San Diego Real Estate Blog

California is the most populated state in the country so it’s no surprise there are dozens of beautiful destinations border to border. With so many to choose from, picking several within reasonable driving distance is challenging. Stop at these 10 spots and you are guaranteed an ultimate Cali road trip from San Diego.

1. San Luis Obispo

Starting in San Luis Obispo, the northern tip of SoCal, you’ll find gorgeous hiking and tons of locally owned shops. Nestled halfway between LA and San Francisco, this beautiful college town is an easy add to any Cali road trip. I recommend coming in from the north on Highway 1. It’s the prettiest coastal drive, and the perfect start to any trip.

Outdoor adventure seekers should check out Bishop Peak, the highest

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San Diego is a magical place. It’s less crowded than San Francisco or Los Angeles, and slightly less expensive, too. San Diego has miles and miles of gorgeous coastline, and thanks to year-round sunshine it’s also a great place for outdoor fanatics. If you’ve recently moved to the area, then it’s time to explore!


One of the best beaches and attractions the city has to offer is Coronado Island, just over the bridge. Some of the best things to do in San Diego include paddling through waves at Coronado Beach on either a kayak or surfboard. One might also enjoy hiking on the beautiful sandstone cliffs at Torrey Pines State Reserve, laughing alongside silly sea lions at La Jolla Cove, playing golf at Torrey Pines, and treating your taste buds to new

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By Katie Bassett


Homeowners in San Diego still believe they are feeling the aftermath of the 2008 recession, due to a scarce amount of homes available in the metropolitan. Truth is, while home inventory can be nerve-racking, promising indicators in San Diego real estate trends should have homeowners optimistic. First, it is important to assess the factors that affect the amount of homes on the market.


What effects housing inventory in San Diego?

  1. Wages and Inflation. Jobs and income have a direct correlation with San Diego’s housing inventory, and this metric has slowly been recovering since the recession in 2008. While the economy has been improving substantially since then, home prices continue to increase at a faster pace compared
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Coldwell Banker Recruits $121M Producing DeSouza Team

Published on September 8, 2016  •  Real Estate News  •  Share:                     



One of La Jolla’s top-producing teams, the DeSouza Team led by Dennis DeSouza, has associated with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. The team’s current office in Bird Rock will become Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s 24th office location in Greater San Diego, expanding the company’s sphere of influence throughout Southern California even further. DeSouza brings more than 22 years of real estate experience and is backed by a team comprised of agents averaging over 11 years of experience each. “The decision to come to Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage was

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Dennis DeSouza recently completed the sale of what is arguably La Jolla's most sought after ocean front residence. This sale marks the highest sale in 2016 for La Jolla real estate at $14,000,000. The home located on Camino de la Costa La Jolla, Ca and sits just north of world famous Windansea Beach. A spectacular home with walls of floor to ceiling glass capturing amazing views from nearly every room. This home is truly one of a kind!
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Hotels along Del Mar Shores
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Summer is shaping up nicely for the City of Del Mar. Recent new stories share some things that residents and buyers of real estate in Del Mar have to look forward to in the coming months. From the summer season at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, to a commitment to a brand new Climate Action Plan, Del Mar has exciting things in store. Three of the most recent news stories to come out of Del Mar are listed below:

1. Del Mar Thoroughbred Club’s 2016 summer racing season starts July 15th

The Del Mar Thoroughbred Club’s 2016 summer racing season Opening Day is on July 15th. The 77th summer is comprised of a 39-day season with 43 stakes worth more than $7.5 million, including the $1 million dollar TVG Pacific Classic on August

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millennial crossing a city street

According to a National Association of REALTORS (NAR) report, Millennials are the largest generational group of homebuyers and have been for the last three years in a row. This suggests that Millennial home buying preferences are likely to have a significant impact on real estate markets across the nation. Moreover, recent data shows that Millennial homebuyers rely on real estate agents at a higher rate than other generational cohorts.

35 percent of homebuyers belong to the Millennial cohort

The Millennial cohort makes up 35 percent of real estate buyers and is the largest generational group in our current markets. Per a recent generational trends report conducted by NAR, 67 percent of Millennial buyers are also first-time homebuyers. The latest

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Real estate tranaction

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Baby Boomers are a cohort 67 million strong, which means their real estate preferences influence our housing markets in marked ways. Recently released survey data shows that the cohort possesses all but approximately one-third of our nation’s home equity, which means their home buying decisions factor immensely in our real estate markets.

Results from a recent survey show that although a number of Baby Boomers are happy in their current homes, approximately 27 million plan to be in the housing market in the near future. The same survery provided insights into what features they would like their future homes and communities to offer.

Baby Boomers hold the lion’s share of our nation’s home equity

Earlier this month,

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Real Estate for sale sign

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In May, home prices were on the rise and the most expensive listing to sell in San Diego County had a La Jolla address. In recent months, home prices have increased across the nation, but San Diego County real estate has seen higher increases than a number of other American cities.

The median price for resale homes in San Diego County rose 9 percent from May 2015 to May 2016, according to data released by the Greater San Diego Association of REALTORS. This number is also up 6.6 percent from its figure in January of this year.

Moreover, single-family home prices rose 2 percent from their figures in April, and condo and townhome prices increased 5 percent. May’s median single-family home price was $570,000, while the condo

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Green sea turtle swimming in ocean

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There are a lot of interesting and exciting things going on in La Jolla, and one of them was one hundred years in the making. Moreover, recent real estate data has led to a noteworthy prediction about the summer housing market and an intriguing look at how much square footage new single-family homes have to offer.

1. La Jolla Tennis Championship is a match 100 years in the making

The longest running tennis tournament to be held at the same venue continuously in the entire world is the La Jolla Tennis Championship, which will delight spectators for the 100th time next week. According to an article in La Jolla Light, more than 900 players ages 10 to 80 will compete in the 100th La Jolla Tennis Championship, which will be

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