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Q&A with Brothers & Co-Founders of Aerial 9 Media

The Lockheimer brothers are a valuable part of our extended team and I’m always happy to put the spotlight on entrepreneurs doing it right. Thanks to their stellar resource, we have been able to...

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by Garret Milligan

Setting Up a Happy Distance-Learning Space

Supporting a child of any age in their distance-learning experience definitely brings up some questions. Where do you give kids their own personal space while also keeping an eye on them? How do you...

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Milligan Minute: Real Estate During COVID-19: Mortgages, Lending, Buying, & Selling

While economic downturns typically aren’t good news for the real estate market, this is the first in American history to result in more people moving and significantly low mortgage rates. Will...

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A Neighborhood Guide to Cardiff-by-the-Sea

Heading down the coast from the heart of downtown Encinitas, you’ll find Cardiff-by-the-Sea, or Cardiff as the locals call it. To the west are expansive views of the Pacific Ocean with the lagoon...

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A Neighborhood Guide to Encinitas

With my recent sale of this incredible coastal estate in Encinitas, I thought it  would be fitting to share a neighborhood guide to this seaside enclave of North San Diego. The walkability from my...

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SOLD: $8.8 Million Encinitas Estate

Now this is a client experience I will be proud of for a lifetime. It took perseverance, patience and keen negotiating skills. It took research, listening and attention to detail. It took strength...

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Growing up Rancho Santa Fe

It’s been said that, “the only constant in life is change.” This is certainly true in many facets of my life and career but not when it comes to my treasured hometown of Rancho Santa Fe. My...

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Mortgage Rates haven’t been this low in 50 years. What does this mean for homebuyers now?

Who you work with matters more than ever now. And that’s why I’m incredibly thankful to my colleague and friend, Ken Moran, who took time out of his busy schedule to provide this valuable...

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Increase the Value of Your Home – and Your Wealth – With a Granny Flat Addition

The appeal of a granny flat or accessory dwelling unit (ADU) on a property instantly brings an elevated value-add to potential buyers. Not to mention, the opportunities for the space are ample - from...

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Top 10 Things To Do While “Social Distancing”

It’s certainly an unprecedented time we are living in. Many of us are working from home, staying in, had a trip canceled, and are lost without our favorite sporting events. There are plenty of...

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Six Must-Attend San Diego Events in March

Head outdoors with festivals, parades, and sporting events all-month-long Can you feel spring? It’s right around the corner! With the change in seasons, March always seems to have a variety of...

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Winter Weekend Getaways

Your Next Road Trip Destination from San Diego For those of us lucky to call San Diego home, we are not short of beautiful weather all-year-round. However, it’s still nice to take a quick...

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by Garret Milligan