San Diego in June

By editor | June 3, 2020

    “June falls asleep upon her bier of flowers; In vain are dewdrops sprinkled o’er her, In vain would fond winds fan her back to life, Her hours are numbered on the floral dial.” –Lucy Larcom   San Diego in June has lots of daylight hours to explore the city’s attractions. It’s not likely…

Succeed in Selling

By editor | May 25, 2020

Well, as we all know, Hiring the right real estate agent should be first on every home sale to-do list! With your agent’s knowledge of what buyers want and what features are helping homes sell in your area, your home will sell for the best possible price—if you follow their advice. Selling your home is going…

San Diego in May

By editor | May 3, 2020

    “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” –William James   In May, you’ll usually find lots of things to do in San Diego. Winter rains will be gone, and in most years, June Gloom won’t start at the beaches until later in the year. Summer vacation season hasn’t started yet, and…

Real Estate vs COVID: Who Will Win?

By editor | April 18, 2020

    The San Diego market is really interesting right now. The world is going through a change and we are thrown so much information every day, but life still has to go on. I did a Zoom call with other professionals in real estate and we talked about the market and specifically the San…

San Diego in April

By editor | April 3, 2020

    “The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.” –Socrates   Whether you’re traveling for spring break or just a springtime getaway, San Diego is one of the best places you can visit in April. While much of the country is still…

Benefits of Owning a Home

By editor | March 19, 2020

  More than ever, our homes have become an integral part of our lives. Today they are much more than the houses we live in. They’re evolving into our workplaces, schools for our children, and safe havens that provide shelter, stability, and protection for our families through the evolving health crisis. DID YOU KNOW? Today, 65.3% of…

San Diego in March

By editor | March 2, 2020

    “March is a month of expectation.” –Emily Dickenson   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 rains taper off or disappear altogether.…

Can I Afford a Home?

By editor | February 20, 2020

  So you are thinking about purchasing a home…And you are wondering if you can actually afford one. Let’s talk about the market The residential real estate market has come roaring out of the gates in 2020. Compared to this time last year, the number of buyers looking for a home is up 20%, and the…

San Diego in February

By melissa | February 2, 2020

    “You know you’re in love when you don’t want to fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” –Dr. Seuss   San Diego is such a beautiful city with so much to see and so much to do! February is a good time to visit San Diego, as winter starts to…

Thinking of Selling? Now’s the time!

By melissa | January 20, 2020

  The housing market has started off much stronger this year than it did last year. Lower mortgage interest rates have been a driving factor in that change. The Census Bureau also just reported the highest homeownership rate since 2014 for people under 35. This is evidence that owning their own home is becoming more important to Millennials as they reach the age…