San Diego Coastal Real Estate Blog

  • Cut Your Cooling Costs

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Summer is in full swing – are you feeling the heat? Not only are temperatures rising, but your energy bill may be as well. While you can’t control Mother Nature, you can save money on your air conditioning. Here are some of the best strategies th...

  • Adding Privacy to Open Concept Houses

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Open concept homes remain popular amongst homebuyers today, and it’s easy to see why. These layouts make homes seem even more spacious and allow families to spend time together without being cramped into one room. And while open concepts are grea...

  • Must-Have Items on Moving Day

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Moving day is likely to be one of the more stressful and hectic days of your life. No matter how much you prepare, you’ll always be faced with unanticipated challenges like a mover being late or a weather forecast that calls for a downpour. While...

  • 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...

  • Home Selling Superstitions

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Selling your home can be a big undertaking. Which is why it’s no surprise that some homeowners have turned to less-than-traditional methods to increase their odds of a quick and profitable sale or for good luck in a new home. From enlisting the h...

  • Benefits of Buying an Older Home

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    When searching for a new place to call home, many homebuyers will pass over older homes. They worry that an older home will be full of problems that will require expensive repairs, or that the layout or design will be too dated. While there are som...

  • Homebuyer Turnoffs

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    While every buyer is looking for something different in a home, there are a few key things that are universal turnoffs. If you’re selling your home, you’ll disregard these issues at your own peril. Even in a competitive market, here are the thing...

  • The Final Walk-Through

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    You’re so close to closing day, you can practically feel the keys to your new home in your hand. But not so fast! There’s one important step that should be completed before you start signing all that paperwork. The final walk-through is your la...

  • 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...

  • Decorating with Light

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Many homeowners don’t realize how much lighting affects the design and enjoyment of any room. The right lighting can truly enhance your décor and turn an otherwise boring room into your favorite space. If you’re not sure how to best use lighti...