San Diego California Real Estate

Your Source for La Jolla, San Diego & Coastal Real Estate

Karen Hickman specializes in the markets of La Jolla, Pacific Beach, Bay Park, Coronado, Del Mar and Rancho Santa Fe. Whether you are considering buying a home, selling a home or both, put Karen's solid sales experience to work for you.

Karen offers unparalleled service to clients in the San Diego California real estate market and has proudly served buyers and sellers for over 30 years. Your complete satisfaction with service and representation is Karen's number one priority. It would be a pleasure to serve you!


LA JOLLA 92037

Some of California's most beautiful and majestic coastline can be found in La Jolla. This seaside town is located on the western coastal edge of the City of San Diego and off of Interstate 5.  This community is shaped by rugged coastline and sandy beaches and is centrally located with many of San Diego's attractions just a short jaunt away.  

La Jolla is comprised of a multitude of high end homes, condos and vacation spots. Many homes offer unrivaled views of the Pacific Ocean. The downtown village of La Jolla boasts boutique lined streets, restaurants and other shopping destinations.

Population         42,603
Households       19,529
Per Household   2.07
Median Age       38.4 years
Average Price    $2,567,458
Median Price     $1,500,000

CLAIREMONT MESA AND BAY PARK 92117, 92110, 92111

Clairemont Mesa is a great neighborhood for clients looking for a central, affordable location within San Diego. The neighborhood is bordered on the west by I-5 to the South of the I-8 and to the north by the 52.

Just east of Pacific Beach, Clairemont Mesa offers many different types of single family and multi-unit options. Some of these homes, especially in the Bay Park area offer magnificent views of Mission Bay, Pacific Beach and Mission Valley. This community is just minutes from many job centers, Beaches, Seaworld, Downtown and Qualcomm Staduium.  

Population          51,203
Households        21,180
Per Household    2.45
Median Age        37.7 years
Average Price     $430,874
Median Price      $379,000


DEL MAR 92014

This tiny beachside community is located on the coast northwest of San Diego. This community prides itself on small town atmosphere and has a quaint downtown area with shops and restaurants galore.

Many homes are located on the ocean and into the hills of Del Mar and command world class views. The City is surrounded by lagoons and two state parks which lends to its incredible serene beauty. Del Mar is also home to the Del Mar Fairgrounds which is world renown for hosting popular events and annual horseracing.

Population        13,938
Households       6,714
Per Household   2.28
Median Age       44.4 years
Average Price    $3,449,130
Median Price     $1,697,000




Coronado, also known as Coronado Island, is an affluent city located in San Diego County, California, 5.2 miles from downtown San Diego. Its population was 18,900 at the 2010 census.

Coronado is Spanish for "the crowned one," and thus it is nicknamed The Crown City. Rich in history, natural beauty and a charming ocean village atmosphere, Coronado is most deserving of its royal "nickname" - The Crown City.

Bordered by the Pacific Ocean, Glorietta Bay and San Diego Bay, this picturesque seaside city is linked to the Southern California coastline and the city of San Diego by the graceful and stately San Diego - Coronado Bridge, and to the south by a narrow strip of land known as the Silver Strand.

This uniquely enchanting city, which measures only 14 square miles, is home to some of world's most pristine beaches, 22 public parks, an 18-hole golf course, tennis courts and recreational facilities which include a public pool and dedicated bicycle paths.

Population      18,046
Households      7734
Per Household   2.27
Average Price   $984,579
Median Price    $1,710,000



Rancho Santa Fe is an exclusive enclave of homes located to the North of the City of San Diego. Just east of the I-5 and north of the newly built 56 freeway this area is ranked as the 3rd most expensive ZIP code in the United States.

Real estate in this area is highly sought after and most homes are surrounded by an acre or more of land which makes privacy and relaxed outdoor living easy to obtain in the "Ranch." Schools are top notch in this area and a small town is located nearby with restaurants, post office. grocery store and other amenities.

Population      7,601
Households      2,922
Per Household   2.89
Average Price   $4,701,653
Median Price    $3,350,000

Population and demographic data comes from the US Census. Data is believed to be reliable but not guaranteed.


Home Sellers

We can help home sellers understand buyer expectations and establish realistic pricing for your home under the current market conditions.

Our goal is to leverage our knowledge and experience to help you get the best price the market will support while still selling your home in a reasonable period of time.

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Home Buyers

For home buyers, our knowledge of the San Diego California real estate market is second to none. We know the neighborhoods, the current market conditions, and the opportunities for buyers in today’s market. Our buyer specialists are committed to helping you find the home you want at the best possible price.

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Finding your dream home or finding a buyer is only part of the challenge of a successful transaction. There are many details that need to be managed through closing, and Karen Hickman brings the depth and breadth of skills and experience required to ensure your transactions go smoothly. Our commitment is to provide you the quality of service and communication you desire and deserve.

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Business: 858-459-4300      Contact Karen       DRE#01015206

Office: 7855 Ivanhoe Ave Suite 110 La Jolla Ca 92037