2018 Real Estate Market Insights

What’s in Store for the Real Estate Market in 2018

What will the year hold for the housing market?

Will the market favor buyers or sellers?

Will home prices continue to rise?

While it’s impossible to predict the future, experts rely on current market trends to forecast what may happen this year, if present trends continue. This month’s information outlines several predictions experts have made about the national housing market in 2018, as well as a few predictions about mortgages. How do these trends stack up to trends we’ve seen in our local housing market? Give us a call and we’ll give you the scoop! The information also delves into three reasons why learning about the market is important, even if you don’t plan to buy or sell this coming year.

If you are thinking of buying or selling, or you just want to know more information about our local market, give us a call!

Please feel welcome to pass this information on to your family and friends and have them call me at 760-212-8225 so I can help them find out how this information applies to their specific situation.

 

For more information on selling your home in Carlsbad, Encinitas, Cardiff, Oceanside or anywhere in San Diego County, please call Dennis at 760-212-8225

To find out what your home is worth, anywhere in the US, go to this page.

Dennis Smith, ABR, CDPE, e-PRO, SRES, Realtor® CalBRE#00476662
Sunshine Smith, Realtor®, SFR CalBRE#01249837
RE/MAX By-The-Sea
Office     760-436-0087
Cell/Text  760-212-8225
http://SanDiegoHomes4u.com

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Activities & Events Calendar for January 2018 in San Diego County

San Diego Calendar of Activities & Events for January 2018.

 

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Hosting Holiday Guests – Create a Great Experience

Hosting Holiday Guests – Create a Great Experience for Everyone.

1 – Make your guests feel welcome

2 – Keep everyone entertained.

3 – Stock up on extras.

4 – Manage expectations.

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Roger Anderson Chorale 2018 Spring Performances

2018 Spring Performances by the Roger Anderson Chorale

Come and hear Sunshine Smith perform in United Voices of Earth and Cosmos at these times and places.

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Why Live in the North Coast San Diego Area?

Are you considering moving to a beach town?

Relocating to a home near the beach where you can enjoy its relaxing ambiance and the water sports you love anytime is a dream for many people. From young couples just starting out in their careers, seeking for an active lifestyle to mature individuals who have retired and are looking for a relaxed, peaceful community, we have all felt the pull of the water.

The beach and its waters possess a calming effect, and just being in its presence offers many benefits and advantages, so it isn’t surprising that many people look into moving in beach towns.

North Coastal San Diego Area

If you are looking for a beach home, you should consider homes for sale on the North Coast of San Diego County. This region features your ideal lifestyle – laid back, relaxed, and full of life. Each community prominently displays the San Diego attitude, adding its unique qualities and attractions.

Beach communities of San Diego North Coast

When you want a spacious, upscale home close to beautiful surfing beaches, you’ll find such homes in the affluent and elegant community of Del Mar. This city is well-known for its County Fair, Horse Race, upscale eateries, and shopping. It is an oceanfront city where many of the rich and famous own a home.

When you prefer a small city with less crowded beaches and amazing sunset views, you’ll find Solana Beach to your taste. It is a charming seaside community only a half-hour away from San Diego.

Do you love surfing? Encinitas is the oceanside community for you. National Geographic included it in its top 20 best surf towns. You’ll surely find an Encinitas home that fits your lifestyle in this city.

How about living in one of the nation’s top 20 wealthiest communities? When you want a home for relaxation and entertainment, there are plenty of homes for sale in Carlsbad which will surely fit your style. It is a bustling city which features many attractions including Legoland and its master-planned residential communities.

Perhaps you want to live close to but not in Camp Pendleton. Oceanside is the beach city you should look into. This community offers many wide beaches, a thousand boat slip harbor, and sports fishing. It is also the northernmost point in the county.

San Diego is proud to be the home of Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base. This training facility hosts more than 38,000 military family members and 70,000 military and civilian personnel.

There are many homes in San Diego’s North Coast which will fit both your budget and lifestyle.  Check out http://CarlsbadHomesForSaleNow.com/ for available homes.

Are you looking for a home in Carlsbad and Oceanside areas? Call me, Dennis Smith at 760-212-8225. With my experience and specialized program search, I can help you find the best home.

Welcome to San Diego’s North Coast and the communities of Del Mar, Solana Beach, Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Carlsbad, Oceanside, and Camp Pendleton.

Del Mar is the beach city located in the Pacific. A destination of choice for many, a movie star, as well as those with a taste for fast horses, beautiful beaches, and award-winning cuisine. Del Mar racetrack is the second largest horse racing venue in the Western United States.

Solana Beach is a charming seaside community just a half-hour drive from San Diego. Many come to view the amazing beachside sunsets at the award-winning Fletcher Cove Park.

The small beach community of Cardiff by the Sea is a desirable place to live, work, shop, and play along its 6 miles of Pacific Ocean coastline.

Encinitas with its moonlit beach and active downtown. It is listed among the 20 best surf towns in the world by National Geographic.

Carlsbad is an affluent, seaside resort city occupying a 7-mile stretch of Pacific Coastline. Often referred to as the Village by the Sea. It is among the nation’s top 20 wealthiest communities.

Oceanside is the northernmost beach city in San Diego County. Home to some of Southern California’s widest beaches with 3.5 miles of beach, a 1,000 boat slip harbor, and sports fishing. It is also home to the largest of California missions – mission San Luis Rey.

We are proud to be home to Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base. The corps is the west coast’s expeditionary training facility with more than 38,000 military family members and 70,000 military and civilian personnel on base daily. It is a major contributor to the local economy.

Learn about the culture of the area at some of our fine museums – California Surf Museum, San Dieguito Heritage Museum, and the Mingei International Museum to name but a few.

Enjoy local live entertainment in our many communities performing arts venues.

San Diego County has been ranked among the nation’s top excellent educational systems. The public, private, and parochial schools are well staffed and well equipped.

For higher education, National University, MiraCosta College, and a dozen other fine universities in nearby San Diego are all training the next generation of professionals.

Medical facilities in the area are exceptional. Scripps Coastal Medical Center, Rady Children’s Hospital, and Tri-City Medical Center to name a few of the excellent hospitals committed to providing the most technologically advanced equipment, programming services, and care resources available to our residents.

Homes ideal for retirement or raising a family and homes perfect for entertaining friends, neighbors, and family. There are beautiful new homes. Homes with striking architecture in mature neighborhoods. Condominiums, townhomes, villas, and 55 and up neighborhoods.

The San Diego North Coast communities offer a fabulous place to live. Great year-round climate. We think you’ll love it too.

 

In case you can not view this video here, please click the link below to view North Coastal San Diego Area on my YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMkYw4BgrJ8&feature=youtu.be

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Activities & Events Calendar for December 2017 in San Diego County

Activities & Events in San Diego County for December 2017

 

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FREE Electronics Recycling Event in Cardiff. Sat. 12-9-2017

FREE Electronics Recycling Event in Cardiff. Sat., 12/9/2017

1888 Montgomery Ave, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA 92007

Free Pickup is available for large quantities of items and for large items like big screen TV’s and commercial printers.

Paper Shredding – $5/ file box
• Shredding collected 9-3
• Docs are shred on-site beginning at 3:45
• 100% of all documents will be shred on site before the end of each event day.
This event benefits the Encinitas Lions Club and is used for Eyeglasses for needy local students, Guide Dog training and other sight-related programs. A  501c3 Charity
Recycling Event Flier - Encinitas LionsClub-12-09-2017
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Holiday Party Planning Checklist

Planning a Holiday Party? Use this Checklist.

What to do 3 weeks before,

2 weeks before,

1 week before,

A few days before,

The day before,

The day of the party.

Check out my previous Blog:
How do I throw a party without going Broke?
http://sandiegohomes4u.com/blog/throw-party-without-going-broke/

Holiday Party Planning Checklist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunshine and I Wish you and yours, a wonderful Holiday Season full of Love, Laughter and Great Parties.

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House Hunting Checklist

 Checklist for House Hunting

Two Primary considerations are the House and the Neighborhood.

The House: First Impression, Closets, Flooring, Kitchen, Bathrooms, Internet, Fire Place & Exterior.

The Neighborhood:  Is it well maintained, Traffic, Feeling of Safety, Area noise level, Street parking, Neighborhood amenities and HOA.

Last question: Is this a home you can see yourself living in?

House Hunting Checklist

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How to Throw a Party Without Going Broke

How do I Throw a Party Without Going Broke

1 – Set a Budget

2 – Create a Guest List

3 – Plan your Entertainment

4 – Plan your Menu

5 – Decorate

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