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Friday, June 17, 2016   /   by Kimo Quance

Splashing around at Santee Aquatic Center

 

Summer activities tend to fall into one of two groups; the ones you enjoy as an adult and the types only the kids will have fun doing. One of the few exceptions that everyone can enjoy is a trip to the beach. In many cases, no summer would be complete without a visit to the beach.

But, what happens when you just don't feel like making that drive? Take Santee, for example; the closest beach is down in La Jolla, a 30 minute drive away. The point of the beach is to cool off, not to get heated driving down there!

But if you're in the Santee area, there is an alternative spot where you can stay cool without driving down to the ocean. Only four minutes outside the Town Center Community Park, is a place referred to as  East County's best-kept aquatic adventure area.

As part of the Town Center Community Park, which includes the local Y and a Sportsplex USA complex, the Santee Aquatic Center is a unique chill spot. At the Aquatic Center, there is something for everyone ...

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Friday, June 10, 2016   /   by Kimo Quance

Have You Taken The Kids To Urban Jungle Fun Park In Santee?

 

Halfway through the summer break and you seem to be running out of fun stuff to keep the kids entertained.

The pandas at the San Diego Zoo? Been there.
Hiking up El Cajon? Done that.
Playing at the Waterfront Park? Booooooring!

You've grown so desperate that you've held three campouts in your backyard already! Lucky for you, the City of Santee offers a wide range of activities for everyone. Everything from the Senior Sing-a-long to the Ruff Reader event, where children (and their parents) can read with a therapy dog.

However, we know kids can have so much energy to burn that a quiet afternoon spent reading just won't cut it. With tourists trooping in to enjoy Santee and its charm, places like the Santee Lakes Regional Park may be a little crowded.

One location still stands out as the most fun that kids can have this summer. Open 7 days a week, the Urban Jungle Park has been voted San Diego’s Best Indoor Play Place and the Best Place for Kids to Break a Swe ...

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Friday, June 10, 2016   /   by Kimo Quance

A Great New Hobby: Santee Boulders

 

Does having to choose between going bouldering, top rope and traverse climbing leave you cross-eyed? Do you know when to bail or how to use  belay? Do any of these terms even mean anything to you?

Whether they do or they don't, there is somewhere in Santee where you will learn. And have fun learning too!

Santee's West Hill Park sits on 8.5 acres of parkland and offers visitors covered picnic areas, hiking trails, a sand volleyball court, kiddie playground etc. It sounds like more than enough to keep the family entertained, right?

Santee Boulders

There's more! Right across Mast Boulevard sits one of Santee's hidden gems, the imposing Santee Boulders. Whether you've done some rock climbing before or are new to belaying and crash pads, bouldering out here is some of the best fun you can have.

While indoor rock climbing is a ton of fun and provides many benefits, climbing outdoors just gives you something extra. Maybe it's the fabulous view from the top of the ...

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Monday, June 06, 2016   /   by Kimo Quance

Know Your Property's Value Before You Put It on the Market

Every house seller wants to sell their home for the best possible price, but few know how to. Many sellers thinks it starts with planting a “for sale” sign in front of the home, but they soon find that's just the beginning of the process.


First off, do you really know how much your home is worth? Failing to calculate a fair value and pricing too low, can cost you thousands. On the other hand, over-estimating its value can lead to you pricing yourself out of the market.


If you ask around, you may be advised to get an appraisal first. But even before that, there are some fundamental steps to be taken. Sellers soon find that trying to determine the value of the property can turn out to be a multi-layered problem.


To get a better idea of the market value of your home, start by identifying some of the elements prospective buyers like to know about. Some of these elements include:






Size – What's the square footage of the property?






Ame ...

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Friday, June 03, 2016   /   by Kimo Quance

New Condos In The Santee Area

Originally proposed in 2011, the 50-unit condominium complex at Mission Trails has finally been cleared for development by the Santee City Council. With construction expected to begin in the third quarter of the year, the project is expected to provide affordable homes close to San Diego.

With their expertise at transforming underutilized real estate to residential housing, the developer, City Ventures has made a commitment to an exceptional build in Santee. With over 14,000 homes built across California, from the San Francisco peninsula through Silicon Valley and the East Bay, the development appears to be in good hands.

The Condo

Tentatively called the Santee 50, the complex will comprise of nine buildings, in a combination of three-plex, five-plex, six-plex and seven-plex units. With a common outdoor recreation area, over 110 (mixed and open-air) spaces for parking, residents will avoid the persistent parking problem of many condos in California.

Recreation in the Ar ...

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