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 & other North San Diego County communities. Whether you are interested in specific Carlsbad neighborhoods (or other communities), 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 what YOU should know about buying and/or selling a home in Carlsbad or nearby. Let's talk about your journey! And if you are planning a relocation to or from the area in Greater San Diego, 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 the right Realtor to help buy and/or sell a home. You can either pass along his information, or share theirs with him, and he'll take it from there.

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2008 

Area schools are often one of the major criteria buyers are concerned about when searching for a new Carlsbad home (and elsewhere), and it’s not only those with school-age children. This is particularly important for those who are relocating and are not familiar with the schools in the community...
03/31/2008
Carlsbad’s Cannon Art Gallery has done it again. The latest show at this city-sponsored (and free to all) gallery is another winner, as every show seems to be. Carlsbad is known as a town that embraces the arts in many ways, and the William D. Cannon Art Gallery is just one of the town’s offerin...
03/30/2008
Sometimes a home is sited in a difficult spot which may make the yard, or the home itself, inconvenient or downright tough to live with: a steeply sloped site, for example. This can make a home more difficult to sell, even if there are other features, such as an ocean view, that make the propert...
03/29/2008
Carlsbad and Encinitas home owners now have a place to find the best buys…at the NEW Best Buy (760-479-0114) in Encinitas just off El Camino Real at the Encinitas Town Center. Home owners in Carlsbad, Encinitas and Cardiff now have a new mega-store for shopping in their backyard, as opposed to ha...
03/29/2008
This article is mainly for Carlsbad home sellers who are also buying a new home, and need to coordinate the two transactions. Of course, any seller might benefit from these suggestions, too, especially if you are doing this for the first time. A recent deal involved a seller of mine who also was...
03/29/2008
Making a good first impression is important in lots of ways – when meeting new people, in business, when working with customers, AND, of course, when searching for a home. And having a good impression usually results in us responding in a positive way to others, or wanting to help them, or buy f...
03/27/2008
Sometimes Carlsbad home buyers ask to be very close to amenities, such as shopping or restaurants, when they are searching for a new home. In many areas of Carlsbad, while you can be within a short drive, you will not be within walking distance of such amenities. There are exceptions, of course,...
03/26/2008
San Clemente, California, is a relatively short hop north from Carlsbad on the 5 freeway. The southern-most town in Orange County (home to famous ActiveRainers I know -  Marlene Bridges, Ron Pickett, Lynda Eisenmann, Kelly Kilpatrick, Vicki Lloyd, Tina Maraj Shah, and others), San Clemente is ab...
03/22/2008
Blogging is all about the consumer...or should be. But so often it isn't.Most of us know that our blogging should be providing information of interest to the consumer. Remember WIIFM?That does not mean a few tidbits about ourselves, our beliefs, opinions, humor, thoughts, impressions and, indeed,...
03/21/2008
Carlsbad has reputation for a number of things – the beaches, golf, the weather, the mineral springs, Legoland, the La Costa Resort and Spa, the Four Seasons Aviara, AND strawberry fields forever. Maybe not forever, but there sure are a lot of them. It is now strawberry season and they are in abu...
03/21/2008
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