San Diego Coastal Real Estate Blog

  • What To Do When Your Home Sale Falls Through

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Having your home sale fall through can be extremely disappointing. After months of preparing, accepting an offer and having your house under contract, it can be crushing to see the deal crumble in escrow. And a recent report from Trulia reveals that ...

  • Best Books About Home Buying And Selling

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    It never hurts to load up on information, especially when you’re preparing to enter the real estate market. And while there’s tons of information online to get educated about buying and selling real estate, sometimes you may want to go deeper a...

  • Avoid These Red Flags When Buying a Home

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Purchasing a home is one of the biggest financial transactions you’ll make in your lifetime. It’s important that serious buyers do their due diligence before making any commitments on a home. If you’re buying, there are several warning signs ...

  • Get Ready to Buy in 2018

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Is 2018 the year you’ll finally realize your dream of buying a home? If you’d like to make that dream a reality, start planning now so you’ll be ready in the New Year. Here’s what you need to do to set yourself up for your 2018 home purchase....

  • Holiday Staging Tips

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Selling your home during the holidays can present a dilemma. Should you deck the halls? Or should you leave the wreaths, lights and nutcrackers for next year? On one hand, it might not feel like the holiday season if you don’t put up a decoration o...

  • Is It Time For New Windows?

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Replacing the windows on your home is a big job that can potentially come with a high price tag. If your windows are starting to show their age, you may be trying to decide whether or not it’s time to make the investment in new ones. Here’s what ...

  • Buying a Home While on Maternity Leave

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Buying a home and starting a family often go hand in hand. But if you’re preparing to apply for a mortgage while you’re on maternity leave, it may impact your ability to qualify. Here’s what you need to prepare for should you decide to purchase...

  • Using Gift Money For a Down Payment

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Receiving cash to use towards the down payment for your house is a generous gift. Especially considering that some loans require you to pay at least 20 percent of the purchase price as a down payment. But there are certain requirements that must be...

  • Buying a House That Isn’t For Sale

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Are you house hunting in a competitive market and having no luck finding a home? Did you find your perfect home – but it’s not for sale? Then you may be wondering if you can try to buy a home that doesn’t have a “for sale” sign in the front...

  • Is Your Dog a Good Neighbor?

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Is your dog the one on the block that neighbors flock to when they see you out walking? Or is he the one that causes people to cross the street in order to avoid you? Dogs have become undeniable members of our families, and by extension, members of...