Statement: “Top 10 most searched homes in the nation this week – San Diego County makes it on the list twice,” the San Diego Association of Realtors wrote on Twitter on Monday.

Determination: False

Analysis:: In a message to the 360-plus followers of the San Diego Association of Realtors’ Twitter feed, the group claimed that this list of most searched homes in the nation this week had two San Diego County homes.

But there were no homes on the list from San Diego County.

The top-searched home list included two homes in Texas, four in Florida, one in Nevada, one in South Carolina, and two in California.

But those California homes were not, as the Realtors claimed, in San Diego County.

No. 6 on the list was a “four-bedroom, two-bath home in Murietta listed for $249,000.

No. 8 on the list was a four-bedroom, three-bath home in Temecula, listed for $229,000.

Temecula and Murrieta are both located in Riverside County, not San Diego County.

When the SDAR tweet was published at 4:11 p.m., I wrote back and said “Looks to me like none of those are in SD County.”

SDAR replied to me: “Touche. Twitter Blonde moment. Meant Southern California. Glad you are paying attention.”

I e-mailed Molly Kirkland, SDAR director of communications and manager of the Twitter account, and told her the blunder would be showing up in our Fact Check Blog.

Then the Realtors group put up another tweet correcting the earlier mistake, saying “Hey everyone, sorry for the mistake in the tweet below. To clarify, the homes were actually in Southern California, not San Diego County.”

Though no individual local houses made the list SDAR referred to, San Diego is in the Top 10 most searched cities this week, according to the National Association of Realtors roundup.

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Summer Polacek

Summer Polacek was formerly the Development Manager at Voice of San Diego.

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