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Open House Pitfalls, Tips and Etiquette for Buyers

Open House Pitfalls, Tips and Etiquette for Buyers

So, you're thinking of buying a Equestrian property… where do you begin? Potential buyers new to the real estate market may not know exactly what they want in a property or where they want to live. The dream homes in…

How to Survive Transition

How to Survive Transition

Timing the closing of your new property purchase with the end of your lease agreement or sale of your existing home is tricky, to say the least. Rarely does it work out that you move directly from one property to…

Do I Need to Paint the Whole House White?

Do I Need to Paint the Whole House White?

You are getting ready to paint a home you know you will sell within a couple of years. Chances are, a helpful family member or friend reminds you that to sell, everything should be painted white. After all, a buyer…

Know Your Style: Country French Style

Know Your Style: Country French Style

Originally called French Provincial, Country French Style evokes the casual simplicity and rustic elements of a country home in the South of France. By paying tribute the region’s sunny, warm landscape, Country French style adds cheerful vitality to a home’s…

New Listing by California Equestrian Properties!

New Listing by California Equestrian Properties!

California Equestrian Properties is happy to announce our newest listing! Rancho Capistrano Ranch is a 400 acre gated community nestled in the foothills about 30 miles East of Orange County’s Doheny State Beach in Dana Point. The area is secluded…

Looking For the Right Equestrian Real Estate Agent?

Looking For the Right Equestrian Real Estate Agent?

As many homeowners know, buying a home is a very permanent and sometimes daunting decision. The last thing anyone wants is to purchase a home that they were pushed towards. Some real estate agents claim that they hold the client's best intention…

What You Need to Know When Planning an Equestrian Property Layout

What You Need to Know When Planning an Equestrian Property Layout

If you have an equestrian property that isn't developed yet but has "good bones", then you will probably have some questions and/or concerns about the layout. The first step is to find a seasoned professional who knows exactly what the…

How to Reduce Equestrian Property Buying Stress

How to Reduce Equestrian Property Buying Stress

There’s no two ways about it – buying an equestrian property can be stressful if your working with an agent that is not knowledgeable about horse properties.Whether you’re doing it for the first time, or have several purchases under your…

How To Get Curb Appeal For Homes and Equestrian Properties

How To Get Curb Appeal For Homes and Equestrian Properties

While Spring rightfully is touted as the busiest home-selling season, you don't have to give up plans to sell your home until next year. We here at California Equestrian Properties believe that September through December may actually be the right…

Horse Questions Most Real Estate Agents Can’t Answer

Horse Questions Most Real Estate Agents Can’t Answer

We here at California Equestrian Properties know that there are countless things to consider when buying a horse property. Lots of horse questions. Especially in the equestrian niche of real estate, there are some detailed yet vital questions that most…

Is Flipping Equestrian Properties a Good Idea These Days?

Is Flipping Equestrian Properties a Good Idea These Days?

Just ahead of the housing bubble, flipping houses was an investor pass-time. As home prices started to rise, many would-be real estate moguls bought houses to flip hoping that the prices would increase enough in a six-month period for them…

There’s an App for That

There’s an App for That

You don't know what you don't know, so how many equestrian sellers or buyers know they can use their smart phones to get smarter about the process? It doesn't matter how far along in your equestrian property process you've come,…

Santa Fe Hills Blog

Santa Fe Hills Blog

Every family always stresses the need for a comfortable home in a good community. But what exactly is a "good" community? Its definitely a matter of personal preference, however the generic "good neighborhood" is what most individuals seek. Flash back…

Counting Chickens

Counting Chickens

If your equestrian property has been on the market for any length of time, or if you need to sell because of an out-of-town job change, you may be tempted to accept a contingency offer on your  property, or anticipate the…

Snaffles or Hackamores?

Snaffles or Hackamores?

In today's day and age, the horse world is developing just as quickly as any other industry.  We in the horse community are constantly evolving in our techniques, equestrian lifestyles, and overall horsemanship. We have been shedding light on different ways…

Kick Off the 71st Del Mar National Horse Show!

Kick Off the 71st Del Mar National Horse Show!

Its that time of year again! California Equestrian Properties would like to welcome the annual Del Mar National Horse Show! As proud sponsors of this horse show, we are so excited to commence the 71st year of this equestrian event. As…

North County’s Hidden Gem: The Del Mar Horse Park

North County’s Hidden Gem: The Del Mar Horse Park

The Del Mar Horse Park is a very well known and popular show ground in Southern California. Just about two miles from the ocean, "Showpark", sits on 65 acres and has 400 permanent show stalls. It also has three sand…

Buyers: Don’t Let Halloween Creep Up On You

Buyers: Don’t Let Halloween Creep Up On You

Conventional wisdom is that spring is the best time for selling—and buying—a  horse property. It's the time of year when the most equestrian properties are on the market. In fact, lots of buyers believe that if they haven't found the…

What to Look For in a Hunter

What to Look For in a Hunter

This coming week at the Del Mar National Horse Show will host an exciting and competitive event. Hunter/Jumper week will bring this three week long show to a close, and certainly end things with a bang. Riders from around the Southern…

Thank You Del Mar National Horse Show

Thank You Del Mar National Horse Show

The Del Mar National Horse Show came to a close on May 2nd, and it was nothing short of spectacular. It was a fun-filled and entertaining experience for riders and spectators alike. This three week long show wouldn't be possible…