Category Archives: Blog

  • San Diego Home Prices in 2011

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Home prices in San Diego County fell again in December, leaving the county with lower values than it had at the start of 2011, based on a key housing report on Tuesday. The same can be said for 18 other major metro areas... 

  • Tips for Moving Into Your New Home

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Moving into a new home can be challenging. Stress and exhaustion are a natural byproduct of the upheaval created from relocation. However, a coordinated, inexpensive and organized transition is possible and actually pretty... 

  • Mold: Something to Watch For!!!!!

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    These days everyone is paying more attention to their health. So the question is: why not take the same care in selecting your living area? There are all kinds of health concerns in the home, some are easy to deal with,... 

  • How Did Commercial Real Estate Fair In The Downturn

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    How Bad Was THAT? Jon Southard, Managing Directore, Econometric AdvisorsJon.Southard@cbre.com We have had a run of decent economic data recently and, despite the large hole dug by the... 

  • Keeping Your New Home Secure

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Spring is in the air and vacation plans may not be far behind!  Whether you are embarking on a weekend getaway or an extended trip, it’s critical that you make arrangements to ensure the safety of your new home. ... 

  • 2012 – An Affordable Time to Buy a Home

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    A combination of historically low mortgage rates and declines in home pricing are resulting in the most affordable home market in two decades. This is great news for home buyers, provided they are able to qualify for a loan.... 

  • “Robo-Signing” Agreement Assists Homeowners

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Mortgage lenders are in the news again, only this time it’s not Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae in the hot seat. If you purchased a home through GMAC (now Ally Financial), Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, or Citibank,... 

  • Buying & Selling a “Green” Home

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    While the decline in new home construction may have some feeling “blue,” those of you who embrace a “green” lifestyle will be excited to hear about the latest projections. “Green” remodeling... 

  • Encinitas Sunset in February

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

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  • How to spot signs of a foreclosure scam….

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Fear and uncertainty filled Daniella Baca after she learned that her landlord was facing foreclosure. Those feelings peaked the day the home was sold, when the single mother of two received what seemed like an official...