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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2008 

We just had our quarterly membership meeting for the Southern California Chapter of CRS (Council of Residential Specialists) in Santa Barbara on Friday, June 27. These meetings are always a good source of networking and earning from others, and sometime picking up or giving away a referral. The e...
06/30/2008
I was in Santa Barbara on Friday June 27 for a quarterly meeting of the Southern California Chapter of the CRS - more on some learning from that meeting. Before heading back to Los Angeles where we were staying we decided to poke around Santa Barbara a bit and enjoy dinner before the 90 mile trek...
06/29/2008
My favorite breakfast place is in Manhattan Beach, some 90 miles north of Carlsbad. Not only is it my fave in Manhattan Beach but my favorite anywhere I think. The Local Yolk is on Highland in the heart of this charming, and expensive, beach town and has been feeding locals since 1984. I first le...
06/29/2008
As we all know, curb appeal is an important first impression that a buyer gains of a home. It conveys lots of information about the property...good, bad, and over-the-top. Sometimes what you find inside is consistent with the curb appeal, sometimes not. And it can go either direction. Los Angeles...
06/28/2008
If you are relocating you have a lot to think about and accomplish. Even more so if you are selling your home. But the big task, in my mind, is finding a home in your new location. Depending on your familiarity with the new locale, and the time you have to find a home and purchase it, this task m...
06/27/2008
Summertime in Encinitas presents us with lots of things to do. Of course the year-round fabulous weather allows folks to be outside almost all the time. The summer months bring a host of outdoor festivals and concerts to the Encinitas area, and the Sunday Summer Concerts by the Sea at Moonlight B...
06/26/2008
One of the pleasure of living in Carlsbad, apart from all the things to do, is the relatively close proximity to San Diego. You can drive down town, non-rush hour, in about 30 - 40 minutes depending on your speed (and we know California drivers are all about speed on those massive freeways). The ...
06/26/2008
Inspiration for this post, and for trying VoiceCloud, came from local Carlsbad friend and blogger Roberta Murphy, and Pat Kitano. I owe them a big thank you! You will too. I first read Roberta's post on VoiceCloud, which got me thinking, and then saw Pat's post as a subscriber to his blog. That w...
06/25/2008
We were with a small group of friends on the beach this past weekend for an al fresco dinner to celebrate some birthdays. The weather was spectacular and the beach was crowded. Good company and good food made for a most pleasant evening. I had the opportunity to meet someone new, who was interest...
06/24/2008
Encinitas, California, in North County San Diego, offers a lot to love for residents and visitors. Located about 25 miles from San Diego and about 100 miles south of Los Angeles, there are many things to like about living in this seaside community. Here’s the top 10 list (in no particular order):...
06/23/2008
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