Recipe: How to make a Homemade Pizookie

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What You Need: 

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 tsp of vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking poweder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Vanilla ice Cream

How To:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a microwave safe bowl melt the butter and transfer into a mixing bowl.
  3. Add the brown sugar and whisk to combine. Add the vanilla and egg and continue to whisk until totally incorporated.
  4. Add the flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda to the wet ingredients and mix until fully combined. Add the chocolate chips and mix to combine.
  5. Spray a medium sized skillet with baking spray. Transfer the batter into the skillet and spread it evenly. Bake for 22-24 minutes until just still slightly gooey in the middle and golden around the edges. Remove from the oven and let rest for a few minutes before topping with scoops of ice cream and serving. It’s 100% meant to be eaten right out of the skillet.

 

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Just Sold: June 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!

5406 Calzada del Bosque

(Rancho Santa Fe)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer/Seller

Sophistication with a French flair taking two years to create! All on one level with the highest caliber of thought and materials through-out including stunning Chef’s kitchen, walnut flooring, beautiful moldings & beams, smart home technology, exquisite landscaping with lovely gardens and salt-water pool/spa & list goes on and on. This stunning estate is situated on 2.48 acres on the West side of RSF approx. 7 min to the Coast, Award winning Roger Rowe school, don’t let this one pass you by!

Sold for $3,550,000.

7659 Sitio Manana

(Carlsbad)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

Absolutely breathtaking, OCEAN VIEWS from this PREMIER, ELEVATED LOT in desirable LA COSTA OAKS! Brand new carpet & custom paint throughout this beautifully upgraded showplace! Elegant entry w/ wrought iron staircase, 5 fireplaces, chef’s kitchen & more! Upstairs are 4 bdrms including a large master w/retreat/view balcony & lavish master bath. There is also a large bdrm suite AND office W/fireplace on first floor! The bkyrd is a kids dream come true! Custom saltwater pool w/ grotto, BBQ w/bar.

Sold for $1,799,000.

7346 La Jolla Blvd

(La Jolla)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer/Seller

Stunning tudor style ocean view home within walking distance to Marine beach & village! Enjoy entertaining family & guests on the deck off the living room, or roof top deck with panoramic ocean views. Fully remodeled gourmet kitchen w granite counters, prep island, SS appliances, walk in pantry. Elegantly appointed with neutral paint, shutters, new carpet and upgraded lighting and baths. Cozy fireplaces in living room and master bedroom. New central AC. Enjoy no HOA fees and top La Jolla schools!

Sold for $1,732,500.

8728 Tillage Lane

(Rancho Santa Fe)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

Beautifully decorated executive home located in the Lakes above RSF, a gated enclave of newer homes. Amazing floorplan with open concept great room w huge gourmet kitchen, lovely dining area, multiple private flex spaces that could be an additional bedroom or office, downstairs guest suite w ensuite bath, & large loft. Professionally landscaped with multiple outdoor living spaces & stunning mountain views! Top PUSD – Del Norte HS, Oak Valley MS, Del Sur Elementary w option for Design 39 school.

Sold for $1,430,000.

11467 Bracken Fern Cove

(Scripps Ranch)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

MUST VIEW 3D Tour! Located in a quiet cul-de-sac in the heart of Scripps Ranch Villages, this highly modified, completely upgraded, custom home has everything – and is truly MOVE IN READY! Incredible floor plan features a downstairs bedroom suite, office, bonus room, and spectacular master suite with huge custom vanity area, massive custom closet, and wonderful master shower. Back yard is entertainers dream w/ pool,spa,slide, built-in BBQ area, and fire pit. Solar Electric is owned.

Sold for $1,398,000.

7567 Circulo Sequoia

(Carlsbad)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

Wow! Stunning La Costa Oaks home on large lot with peaceful views & entertainers backyard! Step inside to new carpeting, custom paint, 2 fireplaces, built ins & beautiful architecture. The chef’s kitchen features granite counters, SS appliances, upgraded cabinets, breakfast bar & nook area. This 5 bdrm home offers 1 bdrm suite on first floor. The tropical backyard features solar heated, salt water pool w/waterfall, spa, built in BBQ w/custom bar, multi- hole putting green, dog run and more! See supp.

Sold for $1,349,000.

5410 El Arbol Drive
 

(Carlsbad)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Wow!! Don’t miss a rare opportunity to live just 2 blocks to the shore! This recently updated beach cottage, located in the exclusive community of Terramar offering private beach access, boasts a sparkling swimming pool and spa, fresh interior and exterior paint, wood-like flooring, gorgeous original wood beam ceilings,new interior lighting, ceiling fans and an abundance of natural light. The home is set upon a nearly 9,000 square foot lot nearby to all of Coastal Carlsbad’s best restaurants & shopping!

Sold for $1,200,000.

8552 Celtic Ct

(Rancho Penasquitos)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

This Barcelona home offers the perfect location and lifestyle, set on a private cul-de-sac just short walk to top-ranked Adobe Bluffs Elementary! Tropical backyard with resurfaced pool, spa and lush professional landscaping sets the stage for ultimate entertaining. A spacious floor plan offers large rooms, high ceilings and custom upgrades including whole house water filtration, wood shutters and epoxy garage floors. Quiet location close to trails, shops. Sold for $1,250,000.
3985 Cypress Del Mar

(Carmel Valley)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Family size backyard. Elevated location. Light and bright south backyard. No mello roos and no homeowner fees. One bedroom on main level with four bedrooms up. Flat cul-de-sac location. Walk to schools, shopping, and parks. New carpet. Air conditioning.

Sold for $1,180,000.

11599 Winding Ridge Dr

(Scripps Ranch)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

Beautiful 4 bedroom and 4 bathroom home in Scripps Highlands with a bedroom and full bathroom on the first floor. This home has wood floors through out, oversized bonus room that could be split into two more bedrooms, master retreat with large master bathroom, formal dining and living rooms, large kitchen with eat in area and family room combo. Huge backyard w/ bbq area, large patio, built in wood burning fireplace and large grass area.

Sold for $1,110,000.

4612 Vereda Mar Del Sol

(Carmel Valley)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Torrey Hills’ best value! Gated courtyard entry. Convenient to shopping , parks, beaches & freeway access. Award Winning Schools. Remodeled Chef’s kitchen features center island, granite counters & double oven. Open entry with high ceilings, family room with raised hearth fireplace, lots of windows & easy access to private yard, three patios, mature landscaping, builtin BBQ & low maintenance. Over-sized master suite with custom built-in entertainment center & custom walk-in closet shelving. Sold for $1,191,000.

9992 Fox Valley Way

(Rancho Bernardo)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Highly upgraded Entertainer’s Delight on a Premier lot in Prime 4S Ranch Location!! This warm and inviting home is located on a cul-de-sac and has one of the larger lots/backyards in Homestead. Stunning backyard has a generously-sized heated pool/jacuzzi with newly resurfaced concrete coating on patio, outdoor kitchen/BBQ, large grass area, and mature landscaping. Perfect for entertaining!! Newly renovated kitchen has stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and custom backsplash.

Sold for $1,160,000

12041 Oakview Way

(Poway)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

Wonderful “Move In Ready” Belle Fleur home with a spectacular “Park Like” back yard! The highlights of this outstanding floor plan include a downstairs bedroom suite plus guest powder room, great main living space w/ large kitchen adjoining spacious family room, and a huge master suite with stunning views from the balcony! The upgraded kitchen boasts gorgeous slab granite counters, maple cabinetry w/ custom knobs, and high end stainless steel appliances. Poway School District.

Sold for $1,088,000.

11732 Wills Creek Rd

(Scripps Ranch)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

Great floor plan w/ vaulted ceilings upon entry, bedroom and full bathroom downstairs, a huge master suite w/ unique open air, covered balcony, and an additional bedroom suite upstairs. Kitchen adjoins family room featuring Cantina style folding doors which open to a “one of a kind” pavilion & built-in- BBQ bar in the back yard, creating a seamless indoor-outdoor main living space. Wonderful for entertaining! Updated windows, HVAC, Water Heater. Short walk to Dingeman Elem.
Sold for $1,060,000.

1270 Summit Point Way

(San Marcos)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer/Seller

Stunning home w/ PANORAMIC OCEAN,CANYON,& CITY LIGHT VIEWS located on a corner lot of a culdesac street on the border of Carlsbad & San Marcos in the prestigious community of Rancho Dorado. Meticulously maintained, this home offers formal living & dining rooms, large kitchen w/center island, huge family room w/fireplace, downstairs bed w/private full bath, loft, 3 car garage, master suite w/retreat & spacious balcony boasting breathtaking views, new paint/carpet. Huge pool-sized backyard with 180* views.
Sold for $1,015,000.

4865 Canterbury Dr

(Kensington)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Stunning Spanish Revival on a large corner lot in north Kensington is on the market for the first time in 53 years! You’re greeted by an original hand crafted front door, original hardwood flooring and an oversized step-down living room. The living room boasts an open beam ceiling, a dramatic sculpted plaster fireplace and plenty of sunlight throughout. Features also include: Monterrey style porch, hand wrought iron railing, Mission half barrel tile roof and a private backyard.
Sold for $1,160,400.

15070 cross stone dr

(Rancho Bernardo)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Turn key 4S Ranch home offers Gourmet kitchen with center island,granite counters, Upgraded tile and carpet, Custom paint, Built in computer desk and bookshelf, 4 bedroom/3 full bathroom/den and beautiful front yard and backyard. Walking distance to Stone Ranch Elementary school, Oak Valley middle school, Del Norte high school and Girls & Boys club.

Sold for $952,000.

7414 Arroyo Grande Rd

(Rancho Penasquitos)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Beautiful 4BR + Loft, 2.5BA Home in Torrey Highlands. Gorgeous wood floors downstairs; formal living room with tall ceilings. Lots of natural light! Separate dining room perfect for hosting family/friends. Spacious kitchen with HUGE island opens to family room with cozy fireplace. Perfect backyard with grassy area and plenty of room for your green thumb! All bedrooms + loft upstairs. Expansive Master with generous bathroom feat. tub, separate shower + his/hers closets!

Sold for $915,000.

11548 Corte Playa Las Brisas

(Tierrasanta)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Location! Location and Beautiful Views!! This 4-bed, 2.5-bath home is located on a cul-de-sac street, in a quiet setting, with beautiful views of evening lights, sunsets, mountains and hills! Some features of the home include granite countertops, gorgeous laminate flooring, vaulted ceilings, 3-car garage, 2 fireplaces, separate laundry room, lots of natural light a nice back yard, with a raised planter bed for gardening, and a stone patio with deck off of the master bedroom, to take in all of the views!

Sold for $855,000.

1580 Eden Ct

(San Marcos)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

Arabella Plan 2, beautifully upgraded home w/southern exposure! 4bd, 3 full baths, bedroom on 1st floor, hardwood floors, open kitchen complete with S/S appliances & new cook top, upgraded lighting, fireplace in family room, built in speakers & plantation shutters. Gorgeous landscaping with covered patio & new water heater. Amazing location close to schools & shopping with walk-score of 4.5 out of 5. All this plus lovely PHR community center with pool, gym & more!

Sold for $860,000.

1738 Friedrick Drive

(North Park)

SOLD

*Represented Selling

Step inside to a wide open floor plan with tons of windows for natural light & peaceful views of Juniper Canyon. The large, upgraded kitchen with added island, features a new dishwasher, stainless steel appliances and stone counters. The spacious backyard has plenty of room for entertaining, kids to play & the serene, lush views of Juniper Canyon! Central heating & air w/Nest Thermostat. Laundry room.
Sold for $799,000.

14829 Summerbreeze Way

(Carmel Mountain Ranch)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Wonderful, Carmel Mt Ranch home in prime location. Bright, spacious, open concept floor-plan with full bed & bath downstairs. Upgraded kitchen w/ granite counters & backsplash, breakfast bar, SS appliances & more. Other features include fully paid solar, vaulted ceilings, marble flooring, dual fireplace in living/family rooms. Master suite has nicely remodeled bathroom & walk in closet. Private backyard perfect for relaxing and entertaining. Close to shopping & dining, easy f’wy access & Poway Schools!

Sold for $810,000.

10022 Fieldthorn Street

(Rancho Bernardo)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Highly upgraded throughout, yet lowest price per sq. ft in the charming Tanglewood community of 4S Ranch! Open floor plan with three bedrooms, two and a half bath, plus a spacious bonus den. Upstairs master suite features a walk-in closet and upgraded bathroom with soaking tub and shower. Upgrades include quartz countertops, stainless steel kitchen appliances, plantation shutters, freshly painted interior walls, hardwood floors, berber carpet, and epoxy garage floors.

Sold for $806,000.

16217 Veridian Cir

(Del Sur)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

Beautiful, brand new family condo in Del Sur! Bright and open concept floor plan! Large, modern kitchen is full of upgrades! Granite countertops, espresso cabinetry, and stainless steel appliances! Master bathroom is completely new and upgraded featuring, tile flooring, spa like shower, soaking tub, and dual sink vanity. Highly sought-after Del Sur area in Poway Unified School District. Just minutes to shopping, restaurants, and I15 and CA-56 freeways!

Sold for $740,000.

358 Edgewater Drive

(San Marcos)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

GORGEOUS UPGRADED PROPERTY w/ END OF CUL-DE-SAC LOCATION in the gated Silver Crest community, featuring beautiful ENTERTAINER’S YARD w/ tropical landscaping, firepit, fountain & stamped concrete patio, OWNED SOLAR & 4 Bd/3 Ba (w/ 1Bd/Ba down). Premium laminate wood flooring, upgraded kitchen w/ S/S appliances, granite counters, custom backsplash & center island which opens to the family room w/ fireplace, +beautifully remodeled master bath w/ custom tile shower/tub & dual granite counters/vanities & MORE! Sold for $729,000.

3721 Caminito Carmel Landing

(Carmel Valley)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

Beautifully upgraded 3 bedroom end unit townhome with attached garage. Plenty of off street parking. Private fenced backyard, remodeled granite and stainless appliances, travertine and laminate flooring. Community pool, spa, and tennis. Award winning schools, located just minutes to shopping, fwy, and only 2 miles to the beach.

Sold for $700,000.

11261 Pinestone Court

(Carmel Mountain Ranch)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

Charming craftsman cottage on low traffic cul-de-sac! Centrally located and move-in ready! Downstairs master and additional bedroom on main floor lives like a single level! Optional bedroom/loft/office upstairs. Beautifully updated kitchen with granite countertops, custom wood cabinetry, SS appliances & travertine floors. High end laminate floors, vaulted ceilings & cozy fireplace in main living area. Central A/C plus dual pane vinyl windows/patio sliders. Close to shopping, freeways and schools.
Sold for $692,500.

3321 32nd Street

(North Park)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

GORGEOUS NORTH PARK CHARMER NESTLED IN THE HEART OF ALTADENA WITH A 2 CAR DETACHED GARAGE WITH ALLEY ACCESS…SIMPLE AND SERENE YARD SPACE, BOTH FRONT AND REAR YARD PROVIDE LOADS OF PRIVACY FOR ENTERTAINING OR JUST RELAXING…WALKING DISTANCE TO ALL NORTH PARK HAS TO OFFER…ORIGINAL HARDWOODS,DINING AREA,JACK AND JILL BATH TO NAME A FEW..TRULY A MUST SEE !! NEWER ROOFS AND NEWER GARAGE…PLUMBING IN GARAGE AS A BONUS..

Sold for $650,000.

12407 Ruette Alliante

(Carmel Valley)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

This gorgeous home boasts high ceilings, plentiful natural light, a stunning formal staircase and an open floor plan! The spacious dining room and living room have large windows and a sliding door out to the lush patio. Plenty of room for your quad or surfboard in the two car garage! The sizable master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom and fantastic closet. The complex has many amenities: tennis court, fitness room & pool! Close to the 5 and the 56, Del Mar Highlands, Carmel Valley Rec & Piazza Carmel!

Sold for $664,000.

1735 Medinah Rd

(San Marcos)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

Stunning single story home with loads of features and upgrades, peaceful park views, and just minutes to Twin Oaks Golf Course.

Sold for $657,000.

3554 Caminito Carmel Landing

(Carmel Valley)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

You will love this beautifully upgraded townhome in Carmel Valley! Great Room connects seamlessly to dining area and kitchen! Private paved patio area! Large Master Retreat with vaulted ceilings and upgraded master bath! Best location in the complex on grassy hill with huge tree with shade and privacy! Walking distance to walking trails and pool/spa! Just minutes from amazing San Diego attractions such as Torrey Pines State Beach, downtown Del Mar, and Torrey Pines Golf Course!

Sold for $660,000.

4631 Chateau Court

(Clairemont)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

This beautiful single-story home sits on a peaceful cul-de-sac in Clairemont! The 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1,112 sq.ft. home is nestled on a large 17,600 sq. ft. lot. This open floor plan home is remodeled with granite counters, stainless-steel appliances and laminate wood floors. The home also features a 180 sq.ft. permitted sunroom and a two-car garage. Additional features include a recently updated roof and HVAC system. Centrally located in San Diego; minutes from the beaches and downtown.

Sold for $660,000.

1256 Hatcreek Court

(Vista)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

Great opportunity to own this single story beauty very close to Shadowridge Golf Club. Enjoy nice breezes on a quiet cul-de-sac street. Very low maintenance yard w/mature landscape & fruit trees. Home has tons of natural light w/vaulted ceilings. More features include plantation shutters, dual-sided fireplace, skylight and exposed wood beam adding character to this charming home. Newer AC w/air cleaner installed. Good sized 2 car garage. Very low HOA. Easy Freeway access.

Sold for $585,000.

1203 Westport Rd

(San Marcos)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

Rare Hampton Hills home high on the bluff. 3 bedroom 2.5 bath with refined features, custom upgrades throughout, new carpet, recently remodeled modern kitchen, 23′ vaulted LR ceiling, vaulted bedrooms, travertine floors, master walk-in closet, walk-in master shower with subway glass, arched doorways, peaceful park and ridgeline views from front and back. Near end of quiet open space cul-de-sac. Minutes to Lake San Marcos restaurants, golf, SMHS, San Elijo Middle, La Costa Meadows Elementary.

Sold for $615,000.

2613 Camino De Las Palmas

(Lemon Grove)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Beautiful, 2 story remodeled home in Lemon Grove. Hard wood floors on main level and new laminate flooring throughout the second floor. Large living room with a fireplace. Master bedroom has a walk in closet. Dual sink vanity, glass shower and beautiful claw-foot tub in master bath. Remodeled kitchen with white cabinets and newer ss appliances. The backyard is perfect for entertaining with it’s newer, custom concrete patio and gorgeous views.

Sold for $570,000.

1124 Cherry Tree Ln
 

(Vista)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

Highly upgraded like-new home is ready for you to move in. This gorgeous property boasts 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, open floor plan with a large chef’s kitchen and oversized island, upgraded countertops, high-end wood laminate flooring throughout, plantation shutters, designer paint, ceiling fans. Fully landscaped backyard. Over $55,000 in upgrades and appliences! Plus enjoy the community pool, club house and play park, local restaurants and breweries. Home is in the gated community of Serra. No Mello Roos.

Sold for $535,500.

247 Diamante Way

(Oceanside)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Rarely available in the desirable community of Rosedale in Rancho Del Oro! Don’t miss out on this well maintained upgraded home including travertine floors, recessed lighting, beautiful granite in kitchen, plenty of windows allowing natural light to pour in, open floor plan with 2 story vaulted ceilings in the living room, peaceful spacious backyard and all located on a quiet cul-de-sac . Only 4 miles to the beach, minutes to the community swimming pool and park.

Sold for $539,000.

967 Fortune Rd

(San Marcos)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer/Seller

RARE end unit in the gated community of Savona with LARGE private yard! Beautiful 3 bed/2 bath with open floor plan boasts cozy family room with fireplace, media niche, new carpet & paint throughout. Upstairs features Master Suite w/dual sinks, walk in closet & balcony w/ panoramic views, laundry room & bedrooms with jack & jill bath. Other features include 2 car garage, A/C, new light fixtures & more! Community pool, Double Peak K-8 in award winning San Marcos School District. Conveniently close to all!!

Sold for $525,000.

4151 N Cordoba Avenue

(Spring Valley)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Amazing flip or investment prospect located on over 1/3 of an acre! This unique property offers 2 living structures, 3 separate garages, and can accommodate parking for 13+ vehicles – a rare but opportunistic configuration. The main house features 4BD/1BA, original wood flooring, a spacious kitchen, walk-in basement, and a shaded back patio. The detached garage structure also has a 1BD/1BA granny flat above, plus an expansive attic space and a covered rear carport for 3+ vehicles.

Sold for $475,000.

5366 Don Alvarez

(Carlsbad)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

STEPS AWAY FROM THE POOL AND CLUBHOUSE WITH FABULOUS VIEWS OF THE CREEK. THIS OUTSTANDING CORNER LOT IS ONE OF RANCHO CARLSBAD’S LARGEST AND BEST LOCATIONS. THE OFFICE HAS A SEPARATE ENTRANCE, AND AN ADJACENT COZY DEN WITH A FIREPLACE. THE MASTER BEDROOM AND BATHROOM ARE LOADED WITH CLOSETS. THIS IS THE HOME YOU’VE ALWAYS DREAMED ABOUT.

Sold for $425,000.

11145 Affinity 21

(Scripps Ranch)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Beautiful condo complex with hillside views. This clean & cozy 2/2 lower level condo offers a master suite with walk-in closet, newer bathroom vanity. Both Master & 2nd bedroom with sliding door that can leads you to the serene patio for your morning coffee or your evening relaxing wine time. Full size washer/dryer, fire place in living room. Two car tandem parking garage. HOA fee includes water/trash. Close to I-15, Lake Miramar, Mira Mesa, dining, shopping and the award winning Scripps Ranch schools.

Sold for $444,000.

17161 Alva 3122

(Rancho Bernardo)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Quiet upper corner unit, large open floor plan with vaulted ceilings and 2 master bedrooms. Peaceful environment with views of the open space hills. The Summit offers country living with a resort style atmosphere. Amenities include 2 pools, spas, fitness center, tennis courts, 2 clubhouses, and picnic areas w BBQ grills. Private balcony w storage area and mountain views. Detached garage and one assigned parking space. Poway Unified School District Walking distance to the 4S Ranch Town Center

Sold for $414,500.

207 Westlake Drive 3

(San Marcos)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer

Beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 full baths, and 1 half-bath condo in the heart of San Marcos, close to shopping, restaurants, and State University San Marcos. Large fenced yard. Southern exposure provides light and airy atmosphere inside and potential for sunny garden. Granite counter tops throughout. Washer and dryer in unit. Wood deck off master bedroom (restored 2015) with view of mountains. Excellent privacy due to end-unit and not facing other units. New carpet.

Sold for $340,000.

506 62nd St 6

(Encanto)

SOLD

*Represented Seller

Beautiful 3 bedroom condo in well maintained gated community. Great home for young family with kids, with plenty of separation for privacy and relaxation as needed. Very spacious 2 car garage with ample storage and laundry area for your convenience. Centrally located home close to trolley line, restaurants, and shopping across the street. New development is bringing more walkable commercial space to this great community.

Sold for $335,000.

1120 E Mission Rd 44

(Fallbrook)

SOLD

*Represented Buyer/Seller

Well cared for home and yard. Amazing home for the money. Walk to restaurants, or shops. Fruit trees and rose bushes in your very own yard. No home behind you. House feels larger than you might think it is. Must see. Great 55+ community. Buyers must get approved by park management. HOA fee’s might have changed. Please verify before releasing contingencies. All information is not guaranteed and should be independently verified. Listing information is subject to exclusion by the listing broker.

Sold for $27,000.

Recipe: Rosemary Ranch Chicken Kabobs

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What You Need: 

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup ranch dressing
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper, or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar, or to taste (optional)
  • 5 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – cut into 1 inch cubes

 

How To:

  1. In a medium bowl, stir together the olive oil, ranch dressing, Worcestershire sauce, rosemary, salt, lemon juice, white vinegar, pepper, and sugar. Let stand for 5 minutes. Place chicken in the bowl, and stir to coat with the marinade. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat the grill for medium-high heat. Thread chicken onto skewers and discard marinade.
  3. Lightly oil the grill grate. Grill skewers for 8 to 12 minutes, or until the chicken is no longer pink in the center, and the juices run clear. 

June 2018 Real Estate Market in Review

June’s San Diego real estate market in review: As of June 2018, the median detached home in San Diego County sold for $629,000 up 7.5% from the previous year.

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As of  June 2018, the median attached home (including condos, townhomes, and twinhomes in San Diego County sold for $413,000, up 6.7% from last year.

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The average detached home in San Diego spent 32 days on the market.

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Condos, twinhomes, and townhomes in San Diego spent an average of 26 days on the market.

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As of June 2018, the average seller of a detached home in San Diego County receives 97.6% of the original list price at the close of the sale.

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As of June 2018, the owners of attached properties (condos, twinhomes, and townhomes) retained 98.5% of the original list price.

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

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The supply of attached properties is also quite low.

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Are you interested in seeing this breakdown for your San Diego community or zipcode? Let us know!

Recipe: Stuffed Green Peppers

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What you need:

  • 6 green bell peppers
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can whole peeled tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup uncooked rice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cans condensed tomato soup
  • Water as needed

How To:

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cut the tops off the peppers, and remove the seeds. Cook peppers in boiling water for 5 minutes; drain. Sprinkle salt inside each pepper, and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, saute beef and onions for 5 minutes, or until beef is browned. Drain off excess fat, and season with salt and pepper. Stir in the tomatoes, rice, 1/2 cup water and Worcestershire sauce. Cover, and simmer for 15 minutes, or until rice is tender. Remove from heat, and stir in the cheese.
  3. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. (175 degrees C). Stuff each pepper with the beef and rice mixture, and place peppers open side up in a baking dish. In a medium bowl, combine tomato soup with just enough water to make the soup a gravy consistency. Pour over the peppers.
  4. Bake covered for 25 to 35 minutes, until heated through and cheese is melted and bubbly.

Deadly Homebuying Pitfalls

Buying a home is a huge deal for everyone. Unfortunately, there are many big mistakes and pitfalls that buyers often make. These mistakes complicate the home buying process and can cost you tons of money and time correcting the mistakes.

Many buyers get caught up in the excitement of purchasing a home and let their emotions make decisions, only to find out they missed an important step. This post will explore some of the biggest pitfalls buyers make when looking to purchase a home.

Deadly home buying pitfalls:

1 – Not Getting Proper and Professional Help

It’s important to remember that while you may be able to learn a lot about purchasing a home on the internet, it is impossible to learn everything. Real estate is a constantly evolving market and something you read just last year could now be useless.

There are many aspects of purchasing a house that buyers don’t even know exist. From the buyers and sellers agent, to appraisers,to inspectors, to attorneys and mortgage bankers. Each one of those jobs have professionals that perform those tasks 8 hours a day, every day of the year, and have perfected the profession. Trying to save a few hundred dollars by skipping out on an inspection or attorneys is foolish and almost always returns to haunt you.

2 – Not Getting Pre-Qualified Before Looking at Homes

Most people enjoy looking at new homes, but do not enjoy talking about the money aspect. Obtaining a proper pre-approval will save you tons of stress later in the process.

Getting a proper pre-approval allows you to know exactly how much money you are capable of spending on a house and helps you narrow down the market to what you can afford. Additionally, some buyers are able to use their pre-approval as a negotiating tool to help get the price down.

3 – Thinking Too Short Term And Ignoring The Long Term

When looking to purchase a home people tend to think about the next 4-5 years of their life, instead of the next 8-10, which is where they should be thinking. Yes, 5 years is a long time and a lot can change from job and marital status to children, but selling your home does have a cost. If the market does not appreciate quick enough you can stand to not get your moneys worth from the original purchase.

Obviously there are many circumstances that no body is able to predict, but spending time thinking through just some of the basic scenarios can save you a lot of trouble in the long run.

4 – Not Understanding The Full Costs Involved

There are many costs involved with purchasing a home that many buyers don’t realize. It is not just pay the listing price and it is yours. There is inspection costs, moving costs, closing costs, escrows, and more. Professionals can explain and walk you through all these extra costs, ensuring there are no surprises at the very end.

5 – Not Understanding Fair Market Value

One of the biggest issues when buying a house is buyers not understanding the market price of a home. People get caught up with what their parents think it should cost, or what you can afford in total, or with personal opinions about the price of a home which often is far different than the market value. There is a very organized process to determine the market price of a home that involves reviewing similar comparable homes that sold within the nearby vicinity.

It is important to know what the market value is because a house can be listed over, under, or exactly at market price. Being able to recognize the difference between the listing price and the market price can save you lots of stress and money and help you formulate a concrete offer.

 

 

 

Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies

Chocolate chip cookies are a go-to favorite dessert, sweet snack, or after-school treat. With our easy, three-step recipe, you’ll have soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies to serve and enjoy in no time.

INGREDIENTS

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1 cup packed light-brown sugar

1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

2 large eggs

2 cups (about 12 ounces) semisweet and/or milk chocolate chips

DIRECTIONS

1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a small bowl, whisk together the flour and baking soda; set aside. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine the butter with both sugars; beat on medium speed until light and fluffy. Reduce speed to low; add the salt, vanilla, and eggs. Beat until well mixed, about 1 minute. Add flour mixture; mix until just combined. Stir in the chocolate chips.

2. Drop heaping tablespoon-size balls of dough about 2 inches apart on baking sheets lined with parchment paper.
3. Bake until cookies are golden around the edges, but still soft in the center, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from oven, and let cool on baking sheet 1 to 2 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack, and let cool completely. Store cookies in an airtight container at room temperature up to 1 week.

COOK’S NOTES

If desired, use a small ice-cream scoop for uniform-size cookies.