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How to Dog-Proof Any Backyard for Any Canine Companion

      A dog without a backyard better be a low-energy dog. Sure, there are a handful of dog breeds that need little to no exercise to be happy and content, but the vast majority of dogs need to get outside and run around. If you have a backyard, it’s an ideal place to  … Read more

  Category: Experienced Realtor, Pet Friendly, Real Estate

California Bound: Moving With Your Dog

It doesn’t matter what time of year you choose to move, relocating with Rover is always a chore. Thankfully, Southern California has all the amenities to make your dog-loving family’s move as stress-free as possible. But first, a few tips on getting there with a reluctant lab or pouty poodle. Know the new neighborhood. When  … Read more

  Category: Relocation

Dispelling Refinancing Myths

“Refinancing” is a scary word for many people, but that shouldn’t be the case for you. For many homeowners, refinancing can not only lower your monthly payments and help with your monthly budget, but it can save you thousands of dollars in the long run. YOU’RE NOT TOO LATE. For years now, we’ve been hearing  … Read more

  Category: Refinancing

Which Down Payment Strategy Is Right For You?

You’ve most likely heard the rule: Save for a 20-percent down payment before you buy a home. The logic behind saving 20 percent is solid, as it shows that you have the financial discipline and stability to save for a long-term goal. It also helps you get favorable rates from lenders. But there can actually  … Read more

  Category: Payment Strategy

Encinitas Luxury Home For Sale

157 Rain Tree Dr.

Have you been on the look out for a great Encinitas luxury home for sale, one with a large, open floor plan? Are you ready for this? One came up for sale that should get your instant attention. Since it’s also just a few blocks from the beach, you’ll definitely want to know more about  … Read more

  Category: 92024, Custom Home, en-suite master, Encinitas, Executive Home, Gourmet Kitchen, Home for Sale, Laurel Bay, luxury homes, luxury homes for sale

San Diego County Luxury Homes for Sale

San Diego County Luxury Homes

You don’t have to look far to find luxury homes in San Diego CA. These days, they can be found in nearly every direction. They even include luxury homes and condos in the downtown area. As a result, it’s not about if you can find a luxury home, it’s about what area and type of  … Read more

  Category: Bruce Levine, country homes, Custom Home, Custom Homes, Equestrian, Executive Home, Experienced Realtor, Gated Community, Golf Homes, Homes for Sale, Homes with Acreage, Horse Friendly, Lakefront, luxury homes, luxury homes for sale, Mission Bay, North County, North Oceanside, ocean, Ocean View, oceanfront, Oceanside, Poway, Real Estate Market, Realtor, San Diego, San Diego County

Experienced San Diego North County Realtor

Experienced North County Realtor, Bruce Levine

Many interesting and unique towns make up the San Diego north county region. Of these, a vast majority have coastal locations. Their oceanfronts give them heightened appeal. Over time, each town has enhanced its brand of coastal living. As a result, a complex mix of neighborhoods and homes present unique perspectives on residential life. In  … Read more

  Category: Cardiff, Encinitas, Experienced Realtor, Homes for Sale, Neighborhoods, North County, North Oceanside, oceanfront, Oceanside, Pacific Coast, Real Estate, Real Estate Market, Realtor, San Diego, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Vista

Top Five Most Sought After Features In a New Home

Most sought after features in a new home - Gourmet Kitchen

When searching for a new home, there are certain features most buyers look for, and even require. Anything less simply won’t do. These features may vary in design, color, and so on, from buyer to buyer, but their significance is undisputed. In fact, many smart builders know this and include at least the top five  … Read more

  Category: Bruce Levine, Gourmet Kitchen, Homes for Sale, Must Have Features In A New Home, North County, Open Floor Plan, Real Estate, San Diego, Smart Home

Experienced Oceanside Realtor

What was once a sleepy little oceanfront town has become a mecca for coastal living. Today, Oceanside, California thrives with many levels of real estate and residential life. In fact, most people would agree, the change is for the better. The sleepy, oceanfront ambiance was never sacrificed in growth. It remains a huge part of what  … Read more

  Category: Beach, Beach home, Bruce Levine, Executive Home, Experienced Realtor, Fire Mountain, Gated Community, Home on Cul-de-Sac, Homes for Sale, Homes with Acreage, Ivey Glenn, Ivey Ranch, Jeffries Ranch, Luxury, Neighborhoods, North County, North Oceanside, oceanfront, Oceanside, Private Community, Rancho Del Oro, Real Estate, Real Estate Market, Realtor, San Diego

Ivey Glenn Oceanside Homes

Ivey Glenn Real Estate

If you love the idea of a gated community, you’ll love Ivey Glenn. You’ll love it especially if you have Oceanside, California in your sites as a place to live. And why wouldn’t you, if coastal, suburban living is your cup of tea? You see, Ivey Glenn has just the right measure of both. It’s  … Read more

  Category: Executive Home, Gated Community, Home on Cul-de-Sac, Homes, Homes for Sale, Ivey Glenn, Ivey Ranch, Luxury, North Oceanside, Private Community, Real Estate