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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.



Our tradition, for many years, has been to go out and cut down our Christmas tree (actually for many years it has been two - the regular tree and a special tree, usually in the kitchen for our collection of bird ornaments). I'm not sure how many years it has been but certainly 20 or so. The appea...
Making a move to a new community across the country or several states away is a challenge in many ways. It becomes more difficult when the area is vastly different from your current home, you don't have a good idea of where you want to live, and you cannot easily explore the area personally. But ...
One of our favorite, and closely observed, traditions during the holiday season is making honey lebkuchen, an old German recipe passed down through the generations in my wife's family. The recipe we use, and follow religiously, is her great great grandmother's. The cookies are always mixed and ma...
The holiday season is once again upon us, a time of celebrations, family traditions, shopping to take care of, events to attend, parties to plan and enjoy, and a wealth of activities and memories that make the holidays special, no matter how you celebrate or what holiday is meaningful to you. Giv...
Cardiff, more formally known as Cardiff by the Sea, is a charming beach town just north of Solana Beach in San Diego's North County. Known for years as a surfing town, this small community's history is evident with several surf shops, the surfing statue on the Coast Road, and folks along the coas...
As many of you likely know, whether you read this blog regularly or not, the Southern California area is known for terrific surfing. Though I am a non-surfer, I know enough to recognize areas like Cardiff, Swami's Beach in Encinitas, and other areas as being top-areas for surfing.     Cardiff (m...
Green space in Southern California, particularly in areas that have been built up, and in our desert climate, is precious, and enjoyed by many folks in lots of ways, especially those living in condos, apartments, and homes with little or no outdoor space to enjoy. There is something about a park ...
As a confirmed foodie, dining out and find new places to enjoy is a favorite pastime. Despite living in Carlsbad, with a terrific list of eateries to experience, I often venture beyond the Carlsbad boundaries, either by invitation or because of things I have heard.  I am learning more and more ab...
The title is intended to be ironic, and not to refer to the song by the Baha Men (you can read them here, and see several videos on YouTube). The rant is about showing homes where dogs live. Carlsbad or anywhere else. The issue (an exception, fortunately) I have run into more than once now are sh...
As a buyer or seller in the Cardiff real estate market, having data about the current market conditions will enable you to be an informed decision regarding what to do with regard to buying a home in Cardiff, or selling your Cardiff home. The media reports report data on a regional basis, rather...

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