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Carlsbad ArtSplash 2012 on September 22 and 23is a very popular annual 2-day outdoor arts fair on Armada Drive overlooking the Flower Fields and the ocean. The purpose of Carlsbad Artsplash 2012 is to promote the arts, and raise funds to benefit art and music programs in the local community.
Carlsbad ArtSplash may be best known for the street chalk art contest with dozens of talented chalk artists creating their masterpieces in chalk on the road.
But you will (5 comments)
A Shout-Out for Gunning and Company Estate Sales in the Mainline and Philadelphia Area - 08/30/12 07:26 AM
A Shout-Out for Gunning and Company Estate Sales in the Mainline and Philadelphia Area This is a shout out for Gunning and Company estate sales in the Mainline and Philadelphia area. We contacted Michael Gunning at Gunning and Company a few months ago to enlist their assistance to help a family member offload a substantial amount of art, antiques, furniture, rugs, crystal, dishes, collectibles, tools, and more, as this historic country home in West Chester is being sold and the owner will be relocating and downsizing.
This has been a significant job – a 5,600 SF 15 room home (3 comments)
One of the famous Encinitas Boathouses located just a short distance from the heart of town is now for rent.
The Encinitas Boathouses have been a tourist attraction for many years, and thankfully a few years ago were acquired by the Encinitas Preservation Association, after quite a bit of to do about what to do with them.
This acquisition has allowed their preservation and now you can rent one for $1850/month (900 SF, office, 2 decks, 1.5 baths and 2 bedrooms).
The SS Moonlight is located at (5 comments)
Technology I Use to Help You Sell Your Home - 08/29/12 04:17 PM
Technology I Use to Help You Sell Your Home Technology tools are a big part of my real estate business and there is abundant technology I use to help you sell your home in Carlsbad and surrounding areas, from start to finish.
Obviously there are many other components besides using technology for marketing, finding buyers, and getting through the transaction. And some technology tools are more a convenience that speed up and simplify the process rather than a requirement. But why not use those tools that make your life simpler and hassle-free?
Of course these do not take (13 comments)
Moonlight Beach Homes for Sale in Encinitas CA - 08/29/12 07:42 AM
Moonlight Beach Homes for Sale in Encinitas CA Buyers interested in living near the ocean and beach but also near downtown Encinitas dining and shopping should consider the Moonlight Beach area. The Coaster Train Stop is just a few blocks away, and the 5 freeway is about ½ mile east for commuting north and south.
Moonlight Beach homes for sale in Encinitas CA cover a broad range of styles, sizes and prices, but being near the ocean you can expect some fairly expensive real estate even for a modest home, and availability of homes for sale at Moonlight Beach (7 comments)
The 9th Annual Carlsbad Music Festival 2012 - 08/28/12 07:59 PM
The 9th Annual Carlsbad Music Festival 2012 It’s time again for one of the most popular musical events in our area, the 9th Annual Carlsbad Music Festival 2012.
The Carlsbad Music Festival 2012 will be held on September 21- 23, billed as “adventurous music by the beach.”
Carlsbad has a long and rich reputation as a center for the arts, with multiple arts and crafts fairs and festivals, ArtSplash (also in September), the city-owned Cannon Art Gallery, the TGIF Jazz in the Parks 9-concert series in the summer, the Museum of Making Music, and so much more.
Golf Course Homes for Sale in Carlsbad CA - 08/27/12 11:46 PM
Golf Course Homes for Sale in Carlsbad CA Buyers interested in living on or near a golf course have lots of options, given the golf course homes for sale in Carlsbad, Encinitas and in surrounding areas.
Golf course homes in Carlsbad offer a number of advantages, especially to homeowners who are golf enthusiasts, among them proximity to a particular golf course and its amenities plus wonderful views and open-space.
Potential annoyances could include golfers walking or carting nearby your front door/windows and errant gold balls if your home is close enough to the course.
I’ve had enough. 12 calls in 3 days and I suspect you’re not finished.
I didn’t answer your first call on my cell because I didn’t recognize the area code. Good thing. You’ve never left a message…no surprise…and I have no desire to find out more.
Nor am I going to give you whatever measly satisfaction you might get out of actually picking up the call (10 comments)
Wall Art in Carlsbad CA and Surrounding Areas - 08/24/12 05:02 PM
Wall Art in Carlsbad CA and Surrounding Areas In my travels around Carlsbad, Encinitas, Oceanside, Little Italy and elsewhere I started noticing wall murals on the sides of buildings, interesting paint colors on buildings, and other kinds of wall art including mosaics.
So I decided to start a collection of photos that intrigued me.
We don’t tend to have many buildings with advertising as you see in LA where they tend to all be about upcoming new movie releases, and in Las Vegas advertising performers and shows at the big hotels, but they are starting (4 comments)
So what makes BOXD unique and so worth a visit, as I did yesterday while out touring Carlsbad homes for sale?
First, BOXD is a modified shipping container. Not only does it look a bit odd (but it sure is secure once they close up shop) but it sits on a large lot in the heart of town, something you don’t see with area restaurants.
8th Annual Leucadia Art Walk 2012 in Leucadia CA - 08/22/12 09:24 PM
8th Annual Leucadia Art Walk 2012 in Leucadia CA I’m a big fan of art fairs, art walks, and art galleries in the local communities. And the annual Leucadia Art Walk is a real gem.
The Leucadia Art Walk will take place this coming Sunday, August 26, 2012, from 10 am until 5 pm along a 1-mile stretch of the Coast Road/Route 101 road in Leucadia (a funky eclectic community in north Encinitas).
Read more about Leucadia:
Leucadia – Surfers’ Beach Community in Encinitas CA
The Leucadia Art Walk (LeucadiARTWalk) is a popular event, and this (4 comments)
Want to Save Those Text Messages? Here's How with SMS Backup and Restore - 08/19/12 08:46 PM
I love learning new ways to be efficient - goodness knows I can certainly use the help - and not being efficient drives me nuts! I do a lot of texting these days, far more than I was doing even a year ago. While some is with with family members the majority is with buyer and seller clients, and those dialogs are something I want to preserve, as I do all transaction emails, just in case. No doubt YOU are also doing a lot of communicating with your clients during a transaction. I attended the GOOGLE UNIVERSE BOOTCAMP last Friday in (54 comments)
Carlsbad Building Projects, The Summer of 2012 - 08/16/12 11:59 PM
Carlsbad Building Projects, The Summer of 2012 The architectural landscape in Carlsbad is changing, with a significant number of projects underway, much of this includes Carlsbad new homes for sale:
A few examples:
Voscana, new construction homes for sale near La Costa, one of the newest communities of Carlsbad townhomes for sale. Voscana homes are expected to be ready by the end of the year, with pricing beginning in the $400,000s.
The La Costa Collection – New La Costa townhomes near the Carlsbad Public Library; 53 homes under construction; no information yet on sizes, floor plans or (2 comments)
Escondido Homes for Sale - What Happened in the Escondido Real Estate Market in July 2012? - 08/15/12 03:00 PM
Escondido Homes for Sale - What Happened in the Escondido Real Estate Market in July 2012? Escondido is an inland community, about 15 miles from the coast adjacent to San Marcos. Like its neighbors, San Marcos, Vista and Oceanside, Escondido has seen fairly significant shifts in the real estate market with a large number of short sales and foreclosures.
As a buyer or seller interested in Escondido homes for sale, understanding recent trends and current market conditions is essential so you can make informed decisions about Escondido real estate; media reports focus on general market conditions and therefore will (3 comments)
Del Mar Homes for Sale - What Happened in the Del Mar Real Estate Market in July 2012? - 08/14/12 07:29 AM
Del Mar Homes for Sale - What Happened in the Del Mar Real Estate Market in July 2012? Del Mar is a small coastal town in North San Diego County and one of the most expensive towns in the county. Indeed, the Del Mar real estate market currently has the most expensive home for sale in San Diego County (now at $33.9M, originally $76M in 2007 when first listed), and still holds the record for the most expensive property sold (at about $48,000,000). Up to date information on the local Del Mar real estate market is important for buyers and sellers (4 comments)
The Carlsbad Boardwalk in Carlsbad CA - 08/12/12 05:22 PM
The Carlsbad Boardwalk in Carlsbad CA The Carlsbad Boardwalk is a special place, enjoyed by many, visitors and residents, for the views of the beaches and coastline, and of course the sunsets.
It’s a great place to walk for those who do not want sand between their toes or otherwise have trouble navigating a walk on the sand, and dog walkers, runners, and parents with kids in strollers, can readily enjoy the walk, too. There's also a concrete pathway right at the edge of the beach (see above).
The Carlsbad Boardwalk isn’t really a board walk (9 comments)
The Oceanside real estate market has undergone many shifts and continues to evolve. This market report does not include any private sales nor manufactured, mobile or multifamily housing; the numbers are derived from the MLS and are believed to be accurate but are not guaranteed.
Media reports speak in general terms, so information may not represent the reality of the local Oceanside real estate market. Having data from a knowledgeable agent about local market conditions benefits you as the buyer or seller (2 comments)
The Winning Buyer Resume - 08/11/12 04:18 PM
The Winning Buyer Resume Those who know me well are aware I come from a background in corporate Human Resources, about 16 years give or take. Of the many roles I played as an HR exec was helping companies hire the right people for key jobs.
Not an easy task.
A key part of the hiring process is reviewing resumes (i.e., skills, experience) of qualified candidates, or those who feel they are. In my HR career I saw tens of thousands!
A good resume is a work of art, and consultants make plenty of money helping potential (26 comments)
La Jolla Homes for Sale - What Happened in the La Jolla Real Estate Market in July 2012? - 08/10/12 08:43 AM
La Jolla Homes for Sale - What Happened in the La Jolla Real Estate Market in July 2012? The La Jolla real estate market is one of the most expensive in San Diego County. A visit to La Jolla on-line, or better yet in real life, will quickly give you a good sense of why this is so. Having current, local information about La Jolla homes for sale is essential so you can make informed decisions about your home buying and selling in La Jolla. Despite the shift in prices over the last 6+ years, La Jolla remains an expensive real (4 comments)
As a buyer or seller in the Solana Beach real estate market, understanding recent trends and current market conditions is essential in order to make informed decisions about Solana Beach Homes for Sale; media reports focus on general market statistics and therefore will not provide you with an accurate picture of the Solana (6 comments)
Carlsbad Homes for Sale - What Happened in the Carlsbad Real Estate Market in July 2012? - 08/08/12 09:39 AM
Carlsbad Homes for Sale - What Happened in the Carlsbad Real Estate Market in July 2012? The Carlsbad real estate market continues to shift, and the statistics for July show a number of changes from last month. These data do not include private sales or manufactured/mobile/multi-family housing; the numbers are derived from the MLS and are believed to be accurate but are not guaranteed. Media reports speak in general terms, so information may not represent the reality of our local Carlsbad real estate market, especially one that is shifting as ours is. Having data, and knowledge, about the local market conditions (2 comments)
San Marcos Homes for Sale - What Happened in the San Marcos Real Estate Market in July 2012? - 08/06/12 03:16 PM
San Marcos Homes for Sale - What Happened in the San Marcos Real Estate Market in July 2012? The San Marcos real estate market continues to evolve, especially with the large number of distress sales. These data do not include private sales nor manufactured housing; the numbers are derived from the MLS and are believed to be accurate but are not guaranteed.
Media reports tend to speak in general terms, rather than local, so their information will not likely represent the reality of our local San Marcos real estate market.
Having information about local market conditions benefits (15 comments)
The Life Cycle of Real Estate - 08/06/12 07:46 AM
The Life Cycle of Real Estate Those of us in the real estate industry experience a life cycle of real estate in ways that others, perhaps, cannot understand or appreciate.
Many of us begin our real estate careers as the result of parents or other relatives in the industry. The birth of our real estate careers may be, for some, predetermined, and while we may venture in other directions first, so often the lure of helping others buy and sell homes draws us in sooner or later.
Some of us launch our careers on our own, while (21 comments)
Here’s what happened in the Encinitas real estate market for July 2012 based on statistics from the MLS (private sales are not included nor are manufactured, mobile or multi-family homes).
These data are deemed reliable but are not guaranteed due to how data may (3 comments)
Rancho Santa Fe Homes for Sale - What Happened in the Rancho Santa Fe Real Estate Market in July 2012? - 08/04/12 07:23 AM
Rancho Santa Fe Homes for Sale - What Happened in the Rancho Santa Fe Real Estate Market in July 2012? As a buyer or seller in the Rancho Santa Fe real estate market, having information about the current market conditions will enable you to make an informed decision regarding what to do with regard to Rancho Santa Fe homes for sale. The Rancho Santa Fe real estate market is very localized, and the most expensive community, on average, in San Diego County. Knowing what is going on in the market with regard to inventory and sales is important for making a (11 comments)
Cardiff Homes for Sale - What Happened in the Cardiff Real Estate Market in July 2012? - 08/03/12 06:32 PM
Cardiff Homes for Sale - What Happened in the Cardiff Real Estate Market in July 2012? Buyer and sellers in the Cardiff real estate market, need information about the current market conditions in order to make an informed decisions about Cardiff homes for sale. The Cardiff real estate market is small and very localized, and finding comparables for determining price for either a listing or a purchase can be tricky due to limited inventory, the diversity of homes for sale, and market fluctuations.
Want to learn more about Cardiff-by-the-Sea? Cardiff by the Sea – Quintessential Beach Community A Visual (1 comments)
Well, it’s time again for the VERY POPULAR Dog Days of Summer Canine Festival and Contest in Cardiff by the Sea. This fun event will be held in downtown Cardiff by the Sea on Saturday August 11th from 10 until 3.
The 7th Annual Dog Days of Summer in Cardiff, a canine festival and contest for all dogs and their owners, has become the largest and most popular dog-centric event in (7 comments)
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