Archive for July, 2015

Taste of SoCal in Carlsbad – Lagoon Style | H2O Trash Patrol Benefit

posted on July 23rd, 2015 | filed under: Carlsbad, Good People, Local Community Events, Loving the Lifestyle, Ocean View

Attend this summer’s island….I mean, lagoon style gala to benefit H2O Trash Patrol. Purchase your tickets for an evening to remember as you watch the sunset over the beautiful Agua Hedionda Lagoon at the Discovery Center in Carlsbad, CA. Featuring tasty foods from SoCal restaurants, Green Flash & Pizza Port brews, live music, silent auction and more!

August 7th, 2015 – 6:30 PM

Purchase Tickets

4,561 POUNDS


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Market Update | Home Prices Rise

posted on July 21st, 2015 | filed under: Buying Strategies, Market Update, NoCo SD Market Conditions, Uncategorized

Trends At A Glance - Aug 2015Home Prices Rise

The median price for single-family, re-sale homes in San Diego County reached its highest level in June since August 2007.

The median home price has been higher than the year before for the past thirty-seven months. It has also stayed over $500,000 for the past four months.

Days of inventory was down to 63 in June. That is in contrast to the 154 days of inventory which is the average in the county since January 2003.

Homes are also selling about 50% faster than normal.

Home sales were also strong last month. Year-to-date, home sales are up 1.3% over last year.

Condo sales and prices were also strong last month with prices up, year-over-year, for the thirty-seventh month in a row. Condo sales are up 11.3% year-to-date.

June Market Statistics


  • Median home prices increased by 7.1% year-over-year to $535,000 from $499,700.
  • The average home sales price rose by 1.5% year-over-year to $668,794 from $659,164.
  • Home sales rose by 15.0% year-over-year to 2,623 from 2,280.
  • Total inventory* fell 1.9% year-over-year to 9,304 from 9,480.
  • Sales price vs. list price ratio rose by 0.2% year-over-year to 98.1% from 97.9%.


  • Median home prices improved by 3.9% to $535,000 from $515,000.
  • The average home sales price fell by 0.7% to $668,794 from $673,679.
  • Home sales up by 15.1% to 2,623 from 2,279.
  • Total inventory* increased 0.8% to 9,304 from 9,228.
  • Sales price vs. list price ratio increased by 0.0% to 98.1% from 98.1%.



  • Median condo prices increased by 6.5% year-over-year to $359,450 from $337,500.
  • The average condo sales price rose by 5.0% year-over-year to $431,168 from $410,820.
  • Condo sales rose by 26.5% year-over-year to 1,044 from 825.
  • Total inventory* rose 4.6% year-over-year to 3,393 from 3,244.
  • Sales price vs. list price ratio rose by 0.2% year-over-year to 98.2% from 98.1%

Total inventory is active listings plus pending listings. Active listings do not include pending.

To read the full report: Click Here

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SOLD! | La Costa End Unit Townhome

posted on July 15th, 2015 | filed under: Uncategorized

2015-07-13 14.07.53La Costa Townhome with Views! Elegantly upgraded end unit. Gourmet kitchen with granite countertops & stainless appliances. Split level floor plan with bedrooms downstairs. Upstairs great room  includes dining area and living room with fireplace & balcony. Hardwood floors, lots of storage & natural light throughout. Large master retreat has fireplace & private patio. 2-car attached garage has direct access to unit. Ideal Carlsbad location, minutes to the beach, shopping, dining and entertainment.

Offered at $455,000 | More Info

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FREE! Summer Concerts – July

posted on July 6th, 2015 | filed under: Local Community Events, Loving the Lifestyle, Uncategorized

Alpine Summer Concert Series – Alpine Community Center Park 1830 Alpine Blvd., Sundays, 6 p.m. Info: (619) 445-7330 or

  • July 18: Good Mojo Band

Balboa Park – Twilight in the Park Spreckels Organ Pavilion Tuesdays-Thursdays, 6:15-7:15 p.m. Info: (619) 239-0512 or

  • July 1: 145th Street
  • July 6: Working Cowboy
  • July 7: Cat-illacs
  • July 8: Cool Rays
  • July 13: Orquesta Bi-Nacional de Mambo
  • July 14: Hillcrest Wind Ensemble
  • July 15: Los Alacranes
  • July 20: Ron Jermain
  • July 21: Damaru
  • July 22: San Diego Six
  • July 27: KlezMeds
  • July 28: Graceland — An Elvis Presley Tribute
  • July 29: Crosstown
  • Aug. 3: San Diego Concert Band

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