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Stonecrest Village Perfection!

Our new listing of a phenomenal remodel in Serra Mesa!

9717 W. Canyon Terrace #3, San Diego, CA 92123

3 br/2.5 ba, 1,402sf and 2-car garage

LP = $649,000

Absolutely stunning remodel of the entire home – new modern kitchen, new bathrooms, new flooring, new paint – new everything! No extra premium added to the price either. The last sale of this floor plan was $649,000 last month – and it was the before version! Centrally-located in hip and happening Serra Mesa with an upscale condo vibe like UTC. The city committed to making nearby Kearny Mesa the next hub of SD with mixed-use villages, new trolley, and 25,000 jobs!


Carlsbad View Fixer

Are you looking for a smaller one-story view home to re-finish?

Do you like being at the top of the hill on a quiet single-loaded culdesac?

The insurance company did the remediation of a water leak, but expect these seniors to manage their own reconstruction project. We’d rather you do it your way! The house has a roof, newer sliders and windows, and shutters  – do you mind doing the rest?

Here is the last sale of this floor plan – it closed at $842,500:

https://www.zillow.com/homes/4615-BUCKINGHAM-LANE,Carlsbad,-CA_rb/16650813_zpid/

We’re asking $750,000!



https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/4559-Picadilly-Ct-Carlsbad-CA-92010/16650835_zpid/

Home Improvements During Covid

Did sheltering in place have any effect on home improvement rates? Our data says yes.

Over half of American homeowners (55%) said the pandemic and associated disruptions gave them time to improve their homes, while 59% admitted that spending more time inside due to lockdown inspired them to renovate their place of residence.

What’s the stated reason? “Finally having the time” was the top motivator, with 25% of homeowners saying that’s what drove them to go ahead with their improvement and remodeling projects.

Impressively enough, it ranked above the more typical drivers of home improvement, such as adding value to a home (21%) or making a home feel more comfortable and cozy. (21%).

Link to Full Article

Building A Loft/Bedroom

Adding a loft/bedroom over a tall ceiling isn’t a big deal – it’s nothing money won’t fix!

This was the day I got into Bloomberg Businessweek:

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2013-04-04/the-hunter-s-dot-thompson-of-real-estate-chronicles-the-bust-and-boom

Here’s the photo shoot:

https://www.damoncasarez.com/jim-the-realtor

A summary of my life in the 2008-2013 bust-boom:

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