July 2013

Clairemont Real Estate – Clairemont House for Sale – 5191 Millwood, $425,000 (Sold Summer 2013)

DSC_0087This cute new listing is perfect for every type of first or second time buyer. 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms with 1,006 square feet, it’s surprisingly roomy. The open floor plan is living room to dining area to kitchen. The dining area has a large slider door to the flat, expansive backyard that is ready for your personal touches like lots of lemon and lime trees or a pool!

This property has entirely new landscaping with drip irrigation in the front yard; new paint, dual paned vinyl windows, smooth ceilings, an ice cold wall A/C in the master bedroom and updated baths.

What’s a real bonus is the huge two-car attached garage and included in the sale is a high-end washer and dryer along with all standard appliances: refrigerator, range/oven, disposal and two new garage door openers.

This property won’t last so if interested in seeing it or learning more and if you don’t have your own agent, then please call me at (858) 452-2599.


Kimberly Dotseth




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Fireworks in San Diego for July 4, 2013 – Happy Fourth!

P1030145Here’s a simple list to get you started on your plans for tomorrow night. Happy Fourth of July and be safe! (List from the San Diego Union Tribune. Click HERE for a working map.)


P.S. sellers of real estate, let’s talk about how rapidly this market is changing to favor buyers. Time to sell!

City▲ Site Cost Time
Carlsbad Legoland’s Red, White and BOOM! Legoland admission 8:30 p.m.
Coronado Coronado Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks Free 9 p.m.
Del Mar San Diego County Fair Fireworks Fair admission 9 p.m.
El Cajon El Cajon Fourth of July Celebration Free 9 p.m.
Escondido Escondido Fourth of July Celebration and Fireworks Free Not specified
Fallbrook Fallbrook’s ninth annual Grand Tradition July Fourth $20 advance; $25 door for ages 12+ Not specified
National City National City Fourth of July Carnival and Fireworks Free 9 p.m.
Oceanside Oceanside’s 125th Anniversary Fireworks Show Free 9 p.m.
Poway 4th of July Fireworks Celebration $2; free for children under 11 accompanied by an adult 9 p.m.
Ramona Ramona Rotary Club Family Picnic and Fireworks Show Free 9 p.m.
Rancho Bernardo Rancho Bernardo ‘Spirit of the Fourth’ Celebration and Fireworks $10 per person, $20 per family 9 p.m.
San Diego Big Bay Boom Fireworks Show Free 9 p.m.
San Diego La Jolla Fireworks Free 9 p.m.
San Diego Ocean Beach Fireworks Free 9 p.m.
San Diego Scripps Mesa Fireworks Extravaganza Free Not specified
San Diego SeaWorld Park Celebrates Independence Day With a Bang Park admission 9:30 p.m.
San Diego County 4S Ranch fireworks Free Not specified
San Marcos San Marcos Red, White and Blue Fireworks Extravaganza Free 9 p.m.
Santee ‘Santee Salutes’ Fourth of July Celebration Free 9 p.m.
Vista Vista’s Red, White & Boom! Celebration $5 per person admission to the amphitheatre; $15-$30 parking 9 p.m.
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