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Here’s to 2021!

Hello, and here’s to 2021! While most are cursing the year past, I’m counting down the moments to the new year, and welcoming all the possibilities that lie ahead. I've never been more grateful...

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by Garret Milligan

Holiday Happenings: Magical Holiday Lights, Festive Decorations, & Delicious Dining

As we are embracing the spirit of the season (the best we can), we’ve gathered a list of the best and brightest dining, entertainment & fun to be enjoyed through December in and around my...

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Support Small Businesses & Cross Everyone Off Your Christmas List

Home-grown, local San Diego brands that bring holiday spirit – and spirits! Our team put our heads together to share some of our local favorites - small brands who are locally born-and-bred. We...

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Neighborhood Guide: Carmel Valley (92130)

Here you’ll find an array of amenities, outdoor recreation and excellent schools. Chic, “coastal ranch”, Carmel Valley brings an opportunity for clients to find homes ready for...

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Local Market Trend Report

Nearly every day I’m asked about my thoughts on the market. “Is now the time to sell?” and “Is now the time to buy?” My response is always to dig in and connect with my client’s...

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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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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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by Garret Milligan