Carlsbad Homes for Sale & Real Estate Tips

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The Southern California Relocation Dude, originally from Boston (relocated here in 2005), shares what he knows about Carlsbad and other North San Diego County communities. Whether you are interested in specific Carlsbad neighborhoods (or other communities), things to do (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 what YOU should know about buying and/or selling a home in Carlsbad or nearby. Let's talk about YOUR journey! If you are planning a relocation to or from the Greater San Diego area you'll find lots of tips about relocation, whether you are buying or selling. And if you have friends or family elsewhere in the country Jeff can help them, too, by finding the right agent in his vast national network of highly qualified Realtors. Just let them know Jeff can assist them in finding a qualified Realtor to help buy and/or sell a home. Simply pass along his information, or share theirs with him, and he'll take it from there.



On the main drag in Carlsbad, the Coastal highway, on the north end as you are heading toward Oceanside, lies a shop that MUST be your destination if you are planning your wedding.Seaside Bloom, at 2744 Carlsbad Blvd., Suite 110, is quickly becoming THE place to go in Carlsbad, and the north coas...
I recently wrote an article about making your home easy to sell. The focus was on the things you, as the seller, should do, or not do, to more easily sell you home. I suspect some of my suggestions were common sense things you were aware of already, but I find that often sellers in Carlsbad unint...
Are you interested in knowing how to make your Carlsbad home easy to sell? It's not that difficult, even in today's market. You just to need to have the right ingredients.The most obvious, which you already know, but perhaps are ignoring, is PRICE. If you price it right, it will sell. It might n...
Another nursery has disappeared and Encinitas, after much debate and controversy, as one would expect, approved a new development by Shea Homes at 1657 Vulcan Avenue in Leucadiajust a few hundred yards from the Coastal Highway. The subdivision backs up to Hygeia, and in only 2 blocks (across the...
Is nearby shopping an important criterion for you in your Carlsbad home search?Many buyers have particular requests regarding where their new home is to be located, and that often has to do with available grocery shopping. Many of us shop pretty regularly for food, and with the amount of fresh pr...
Access to beaches in California is pretty good, as compared to what I have seen in other parts of the country. There is a fair amount of parking (much of it free) so residents and visitors can readily enjoy the outdoor beach life that California is so famous for.For obvious reasons, beach accessi...
I remember a line from one of the Absolutely Fabulous series shows when Edina, in court following DUI charges, bemoans "Why oh why must we pay taxes? ...Why don't you just tax the stupid people?" Taxes are probably on everyone's list of things they don't like, or don't want to pay. The point of t...
SELLERS in CARLSBAD - For those of you who have not sold your home yet and are vacating it to relocate....beware of your homeowner's insurance.This is a cautionary note to you to check on the status of your policy before you move out, or once you are no longer living in the home while it is for s...
Buyers looking for Carlsbad homes who are interested in the La Costa area might well be interested in Alga Hills, a subdivision developed in 1989 that is just east of the famed Omni La Costa Resort and Spa on the hills overlooking the golf course, and south of Alga Road.   With easy access to th...
Having sold real estate in the city in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and now in Southern California in the Carlsbad area, NOISE has taken on a lot more meaning than it used to. [photos courtesy of Flickr. Highway photo is NOT of the freeway in Carlsbad] I have been asked many times by buyers about no...

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