San Diego Coastal Real Estate Blog

  • Buying & Selling a “Green” Home

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    While the decline in new home construction may have some feeling "blue," those of you who embrace a "green" lifestyle will be excited to hear about the latest projections. "Green" remodeling is a growing trend in the real estate industry! In fact, Mc...

  • Encinitas Sunset in February

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

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  • How to spot signs of a foreclosure scam….

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Fear and uncertainty filled Daniella Baca after she learned that her landlord was facing foreclosure. Those feelings peaked the day the home was sold, when the single mother of two received what seemed like an official letter offering help and t...

  • Section 1031 Exchanges for Real Estate Investors

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    When a real estate investor sells real estate, a capital gains tax is recognized, along with a tax on deprecation recapture. The regular capital gains tax, deprecation recapture, and any applicable state tax can often result in a tax liability in...

  • The home of a USC fanatic…

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

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  • Landscaping – A Key to Selling Your Home

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    When you meet someone for the first time – what do you notice?   If you’re like many of us, that initial impression is largely determined by outside appearance. Believe it or not, that concept rings true with your home, too! That’s right, your...

  • Resources for Avoiding Home Foreclosure

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Home ownership can be a heavy responsibility at times... especially when times are tough.  It can be challenging to find help when times are difficult due to a  decrease or loss of income, illness, unexpected disaster or home repairs, or personal c...

  • When will we get more inventory in San Diego????

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    San Diego housing inventories are low right now and people are starting to inquire about what conditions are necessary to bring these numbers up.  If you read the national headlines, this would seem to conflict with conventional wisdom.  The hous...

  • Falling in Love With Your Home For Sale

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Valentines Day is fast approaching and love is in the air.  Share a little extra love with your home for sale this week and you may find a buyer sooner than you thought!  Buying a home is largely an emotional decision.  Buyers may try to rat...

  • Save Money When Buying A Home

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Any major purchase requires analysis and thought, and home buying isn't any different. Specifications on location, bedroom and bathroom quantity, and yard size may come more quickly to mind, but there are many other considerations to be aware of, as ...