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Events to attend this weekend:  November 20 Encinitas Street Faire & Fall Festival400 unique booths featuring arts & crafts, antiques, clothing, items from around the world, and more.  The Fall Faire Festival also offers children’s rides, and two stages of live entertainment for everyone. Novemb...
There are currently 70 active listings in 4s Ranch, 7 of which are condominiums, 5 are townhomes and the rest are detached homes. On the bright side 26 properties are in contingent status, which means they have offers waiting for short sale approval. In pending status there are 11 properties, 10 ...
Earlier this year, in June, our company had the pleasure of attending our “Market Connect” seminar, which featured “Simon Sinek”. His approach to teaching us how to find purpose in our business was based on finding out “why” we do what we do and he explained that it’s the “why” in how we approach...
I was driving home yesterday, listening to the radio announcer talk about the weather and he reported we may be getting a few "Santa Ana" winds today. Flashback for me to the wildfires of 2007, sure we lost a fence and some plants, and our house was almost taken away from us, but we were fortuna...
Many "experts" write about "how much money" one needs to retire, but more importantlywhen we stop working, it seems more plausible that we will need an income from somewhere.I believe we can all agree that social security won't be enough or for many younger boomers, likemyself,it won't be good fo...
It's that time of the year again, go early, start Christmas shopping... The Bernardo Winery was founded in 1889; there's a lot of charm and history to soak in while you're there. A great restaurant, Cafe Merlot is bigger now and the food is exquisite. Hidden in the Oaks North residential area of...
It's that time again, last quarter of the year and homes are still moving, people are still buying and selling real estate. In this market report, we have 44 detached properties in contingent status in the 92127 area. In pending status, there are only 27 properties and the smallest is a 1528 squa...
Free museum admissions in San Diego make Tuesdays fun! If you work on weekends or happen to be taking a vacation to San Diego, California, you should know that there are free admissions to chosen museums each Tuesday in Balboa park. I believe some change their exhibits periodically, so even if yo...
Corey Liuget, #1 draft pick for the San Diego Chargers is coming to Rancho Bernardo to sign autographs... You can call the store for details, 619-324-7305, They have great collectible merchandise autographed by major atheletes. 16769 Bernardo Center Drive Go Chargers!!! 
It's just around the corner now, but at the end of this month mortgage (the amount one can borrow) limits will be set significantly lower, since the government is taking less responsibility in guaranteeing the secondary loan market. Who could blame them? Considering what raising those limits some...

Lisa Hayashi

Retired Realtor
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