San Diego in July

By editor | July 1, 2019

  “We thread our way through a moving forest of ice-cream cones and crimson thighs.” -Jean-Dominique Bauby   San Diego is such a beautiful city with so much to see and so much to do! July is the peak of San Diego’s tourist season, with lots of families on vacation and Arizona residents looking to…

Tips for a Bug-Free Home

By editor | June 24, 2019

  Summer is a great time with plenty of sunshine, picnics, and gardening. But, on the other hand, it’s also the season when more flies and other insects enter the home, which can be incredibly annoying. The ‘warmth’ of the time accelerates their life cycle, making their population increase. Because of their activities, they tend…

Purchasing a Home in the Summer

By editor | June 12, 2019

  Thinking about purchasing a home this summer?   Summer is the sunniest time of year! It is a great time for exploring new neighborhoods and dreaming about those future backyard BBQs. Before you start any serious browsing though, it’s important to understand what the housing market is like for buyers right now. It is also…

San Diego in June

By editor | June 2, 2019

  “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.…

Grow a Garden in a Small Space

By editor | May 22, 2019

  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…

May Housing Experts Anticipated Trends

By editor | May 12, 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 May

By editor | May 5, 2019

  “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…

Household Chores and Exercise

By editor | April 17, 2019

  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…

Talk with Richard Muscio on being the Official Realtor Of The San Diego Padres

By editor | April 8, 2019

    I was lucky to meet with Richard Muscio, It’s Your Business, on 96.1 FM/1170 AM a couple of days ago. We discuss my personal background and then the evolution of the Real Estate industry and the San Diego real estate market.   Here is a brief overview of our radio show. Listen to the whole thing…

San Diego in April

By editor | April 1, 2019

  “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…