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San Diego in June

  “It is better to be a young June bug than an old bird of paradise.” -Mark Twain   San Diego is such a beautiful city with so much to see and so much to do! If you’re going to San Diego in June, you’ll have lots of daylight hours to explore the city’s attractions.…

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Grow a Garden in a Small Space

  Just because you have a small yard, or no yard, doesn’t mean you can’t have a garden. Find clever ideas for creating gardens in urban or small spaces. Just because your outdoor space is at a minimum doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to your dreams of a beautiful, plentiful garden. The good…

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May Housing Experts Anticipated Trends

  The Real Estate HEAT (Housing Experts Anticipating Trends) Index is a monthly leading indicator of nearly 40 housing markets in the U.S. Five Star Professional partners with thousands of real estate agents who complete a weekly survey about the conditions they are observing in their marketplace. The HEAT Index has a midpoint of 50,…

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San Diego in May

  “The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.” -Unknown   San Diego is such a beautiful city with so much to see and so much to do! San Diego is a lovely month to visit in May, with sunny skies and moderate temperatures. A couple of major holidays make San…

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Household Chores and Exercise

  Household chores can be exercise. Yes, you heard me correctly, you can get in your steps just by making your home more clean and organized. Have you thought you could benefit in other ways from doing the housework, such as burning calories and getting fit?  This list might make you feel more motivated to…

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San Diego in April

  “The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.” -Unknown   San Diego is such a beautiful city with so much to see and so much to do! San Diego is a lovely month to visit in April, with sunny skies and moderate temperatures. In the lull between spring break and…

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Buying a Home in your 20’s

  Nowadays buying a home in your 20’s might seem like a dream, between entry-level salaries, college loans, and the desire to just be young and have fun. 20-somethings definitely believe homeownership is beyond their reach. Fun fact though, millennials are increasingly opting to buy a house in their 20s, as an investment and to…

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What to know before buying a home with a guest house

    Thinking of buying a home with a guest house? There are multiple reasons why you might want the extra space. Whether you have the need to accommodate older relatives long term, or grown children looking for some privacy or just a separate space for guests when they visit. As we age, we tend…

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San Diego in March

  “Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay” -Simone de Beauvoir   San Diego is such a beautiful city with so much to see and so much to do!San Diego is a fun place to visit in March, especially during the brief break between winter and spring break. Winter…

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