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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.



Carlsbad buyers who want new construction, and who also would like to take advantage of the $10,000 new home tax credit in California, has some terrific options. The newest opportunity, now selling, is at CopperWood.  The La Costa area of Carlsbad, anchored by the famed La Costa Resort and Spa, h...
Summer is in full swing and the big holiday is upon us, with lots of entertainment and fireworks in the Carlsbad area.  Trying to plan your weekend? Need suggestions of things to do? Or just curious about the happenings in town? Fireworks are the big entertainment, of course, and you can see them...
Summer is here, finally, bringing with it all that the season has to offer here in Carlsbad.  The weather much of the year is terrific here (compared to other places I have lived) but the summertime is the best. So what makes summer so special in Carlsbad?  ******************************** The TG...
Buyers interested in Carlsbad waterfront homes have a number of options.But it's important to realize that Carlsbad actually has few true waterfront homes because the coast road/historic Route 101/Carlsbad Boulevard runs close to the coastline and many water view properties are actually east of t...
Opening night for the latest exhibit, the annual Invitational Show, at the Cannon Art Gallery in Carlsbad was last night.   Four well-known area artists, selected by the gallery director/curator, Karen McGuire display a diverse set of works in various media including assemblages:  Joseph Bennett ...
Presumably a homeowner lists their home because they want to sell it. We know there are some folks just testing the market, and others who for some reason don't really want to sell, or they won't accept a price below a certain number which is well above market value. But let's assume, for purpose...
That got you didn't it? And now you just have the read on...  It's a pretty common sight here in Southern California; folks undressing by the side of the road. Maybe it bothers you, maybe it doesn't. You may not give a hoot...which seems to be the case of many. Are you disappointed there are no p...
San Francisco has its Twin Peaks; Hollywood created Twin Peaks (the TV serial drama); and San Marcos has Double Peak. Double Peak Park in San Marcos just opened, with much acclaim, and I took a peak a few days ago.  At 1644 feet (and one of the highest points in San Diego county), the unobstructe...
We all know the promotion is important, although one does not want to come across as salesy or pushy. The same is true of our blogs. We want folks to know about them and the valuable content they offer, but shoving them down someone's throat is not likely to be accepted kindly.  As I learned yest...
I had the pleasure of meeting up with some great minds in social media and technology today at The Blue Beet in Newport Beach at RE Bar Camp Orange County (#rebcoc for those Twitter folks). This was my second bar camp this year and it did not disappoint.  First, congratulations and thanks to some...

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