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Buying and Selling in the Poway School District, in San Diego County If you're looking to buy a home in the Poway school district, you're in really good company! Regardless of whether you have kids that attend the schools, just being in the boundaries of an award-winning school district, makes pr...
When I was growing up, food seemed so much simpler; I guess because our environment was different. It seems nowadays when we order food in a restaurant, there are variations for everyone. Living gluten-free is not always easy, but some people have found that it is a healthier way to eat because t...
Here we are in April 2013, and all is better in the housing market than it was 7 years ago. It's alarming at what time does to a market, isn't it? Back in 2006, homeowners found themselves in a quandary of what to do, when their home values declined. Many went for short sales and some got foreclo...
Our dogs, they are our best friends, and we need to make time to spend with them. So, why not take them for a walk along a nearby trail or to a dog park or even down to dog beach? This is Missy, she was given to me years ago by a client and she's been the best dog I've ever had.   Grooming for ou...
  Last June, I wrote about how there are still retirement options for seniors that are interested in relocating to and within San Diego. We have homes for all budgets, and probably why people continue to migrate to or downsize in sunny San Diego every day. Here is the attached and detached invent...
Not far off the beaten path, you may find some crafty treasures if you want to take a short drive up the hill… it's a craft show this weekend! The big red barn is located just off Highland Valley Road, just off Pomerado Road. It’s only open seasonally and that’s what makes the shopping trip so sp...
Just like San Diego led the country’s declining market in 2006, we are leading the housing market back up in the latest uptrend of home sale prices. We’ve seen the dip and it’s safe to say we are recovering.  Remember when I wrote this a few years back, “Where would you like to buy or sell on the...
San Diego is the second largest city in California and in the next 10 years, according to Sperling’s, our economy expects a 34% increase for future job growth. After all, at last count in 2012, well over a million residents still live here and the numbers are still rising.  Most of us once here, ...
The HOA (homeowner’s association) term is used interchangeably with management many times, but most of the time they are two separate entities. The homeowner’s association is made up of residents of a neighborhood that make decisions for the community and the management company is who they hire t...

Lisa Hayashi

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