Restaurant of the Moment: Board & Brew

1212 Camino Del Mar

Del Mar, CA 92014

www.BoardandBrew.com

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Board & Brew has been a Del Mar staple for over 30 years. They stick to a simple menu, offering quality sandwiches and craft beer. It’s a simple concept, but Board & Brew does it really well. With a laid-back, beach-inspired environment, it’s no wonder Board and Brew has become the iconic hotspot for surfers and business professionals alike.

Quality ingredients and simple, California-style sandwich creations are what keep people coming back. The Turkado is their most popular sandwich. However, the real secret that puts Board and Brew above the rest has got to be their sauce. A sweet and sour creation, their sauce is unlike any other and goes great with any type of sandwich. Many have claimed to have developed a physical addiction to this sauce, but this phenomenon has yet to be supported by scientific evidence. Kids and adults agree, Board & Brew is one of the best spots in Del Mar to grab a lunchtime bite!

Live outside of Del Mar? Board & Brew has expanded in recent years with locations across San Diego in Scripps Ranch, Del Sur, Pacific Beach, and even two shops in Carlsbad!

 

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Design Trends: Chevron Tile Layouts

Chevron tile is one of the most popular design trends for homes at the moment.  Chevron is a zigzag pattern that comes to a sharp point: imagine the letter “V” on repeat. The neat way the tiles fit together, the sharp central line where the V meets, and the textured zigzag horizontal pattern all work together to make this tile pattern super chic. Using slightly contrasting tiles colors to subtly define the zigzags, or blending block-color tiles with wood-look ones are very on-trend ways to work this look. Chevron tile can be used in flooring, on a backsplash, in rugs, or even on your walls!

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Recipe: Wine-Marinated Pot Roast

Ingredients

  • 1 – 3-3 1/2 – pound boneless beef chuck arm pot roast, beef chuck shoulder pot roast or beef chuck seven-bone pot roast
  • 1 – 750 milliliter bottle fruity red wine (such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Red Zinfandel or Merlot)
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher, sea salt or regular salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • tablespoons olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 10 1/2 – ounce can condensed beef broth
  • 1/4 cup no salt added tomato paste
  • tablespoon Dijon-style mustard
  • tablespoon herbes de Provence, fines herbes or Italian seasoning, crushed
  • cloves garlic, chopped
  • bay leaves
  • large onion, cut into thin wedges
  • medium carrots, peeled, cut in half lengthwise, and halved crosswise or 2 cups packaged peeled fresh baby carrots
  • medium parsnips, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces or 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cut lengthwise into sixths
  • cups whole fresh cremini mushrooms
  • stalks celery, bias-sliced into 1-inch pieces
  • Hot cooked noodles (optional)
  • tablespoons snipped Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
  • Baguette-style French bread, cut into 1-1/2-inch slices (optional)

Directions

  1. Trim fat from meat. Place meat in a resealable plastic bag set in a shallow dish. Pour wine over meat; seal bag. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 8 hours and up to 24 hours, turning bag occasionally.
  2. Drain meat, reserving wine. Pat meat dry with paper towels. Sprinkle meat with salt and black pepper. In a 4- to 6-quart Dutch oven, over medium heat brown meat on all sides in hot oil.
  3. In a medium saucepan, bring reserved wine to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 15 to 20 minutes or until wine is reduced by half, about 1-1/2 cups. Stir in beef broth, tomato paste, mustard, herbes de Provence, garlic and bay leaves. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered for 5 minutes more. Pour wine mixture over meat in Dutch oven; add onion.
  4. Bake, covered, in a 325 degree F oven for 2-1/2 hours. Add carrots, parsnips, mushrooms and celery. Bake, covered, about 1 hour more or until meat is very tender. Transfer meat and vegetables to a large serving platter, reserving juices in Dutch oven. Cover meat and vegetables with foil to keep warm.
  5. For wine sauce, skim off any fat from juices. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 to 15 minutes or until juices are slightly thickened. Season to taste.
  6. Slice meat or use a fork to break meat apart into pieces. Serve wine sauce with meat, vegetables and noodles. Sprinkle meat and vegetables with parsley. If you like, serve with French bread. Makes 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts:

Servings Per Recipe 8, Thiamin (mg) 0, Potassium (mg) 840, iron (mg) 3, sodium (mg) 577, sugar (g) 5, vit. C (mg) 13, vit. A (IU) 5348, cal. (kcal) 467, Monounsaturated fat (g) 11, Folate (µg) 51, sat. fat (g) 8, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, fiber (g) 4, calcium (mg) 69, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 2, carb. (g) 16, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, pro. (g) 29, Niacin (mg) 7, chol. (mg) 118, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Fat, total (g) 24

 

Just Sold: October 2018

Thank you for all your support, here are some of the houses Coastal Premier Properties has helped clients buy or sell throughout the county last month. If we can help you or someone you know with making a move, please contact us!

                                                                                                                                                                 

550 Front Street 1201

(Downtown)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Rare view downtown condo with near unobstructed panoramic views of the city, the Bay, Coronado, and the Ocean. The view looks over the convention center and Children’s Museum so the sweeping views not likely to be blocked in the future. Not a corridor view!! Enjoy the 10′ ceilings in the southwest corner of The Pinnacle. Gourmet kitchen with granite counters and island, Italian Snaidero cabinetry, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Bosch 5 burner cooktop, Bosch double oven and Bosch dishwasher.Concierge services.

Sold for $1,527,500.

                                                                                                                                                                 

711 Costa Del Sur

(San Marcos)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Stunning Views! Bella Vista Collection of San Elijo Hills. Features a wide open floor plan, gourmet kitchen with large center island, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, dual ovens, main level bedroom & bathroom, guest suite, designated office & upstairs loft. Master retreat offers soaking tub, walk-in closet and private sun-deck with ocean & mountain views! The backyard is a dream with a salt water pool & spa, built-in bbq, covered loggia and outdoor dinning. Cul de sac street.Must see!

Sold for $1,299,000.

                                                                                                                                                                 

3416 Camino Corte

(Carlsbad)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

First time on Market. Original Owner hand picked this Beautiful Canyon View Lot. Enjoy the Exceptional Sunsets from the Tropical Backyard complete with Pool and Spa. Upstairs you will catch the Sunsets and Peaceful Canyon Views from the Master Retreat which has an Oversize Deck. There are 3 additional Bedrooms upstairs. Enter the Front Door into the Sun filled Living Room with it’s High Volume and Gorgeous Hardwood Floors. The Kitchen is Flooded with Light from the Wall of Windows.

Sold for $1,280,000.

                                                                                                                                                                 

15862 Pomerol Lane
 

(San Diego)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Beautiful remodeled move in condition view home on 1/2 acre park like setting w/pool & spa! Wow! Open concept taken down to the studs 2016, split level includes dutch door entry, cathedral white planked ceilings, 3 spacious upstrs bedrms, gorgeous kitchen w/slab Carrara marble,farmhouse sink, S/S Thermador appl, SubZero frig! Warm hickory flooring, 3 sets French drs, 2 fireplaces, neutral wool carpets, pool/spa, basketball 1/2 court plus views! Low HOAs

Sold for $1,650,000.

                                                                                                                                                                 

5255 Timber Branch Way

(Carmel Valley)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer/Seller

Perfect 4S Ranch family home! Open floor plan with ample natural light, amazing backyard perfect for entertaining and children, and huge Master Retreat with upgrades in the master bath! Convenient location and quiet, family friendly neighborhood!

Sold for $1,220,000

                                                                                                                                                                 
6367 Autumn Gold Way

(Carmel Valley)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Immaculate Pacific Highlands home in The Elms community. Built in 2016 & is practically new! Spacious master suite w/ large master bath & walk in closet. Kitchen features custom cabinets, stainless steel appliances, and quartz counter-tops. Wood flooring on ground level and like new carpet on 2nd level! Mature landscaping featuring custom Jacuzzi with cascading waterfall, built in fire pit and BBQ. 2 car garage. Quite neighborhood. Close to Pacific Highlands Ranch Village Center and Carmel Valley schools.

Sold for $1,176,000.

                                                                                                                                                                 

13355 Tining Drive

(Poway)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

Seller’s spent over $200K on upgrades for this beautifully redesigned home! Sophisticated and elegant, this home features fully remodeled exterior & interior including kitchen & baths with top of the line finishes. Fabulous open floor plan includes hardwood flooring, dramatic wall to ceiling fireplace in LR, vaulted ceilings & lots of upgraded windows for natural light. Wonderful private location at the end of a cul de sac on a generous size lot for entertaining, gardening or room for kids to play.

Sold for $990,000.

                                                                                                                                                                 

7240 Arroyo Grande Rd

(Rancho Penasquitos)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

Wonderful 5 bed, 3 bath home in the highly-sought after Cabrera neighborhood in Torrey Highlands! Beautiful, open floor plan with spacious loft! Chef’s kitchen boasts of plenty of cabinet and counterstop space, as well as center prep island! Fireplace and entertainment niche in the living room! Private Master Retreat with gorgeous master bath! You will love this location! Just seconds from CA-56 freeway and a quick drive to Torrey Pines or Del Mar! Eligible for Poway Unified School District!

Sold for $941,500.

                                                                                                                                                                 

15455 Garden Road

(Poway)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

Welcome home to this move-in ready executive family home! Beautifully upgraded with hardwood & travertine flooring, recessed lighting, fresh neutral paint colors, crown molding and updated baseboards. Remodeled kitchen and baths includes newer cabinets, granite counters. Situated in private low traffic Sycamore Creek, country living with close proximity to shopping and recreation areas. Top PUSD with no HOA or Mellor Roos!
Sold for $850,000.

                                                                                                                                                                 

12827 Texana St

(Rancho Penasquitos)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Located in Rancho Penasquitos is this beautiful 2 story turn-key home. It is found in an award winning school district; it is within driving distance to 4 or 5 beautiful parks equipped with play structures; and it is close to a Recreational Center, a local library, and Rancho Penasquitos Towne Center. It is the perfect location! This home features- fully owned solar, hardwood floors, up to date furnace & A/C unit, fresh paint, a front bedroom downstairs – great for an office/exercise room/or playroom.

Sold for $860,000.

                                                                                                                                                                 

1724 Willowspring Dr N

(Encinitas)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Highly sought after Summerhill twinhome located across from greenbelt. ABSOLUTELY STUNNING upgrades inc: new kitchen, bathrooms, all new wood flooring, windows, lighting, updated electrical, overhead storage in garage, level 2 charger (for electric vehicles), wood banister and stairs, whole house attic fan, landscaping complete with grapefruit, mango, lemon, lime, fig and avocado trees, drip system and brand new SOLAR (purchased and paid for). Blue ribbon schools too!

Sold for $810,000.

                                                                                                                                                                 

4793 Flying Cloud Way

(Carlsbad)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

This is the one you have been waiting for in Laguna Del Mar! It checks ALL the boxes! Luxurious single story living at its best. PANORAMIC views of the majestic Agua Hedionda Lagoon. Large corner lot with lush landscaping. Feels like a detached home. Only 8 homes on the cul-de-sac. Highly upgraded interior with remodeled kitchen and baths. Dramatic vaulted ceilings, skylights, picture windows. Private rear yard with raised view deck. Community tennis court, pool and spa. CARLSBAD SCHOOLS! Move-in ready!

Sold for $820,000.

                                                                                                                                                                 

8523 Aspect Dr

(Mission Valley)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

Model home plan one at Lucent II is available! Gorgeous inside, appointed w/high end finishes & designer upgrades. Single story living, Open living, kitchen w/breakfast bar Island, stainless steel appliances, Caesarstone ginger counters. Upgraded floors. MBR w/walk in closet, dual vanity & separate shower, secondary bedroom, study, laundry room, expansive deck & attached two car garage leads you to lobby w/elevator to your private residence. Washer,dryer & refrigerator included and more. See supplement.
Sold for $799,794.

                                                                                                                                                                 

5470 Wolverine Ter

(Carlsbad)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

Wonderful family home in Carlsbad! 4 bedrooms including first floor living option! Spacious Great Room and kitchen- perfect for entertaining friends and family! Upstairs loft is the perfect space for kids play area or entertainment space! HUGE Master Retreat with room for separate sitting area! Private backyard with easy upkeep featuring artificial turf and paved patio! Just minutes to everything- restaurants, shopping, hospitals, golfing, and beautiful Southern California coastal beaches!
Sold for $785,000.

                                                                                                                                                                 

4024 Alto St

(Oceanside)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Stunningly remodeled split level, four bedroom, two bath home with OCEAN and MOUNTAIN views in the CARLSBAD school district! Newly updated and upgraded with quartz counter tops in kitchen with new stainless steel appliances! New premium roof! New dual pane windows in bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchen and more! Updated electrical system! Recessed lighting! New farmhouse sink! New carpet in bedrooms and living room! New waterproof plank flooring in kitchen and dining area! Numerous dual pane windows installed!
Sold for $740,000.

                                                                                                                                                                 

9635 Graceland Way

(Rancho Penasquitos)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Lovely family home located in the heart of Rancho Penasquitos! Light, bright and open floor plan! High, vaulted ceilings, hardwood flooring throughout, and plenty of windows on the first floor! Formal living room, dining room, family room and breakfast area! Amazing backyard space with covered, paved patio area, fire pit and grassy lawn! You can’t beat this location! Eligible for Poway Unified School District! Minutes from YMCA, groceries, shopping, and CA-56 and I15 freeways!
Sold for $719,099.

                                                                                                                                                                 

325 7Th Ave 1608

(Downtown)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

Beautiful, 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath corner north/west unit. This is a bright, quiet and private home. Furniture is included. Original owner, rarely used as a second home. Watch games and concerts from the beautifully furnished, large 7th floor party deck with indoor and outdoor kitchens, fireplaces and seating around the fire pits. The building has many more amenities: pool, spa, gym and 24 hour security.

Sold for $700,000.

                                                                                                                                                                 

13952 Stoney Gate Pl

(Carmel Mountain Ranch)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Gorgeous one story home located in the highly desirable Fairway Village neighborhood! Open kitchen to family room layout is perfect for entertaining guests. Bright natural light, high ceilings, upgraded stone fireplace, light fixtures and shutters. Kitchen features stainless appliances, granite counters, island and rich white cabinets. Master-suite offers vaulted ceilings, walk-in closet, dual sinks, and access to the beautiful backyard. Nearby schools, parks, shopping & easy access to I-15 freeway!

Sold for $700,000.

                                                                                                                                                                 

3645-3647 Fairmount Ave

(City Heights)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

Great investment opportunity, mixed use commercial\residential in the heart of City Heights. Good amount of parking Many different options and opportunities available with this property. Light fixer, deferred maintenance on exterior, most interiors in relatively good shape. Upstairs 3 bedroom recently repainted and new carpet installed. Zoning is CUPD-CU-3-6. All tenants are month to month. Short walk to Landis Park, Swim Center, Library and Shopping.

Sold for $735,000.

 

                                                                                                                                                                 

1945 Skyknoll Way

(Encinitas)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Very desirable townhome located in Encinitas. This home features hardwood floors, updated kitchen with newer appliances, updated bathrooms, extra large master bedroom with a balcony, recessed lighting, newer hardware throughout, plantation shutters, re-textured ceilings, newer windows, tank-less water heater, and a salt free water conditioner and filtration system. Community amenities include a playground, pool and spa. Close to Flora Vista Elementary and Diegueno Junior High School.

Sold for $650,000.

                                                                                                                                                                 

21639 Trail Blazer Ln

(Escondido)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

Harmony Grove Village is an all new master planned community that blends a rural landscape with modern design sensibility. Harmony Grove Villages’ natural elements encompass relocated Heritage oaks, multi-use trails, picturesque parks and an equestrian area. Resort-style amenities include The Grove Recreation Area with swimming pool, spa, wading pool and splash pad plus BBQ areas, shade structures and playground. Enjoy a convenient location in North County just west of I15 and SR-78!

Sold for $595,000.

                                                                                                                                                                 

9521 Questa Pointe

(Mira Mesa)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Sold for $550,000.

                                                                                                                                                                 

8332 Regents Rd B

(University City)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

The home is lifted up above the rooftops & back off the street offering an exclusive, picture-window view from every wrap-around, south-facing room *Enjoy the sunsets from your secret pergola *Medallion Homes are a rare slice of San Diego, and mid-century, history – built for energy efficiency. *Updated kitchen, bathroom *Original wood floors & Art-Deco style details frame the era, perfectly
Sold for $442,800.

                                                                                                                                                                 

11373 Matinal Cir

(Rancho Bernardo)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Great floor-plan in the desirable gated community of Vista Cupertino. Vaulted ceilings give off awesome light and bright feel. Gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Open floor plan from kitchen to large living room with custom paint. Large master suite with dbl sinks and oversized closet. Back yard is low maintenance with synthetic grass and custom built-in firepit. Big 2 car garage with storage and laundry nook. Convenient location in complex with green space close to home. HAS A/C!!!!

Sold for $415,000.

                                                                                                                                                                 

4151 34th 3

(Chula Vista)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

This home has been freshly painted and features new vinyl plank, wood-like flooring. Easy to maintain and very popular these days. The attached one-car garage has direct access into the kitchen, providing both a secure entry and convenience. There is a small enclosed back patio area with access through the sliding glass doors in the master bedroom. The front patio is large enough for outdoor dining and barbecues. The living room has a fireplace with a slate tile surround. Don’t miss this one!

Sold for $405,000.

 

                                                                                                                                                                 

10513 Caminito Sulmona

(Rancho Penasquitos)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

Welcome to this charming 2 bedroom 1 bath home that offers lots of natural light and privacy. No Unit above or below, end unit that lives like a single story. Best unit available in the complex! Gorgeous remodel -Like new!! Move right into this beautiful home featuring new flooring throughout, new windows, new paint, updated bathroom & updated kitchen! Remodeled kitchen is outfitted with ALL NEW cabinets, granite counter tops & farm-style sink.

Sold for $332,000.

                                                                                                                                                                 

10386 Alphonse G6

(Santee)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Welcome home to this charming 3 bedroom 2 bath condo in Santee. This unit is located upstairs with a private balcony and a gorgeous view. Large master bedroom and newly updated bathrooms as well as a full size washer and dryer. Beautifully well kept community, sparkling pool and pets are welcome! Walking distance to award winning schools, shopping and Woodglen Vista park. This unit is VA approved.

Sold for $325,000.

                                                                                                                                                                 

3545 Grove St 225

(Lemon Grove)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Resort style living in a fully gated community. Spacious 2 bedroom, 2 full bath home with vaulted ceilings, stainless appliances, granite counters and a very private balcony. 2 carport parking spots and the community features pool/spa, playground. bbq area and more. Central A/C that blows COLD. This home has it all.

Sold for $306,000

 

                                                                                                                                                                 

October 2018 Real Estate Market in Review

October San Diego real estate market in review: As of October 2018, the median detached home in San Diego County sold for $642,000 up 7.0% from the previous year.

Detatched Median Sales

As of  October 2018, the median attached home (including condos, townhomes, and twinhomes in San Diego County sold for $420,000, up 6.3% from last year.

Detatched Median Sales

The average detached home in San Diego spent 33 days on the market.

Detatched Median Sales

Condos, twinhomes, and townhomes in San Diego spent an average of 27 days on the market.

Detatched Median Sales

As of October 2018, the average seller of a detached home in San Diego County receives 97.5% of the original list price at the close of the sale.

Detatched Median Sales

As of October 2018, the owners of attached properties (condos, twinhomes, and townhomes) retained 98.3% of the original list price.

Avg % of Original Price Attached

The inventory of homes in San Diego County is still very low.

Detatched Median Sales

The supply of attached properties is also quite low.

Detatched Median Sales

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Home-Buyers Guide: Savings and Down Payments

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Your First Step Toward Buying a Home

When preparing to buy a home, the first thing many homebuyers do is look at the real estate ads in newspapers, magazines and listings on the Internet. Some potential buyers read how-to articles like this one. The next thing you should do – before you call on an ad, before you talk to a REALTOR®, before you shop for interest rates – is look at your savings.

Why?

Because determining how much money you have available for down payment and closing costs affects almost every aspect of buying a home – including how you write your purchase offer, the loan programs you qualify for, and shopping for interest rates.

Mortgage Programs

If you only have enough available for a minimum down payment, your choices of loan program will be limited to only a few types of mortgages. If someone is giving you a gift for all or part of the down payment, your options are also limited. If you have enough for the down payment, but need the lender or seller to cover all or part of your closing costs, this further limits your options. If you borrow all or a portion of the down payment from your 401K or retirement plan, different loan programs have different rules on how you qualify.

Of course, if you have enough for a large down payment, then you have lots of choices.

Your loan choices include such varied programs as conventional fixed rate loans, adjustable rate mortgages, buydowns, VA, FHA, graduated payment mortgages and all the varieties of each.

Shopping for Rates

A very important reason you need to have at least some idea of your down payment is for shopping for interest rates. Some loan programs charge a slightly higher interest rate for minimal down payments. Plus, the interest rates for different loan programs are not the same. For example, conventional, VA, and FHA all offer fixed rate loans. However, the rates vary from one program to another.Image result for mortgage rate

If you shop lenders by phone, the loan officer will be able to tell you which programs fit and quote your rates accordingly. However, if you are shopping on the Internet, you have to develop some idea of your loan program on your own.

Writing Your Offer

Another reason you need to have a clue about your down payment is because it affects how you write your offer to purchase a home. Not only are you required to put your down payment information in the offer, but also different loan programs have different rules that also affect how you write your offer. This is especially important when dealing with FHA and VA loans.

If you are asking the seller to pay all or part of your closing costs, you have to be certain your loan program allows what you are asking. For smaller down payments, lenders allow the seller to pay less closing costs than for larger down payments. Some loan programs will allow a seller to pay certain types of costs, but not others.

Image result for writing an offer homeFinally, your down payment also affects your ability to qualify for a loan. When you make a small down payment, lenders are fairly strict about having you conform to their underwriting guidelines. For larger down payments, they will tend to make allowances or exceptions to the rules.

Conclusion

As you can see, the down payment affects every choice you make when you buy a home. Although you should look at ads, familiarize yourself with neighborhoods, learn about prices, and read as much as you can – when you get ready to take action – the first thing you should do is figure out how much money you have available for the purchase.