Marc Lyman

Single Level Mid Century In Fleetridge

3537 Addison St, San Diego, CA. 92106 Come experience this inviting single-level home with mid-century style on a tranquil street in Fleetridge, Point Loma. Captivating canyon, Coronado, and ocean views. Vaulted ceilings and abundant natural light create a delightful ambiance. An elevated, nearly half-acre lot with a terraced lower level offers additional potential. This is … Read more

Panoramic Views and Potential In Point Loma

3135 Quimby St, San Diego, CA. 92106 Panoramic, gorgeous views abound and opportunity awaits! This Point Loma home sits perched to capture endless views and is mere blocks away from Liberty Station. Generously sized living, dining, kitchen, bath, and bedrooms are all upstairs. Downstairs, an updated second bath and family room connect seamlessly to the … Read more

Top 15 Biggest Houses in San Diego For Sale Now

The average home size in the United States hovers in the mid-2000s. For some home buyers, 2500 square feet can feel like a palace. For others, 2500 square feet is tight quarters. Typical home sizes in San Diego are consistent with national averages. In this post, I will be focusing well beyond what is typical or average. Instead, we’ll be looking at homes 5, 10, or 20+ times the average home size. Join me as we explore the top 15 biggest houses in San Diego. These magnificent homes are on the market and ready to purchase right now.

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Top 3 Coronado Island Activities Locals Love

Coronado Island is a top destination for tourists and San Diego locals alike. The island is such a special place that even San Diego locals feel like they’re on vacation when visiting. If you plan to spend some time in Coronado, join me as I suggest my top 3 Coronado island activities locals love. Whether you are a local or not, I think you will find these things to do on Coronado Island winning suggestions!

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Property Tax in San Diego – The Rate, When it’s Late and Much More

Property tax in San Diego is on the mind of just about every home owner and home buyer at some point. There is good reason for that, property taxes in San Diego represent a significant expense in homeownership. Multiple due dates, delinquent dates, supplemental taxes and various exemptions also mean there is a bit more to them than simply knowing the property tax rate. Join me as we cover just about everything you have ever wanted to know about San Diego property taxes. From the rate, who you pay, where the tax money goes, common exemptions, options for tax reduction, important dates, when to expect dreaded supplemental tax bills, how those supplemental bills are calculated, tax deferral options for seniors, what impound accounts are. . . just to name a few! For now, let us start with the basics.

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San Diego Zip Codes Map

When researching San Diego neighborhoods, knowing the zip codes that apply to each area can be very helpful. The map on this page covers most of the zip codes for the greater San Diego metropolitan area. It includes neighborhoods as far south as Point Loma (92106), Ocean Beach (92107) and Downtown San Diego (92101). This San Diego Zip code map also goes as far east as La Mesa (91942, 91944), Mt Helix (91941), and El Cajon (92020, 92022). To the north, you’ll find zip codes mapped for Rancho Penasquitos (92129), Carmel Valley (92130), Rancho Santa Fe (92067), and Del Mar (92014). While these are the general perimeters of the map, you’ll find San Diego zip codes mapped for the areas within the boundaries noted above. This includes all the coastal San Diego neighborhoods in between. We hope you will find this map a useful and quick reference!

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Understanding Real Estate Contingencies

Real estate is notorious for having jargon that can be baffling to anyone outside the industry. One very common topic that comes up when buying or selling homes is real estate contingencies. These important provisions of a contract provide terms that can be crucial to protecting the interests of both the buyers and the sellers. This article will explain not only what they are, but also will detail common real estate contingencies, how they are used, and important strategic considerations related to them. Although focused on California real estate, much of the content here will be relevant to buyers and sellers throughout the country.

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Exceptional Move-In-Ready Home in Tranquil 4S Ranch

17972 Alva Rd, San Diego, CA. 92127 Welcome to this stunning home in 4S Ranch! The grand, open floor plan includes a two story foyer, downstairs bedroom, office nook, upstairs laundry, and an enticing living room with beautiful La Cantina doors. Enjoy the outdoors year-round with a custom-built outdoor kitchen and dining/entertaining area, featuring poured … Read more

Sunset Cliffs Serenity and Style

4424 Casitas St, San Diego, CA. 92107 Alluring, ocean view contemporary nestled on an elevated and secluded street. A captivating courtyard entices guests through the open living room, seamlessly melding indoor and outdoor space. An Ipe hardwood deck surrounds a gas fire pit, where a soothing water feature bubbles under an enchanting pepper tree. High … Read more

Single Level Home on a Picturesque Point Loma Heights Street

3731 Poe Street, San Diego, CA. 92107 Welcome to this single level home on a serene and picturesque street in Point Loma Heights. The remodeled kitchen with custom cabinetry showcases a beautiful and meticulously restored vintage range. Hardwood flooring in several rooms, along with a generously sized living room provides flexible design options. An inviting … Read more

Stunning Craftsman in Ideal North Mission Hills Location

Captivating Craftsman in North Mission Hills at 4130 Hermosa Way, San Diego, CA 92103 Quintessential craftsman charm in the heart of historic Mission Hills. An inviting front porch leads to beautiful living and dining spaces just inside. Gorgeous hardwood floors, nine foot ceilings and period wood moulding give every room a sense of spaciousness and … Read more

Buying a Home In a Seller’s Market – 15 Insider Tips to Get Your Offer Accepted

The old adage buy low and sell high isn’t always applicable in the world of real estate. Sometimes even buying “high” winds up being buying “low” with the benefit of hindsight. As an investment you can actually live in, people often find themselves buying a home in a seller’s market. At the time of this article (May, 2021), many real estate markets across the United States are in extreme, hyper-competitive seller’s markets. We definitely are here in San Diego, California. Low inventory coupled with high demand has created a perfect storm for buyers seeking to purchase a home. As both a listing agent and as a buyer’s agent, I see firsthand what helps get offers accepted. Join me as I discuss 15 insider tips designed to maximize your chances of getting an offer accepted.

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