From the monthly archives:

January 2015

Rental Services

by Jacque on January 29, 2015

Rental Services

If you considering renting out your home, please give me a call to discuss my services with you.  At this time I offer a service of locating and qualifying a potential tenant.

Landlord Services

1. Your property would be listed in the Multiple Listing Service for Real Estate professionals to know about and contact us for information. If the home is vacant, a combination Lock Box will be placed on the door with a key so that Realtors can show it. All applications will be turned over to you to make a decision. A credit report as well as any supporting information will also be provided so that you, as landlord, can make an informed decision.

2. A “FOR RENT” sign will be placed on the property with my phone number to contact for information. Additionally a property flyer will be placed in a flyer box and/or visible window.

3. I will meet with and show your property to anyone that wishes to see it (with minimal pre approval). Usually a time each week will be set up that possible tenants can view the home and pick up applications if interested.

4. Your property will also be listed various websites including and our office website, with information, map, and photos Prospective tenants will contact us to arrange a viewing of the property.

5. I will provide rental applications, credit reports, lease agreements and collect signatures . All original applications and agreements will be given to you once signed. I will retain a copy for our records.   Once the property is vacated, if you wish, I will collect keys and review the condition of the property for you if you are located out of the area.  I have a move-in and move- out checklist   that is completed by the tenants.

6. All decisions regarding tenants will be decided by you with assistance from me as needed.

7. My fee for the above services is a percentage of the first month’s rent payable when the lease is signed and deposit given.

8. I do not guarantee that the tenant will abide by the lease terms or the credit worthiness of any tenants. However, I check past rental references if available and interview the tenant and confer with you on the information I obtain so you can make an informed decision about them.

Rental Services


Lake San Marcos Home Sales Statistics

by Jacque on January 27, 2015

Year over Year Home Sales Statistics in Lake San Marcos

Year over year home sales statistics have been calculated since 2006 before the housing market crash of 2008.  As you see we are slowly coming back although we are not there yet.

Lake San Marcos Home Sales Statistics


Creek District

January 21, 2015

City of San Marcos Creek District General Plan San Marcos, Ca has big plans for a new downtown for the City.  Some infrastructure should be started this year and hopeful within 10 years we will see it completed.  Here are the plans Creek District

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Lake San Marcos History Book

January 17, 2015

Images of Lake San Marcos I have written a book that is published by Arcadia Publishing full of images of early Lake San Marcos from 1961-1971.  The book is for sale at Bon Bon Yogurt in Lake San Marcos.  Additionally I will have some for sale and signing at the Lake San Marcos Kiwanis Pancake […]

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Trumpeter Swans released in Lake San Marcos

January 11, 2015

Two Mated Pairs of Trumpeter Swans Released in Lake San Marcos Article form the Union Tribune on December 6, 2014, written by Teri Figueroa SWANS A TRIBUTE TO SAN MARCOS MAN Community purchases, releases birds in honor of late longtime resident There are two new pairs of swans on Lake San Marcos. The birds arrived by plane from […]

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The Laurels

January 10, 2015

The Laurels San Marcos, Ca 92078 This San Marcos Community of about 169 homes built in the early 1990’s is one of the best kept secrets in the area.  The community has no HOA fees nor Mello Roos, yet has a city park and trails located right in the area.  These amenities are maintained by […]

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