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Introducing San Diego Off The Beaten Path Facebook Page

If you are looking for unique things to do in San Diego off the beaten path you have to make sure to visit our new facebook page and remember to "like" it.

Almost every day we si-si-highlight a fun yet little known thing to do or place to see throughout our great city of San Diego. There is a reason that millions of people come here every year as tourists. It's time that we become expert tourists in our own city and discover the hidden gems that are all around us.  Just about anything and everything will be featured Facebook page from little known vineyards to the city's best hole in wall Chinese restaurants, plus some of San Diego's most majestic view lookouts.

Feel free to "like" our page and you are bound to discover something new.

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Why San Diego Is In The Single Greatest Move Up Market Ever

People ask me every day how the market is doing.  As I have said before, the market can only be evaluated on a location and price point basis.  The one thing I do know for sure that can be applied to all price points is that San Diego is currently in the middle of the single greatest move up market we have ever seen.

Surprised?  Simple math will demonstrate that you shouldn’t be.

Let’s assume that back in 2007 you owned a home that was worth $700,000 at the time.  Now let’s assume that your true absolute dream home had a value of $2,800,000.  That means that you were $2.1 million dollars from the home of your dreams.

Fast forward to today and your home that was once worth $700,000 may be worth $500,000.  Seems like a bad thing on first glance, but the beautiful thing about it is that your dream home that was once worth $2.8 million is now worth only $2 million, which represents roughly a 30% drop...

All About Auctions: Why An Auction Could Make Sense For Your Luxury Home

It's a funny market we have today.  Some homes are fought over as if they were the last shelter available on earth and others sit on the market for a very long time.  Granted this is mainly a price point issue, but the problem is that sellers and their agents are making one of the cardinal mistakes of real estate marketing.  They make the assumption that each property is to be treated the same.  The truth is, not all homes are created equal.

In today's market sellers and agents need to be ahead of the curve.  They need to be innovative and have progressive ideas that will get properties sold.   Not every property can be sold in the same manner and not every marketing method has only one application.  This is especially true as the price of the home starts to near or exceed $1,000,000.

Auctions are a great example of the above.  Whenever anybody thinks of a property being sold at auction they automatically think of a bank or distressed sale.  Well I have news for you....that...

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