San Diego Real Estate Blog

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Scripps Ranch, CA

Scripps Ranch, CA

While he considered San Diego a "busted, broken-down boom town," what he found 16 miles north made E.W. Scripps fall in love. In fact, E.W. built a home here, which he dubbed “Miramar.” Unlike today’s Scripps Ranch homeowners, however, the newspaperman and his...

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Del Cerro, CA

Del Cerro, CA

Translated literally from its Spanish roots, Del Cerro—meaning “of the Hill” — is an upscale San Diego community boasting breath-taking views— from the Southerly Coronado Islands of Mexico, North to San Clemente Island over 50 miles away, and everything in between. If...

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How Much the Average VA Loan Actually Costs

How Much the Average VA Loan Actually Costs

You hear it all the time. “0% down!”  “100% Financing!” But there’s something you’re missing. “There’s no way I can go from paying $2,500 a month in rent to owning my own home with the same amount of money in my bank account, is there?” It can’t be that simple can it?...

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23 San Diego Museums to Check Out

23 San Diego Museums to Check Out

1. Centro Cultural de la Raza 2004 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA, 92101 Phone: 619.235.6135 Web: centroculturaldelaraza.com   2. Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum 4203 Anderson Ave., San Diego, CA 92145 Phone: 858.693.1723 Web: www.flyingleathernecks.org [gallery...

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