“Fallen leaves lying on the grass in the November sun bring more happiness than the daffodils.” – Cyril Connolly
Read on for homeowner seasonal tips to consider and discover lifestyle tips curated just for you!
in the News
Why Is the U.S. Housing Market So Out of Whack? What Homebuyers Need To Know Right Now
here’s never been a housing market quite like this before.
Today’s real estate agents are pulling double duty as therapists, consoling heartbroken homebuyers who lost out on their fifth—or 15th—home. First-time homebuyers around the country are being outbid by investors—some of whom are willing to pay more than $100,000 over asking price. Wealthy buyers offering all cash for second homes are sending prices ever higher, pushing the dream of homeownership out of reach for many folks.
Meanwhile home sellers are enjoying the benefits of life in the fast lane: the ultimate seller’s market. Can all this last? Is this really going to become the new normal?
Come on downtown to the Broadway Pier and Port Pavilion to honor the men and women of our military and experience one of San Diego’s largest annual Military events! Featuring Military Displays, High Tech equipment in the Innovation Zone, Active Navy & Coast Guard Ship Tours, Live Music, Food, and Fun for the whole family! Details here.
Breeders’ Cup World Championships
November 5 – 6
This event is not to be missed! Hosted in Del Mar, one of the world’s most iconic racing venues – Where the Turf Meets the Surf! The 2021 Breeders’ Cup will combine the two greatest days of international horse racing with a fun-filled experience of spectacular beaches and world class entertainment and attractions. Purchase tickets here.
San Diego Beer Week
November 5 – 14
A 10-day celebration, promoting more than 150 independent craft breweries in San Diego County. SD Beer Week is brought to you by the San Diego Brewers Guild, with participation from the region’s local craft breweries, allied and affiliate members. Events are held throughout San Diego at participating breweries, bars, restaurants, and more! Click here for specific event times and details.
Carlsbad Fall Village Faire
The Village Faire features over 750 unique vendors with a little of everything: arts & crafts, antiques, unique clothing, items from around the world, and more. Children’s rides, an international food center, and an old-fashioned pancake breakfast guarantee that you’ll find fun for the whole family! Details found here.
Coronado Island Film Festival
November 10 – 14
The Coronado Island Film Festival is planning for a return to its traditional festival format with in person screenings, special engagements, panels, culinary cinema series, and of course red carpet moments! Additionally, the festival plans to curate a select number of films that will screen online as part of our virtual fest. Details found here.
San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival
Featuring dozens of events, hundreds of domestic and international wineries, the celebration of craft beer and spirits, local culinary legends and nationally recognized celebrities, and a Grand Tasting Finale!
Silver Strand Half Marathon, 10 Miler & Veterans Day 5K
Flat, Fast Run or Walk with the waves of the Pacific Ocean on your right and the San Diego Bay on your left and capping off your run with a California Beach Party! Finish line food, live band and Ballast Point Beer Garden.
The Mother Goose Parade is East County’s annual holiday kick-off celebration featuring whimsical floats, clowns, bands and equestrians.
The largest parade in San Diego County is also the largest of its type west of the Mississippi. Each year, the Mother Goose Parade attracts thousands of spectators to the streets of El Cajon. Details found here.
Lifestyle Tips & Tricks
Prospective Buyers Should Enter the Fray This Fall in These Hot U.S. Markets
The fall months typically mean a cooldown in real estate transactions, but this year, with inventory low and demand high, prospective buyers are wondering whether they should wait to buy. The Covid-19 pandemic is continuing to influence buyers’ decisions, particularly for those who are now working remotely and, as a result, are seeking out homes with more space in smaller, less crowded cities.
Thanksgiving decorations are all about showing off your style, but that shouldn’t equate to stress or going way over your budget. Regardless of your aesthetic, there are a slew of inexpensive DIY decorations you can try to make your Thanksgiving celebration more inviting for family and guests!
14 Ways to Get Instant Curb Appeal for Less Than $100
There are dozens of small, inexpensive home improvements that can boost your home’s curb appeal. Adding a few upgrades to your house not only makes it easier to sell, but it also gives your house that nice, finished look that you can take pride in. Here are a few ideas to get you started.
The Best Thanksgiving Drink Recipes Loaded with Fall Vibes
Step aside, wine and beer. We’re thinking cocktail hour is in order this Thanksgiving! Whether you pair these Thanksgiving drink recipes with your menu or enjoy them before or after the big meal, these Thanksgiving cocktails are sure to get the party started.
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