Read on for everything you could do this month and discover lifestyle tips curated just for you!
Why You Need To Know About ‘Pocket Listings’ in an Increasingly Competitive Real Estate Market
Some of the most exclusive real estate properties never hit the open market. Instead, sellers will only solicit offers from a select group of buyers through what’s known as a “pocket listing.” This practice is nothing new. But in a super-competitive real estate market, it’s not just luxury homes that are being sold this way. Here’s what you need to know about pocket listings — and how you can find out about them if you’re in the market for a new home.
This free event features numerous dog-related vendors, rescue groups,
pet adoption agencies, and an agility course by Kamp Kanine. Activities
include dog contests, live music, libation lounge hosted by The Lost Abbey,
food trucks, and more! The City of Encinitas “Pet Health Expo” will be onsite providing pet micro-chipping thanks to San Diego Humane Society.
10am-5pm / Encinitas Community Park
760-436-0431 / www.cardiff101.com
ArtWalk at Liberty Station
August 7th – 8th
This year marks 16 years of the fine arts show which brings visual arts to the historic San Diego community. With many art shows and in-person events being cancelled for most of 2020, ArtWalk celebrates the return of in-person art events and continues to serve as a symbol of hope for the art community.
Bike the Bay – August 23rd
Experience Bike the Bay, a scenic bayside ride, and also enjoy a rare opportunity to ride over the San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge.
Enjoy your only opportunity to ride across the San Diego Coronado Bay Bridge. Fun for the whole family! All riders will return to San Diego for a post-ride festival with food, beverage, beer garden and entertainment. See details here.
Carlsbad Music Festival
August 27th – 29th
Head up to north county and spend your day listening to music, eating and drinking your way through the village of Carlsbad!
Carlsbad Music Festival aims to engage and inspire local, national, and international communities of composers, performers, creators, and concert-goers through world-class performances of adventurous music. Purchase tickets here.
Lifestyle Tips & Tricks
Don’t Overlook These Hidden Costs When Rushing to Buy a Home in a Hot Market
In a housing market where almost half of U.S. homes sell within a week and prices are climbing at a rapid clip, it’s easy for a buyer to overlook hidden costs in the quest to land a new home.
That’s all the more reason buyers – especially first-time buyers – should step back, breathe and consider all the costs involved.
The Best Vegetables and Flowers to Plant in August
If the idea of gardening in the summer isn’t sitting well with you this year, or if you’ve just been too busy to actually start your garden, don’t worry. The crisp fall season is a great time to grow a slew of vegetables and flowers!
Despite what you might think, improving a home’s curb appeal doesn’t have to cost a fortune. There are many tricks that real estate agents use to make their listings look great and sell faster on a budget. No matter what your budget is, there are ways to make your listing shine.
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