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Willow Grove School Santaluz

Are you looking for a new home in a great school district? Willow Grove School in Santaluz meets both requirements. Santaluz is an upscale golf course community near the ocean but also close to city amenities. This home community is in the well-respected Poway Unified school district. The school is located in the Verazano area of Santaluz.


Six separate buildings comprise the Willow Grove School in Santaluz. Each school building boasts brightly colored walls to greet the students into their elementary school experience. Artificial turf is in one section for physical education and other outside activities. There is a walking trail between buildings, a large outdoor amphitheater, and even an interactive garden for the students to enjoy.


In today's world, knowledge of current technology is vital to our children's success. Willow Grove had a large computer lab and a media center. Most schools now have white boards, but Willow Grove classrooms also have LCD projectors, wireless abilities, and other cutting edge technologies.

Student Body

You may wonder how your child will fit in with the Willow Grove students. Fortunately, the students come from a wide variety of ethnic experiences. While the majority of students are from high socio-economic families, there is also a nice mixture of students from all backgrounds. Students speak over a dozen different languages.

Child Care

Sometimes we all need extra childcare for our children. The school offers care before and after school each day. You can be assured that your children will be taken care of from 6:30AM-6:00PM each school day in a safe atmosphere.

Willow Grove Academics

The Willow Grove staff focuses on preparing all students for college There are traditional single grade classrooms and also some multi-grade classrooms. A large number...

Staycation In San Diego - Save Money and Have Fun!

Taking a staycation is an increasingly popular way to have a great vacation without breaking the bank or dealing with the hassle of traveling long distances. Fortunately for San Diego area residents, the city and its neighboring towns have much to offer families looking to have a fun vacation without traveling far. A staycation in San Diego offers the opportunity to experience the city’s world-class museums and cultural attractions as well as enjoy its wide array of recreational and entertainment options.

Downtown San Diego itself is a fantastic place for a staycation in San Diego. Downtown San Diego boasts renowned museums and cultural attractions to enjoy such as the fascinating Maritime Museum of San Diego, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego and the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum. Downtown San Diego also plays host to the historic and lively Gaslamp Quarter, home to many of the city’s finest shops and restaurants, as well as other attractions such as Seaport Village, Embarcadero Park and PETCO Park, home of the San Diego Padres.

The famous Balboa Park offers plenty of greenery and public space to enjoy as well as many of the city’s world-class museums and cultural institutions. The park holds the renowned San Diego Zoo, beautiful botanical gardens and great museums to explore such as the Museum of San Diego History, the San Diego Museum of Art, the San Diego Air and Space Museum, the San Diego Natural History Museum and many more. Fun for all ages, Balboa Park is one of the city’s top attractions for leisure and culture.

Old Town is a historic and beautiful district home to many great attractions to discover. Just a few of its premier landmarks and destinations include the historic Heritage Park, Mission San Diego de Alcala and Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, home to a wealth of museums and historical sites as well as some of the best examples of 18th...

New Homes Released at Presidio in Del Sur

Presido at Del Sur by Standard Pacific Homes has a very exciting new year for homeowners. Presidio has just released new homes overlooking Santaluz and Lusardi Creek with architecture inspired by Spanish, Italian and Mediterranean homes with no detail ignored.

At this time, Presidio offers two distinct floor plans in this master planned community, plan 2 Rivera at 5 beds 4.5 bath 3,598-3,824 square feet priced from $824,000 and Plan 3 the Prado at 5 beds 4.5 baths with 3,748 square feet of open floor plan priced from $785,000.  All homes are built with premier quality craftsmanship for the modern day lifestyle and energy efficient savings. 

Del Sur’s master planned communities are enhanced with outdoor entertaining spaces, unique and soaring views, and amazing community amenities as well as awarded schools. Located within the Coastal Hills of North County San Diego, and only 7 miles from the ocean with beaches stretching from Del Mar, Solana Beach and Cardiff this beautiful community has more than most.

This family community is accoutered with 1800 acres complete with parks, pools, trails, shops and schools. Gables crossing is just a short stroll from Haaland Glen and Reagan Glen Parks, There are six parks with solar-heated swimming pools currently located within Del Sur.

Poway Unified School District is rated one of the highest in California. It is an award winning district that oversees 25 elementary schools, 6 middle schools and four high schools.  Schools for the Del Sur area include Del Sur Elementary, Oak Valley Middle School and Del Norte High School, all highly ranked within the PUSD.

Other neighboring master planned communities include Avaron which offer a private life with peaceful mountain views close to the Crosby...

2012 in Review For The Daniel Beer Group

Dear Clients,

It has been quite an amazing year, both on a personal level and for the market.  With the help of individuals like you, we managed to have our best year ever and I could not be more thankful.  This year alone, our team has sold and marketed 39 homes totaling $30,500,997.

Together, we have managed to build a team that currently ranks 4th among the 400+ agents in our company.  This year has brought many challenges and has been a tremendous learning process, but I can proudly say it has also been a blast and I wouldn’t trade it for the world.  More si-highlight--primaryly, nothing would have been possible without the tremendous support of our clients?.

The greater real estate market is in a state of rapid change.  Nothing illustrates this more clearly than the numbers.  At the end of November 2012, we had 5008 properties for sale across the county compared to 10,052 homes a year earlier.  That is roughly 50% less inventory in just one year!

Another way of looking at this is, given current absorption rates, we have only 1.9 months of inventory available.  This means that if we stopped listing new homes, there wouldn’t be any homes left for sale in 1.9 months.  Typically, we consider 6 months to be a normal market trend.

Throw in record low interest rates and much improved consumer confidence, in addition to the low inventory, and the result equals prices that are dependably rising month to month.  Market times are down and real assets are as liquid as they have been for years.

In fact, our success here locally has led us to open our Long Island operation in partnership with two locals there in an effort to better service that market.

We are in a very opportunistic time, and I hope to have the honor of working together in the coming year.  I wish you and your family great health and happiness.  Happy New Year!