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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2009 

Yes, I know. I can read the calendar. It's not really spring yet here in Carlsbad. Perhaps it's just wishful thinking. And certainly a piece of it is still getting used to the differences in weather and the seasonal changes that occur here, even 4 years after leaving New England.   Those of you ...
02/20/2009
Buyers in the Carlsbad real estate market have many options with regarding to attached and detached homes. But for many affordability, despite the declines in prices, remains an issue. While there are a number of affordable housing apartments for rent in Carlsbad, affordable housing for purchase ...
02/18/2009
La Jolla, often referred to as "the jewel," is a beautiful community along the coast just north of San Diego. Many homes are clustered along the coastline, or on the hills (which remind many of some of the Mediterranean towns in France and Italy overlooking the sea) with spectacular ocean and coa...
02/16/2009
A Walk Along the Batiquitos Lagoon Trail in South Carlsbad, California  Carlsbad is blessed with 3 beautiful lagoons, for residents and visitors to enjoy. Significant efforts have been spent over the years to preserve these bodies of water and, in the case of the Batiquitos Lagoon in South Carlsb...
02/16/2009
I've done a bit of relocating (not just casual moves but significant distances) so I know a fair amount about what it's like, things you need to think about, and issues that can arise. I know how to move with pets, kids and multiple cars, and how to go about home searching in a community I have ...
02/15/2009
Excitement is mounting as the time for these fabulous condos at Bluwater Crossing nears completion and the public will be able to tour them...and of course buy. The first phase of 11 live-work loft condos at Bluwater Crossing will be coming on the market very soon, with two model homes to tour. I...
02/15/2009
HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY
02/14/2009
Carlsbad real estate condo buyers looking for affordable (in Southern California terms) homes might consider the units at Las Playas.  READ MORE: Carlsbad village by the Sea  Las Playas is located off of Batiquitos Drive at Poinsettia, close to the 5 freeway. The Poinsettia Coaster (commuter rail...
02/12/2009
I have continued to see a lead or two per day since my last update (see Growth Leader Week 5 Summary). Most of these folks are "just looking" with no identified time frame. I have also seen more invalid emails being provided (3 in the last week out of 9 new leads). No phone numbers were given - n...
02/12/2009
We have been hearing for quite some time now of layoffs from many companies throughout the country, retailers as well as most other industries. Given how things are in the current economy we can likely expect more store closings. Recent big news of layoffs included Home Depot, with the announcem...
02/11/2009
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