Melissa Zavala: San Diego County Broker, Speaker, Author

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2010 

This is a follow up to my blog post on the community of Encinitas Ranch. (By the way, the title is a play on words. The ocean vistas in Encinitas Ranch are amazing!) Encinitas Ranch is an upscale neighborhood composed of approximately 500 homes ranging from 1800 square feet up to nearly 6000 squa...
03/31/2010
Do you collect bric-a-brac? Do you like antiques? Perhaps you just like window shopping? Well, the Escondido Antique Mall is a great place to take advantage of all those three things! Located in the heart of historic downtown Escondido at 135 W Grand Avenue (760-743-3210), the Escondido Antique M...
03/30/2010
Elizabeth Weintraub wrote a response to my blog post "Thanks, Melissa. How Much Do I Owe You?" and that comment has prompted this blog post which, plain and simple, is about thinking BIG. To make money in real estate you need to think BIG. You can preach all that you like about how you love helpi...
03/30/2010
After receiving calls for real estate advice or consultations, I've heard those lines many times. "Thanks, Melissa. How much do I owe you?" People are always surprised by the response-nothing. The general public, I believe, is under the misconception that if you charge for a service is MUST be of...
03/29/2010
The Mingei International Museum displays folk art and crafts from all cultures of the world. The Mingei International Museum has two locations: one in San Diego at Balboa Park and the other in Escondido. Both locations are on fabulous grounds and include gorgeous displays. So that all community m...
03/29/2010
Encinitas, California has been recognized as the flower capital because it is the largest supplier of poinsettias to the resent of the world. Perhaps, Encinitas, California should also be called the skateboard capital of the world because it is an extremely large supplier of professional skateboa...
03/28/2010
The city of Encinitas (population approximately 60,000) is flanked by Carlsbad on the north, Cardiff-by-the-Sea on the South, Rancho Santa Fe to the East, and the gorgeous Pacific Ocean to the West. It is comprised of several smaller enclaves, most commonly known by the name of the development it...
03/28/2010
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed AB 183 into law yesterday, March 25, 1010. This Assembly Bill will provide a tax credit of up to $10,000 to Californians who are buying their first home or those purchasing a new home. AB 183 is part of the California Jobs Initiative and purports t...
03/26/2010
Looking for a great and super cheesy pizza? Perhaps you are considering some authentic Italian cuisine? Well, look no further. Filippi's Pizza Grotto is a great place to get all that and more. Fillippi's Pizza Grotto actually has eight locations throughout California, but primarily in San Diego C...
03/26/2010
Looking for coffee and ambiance all in one place? Running around North San Diego County but not interested in drive-thru for you coffee? Well, you should stop by Escondido Joe's. Escondido Joe's is located at 119 E Grand Avenue in the heart of Downtown Escondido, California and just a hop, skip, ...
03/25/2010
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