San Diego Coastal Real Estate Blog

  • Million Dollar Homes in San Diego are Hot Commodities

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    If you’re considering purchasing property and can afford a million dollar home, there are a few US cities that are truly compelling places to reside. When you picture the perfect dream home in your mind, what do you see? Is it a sprawling estate...

  • New FHFA Policy Benefits Military Families

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Military families received some good news this week when the Federal Housing Finance Agency introduced a new guideline allowing for speedier short sales. Under the new policy, military families can relocate more rapidly without the need for a default...

  • Plan a Summer Party at Your Home

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Summer is a great time to throw a party in your home.  The weather is warm, crowds are relaxed, and the food can be fantastic!   Whether celebrating Independence Day, a birthday, or just throwing a barbeque to welcome your friends, you’ll enjoy ...

  • San Diego 4th of July Events and Activities

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Wherever you live in San Diego, the Fourth of July is bustling with events and firework shows. From festivals and fireworks, to entertainment and fun, this is the place to be.  Grab your swimsuit, friends, water and sunscreen as you venture out for ...

  • Choosing the Best Lawn Mower For Your Yard

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Mowing the lawn is one of summer’s inevitable chores.  But how do you know what type of mower is the best for your yard?  There are a myriad of options available, so how do you choose? Start by asking yourself these questions:  how big is you...

  • Surfing Madonna Example of Encinitas Underground Art

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Image Creates Controversy The so called “Surfing Madonna” of Encinitas portrays the iconic Virgin of Guadalupe riding a surfboard.  This 10 foot by 10 foot mosaic was created by Mark Patterson.  The artist mounted the work on the pillar of a...

  • San Diego Housing Market Moving Towards Full Recovery

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Recent statistics indicate that the San Diego housing market is showing strong signs of recovery, a promising development for local home builders and real estate companies. According to the San Diego Association of Realtors (SDAR), unit sales for ...

  • How Lenders Determine What a Homebuyer Can Borrow

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    If you’re thinking about purchasing a home, one of the first things you should do is go to a lender to get pre-approved. This will determine how much money you can borrow for a mortgage. This will also help you filter your home search by sale pr...

  • New Home Sales Jump 7.6% In May

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    New Home Market Shows a Clear Improvement Sales of new homes in May reached the highest level seen in two years.  The market rose 7.6% from the figures for April.  After making seasonal adjustments, the numbers came in at 369,000 if such trends ...

  • Olivenhain, CA, History and Facts

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    An introduction to Olivenhain Olivenhain (pronounced Oh-LEE-ven-hine) is one of five neighborhoods in Encinitas. Today, Olivenhain spans from San Elijo Lagoon in the south, along both sides of Rancho Santa Fe Road and Manchester Avenue, out past the...