New development director named for Rancho Santa Fe Education Foundation

The school year at R. Roger Rowe School will start with a new development director to help lead fundraising efforts of the Rancho Santa Fe Education Foundation. The Rancho Santa Fe School Board approved the appointment of Barbara Edwards to the position on July 29 at a special board meeting. “It’s a dream come true, …

Davidson Opens 13-Home Luxury Neighborhood in Rancho Santa Fe

Davidson Communities has opened the first phase of Enclave Rancho Santa Fe, an infill neighborhood of 13 luxury residences behind private gates with views of the golf course at The Crosby. Located near the intersection of Del Dios Highway and Bing Crosby Blvd., the homes offer up to 3,900 square feet of space with up to five bedrooms and …

San Diego ranked one of the top cities where luxury homes sell the fastest

San Diego ranked 4th amongst the top US cities where luxury homes sell the fastest. The Wall Street Journal recently published a story covering the priciest 2% of homes in 100 metro areas listed for sale on Feb. 5, then checked back roughly 60 days later to see what percentage was still on the market. …

Rancho Santa Fe Real Estate Agents Redefining Service

Luxury Real Estate Agents Changing The Brokerage Landscape Headquartered in the historic village of Rancho Santa Fe, Real Equity Advisors is an independent residential real estate brokerage on a mission to redefine expectations of service in the luxury market. “There is significant pressure on the role of residential real estate brokers today,” says the firm’s …

Rancho Santa Fe Association board approves Covenant Club architect contract for planning phase

The Rancho Santa Fe Association board approved a $275,000 architectural contract for the Covenant Club at its Aug. 6 meeting as the potential pool and fitness center facility moves through a professional planning phase. RSF Association Manager Bill Overton said the contract can be canceled at any time and has very specific phases. “I think …

The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe shares step-down housing plans

A rendering of The Groves, a five-home step-down housing community proposed by The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe. Photo by Karen Billing The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe is moving forward with plans to build step-down housing in the village by demolishing and redeveloping some buildings and adding 13 total dwelling units in several different …

Rancho Santa Fe Foundation awards $16,000 to 4 local nonprofits

The Rancho Santa Fe Foundation’s 2015 Community Grants continue a legacy of giving to local nonprofits that began in 1981. The RSF Foundation and its donors have given nearly $6 million in the last 15 years alone to support organizations in Rancho Santa Fe. After a competitive grant process in June, the 2015 grants were …

Preparation Meets Luck in a Difficult Rental Market

The San Diego rental market has kicked into high gear. With the spawn of companies like VRBO and Airbnb, homeowners are finding it easy to capitalize on the San Diego vacation rental market. Making it increasingly more difficult for renters to secure long-term leases in desirable areas.  To find a rental one must allow time …