Archive for April, 2015

Board Swap 5/2/2015 | Patagonia Cardiff

posted on April 24th, 2015 | filed under: Cardiff, Good People, Local Community Events, Loving the Lifestyle

Board SwapCardiff By The Sea – Patagonia Cardiff we will be hosting their annual Board Swap (a surf community used surfboard event) on Saturday, May 2nd from 8am to noon.

If you are interested in selling boards at this event, email Roy ( with your full name and number of boards you want to bring (up to 5 board max) or call the shop at (760) 634-9886, or stop by the store to be put on their seller list.

Space is limited for this free event and they do not take a cut or commission from any of the sales!


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Market Update | How Absorption Rate Affects Prices

posted on April 10th, 2015 | filed under: Buying Strategies, Market Update, NoCo SD Market Conditions, Uncategorized

Trends At A Glance - May 2015Absorption rate, also known as months of inventory, is the number of months it would take to sell all the homes currently for sale in the market.

Absorption rate is useful in predicting where prices will go.

Absorption rate is calculated by dividing the number of homes currently for sale by the number of homes that were sold in the previous month.

The National Association of REALTORS® consider a six month supply of homes as a balanced market. That’s for the country as a whole. As you narrow the market, down to states or cities, a balanced market will be peculiar to that market.

In San Diego County, the average number of months of inventory for single-family, re-sale homes since January 2002 is 5.1 months.

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FREE Screening at La Paloma | The Fisherman’s Son

posted on April 6th, 2015 | filed under: Uncategorized

Punta de Lobos por Siempre PhotoPatagonia Cardiff presents:

The Fisherman’s Son at La Paloma & Hobie Surf Shop – An Evening with Ramón Navarro and Save the Waves

471 S Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
DOORS 7:00 PM, FILM 7:30 PM

Born and raised at Punta de Lobos in Chile, Patagonia ambassador Ramón Navarro rose to the top of the big-wave surfing world. Now that his home break is threatened by development, he’s found a new calling – preserving the waves, culture and environment of this iconic point. Chris Malloy and Farm League tell Ramón’s story in The Fisherman’s Son, a film that highlights Ramón’s partnership with the Chilean community and Save the Waves. Join Ramón and Save the Waves for a premiere screening of the film and learn how to help protect Punta de Lobos.

This is a FREE event!


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