San Diego Coastal Real Estate Blog

  • 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...

  • Fletcher Cove Community Center

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Have You Seen The New Look At Fletcher Cove?Sitting on a bluff top over looking the ocean, this former 1940s Army barracks, is an absolute gem of a project that the community of Solana Beach worked hard to make happen. As a collaborative effort of co...

  • Beat the Heat in Your New Home

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    The approach of summer brings longer days and bright memories of time spent outdoors with family and friends, whether at the beach or in your backyard. This time of year can also bring back memories of heatstroke, sunburns and feeling like you might ...

  • Buying a Home Still Considered a “Best” Investment in U.S.

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Buying a home has several unique advantages when compared with renting. Aside from being to decorate as you choose, receive additional tax benefits, enjoy stability in your housing payments, and increase your ability to make future investments, it ju...