San Diego Coastal Real Estate Blog

  • Biking in San Diego, Consider Bike Score When Buying a Home

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Location, location,location. You've heard time and time again that when buying a home, location is what matters most.... and for good reason! For that purpose the concept of Walk Score was created. Dedicated to the idea that "less time in the car mea...

  • Apps For Buying A Home? These Can Help!

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Each day technology becomes even more impressive as new tools, products and apps are rolled out that truly have a place in your daily life. It can be exciting and exhausting to try to find the ones that will benefit you. As a homebuyer, it can be ove...

  • Selling Your Home : Is It A Volvo or a Ferrari?

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    When listing your home for sale, you need to recognize what you are actually selling. In some ways, selling your home can be very similar to putting your car up for sale. You are selling a piece of your life, a subset of you, and in doing so, you mus...

  • Feng Shui and Selling Your Home

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Selling your home can be quite challenging at times, causing sellers to question what they can do to make the sale occur more quickly. Service providers such as home stagers, organizers, and professional clutter eliminators can all offer assistance...

  • 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...