San Diego Coastal Real Estate Blog

  • First Time Buying A Home? Don’t Forget the Inspection!

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    It's your first time buying a home and you’ve finally found the home that is just right and made an offer and it was accepted. Now you just wait for escrow to close, right? Wrong. Now is the time to have the home inspected to make sure you are a...

  • How Buying Homes in North County San Diego is Like Finding the Perfect Shoe

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    The adage “one shoe fits all” does not work when buying homes in North County San Diego.  It doesn’t work when shoe shopping, either, for that matter!  Homes, like shoes, are very personal, and often emotionally-based purchases. Try as the...

  • 20 Reasons Why San Diego is America’s 8th Greenest City – San Diego Official Tourism Blog

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Here is a great article from San Diego's Official Tourism Blog.   Who says it ain’t easy being green? In San Diego, being green is a way of life. That’s why Travel + Leisure Magazine recently listed us as the eighth greenest city in Am...

  • San Diego Short Sales Timelines Reduced for Home Buying and Selling

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Home buyers interested in San Diego short sales homes and the sellers of such homes had some good news this week. Freddie Mac established new timelines to aid in expediting decisions for borrowers. Under the new guidelines, once a completed applicati...

  • March 2012 Realtor.com Study Shows Upward Trends in San Diego Home Prices

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    March 2012 totals are in and show some trends in San Diego home prices that you will want to consider if you have a home for sale or will be buying a home soon.  According to Realtor.com, housing market indicators are looking up.  The national med...

  • Consider Safety When Showing Your Home For Sale

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    When a potential buyer considers a home for sale, they are looking for more than a home that "feels" good, they also want to make sure their needs and wants now and in the future can be met. One of these needs is often a concern for safety. Whether i...

  • Promising News for Home Buyers and Home Sellers

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Curious about what the real estate market is really like these days?  You are not alone.  In fact, many organizations are examining multiple factors regularly to try to determine the status of the housing market. According to the National Associat...

  • Dealing with a Home Disaster with Less Stress

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Your home is a place or safety and security, a refuge from the storms of life.  However when and if disaster does strike, you may need a little know-how to get through the process of filing an insurance claim and you will likely be surprised at the ...

  • Mold in Your Home? Here are Some Tips

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    With the excitement of Spring, many of us take a closer look at the condition of our homes, even if we do not have a home for sale.  Upon deeper inspection, we may find areas that need an extra bit of care.  If you happen to notice mold in your hom...

  • Bioluminescence Waves In Encinitas, California

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Check out this cool home video that caught the bioluminescence waves in Encinitas   ...