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Fewer sales. While San Diego County continues to be a hot real estate market, we did see a bit of a cool-down in July. Compared to the previous month, sales of detached homes were down by 20% and condos and town homes down 14%. Year over year, July 2017 sales of detached homes were down by 10%...
Offered at $639,000 - $724,000 Dream of owning your own country estate? Enough land for horses, your toys, or even a grove or vineyard? How about 42.6 secluded acres of beautiful valley and rolling hills in North San Diego County? Bel Destino is a unique property that offers endless possibiliti...
$382,000 - $424,000Yes, you can afford to buy a single family home in San Diego! Don’t miss the opportunity to make this charming house your next home! Enjoy morning coffee on your front porch or a weekend BBQ in your large, fully fenced backyard. Indoors you’ll appreciate the beautifully restore...
The numbers are in for April and La Mesa continues to see price increases. Here is a quick update. Year –To-Date numbers are through April 30, 2017. 91941 Single Family Homes – 2017 YTD over 2016 YTDHomes sold – 67, down from 105 in 2016Average days on market – 32, down from 33 in 2016Average pri...
Every weekend is special in San Diego, and it seems like there are always great events to enjoy. This weekend is no exception. Here are a few of the fun things to do this weekend in San Diego. 3/17 San Diego ShamROCK – Now in its 23rd year, the San Diego ShamROCK is a huge street party in the Gas...
The annual opening of the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch is a sure sign that spring is around the corner! From March 1 through May 14 you can walk amidst nearly 50 acres of giant Tecolote Ranuculus flowers, blooming in a dramatic show of 13 vibrant colors. The Flower Fields are nearly 100 years ...
Join me for a short tour of one of the best places to live in San Diego County! You'd be surprised how many San Diegans have never even been here!
As a consumer, you have many choices when it comes to selecting a real estate broker. And for many, it’s all about the brand, the perception being that the bigger and better known the brand, the higher quality the service. But you might want to rethink that idea. Here are 5 reasons why a smaller ...
I was recently contacted by a young woman in San Diego who wanted to sell her 1 bedroom condo and buy another 1 bedroom condo, but in a different complex. Curious about what seemed to be a lateral move that would cost her in commissions and closing costs, I asked, “Why?” She explained that her c...
Don’t miss the opportunity to own this beautiful END unit with extra windows that flood this move-in ready unit with light. The open concept main living area offers plenty of room to cook and entertain. Features of this like-new home include granite counter tops, up-scale appliances, ceiling fa...