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Featured Merchants September 30, 2004

New Assist-2-Sell Real Estate Franchise Opens in Escondido


Assist-2-Sell, the national real estate brokerage company distinguished by its innovative “Full Service with $avings” concept, has announced the opening of its newest franchise in Escondido, California. 


The Escondido office is owned by Tim Walker. Tim is a member of the Escondido Association of Realtors and a Licensed Broker active in the Real Estate Business since 1990 in North County.  Tim has been in the top 1%  in the nation for the last 10 years.  “Assist-2-Sell’s program is very popular on the East and West Coasts,” Mr. Walker said.  “I’m excited to bring this great opportunity to home sellers in the Escondido area and the rest of North County.  Assist-2-Sell provides great service and great savings in the same package.” 


Tim Walker’s office handles everything any other real estate office does, including showing the property, negotiating the purchase agreement, arranging financing, and overseeing the closing.  Assist-2-Sell’s “Direct to Buyer”  program offers an affordable low flat fee of $3995, regardless of the selling price of the home, and with no up-front fees or hidden charges.  “We save our customers thousands compared to paying a 6% commission,” Walker said.


Assist-2-Sell Sellers & Buyers Real Estate is located at 1340 W. Valley Parkway, Suite 206, in Escondido.  For more information please call (760) 466-1600, or visit their website at  There are currently 278 Assist-2-Sell franchise offices in 44 states and Canada.

Tim Walker

Best Buy On Carpets and Interior Design

Best Buy On Carpets and Interior Design


“Our customers feel they’re in a ‘safe place’ when they shop here,” says Oriana Clark, owner of Best Buy on Carpets and Interior Design, located in Escondido.  “There’s no pressure, everything is low key here.  We focus on our service, our honesty.  Our buying power lets us offer very low prices from all the major mills.  Price is important, of course, but we know our customers.  They are equally concerned about being able to shop comfortably with no pressure.”


This philosophy may well be the reason Best Buy on Carpets has become a dominant force in the floor covering industry throughout San Diego County.  That and the fact that this is a third generation company.  The founder, Oriana’s grandmother, first started her store in San Gabriel in 1972.  Now there are three others, one in Santa Barbara, Santa Ana, and here in Escondido.  Oriana owns the Escondido store but the stores combine to pool their buying power to get the best prices on inventory, which is then passed along to their customers.


Best Buy just celebrated their 30th anniversary in May.  Oriana has been in the business literally since she was three or four years old.  Today, she, her brothers Henry and John, all work together to give top prices on quality products, whether it be carpeting, hardwoods and laminates, tiles, any type of floor covering.  They are located at 404 E. Grand and can be reached at 747 9111.

Oriana Clark

State of the Art Care

State of the Art Care


After having treated over 5000 patients from infancy to over 100 years of age, Dr. Mark Cafagna knows what is needed to provide a state of the art chiropractic office and clinic.  And that’s just what you’ll find at his sparkling new offices and clinic at 456 E. Mission Road, San Marcos.


From the moment you walk in you’ll be struck with the professionalism of the design, the comfort level, the latest in physical therapy equipment, exam rooms, and offices.  Some 1400 square feet of space houses a beautiful physical therapy room, a workout room, several examination rooms, and a relaxing lounge as well. 


In the Therapy Room you’ll see equipment for ultrasound therapy, muscle stimulation, traction, deep tissue massage, ice/heat application and sports wraps.  Dr. Mark, as everyone calls him, is a former athlete, having played both football and baseball.  He has treated many professional athletes and would be pleased to treat you as well.  Chiropractic care offers efficacy of treatment, safety, and inexpensive health care.


Dr. Mark has a special three visit program for only $99!  This is one of the greatest bargains you’ll ever find!  Give Dr. Mark a call.  You’ll find state of the art chiropractic care!

Dr. Mark Cafagna, Chiropractor
456 E. Mission Rd., San Marcos