San Diego Coastal Real Estate Blog

  • 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 ...

  • A Little Background On Short Sales

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    The following is an excerpt from a third party interview of a short sale expert and a real estate agent.  I am posting it for the relevant content of the background of short sales. Below is Graham's(the short sale expert) answer to what a short ...

  • San Diego: World class at last for Commercial Investment

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    San Diego ranks 25th among the world's top cities for commercial real estate investment, according to a report at the upcoming World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The Jones Lang LaSalle brokerage tied the rankings to the amount of investment ...

  • Best Investment Real Estate Locations

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Where are the best investment real estate locations? If you have enough experience investing in real estate, you can make money almost anywhere, but there are always places that are better or worse for real estate investments.  For maximum profi...