San Diego Real Estate Blog

Tips for Improving Your San Diego Home

If you’re renovating your home, there are certain areas that will earn a better return on investment compared to others. Whether you’re selling this year or not, here are some critical home improvement tips.

If you’re painting your home, go with a soft gray that has a hint of beige. Balboa Mist by Benjamin Moore is the kind of color buyers are looking for. Benjamin Moore is a more expensive paint, but you can definitely find a similar color in a lower price point. Balboa Mist is extremely popular among the big builders in town, which means it’s also popular with buyers.


How a Trip to San Diego Helped Me Get Back on My Feet

Story written by: Jennifer Scott

Recently, I was having a tough time bouncing back. The obstacles in my life had beaten me down, and it was difficult to find the motivation to get back on track. My good friend invited me to stay with her in San Diego to get some perspective, and since I’d never been to the west coast I excitedly accepted. Little did I know that the city would heal me in ways I couldn’t imagine!

My introduction to the city started in the Gaslamp Quarter. This beautiful area was an ideal place to start my trip because it’s easily explored on foot. I quickly became acquainted with the countless shops and cafés in the neighborhood, and couldn’t believe what a friendly atmosphere it was. I’m normally somewhat reserved in unfamiliar places, but somehow I easily adapted. It was easy to break out of my shell in such an easygoing environment, and I met all kinds of interesting people.

After I’d had some time to adjust to my new surroundings, we took a trip to Balboa Park. My friend had instructed me to wear socks and sneakers, but when I asked why all she would say was that she was going to reintroduce me to my inner child. When we arrived, we went to a unique and amazing...

BRAND NEW LISTING! Remodeled Rancho Penasquitos Home with Views!

GRAND OPENING this SATURDAY 5/7 from 1-4PM! 

13693 Freeport Road, San Diego, CA 92129

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Located in the gorgeous neighborhood of Kentfield Estates in Rancho Penasquitos, this SINGLE LEVEL home at the foot of Black Mountain offers a spacious and bright atmosphere with scenic views from every window. Key interior features include high quality hardwood floors in the dining, family and living rooms, kitchen, hallways and Master bedroom, vaulted ceilings and three stunning sets of French Doors. The remodeled kitchen boasts granite counter tops, a large pantry, Stainless Steel appliances and opens up to a spacious family room with a cozy fireplace. The Master bedroom with a recently renovated Master bath provides glass double doors leading directly out to the backyard where you will find a resurfaced...

BRAND NEW LISTING! Completely Remodeled Pacific Beach Condo with Private Balcony!

GRAND OPENING this SATURDAY 5/7 from 1-4PM! 

1645 Emerald Street, Unit 1S, San Diego, CA 92109

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This one level, completely remodeled end unit condo located on a quiet street in Pacific Plaza Terrace is essentially brand new and boasts high end finishes and details throughout. The light and bright living area features all new modern wood flooring, fresh paint and lighting, plus provides direct access to the huge, private balcony. Enjoy the upgraded kitchen with its quartz counters, new cabinets, huge breakfast bar, and updated Stainless Steel appliances. Bonus features of this home include upgraded plumbing and electrical throughout, all new laundry hookups, a covered parking space, and an amazing location right below Trader Joe's, close by all the most popular shops and restaurants, plus walking distance to the beach.