by Roberta Murphy I’m embarrassed to admit that like most in San Diego, I hop into the car to shop for groceries, pick up dry cleaning, take the dog for grooming–and of course, to buy more gas. Many more miles are driven previewing homes for sale, showing homes, photographing homes and neighborhoods, and listing homes.
by Roberta Murphy With the arrival of spring, phones will soon start ringing from buyers in Scottsdale, Las Vegas, Palm Springs and other desert areas. Fearing and knowing the summer heat, they long for a coastal home in San Diego County. Typically, these desert buyers are seeking either a beach-close condo that offers ocean breezes
by Roberta Murphy Confusion in La Costa real estate? Ever since La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad decided to enter the hotel condo business–and call these units La Costa Resort Villas–there has been confusion about the differences between these newer units on the grounds of the La Costa Resort and Spa– and another
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.