San Diego Coastal Real Estate Blog

  • Getting the Best Appraisal When For Your Home For Sale

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    A key aspect of the home buying and selling process is obtaining a home appraisal.  A home appraisal is secured to estimate market value and can be quite complex. Recently there has been a change in the home appraisal process, resulting in more regu...

  • Items to Consider When Buying a Home with Historic Value

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Have you thought about buying a historic home? Maybe you have entertained the idea of owning your own bed and breakfast or just find the architectural aspects of such homes intriguing. Perhaps you have inherited a beautiful home that has not been res...

  • Have You Heard Or Interested In Learning About The Zillow, Trulia Listing Sydication Debate?

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    You may or may not have heard about the listing syndication debate going on in the Real Estate Industry although you may have experienced it first hand if you have been looking for homes recently on the internet.  In one sentence, Trulia, Zillow and...

  • Getting to Know Your New Home & Neighbors

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Moving to a new home gives you an opportunity to redefine yourself and a chance to make new friends. Getting to know neighbors can be time-consuming, but is completely worthwhile since neighbors help one another out and keep track of the neighborhood...

  • Thinking of Buying a Second Home in San Diego?

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    The fundamentals of San Diego's real estate markets are in a great position right now. Due to the low prices and cheap cost of capital, there is a lot of activity in the markets and a general level of frustration of not enough properties for sale...

  • Energy Tax Credits For Your Home

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Homeowners looking for eco-friendly tax credits to use to upgrade their home this year are in luck! While many of the programs available in past years have expired, the following are great options to consider now and all the way until 2016. Geotherm...

  • Terms to Know When Buying or Selling a Home

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    The real estate industry, like most others, uses jargon that is sometimes difficult to understand. Consider this a primer to learning a few of those terms!  Below you have a step by step definition that will make you sound “in the know” when buy...

  • San Diego Home Prices in 2011

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Home prices in San Diego County fell again in December, leaving the county with lower values than it had at the start of 2011, based on a key housing report on Tuesday.The same can be said for 18 other major metro areas in the 20-city S&P/Case-Sh...

  • Tips for Moving Into Your New Home

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Moving into a new home can be challenging. Stress and exhaustion are a natural byproduct of the upheaval created from relocation. However, a coordinated, inexpensive and organized transition is possible and actually pretty simple if you utilize the t...

  • Mold: Something to Watch For!!!!!

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    These days everyone is paying more attention to their health. So the question is: why not take the same care in selecting your living area? There are all kinds of health concerns in the home, some are easy to deal with, some are not so simple. On...