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A San Diego Realtor's blog that is usually focused on all things related to real estate--and which occasionally veers off the road
RECENT BLOG POSTS
The news media loves to pound the San Diego real estate market, but glosses over our healthy economy and the fact that San Diego has become a world class destination (remember Golf’s U.S. Open plays San Diego’s Torrey Pines in 2008?) For its fourth straight year, Hotwire.com has listed the Top 10...
01/04/2008
What kinds of rooms might go into various luxury homes? The possibilities are as varied as lifestyles. I recall a luxurious mansion in Houston’s lovely River Oaks that had, in addition to every other conceivable room, a luggage room. It was a sensible space that accommodated the traveling owner’s...
12/31/2007
Many San Diego locals--and most visitors--are not aware of the opportunities available for bruising one's buns on local iceIt might seem unseemly that balmy and sunny San Diego would have much to offer in the way of ice skating, but it’s an active place and there are several places you may wish ...
12/30/2007
Many know that our family spent a number of years in Big Bear Lake, and there began our annual New Year’s Eve party tradition. In those days, our home was large enough to accommodate not only our on-and-off-the-mountain friends, but all their kids as well. There was always snow on the ground–and ...
12/30/2007
Sometimes, random news deserves bigger play.Our local news media loves to pound the San Diego real estate market, but all to often glosses over our healthy economy and the fact that San Diego has become a world class destination (remember Golf’s U.S. Open plays San Diego’s Torrey Pines in 2008?) ...
12/30/2007
This has been a tough year for America’s Finest City. There has been destruction of homes by wildfires and landslides. Then there’s the San Diego real estate market which has taken a needed serious slide that has resulted in a record number of foreclosures and short sales. But all is not gloom a...
11/25/2007
For the last month, I have been largely absent from blogging.I guess I lost my voice because it was tied up with family illness, fires destroying San Diego County, family traumas, listings coming in, family stresses--and last minute travel arrangements to Las Vegas for the NAR Convention.Some of ...
11/20/2007
Clairemont, Clairemont, Clairemont+ San Diego, San Diego, San Diego=LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION.I have never been able to figure out why Clairmont is not one of the hottest locations in San Diego County. It is close to Mission Bay and local beaches; close to freeways, close to downtown San Diego...
11/19/2007
Sometimes you walk into a home, sense both ageless soul and serenity–and can’t help but smile. We recently listed such an estate in the beautiful hills of Vista, California. Its current and original owners are a spirited and beautiful international opera singer and her dashing husband, a retired ...
11/17/2007
We are just beginning to hear and see stories of people returning to the burned heaps of rubble that were once their homes. They sift through some of the debris and find broken china, perhaps a metal bed frame, perhaps a spoon. They are somber, and some are in tears, as they survey the charred re...
10/25/2007
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