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.



In my prior post on this subject, Are Referrals Important to You? Show Others That They Are (Part 1), I wondered whether folks felt they were deserving of referrals or not. I also talked some about how to know if you ARE worthy of referrals from past or current clients, friends, neighbors or fami...
  Yes, Carlsbad, CA has a windmill, and it's pretty well known. The Windmill is more formally known as Windmill Banquet and Catering, with a Dutch-style windmill visible for some distance. The site is shared by the Holiday Inn, providing rooms for visitors and conference attendees. Windmill is th...
Carlsbad has a good reputation as a golfing destination in Southern California. And with two well-known golf resorts, La Costa Spa and Resort (with 2 courses) in the La Costa area, and the Four Seasons Aviara Resort (public) in Aviara, one can understand. There is also a public golf course at Ra...
Brookfield is an attractive, un-gated neighborhood on the eastern side of Carlsbad where Alga Road meets Melrose, near the edge of San Marcos (look for Xana Way at the light on Alga, the main road through Brookfield).   Buyers who are looking at Carlsbad homes for sale, especially first time buy...
Are you interested in having your past and current clients refer business to you (say yes, I know you are). How about receiving them from your sphere of influence? Friends? Neighbors? (the answer is yes, again!).So what are you doing to encourage these folks to refer potential business to you? An...
I expect that most of us have some bad habits that we wish we didn't. And maybe some we aren't really aware of. They might be minor, and have limited impact on our daily lives, or they could be more serious and affect our health, relationships, financial status or other aspects of our lives.The s...
The summary market statistics from the MLS for Rancho Santa Fe for March and April 2007 are shown below.Prices in Rancho Santa Fe continue to be the highest in San Diego County, on average. There is minimal inventory for attached homes and the marketing time is extremely long, on average (7 month...
The summary statistics from the MLS for Solana Beach for January, February, March and April 2007 are shown below.Several trends are worth noting and watching over the next few months.The absorption rate has increased for attached homes - with the inventory fairly stable, the number of sales has s...
I recently wrote an article for first time buyers about being a team player, since it's important, in that new role, to understand the players that are involved in the transaction process. It occurred to me very late last night that, as agents, being a TEAM PLAYER is critical to our success. Reme...
Here are the summary market statistics for Cardiff (a.k.a. Cardiff-by-the-Sea) for April 2007 [link is to a community profile n Cardiff with photos and music]The sales in Cardiff have slowed in the last couple of months, especially for detached homes, and median prices have not changed for either...

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