We Serve the Greater San Diego Area

Keyrenter San Diego has proven to be successful time and time again, which is why we are eager to expand in order to offer our services wherever we can.

We know our strategy works, and we hope each one of our customers can experience that strategy firsthand.

By realizing that each person and property has unique needs, Keyrenter is able to find the right tenants, perform proper maintenance, and much more so you can reap the benefits you deserve.

We currently provide our services to select areas in the San Diego area but may expand to others down the road.

Cities We Serve

San Diego

Established in 1769 and nestled into the coast of the Pacific Ocean, San Diego, California is a beachfront and culturally diverse border town. With a population of 1,419,516, it’s the eighth largest city in the nation and the second largest in the state. Despite its size, it has been considered to be a relatively low-crime area and has been listed among Forbes and Business Insider’s safest cities in the United States. Additionally, its proximity to picturesque beaches and its excellent climate make this town a hot spot of culture and recreation.

As one of the city’s most popular attractions, Balboa Park is a must-see. This expansive wonderland of foliage, history, art, and adventure is a 1,200-acre park that features gardens, museums, theaters, and areas designated for plant life to grow freely. Balboa Park also contains the famous San Diego Zoo, which is world-famous and houses upwards of 3,500 animals. The zoo is distinguished for featuring cage-less and open-air animal habitat exhibits, a style that it is known for helping to pioneer.About a ten minute drive away from Balboa Park you’ll find the oldest neighborhood in the city. Known as Old Town, this vibrant area contains festive shops, restaurants, and music all nestled into historic homes and mission-style architecture for the perfect combination of family-friendly cultural education and fun.

The city also features the quaint waterfront shopping and dining district of Seaport Village, which you’ll find nestled into the city’s namesake bay. In La Jolla, you’ll find a beach and cove that serves as a marine life reserve where visitors can enjoy snorkeling and scuba diving. At Mission Beach, ocean-lovers can surf, swim, walk down to Belmont Park and hop on a roller coaster, or they can grab a bite to eat in a cafe on Mission Boulevard.

With no lack of recreational activities for residents to enjoy, this southern California city has been a popular destination for home buyers, but high real estate prices have negatively impacted net migration in recent years. With rising home values in the area, homes are currently being sold at a median price of $601,300 and the median price of listed homes is $705,000. The median price of rent in the area is listed as $2,750. However, while real estate prices may be on the higher end of the spectrum, the city continues to boast low crime rates for its size as well as a plethora of recreational and cultural leisure activities.

La Jolla

La Jolla is a charming seaside community in Southern California that offers residents many wonderful things. Situated just 12 miles from San Diego and less than 50 miles from Orange County and Tijuana, Mexico, the community’s proximity to other major cities and attractions makes it an even more desirable place to live. The community is home to just over 46,000 people, many of whom have college degrees.

Real Estate Facts

Plenty of family homes that are next to the ocean and in family-friendly neighborhoods can be found in the community. Housing booms have occurred in the community since the 1800s, which have greatly affected home values. As of April 2019, the local median home value is $1,617,900. This amount is three percent lower than the previous year. Most homes in the community sell for around $1,384,300. The declining home values offer great opportunities for people who are looking for good deals on new homes. Anyone who chooses to rent should expect to pay around $5,000 per month to live in a rental property.

Education

La Jolla Elementary and Torrey Pines Elementary rank among the best primary schools. Muirlands Middle School and La Jolla High School have also earned high marks for their excellent education programs. College students can earn their degrees by attending courses at the University of California San Diego or National University. The Scripps Research Institute prepares students to work in the biomedical field.

Transportation

MTS buses can take people to many points throughout the community as well as to places in San Diego. Taxi and private town car service can also be arranged. Residents who drive their own vehicles can take Interstate 5 and Highway 52 to reach many locations in and outside of the area.

Things to Do

One of the best aspects of living in the community is that avid golfers don’t have to travel far to play a game or practice their swings at the Torrey Pines Golf Course. The Museum of Contemporary Art features many eccentric art pieces that are designed to intrigue the mind. Black’s Beach, Wipeout Beach and Torrey Pines State Beach are among the best beaches for seaside fun. The appropriately named Children’s Pool is known for its calm water that provides the perfect conditions for learning to swim. A walking tour of the community’s outdoor murals is a great way to see a different side of the community.

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Pacific Beach

Pacific Beach, colloquially known as P.B., is a neighborhood in San Diego, California. Bordering the sandy beach is a three-mile-long boardwalk with clusters of shops, bars, restaurants and hotels and it is always busy with tourists, shoppers, cyclists and rollerbladers. Stroll along to the pier and admire beautiful ocean views and watch surfers catch the waves.

There are two parks in P.B. Kate Sessions Park has two sections, one with BBQs, picnic tables, a ball or Frisbee field, bathrooms and drinking fountains and the other is a wilder, natural expanse with a .75 mile walking trail. Pacific Beach Recreation Center is great for adults and teens and is equipped with tennis and basketball courts, which are lit at dusk, a small fitness center and a gated, children’s playground.The lively area of P.B. has an abundance of restaurants with live music, cocktail bars and dance clubs, which in the past have been mostly frequented by students and the younger generation. However, due to the rising cost of properties to rent or buy, an older and more affluent age group is moving into the neighborhood.

The last population census conducted in 2010 showed there were 1,307,402 persons living in Pacific Beach. At that time, retirees were only 12% of the population and only 6.3% were children under the age of five years. Almost a third of habitants had Spanish origins with 16.8% being Asian and the remaining Caucasian.

In 2017, the average monthly, mortgage cost per household was $2,377 with estimated, monthly rent prices starting at $1,500. In recent years, prices of all California real estate have increased. To rent an apartment or townhouse with one bedroom and one bathroom will cost anything up to $4,000 per month whereas a two bedroomed condo will be a minimum of $2,500.

In comparison, to buy a one bedroom and one bathroom property will cost anything from $339K and a two bedroomed home as much as $1.2 million. The above prices quoted are approximate and will vary from one area to another. For the family or businessman intent on purchasing a home in this area, there is an enormous variety of real estate available ranging from $300K to millions.

There are plenty of real estate and property management companies that will value your property whether it is for rent or sale. These professionals are the best people to assist and guide you through the renting or selling process. Miles of golden beaches and an assorted array of amenities and facilities in P.B. make it a most desirable vicinity to live and work. With its diversity and cultural attractions there is something for everyone regardless of age or ethnicity.

Mission Beach

Mission Beach is one of San Diego’s premier coastal communities. The community borders the Pacific Ocean to its west and Mission Bay to its east, making it the perfect place for residents who enjoy partaking in fun aquatic activities. The community began to be developed in the 1920s when summer cottages were built as vacation homes for the wealthy. The community has since become one of the most desirable places to live in Southern California.

Local Real Estate Facts

Beach houses are the norm in Mission Beach, and many homes in the community are perfectly suited for singles, couples and families of different sizes. The local median home value is $1,233,900 as of April 2019 and is expected to decrease another 1.3 percent over the next year. Homes are currently listed for around $1,400,000. Residents who prefer renting to buying can pay around $4,098 to live in a rental property.

Education

Children can attend school in one of the nearby communities and receive a quality education without having to travel far from home. Dewey Elementary and Correia Middle School are two of the closest schools that have receive many positive reviews from parents and students. Mission Bay Senior High School has helped numerous students prepare for college studies. The University of California San Diego is located less than 15 miles from the community.

Transportation

MTS bus service is available to take people to different parts of the community and other areas of San Diego. Interstates 5 and 8 can be accessed from West Mission Bay Drive. San Diego International Airport can be reached by car in less than 15 minutes.

Things to Do

Along with being a great place to live, Mission Beach features a variety of attractions that provide additional entertainment. The beach for which the community is named attracts many avid surfers and sunbathers and is also the perfect place to see spectacular sunsets. Belmont Park is a popular amusement park that features exciting rides including the Giant Dipper Roller Coaster. Additional fun can be had at the Santa Clara Recreation Center. Ventura Cove Park is an ideal place to go for a walk or jog while enjoying picturesque views of Mission Bay. Residents can stay in shape by joining the Wave House Athletic Club. SeaWorld San Diego lies just east of the community across Mission Bay Channel.

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Linda Vista

Linda Vista, California resides within San Diego. It’s a beautiful area that overlooks Mission Valley and the Pacific Ocean. It’s in this community that the University of San Diego is also located. Initially, the homes that have been constructed there began in the 1940s. This was in answer to the war effort for building aircraft. Workers needed homes and Linda Vista was prime real estate. Interestingly enough, there was a shopping center erected in 1943, that was later destroyed in 1972, that was the first of its kind in the state. It was also one of the first malls in the country.

There are quite a few landmarks and things to do in this area. Nearby is the Tecolote Canyon. This area is popular for those who love to hike and learn about nature. The Canyon offers many educational programs for adults and kids to learn about the local wildlife and ecology. It also boasts 6.5 miles worth of trails. In addition, there is a Nature Center that can be used for meetings and events.

Another beautiful area near the LV is Balboa Park. This region is famous for its combination of art, science, and nature. It has 16 museums, venues for art displays, gardens and trails to explore, and also possesses a zoo. There are events that run through the entire day for everyone from singles to families to enjoy and take part in.

Finally, located close by LV is SeaWorld San Diego. A place that has dazzled both adults and kids for years, the marine park showcases some of the world’s most exciting marine life. There’s an emphasis placed on education and fun. There are thrill rides to enjoy and challenge even the most daring of adventurer. Yet there are also personal meet-and-greets with dolphins and penguins. There is always something new to do at SeaWorld San Diego.

Real Estate Statistics

California continues to be a place that many travel to looking for a new home. In regards to selling or buying a home, the smallest amount for a home that has 628 square feet is $69,000. Yet the highest price is around $679,000. Many of the market trends suggest that the area is going to increase by 11%. That’s a $45,000 increase. For a one-bedroom home, the median price was $282,000. For a two-bedroom home, the median price was $466,500. For a three-bedroom home, the median price was $605,000. For a four-bedroom home, the median price was $635,000.

Altogether, the median price for this area is $468,000. This estimate is based on the sales from February 2-May 1 of 2019.
In regards to rentals, because of the location of the University, there are a lot of students looking for housing. This can make the area fluctuate in terms of how many properties are being rented at a given time. However, the median price for rental properties typically sticks around the $2,450 range of all properties in a given year.

Clairemont

The Clairemont Mesa community, encompassing approximately 13.3 square miles, lies south of state Route 52, west of Interstate 805, north of the Linda Vista community and east of Interstate 5.

Clairemont Mesa is one of the first post-World War II suburban developments in the City of San Diego, with many of its homes built in the 1950s and 1960s. The area is largely defined by its prominent topography. Developed areas of Clairemont Mesa sit primarily atop mesas punctuated by several major canyon systems, with San Clemente Canyon to the north and Tecolote Canyon weaving through the center of the community. Many of the neighborhoods in the western portion of the community enjoy views of Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean.

Several significant commercial centers serve Clairemont Mesa and are located at the intersections of major transportation corridors, such as Clairemont Drive and Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, as well as Balboa Avenue and Genesee Avenue. Smaller pockets of commercial development are interspersed throughout the community and along Morena Boulevard.

Transit service currently consists of a number of local and express bus lines. The Mid-Coast Trolley Project, now under construction, will extend the Blue Line Trolley from Downtown San Diego to the Clairemont community and beyond to the University community – connecting major activity centers such as Old Town, UC San Diego and Westfield UTC.

University City

University City is a diverse, vibrant community located within San Diego, the second largest city in California after Los Angeles. The enclave is home to more than 50,000 people. Due to its convenient placement within three freeway systems, the area is affectionately known as “The Golden Triangle”. Originally built in the 1960s as a residential area for the students and employees of the University of California at San Diego, University City has grown into a community that is ranked among the best locales in California. The thriving neighborhood is suburban with lots of parks, restaurants, and shopping centers. The community is noted for it’s safety from crime as well as for its highly rated public and private schools.

Real Estate Facts

The community offers quiet neighborhoods with picturesque single-family homes, as well as areas with apartments and an active commerce. A large percentage of the homes were built from 1970 to 1999, with some being built between 1940 and 1969. The residences are mainly medium-sized homes with 3-4 bedrooms and larger homes with 4 or more bedrooms. Other neighborhoods are composed of condominiums as well as complex and high-rise apartments.

Real Estate Values

The medium home value for the area is $681,000, a 2.1% rise over 2018. Home values are expected to continue to rise for 2020. The Median List Price per square foot in the neighborhood is $514, higher than San Diego’s price of $474. The medium rent price is $2,500.

Demographics

Voted a top neighborhood for young professionals, 54% of the population is 18-34 years old. Most are employed as executives, managers, or in other professions, with 72% possessing a Bachelors degree or higher. The medium household income is $77,115.

Historic Sites and Landmarks

Among its many landmarks is the glorious, gleaming white Temple of the Jesus Christ and Latter Day Saints. The building is 169 feet tall; its spires are 190 feet tall. The temple is situated on more than seven beautifully manicured acres. All are welcome to walk the enchanting grounds, which have been described by visitors as a serene, sacred, and joyful experience. Other noteworthy landmarks include Rose Canyon Open Space Park. Inhabited by the Kumeyaah Indians thousands of years ago, its spacial grounds offers breathtaking views of canyons, water streams and valleys, as well as interacting habitats and exciting views of wild-life.

Things To Do

With it’s climate rated by The Weather Channel as the best for summers in America, there is an abundance of parks, malls, family friendly golf courses, and music concerts to amaze and delight residents. For added fun, the thrill of downtown San Diego and inviting, idyllic beaches are only minutes away by car.

Property Management Investment

As well as a great place to live, the community offers great investment opportunities as well. Over 70% percent of the population are renters and the flourishing community consistently lands in the higher ranks for the best places to live.

Kearny Mesa

The median age for this area is 3% higher than the beach communities, and it also has 85% less inhabitants, yet it has a great urban feel to it with access to major highways, restaurants, coffee shops and a good selection of stores for shopping. With 18.61% of the residents being of Asian descent, Convoy Street is renowned for the amazing range of eating establishments packed with Chinese, Japanese, Thai and Korean restaurants. Choose from seafood, sushi or an ‘all you can eat’ buffet all which are reasonably priced.The Kearny Mesa Recreation Center is a 12,000 square foot facility with four lighted ball fields, and picnic tables. Indoor amenities include a gym, a craft, game and meeting room, which can be rented for private events. A six-lane outdoor a pool has a wide variety of programs for kids and adults. The one-acre dog park is lit after dusk and offers doggie water stations and drinking fountains for the owners.

In early 2019, a plan was outlined for a number of improvements to utilize a mobility scheme allowing more access to transport and a pedestrian zone in one of the main streets downtown. The vision to improve most of Kearny Mesa consists of more industrial and commercial sites and a major increase in construction of new housing communities on the hope that professionals and families will be drawn to the area by higher employment opportunities.

Statistics show that the majority of residents here rent their home. Typical rent can be $2,500 for a two bed roomed two bathroom property and as much as $4,500 for a three bed roomed house. As housing costs in California can be higher than other states, the average cost to buy an older three bed roomed home will be in the region of $500K, but there is always a chance of a bargain purchase if you employ a good real estate agent to assist in finding your desired residence.

A professional agent has an up to date knowledge of all properties for rent or for sale and can notify you as soon as a property that matches your needs becomes available. Whichever type of home you decide to choose, life in this up and coming urban community will determine that you have a rich and rewarding lifestyle with the convenience of easy access to all the neighboring districts.

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Neighborhoods We Serve

  • La Jolla
  • Mission Valley
  • Pacific Beach
  • University City
  • Mission Beach
  • Tierrasanta

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