Explore Carlsbad, CA

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 4
Carlsbad Homes without HOA Fees for Sale There are plenty of pros and cons about HOAs on the part of residents who live there, real estate agents, and buyers who are searching for Carlsbad homes.  Whether you like HOAs and their services, or not, if you are considering single family detached home...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 22
Carlsbad Sculpture Garden 2016 - 2017 Exhibit "In Our Own Backyard" featuring North San Diego County sculptors John Dupree and Clyde Wickham is on exhibit at the Carlsbad Sculpture Garden at the Cultural Arts Office facility, at 2955 Elmwood Street just north of/adjacent to the City of Carlsbad G...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 18
Winter Beauty in Carlsbad California We took a walk around our neighborhood last night as the sun was setting and enjoyed some of the winter beauty in Carlsbad, namely all these beautiful flowers,  bushes and trees.  The daffodils were always such a welcome sight back in New England as spring arr...

By Mike and Dawn Lewis, The Lewis Team at Keller Williams in San Diego CA
(The Lewis Team at Keller Williams)
Comments 0
Urban Living for Home BuyersThe growing popularity of urban housing in some metro areas suggests that an increasing portion of home buyers desire urban style amenities.These are key characteristics today’s home buyers feel are very important:39% of today’s home buyers find walkability to be very ...

By Mike and Dawn Lewis, The Lewis Team at Keller Williams in San Diego CA
(The Lewis Team at Keller Williams)
Comments 0
Generational Differences in Sense of CommunityGenerational Differences in Sense of CommunityOverall, the older the generation, the more likely its members are to report feeling a sense of community where they live. But, the younger the generation, the more likely its members are to feel they shou...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 22
Scamming, or Attempts, are Alive and WellYou Don’t Fool Me, IRS We’ve all heard about the scams where people are getting phone calls, allegedly from the IRS, threatening criminal action or claiming people owe money when they don’t. They are alive and well, rampant, and unfortunately many have suc...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 32
I was out in our front yard recently and heard a bird song that I didn't recognize.  I finally figured it out that the song was coming from this bird - I believe it's a bluebird - perched at the very top of this cypress tree in our neighbor's front yard. I was able to grab my camera and snap a fe...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 5
What’s the Value of My Carlsbad Home ? The Carlsbad real estate market continues to change, and the statistics for January show several shifts from last month and from 1 year ago. These data do not include private sales or manufactured/mobile/multi-family housing; the numbers are derived from the...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 22
Wall Mural in The Barrio in Carlsbad  Carlsbad has an impressive collection of wall murals scattered throughout Carlsbad Village and in an area known as The Barrio centered aroung Roosevelt Street and Walnut Avenue. The Barrio is an interesting area of Carlsbad, consisting mostly of older single ...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 10
Carlsbad Homes in the Carlsbad Unified School DistrictHousehunting Tips for Buyers Home buyers, both local as well as those relocating here, are often interested in the Carlsbad homes located in the Carlsbad School District. The Carlsbad schools have a very good reputation locally and in the stat...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 15
Holiday Park in Carlsbad Village, Carlsbad CA Carlsbad is blessed with a number of community parks, and Holiday Park near the Village, one of Carlsbad’s oldest parks, is no exception. With the abundance of public parks in Carlsbad, large and small, there is likely to be one close by just about an...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 16
Predictions for the Carlsbad Housing Market and Beyond for 2017  Praful Thakkar   has encouraged us to grab our crystal balls for this January contest, and come up with our predictions for our housing markets for 2017 (photo below courtesy of Keeping Current Matters).  Since my crystal ball is ra...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 37
I’ve Been Working on My Moves Lest you think I am joining the dating scene again, let me clarify. Been there done that years ago! I don’t need to, thankfully. But I am always working on my moves…real estate moves, that is. As a Carlsbad Realtor with a bunch of personal relocations under my belt I...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 10
The Summit NeighborhoodSingle Family Detached Homes for Sale in Carlsbad Carlsbad buyers interested in single family homes in an established and popular community, with easy access to a host of amenities and commuting, may find The Summit in Carlsbad to suit their needs and budget well.  Where is...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 16
Think of Your Carlsbad Home as a House When You Are Selling it! Selling your home is a complex process, and a very emotional one. While there are many decisions to be made – such as determining the right listing price – and getting the property ready for the market (harder for some sellers than o...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 12
Year-End 2016 Market Report for Attached Homes in Carlsbad 2016 was a busy year in real estate for Carlsbad and we saw some shifts compared to 2015. Carlsbad offers a wide variety of attached (condos, townhomes, twinhomes) and detached single family homes, in gated and ungated communities. For th...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 15
Alt Karlsbad Haus Mineral Spa in Carlsbad  Mineral springs were discovered in what is now Carlsbad back in 1882 by a sea captain named John Frazier where the Alt Karlsbad Haus sits. It's now a California historic site and monument. You can still buy artesian alkaline mineral water here at a kiosk...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 9
Year-End 2016 Market Report for Carlsbad 92011 2016 was a relatively busy housing market, and we saw a number of shifts compared to Carlsbad home sales in 2015.  Here we take a look at the market activity in 2016 for single family detached homes in the 92011 area of Carlsbad.  The 92011 zip code ...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 14
New Homes at Agave at The Preserve in CarlsbadJanuary 2017 Update The new homes at Agave in The Preserve neighborhood in northeast Carlsbad are now ready. This community is located just south of the 78 freeway and west of College Boulevard. The 156-acre Preserve, originally called Quarry Creek, w...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 8
Year-End 2016 Market Report for the 92009 Area of Carlsbad 2016 was a relatively busy market, with some shifts from the 2015 housing market activity. The 92009 area covers the area South of Palomar Airport Road and east of El Camino Real, including La Costa (La Costa Ridge, La Costa Greens, La Co...

Carlsbad, CA Real Estate Professionals