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.



TONIGHT! Free TGIF Concert in the Park in Carlsbad CA Need something to do tonight in Carlsbad? Like FREE? The 6th free TGIF Concert in the Parks takes place tonight from 6 to 8 PM at the Poinsettia Community Park. This concert series is one of the highlights of a Carlsbad summer, and the best en...
Entry Level Pricing in Coastal and North San Diego County CommunitiesSingle Family Detached Homes Buyers are often surprised at the cost of our housing, especially in some communities.  We do have a reputation for having some of the most expensive housing markets in the country, and even with the...
What’s my Solana Beach Home Worth? What Happened in the Solana Beach Real Estate Market in June 2015? 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 ...
Carlsbad Art in the Village 2015 will be August 9th in Carlsbad Village Carlsbad’s outdoor 1-day fairs are legend, and always popular.  The 2015 annual Carlsbad Art in the Village will be August 9th in downtown Carlsbad Village along State Street and Grand Avenue. The Annual Carlsbad Art in the V...
What’s in YOUR Proof of Funds? It’s common these days, at least in our area, for a seller and listing agent to require proof of funds, or POF as it’s more commonly seen in listings, from buyers with an offer, in particular for cash transactions. I like to see a POF with all cash offers, and have ...
A Bottle of Wine or Windows for the House? We were in Santa Monica over the weekend to try and take some time off, treat ourselves, and visit the grandkids. Dinner Friday night was at a long-standing and highly recommended Italian restaurant, Valentino, in Santa Monica.  Dinner was wonderful – ex...
How to Sell a HomeVideo Tips Series for Carlsbad Home SellersTelling You the Truth Selling your Carlsbad home is a complicated, challenging process. It takes time and dedication, no matter how experienced you might be as a seller. Even though our inventory is low and favors sellers that does not ...
5 Reasons for Using Checklists in Your Business I love a good checklist, don’t you? I’m not obsessive about them as I know some people are, but I use lists often, personally and in my business. More and more all the time. In terms of my real estate business I have created multiple checklists (abo...
Operation Report Card in Carlsbad to Help Reduce Thefts this Summer Summer is a time in Carlsbad when thefts from vehicles tends to increase fairly dramatically.  Not only are there more cars parked along the beaches, side streets, at parks and in recreation area, but many people leave their valu...
Summer in Carlsbad California Means... Summer in our charming Village by the Sea means all sorts of things:  Beaches and BeachesDining outdoors and on the beachIce Cream and GelatoShopping in Carlsbad Village and at the Premium Outlets MallTouristsRiding Bicycles or Walking along the seaGolfSwimm...

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