Aug. 24, 2019

Hotel del Coronado starts $200M upgrade, its biggest ever. Does it need it?

When the resort's upgrade is ultimately finished, the Hotel Del Coronado will have a grand new entryway lined with palm trees that will provide a more imposing arrival experience for people visiting the hotel. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
By: Lori Weisberg Contact Reporter - San Diego Union-Tribune

For decades, the stately Hotel del Coronado, with its imposing red-roofed turret, chandelier-bedecked Victorian lobby and its storied ties to Hollywood nobility, has been instantly recognizable well beyond San Diego County.

Yet what has long been lacking is an equally recognizable entryway ...

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Aug. 13, 2019

4 Reasons Coronado is the Best Place to Buy a Vactation Home

Beach Village Loft #17 | Featured Listing

From coast to coast and border to border, America boasts fantastic places to get away and enjoy life. Each is unique and inspiring in its own ways. However, few can stack up to the many allures of Coronado.

Okay, so we’re a little biased. But just because we live and ...

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July 9, 2019

5 Things You Need To Know About Jumbo Home Loans

A jumbo mortgage is a home loan for an amount that exceeds the regulatory conforming loan limit. The limit is $424,000 in most of the United States and tops off at $636,150 in the highest-cost areas. The current limit in San Diego County is $619,950 for a ...

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Posted in Buying, Investments
July 6, 2019

Hotel Del Coronado reaches first milestone — a new ocean-view restaurant — on its way to $200M transformation

Published in the San Diego Union-Tribune 

Serea restaurant

The Hotel Del Coronado’s former signature restaurant, 1500 Ocean, has been reimagined as Serea, a Mediterranean-influenced dining venue that features fresh-caught seafood.
(Courtesy of Hotel Del Coronado)

The Hotel Del’s new ocean-view restaurant Serea, which replaced 1500 Ocean, is now open along with a ...

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June 8, 2019

Look Inside: This $1.195M Coronado Home Is Indoor/Outdoor Living at Its Best

By: Del Coronado Realty 

Backyard | 4 Bridgetown Bend, Coronado CA 92118

Beautiful Ocean View 3/2 plus loft located in the peaceful and serene waterfront community of the Coronado Cays. Wonderful floor plan with all bedrooms located on the first floor and an additional loft area that allows for room to grow. Light and bright with stone ...

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Sept. 19, 2017

San Diego Luxury Rent vs. Buy Report

By Jennifer Riner, Trulia


The question of whether to buy or rent your next home is a convoluted one. Clearly there are hurdles to homeownership, notably saving up for a down payment and getting your credit in order. However, the benefits are usually well worth the time and effort ...

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Posted in Buying, Investments, Selling
Feb. 15, 2017

Through The Years – Coronado Real Estate Then & Now

Having spent decades living and working in Coronado, we at Del Coronado Realty enjoy an all-access pass to the island’s evolution from remote enclave to mainstream destination. Just how far has Coronado come over the years? Let’s take a glance.


Coronado Then

Prior to the construction of the San ...

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Posted in Buying, Island Life, Selling
Feb. 15, 2017

What Military Families Need to Know About VA Home Loans

Veterans and active military personnel receive well-deserved financial benefits for their service. While most are aware of their Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits, many do not take full advantage of VA mortgages, commonly known as VA home loans. Having helped countless military families find beautiful homes here in Coronado, Del Coronado ...

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Posted in Buying
Feb. 7, 2017

Mortgage Rates Are Up – What Coronado Buyers and Sellers Need to Know

With mortgage rates rising since the election, homebuyers and sellers are asking what the rate hike means for them. Del Coronado Realty, a
boutique real estate brokerage in Coronado, Calif., sat down with a local Mortgage Banker and Branch Manager from CMG Mortgage in Coronado for a brief Q&A session ...

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Posted in Buying, Selling
Jan. 31, 2017

Why Buyers Shouldn't Wait Til Spring to Get Serious

NerdWallet: January, February prime months to purchase a home

Research using data indicates that buyers would be wise to find a deal now

  • Ready to become a homeowner? Nerdwallet and Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke say January and February are the best months to purchase ...
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Posted in Buying