North County San Diego Summer Events

San Diego’s North County attracts thousands of visitors year round, especially during the busy summer season. Summer in North County San Diego is characterized by beautiful Southern California weather, sandy shores, stunning beaches, beautiful landscaping and a wide range of fun and festive summer events to keep residents and visitors entertained. From world-class horse racing […]

Top Carlsbad Master Planned Communities

Carlsbad is a beautiful coastal resort city that runs seven miles along the Pacific Coast between Oceanside and Encinitas. The friendly community has much to offer to its residents and visitors alike and has repeatedly been named as a top destination for real estate. Carlsbad boasts an outstanding climate, low crime rates, a thriving economy […]

Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty Releases Luxury Lifestyle Report ( Real Estate CONFIDENCE INCREASING…)

 Sotheby’s International Realty® Overview Real Estate CONFIDENCE INCREASING… :   The Sotheby’s International Realty® Luxury Lifestyle Report surveyed affluent consumers in the United States, United Kingdom, Brazil and China, and found that the majority in all 4 countries are more likely to purchase a LIFESTYLE property now than they were 5 years ago, and to […]

Where to Look for Summer Homes in San Diego

San Diego is the eighth largest city in the country and is often referred to as “America’s Finest City.” This wonderful city is known for its beautiful beaches, outstanding accommodations, gorgeous weather, friendly people and for the various attractions and events to keep visitors and residents entertained year after year. San Diego is a very […]

Carlsbad History Tour

Carlsbad is one of the finest neighborhoods and best beach towns for families and individuals looking to enjoy gorgeous weather year round, outstanding recreation and entertainment as well as a thriving economy. Located right on the stunning Pacific Coast in North San Diego County between Los Angeles and San Diego, Carlsbad is home to beautiful […]

Encinitas Historic Homes, Buildings & Landmarks

Encinitas is a beautiful coastal beach town in North County San Diego that is rich in history, beautiful scenery, unique amenities and thriving businesses. It is known as the Flower Capital of the World because many of the local businesses are based on flowers, fruits or vegetables. Visitors and residents can indulge in colorful arrangements, […]

Home Prices in 20 U.S. Cities Rose 13.2% in Year to January (From Bloomberg)

By Victoria Stilwell March 25 (Bloomberg) — Residential real-estate prices climbed at a slower pace in the year through January than a month earlier, indicating momentum in the housing market may be cooling. The S&P/Case-Shiller index of property values in 20 cities increased 13.2 percent from January 2013 after rising 13.4 percent in the 12 […]

San Diego Real Estate Market Update – March 2014

San Diego Real Estate Market Cycles Last month, one of the reasons we gave for low inventory was price gains were increasing home owners’ equity. This month we’re going to talk about when that ends. Real estate is cyclical. The stages are:  Peak Correction Stabilization Recovery The cycles can run from 7 to 12 years. […]

Cost of Living in North County San Diego

San Diego’s North County is a vast region in the northern area of San Diego County known for its pristine beaches, picturesque communities, affluent neighborhoods, natural preserves and outstanding real estate options. Residents enjoy a charming small town feel without sacrificing the comforts and luxuries of city living or the numerous entertainment, recreation, dining and […]

2013 San Diego County Real Estate Sales

Understanding the 2013 San Diego County real estate sales statistics is one of the key elements to buying and selling real estate successfully. Not only do trends help you anticipate how the market will react in the coming year, it is a good gauge as to here to price your property should you choose to […]

Sue De Legge’s Sold Listings

There are numerous factors that go into the successful sale of real estate. From your Realtor’s marketing strategies to their resources and connections within the industry, the current market trends in your neighborhood and the asking price that you decide on, it takes a wealth of factors coming together to market and sell your home. […]

Another Year of Supporting the Fresh Start Charity – Making Disadvantaged Children’s Dreams Come True!

We want to thank you for your business and referrals throughout the year. We appreciate having you as clients; and because of you, we are able to help children like Lilliana. Our goal in 2014 is to help 35 families either sell their current home or purchase their dream home and continue to help disadvantaged […]

Local Schools in San Diego County

For many, finding a home within a desired school district is one of the main factors in purchasing real estate. Whether you’re looking for Carlsbad CA communities that fall under the Carlsbad Union School District or a home in Cardiff by the Sea that will allow your youngsters to attend Cardiff Schools, families often place […]

Sue De Legge’s Testimonials

The selection of a Realtor is perhaps the most important step in making sure your real estate transaction – whether buying or selling – is as smooth and successful as possible. Sadly, many of today’s homeowners and homebuyers overlook this step by simply hiring their brother’s roommate from college or the woman they see on […]

November Real Estate Market Trends North County Coastal San Diego

Obtaining a Mortgage to Get More Difficult New mortgage rules are going into effect Jan. 10. The new rules were written by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to protect homebuyers from risky mortgages like the ones that led so many homeowners into… Read More Mortgage Rate Outlook Nov 8, 2013 — According to the freshest […]