San Diego Coastal Real Estate Blog

  • Where are interest rates going? Are you risking interest rate exposure?

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    As we all know, we have had historically low interest rates now for as long as anyone can almost remember.  They have been at these lows for so long that the first time home buyer generation believes this to be the norm.  The older generation loves...

  • San Diego County Assessed Property Values Rises

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    By ERIC WOLFF ewolff@nctimes.comNorth County Times | Posted: Tuesday, July 5, 2011 8:00 pm | (5) Comments   San Diego County assessed valuation     The total taxable value of property in San Diego County rose in 20...

  • Too good to pass up – 8 secrets about Disneyland

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Beneath Disneyland's popular ride, the Matterhorn, is a basketball court -- just one of the park's many secrets. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Disneyland park officials encourage cats because they control the mouse population Splash Mount...

  • Economists see brighter second half for 2011

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, PAUL WISEMAN The Associated Press  — Farewell and good riddance to the first half of 2011 — six months that are ending as sour for the economy as they began. Most analysts say economic growth will perk up in ...

  • Preservationist’s unapproved upgrades cause historic row

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    By Nathan Max 7:50 a.m., June 30, 2011 The home at 1036 Madison Avenue in University Heights that the owner Carolyn Kutzke has been ordered by the city's Historical Resources Board to restore her property to its original state. — John R. McCu...

  • Is The California Dream Still Alive For You?

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    The California Dream is fizzling out   By John D. Sutter, CNN <img src=" alt="Los Angeles' Hollywood Boulevard, shown circa 1950 and in 2011. Check out CNN's California then-and-now gallery." width="640" height="360" bo...

  • Every 60 Seconds On The Web

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Infographic by- Shanghai Web Designers...

  • Home Ownership: Opportunity of a Generation!

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

      Gleb Nechayev, Senior Economist, & William C. Wheaton, Ph.D., Principal Gleb.Nechayev@cbre.com   A rare confluence of factors is making a strong case for buying a house in the United States at...

  • Effective Marketing and Communication in Real Estate

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    One of the most important things in any successful business is how you market your products.  If you cannot effectively connect with your potential customer, then you have no chance of relaying the benefits, advantages and value in what you are try...

  • Understanding Today’s Markets – The Information We Receive

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    The “buzz” from my clients is the question “What are the real estate market conditions like these days?”  They are actually asking two questions, first, national markets with more generalized information and then what’s going on with rea...