Recently we’ve been helping people through some tough life situations and changes, both professionally and personally. What we’ve learned is that most of the time, we experience tough spots because of the consequences of our own decisions. And more importantly, we can improve the situation by simply making a different decision. In other words, we […]
It’s a seasonal thing – around November the number of homes for sale starts dropping as people let their listings expire, and those contemplating selling don’t put them on the market until after the holidays. And we usually see a bump up in inventory in late January and February. Except this year we didn’t. There […]
The real estate market in San Diego is so uncertain – should I rent or should I buy? The following video gives a financial breakdown of both and explains how to build some certainty in your life.
How’s the real estate market? Well that depends – are you thinking about buying, selling, investing, or renting? I’ll answer that question in a minute, but first let me bring you up to date. Crystal and I now work with Coastal Inland Properties, a small boutique real estate firm in Carlsbad. Our old RE/MAX broker […]
Some fabulous days here in San Diego County! This was taken yeaterday at the Landing on Coronado. 77 degrees and gorgeous! We ran into people visiting here from all over the world, and they reminded me that this is the best place to be on the planet! My neighbor also has a visitor from Chicago, […]
It’s snowing in the local mountains, and it’s the time of year for skiing, snowboarding, sledding and snow hiking! One of the great joys of living in San Diego is that we can visit old man winter when we want to go have some snow fun, but we aren’t stuck there! Where else in the […]
The Quaking Aspens we planted really put on a show this weekend! It’s a great time to visit our local mountains, 70 degrees during the day with crisp mornings and evenings. Perfect hiking weather!
Ahh, the new year begins with another fantastic day in Southern California! It was 72 degrees today as we were taking down the Christmas tree, so we opened the doors and windows to let in the fresh air. I planted some Sugar Snap peas in my garden, and I started some lettuce seeds in flats. […]
One of the great things about living on the West Coast is that you are within a day’s drive of so many fantastic places! For instance, San Diego is about an 8 hour drive from Lake Tahoe, the second deepest lake in the United States at 1645 foot deep. Lake Tahoe is 12 miles wide […]
Fall brings a nip in the air in our local mountains, and it’s a great place for a bit of back east nostalgia. The oak trees along the Pacific Crest Trail are just starting to turn. Granddaughter Grace enjoying a wagon ride. A friend of mine is building a new house with SIPs (Structural Insulated […]