Tour Tuesday: San Marcos

  San Marcos is a North County neighborhood that straddles the 78 between Vista and Escondido. Just shy of 40 miles from Downtown San Diego, San Marcos has built up a lifestyle all its own. The home of Restaurant Row, energetic Lake San Marcos, as well as several craft brewers, San Marcos is by design a fits-all community. In addition to it's more urban hotspots, San Marcos offers more than 63 miles of trail that supports avid hikers, cyclists, and equestrians. With so...

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Borrego Bloom

If you are anywhere near Southern California and have an affinity for Mother Nature, then you know that this has been a spectacular season for the desert bloom. Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is located in Borrego Springs, CA --an unincorporated town in San Diego County. A two-hour drive outside of central San Diego takes you away from the city lights to discover a valley of its own delight. Last weekend with thousands of others, the significant lover and I made...

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Just Sold: 7816 Tommy Drive unit 8 ~ San Carlos

Retreat in the Mountains Listed at $315,000, Sold for $328,000 with multiple offers Come home and enjoy a quiet moment on the enclosed patio or catch up on your shows in the cozy living room. Stunning hardwood floors stretch through the living space and lead you upstairs to the two bedrooms and spa-like bathroom equipped with a rain shower and master bedroom access. Both bedrooms are spacious and fill with natural light. The Master boasts a private balcony. Updated fixtures...

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#tourtuesday

We're launching a new video series to help you get to know San Diego and we're asking for your help. Whether you are brand new to San Diego or thinking of relocating you may not know what neighborhood is right for you which is where #tourtuesday comes in. This year, we'll be taking you on a tour of different areas of San Diego exploring homes for sale, places to eat, and where to hang out.  Here are the steps to...

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Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve

Time permitting, after dropping off my stepson to school in Rancho Peñasquitos (Skip to Market Snapshot), I like taking the pups on a quiet walk or jog through the local preserve. Fall is a beautiful time to visit and be reminded that even in San Diego, seasons do exist. The Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve is a stretch of 4,000 acres flanked by suburban homes situated approximately 20 miles from Downtown San Diego. I always remember to pack a large water bottle for the trail as water fountains are located at the trail heads. With...

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