By Tyson Lund

As Southern Californians, we all know about the so-called “sunshine tax,” so why not get out and maximize the natural beauty of North County San Diego?  Encinitas is just one of many of our gorgeous communities that boasts exquisite views and warm sunshine perfect for a nice stroll. Here are a few of our favorite Encinitas walks.

1. The San Elijo Lagoon Encinitas Walking Trails San Elijo Lagoon

This ecological reserve is just east of the 101 and spreads out towards Rancho Santa Fe over 1,000 acres.  The lagoon supports over 400 species of plants, 300 species of birds, and many other types of wildlife including fish, reptiles, and mammals. There are 8 different walking trails to choose from ranging from easy to moderate, so there is sure to be a trail to fit your comfort…

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2 Bed/ 1 Bath - 806 Caminito Del Reposo - $425,000Carlsbad Real Estate Alta Mira

For the first time in over 35 years, the jewel of Alta Mira is again on the market. With panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, as well as a lush green belt that borders the private backyard, this elegant home is within walking distance to the beach, dining, and shopping.

The beautiful one-story twin home has been extensively remodeled and upgraded. The gourmet kitchen features luxurious cabinetry, granite slab countertops and stainless steel appliances. In the living room, enjoy a cozy fireplace, dual pane windows and sliding glass doors, and custom lighting.

Savor the coastal breeze on your large sun deck in the private backyard or enjoy the community pool, spa, or clubhouse.  This home has no…

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4 Bed/ 3 Bath House in Tides at Waters End - 636 Sandside Ct, Carlsbad, CA 92009

Carlsbad Home for Rent
This Carlsbad home is available for rental for the first time since 2004!!  Walk to the beach from your new home and enjoy the beautiful Southern California beaches.  This is the largest plan at The Tides of Waters End, a gated community, and one of the developer’s prime lots.  The home is surrounded on side & rear by park areas adding to the relaxing ambiance of the neighborhood.

The home has the most popular floor plan with convenient first floor bedroom and bath. The interior has been highly upgraded to include gourmet island, tile flooring, granite slab counters with full backsplash, upgraded appliances and built-in refrigerator.

Relax with the family in the inviting…

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By Garrett Lund

Tax Breaks for Home OwnersWith April approaching, San Diegans will meet with their accountants and claim tax deductions to secure the most advantageous tax rates.  Homeowners receive a wide array of advantages when claiming deductions, because the U.S. tax code offers incentives and tax breaks to promote home ownership. Whether your house is paid for or has a mortgage, you have several options that may reduce your taxes, including opportunities as a California resident.

1. Mortgage Interest Paid

The mortgage interest deduction represents the largest single tax break available to homeowners.  With the typical mortgage amortization schedule, the mortgage interest is front-loaded.  This means that interest paid on a 30-year loan will surpass the annual principal…

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March 22nd 2014 7am – 11am

Each year the community of Bressi Ranch hosts a garage sale for all residents to participate. The Bressi Ranch Community Association will be advertising the event in local newspapers and posting signs along Palomar Airport Rd, Poinsettia, and El Fuerte to invite our neighbors in surrounding areas.

If you are a Bressi Ranch resident, now is the perfect time to begin gathering up your old items for sale next Saturday.  If you are considering joining the Bressi Ranch community by purchasing a home in the near future, this is a great opportunity to get out into the community and meet our potential new neighbors.

If you’d like more information, please contact Kirsten Wilby, the Bressi Ranch Community Director at (760) 476-3427.

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6269 Alverton Drive, Carlsbad CA 92009

4 Bed + Bonus Room & 4.5 Bath

Bressi Ranch Home For SaleUpcoming Bressi Ranch estate with westerly views and oversized lot.  One of Bressi Ranch's most saught after floorplans: full bedroom and bathroom downstairs with bonus/play room upstairs.

You'll enjoy walking-distance access to the community center, Bressi social groups, Bressi Shopping Center, Boy's N Girls Club, Pizza Port, Alga Norte Park...and more.

The property goes on market next week, so please email us for more details or appointment.

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7315 Calle Luna, Carlsbad, CA 92009

3bd/2ba – 1,570 Sq Feet - $529,900


Carlsbad Condo Beautiful Ocean View

Come see our newest listing in Sea Point Tennis Club near the La Costa Golf Resort and lagoon! With beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean, this is a rare opportunity and premiere residence offered by the original owner. The unit is elevated for maximum privacy and panoramic views of the California coastline.   

A newly remodeled kitchen with granite counters, updated appliances and wood flooring make this refined interior a perfect match for its elegant surroundings. The home is single level with air conditioning and access to pool, spa and tennis courts.

Just minutes to beautiful beaches and shopping. This property also resides within the coveted San Dieguito Encinitas School…

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3670 Maria Ln, Carlsbad, CA - $1,299,000 – 3,500 sq/ft - 6bd/3ba

Just Relisted! New Price $1,175,000 - $1,250,00

Take the Virtual Tour!

This unique property in the timeless Carlsbad neighborhood of Ezan has been brilliantly expanded and elegantly upgraded to make the perfect executive family home.  The panoramic views of the ocean from both floors and a newly remodeled custom kitchen make this your own slice of paradise.

The luxurious master suite features a remodeled bath with walk-in stone shower, Jacuzzi tub, and dual sinks all with beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean. Relax in your own inviting retreat area with wet bar.

Formal living room and dining room with cathedral ceilings compliment the large family Beautiful Carlsbad Home For Saleroom and double sided fireplace.…

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