San Diego Coastal Real Estate Blog

  • Moonlight State Beach – Encinitas

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Popular Spot for Tourists and Residents Moonlight Beach a state park along the California coast within the City of Encinitas. The name derives from the habit that local residents got into around 1900 of having midnight picnics on the sand on moonl...

  • QR Codes and You – Scan One Now & See

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Have you noticed the odd bar code boxes showing up on real estate signage and flyers lately? Do you recognize them as QR codes? Are you shaking your head wondering what a QR code actually is and does? Do you have a smartphone? A QR code is very si...

  • San Diego Home Inventory and Market Conditions Update!

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    It almost feels like 2005 again as the current San Diego home inventory of available homes continues to drop down to 6,519 units available.  Listings are getting multiple offers, buyers ae getting frustrated as the ability to take advantage of th...

  • Houzz.com Study Says Homeowners Value Looks More Than Vacations

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Does your home look the way you want it to?  Are you interested in making changes?  If you answered yes to the second question, you are not alone. A recent survey of 29,127 respondents sponsored by Houzz, a premier home design and remodeling res...

  • Open House Success Begins with Trust

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    When you are buying a home or listing your home for sale, you have a lot to consider. If you are buying, you will no doubt be viewing and walking through many houses in search for the one that makes you feel “at home.” If you are selling your hom...

  • Swim Safely & Securely This Summer

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Summer is here, bringing with it beautiful sunshine, warm weather and children with a lot of free time on their hands.  Much of that time is likely to be spent swimming, whether at the beach or a local pool, and so some reminders on safety tips are ...

  • Spring & Summer – The Perfect Time to Host a Neighborhood Sale

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    As the weather warms, so does the chance for a successful neighborhood sale. No matter what you call it, be it a yard sale, garage sale, tag sale, or estate sale - the goal is the same - to sell unwanted items and in turn beautify your home and clear...

  • If a Lender Pulls My Credit, Won’t it Lower My Credit Score?

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Are you pre-approved for your home purchase? What is my credit score? If not, you need to be, and no, it won't affect your credit rating. In today’s real estate market, serious buyers know that the home buying process cannot begin in earnest ...

  • Deciding Between Buying a Home or Buying a Condo

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Buying a Home or Buying a Condo When deciding in you will be buying a home or buying a condo, you will likely be doing a lot of footwork and analysis. Before you begin looking at actual homes, it is wise to determine how much home you can afford and...

  • In a Hurry to Sell Your Encinitas Home?

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    If you are considering listing your Encinitas home for sale, recent market studies have indicated that we are entering a seller's market, so your timing could be perfect! A decrease in inventory in the housing market is good news if you need or wan...