San Diego Coastal Real Estate Blog

  • Americans Still Prefer Buying a Home to Renting

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Owning a home still has more appeal than renting for Americans, according to Fannie Mae. A sign of stability, safety, family and community, home ownership is an essential component of the "American Dream" of success and happiness and has been for man...

  • Saving Money in Your New Home In San Diego

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    When you purchase or consider purchasing a new home in san diego, there are lots of costs to think about.  One of these is utilities.  While they may not represent a large portion of your expenses on a month to month basis, the regularity of cost c...

  • I Was Recently Asked, “What Coastal Communities In San Diego Are Reasonably Priced?”

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    It really depends on what your definition of reasonable is.  Prices for coastal communities in San Diego are determined most by location, location, location.  As you are aware, coastal communities are a premium over inland communities and will hold...

  • Reviewing Your San Diego Home Owner’s Insurance Policy

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    What do you know about your San Diego Home Owners Insurance Policy?  Have you evaluated it recently?  If not, it is a good idea to review it every six months to ensure that your coverage is as expected.  Obviously, the best time to review your pol...

  • Selling a Home In San Diego? Time to Spring Clean

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Spring is in the air, making it a great time to focus on sprucing up your home.  Whether you have just purchased a home or are planning on selling a home in San Diego, a little bit of effort spent and a few quick cleaning tips will help your home to...

  • Housing market ar center of mortgage crisis is blooming again

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Housing market at center of mortgage crisis is blooming againBy Lisa Desjardins, CNN RadioPhoenix, Arizona (CNN) -A A A (resize font) Want a sign of economic hope? Look to a place where the housing collapse began: Phoenix, Arizona."We're talking abou...

  • Getting the Best Appraisal When For Your Home For Sale

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    A key aspect of the home buying and selling process is obtaining a home appraisal.  A home appraisal is secured to estimate market value and can be quite complex. Recently there has been a change in the home appraisal process, resulting in more regu...

  • Items to Consider When Buying a Home with Historic Value

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Have you thought about buying a historic home? Maybe you have entertained the idea of owning your own bed and breakfast or just find the architectural aspects of such homes intriguing. Perhaps you have inherited a beautiful home that has not been res...

  • Have You Heard Or Interested In Learning About The Zillow, Trulia Listing Sydication Debate?

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    You may or may not have heard about the listing syndication debate going on in the Real Estate Industry although you may have experienced it first hand if you have been looking for homes recently on the internet.  In one sentence, Trulia, Zillow and...

  • Getting to Know Your New Home & Neighbors

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Moving to a new home gives you an opportunity to redefine yourself and a chance to make new friends. Getting to know neighbors can be time-consuming, but is completely worthwhile since neighbors help one another out and keep track of the neighborhood...