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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2017 

Bloggers Connect San Francisco 2008  Some pretty well known bloggers were on stage here at the Bloggers Connect conference in San Francisco at the Palace Hotel way back in August 2008, right about this time. It was a pretty impressive crowd too, here in a rather grand room to hear Jay Thompson (f...
08/31/2017
Millennials and Real Estate - What You Should Know!I had just finished an excellent CRS (Council of Residential Specialists) webinar with Lisa Kittleman, a Millennial herself who does a large amount of real estate business with Millennials. The webinar was packed with useful information, and here...
08/30/2017
Be Careful of Ticks and Poison Ivy  Warning signs are always a good thing, especially when the beauty overshadows the facts that unpleasantness may be lurking nearby, in particular for ticks that carry Lyme Disease. I haven't had much experience with poison ivy since I was a kid, other than my ow...
08/30/2017
A Baby, A Buyer, and Boxes I was pretty busy yesterday afternoon organizing the offers, with more coming in, for my seller in Oceanside, but needed to take time for a baby, a buyer and some boxes.  I had a new homebuyer who recently closed on her first home, just several days after having her fir...
08/29/2017
TOO LATE for 2 Bedroom Home in Ocean Hills Country Club, Oceanside Ocean Hills Country Club, the premier 55+ community in Oceanside, is the setting for this Athena model property, a single story twin home at 4710 Athos Way that came on the market 8/24. By 8/28 a decision was made by the seller on...
08/29/2017
Update on The Preserve Community in Carlsbad August 2017 Construction is proceeding well at the new planned community of The Preserve under construction here in northeast Carlsbad, adjacent to Oceanside. Buyers looking at homes for sale in Carlsbad, especially new ones, will be interested in this...
08/28/2017
How You Can Become a Trusted Agent We’ll all heard the phrase that people like to do business with those they know, like and trust. It’s certainly true in the real estate business, but in life in general.  A recent post that Debbie Reynolds shared adds credibility to the importance of trust in a ...
08/26/2017
Homes for Sale without HOA Fees in CarlsbadQ2 2017 Market Update  Buyers typically have thoughts about living in a community where there is an HOA, or not, and I hear plenty of pros and cons about HOAs from them, and from other agents.   Carlsbad has a fair number of communities, especially newer...
08/26/2017
It's time again for another ActiveRain Meet-up in San Diego, this time in Carlsbad, at Chandlers Restaurant at the Cape Rey Hilton Resort on the Coast Road. John and I look forward to seeing you and any friends you want to bring. Let's Meet Up At Chandlers Restaurant & Lounge  In Beautiful Carlsb...
08/26/2017
Summer 2017 ActiveRain Meetup Carlsbad CA This is not a TRICK but it will be quite a TREAT! That’s just a reminder about our last San Diego meetup last fall on Halloween in Oceanside, masks provided! But we shed them in this photo!!  We are thrilled that it’s time to announce our Summer 2017 meet...
08/25/2017
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