From Lily at the U-T:
Even as some San Diego property owners worry that their values will not rise in the near term, preservationists remain optimistic that they can turn an old house into a gem and enjoy the experience as well as make money.
“They are able to see the potential in things,” said Jaye MacAskill, president of the Save Our Heritage Organisation. “It’s not for someone who’s easily discouraged. And generally, people who do this type of thing are doing it for the right reasons. They don’t have ulterior motives or subversive motives. They’re doing it for the pure joy and pleasure of doing something like that.”
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