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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2016 

This is one of those long posts that really IS worth reading carefully so you understand how this new scam is happening due to bogus wiring instructions that can result in the buyer wiring their closing funds to a thief's bank. No doubt you have heard about this multiple times here, or from your ...
02/29/2016
Boys and Girls Clubs of Carlsbad CA Founded in 1952 as the Carlsbad Boys Club and renamed later in 1992 as the Boys and Girls Clubs of Carlsbad, this organization has provided a range of programs for tens of thousands of Carlsbad’s youth since being founded.  Initially focusing on recreation and ...
02/29/2016
Daylight Savings Time Could End in California A bill being considered in California could end Daylight Savings Time. Assembly Bill 2496, if approved, would end the practice of springing ahead and falling back which was approved by California voters back in 1949.  There are other states that have ...
02/28/2016
Are You Preparing Your Buyers Appropriately? I previously wrote about how listing agents should be preparing their sellers. It made sense to do the same for buyers. Being a buyer in today’s market, well, any market, is tough. It’s a huge financial decision to purchase a house worth hundreds of th...
02/28/2016
My AtHomeInCarlsbad Blog is Now Live! After months of redesign, while fixing and modifying and improving functionality, my At Home In Carlsbad blog is again live and ready for consumers interested in learning more about life in Carlsbad, our local real estate market and so much more. The IDX I am...
02/27/2016
Carlsbad is a Dog-Friendly Community – Here’s How I Know I find, from personal observation, that Carlsbad is a pretty dog-friendly community. Perhaps not any more so than other communities, but it’s noticeable. Perhaps if I had a dog I would be aware of other things doggie in Carlsbad, but betwee...
02/26/2016
You may be frustrated by the fact that there are some things we simply can't tell you, even if we have an opinion or perhaps a specific answer. Mimi does a great job of shedding light on these questions buyers often want to know, but agents can't (or shouldn't) answer. I hope you will stop by her...
02/25/2016
Throwback Thursdays - The Carlsbad Retrospect We have a very cool newspaper in town called the Carlsbad Retrospect, a bimonthly publication featuring stories and news from Carlsbad's past, as well as old advertisements. It really is a walk back in time in our town and fun to see prices, the thing...
02/25/2016
A Variety of Housing Options Exist in Carlsbad Village Those wanting to live the Carlsbad Village lifestyle by living in the community itself have a number of housing options. Here is an overview, with specifics to follow in later articles. The housing in Carlsbad Village can best be described as...
02/25/2016
Homeowners can make mistakes in their remodeling or other improvements to their homes that could cost them dearly in terms of value. And some things could cost them the sale or at least result in a lower sales price. And if you are buying a new home, give these some thought before you make certai...
02/24/2016
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