The Lifestyles Blog
August 20, 2014
Is it time to sell your home? If you are thinking about selling your San Diego home, there are a few things you should do to make sure it’s ready to be placed on the market. Completing these tasks before prospective buyers look at your property will make it easier for you to sell your home more quickly and ensure you get the highest price possible.... [...]

August 14, 2014
Real Living is proud to have Susan Gamboa joining their team of expert agents. Gamboa commented, “After receiving my real estate license, I interviewed several real estate firms. After talking with a friend and Realtor, she recommended that I come talk with Real Living Lifestyles. Upon walking into the office, I was warmly greeted. During my meeting... [...]

August 13, 2014
As you are probably already well aware, we are in the midst of drought here in Southern California. In fact, San Diego County is currently under mandatory water restrictions to help maintain water storage levels for the next year. If you are confused or have questions about how this impacts your home, and how you can help with water conservation efforts,... [...]

August 6, 2014
As we head into the dog days of summer here in Southern California, you may be wondering just how to beat the heat without breaking the bank. Although it may be tempting to crank up the AC to keep your house cool during a brutal heat wave, it certainly isn’t the most energy-efficient or inexpensive way to get some relief. Here are some tricks for... [...]

July 28, 2014
San Diego County is known for many things – our ideal weather, our pristine beaches, our long association with the US Navy, our natural deep water harbor, and of course Comic Con.  But did you know that San Diego County has a treasure trove of live theaters?  In nearly every community in the region, there is a top-notch venue that features live... [...]

July 18, 2014
Your boxes are packed, you’ve had the utilities turned on and your cable TV is all set up – all you have to do now is move in. However, there are a few things you may want to do before you get all your furniture in place that will save you some time and headaches down the road. Here are six things we suggest you do before moving in that will make... [...]

July 10, 2014
If you’ve never been to the Del Mar Racetrack, now is the perfect time to check it out!  The 2014 season begins on Thursday, July 17th, and there’s a whole summer’s worth of fun to discover.  Not only do they boast some of the best horse racing in the region, they also host a fantastic concert series featuring some of today’s hottest musical... [...]

July 8, 2014
Tony Hanggie ranked #3 in most transactions closed and #6 in gross commission income for individuals at Real Living Lifestyles in 2013. Real Living is very proud to have Hanggie on their team of expert professionals as a real estate agent and also as Associate Manager and Mentor at the La Costa/Encinitas location. Tony says the highlight of his career... [...]

July 3, 2014
If you’re like most new homeowners, closing on your new home can be one of the most exciting times of your life.  You’re finally given the keys and it’s time to move in!  While getting settled into your new place is something to really look forward to, packing up everything you own and moving probably isn’t.  Not only that, but the act of... [...]

July 1, 2014
The average sales price of a home this year in Solana Beach is $1,542,673. Compared with just about anywhere in the United States, that’s an amazingly high number!So when the moment comes to sell – whether relocating, divorcing, or downsizing – it’s going to be a million dollar (or more) decision for most home owners in Solana Beach.... [...]