Encinitas, CA

Encinitas, CA

Many folks from out of the area who decide to settle in San Diego are searching for that quintessential California beach town. It can be a challenge, until they arrive in Encinitas. Here, they’re home. Then, comes another decision: Old Encinitas or New Encinitas? They...
Del Mar, CA

Del Mar, CA

Del Mar, California Del Mar is a city that describes itself as a “Coastal Beauty” with “European Charm,” and, we must admit, whomever came up with that slogan, nailed it. Located about 20 miles north of downtown San Diego, Del Mar is magical. Del Mar Amenities When...
Carmel Valley, CA

Carmel Valley, CA

Not your average community full of typical subdivisions, master-planned communities are popular for the amenities they offer. Typically, these include parks, perhaps a golf course, bike paths, trails and, often, a pond or lake. If you’re among fans of this type of...
Solana Beach, CA

Solana Beach, CA

Like many Southern California towns, Solana Beach has agriculture to thank for its birth. Today, a small but thriving seaside city sits on fertile farmland that once boasted fields of lima beans and groves of avocados. Although Coastal Living magazine dubbed Solana...
La Jolla, CA

La Jolla, CA

Seaside living doesn’t get any better than it is in La Jolla, San Diego’s “Jewel by the Sea.” If you plan on buying a home in La Jolla, you can choose to live atop a hill, with panoramic ocean views, in the “village,” where you can walk to your favorite shopping and...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Known as one of the “Most Expensive ZIP Codes in America,” at least according to Forbes, Rancho Santa Fe offers premium California real estate, excellent schools and some tasty eateries.Once home to notables such as Bing Crosby, Howard Hughes and Pete Rozelle, the...