Dave Forsyth

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209 Torrey Pines Terrace

209 Torrey Pines Terrace

ARE OPPORTUNITY ON TORREY PINES TERRACE! Fabulous 4 BR,3.5 BA offers exceptional OCEAN VIEWS! Spiral staircase leads to private master retreat and loft/office. French doors open onto numerous ocean view decks leading to outdoor spa and lushly landscaped backyard with waterfall and pond. Gated courtyard entrance, wine cellar, gourmet kitchen, hardwood flooring, vaulted wood ceilings, and BREATHTAKING VIEWS read more

2160 Balboa Avenue

2160 Balboa Avenue

Completed in 2015, Del Mar Coastal Contemporary masterpiece redefines ultimate style and luxury. Extraordinary architecture, design and high quality materials matched with the finest technology to embrace modern living. Remarkable, private Olde Del Mar location impeccably placed with dramatic panoramic ocean views and Easterly Mountain and lagoon views. read more

4130 Rancho Las Brisas Trail

4130 Rancho Las Brisas Trail

Single Level Custom 5+ Bedroom Masterpiece in exclusive Rancho Pacifica boasting every amenity one could imagine: indoor/outdoor living, gourmet kitchen opening onto the huge family room with bar and wine cellar, media room close by, magnificent wood paneled office... read more

7455 Hillside Drive, La Jolla, CA

7455 Hillside Drive, La Jolla, CA

This extraordinary contemporary residence boasts stunning curvilinear architecture and dramatic walls of glass accentuating panoramic whitewater ocean views. The impeccably appointed floor plan provides 5 en suite bedrooms, 6.5 baths, a theater, wine cellar, "smart home” automation system... read more

From the Blog

Moving Easy with Pets

Moving Easy with Pets

If you think moving is stressful for you, think of it from your pet’s perspective: his entire world is slowly disappearing, and soon he’ll relocate to totally foreign territory with new sights and smells to adjust to. Even if the new home is bigger or has the benefit of a yard, it’s impossible to explain this to your pet in a way he can understand. The good news is there are ways you can make the process easier not only for your best bud, but for you, as well. read more

2019 Real Estate Advice for Buyers, Sellers, Builders & Investors

2019 Real Estate Advice for Buyers, Sellers, Builders & Investors

For Sellers Buyers are looking for updated, properly priced home in move-in condition. They like clean homes with a modern edge. Get advice from your Realtor and don't be insulted if changes ... read more

Don’t Take Homeowners’ Insurance for Granted

Don’t Take Homeowners’ Insurance for Granted

Sure, you likely have insurance for the contents of your house as part of your homeowner's or renter's policy. But are you confident that everything inside will be covered in the case of a catastrophic disaster, such as a house fire? That's one of the cautionary tales that emerged from the aftermath of ... read more

Seasonal Pricing Strategy for Sellers

Seasonal Pricing Strategy for Sellers

For some nine years running, residential real estate in California has been riding a tide of strong housing demand, sustaining a mostly seller-friendly market. But amid that overall momentum, there isll still be seasonal swings at work to keep sellers on their toes. read more

Freezing Your Credit – What You Should Know

Freezing Your Credit – What You Should Know

Ask anyone who has been clipped by credit fraud. The crime is costly, and recovery can be grueling. One little-known weapon ... read more

Homebuyers Sidestep Cyber Fraud

Homebuyers Sidestep Cyber Fraud

We've seen how technology has redefined the real estate business - making our home buying and selling experiences faster and more convenient, and putting more useful information in the hands of ... read more

Truth Justice and the Home Improvement Way

Truth Justice and the Home Improvement Way

"Curb Appeal" - the aesthetic impact that home hunter feel when they see a house form the street - is a well-established factor for attracting potential buyers. It's no wonder those remodeling projects that influence first impressions are providing the greatest return on investment for homeowners. read more

2018 Trends

2018 Trends

SMART HOME TECHNOLOGY - Security systems, thermostats, lighting, sprinkler controls, voice assistants, etc., Have gone mainstream as american households continue to adopt smart home technology. And soon you should be able to tell alexa to adjust your Halio "smart-tinting glass" that automatically responds to block out solar heat. Or let the sun shine in. read more

Five Reasons to Sell This Winter

Five Reasons to Sell This Winter

Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this winter makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer ... read more

Have it All – Student Debt and a New Home!

Have it All – Student Debt and a New Home!

Don't let student debt derail home ownership. There's sample evidence to show that a college education can boost earning power. But for those who borrow heavily to pay their tuition, the burden of student debt can limit recent graduates in one key measure of financial success: home ownership. read more

Lawsuit Zings Zillow’s Zestimate

Lawsuit Zings Zillow’s Zestimate

Legal Troubles for Zillow The online real estate marketing company Zillow has rapidly made a name for itself by providing easily accessible estimates for home values. Just key in an address, ... read more

Finding Opportunity in Home Ownership

Finding Opportunity in Home Ownership

If you are among the ranks of homeowners in San Diego, then chances are you are also among the ranks of Americans who are enjoying record levels of personal wealth. A recent report from the F ... read more

San Diego Bubble Trouble a Comin’?

San Diego Bubble Trouble a Comin’?

With housing prices across the country rapidly returning to pre-recession values, speculation about a new housing bubble is beginning to surface in some quarters. But let's explore why we think such fears are... read more

Get Wise to Smart Homes

Get Wise to Smart Homes

"Smart Home" technology is gaining a place on the list of standard go-to devices that American homeowners want to support their lifestyle. In fact, technology research firm Gartner recently forecast that an average ... read more

Millennials Making the Move from Renting to Buying

Millennials Making the Move from Renting to Buying

nce saddled with the reputation for being a "generation of renters," millennials are increasingly gravitating toward home ownership. A recent survey by Realtor.com fund that 65 percent of ... read more

The “Track Meet” Market

The “Track Meet” Market

The incredibly low interest rates that existed in the first half of 2013 created an unprecedented frenzy in our San Diego Market. The low rates combined with the low supply in most price ranges ... read more

Skip the 13th Floor?

Skip the 13th Floor?

he thirteenth floor is a designation of a level of a multi-level building that is often omitted in countries where the number 13 is considered unlucky. According to a recent Wall Street Journal ... read more

Sales Hit High Point

Sales Hit High Point

he housing market has been undergoing significant improvements in the past year, and that trend is reflected in a variety of ameliorating real estate statistics, including the still-growing ... read more

Under Valued Real Estate

Under Valued Real Estate

hile Tokyo housing prices are notoriously high by most standards, housing in Japan is significantly undervalued among developed countries when compared to historical averages. That's the ... read more

I’m Good for the Bill

I’m Good for the Bill

With his mansion on Martha's Vineyard threatened by storm erosion, Richard Schifter has come up with a novel solution for battling Mother Nature. Schifter is spending about one million to hoist ... read more

As a Real Estate professional, I am prepared to make your buying, selling, or relocation experience pleasant and memorable. Whether you’re interested in buying or selling a home, or seeking resort, vacation and retirement living opportunities, with my assistance, advice, and a wide range of information that has been designed to answer most if not all of your questions and help you make the right decision concerning your substantial investment.

Activities

I’ve enjoyed working as a skin instructor for June Lake, Mammoth and most recently instructing blind skiers at Snow Valley Resort in the San Bernadino mountains. During the summers you can find me on a surfboard, mountain bike or on a volleyball sand court.

Family

I’m married to Robin, the woman of my dreams and have two beautiful daughters April and Lani.

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