San Diego Coastal Real Estate Blog

  • What is an HOA?

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    If you’re considering buying a home in a planned community, townhouse or condo, you’ll more than likely become part of a Homeowners Association (HOA). Maybe you’ve heard this term before, but aren’t sure what an HOA is or what it does. Let ...

  • Top 6 Websites for Researching a City

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Buying a house can be an intimidating process. Buying a house and moving to a new city can be even more stressful. Thankfully, there is so much information available online, you can now learn all about your new home before getting there. By researchi...

  • Declutter Your Home in One Weekend

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Now that the holidays are over, are you looking around your home wondering how you’ll ever clear it of clutter? It can be a daunting task, to say the least. And while some organizing experts say it can take weeks or months to properly purge, that c...

  • How to Save on Homeowners Insurance

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    When buying a house, you don’t just have to consider the purchase price. You also need to factor in the cost of homeowners insurance. The good news is -- there are ways you can save on your monthly premium. Here’s what to consider when you’re s...

  • North San Diego County Communities

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    North San Diego County Communities made up of many differentareas, each with its own history, characteristics, advantages, disadvantages and cater to different types of people and their lifestyles.  Based on your proposed job location, the followi...

  • 2018 Housing Trends

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Now that 2018 is here, it’s time to look ahead at what the year may bring for the real estate market. Though there’s no way to predict exactly what will happen, housing experts and economic forecasters can make educated guesses based on data and ...

  • Best Home Buying Apps

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    The process of buying a home continues to change as more technology is developed. There are countless apps that buyers can use to search for a home, shop around for a mortgage, or explore a new neighborhood. So how do you know which apps are the be...

  • New Year’s Resolutions for Buyers and Sellers

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    The New Year brings a fresh start and the opportunity to set goals and intentions for the coming months. If you’re going to be buying or selling a home in 2018, now is the time to strategize. Here are some New Year’s resolutions that will help ...

  • Average Life Span of Home Appliances

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Is it time to replace your furnace? While that question may not be at the top of your mind this holiday season, it matters if you’re buying or selling a home. Even though most major home appliances are a serious investment, the truth is that they...

  • Top 10 Most Expensive Homes in Encinitas Available Today!

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Encinitas is a collection of communities each with its own unique character.  These communities include Olivenhain, Leucadia, Cardiff and the original Encinitas.  It really began its life in Olivenhain, a German settlement town that was for...