Carlsbad Homes for Sale & Real Estate Tips

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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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2006 

If you are in a situation when you really need to sell (e.g., relocation, change in family status, bought another home), and are not just listing your home to test the market and see if you can sell, here are some strategies to get you started, now that the market has shifted to become much more ...
10/31/2006
Here are a few reasons to consider buying in this market (no shooting the messenger), depending on where you are: 1. Inventory - there are LOTS of choices of style, price, location, age, condition, etc. If you can't find what you want perhaps it doesn't exist (maybe an exaggeration). But don't le...
10/28/2006
Here are the MLS statistics I compiled for the month of September for the San Marcos, CA real estate market. (I track monthly data for all the coastal communities I service in San Diego County). A couple of points: The ventory dropped from August for both attached and detached homes The number of...
10/27/2006
Here are the market statistics complied from the MLS for the month of September for the Oceanside, CA  real estate market (I report these every month for the communities I service along the coast in San Diego County). The Oceanside real estate inventory has dropped for both attached and detached ...
10/26/2006
Here are the data I have summarized from the MLS as of the end of September (as I do for all the coastal communities I service) for the Carlsbad real estate market (all 4 zips). Just a couple of quick notes: The inventory has dropped off a little from the previous month The number of homes sold h...
10/25/2006
Carlsbad, CA – “Village by the Sea”   Carlsbad is a coastal San Diego community, located about 35 miles north of the city, offering a broad range of housing, activities and scenery for its residents and tourists.   I moved to Carlsbad in 2006 from Boston, and wanted to share why I love living her...
10/25/2006
Unusual topic? Perhaps. But sometimes I think we (speaking collectively here), as REALTORS, focus more on the problem or difficult clients when we seek assistance and counsel from others, or possibly forget that (hopefully) a large percentage of the people we deal with are really pretty nice folk...
10/23/2006
I have done alot of work with first time buyers (more so back in Boston) and always require a first meeting to discuss a variety of issues before we agree to start working together. This gives me a chance to better understand the buyer's needs and requirements, answer their questions, and share i...
10/16/2006
So you are going to be buying your first home, or perhaps buying a new one or another one? There's lots to think about and your role as a buyer is critical in order for this to be a success. There are many decisions to make, and while there will be a number of people involved who can assist with ...
10/13/2006
I've had some terrific training through the CRS program, and while going back through some notes on the Buyer Strategies Course 202 today (the instructor was Mike Selvaggio, who was outstanding), came across these power questions for buyers (they can be used for sellers who are listing and will a...
10/12/2006
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