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January - December 2007

Shira, Jason and their children are great exchangers. They treated ...

Jonathan
Jonathan from San Francisco said

Shira, Jason and their children are great exchangers. They treated our home and automobile with care and respect and communicated well during the entire process. Their house is a great blend of old and new. The living and dining rooms are older, intimate, and feature beautiful box wood ceilings. You can see them in some of their pictures. The great room, downstairs bathroom, and rear yard/patio have the best of the new and are also excellent places to be. Jana's favorite place was the window seat and Jonathan's was the great room watching the little ones play with all the new toys. The home location not only gives the visitor easy access to the classic 'touristy' areas of San Diego, but also gives you an introduction into the local way of life. Shira and Jason left a list of local spots (restaurants, etc.) for us to check out and all the suggestions were great. We especially liked 'Cafe on Park.' We would definitely exchange with this nice family again. Good luck on all of your exchanges, - Jonathan, Jana, and the boys from Oakland.

shira
What we said about Jonathan's house:

Jonathan and Jana and their boys were wonderful: they were very considerate, took good care of our home and car and were available and helpful when we had questions during the exchange. We had a great time at their beautiful, comfortable home with stunning forest and water views and easy access to East Bay activities. Our generous hosts left us Cal basketball tickets and a bottle of wine, recommendations about the area, plus lots of toys our kids enjoyed and a great entertainment system. Our favorite part was waking up in the morning and being able to walk out the back door and quickly be on a trail deep in the redwood forest, which is right behind the house. We saw deer and lots of birds. It was peaceful and the views were incredible. The swing in their front yard was lots of fun. Oakland has great restaurants, museums, shopping and family activities. Our children liked the Little Farm in Tilden Park. We enjoyed a night at Yoshi's jazz club and visited Oakland Chinatown for dim sum. This exchange was a very positive experience, and we enjoyed a nice blend of nature and city activities. Thank you Jana and Jonathan!

February - February 2015

We had a great time in La Jolla! Shira's house ...

Delphine and Dan
Delphine and Dan said

We had a great time in La Jolla! Shira's house is a beautifully remodeled mid century post and beam house located in a magical location overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The house was immaculate and spacious. We enjoyed the pool and the hot tub as well as the amazing hike straight to beautiful "black beach" accessible only from their private trail. it was the best way to visit La Jolla and I thanks Shira and her family for this unique experience.

shira
What we said about Delphine and Dan's house:

We had a wonderful time in this lovely, well-located home in Santa Monica. The owners, Delphine and her family, were kind, gracious, thoughtful and easy to communicate with. The home was clean, well organized, comfortable and decorated with exquisite taste. Delphine is a designer, and the home fixtures and furnishings were absolutely first rate. She left many helpful suggestions for us for museums and restaurants, and our time passed quickly. They took very good care of our home and I wouldn't hesitate to exchange again with them in the future. Merci beaucoup!

October - October 2014

We had a great exchange in La Jolla. The house ...

Lisa
Lisa from Santa Monica said

We had a great exchange in La Jolla. The house is really lovely, modern and beautiful yet warm and inviting. On a warm and breezy day, with the large sliding walls opened up to the backyard and pool, and the windows on the other side completely open, it was like a little paradise that we didn't want to leave. But the neighborhood was so tempting too - hiking trails right out the door down to beautiful beaches, cool restaurants and coffee shops nearby, and all of the San Diego attractions in close proximity. The owners were lovely too, easy to communicate with, very kind and considerate, and they took great care of our home. A great exchange, and we hope to repeat it again soon.

shira
What we said about Lisa's house:

We had a great time in this lovely and comfortable home. It is located in a fantastic neighborhood, an easy walk to beach, shops and hip restaurants and cafes, as well as an easy drive to museums, theaters, etc. The house is lots of fun for kids, with a cool tree house in the garden. My kids also enjoyed the cats. The owners were kind, gracious, and pleasant to communicate with. They took great care of our home and were very responsible and responsive. I would not hesitate to exchange with them again in the future.