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O’Brien & Associates of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties earn Chairman’s Circle Gold Award

Tricia O’Brien

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties is proud to honor O’Brien & Associates, which is led by Tricia O’Brien, with the Chairman’s Circle Gold award. The award ranks O’Brien & Associates in the top two percent for their sales performance in 2013, out of the brokerage’s vast national network of residential sales professionals.

Consecutive #1 in North America Titles for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

David M. Cabot, president and CEO, recently announced that Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties was presented with the Pinnacle award for ranking #1 for its sales volume in North America last year. The achievement once again places the brokerage at the top of a vast residential network of offices spanning the U.S., Mexico and Canada.

Willis Allen celebrates 100 years in San Diego

For 100 years, Willis Allen Real Estate has helped San Diegans find their dream homes.

“Here’s a service company that has rendered help to community members for so many different decades over so many different events in our world,” said Andrew E. Nelson, president and CEO of the real estate company. “This is a little company that started in the small village of La Jolla in 1914. We had World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, and it still existed and still proceeded to go forth while so many companies collapsed. That, to me, is pretty exciting.”

Coldwell Banker’s The Harwood Group ranks among NRT Top 100

The Harwood Group

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is proud to congratulate The Harwood Group of Coldwell Banker Rancho Santa Fe for being named to the NRT Top 100 Teams for the third quarter of 2013 — a quarterly designation for exceptional sales productivity. This distinguished achievement places The Harwood Group in the Top 10 percent of NRT’s Team membership nationwide.

Veteran Realtor Larry Clemens joins Willis Allen Real Estate in Rancho Santa Fe

Larry Clemens

Willis Allen Real Estate has added yet another seasoned real estate professional to its team. Real estate broker Larry Clemens recently joined the ranks at the real estate brokerage’s Rancho Santa Fe office.

Prudential California Realty begins new era as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Americans are quite familiar with the names of billionaire Warren Buffett, one of the world’s richest men, and his investment company, Berkshire Hathaway.

Coldwell Banker’s The Harwood Group ranked in Top 1,000 Sales Associates and Teams Nationwide

Harwood Group_2_ 2012

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Rancho Santa Fe is proud to announce that its top-ranked sales team, The Harwood Group, has been ranked 25th among the Top 1,000 Sales Associates & Teams in the United States based on their sales volume in 2012 across all brokerages on the REAL Trends/The Wall Street Journal Top Thousand list.

Barry Estates announces sale of 5-plus-acre property on Del Mar Bluffs for $21 million

Jason Barry and Catherine Barry, of Barry Estates, recently announced the sale of 5-plus acres on the bluff in Del Mar for $21 million. Jason and Catherine represented both the buyer and seller in the sale of this 5-plus-acre property on the prestigious Del Mar Bluffs.

Twenty-nine finished estate lots in Rancho Santa Fe sold for $10.2 million

An aerial view of Cielo in Rancho Santa Fe.

The San Diego office of Colliers International recently announced that 29 completed estate lots in Montagna, a development located within the master planned community of Cielo in Rancho Santa Fe, have sold for $10,235,600. These lots are situated on the ridgeline of Cielo and enjoy sweeping panoramic views.

Willis Allen Real Estate announces affiliation with Christie’s International Real Estate

Willis Allen President & CEO Andrew E. Nelson

Willis Allen Real Estate – the San Diego-based real estate brokerage that is celebrating 100 years in 2014 – has announced it is affiliating with Christie’s International Real Estate, the world’s leading luxury real estate network. Willis Allen will exclusively represent the Christie’s brand in San Diego County.


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    NL Productions presents “Hallow II,” a one —night nightclub from 7:30-11:30 p.m. at the Rancho Santa Fe Community Center, with a Halloween theme that’s exclusive to San Diego high school students. The event fosters a safe, drug- and alcohol-free environment while maintaining an exciting and energetic club-like atmosphere. […]
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  • Students can have school choice and boundaries October 24, 2014
    I attended the recent superintendent’s forum at Canyon Crest Academy, and I think those sorts of opportunities for the district to communicate directly with parents are invaluable. But I feel it is not necessary to characterize the school choice issue as either we have choice or we have boundaries. That limited, two-sided view is polarizing the situation and […]