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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.



A Visit to the Ballona Discovery Park in Playa Vista CA We enjoyed a wonderful visit to the Ballona Discovery Park in Playa Vista, a community now known as “Silicon Beach,” in the West LA area Friday afternoon.  We were at the park with our younger daughter, her husband, our 2 grandchildren, and ...
The 2018 Scream Zone Opens Tomorrow in Del Mar CA Scream Zone 2018 opens tomorrow, September 28th, and will be prepared for scaring young and old alike as it does every year, located at the famed Del Mar Fair Grounds through Halloween October 31st.  The Scream Zone has long been a popular, intera...
"Bagster Dumpster in a Bag" by Waste Management There’s a service available to homeowners through Waste Management that I just learned about. It works like this. You can buy the Bagster dumpster at a local retailer (e.g., Home Depot, Lowes) or online (e.g., Bagster, Amazon, Home Depot). This is a...
Wordless Wednesday: Snake Danger!! I think this sign says all that needs to be said. This was at the entrance to open space (not public use space) on a cul-de-sac in an upscale Carlsbad neighborhood when I was out looking at property last weekend.  We often see reminders and read about snake sigh...
Halloween Pumpkin Plunge 2018Alga Norte Aquatic Center in Carlsbad Well, Fall is officially here. Plenty of stores are jammed with Halloween stuff, the pumpkin patches are getting ready to open, and it’s just a little over 3 weeks to the Pumpkin Plunge in Carlsbad. This popular annual floating pu...
ArtWalk Carlsbad was September 22 and 23, 2018 The Inaugural ArtWalk Carlsbad – a brand new arts festival – took place yesterday and today on Armada Drive on the hill above the Carlsbad Flower Fields and overlooking the ocean. ArtWalk Carlsbad was created by ArtWalk San Diego, the same group that...
2018 San Diego Fall Home & Garden Show in Del Mar CA  Fall is now officially here, and that means the annual San Diego Fall Home/Garden Show is coming soon to the Del Mar Fairgrounds in Del Mar. Who doesn’t love a home and garden show?! The San Diego Fall Home and Garden Show, is one of the large...
Museum Day in San Diego is September 22 This Means FREE Museum Admission for 2! Do you need something to do this weekend? Tomorrow, Saturday September 22, is Museum Day. And not just here in San Diego but throughout California and in all 50 states. Museum Day is an annual event sponsored by the S...
2018 Taste of Carlsbad Village is October 11th  The Annual Taste of Carlsbad Village is coming soon, and excitement is mounting for this fun and tasty event, sponsored by Mission Federal Credit Union. Foodies can spend 3 hours on THURSDAY OCTOBER 11 from 5 until 8:00 pm tasting their way around o...
Wordless Wednesday: A New Lockbox Challenge We've all experienced different kinds of lockbox challenges in our careers, some more frustrating than others. Finding the lockbox in the first placeBeing able to reach the lockbox that's hanging too high or hidden in the bushesNo key insideLockbox does...

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