You’ve probably heard about the 3 LLL's in real estate: Location, Location, Location, but have you thought about why it’s actually so important? Well, for one, you can always change the house—you can remodel, re-shape, and renovate—but unless it’s a mobile home, you can’t ever change where it’s located.
Buying a home in San Diego is going to be a great investment as home values continue to rise, but the question is, which neighborhood? Purchasing in certain areas can be better investments than others, and since this is the place you will be living, you want to make sure the location suits your lifestyle. The surroundings of a home matter, not just the property itself. In San Diego especially, there’s a lot of variability between neighborhoods, even just a few miles apart, so it’s important to evaluate the whole area based on your needs.
Here are some of the considerations about your home’s location that have the biggest impact: