List-to-Sell Ratio: Finding the Best Real Estate Agent in Rancho Santa Fe

When it comes to hiring the best real estate agent in Rancho Santa Fe, what exactly are the characteristics that a seller should look for? Is it knowledge of the area? Or, perhaps the realtor’s niche experience such as luxury or area sales? The truth is that while these factors can absolutely play a part […]

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Luxury Entertaining: Why You Must Paint the Perfect Picture

The truth is that luxury isn’t just a description – it’s a lifestyle. From ample acreage to thousands of square footage, infinity pools, putting greens and everything in between, the luxury lifestyle is undoubtedly one to admire. So when it comes to painting the luxury lifestyle in full color, nothing quite impresses like a home […]

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Real Estate Therapy: Keep Calm and Close the Deal

When I say “real estate agent,” what comes to mind? Negotiation skills, knowledge of property values, marketing… therapist? — YES! The truth is that real estate is an emotional business. The process of buying a home is tied to money, shelter, expectations and dreams— as human beings, we have a genuine connection to the place […]

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The Art of Luxury Real Estate

When it comes to luxury real estate, no two properties are exactly alike – but that’s great news for the discerning buyer. That’s because buyers today want more than just a home – they want real estate that reflects their personal taste, style, mood and ambiance. In this sense, our homes are our very own […]

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A Very Merry Holiday Donation

  At a recent “Very Merry Holiday Caravan” showcasing a gorgeous, luxury lodge-like home at 4476 Los Pinos, I was thrilled to award $1,100 to the Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club Chuck Courtney Honorary Scholarship Fund named  “Future Legends”. Future Legends grants scholarships to deserving but underprivileged scholars who wish to pursue their personal passion through […]

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Client, Creativity, Craft and Community

By Janet Lawless Christ  Our homes are our havens. Here, we build families, friends and community. Our homes are not only our sanctuary, but they are likely the most valuable asset we own. It’s these emotional and financial values behind a home that guide my approach to real estate.  Buying and selling real estate is […]

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Rancho Santa Fe: (A New) Home for the Holidays

By Janet Lawless Christ  Let’s do something a little different this holiday season. Let’s dream big. Within a few short weeks, Rancho Santa Fe will be covered in twinkling white lights and festive red bows as we usher in the holiday season. Spirits will be higher, moods will be lifted and nice people will get […]

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Breast Cancer Angels Golf Tournament

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYE8MKDT3DE The 2013 Breast Cancer Angels Golf Tournament hosted at Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club. The mission of Breast Cancer Angels is to give financial and emotional support for the victims and their families as they are going through breast cancer treatment. http://www.breastcancerangels.org/ http://www.rsfgolfclub.com/ Sponsored by: – Janet Lawless Christ & Co. Real Estate – […]

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Up Close and Personal with ‘The Spa At The Inn’ in Rancho Santa Fe

By Janet Lawless Christ Want another reason to love Rancho Santa Fe? We’re now home to one of the most luxurious and unique spas in the greater San Diego area. I sat down with Spa Director Brenda Martin for an exclusive insight into what makes The Spa At The Inn one of the most inviting and relaxing […]

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California Luxury Real Estate Myths Debunked

Over the past few years, we’ve witnessed many changes to the California luxury real estate market. After a seemingly endless streak of low prices and depressed sales, both began to improve across the board, spelling good news and greater health for the market in general. However, rising prices and rotating inventory soon brought myths of a buyers […]

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