The Southern California Relocation Dude, originally from Boston, shares what he knows about Carlsbad and other North San Diego County communities. Whether you are interested in specific Carlsbad neighborhoods, things to do (e.g, shopping, touristy stuff, recreation, dining), or the local housing market conditions, you'll find it here. Search for Carlsbad homes for sale (other nearby coastal areas, too), learn about new neighborhoods, and get the scoop on the things YOU should know about buying and selling your Carlsbad Let me know how I can best help you!. home. And if you are planning a relocation to or from the area, you'll find lots of tips about relocation, whether you are a buyer or a seller.
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Carlsbad 7th Annual Taste of Bressi FestivalMarch 10, 2018 The 7th Annual Taste of Bressi Festival, a popular event every year, will be held on Saturday, March 10, at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Carlsbad (see photo below right) in Bressi Ranch in Carlsbad (off Palomar Airport Road at El Fuerte). ...
Year-End 2017 Market Report for Carlsbad 92009Detached Single Family Homes 2017 was a relatively busy market, with some shifts from 2016 housing market activity. Here we look at market activity for single family detached homes. The 92009 area covers the area South of Palomar Airport Road and east...
The Terramar Community in CarlsbadLive the Beach Life The community of Terramar is a pretty special neighborhood in Carlsbad, where Cannon Road meets the Coast Highway/Route 101 and south of the Encinas Power Plant. If you want to live at the beach in Carlsbad, and especially to have an ocean-fr...
Market Report for Carlsbad 92011 for 2017Detached Single Family Homes 2017 was a relatively busy housing market in the 92011 area of Carlsbad, and we saw a number of shifts compared to 2016. In this report we look at the market activity for single family detached homes for 2017. The 92011 zip co...
Lessons Learned for Real Estate from an Art Gallery Owner - Me Some know, although not everyone, that my wife and I owned an art gallery, Mark Gallery, for 3 years in the Huron Village area of Cambridge across the Charles River from Boston from 2002 – 2004. I learned some valuable lessons in thi...
The Spirit of Education is Alive and Well in the ActiveRain Community As part of the 2018 Blog JumpStart Challenge we are asked to share our thoughts on the Weltanschauung, the guiding principles and philosophy of the Activerain community. Of the various principles I particularly like the view th...
The Preserve Community in Carlsbad January 2018 Update Construction is proceeding well at the new planned community of The Preserve here in northeast Carlsbad, with some significant changes since the last post on the community a few months ago. Construction on the detached single family home neig...
The Carlsbad Village NeighborhoodHousing, Shopping, Dining and the Beach Lifestyle The Carlsbad Village neighborhood is certainly one of the more diverse in Carlsbad in terms of the amenities, and the wide range of housing opportunities. Living in or near the Village has a strong appeal for many...
Have a Little Respect Will You? The AR Community Guidelines As part of the Blog Jumpstart Challenge Lynn Friedman asked us to talk about the ActiveRain community guidelines, which you can read for yourself, and should, if you haven’t already. I suppose most people don’t like to have rules, or cal...
The Carlsbad City Library Carlsbad is fortunate to have a wonderful library system that attracts a host of users to its 2 facilities, the Georgina Cole Library (just blocks from the Village) and the Dove Library (in south Carlsbad in the La Costa area), plus the Carlsbad City Library Learning Cen...