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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2013 

Carlsbad Buyers, Are YOU Prepared for Your Home Inspection?   The home inspection is a critical part of the real estate purchase process for the buyer, one which often causes a great deal of anxiety.   While a home inspection is not required, it is highly recommended for buyers of Carlsbad homes,...
04/29/2013
The Cedros Design District in Solana Beach has a New Look   At least the signage does. Located just one block east of Coastal Highway 101, the Cedros Design District in Solana Beach offers a wide array of shopping options for home, garden and patio, art galleries, a smattering of clothing boutiqu...
04/29/2013
Local Housing Market Conditions for Carlsbad CA and Nearby Communities (as of March 2013)   The market has shifted fairly dramatically since last year, and there’s lots of confusion out there about what is going on in the housing market, in general as well as locally, which often results in indec...
04/27/2013
2013 Encinitas Street Fair is this Weekend April 27 and 28   The spring weather has been fabulous, for the most part, and fair season is upon us.   Need something to do this weekend?   Encinitas will be hosting its annual 2-day outdoor street fair tomorrow and Sunday along the main drag, closing ...
04/26/2013
Your Family on the Wall – OK with Buyers or Not?   It been commonly accepted that decluttering and depersonalizing a home for selling is a good, if not essential, thing to do. We don’t want to distract potential buyers and want them to be able to envision living in the sellers’ house.   It’s part...
04/22/2013
Escondido Homes for Sale - What Happened in the Escondido Real Estate Market in March 2013?   Escondido is an inland community, about 15 miles from the coast and just east of San Marcos. Like its neighbors, San Marcos, Vista and Oceanside, Escondido has seen fairly significant shifts in the real ...
04/21/2013
Nana Keek’s Cookies in Carlsbad California   Nana Keek’s Cookies are a real find, and taste!   I know because a big plateful was just delivered to our door and 3, still warm, were devoured promptly.   The chocolate cherry espresso brownie cookie may be my fave so far, but there are more to try.  ...
04/20/2013
  Household Hazardous Waste Collection in Carlsbad California on April 20, 2013  Today is the big day!  The day to get rid of all that hazardous waste in your home.  The hazardous waste collection event in Carlsbad runs from 9 am until 1 pm today, Saturday April 20.You still may have time to regi...
04/20/2013
Solana Beach Homes for Sale - What Happened in the Solana Beach Real Estate Market in March 2013?   Solana Beach is an affluent coastal town south of Encinitas and Cardiff, and one of the more expensive coastal communities in the North San Diego County area.   As a buyer or seller in the Solana B...
04/20/2013
Are You Suffering from Withdrawal? I am   I often feel I am suffering from withdrawal when I finish real estate transactions, whether with a buyer or seller.   Perhaps you feel this way too? I’ve actually had a few of you comment to that effect.   We’ve had lots of emails during our time together...
04/18/2013
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