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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2007 

One of my favorite desserts in the summer (well, all year, actually) is ice cream. And I have had the gustatory pleasure of enjoying ice cream at many fine places. Kimball's, back in Littleton/Westford, MA was THE favorite of all time, but since I now live here in Carlsbad, finding an alternative...
09/13/2007
For new home buyers interested in Carlsbad homes, it's an exciting time. The model homes in one of the most popular subdivisions have just been released for sale.And they are beautiful!The model homes at Balearas, the Pulte-built neighborhood at La Costa Greens in La Costa, South Carlsbad were re...
09/12/2007
They shout it from the mountain tops, in their emails, in telephone calls, at Open Houses. They tell their neighbors and friends. Agents hear it over and over. I had a call today, in fact."I want a deal."There probably isn't a single buyer out there who isn't on the bandwagon right now and lookin...
09/12/2007
Some areas of the country are more prevalent for relocation than others, and Carlsbad (and San Diego in general) is one such place. Many agents, especially in this market, I expect, will work with relocation clients, while others specialize in these buyers because of their interest and experience...
09/11/2007
Like many, I imagine, this day represents a painful memory of one of the most significant tragedies in the US. No, it does not compare to the tsunami in Asia from Christmas time a few years ago, nor to other events that have occurred elsewhere in the world. But it was, and still is, a significant...
09/11/2007
The Rancho Santa Fe Art Fair took place today in the two parks in the heart of the Village across the street from the famed Inn at Rancho Santa Fe.  The weather was perfect and there were a couple of hundred arts and crafts vendors displaying their creations, scattered among the two parks under t...
09/10/2007
Carlsbad has achieved a reputation as the place to go on the Southern California coast for spa treatments. Whether you are seeking to spend a day luxuriating, or simply want a massage or a facial, the spas in Carlsbad offer an array of body and facial treatments, and a mix of prices to boot. Ther...
09/08/2007
The following summaries home sales statistics from the MLS for Encinitas for August (private sales and new construction development sales that are not in the MLS are not included here).Homes for sale - 235 detached, 66 attached (up 4% from July)71 detached and 23 attached homes came on the market...
09/08/2007
A question Carlsbad buyers often have is "How far is it to _____?" It seems this is typically focused on things like the beach (especially in my area in coastal Carlsbad), public transportation, the city (San Diego), golf options and so on. I suspect you have the same experience, with different b...
09/08/2007
Here is a summary of the housing statistics from the MLS for Carlsbad for the month of August (this information does not include private sales or homes sold through builders that are not in the MLS).Homes for sale - 532 detached, 288 attached (up 4% from July)174 detached and 99 attached homes ca...
09/06/2007
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