Posts Tagged ‘heart of san diego’

  • Spanish Revival For Sale in Golden Hill

    A beautiful Spanish home built in the 1920’s is currently for sale in the Golden Hill neighborhood, just east of Downtown San Diego. This featured home has 3 bedrooms (plus an optional detached bedroom,) 2 bathrooms; a formal dining room, laundry room and plenty of outdoor space in the back for entertaining. The historical charm of the home is apparent throughout and when you step out your front door the options are endless. Turn right for a quick trip to Starbucks, or the Saturday Golden Hill Farmer’s Market. Turn left, and hit the Golden Hill Park, local coffee shop Krakatoa, San Diego relic, Turf Club, or hip cocktail spot, Counterpoint. And if getting into the fun of the Gaslamp District, your an Uber ride away that will only cost you a couple of dollars. To find out more on this charming home for sale, or to learn more about the sought after neighborhood of Golden Hill, contact me at: Carmen@GreenMeansGrow.com. –Carmen Harris, Real Estate Consultant

  • Logan Heights

    May 16, 16 • CarMama • Home BuyersNo CommentsRead More »

    I want to let you in on a little secret….one of the oldest areas in San Diego with one of the best locations is about to get the credit it deserves…. ! For years now, people have either not heard of Logan Heights or found it less than desirable in terms of real estate. And in my opinion, all of that is about to change. Situated in a prime location near downtown and close to the Coronado Bridge, the area of Logan Heights and Barrio Logan is finding itself morphing into the cool, underground area to grab a bite to eat and experience some of San Diego’s most vibrant culture. With places like Border X Brewing and Salud to grab local craft beer and some of the best tacos in town, this is definitely an area you should check out. And while home prices are steadily on the uptick, it’s still one of the more affordable areas, although it’s my bet, it won’t last long. There are a few homes currently for sale in the hopper, and if you are curious to know more about them, email me at: Carmen@GreenMeansGrow.com. Enjoy the area while it’s still relatively unknown! -Carmen Harris, Real Estate Consultant

  • I’m A Home Buyer…Where Are All The Homes?

    If you’ve been even curious about buying a home, you may have notice there has not been much inventory in San Diego the last few months. This is typically for the winter season, as the holidays and New Years tend to cause a slow down in the market. However, things are creeping up now that we are heading into Spring. The good news is inventory is up, the bad news is that more buyer’s will be flooding the market as well. And the more buyer’s out there, the more competition which can drive home prices up. As the trend tends to go, once we hit summer, it’s a frenzy for the available homes out there. So what does that mean for you today? Now is the time to buy! If you can get yourself into a home before summer, you’ll be in a great position to find the right home for the right price. Need help? Contact me at: Carmen@GreenMeansGrow.com Happy House Hunting! Carmen Harris, ABR, Realtor, Green

  • What’s The Point Of The Final Walk Through?

    Oct 19, 15 • CarMama • First Time Home Buyers, Home BuyersNo CommentsRead More »

    Many of my clients have asked me why we do a final walk through if we already had the home inspection so I want to let others out there know that these two steps of the home buying process are different and equally important. While the home inspection is performed by a licensed specialist and checks out the big 5: Roof, Foundation, Plumbing, Electrical, and Appliances, the final walk through is performed by the clients and the agent and is a visually inspection of the property done just before the close of escrow. Here’s what you need to know for your final walk-through: A final walk-through isn’t a home inspection. You’ve already done that by now (or should have). Take your contract with you. You might need to refer to it while on site. In many markets, the buyers and sellers never actually meet in person. But if everyone is agreeable to the idea, perform the final walk-through in the seller’s presence. He or she knows the home better than anyone else and should be able to answer your questions and provide some color on the history of the home. If the home is vacant, it’s even more important to do a final walk-through. Since your last visit, for instance, someone might have left a faucet dripping, inadvertently causing water damage. Take along a checklist of things to do during the final walk-through,

  • Trick or Trot Fun Run

    Oct 12, 15 • CarMama • Neighborhood InformationNo CommentsRead More »

    Roosevelt Middle School, home to 2014 Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi, holds its 2nd annual Trick or Trot 5K/3K Fun Run at Morley Field in San Diego’s Balboa Park beginning at 9 a.m. This Sunday, October 18th. Cost is $25 for adults, and $15 for kids 15 years and younger or $50 for a family registration (3 to 5 people). Participants are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes and prizes will be awarded for best costume in addition to race categories. The race supports the school’s afterschool programs. Day of Event Schedule: Registration and Packet Pickup 8:00-8:45 am 5K Runners/Walkers Start 9:00 a.m. 3K Fun Run/Walk 9:30 a.m. Awards 10:30 a.m. Event Over 11:30 a.m. More information and online registration are available here: http://bit.ly/rootrickortrot or at active.com by searching Trick or Trot. For more neighborhood activities, contact me at: Carmen@GreenMeansGrow.com

  • Tour de Fat Coming to Golden Hill

    Sep 21, 15 • CarMama • Neighborhood InformationNo CommentsRead More »

    The New Belgium Tour de Fat comes to Golden Hill Park in San Diego on September 26, 2015. The Tour de Fat is New Belgium Brewing’s traveling celebration of all things bicycle, honoring mankind’s greatest invention. Born in Fort Collins, Colorado, to increase awareness and participation in cycling as a sustainable form of transportation, Tour de Fat has grown into a national rite of passage for cycling advocates and bon vivants alike. Opening each show with a costumed bike parade through the host city, Tour de Fat celebrates the power of the bike by encouraging everyone to embrace their inner-cyclist and ride the streets as a rolling carnival of creativity. The festival also features a celebration of the inspirational car-for-bike swapper series in which brave souls hand over their car keys as a commitment to commute by bike. The ride is free, but a $5 donation is suggested to the good bike advocates who are putting it on for you. Schedule: 10:00 a.m. Parade Registration 11:00 a.m. Parade Start 12:00 p.m. Lips Lounge Tapping: Eric’s Ale, Hop Stout, Cocoa Mole 2:00 p.m. Lips Lounge Tapping: Carnie’s Blood 3:00 p.m. Lips Lounge Tapping: TRANSATLANTIQUE KRIEK 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Beers, Bikes, Bemusement For more information visit http://newbelgium.com/events/tour-de-fat/san-diego.aspx Enjoy! –Carmen Harris, REALTOR and Golden Hill Community Member

  • Find Your 4th of July Event Here!

    Jun 29, 15 • CarMama • Neighborhood InformationNo CommentsRead More »

    It’s the time of year again to check out the parades, deck the kids out in red, white, and blue, and watch fireworks to the sound of radio tuned melodies that guide you through the show. Here in San Diego the options are never-ending so I put together a list to help you find out what’s happening in your area. From South Bay to North County and everywhere in between.   Cowboy Jack 4th Of July Celebration Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cowboy Jack performs solo, singing vintage country music with acoustic guitar and harmonica. Covering Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard Willie Nelson and more. This is a 4th of July celebration you won’t want to miss! Independence Day Celebration  Thursday, July 2, 2015, noon Chandra Visser of Steelin’ Tin will be here to perform our favorite American and folk songs – it may even become a sing-a-long. Steelin’ Tin is a San Diego based Irish/American band. Lunch will be at noon with entertainment beginning at 12:30 p.m. Friday Night Liberty At NTC At Liberty Station Friday, July 3, 2015, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Start your 4th of July weekend at Friday Night Liberty on July 3, 2015. Entertain guests with a night of arts and culture in a restored, historic naval base. City Of Vista’s Independence Day Celebration Saturday, July 4, 2015,

  • [FOR SALE | LINDA VISTA] 3850 Caminito De Tatan San Diego, CA 92111 | The GreenHouse Group

    Jun 22, 15 • Boney • Featured, Featured PropertiesNo CommentsRead More »

      Linda Vista / Heart Of San Diego   3850 Caminito De Tatan Linda Vista, CA      Available Now For Private Showings! **Call Jesse For Updates   "Recently Updated 3BR/2.5BA END UNIT TownHome (But You Still Get To Own The Land!)" http://3850CaminitoDeTatan.isnowforsale.com/​ WHAT WE LOVE: *End unit so nobody above, nobody below & only share 1 wall *Private, West-facing backyard fenced in w/ pergola off patio doors = an ideal setup for entertaining. Backyard also has 2 citrus trees, one lemon one lime = apparently famous for their yields *Updated kitchen features natural stone counters, hardware & appliances *New carpet, paint, scraped popcorn ceilings & blinds *Bathroom updates, too! See Website for more! Contact Jesse Ibanez @ 858-863-0261 Jesse@GreenMeansGrow.com      

  • Vintage Flea Market

    I came across something new that I haven’t blogged about before and I’m excited for you vintage lovers out there! Coming at the end of this month, on June 28th, 2015 is the Vintage Flea Market San Diego. According to the website, “The San Diego Vintage Flea Market is a great way for folks to sell and purchase interesting vintage or vintage-inspired treasures. All vintage pieces are true to the era of turn of the century to midcentury modern. Our vendors offer home furnishings, bric-a-brac, clothing, and so much more – vintage-inspired items, pin-up/rockabilly style clothing and accessories, tiki infused items along with vintage-inspired music promotion. It’s all here at the San Diego Vintage Flea Market!” “To many, the term “vintage” is a wide range of definitions. It could be anything older than 20 years. To some if could be anything prior to the Midcentury Modern era. And to others, there are different terms coined that represent the vintage era, such as antique and retro. Vintage is your own take on it and how you would like to label it. The San Diego Vintage Flea Market is such a great way to meet other Vintage Enthusiasts such as yourself. Every one of the vendors that joins the market brings their own knowledge in such a wide spectrum to the vintage community. All are very welcoming to any questions you might have

  • North Park Festival of the Arts and Craft Beer Block

    Apr 27, 15 • CarMama • Neighborhood InformationNo CommentsRead More »

    Spend the day with your family and friends this May 16th from 11AM to 6PM, exploring the historic North Park neighborhood at the 19th Annual San Diego County Credit Union Festival of Arts in North Park. Join us , click for more information on Parking and Directions. This annual free festival has grown into a local tradition that includes amazing local art, exciting live music and dance performances, eco-friendly activities, vendor booths and fabulous food. On the forefront of the art scene, the San Diego County Credit Union Festival of Arts in North Park celebrates all types of art forms, and a live art element will be featured on Herman Street. There will be something for everyone, including the kids. Our hands-on Kids Art Block offers children the chance to participate in a variety of interactive activities designed to stimulate and inspire their imaginations and create their own masterpieces. Come thirsty to the Craft Beer Block and sample brews from San Diego’s favorite breweries. Or sip a full pour of beer at one of our two Beer Gardens. Click HERE to buy your tickets to the Craft Beer Block. All proceeds benefit North Park Main Street, the non-profit organization committed to the revitalization of the North Park Business Improvement District. 2015 Featured Artist Contest Winner 2015 FEATURED ARTIST CONTEST WINNER For other events going on in North Park or surrounding neighborhoods, contact me at: Carmen@GreenMeansGrow.com –Carmen Harris, REALTOR, ABR,

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