san diego best realtors: SOLD!!! 3672 Alta Vista Dr., Fallbrook, CA 92028 - 04/08/20 11:43 AM
Another success story for our clients with this recently closed sale
3672 Alta Vista Dr.
Fallbrook, CA 92028
Gorgeous in every sense of the word, this home boasts panoramic views of the surrounding valley to the east. The 1600sf backyard deck overlooks the acreage and in-ground pool below, plus the home provides pleasant shade in the afternoons making the stunning deck a usable outdoor living area, even in the summer months.
The expansive space in this home offers 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, a private gym, huge kitchen with all top-end appliances and granite counters. The guest house holds 1 bedroom and 1 bath with kitchen and laundry … (9 comments)

san diego best realtors: SOLD!!! 10515 Laurel Path, Escondido, CA 92026 - 03/21/20 03:56 PM
We just closed the sale of
10515 Laurel Path
Escondido, CA 92026
Our buyers and our new friends, Darlene & Jeff who we met at one of our OPEN HOUSE EVENTS, decided to use our services to find them their 'FOREVER HOME' and did we EVER!
This home is located in the fabulous community of Hidden Meadows and offers in its single story floor plan 3065 SF, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a gorgeous den and combination living/dining room with a huge kitchen/family room combo. A three car garage, spacious and private backyard overlooking the mountains to the south and all … (10 comments)

san diego best realtors: Play it again, Sandy! OPEN HOUSE~2658 Coronado Pl, Vista, CA 92081 - 03/12/20 09:31 AM
This rare opportunity to own a beautiful home in the Shadowridge Community in Vista, CA is available now.
We will be holding it OPEN this Saturday, March 14 from 12noon to 4pm.
2658 Coronado Pl.
Vista, CA 92081
List Price: $665,000
A large 1945SF under Air, with 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, the kitchen has been renovated with beautiful cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, granite counters, diagonal tile and a gorgeous fully fenced backyard with stunning landscaping.
There is a spacious 2 car garage and low, Low, LOW HOA Fees of only $32/month and no Mello-Roos!!!
One of our trusted Lenders will be on-site to give you … (11 comments)

san diego best realtors: Back by Popular Demand!!! 2658 Coronado PL, Vista, CA 92081 - 02/27/20 01:45 PM
Back by Popular Demand and FREE Tickets will be available at the door for an unhindered tour of this rare home in Shadowridge.
2658 Coronado PL.
Vista, CA 92081
Hard to Find Single Level, Light and Bright on Corner Lot. Well Maintained with Low Maintenance Landscaping Front and Back. Large Living Room with Plenty of Living Space and Cathedral Ceilings. Updated Kitchen with Lots of Storage, Eat-In Area and Access to Backyard. Close to Shopping, Golf Course and Freeways. Low HOA dues of $32/mo, No Mello-Roos.
And the best part; the Seller has just reduced the price $10,000 to $665,000!!
In the entire community of Shadowridge, … (6 comments)

san diego best realtors: Under Contract!!! 3672 Alta Vista Dr., Fallbrook, CA 92028 - 02/25/20 08:08 AM
Stunning is exactly how our buyers were when they visited this estate in sunny Fallbrook, California, the Avocado Capital of the World.
3672 Alta Vista Dr.
Fallbrook, CA 92028
LP: $849,000
Sited on 2 beautiful acres with a view to the east over the valley, this 3808SF home features unique living space with 5 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, swim pool, 6 garage parking spaces, guest house and plenty of room for a new avocado grove, or perhaps a vineyard?
The home has already passed inspections and is expected to close in March.
Are you searching for that 'One-of-a-Kind' Home?
Search no further;
Just Call US!

san diego best realtors: OPEN HOUSE!!! 2658 Coronado Place, Vista, CA 92081 - 02/05/20 03:44 PM
If you were even playing with the idea of buying a home in North San Diego County, you have to run to this OPEN HOUSE EVENT host by us this Saturday & Sunday from 12-4pm.
2658 Coronado Place
Vista, CA 92081
Offer Price $675,000
This single story 3 bedroom, 2 bath home offers 1945 SF of air conditioned living space in this wonderful Shadowridge Westview Neighborhood.
Inside, the home features vaulted ceilings, plantation shutters, porcelain tile laid diagonally and carpet, and upgrades!!! Check out this kitchen!
Don't miss out!
Come see us and our lender will be on-site to help you finance this home
See you this … (10 comments)

san diego best realtors: What Savings Group are you in? - 02/05/20 08:31 AM
Recently, the California Association of Realtors® (CAR) posted the flyer below depicting savings trends for Americans. The data is based on studies from and Financial Health Network.
The savings rates, in my opinion,are dismal and based on inflation rates, those who are not properly prepared for the future by saving prodigiously, will suffer dramatically.
Your thoughts?
So what group do you fall in? Of course, no answer necessary.

san diego best realtors: PENDING!!! 9536 Babauta Rd., San Diego, CA 92129 - 06/05/19 08:35 PM
Our buyer-clients began working with us over a year ago and stepped away to analyze exactly what type of home they really wanted.  Ready to search again, they came back to us with the statement that "You were the only ones we trust to get the job done". And that is exactly what we did in less than a full day together, our buyers selected the very best home visited:
9536 Babauta Rd.
San Diego, CA 92129
List Price: $979,000
This home offers over-the-top luxury in each and every room. Suffice it to say, each time seen, more pleasant surprises are discovered. 
The two previous photos should be sufficient … (11 comments)

san diego best realtors: ACTIVE!!! 10331 Azuaga St. #228, San Diego, CA 92129 - 05/14/19 11:24 AM
Now in the MLS and open to the public to see, and grab!
10331 Azuaga St. #228
San Diego, CA 92129
This 881SF, 2 bedroom, 2 bath home features in unit stacked laundry, A/C, large bedrooms, a peaceful private balcony, carport and plenty of storage
Located in the Rancho Penasquitos Community of San Diego, the home is close to everything that makes San Diego a preferred address. beaches, plenty of employers, shopping, medical facilities; it's all close by.
Plus, this community is pet-friendly and offers residents, a large in-ground swim pool, spa and gym.
Buyers may use, CASH, Conventional, or VA funding to purchase this home
Offered at $359,900
Call … (10 comments)

san diego best realtors: Coming SOON!!! 10331 Azuaga St. San Diego, CA 92129 - 05/03/19 03:46 PM
A Probate Estate Sale ready for you to purchase right now!!!
10331 Azuaga St.
San Diego, CA 92129
Not in the MLS
Offered at $359,900
Principals ONLY at this time
Centrally located to the Central San Diego County Business Hub close to Carmel Valley, Rancho Penasquitos and SR 56, this upper level 881 SF, 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo home offers all the conveniences. In home stacked laundry, full kitchen, gas fireplace, and a peaceful balcony to enjoy the SoCal weather. Not to mention, this home is within a 2 minute walk to the community pool, and gym.
This home is tenant occupied and requires 24 hour notice to … (14 comments)

san diego best realtors: SOLD!!! 12207 Fuerte Dr., El Cajon, CA 92020 - 09/21/18 10:50 AM
Our investor buyer could not resist this opportunity with a huge upside potential.  We put this home under contract before it ever went in the MLS and it closed in just 3 days! This is all one more reason whey we tell our readers to use our services when they are serious about committing to one agent and want off market high-value opportunities.
12207 Fuerte Dr.
El Cajon, CA 92020
List Price: $575,000-$650,000
SOLD PRICE:  $505,000!!!
This investor will completely rehab this property including the cottage and we will be the exclusive listing agents when it is ready for sale. That should be within the … (6 comments)

san diego best realtors: Best Practices Communicating with Home Sellers - 09/29/17 07:02 AM
Jan Green offers  a refreshing approach in how to professionally capture listings. Done the 'Green Way', who can find any fault in putting the seller first before our persoanl accolades and triumphs?
Thanks Jan for a post that should be FEATURED!
Over the years I've found it best to uncover a sellers true motivation to sell before talking about what needs to be done to sell a particular home.  Best Practices  Communicating with Home Sellers is asking the right questions and putting myself in their shoes is the best way to encourage action.  After all, we are given one mouth and one … (28 comments)

san diego best realtors: PENDING REDUX! 207 Woodland Pkwy 229, San Marcos, CA 92069 - 07/26/17 08:01 AM
LIGHTNING does strike twice in the same spot if you work at it!  We had this condominium under contract over a month ago and the unit did not appraise due to the financing source our buyer chose to use, a credit union.
Advance the calendar to the present and once again, this same buyer with the encouragement of Sandy, has decided to try again with an expected improvement of the appraisal circumstances for several reasons.
1) There have been recent closed sales supporting the offer price for this unit.
2) The seller is very anxious to get it sold and was willing to compromise … (76 comments)

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