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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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Better Business By Referral | Featured Business: Adroit Solar

posted on August 26th, 2014 | filed under: Business Referral, Buying Strategies, Del Mar

Working by referral is all about trust. Let’s face it, when we are seeking any service we are all looking for someone we can trust – someone proven who comes highly recommended and is already on our side. Consider me your source of referrals for all types of businesses, real estate related or not. I have partnered with competent professionals who I meet with on a monthly basis and my resources for quality referrals is consistently growing. I am excited to share their expertise with you and hope you have an opportunity to use their services or refer them. You can access a complete list of businesses I refer in my Business Directory. This week’s featured business is:

Adroit Solar – Luciana Da Silva

LucianaLuciana is the Director of Marketing and Corporate Development for the fast-growing company, Adroit Solar. Contact Luciana to see how Adroit Solar can save you from rising energy costs for your home or business. Read about their Residential Services.

About Adroit Solar  | 678-764-8961 | Luciana@adroitsolar.com

 

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It’s Racing Season in Del Mar

posted on July 11th, 2014 | filed under: Del Mar, Good People, Local Community Events, Loving the Lifestyle, Uncategorized

del mar racingIf you’ve never been to the Del Mar Racetrack, now is the perfect time to check it out!  The 2014 season begins on Thursday, July 17th, and there’s a whole summer’s worth of fun to discover.  Not only do they boast some of the best horse racing in the region, they also host a fantastic concert series featuring some of today’s hottest musical acts.

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Racing Season

Thousands of fans flock to the Del Mar Racetrack every season to enjoy the horse-racing tradition that dates back to 1937.  Iconic Hollywood celebrity Bing Crosby opened the track that year, and one year later the infamous Seabiscuit won by a nose.  Horse races happen five days a week, from Wednesday through Sunday.  On most days, the first post time is 2pm, except Fridays which happens at 4pm.  The 2014 season runs from July 17th through November 7th.

Opening Day

Be part of the tradition of the track and join them for their Opening Day on Thursday, July 17th!  More than 45,000 fans are expected to attend, and it’s considered one of the most fashionable events on the west coast.  Tickets to the Opening Day Party are $30 each, which include:

  • Stretch Run Racetrack Admission and access to the party in the trackside Seaside Cabana and Concert Area
  • Live DJs
  • Microbrew Beer Garden
  • Gourmet Food Trucks
  • Large private areas for wagering
  • Photo Booths, prize giveaways and more!

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North County 4th of July Celebrations

posted on July 2nd, 2014 | filed under: Del Mar, Good People, Local Community Events, Loving the Lifestyle, Rancho Santa Fe, Uncategorized

4thAmerica was founded on the principle of community, so what better way to celebrate our collective civic pride this Fourth of July than right in our own communities!  We are proud to serve the region we call home and believe in supporting local companies, organizations and events.  With that in mind, here’s a look at some of the fun activities happening right in our own neighborhoods during this upcoming holiday weekend.  We hope to see you at one – or many – of them!

Del Mar’s Fourth of July Celebration at the San Diego County Fair

What better place to celebrate Independence Day than at the San Diego County Fair, located at the Del Mar Fairgrounds?  The day begins with an Opening Ceremony at 9:30am, followed by a huge roster of activities throughout the day such as exhibits, contests, a parade, and much more.  A beautiful fireworks display will being at 9pm and will be visible throughout the fairgrounds.  The fair will be open until midnight so you can wring every last bit of fun out of the day!  MORE INFO

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Better Business By Referral | Featured Business: Loy Chiropractic Arts

posted on February 17th, 2014 | filed under: Business Referral, Buying Strategies, Del Mar

Working by referral is all about trust. Let’s face it, when we are seeking any service we are all looking for someone we can trust – someone proven who comes highly recommended and is already on our side. Consider me your source of referrals for all types of businesses, real estate related or not. I have partnered with competent professionals who I meet with on a monthly basis and my resources for quality referrals is consistently growing. I am excited to share their expertise with you and hope you have an opportunity to use their services or refer them. You can access a complete list of businesses I refer in my Business Directory. This week’s featured business is:

Loy Chiropractic Arts – Lamont Loy

Dr Loy 2Lamont strives to change lives by educating his patients and promoting a healthy lifestyle through the art of Chiropractic and nervous system restoration, empowering them to live with greater vitality and fulfillment.

About Loy Chiropractic Arts | Website | 858-436-7162 | info@LoyChiropractic.com

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Better Business By Referral | Featured Business: The Appraisal Firm

posted on January 8th, 2014 | filed under: Business Referral, Buying Strategies, Del Mar

Working by referral is all about trust. Let’s face it, when we are seeking any service we are all looking for someone we can trust – someone proven who comes highly recommended and is already on our side. Consider me your source of referrals for all types of businesses, real estate related or not. I have partnered with competent professionals who I meet with on a monthly basis and my resources for quality referrals is consistently growing. I am excited to share their expertise with you and hope you have an opportunity to use their services or refer them. You can access a complete list of businesses I refer in my Business Directory. This week’s featured business is:

Rob Abbott smallThe Appraisal Firm – Rob Abbott

The Appraisal Firm specializes in Conventional, FHA, VA mortgage origination, Retrospective Home Valuations, Trust and ad valorem tax services, Expert Witness Testimony and Eminent Domain.

About The Appraisal Firm | Website | Order An Appraisal

P: 760-476-0130
E: info@appraisalfirm.net

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Better Business By Referral | Featured Business: Simplified Staging

posted on November 15th, 2013 | filed under: Business Referral, Buying Strategies, Del Mar

Working by referral is all about trust. Let’s face it, when we are seeking any service we are all looking for someone we can trust – someone proven who comes highly recommended and is already on our side. Consider me your source of referrals for all types of businesses, real estate related or not. I have partnered with competent professionals who I meet with on a monthly basis and my resources for quality referrals is consistently growing. I am excited to share their expertise with you and hope you have an opportunity to use their services or refer them. You can access a complete list of businesses I refer in my Business Directory. This week’s featured business is:

DeBellSimplified Staging – Laura DeBell

Laura offers home staging and moving assistance services. If you or someone you know needs to prepare a home for sale and need help determining how to do it without spending a lot of money, give Laura a call!

About Simplified Staging | Before & After #1 | Before & After #2

P: 858.750.0360
E: laurajdebell@gmail.com

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Better Business By Referral | Featured Business

posted on September 27th, 2013 | filed under: Business Referral, Buying Strategies, Del Mar

Working by referral is all about trust. Let’s face it, when we are seeking any service we are all looking for someone we can trust – someone proven who comes highly recommended and is already on our side. Consider me your source of referrals for all types of businesses, real estate related or not. I have partnered with competent professionals who I meet with on a monthly basis and my resources for quality referrals is consistently growing. I am excited to share their expertise with you and hope you have an opportunity to use their services or refer them. You can access a complete list of businesses I refer in my Business Directory. This week’s featured business is:

Ashley SchieberAshley Michelle Designs – Ashley Schieber, Kitchen & Bath Design and Planning

Ashley specializes in kitchen and bathroom design and enjoys sharing her knowledge of creativity and functionality for kitchens, baths and remodeling projects to suit a variety of styles and needs.

About Ashley | Services

P: 760-703-2994
E: ashley@ashleymichelledesigns.com

 

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Better Business By Referral | Featured Business

posted on June 24th, 2013 | filed under: Business Referral, Buying Strategies, Del Mar

Working by referral is all about trust. Let’s face it, when we are seeking any service we are all looking for someone we can trust – someone proven who comes highly recommended and is already on our side. Consider me your source of referrals for all types of businesses, real estate related or not. I have partnered with competent professionals who I meet with on a monthly basis and my resources for quality referrals is consistently growing. I am excited to share their expertise with you and hope you have an opportunity to use their services or refer them. You can access a complete list of businesses I refer in my Business Directory. This week’s featured business is:

Samuel Scott Financial GrBrian-Reynolds-Samuel-Scott-FG[1]oup – Brian Reynolds, Mortgage Advisor

With all of Brian’s talents, his most appreciated is his problem solving skills, especially when it comes to closing a deal. Brian has the ability to meet all the deadlines and timelines it takes to make each deal run smoothly.

About Brian | About Samuel Scott | Start A Loan Application

P: 858.793.4901
M: 858.583.1583
E: Brian@SamuelScottFG.com

 

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More people are ‘going to California’ for housing

posted on June 17th, 2013 | filed under: Buying Strategies, Cardiff, Carlsbad, Del Mar, Encinitas, For Sale, Leucadia, Loving the Lifestyle, NoCo SD Market Conditions, Rancho Santa Fe, Solana Beach

In certain houCal Housesing markets, it seems homes are selling like hot cakes. Buyers in California are feeling the heat more than anyone, with four of the top five fastest-moving housing markets in The Golden State.

Orange County, San Diego, Sacramento and Los Angeles topped the list, with Las Vegas coming in at no. 5, according to data from ZipRealty.

In Orange County, the median days homes spent on the market dropped from 52 to 15, a 71% decrease year-over-year in March. Additionally, 29% of homes in Orange County sold in seven days or less. Conversely, the median home price shot up 27% year-over-year o $495,000.

San Diego saw a similar change year-over-year, with the median days on market dropping 59% from 49 days to 20 in March. One-quarter of San Diego houses sold in seven days or less, and the median home price jumped 22% to $390,000.

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