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 local housing market conditions, you'll find it here. Search for Carlsbad homes for sale (and other nearby coastal areas, too), learn about new neighborhoods, and get the scoop on the things YOU should know about buying and selling a home in Carlsbad or nearby. Let me know how I can help you! 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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Wordless Wednesday: Farm Fresh Meals Advertising I have been driving up and down El Camino Real in Carlsbad alot recently, with property showings and errands, and noticed this cool old vehicle with advertising for farm fresh meals. It's parked on a side street but with great visibility since El ...
2018 Year-End Market Report for Encinitas CADetached Single Family Homes Here is an overview of what happened in the housing market for detached single family homes in the coastal community of Encinitas, just south of Carlsbad, in 2018, with a number of shifts as compared to 2017. Encinitas offe...
The Square at Bressi Ranch is now Open in Carlsbad Bressi Ranch residents and others in the nearby area have a new shopping center to enjoy. Sprouts Farmers Market is the anchor store and recently had their grand opening at The Square at Bressi Ranch, located across the street from Bressi Villag...
Wow, That's a RED Building!! I have been showing a fair nuber of properties in some popular urban neighborhoods in San Diego - Normal Heights, North Park, University Heights - and have enjoy seeing the different architecture, both residential and commercial. We've toured a bunch of craftsman sty...
Beautiful Home in Carlsbad Welcomes New Owners My buyers just closed on this terrific property, one of a number of Carlsbad homes for sale, and are thrilled to be making this wonderful community their new Southern California home. This spacious home, with over 3300 SF and a gorgeous L-shaped yard...
2018 Year-End Housing Market Report for Carlsbad Attached Homes (condos, town homes, twin homes) 2018 was another busy year in real estate for Carlsbad with some significant shifts as compared to 2017. Carlsbad offers a wide variety of attached (condos, townhomes, twinhomes) and detached single f...
There’s Transparency... and There’s Too MUCH Transparency! Transparency has been a buzzword in our online and blogging world for quite some time. And the emphasis on being transparent has become part of many company mission and value statements, as well as apparent in their ads and actions online...
2018 Year-End Market Report for Carlsbad 92008Detached Single Family Homes 2018 was a busy year for homes sales in the Carlsbad 92008 area, with some shifts from the same period in 2017. The 92008 area includes Carlsbad Village, Telescope Point, Olde Carlsbad and the historic Barrio, beachfront ...
Bridlewood home in Poway Sold This beautiful expansive home on a large lot in the beautiful Bridlewood community in Poway, an inland community, has a new owner. This gorgeous 2-story home offered my buyers exactly what they wanted - lots of space, a swimming pool, outdoor entertaining area, and a...
2018 Year-End Housing Market Report for Carlsbad 92011Single Family Detached Homes 2018 was a relatively busy housing market in the 92011 area of Carlsbad, and we saw a number of shifts compared to 2017. In this report we look at the market activity for single family detached homes for 2018. The ...