Carlsbad Homes for Sale & Real Estate Tips

Real Estate Agent - eXp Realty of California, Inc. - CA DRE #01490977
The Southern California Relocation Dude, originally from Boston (I 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 (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 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 my area, you'll find lots of tips about relocation, whether you are a buyer or a seller. And if you have friends or family elsewhere in the country I can help them, too, by finding the right Realtor in my vast network. Just let me know how I can help them either buy or sell.



For those who read my Blogging at 35,000 feet post, you know I just went to (and now returned from) Hawaii for a 5 day trip. Three days of being lazy (sort of) and sight seeing a bit, and 2 days of an intense CRS convention (look for an upcoming post on that). Diamond Head State Monument (yep, i...
Coastal Southern California offers a year-round lifestyle enjoyed by many residents and visitors alike. Who can resist the miles of beaches, great surfing, beautiful sunsets, fabulous weather, terrific views of land and endless sea, tons of shopping from funky to chic, and more restaurants and w...
Selling a house is a lot like baking a cake.  Really, it is. I’m not talking about those cake mixes where all you do is open the box, dump in the mix, add some water, stir, throw it in a pan, stick it in the pre-heated oven and presto you have cake in 30 minutes. No thought, no planning, nothing ...
Carlsbad home sellers: Here you can start your journey toward getting more organized in your plans to sell your home and move.   Preparing your house to sell is the first critical phase of this process, and being organized so your home will look its best for potential buyers is essential. We can ...
It’s a tough market out there for Carlsbad sellers: lots of inventory (i.e., competition)a greater presence of short sales and foreclosures that impact property valuesbuyers taking their time and looking at everything in sight in their price rangefolks waiting for prices to drop furthermedia hea...
If you are dreaming of a cottage at the beach, The Sands on the Coast Highway in Leucadia (Encinitas) may have just what you are looking for, especially if your budget is limited. Leucadia home (cottages) at The Sands (hmm, is it named for being near the beach or after the famous Sands Hotel whi...
Visit Torrey Pines State Reserve in La Jolla CA   Carlsbad, and much of California for that matter, is blessed with a gorgeous coastline – the edge of our continent amidst a sea of urban life. (see a past article on the California Central Coast and Nepenthe, along the Big Sur coast for more amaz...
The NEW YEAR is here, and it’s time to get organized. Sound like another new year’s resolution? Well, perhaps. But if you are planning to sell your Carlsbad home and move into a new one, your success, and happiness, depends on being organized. Most of us probably aren’t as organized as we would ...
Controversy is brewing in Rancho Santa Fe, the most expensive community in San Diego County (median home price as of 12/31 07 was about $2.9 million) and one of the priciest in the US. Seems the community, some of it that is (primarily the Rancho Santa Fe Covenant), is pushing for the area to be...
National Geographic has entranced millions of readers for decades…from school children to seniors. And Carlsbad’s Cannon Art Gallery is the very fortunate host of a traveling exhibit of 56 of the most memorable National Geographic photographs by some of their best known photographers. This show ...

Jeff Dowler, CRS

The Southern California Relocation Dude
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