Carmel Valley Coming Soon

By melissa | November 27, 2019

  Coming Soon A Carmel Valley 4 Bedroom 2.5 Bathroom 2,408 Sqft Home   Here are some fun facts about Carmel Valley: Carmel Valley is home of the Jamesburg Earth Station, used by NASA during its Apollo moon landings as one of the largest tracking satellite dish antennas in the world. This telecommunications facility is…

San Diego in November

By melissa | November 6, 2019

  “Some of the days in November carry the whole memory of summer as a fire opal carries the color of moonrise.” –Gladys Taber   San Diego is such a beautiful city with so much to see and so much to do! November is San Diego’s odd month, meaning we don’t see a lot of…

Sell Your Home During the Holidays

By melissa | October 23, 2019

  With the holidays fast approaching, I bet you are thinking more about food and family time than putting your home on the market. Usually, around this time of year, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to list their houses. In addition, others who already have their homes on the market remove…

San Diego in October

By melissa | October 4, 2019

  “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” -L. M. Montgomery   San Diego is such a beautiful city with so much to see and so much to do! October is nearly picture-perfect in San Diego. The weather is just the beginning, with clear skies and moderate temperatures. In the…

Surprises When You Do Home Demo

By editor | September 17, 2019

  Now there are definitely surprises when you do home demo, life is not like HGTV. They make it seem so simple, or even fun (Thanks Chip!). But home demo isn’t glamorous or easy For a homeowner starting a remodel, finally smashing with that hammer can be cathartic. Just knowing that those unnecessary walls and…

San Diego in September

By editor | September 3, 2019

  “By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer’s best of weather And autumn’s best of cheer.” -Helen Hunt Jackson   San Diego is such a beautiful city with so much to see and so much to do! September is an excellent time to visit San Diego if your schedule allows (Back…

Getting Ready For Fall

By editor | August 23, 2019

  “Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year.” You may be ready for Fall, but is your home ready? It’s not all pumpkin spice lattes and witches brows… Living in San Diego we don’t get “seasons.” We get mild seasons, basically one long summer with a…

August Housing Experts Anticipated Trends

By editor | August 14, 2019

  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,…

San Diego in August

By editor | August 1, 2019

  “I have only to break into the tightness of a strawberry, and I see summer – its dust and lowering skies.” -Toni Morrison   San Diego is such a beautiful city with so much to see and so much to do! August can be San Diego’s hottest month of the year, but it’s still…

Summer Entertaining Tips

By editor | July 25, 2019

  Is summer the easiest time of year to entertain? The hardest part is finding a date when all your friends and loved ones are free to come over. Once that’s done, though, the rest is smooth sailing. Plus, Summer menu, keep it super simple. Backyard BBQ’s are a summer staple, especially here in San…