you learn more about short selling. Banks have approved more short sales in the past few months then before, and we believe this trend will continue.

At APEX Realty, we have represented sellers in bank negotiations. We represent the seller...not the bank.

Below are the properties in San Diego that are currently available as short sales. If you are interested in the purchase process, we can help make the process as fast and problem-free as possible. Give us a call and let us know what catches your eye.

San Diego Short Sales

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$4,200,000

6036 San Elijo, Rancho Santa Fe

Mediterranean Beauty in the Covenant of RSF w detached guest house, 4 car garage, pool/spa, $250,000+ Clive Christian kitchen remodel, walnut flooring. Fabulous single l...

  • Beds6
  • Baths7.0
  • MLS170057636
  • StatusACTIVE

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$3,395,000

6395 Clubhouse Drive, Rancho Santa Fe

Fantastic Short-Sale Opportunity This artistic masterpiece is a living sculpture with mystic and mystery around every corner. A tropical indoor paradise has room to roam...

  • Beds5
  • Baths6.0
  • MLS170007049
  • StatusACTIVE

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$3,109,000

1540 Soledad, La Jolla

SHORT-SALE APPROVED! LOOKING FOR A QUICK CLOSE!! This is custom built Mediterranean home which offers breathtaking views of the ocean. Each bedroom comes with its own pri...

  • Beds5
  • Baths5.0
  • MLS170045361
  • StatusACTIVE

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$2,795,000

18245 Paseo Victoria, Rancho Santa Fe

"SHORT SALE" Bank is anxious to move on!! Completely remodeled by talented builder, Weir Brothers. Don't miss this gated, private hill-top tennis estate ready for the ...

  • Beds5
  • Baths7.0
  • MLS170034480
  • StatusCONTINGENT

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$1,799,000

8207 Top O The Morning, Rancho Santa Fe

GREAT Opportunity at This Price! This amazing home in the gated Crosby Estates is fabulous. Wonderful Panoramic Views! Loaded with high end finishes,quality appointments...

  • Beds5
  • Baths6.0
  • MLS170029762
  • StatusACTIVE

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$1,495,000

13844 San Sebastian Way, Poway

Exceptional Opportunity to Own This Magnificent Custom Private Poway Estate! Set in prestigious Huntington Gate, this estate boasts an exceptional floorplan with 3 Bedroo...

  • Beds5
  • Baths5.0
  • MLS170046072
  • StatusCONTINGENT

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$1,450,000

2754 Imperial Avenue, Golden Hill

This is an exceptional opportunity to own a very high end class B Office Building within minutes of downtown San Diego. Corner building with a sky line view of downtown. ...

  • Beds1
  • MLS160052961
  • StatusACTIVE

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$1,350,000

7671 La Brisa, Rancho Santa Fe

Back on market for short sale. A great buy in 92067. Very private, quiet location. Very open nice floor plan. 384 Sq ft guest house with 3/4 bath.

  • Beds3
  • Baths2.0
  • MLS160007539
  • StatusCONTINGENT

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$1,100,000

1321 Knoll Park Ln, Fallbrook

A magnificent gated estate with a 2 bedroom guest house & secure panic room. Contemporary style with luxurious finishes. Sophisticated formal foyer painted with 24 carat ...

  • Beds4
  • Baths5.0
  • MLS170058680
  • StatusACTIVE

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$1,075,000

823 Ostend, Pacific Beach/Mission Beach

DISCOUNTED Coastal property. Approved Short Sale at list price. The Hawaiian-esque “The Dolphin House” Currently rents for $3000-$3400 per week in the summer and $4000 p...

  • Beds3
  • Baths2.0
  • MLS170001039
  • StatusCONTINGENT

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$950,000

1161 N Anza Street, El Cajon

Property consists of 2 parcels APN 484-092-43 & 19. This property offers a great opportunity for a PUD or multi-family housing. Located in the unincorporated area of the ...

  • MLS170046372
  • StatusACTIVE

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$940,000

986 Adirondack Place, Chula Vista

Well maintained property with a lot of upgrades, cul-de- sac location upgrades include: ceramic title wood floor, white kitchen and granite counter tops.fully landscape....

  • Beds5
  • Baths5.0
  • MLS170038172
  • StatusACTIVE

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$899,900

2489 Wintergreen Ln, Fallbrook

Grand estate with unlimited potential for the right buyer. Situated on close to 3 acres of land, this 6,200sf one of a kind home features an 800sf detached casita and vie...

  • Beds5
  • Baths6.0
  • MLS170055803
  • StatusCONTINGENT

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$890,000

15485 Willow Ranch Trail, Poway

3400+ SF home on over an acre of land in Stone Canyon Ranch. Four car garage to accommodate all your toys. Only about a 30-minute drive to San Diego. Property is current...

  • Beds4
  • Baths4.0
  • MLS150021854
  • StatusCONTINGENT

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$850,000

1038 Silver Oak Place, Chula Vista

Beautiful house in eastlake vistas, looks like brand new, well maintain, manicure landscape, big yard, custom paint, granite counter tops, double oven, pantry, hardwood f...

  • Beds4
  • Baths5.0
  • MLS170054327
  • StatusCONTINGENT

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$850,000

13331 Fallen Leaf Rd., Poway

Wonderful family home on Cul-De-Sac. All bathrooms have been updated. The Master has stunning hard wood floors and stone fireplace. Extra large rooms. Lovely front yard. ...

  • Beds4
  • Baths4.0
  • MLS170018985
  • StatusCONTINGENT

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$849,000

6960 Via Mariposa Norte, Bonsall

None

  • Beds3
  • Baths4.0
  • MLS170050993
  • StatusCONTINGENT

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$849,000

68 Antigua Court, Coronado

Waterfront Condo in the Prestigious Coronado Cays! Nestled in Antigua Village, this seaside property features an open floor plan with lavish crown molding, kitchen with g...

  • Beds2
  • Baths2.0
  • MLS170041951
  • Bldg.Antigua Village
  • StatusACTIVE

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$825,000

436 Alviso, Encinitas

Short sale, needs a lot of work.

  • Beds4
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS170042043
  • StatusCONTINGENT

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$820,000

2841 Torry Court, Carlsbad

None

  • Beds3
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS170013116
  • StatusCONTINGENT

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$800,000

915 Red Granite Rd, Chula Vista

None

  • Beds5
  • Baths5.0
  • MLS170047524
  • StatusCONTINGENT

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$799,900

4 Golden Meadow Lane, Fallbrook

View home in the prestigious guard gated community of Rolling Hills Estates. Beautiful wood beamed ceilings, pecan hardwood floors, spacious rooms, kitchen features cust...

  • Beds3
  • Baths4.0
  • MLS170047763
  • Bldg.Rolling Hills Estates
  • StatusCONTINGENT

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$779,000

2504 Jacaranda Ave, Carlsbad

2504 Jacaranda Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92009 is a single family residence located in Carlsbad California. This 2,213 square foot house features 6 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The...

  • Beds6
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS170019023
  • StatusCONTINGENT

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$765,000

4145 Ponce De Leon Dr, La Mesa

Home is a Residential Care Facility in Mount Helix. DO NOT DISTURB. Home features sweeping views of the valley from a hilltop cul de sac in a highly desirable neighborhoo...

  • Beds5
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS170047861
  • StatusACTIVE