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Dear Client: What Do You Want?

Dear Real Estate Client: What do you want? That is the simple question we ask each San Diego and Carlsbad real estate client. The answers are frequently complex–and are rarely repeated. Each home, each buyer, each seller, and each circumstance is different. Much like snowflakes, we’ve never encountered duplicate clients or transactions. Several years ago,
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Beware Aluminum Foil in Your Oven

I grew up lining oven floors with aluminum foil to catch the nasty spills from casseroles and sweet potatoes. My mother did it and so did I. Not anymore. Our built-in Thermador double oven that graced out La Costa home for years gave out recently–or at least the top oven did. The problem became finding an
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Bathroom Chandelier?

Are you itching to update your Carlsbad home? Consider adding a chandelier to your bathroom. Of course, a free-standing tub, framed mirrors, frameless shower doors, full-body spray systems. heated towel bars and other touches are nice, but adding a well-placed and well-chosen chandelier can add immediate eye appeal to an otherwise blah bathroom. We have a pretty
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Carlsbad Homes: Arroyo Vista

by Roberta Murphy Carlsbad real estate covers a lot of territory–with a number of distinct neighborhoods. Our current highlight in Carlsbad homes is Arroyo Vista, a charming and newer Carlsbad subdivision that borders Olivenhain to the east and Rancho Santa Fe Road and La Costa Valley to the west. Arroyo Vista is a relatively smaller
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Stop Coyote Attacks

I feel for our native coyote and their desperate search for food in San Diego. But coyote attacks have become a serious problem. But my heart also breaks when friends and family members lose their beloved dogs and cats to coyote attacks. Eve and Greg Sieminski with Iron Fist Brewing recently lost their beloved Lily, a sweet little dog

Multiple Offers on Your Home?

Oh–what to do when you as a seller of your San Diego, Encinitas or Carlsbad home are encountered with multiple on your home? We are seeing this often with our listings in La Costa, Carlsbad, Encinitas and other coastal areas–and fully understand our clients’ confusions when confronted with multiple offers. Greedy for our sellers (and