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Top 7 Museums in Balboa Park

Top 7 Museums in Balboa Park

Just a mile and a half from downtown San Diego lies a refreshing urban haven, the beloved Balboa Park. Among its cultural treasures are 15 world-class museums embraced by vibrant, colorful landscapes. Both visitors and locals who own real estate in downtown San Diego find it easy to get lost in the vast repertoire of… Read More

How Much Condo Insurance Should I Buy?

How Much Condo Insurance Should I Buy?

During the second quarter of 2019, the San Diego real estate market showed signs of greater stability. While the number of available listings was still below buyers’ expectations, sellers became more motivated in terms of price negotiations. In downtown San Diego, sales of condominium units and lofts were brisk thanks to strong demand stimulated by… Read More

Do Popcorn Ceilings Reduce Sound?

Do Popcorn Ceilings Reduce Sound?

Popcorn ceilings, also known as acoustic ceilings or textured ceilings, reached their height of popularity between the 1940s and 1970s as an affordable way to finish ceilings and reduce noise. While popcorn ceilings are rarely considered desirable today, you’ll still see them in homes across the country, including San Diego condos downtown. Here’s what you… Read More

Top Day Care for Dogs in Downtown San Diego

Top Day Care for Dogs in Downtown San Diego

The research dog owners often conduct when house hunting isn’t limited to finding pet-friendly properties. In downtown San Diego, a few condo towers and loft buildings welcome pets, but there’s more to keeping animal companions than simply finding a place where they’re allowed to live. Dog day care centers offer canines an alternative to staying… Read More

6 Things to Check When You’re Getting a Condo Inspected

6 Things to Check When You’re Getting a Condo Inspected

A home inspection is an important step of the condo-buying process, one that shouldn’t be overlooked. In some cases, mortgage lenders make property inspections part of the conditions to be satisfied before closing. If this isn’t the case with your pending transaction, you should insist on it even if you end up paying for it… Read More