My Blind Spot

Posted on Posted in Real Estate Investment, Relocation

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 […]

Low Inventory

Posted on Posted in Buying a Home, Relocation, San Diego

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 […]

How’s the Real Estate Market?

Posted on Posted in Buying a Home, Distressed Property, Real Estate Investment, Relocation, Selling a Home

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 […]

Happy New Year

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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. […]

Lake Tahoe

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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 […]

Weekend in the mountains!

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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 […]