Circa 1960: What real estate agents need to know about housing styles in the 1960s

NOTE: I thought many would find this article interesting even if you are not a real estate agent. BY GERARD SPLENDORE, Inman Housing from the 1960s is characterized by innovations that made residential living more convenient than ever before American housing styles have changed, and continue to change, throughout the country and as homeowners’ tastes and […]


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1820 29th Street, South Park 3 + 2 Optional BR, 2.5BA  I  2,208 ESF  Offered at $1,300,000 SUPER SOUTH PARK OPPORTUNITY! Transform this large two-story property into a dream home or perhaps income producing units. Please review the floor plan in the documents section to get a feel for the flexible layout. The upper level (interior photos) […]


The Kensington Story

By Michael Good | House Calls San Diego premier Spanish Colonial neighborhood is ready for its close-up in a new picture book For such a quiet, respectable community, Kensington has had its fair share of mystery and intrigue over the years. Neighborhood lore has it that someone on Marlborough Drive forgot to mow his lawn back […]

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Join our SOHO expert docents every third Sunday of the month as they tell you stories of the Marston House and its environs and of one of San Diego’s greatest architects, Irving J. Gill. With four great tour choices we understand if you can’t pick just one. Bring your camera and friends.  The health and safety […]


Water Conservation in the Home …

“From time-to-time, I think we all need to re-evaluate what we can do to save more water. The experts are indicating that California is in a serious drought situation. I thought these tips might help.” – Lisa Ashkins From: The most effective way to save water is to upgrade to efficient fixtures. But there […]

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The Greenest of Conservation Solutions

HISTORIC PRESERVATION By Alana Coons, SOHO San Diego pre•ser•va•tion – The activity of protecting something from loss or danger, an occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change  con•ser•va•tion – Preservation or restoration from loss, damage, or neglect  sus•tain – To keep in existence; maintain  The words preservation and conservation […]

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Time for Home Maintenance

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been “sheltering in place” for weeks now. Most of us are spending more time in our homes than we ever expected we would. This is an opportune time to look around and create a “to do list” of home projects. Near the top of the list, right after cleaning […]

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How to Best Navigate New Color Trends

Bold, saturated colors are back after years of calm beiges, soothing grays, and varied whites dominating the interior design scene. What’s a homeowner to do? Article from New York Times For years, homeowners and their real estate professionals have walked a fine line between current interior trends and choosing a neutral palette that attracts the […]

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