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As the temperature today reaches a delightful 79 degrees in San Diego, it's hard to believe that Thanksgiving is just around the corner. While summer holds a special place in my heart, the holiday season is a close second, as it is a time when I travel to be with family and reconnect with my childhood roots in Tucson, Arizona.
Throughout the year, Ashley and I always try to show gratitude to our clients, not just during the holidays. However, this time of year provides us with a special opportunity to express our deepest gratitude and appreciation for the impact you make on our lives. Your unwavering support for our business and your trust and faith in us to be your advocates have been instrumental in our success. It's because of you that we have achieved what some people only dream of - a fulfilling career that extends well beyond any business transaction.
As the holiday season approaches, we wish you immense joy, safety, and togetherness. May your days be filled with love, cherished friendships, and delectable meals that warm both the heart and the stomach. We want to take this moment to thank you for being a part of our close circle of clients. Your continued support and partnership mean the world to us. Here's to many more years of working together and making dreams come true.
- Noel and Ashley -
Pumpkin Carving Contest Winners
We are excited to announce the winners of the 1st annual Pumpkin Carving Contest!!! We were blown away by your creativity and diverse entries, which made it very hard for us to rank winners. Since Kip, Ashley, and I were the judges we took the liberty to create winners by categories. And here they are!!!
“Pumpkin Pi” Winner: Cutest Pumpkin Submission: Ronan
“Mrs. Vampire Cat” Winner: Spookiest Pumpkin Submission: Josi
“Noel’s next listing” Winner: Most Creative Submission: Briggs
“The Dragon” Winner: Most Unique Submission: Evan
“Red Hat Lady Society Club” Winner: Most Creative Submission: Sandy
“Pumpkin Eating Pumpkin” Winner: Best Pumpkin Submission: Phill
“Bruno” Tied for Most Detailed Submission: Kennedy
“The Princess” Tied for Most Detailed Submission: Victor
We appreciate all of your entries and are excited to see what new creative carvings you come up with next year!!
OTAY MESA WEST
3622 Agosto Street
3 BD 2.5 BA 1300 SF $799,000
Welcome to this beautifully updated, single-story home in San Diego’s Otay Mesa West neighborhood.
Behind the automatic gate and past the mature landscape, you’ll find an inviting lanai that is a perfect multi-purpose space, extending both the interior and exterior living space. Step inside the home and the tastefully updated interior that is filled with natural light is immediately evident. The thoughtfully chosen finishes like luxury vinyl plank flooring, tall baseboards, custom paint, and new light fixtures add elegance to every corner of the home. The fully updated kitchen is a chef's dream, boasting quartz countertops, a kitchen island with a waterfall edge, rich-colored shaker cabinets with substantial storage, and stainless steel appliances. The open-concept design creates a seamless flow throughout the main living areas. Retreat to the primary bedroom with dual closets, remodeled ensuite bathroom, and direct access to the back patio. Down the hallway from the primary bedroom are an additional two bedrooms served by a remodeled hallway bathroom.
As you make your way outside, you'll discover a private low-maintenance backyard, complete with a beautiful pergola making it a perfect place to relax and unwind to enjoy the idyllic San Diego weather year-round. Whether you're hosting a barbecue or simply savoring a morning cup of coffee, this outdoor space is sure to become a favorite retreat. The single-car garage has a separate entrance off the lanai and is wired with a 240v electric car charger.
Otay Mesa West, in the heart of South Bay, is conveniently located close to the US-Mexico border making it a gateway to international trade and business plus easy freeway access makes coastal Imperial Beach and Coronado just minutes away. Diverse cultures, traditions, annual festivals, and culinary delights converge in this area along with adorned parks, trails, and recreational areas creating a welcoming atmosphere and a wonderful place to call home.
Call me at 619.890.2877 to schedule a private tour today!
NOVEMBER 6TH - 12TH
San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival
Where the sea meets the turf and the food meets the foodies, you won't want to miss out on one of the most iconic food festivals of San Diego. Get classy with hundreds of the best wineries and culinary legends around the globe. Choose from 26 different themed tasting events to tailor your experience. Click here for more information.
NOVEMBER 11TH, 5PM
The top NWSL teams go head-to-head at Snapdragon Stadium for the 2023 championship. This is a fantastic opportunity to see real-life World Cup players and Olympians up close doing their magic! With quarterfinals approaching, there may be a chance to see Alex Morgan lead our #1 seeded San Diego Wave FC team to take a home field advantage win. Click here for more information.
NOVEMBER 19TH, 9AM-4PM
Holiday Street Fair - Encinitas
Get in the gift-giving spirit in the beautiful coastal town of Encinitas, two blocks from the ocean! Featuring 4 live music stages, beer gardens, and plenty of local vendors to support your holiday shopping needs. Make sure to BYOB - bring your own bag! Click here for more information.
THANKSGIVING DAY, 7:30AM
Turkey Trot 5K - Run For Hope
The 22nd annual original San Diego Turkey Trot is back! Sign up for a quick 5K run/walk through Balboa Park to help support Father Joe's Villages' mission to feed the homeless during these holiday season of giving. Registration is still open to participate, or head down to join the plenty of supporters cheer on our athletes. Click here for more information.
Lifestyle Tips and Tricks
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