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Mon Mar 11, 2013
Jerry Heard answered:
La Mesa is great, Eastlake in Chula Vista, Poway may be pushing the driving time but great area. You could also use this site to help you or this one ... more
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Fri Feb 15, 2013
Michael Cheng answered:
I was thinking of describing San Diego's development in a song or video, but now you've got me thinking.

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Fri May 24, 2013
Cindy Davis answered:
Hi Kevine,

Both neighborhoods are extremely popular. I tend to think of East Village as a place for young folks who want to be near the ballpark. clubs, etc

Little Italy is perhaps more mixed in age of its residence. I think it offers a more sophisticated environment.

Bear in mind that East Village is a bit more affordable than Little Italy so your finances may play into this. I work both neighborhoods extensively...and would love to help you with your home search. Please give me a call!

Take care,
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Mon Feb 4, 2013
Daniel Di Matteo answered:
Downtown San Diego would likely be your best fit. There are several neighborhoods downtown which offer high rise lofts and lots of restaurants/bars to walk to.
Feel free to contact me for additional help in locating the right property.
Daniel Di Matteo
Century 21 Award
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Mon Nov 5, 2012
Cindy Davis answered:
hmmm...I live close by to that complex...but am not sure I can give you a patent answer. Refridgerators are the individual property of every condo owner - so each unit is likely to have a different fridge.

If you have a specific unit in mind...I can try to help find that out for you. My number is (619) 379-8616.
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Sun Jan 13, 2013
John Arendsen answered:
Hi Gentlemen, personally I think you are a little too young and single for La Jolla. Plus it's pretty pricey. Downdown can be noisy albeit I love the Gaslamp and Little Italy and the Petco Park areas. If you like the beach lifestyle without all the wild college parties you may want to consider the North County Coastal area.

Del Mar, Solona Beach, Cardiff, Encinitas, Leucadia, Carlsbad and some great places in Oceanside may really hit your hot button. Please feel free to give me a call at 760 815-6977 or email me at if you're interested in venturing that far Northward.
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Sun Mar 16, 2014
Sinead McAllister answered:
Hi Florentinelady,
Bay Park has a nice mix of all ages. There are lots of coastal communities that you might like. Feel free to contact me directly to assist you. Bay Park is nice, but maybe not as "walkable" as other areas.

Sinead McAllister
McAllister Homes Real Estate
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Mon Apr 30, 2012
Hector Gastelum answered:
Hi Blizz,

I would like to represent you, you can lookup statistics here

Hector R. Gastelum
Realty Executives Dillon
REALTOR #01382940
2240 Otay Lakes Rd. #306
Chula Vista, Ca 91913
efax 619-270-2516
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Sat Apr 7, 2012
David Indermill answered:
HI James,

First off thank you for appreciating the agents as a whole.

To answer your question, the way that I could help you with your photo issue
is if you email me the address or MLS #, I can cross reference that property
with past sales, expired or withdrawn listings. Sometimes the info is available.
I hope that helps you James. Let me know if you have any other questions.

Thank You,

David R. Indermill
Certified Distressed Property Expert
Luxury Real Estate Advisor
The Sterling Company

Search Homes on my site http://www.SanDiegoHomeStore.Com
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Sat Mar 9, 2013
Maureen Byers answered:
Hi There:) There are several!! Call or email or 760 622 6855 for more info. We know San Diego, North County and SW Riverside Counties!! WE CAN ASSIST U!!
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Wed Mar 14, 2012
Rod Sandy answered:
I don't believe the lender will do a refi while the house is listed ... you'll have to withdraw the listing, then after the refi is complete you can put it back on the market.

But I have a question for you ... why are you refinancing the property if you are selling it? This confuses me ... won't you be pulling equity from the property once it is sold? If you can add a little more insight to your question, perhaps we can give you a more detailed answer ....

-- Rod --

The Powers HomeSelling Team
Serving San Diego Families for 30 Years!

PS: If you send us your contact info ( I have a handout to send you: How to Finance a Home in Today's Market. It's here for the asking - No cost or obligation of course ....
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Fri Apr 6, 2012
Sinead McAllister answered:
Hi SD New Casa Buyer,
How exciting! As the mother of three girls under 8, I can empathize. Realtors have to be very careful about steering.... pushing buyers into certain neighborhoods based on demographics, but here are some neighborhoods I really like: Scripps Ranch, Carmel Valley, North Park, Tierrasanta, 4S Ranch, UTC area and Rancho Penasquitos. Feel free to contact me directly if you need any assistance in finding the perfect home.

Sinead McAllister
McAllister Homes Real Estate
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Thu Jan 17, 2013
Robert Chomentowski answered:
You ask a very good question. The areas of San Diego that have good school districts are generally very suburban and cookie cutter with lot's of chain stores, chain restaurants and strip center shoppin. The few areas of San Diego with a lot of character & walkability (Hillcrest, Mission Hills, Kensington, North Park, South Park, University Heights, Ocean Beach), probably don't have great public schools. In North County the few walkable areas would be west of 5 Cardiff, Encinitas and Leucadia...but they aren't in your price range.

Unfortunately the areas that would work well for good schools and houses <$500k are very suburban in look & feel...Rancho Penasquitos, Poway area.

Your question is one of the challenges in all of Southern Cal....finding an area that is safe and has good schools, BUT it ALSO walkable, cool, with character and doesn't have that sterile suburbia chain store car culture feel. The East Coast and Pacific NW of the U.S. have more neighborhoods that have character AND good schools.
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Thu May 24, 2012
Khrystyna Chorna answered:
Hi, Matt,

Thanks for asking your question.
La Jolla, Poway and Rancho Bernardo all have great school districts, one of the best in San Diego County actually.
La Jolla, being a very well off neighborhood, is super nice, with lots of restaurants and things to do, as well as parks, recreation areas, beaches, etc. But you are correct, the prices there are pretty steep. Depending on what you want a house or a condo, for a single detached home you'll end up paying a million and up.
You can definitely get the same kind of home in Scripps Ranch for much less, so I recommend you exploring both areas.
It would be a great step to drive through both neighborhoods and start looking at some sites online for property prices, etc.
Find a realtor you are comfortable working with and that is knowledgeable about those areas and start the process with him/her.

Let me know if I can help you in any other way,
Sincerely,Real Estate Supergirl
Khrystyna Chorna
Allison James Estates and Homes
7 Horton Plaza,
San Diego, CA, 92101
tel: 619-808-7064
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Wed Jul 27, 2011
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Wed Jun 22, 2011
Jason Richards answered:
I may be interested depending on what you are proposing. Feel free to contact me at your convienence.

Thanks, Jason
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Sat Feb 12, 2011
Laura Feghali answered:
Hello Darin,
Yes, social media marketing is part of my marketing plan for 2011 and beyond. My company has been encouraging real estate agents to get more exposure on the internet as most potential home buyers (90%) begin their search on the internet.
There are many questions from consumers on the Trulia site that post questions specific to home inspections and I'm sure that they would find your advice valuable which might turn into some leads for you.
Good luck!

Laura Feghali
Prudential Connecticut Realty
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Thu Dec 8, 2016
James Hall answered:
In the Immediate future, I would say Golden Hill is not the safest. but you are right over the next 10 Golden Hill will look quite different. If I was looking to be close to downtown San Diego, I would look in South Park, & Mission Hills. ... more
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Sun Dec 26, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
Consider contacting the school directly for all information needed--see link...
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Wed Nov 24, 2010
Constantine K. answered:
Serra mesa usually has some inexpensive options and then there's Linda Vista as well. I used to go to Mesa eons ago. I miss it dearly! Good luck Jools!
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