Archive for May, 2015

RENTED! Ocean View Rental in Cardiff

posted on May 14th, 2015 | filed under: Uncategorized

IMG_8321Green and Affordable…FREE ELECTRICITY! Tenant only pays for trash, gas and water. Recent renovations include: Updated Kitchen with Craftsman Style Cabinets, Granite Counter Tops, Energy Star/Stainless LG Appliances, Filtered drinking water. New Dual Pane Windows, New Bamboo Floors, Coaxial Wires, New Plumbing & Fixtures, Custom Wood Front and Interior Doors. Luxuriously updated bathrooms, soaking tub in master. Beautiful master bedroom with huge walk in closet, plenty of storage Extended living space in finished garage: owner never parked in garage – carpeted and perfect for office, playroom and more. Has ample attic storage space and laundry facilities. Park Place amenities include a resort-style pool/spa, tot pool, baseball field, picnic area, R.V./Boat parking, sand volleyball court and 29 acre canyon park with hiking and biking trails. Outdoor living space and garden. Enjoy your meals from this lovely entertainer yard complete with covered patio & herb garden. Rinse off after a day at the beach with the outdoor shower.

Offered at $2,850/mo. | More Info & Photos


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Market Update | Home Prices Continue to Rise

posted on May 14th, 2015 | filed under: Buying Strategies, Market Update, NoCo SD Market Conditions, Uncategorized

May-Jun Trends at a GlanceDespite a modest retreat from March, the median price for single-family, re-sale homes stayed over $500,000 in April for the second month. That’s thirty-six months in a row the median price has been higher than the year before.

Inventory continues to be bothersome. Last month we showed sixty-four days of inventory, compared to an average of 155 days dating back to January 2001.

A main reason for the lack of inventory is that homeowners aren’t selling. Current homeowners list their home to either trade up or downsize, opening up inventory for first-time buyers to come in. That’s not happening.

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Schools Almost Out! 2015 Summer Camp Directory

posted on May 4th, 2015 | filed under: Cardiff, Carlsbad, Del Mar, Discovery Hills, Encinitas, Good People, Leucadia, Local Community Events, Loving the Lifestyle, Ocean View, Oceanside, Rancho Carrillo, Rancho Santa Fe, San Marcos, Solana Beach

Summer-Camps-Logo2Summer fun is right around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about activities to keep your kids busy.

Whatever your child’s interests, our 2015 Summer Camp Directory will help you find the perfect fit for your child’s summer vacation. The enclosed directory includes a wide array of camps in prime North County San Diego locations near the ocean, parks and campgrounds.

Your child’s summer adventure awaits.  Act quickly as most summer camp programs fill up fast.

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FREE Electronic Waste Drop Off | Encinitas, Saturday 5/2

posted on May 1st, 2015 | filed under: Encinitas, Good People, Local Community Events, Loving the Lifestyle

e-waste mixedFree Event to Take Your Unwanted Electronics and Documents

  • Saturday, May 2nd from 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Encinitas City Hall – 505 S. Vulcan Ave
  • For more information, please call 760-436-4151

Round up those dusty electronics and old files and bring them to Encinitas City Hall. City staff and EDCO are teaming up to offer a free collection event, which means it’s a perfect time to rid your home of some clutter.

Electronic waste—including televisions, computers, monitors, printers, scanners, VCRs, radios, cellphones and batteries—will be accepted. Appliances will not be accepted, however.

There will also be a shredding service onsite to securely destroy documents that require identify protection, such as old banking statements and personal records. Each household is limited to two bankers boxes (10”x12”x15”) of paper.

Everybody is asked to please enter the parking lot from D Street only.

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