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    Tiger!Tiger!…I love this tavern in North Park, San Diego

    By Arlis Travis | April 6, 2019

    Perhaps I was late to the party, as evidenced by the friendly crowd (and I do mean crowd) at Tiger! Tiger! a super cool hangout in one of San Diego’s most popular communities – North Park.  As I entered last night, the first thing I noticed was the atmosphere.  Not stuffy or pretentious, the place was... Read More

    Sold! The Highest Priced Homes in San Diego County

    By Arlis Travis | April 4, 2019

    Are you curious where the most expensive homes are that have sold recently in San Diego?  As a real estate professional the most frequent question I am asked is, “What’s happening in the high-end market?  Is anything moving?”  I’m happy to report that yes, multi-million dollar properties are selling and I’m also happy to report... Read More

    Owning a Motorcycle and Living in Downtown San Diego

    By Arlis Travis | December 18, 2018

    As an avid biker of the motorized type (Harley Davidson) and one who sells real estate, primarily in downtown San Diego, I was curious about which condo buildings have designated motorcycle parking for their residents. I must say … I was surprised. The vast majority of condo buildings do not have designated parking for their... Read More

    Absorption Rates – What Are They and Why Should You Care?

    By Arlis Travis | October 16, 2018

    Let’s start with the definition of absorption rate: The absorption rate is the number of months it would take to sell the homes currently listed for sale in a specific area. While the calculation is actually quite simple, the meaning to you as a consumer is important.   Let’s take a look at the numbers: San... Read More

    Big Updates on Savina by Bosa

    By Chad Dannecker | December 9, 2017

    There are ten contracts out this week alone at Savina. The window of opportunity is closing fast! There are only 35 homes left at under one million. With over 100 units already sold, the building will be completed by October 2018 with its Certificate of Occupation set to by March 2019. Only 35 homes left at under one million. Top 5... Read More

    Which down payment strategy is right for you?

    By Robert Gmur | November 8, 2017

      You’ve most likely heard the rule: Save for a 20-percent down payment before you buy a home. The logic behind saving 20 percent is solid, as it shows that you have the financial discipline and stability to save for a long-term goal. It also helps you get favorable rates from lenders. But there can... Read More

    Smarter San Diego TV | How To Sell & Buy at the Same Time

    By Nicole Hazelton | March 2, 2017

    Whether you are downsizing, moving up, or just looking for a change of scenery, Nicole can help you navigate the process of selling and buying in the same market. It’s called a contingent sale. When you list your existing property and locate a replacement one, then go through the escrow processes at the same time.... Read More

    New Development | Hangar 5 San Diego | Contemporary Condos

    By Nicole Hazelton | March 2, 2017

    Hangar 5 | 2363 Front Street Located in the historic Banker’s Hill neighborhood, the Hangar 5 condo building was built in 2017 by Pujji Development. The Hangar 5 project is an ultra modern and sleekly designed building that sits at Front Street with predominantly west and south facing views. The location is unsurpassed in the... Read More

    Savina | New Condo Development by Bosa | Downtown San Diego

    By Nicole Hazelton | March 2, 2017

      Savina San Diego is Bosa Developments newest high-rise tower.  Until now this project has simply been known as Kettner & Ash as the building name wasn’t released until January 19th.  The 36 story tower (415 feet tall) is ideally located on the North Western Edge of the Columbia District just to the South of... Read More

    Three reasons why litigation shouldn’t be a deal breaker when buying a condo downtown!

    By Nicole Justice | February 28, 2017

    Consider this: If you had interest in buying a used car and that car had a recall on a specific part. It would be a really good thing that the recall is now requiring the car to be inspected more thoroughly by a third party, with the intention of finding all possible issues and come... Read More