by Roberta Murphy My first job is that of real estate broker in Carlsbad, but a little civil unrest has been brewing lately–with a petition that went out to the Carlsbad City Council this morning. Signatures are still being gathered in a petition to protect property rights for vacation rental owners at the La Costa Chateaus.
Vacation rentals have become a hot topic in Carlsbad real estate circles. In a surprise move, the Carlsbad City Council recently banned them–at least for all properties east of El Camino Real as well as certain areas in the Village and around the lagoon. Little regard was given by City Council to existing rental contracts, airline
by Roberta Murphy Property values in Del Mar just may take a jump with the closing of Hollywood Park at the end of 2013–and result in schedules for Del Mar Races to expand. The California Horse Racing Board has approved additional Del Mar fall racing dates of November 5 through December 5 in 2014, and
by Roberta Murphy— Winter in San Diego is in full force, and so many who are relocating to or vacationing in San Diego ask about this season. I can only refer to winter as our “cooler” season, where an occasional dusting of frost might occur in eastern portions of the county. The coastal band of
San Diego is a vacation destination for many people around the world. They come here seeking our beautiful beaches, balmy weather, scenic hillsides and close proximity to mountains, deserts and a host of things to do. But what do residents of San Diego do to escape this paradise? Where do they vacation? In this economy,
Sunset in San Diego Carlsbad, CA–There are several segments of the San Diego real estate market that are rocking–and one of the seems to be San Diego’s coastal vacation rental market. We manage several San Diego vacation rentals, including a couple in La Costa, the Del Mar Beach Club and one Del Mar Beach condo.
Carlsbad, CA–With the sour economy and drug-inspired violence and kidnappings in Mexico, more and more Americans are opting for vacations on home soil. They like the clean beaches of Del Mar, La Jolla, Encinitas, Carlsbad and Oceanside. They love the lush golf courses at Torrey Pines, La Costa and Aviara. Then there’s the San Diego
by Roberta Murphy San Diego Real Estate Carlsbad, CA—We may be hearing a collective sigh of relief from some San Diego real estate investors when they discover that that owners of second homes and other real estate investments may now be able to refinance their mortgage loans if they are guaranteed or held by either FannieMae
by Roberta Murphy La Costa Chateaus: It was a developers uh-oh that should have never happened. Sometime around 1970, the developers of the original La Costa Resort and Spa allowed for the construction and sale of two 48 unit condominium buildings inside what would eventually come to be known as the gates of La Costa.