Month: April 2014

Mito Research Fund Part of Nissou Client Appreciation Event!

Don’t miss the May 1st Red Carpet Event hosted by Nissou Realty Group where we are helping out the UCSD Mito Research Fund with our charity raffle. There will be multiple prizes, inlcuding a tablet and signed Padres baseball! 
Children with mitochondrial disease have a 50% chance of living until the age of 10. Mitochondrial dysfunction has been linked to many other diseases including Autism, Parkinson, PTSD, Diabetes, Alzheimer’s, Cancer, Obesity and infertility. If a cure is found for mitochondrial, all of these diseases and disorders will benefit. The little girls pictured are Kailyn and Charis. They are 3 and 5 and cannot walk or talk because of this disease. Please help us find a cure to save their lives.
For more information about UCSD’d Mito Research Fund, please go towww.mitoresearchfund.com. To RSVP for the event, please go to www.StephenNissou.com/RSVP

MITO Research Fund

 

 

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Desirable Granite Hills Home for Sale

Featured Listing: 

1731 Lanai Drive – El Cajon, CA 92019

3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2465 Sq.Ft.

$569,000

Ranch style home in desirable Granite Hills neighborhood. This flat 1 acre + property has plenty of room for RV, Toys and Trucks, you can even have horses! Newer furnace, 200 amp electrical panel and new well for irrigation!!! Enjoy the fireworks in the privacy of your own backyard. Relax under the gazebo by the sparkling pool. Huge 20X27 family room would be great for entertaining. Walk to schools, park, skate park and tennis courts. Near ALL shopping, freeways. This property has so much to offer!

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS LISTING, CALL STEPHEN AT 619.250.4541 OR COPY & PASTE THE LINK BELOW:

http://www.nissourealtygroup.com/listing/mlsid/219/propertyid/140019062

Lanai Drive El Cajon

Listing Courtesy of: Keller Williams Realty

 

 

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Market Insider for El Cajon 92019

92019 Market Insider

 

Give me a call today to see how I can help you buy, sell, or invest in real estate! 619-250-4541

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TAX Day Freebies!

Today’s Tax Day! What does that mean for you, besides the obvious fact that taxes are due today? All the really cool FREEBIES that come along with this day!

  • Shred five pounds’ worth of documents at Office Depot, valid through April 29. That’ll keep your information secure.
  • Relax with a 10-minute soak at HydroMassage, valid April 14 to April 15. This is a popular offering, so it’s suggested you make an appointment.
  • Sing for your supper at Hard Rock Café and get your dinner entrée for free. Valid from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Get a sweet treat, Cinnabon is offering two free Cinnabon bites, from 6 to 8 p.m., or stop by Great American Cookies for a chocolate chip cookie.
  • Head over to California Tortilla, tell them the password “Taxes Shmaxes” and they’ll give you a free queso and chips.
  • Order a large pepperoni pizza for only $5 at Papa Murphy’s.
  • Pick up dinner at Boston Market, they’re offering two half-chicken meals with two sides and cornbread for $10.40.
  • Orange Leaf Frozen Yoghurt will let you fill up a cup with fro-yo and toppings for $4.15.
  • Get Schlotzsky’s “The Original” small sandwich for free when you purchase a 32-ounce drink and chips.
  • At Blimpie, buy a regular sub and a 22-ounce drink, and get a second regular sub for free.
  • Get a Bruegger’s Bundle (baker’s dozen bagels plus two tubs of cream cheese) for $10.40 with a coupon from their Facebook page.

 

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Five Mistakes to Avoid when Investing in Real Estate

Investing in Real Estate is no joke. It is a serious business that is filled with some of the most experience people. When investing, be sure to take it seriously, otherwise you risk damaging opportunities before you even get started.

Mistake #5 – Take it seriously. This cannot be a hobby. Be sure to start by putting business cards everywhere and anywhere – bulletin boards in coffee shops, garages, anywhere you can pin them for free. Websites, blogs and articles are one of the most effective ways of getting your name out there an building a brand. Connect with others via social media like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Be sure to set up an LLC and get a Federal Tax ID number. I tell many of my prospective clients to look into also opening a business checking account.

Mistake #4 – Not being well educated. Education is key. Investing can’t end with your first purchase. Get ahead of new trends and strategies that are being used in the business. Read blogs, websites, and books on real estate investing.

Mistake #3 – Statistics show that 92% of all sales start online. Create a website and use the internet to search for new leads and opportunities. It’s free- why not use it? Many forget that technology is leading the world of Real Estate investing. It’s a great resource to use.

Mistake #2– Real Estate Agents aren’t the enemy to you, even if you think they are. One mistake many people make is that they don’t use an agent because they think their only involved for the commission. They are good at uncovering opportunities in their daily business since it is, well, their business. Although there is a commission fee involved, many times it’s worth it to pay. Find the right agent who understands what you’re trying to do and can help with questions you might have.

Mistake #1– Not being well-versed with the media. Media of all kinds, whether it be social media or TV, print, etc. is one of the most credible sources for many looking to invest in Real Estate. Try reaching out to a local establishment and see what they can do to help you.

Are you a real estate investor? What tips do you have for the readers? Leave a comment!

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The Breakfast Club Never Gets Old

Looking for the perfect breakfast joint in San Diego? I’ve got the top 10 right here!



1) KONO’S CAFE: 704 Garnet Avenue, San Diego


2) CAFE 222: 222 Island Avenue, San Diego


3) RICHARD WALKERS PANCAKE HOUSE: 520 Front Street, San Diego


4) THE MISSION: 1250 J Street, San Diego


5) CAFE ON PARK: 3831 Park Blvd. San Diego


6) BIG KITCHEN CAFE: 3003 Grape Street, San Diego


7) THE ORIGINAL PANCAKE HOUSE: 3906 Convoy Street, San Diego


8) BRIAN’S 24: 828 6th Avenue, San Diego


9) SNOOZE: 3940 5th Avenue, San Diego


10) HASH HOUSE A GO-GO: 3628 5th Avenue, San Diego


Have you tried any of these restaurants? What do you think of them? Post a comment and let me know what you think!



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Featured Listing in El Cajon, CA! You’ve Got To See This One!

4 BED | 3 BATH | 2415 SQ.FT

$499,000

Beautiful sprawling Ranch Style home with 2 master bedrooms – Formal Dining room/ Living room and family room with wired surround sound. One is a Master Suite offering luxury of sitting area pass through fireplace jetted tub. Huge Shower room with multiple shower nozzels. Mostly usable land with majestic oaks and seasonal creek. Zoned A70 so bring your animals.
Come enjoy luxury city close with country style room and privacy

Dunbar Ln. El Cjaon

Call or e-mail me today to schedule a private viewing of this home or for more information about the property!

Office: 619-873-2772   |   Cell: 619-250-4541

http://www.nissourealtygroup.com/listing/mlsid/219/propertyid/140017511

Listing courtesy of: Keller Williams Realty

Things To Buy After A Home

Congratulations! You just purchased a new home! The biggest hurdle is now over. What’s next?

Keys and Locks – The first thing you need to do after buying a new home is changing all your door locks, or re-key the home. If the previous sellers gave sets of keys to family, friends, neighbors, etc. then chances are that you need to re-key the house. This is solely for your own protection. Check out your local hardware store to re-key. You can buy all new locks, but sometimes it gets to be a little expensive.

Lawnmower – Unless you plan to hire a gardener you will definitely need to buy a lawnmower. Many homes in California have no lawns, and the back yards are dirt, so this doesn’t always apply.

Garden Supplies – Like I previously stated, California back yards are primarily dirt. Consider purchasing plants and trees to fill. Every home needs a garden hose.

Tools and Repair Items – Every house needs a well-stocked tool box. Hammers, screw drivers, pliers, wrenches, nails, and tape measures are just a few of the essentials every house needs.  If you’re looking to do some remodeling, don’t forget paint brushes, paint scrapers, mixing paint containers, rollers, drop clothes, and sandpaper.

Outdoor Entertaining – Lawn chairs, umbrellas, patio furniture and a BBQ grill are just a few things you need to entertain family and friends.

Window Coverings – Blinds, drapes, Roman shades, scarves, toppers, and shutters/ sheers are just a few ideas for window coverings. IF you’re low on budget, try self-adhesive paper blinds with clips.

Appliances – Depending on how much you want to spend, look into having a refrigerator, washer and dryer, and cooktop/range. Consider buying used appliances if you’re on a strict budget.

Linens, Towels, and Floor Coverings – Try Bed, Bath, and Beyond or Linen-n-Things!

If you’re not quite sure the color scheme you’re going for, or need some help with designing your home, look into hiring a personal Interior Designer to work with you.  Try Living Solutions Interior Design for help! https://www.facebook.com/pages/Living-Solutions-Interior-Design/206050699430476

 

YourLocal San Diego Real Estate Expert,

Stephen Nissou

 

Featured Listing: Dunbar Lane in El Cajon!

4 BED | 3 BATH | 2415 SQ.FT
$499,000

Beautiful sprawling Ranch Style home with 2 master bedrooms – Formal Dining room/ Living room and family room with wired surround sound. One is a Master Suite offering luxury of sitting area pass through fireplace jetted tub. Huge Shower room with multiple shower nozzels. Mostly usable land with majestic oaks and seasonal creek. Zoned A70 so bring your animals. Come enjoy luxury city close with country style room and privacy
Call Stephen Nissou today for more information or to schedule a private viewing. 619.250.4541

http://www.nissourealtygroup.com/listing/mlsid/219/propertyid/140017511

Dunbar Ln. El Cjaon

Listing Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty

Featured Listing in Jamul, 91935

Gorgeous 6 bedroom, 3 bath home in Jamul! 3053 Sq.Ft | 1.3 Acres | POOL | GREAT VIEWS & so much more! Call me today for more information or to schedule a viewing of this property. 619-250-4541. Email me at Stephen@StephenNissou.com

Olive Vista
Three Easy Ways to View this Listing:

1. COPY AND PASTE THe link below to view this listing:
http://www.nissourealtygroup.com/listing/mlsid/219/propertyid/140011441/

2. Give me a call today to find out more information about this listing, and to schedule a viewing: 619-250-4541.

3. Check out my website to view all properties for sale with my FREE MLS Listing Search! http://www.StephenNissou.com

Listing Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty.

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