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.



San Diego has a rich history and a variety of museums for residents and visitors to enjoy. Here are some of the more unique ones. Carlsbad is lucky to be the owner of one of these museums, and a rather interesting one at that. The Carlsbad Museum of Making Music is a fun place to visit whether o...
Buying a Carlsbad home these days is a huge expense and a major financial decision for most people. Is YOUR home purchase part of an overall financial plan or do you view it as an isolated decision? Or have you not even thought about having a long term financial plan for your future – perhaps co...
Carlsbad, like many Southern California towns in San Diego County, has experienced substantial growth in recent years (about 95,000 currently), and is expected to continue that growth. The growing pains have included more traffic, issues of affordable housing, preservation of open space, providi...
If you are thinking about buying a home here, you should know that Southern California, like many parts of the county, is pretty health conscious. But perhaps because it is warmer here most of the year and more of our bodies are showing, the focus is, perhaps, more extreme. Our beautiful weather...
Carlsbad home buyers. You are in for a treat…buying your first, or a new, home. The inventory is great, interest rates are historical (well, almost), and this may be a terrific time to buy, unless you are seeking to purchase and sell in a couple of years and make a killing. If that’s your plan, ...
San Diego may not be New York City in terms of fashion, but we have our own Fashion Week. Spring seems to herald the onslaught of festivals and events, both indoors and out, in San Diego, and this one should be a winner.  Ready for the Cat Walk? Curious about what designers are doing with recycl...
Rapport, as everyone knows, is an essential part of building a relationship with clients, whether buyers or sellers. In the “old” days this could not really occur until that call came in from a prospect about buying or selling, or you made contact with someone through a cold call, door knocking o...
Carlsbad has a long and positive reputation as a retirement community, as a result of the weather, amenities, golf and other outdoor activities, and its beaches. Carlsbad also has a number of 55+ communities as well as seniors apartments that cater to the burgeoning seniors populations. A center ...
One of the many positive aspects of living in Southern California are the farmers markets, which can be found in most communities throughout the year. And Carlsbad is no exception.          The Carlsbad Farmer’s Market is held on Wednesdays year round from 1 – 5 PM, and on Saturdays from 9 Am unt...
Short sales continue on, with no end in sight. Buyers continue to inquire about them, ask to see them (sometimes they have no choice in their price range) and to view them as potential deals. Short sale REALLY is a misnomer, as we all understand. Nothing could be further from the truth, but some...

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