As 2022 comes to a close, it’s time to indulge in the festive spirit. Whether you’re spending time with friends and family, strolling snow-covered streets, or popping sparklers, we hope you have a great December!
Read on for seasonal tips and discover lifestyle trends to enjoy through the rest of the year.
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Global Trends Impacting Real Estate in 2023
Looking ahead to the new year, the annual report from PwC highlights the top factors that will drive changes to real estate. Macro forces of today will result in changes for real estate in 2023—from the sales pace and buyer preferences to city infrastructure and investor demand. Check out the article to read about it all, and get an inside peek at the top markets to watch.
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108 University Avenue
December 11 & 18, 5:30pm
San Diego Bay
Parade of Lights
Continuing its long-standing San Diego tradition, the 52nd annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights promises to dazzle and entertain bayfront crowds. Participants in this year’s highly anticipated holiday boat parade will decorate their boats to fit this year’s theme.
Get those ears perked and those tails wagging and prepare to unleash the holiday cheer in Gaslamp Quarter with your furry friends! The Gaslamp Pet Parade & Pups in the Pub Party returns to the streets of the Gaslamp Quarter on Saturday, December 17, 2022 from 1:00PM – 5:00PM! Register your pets in advance at The Gaslamp Pet Parade for $25.
15 Dazzling Winter Door Decorations to Welcome the Season
Bring winter to your doorstep with festive and fun decorations. Create a coastal scene, opt for a winter village look, or adorn a simple farmhouse DIY wreath. Whatever your style there’s a way to add color, texture, and foliage that fits your home’s seasonal vibe.
Do you ever feel like you spend more time cleaning up after a holiday meal than you do enjoying it? You’re not alone. Set yourself up for an efficient clean up and spend more time with friends and family. Try out these tips during the holiday season, and even use them for parties all year long.
It’s time to winterize your home to keep it safe. Follow my top tips in the accompanying video to stay cozy in your home all season.
4222 Graydon Road
4 BD 3 BA 2259 SF $1,650,000
Located in the highly desirable neighborhood of San Remo in the heart of Carmel Valley, this home is located very close to all that we love about the Del Mar Highlands area—award winning schools, first-class shopping, excellent restaurants, cafes, and entertainment. Owners have expanded the family room to a more spacious footprint and added two decks upstairs—one facing south over the greenbelt and another off the primary bedroom, facing north. There are two fireplaces and 1 bedroom/bath downstairs, a low water/maintenance back yard, vaulted ceilings, a walk-in pantry, no Mello Roos, and very low HOA dues. Don’t miss this great opportunity!
4834 Canterbury Drive
3 BD 2 BA 1647 SF $1,599,000
Classic Spanish Revival architecture plus modern features and meticulously preserved vintage detail on one of Kensington’s most lovely and desirable streets. 6-burner Gourmet Wolf range, Bosch dishwasher, slab granite counters, a farmhouse sink, and a custom tile backsplash. The primary bedroom w/ designer bath are quietly set at the back of the house. French doors lead to your very private backyard oasis with semi-covered deck made from Mangaris Asian hard wood, a fully equipped outdoor kitchen, hard-lined gas fire pit, large spa, elegant fountain, lush landscaping, and a 4-speaker Bose sound system with amplifier. Don’t miss the opportunity to own this rare gem just a short stroll from the Village of Kensington!
2255 Pine Street
3 BD 3 BA 2372 SF $2,257,000
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