San Diego in January

By melissa | January 5, 2021

“I love beginnings. If I were in charge of calendars, every day would be January 1.” ―Jerry Spinelli San Diego is such a beautiful city with so much to see and so much to do! San Diego is a great place to visit in January, especially if you live in an area where it’s cold,…

Day After Christmas

By melissa | December 21, 2020

“One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas Day. Don’t clean it up too quickly.” Andy Rooney It’s the day after Christmas… This day can be full of all sorts of different emotions that can vary from one person to the next, however, I…

San Diego in December

By melissa | December 5, 2020

“Remember This December, That love weighs more than gold!” Josephine Dodge Daskam Bacon San Diego is such a beautiful city with so much to see and so much to do! If you visit San Diego in December, you won’t find ice or snow unless someone made them artificially. Each month I have special fun events…

THERE ARE BUYERS FOR YOUR HOUSE

By melissa | November 24, 2020

Around this time each year, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to sell their houses. Similarly, others who already have their homes on the market remove their listings until the spring. Let’s unpack the top reasons why selling your house now, or keeping it on the market this season, is the best…

SAN DIEGO IN NOVEMBER

By melissa | November 3, 2020

“It looked like the world was covered in a cobbler crust of brown sugar and cinnamon.” Sarah Addison Allen SAN DIEGO IS IN CALIFORNIA’S PURPLE TIER ON THE CORONAVIRUS for November 2020. So we are back to not being able to do as much around our beautiful city. BUT we can still make the most…

IS IT SAFE TO SELL MY HOUSE RIGHT NOW?

By melissa | October 27, 2020

You decided to sell your house. That is the first step. BUT then the Pandemic hit and you decided to hold off. Now…over 6 months later, you realize that holding off until this is all over might not be a possibility. The virus is still here. Things are still in the air about lockdowns and…

San Diego in October

By melissa | October 4, 2020

  “Ah, September! You are the doorway to the season that awakens my soul… but I must confess that I love you only because you are a prelude to my beloved October.” -Peggy Horton   San Diego is such a beautiful city with so much to see and so much to do! October is nearly…

Renting Vs. Buying

By melissa | September 18, 2020

  Whether to rent or buy the place where you live is a major decision. And you’re wondering if you should stop renting and buy a house too. Your dog wants a yard, your kids want a playground, and you wouldn’t mind a garage and an office. There’s only one problem: You aren’t sure you…

San Diego in September

By melissa | September 4, 2020

  “It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up and taking action.” -Honore de Balzac San Diego in September The weather is warm, but not too hot. The nights are pleasant and tourists aren’t crowding all the beaches. September makes a great window for traveling to San Diego. The…

The Real Estate Debate

By melissa | August 25, 2020

  I was part of a panel of like-minded realtors in San Diego for the Real Talk: Real Estate Debate. I wanted to share with you my episodes and briefly summarize how I believe the market has been affected by the Pandemic, why there is still so much activity, and how I measure my success…