Posts Tagged ‘Neighborhood’

  • 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

  • Golden Hill

    Today I want to let you in on a little secret called, “Golden Hill.” While most of you out there have heard of South Park by now, you may not know that that neighborhood plus the surrounding area all used to be known as “Golden Hill.” By now though, little pockets have began to identify themselves and Golden Hill has now become more established on it’s own. If walkability is important to you, than look no further. From the Starbucks on the corner of Broadway and 28th, which also hosts a Saturday Farmer’s Market, to your local coffee house, Krakatoa which sits right next door to one of San Diego’s landmarks, “Turf Club.” Or maybe strolling the park with views of downtown at Golden Hill Park and grabbing a slide of New York style pizza from Luigi’s is more your thing, you have all the options! To find out my top two picks of homes currently for sale in Golden Hill, email me at: Carmen@GreenMeansGrow.com. -Carmen Harris, Real Estate Consultant & Neighborhood Expert!

  • San Diego Taco Fest

    Mar 21, 16 • CarMama • Neighborhood InformationNo CommentsRead More »

    The San Diego Taco Fest is a food, music, and cultural celebration of all that makes San Diego America’s Finest City. The festival will take place on May 21, 2016 at Waterfront Park which boasts stunning views of the bay. Twenty of the region’s best taco-centric restaurants will offer a wide range of mouth watering taco creations. The day will be packed with incredible local and national musical performances including: Sir Mix-A-Lot, Metalachi, 40oz to Freedom, El Vez and Todo Mundo. In between the musical performances, make your way to the south end of the festival to catch live Lucha Libre wrestling matches from Tijuana’s own Baja Stars! There is something for everyone at the San Diego Taco Fest and we hope to see you there! Mark your calendars now to attend the most epic taco and music festival ever! San Diego Taco Fest – May 21st at Waterfront Park 21+ welcome – General admission tickets do not include food and beverage. All food and beverage may be purchased for cash throughout the festival grounds. ATM’s will be available for your convenience. WHEN Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM (PDT) – Add to Calendar WHERE Waterfront Park – 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101 – View Map HOW Tickets $22.09 – $80.12 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/san-diego-taco-fest-tickets-21792904163 For more info on fun events happening around the city, contact me at: Carmen@GreenMeansGrow.com –Carmen Harris, Real

  • Instant Curb Appeal Ideas

    Jan 25, 16 • CarMama • DesignNo CommentsRead More »

    For those folks out there that are looking to spice up the exterior of their home, I came across a great site to give you some simples ideas that are do-it-yourself projects and can be done on a budget! While the website provides 39 great ideas, I’ve picked my top 10 but if you want to see the entire list, visit: http://www.buzzfeed.com/jessicaprobus/a-facelift-for-your-house?utm_term=.om6AWMR7O&sub=3748525_5644583#.ptlZ7Ey9K Paint your front door. Spray paint your existing door hardware. Give your house numbers an upgrade. Painting the trim and adding matching moulding can make any door frame look tons better. Put in some new porch lights, or upgrade the ones you already have. Add tile to a plain concrete entryway. Add some hanging planters. Cover an exposed foundation with ready-made panels. Revamp your welcome mat. Hide your a/c unit. For more home design tips or information pertaining to home ownership, email me at Carmen@GreenMeansGrow.com -Carmen Harris

  • 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

  • South Park’s Fall Walkabout This Saturday!

    Sep 28, 15 • CarMama • Neighborhood InformationNo CommentsRead More »

    It’s baaaack! One of my all time favorite neighborhood events is, the South Park Walkabout, is coming this Saturday, October 3rd from 6:00pm-10:00pm. If you haven’t checked out the walkabout yet there is no reason not to! There is FREE transportation throughout the neighborhood. You are supporting local businesses, while at the same time, getting to scope out that Target Express that has the neighborhood in an uproar, and best of all, you can sample great food and drink from all over. So where exactly does all the fun go down? The Walkabout highlights both the south and north end of the South Park business district.  The north end of our district starts at Kalmia and 30th St. and extends to the south end at Beech and 30th Street.  A few ways to get to South Park –  Take 5 South to 94 East to the 28th Street exit.  Turn right on 28th and then right on Beech Street Take 5 North to the Pershing Drive exit.  Turn right on 26th Street.  Head up the hill and make a  left on A Street.  Another left on 28th Street and a final right on Beech Street. Take 805 South or North to 94 West  and exit on 28th Street.  Turn right onto 28th Street and right onto Beech Street The 30th Street and Beech Street corridor is the south end of South Park. If

  • 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

  • Villa Montezuma – One of Sherman Heights Historical Gems

    Sep 14, 15 • CarMama • Neighborhood InformationNo CommentsRead More »

    It is described as a glorious example of eclectic late 19th century Victorian/Queen Anne architecture, a crown jewel of the era which earned it a historical site standing by the city of San Diego in 1970, just in the nick of time, as it was in sad shape on the outside, really in need of renovation! Today Villa Montezuma is used as not only a historical house museum, but offers changing exhibits, is used as a community cultural center and on occasion is the setting for weddings and receptions. Built upon a hill, it has two stories, with a partial basement with an authentic, recreated turn-of-the-century kitchen, multipurpose room and storage areas. On the south side of the mansion, one finds the tower room, complete with an Arabesque dome, which can be found via a staircase on the second floor. It was Shepard’s study as it had a magnificent, panoramic view from San Diego to Point Loma and south to Mexico, a source of inspiration for Shepard’s creative composing and writing. Floors throughout the mansion were made of polished fir, which were covered with Turkish and Persian rugs when Jesse lived there. The bottom half of the walls are made of polished redwood and walnut, while wallpaper such as pink fleur-de-lis designs enhance the top part of the walls. Ceilings have silvery gray to white Lincrusta Walton . There are

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