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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.



How to Handle Repairs When Buying a Carlsbad Home When buying a home in Carlsbad you undoubtedly will have a home inspection. Any prudent buyer will.  Watch this Google Hangout video from 4 real estate experts first to learn about what to expect from inspections.   NOW read on about how to deal w...
To Inspect or Not to Inspect is Not the Question Home inspections during the purchase process are essential in my opinion. That's true of most REALTORS I suspect (see our Google Hangout Video on this topic below). The question is NOT just “should I inspect or not?” Home inspections can cause a lo...
Escondido Homes for Sale What Happened in the Escondido Real Estate Market in February 2014?   Escondido is an inland community, about 17 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...
An ActiveRain Meet-up Southern California Style on March 26 in Cardiff by the Sea Many thanks to John Arendsen for setting up a terrific gathering of ActiveRain members and friends at the Pacific Coast Grill on Restaurant Row, right on the beach in Cardiff by the Sea. Since I had the camera I got...
Carlsbad Buyers and Sellers Do NOT Rely on Zillow to Make Your Decisions   This is a warning to not use Zillow as the be-all-end-all for making decisions about the price your home should sell at or what offer you should make.   No, I am not telling you to not use Zillow.   I know many buyers and ...
Got Drugs? Get Rid of Them in Carlsbad CA   Carlsbad, like some other communities, provides a way for residents to get rid of prescription drugs they no longer want or need in a safe and anonymous manner.   There are regulations regarding how prescription drugs can be disposed of, especially narc...
What Do My HOA Fees in Carlsbad Cover? Buyers often ask, as they should, what the HOA fees cover for a particular property they are interested in. This can include condominiums as well as single family detached homes with a Home Owner’s Association. This is not about the pros and cons of having a...
We were in Palm Springs, in the California desert, over the weekend for wedding. Visiting with our daughter, son-in-law and the grandkids was a big part of the fun. The house we were staying at had gorgeous views of the mountains from the yard and the house. I spied the moon setting over the moun...
High Tech Vs. Low Tech Wedding No, this has nothing to do with real estate but everything to do with personal life. And that's OK. But it's a commentary on our technology lives today. We attended a beautiful wedding yesterday in Palm Springs, in the California desert. The venue was spectacular, a...
Another Change in Landscape in Carlsbad New Homes in Carlsbad at Robertson Ranch The Carlsbad landscape is going to change again, with new Carlsbad homes taking the place of another nursery, or perhaps more correctly agricultural land.   A portion of Robertson Ranch has already been developed, wi...

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