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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.



I learn something new and interesting every day, it seems.  Today, courtesy of a buyer client, I learned about renting goats. Whodathunk?   It's true, though. Renting goats is becoming very popular, especially for sites that are hard to maintain through traditional means (e.g., steep hillsides, l...
The Carlsbad real estate market continues to shift, and the statistics for December show a number of changes from the prior month. These data do not include any private sales nor manufactured/mobile housing; the numbers are derived from the MLS and are believed to be accurate but are not guarant...
It really shouldn't be this hard to buy a cheap condo in this market. Granted there are lots of short sales and REOs, especially when you are looking under $100K in North San Diego County (yes, you CAN buy a condo in this price range in America's Finest City these days). Can you believe even a 2-...
I have a passion for sunsets, especially over the ocean. So living on the west coast gives me ample opportunity to enjoy the many gorgeous sunsets during the year. The most spectacular seem to be in the winter, which was also true when we had our home on Cape Cod Bay in Massachusetts. There, we ...
We all know that ActiveRain is an amazing social networking venue focused on the real estate industry. With 169,296 members as I write this, ActiveRain is an incredible voice in the real estate, and social networking, world, with significant power to influence change.  Is ActiveRain helping the r...
El Camino Real in Encinitas, California - The Shopping Corridor El Camino Real, the "King's Highway," in a main thoroughfare running from Oceanside south to Cardiff. The road, which roughly parallels the ocean, is a good alternative to commuting on the 5 freeway during rush hour as there is less...
I was out touring homes and taking photos and realized that these  will be the LAST photos of the year 2009, and I suppose the decade. These photos were taken at Grandview Beach in Leucadia (Encinitas), a favorite place to visit which always makes me think about that I really enjoy about being h...

Jeff Dowler, CRS

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