San Diego Coastal Real Estate Blog

  • It’s Time to Buy That House

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    U.S. house prices have plunged by nearly a third since 2006, and homeownership rates are falling at the fastest pace since the Great Depression. The good news? Two key measures now suggest it's an excellent time to buy a house, either to live in for ...

  • Staging a Home For Sale During The Holidays

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    While the holidays are a favorite time of year for millions, it’s definitely not their favorite time to buy a home. The housing market plunges between the months of November and January as people put turkey dinners, tinsel and trees on the top ...

  • San Diego Real Estate Google + Page

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Check out my new Google Plus page https://plus.google.com/112749227845266147188 Thanks ...

  • Rancho Laguna Bend Walkthrough

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

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  • How to Choose a Home to Buy

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    If you’re ready to start looking for your dream home, and you’ve narrowed your search to a few select neighborhoods, take these following tips to heart:1. Types of homes. Choose the type of home that is the most appealing yet practical fo...

  • Home Buying: The Basics of Homeowners Insurance

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Once you’ve purchased your dream home, it’s time to protect it! Buying a home can be very risky without homeowners Insurance. It is essential for safeguarding your most valuable possession against defects, vandalism and disaster. It will ...

  • Real Estate Terms We All See In Today’s Market

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    By now, you’ve probably heard the age-old rules of thumb about translating home listings fromreal estate lingo to plain English: ‘cozy’= tiny, ‘needs TLC’ = needs massive repairs, and ‘all original details’ could mean beautiful moldings...

  • Staging a Home For Sale During The Holidays

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    While the holidays are a favorite time of year for millions, it’s definitely not their favorite time to buy a home. The  housing market plunges between the months of November and January as people put turkey dinners, tinsel and trees on the top of...

  • Does Refinancing Affect Your Proposition 13 Status?

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    A home recently asked if they would lose their Prop 13 status if they chose to refinance their home. Refinancing your home has nothing to do with the property tax basis of your home.  It is protected by Prop 13.  The only affect that refinancing...

  • Top 7 Reasons Investors Are Flocking To Real Estate

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Investment in real estate, especially residential, has increased dramatically.  A recent Southern California statistic showed more than double the normal investment activity in the residential markets. Real estate investment returns are made up o...