The opportunity that sellers have in the current real estate market is unprecedented. Even with the rising interest rates, the demand for homes in this spring market is significantly greater than available homes for sale. If you are thinking of selling your home, you have an incredible advantage and we can help you capitalize on the opportunity you have as a seller in this market.

Even though finding your next home in a market with such low inventory can be challenging, we have helped multiple buyers find success in this market and we have made the process seamless for sellers who need to sell and then buy their next home.  

Contact us to discuss your unique buying or selling situation. Read on for local events in May, real estate in the news, and discover lifestyle tips curated just for you!

~Layne & Rachel 

We just SOLD 3505 Talbot Street in Point Loma for $355,000 OVER LIST PRICE!!! Our home selling process equals more money in our sellers' pocket. Contact us if you would like to make more money when selling your home. 

Real Estate 

in the News
The 15 Best Places to Buy a Home in the U.S.

if You Want it to Increase in Value

For most people, buying a home is one of the biggest purchases they’ll make in their life. And for those looking for a home that will eventually increase in value, location can make a big difference, according to a recent SmartAsset study that ranked real estate markets by their growth in value over time. The study examined home prices dating back to 1997 across 400 metropolitan areas in the U.S. and ranked each based on home value growth and price stability.

Local Events In May

Children's Day

May 5th 

Enjoy the beauty of Balboa Park and celebrate Children's Day on May 5th! All of the activities, vendors, and performances will take place inside Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego.

Guests can also enjoy wearing yukatas, courtesy of the SD Kimono Club. Come join us for an exciting event! The event runs from 10am - 4pm, children under the age of six are free! Additional details can be found here.

Cinco de Mayo Cruise

May 5th

All aboard for the Cinco de Mayo cruise on Mission Bay! Hosted on the three-level William D. Evans sternwheeler boat, party-goers can enjoy margaritas and drinks specials, two live DJs, a lighted dance floor, and stunning views of Mission Bay. Boarding begins at 9:00 p.m. at the Bahia Resort Hotel and the cruise ends at 12:30 a.m. Tickets here!

Mother's Day Brunch Cruises

May 8th

Sit back and celebrate Mother's Day with a relaxing brunch cruise on the Big Bay in America's finest city. Your mother will be dazzled by the experience of boarding champagne, gourmet food selections, and scenic waterfront views aboard our luxury yacht. Give your mom a memorable experience that will make her feel like the queen that she is. Choose from a morning or afternoon departure! Click here for details.

Music at the Maritime Featuring Hausmann Quartet

May 8th

Music at the Maritime sixth season at Maritime Museum of San Diego Provides a unique floating musical experience. 

Enjoy world-class performances from San Diego’s only floating concert hall! 

Concerts aboard the Berkeley, also a national historic landmark docked in downtown San Diego next to Star of India, explore the evolution of the string quartet through the lens of Joseph Haydn’s quartet cycle. 

Don't miss out, details here!

Lifestyle Tips & Tricks

Buying New Construction? 5 Costly Mistakes to Avoid

Brand-new homes offer enhanced energy efficiency, amenities and layouts more suited to modern lifestyles, plus the potential to customize spaces that you don’t get with a resale. But if you’re not careful, costs and expectations can spiral out of control. 

The good news is that following these tips for buying new-construction homes can save you money — and hassle.

How to Mix Bold Colors in Your Home

Designers say that color has the ability to transform a house into a home. And yet, so many people still feel a bit hesitant to use vivacious shades in their interiors, fearing it will make the space feel overwhelming. Consider this a colorful playbook for your home refresh!

How Mother's Day Became a National Holiday and How to Celebrate in 2022

Moms truly are superheroes, so it's only fair that we have a whole day dedicated to them. Mother's Day is all about celebrating moms and mother figures everywhere. These days, the holiday is often celebrated with cards, gifts, and breakfast in bed, but it wasn't always that way. The holiday has a fascinating history filled with inspiring women that's worth learning about.

Easy Annual Plants That 

Bloom All Summer Long

Whether your garden is a large country plot or a group of containers on a city balcony, easy-to-grow annuals can add a burst of color wherever you need it. Why not give yourself the joy of endless summer color?

Layne & Rachel Harrison

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