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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.



Carlsbad Home Buyers, You are Now in EscrowHere are 10 Things to Expect Congratulations! We have an accepted offer on your new Carlsbad home and escrow is now open. Here are 10 things to know about as we move forward. (If you are not in California, keep in mind the process will vary in other juri...
2019 Annual La Jolla Cove Swim Club Polar Bear Swim While I admire people who are willing to jump in the cold ocean in the middle of winter, or parade around on a chilly beach in a bathing suit, it’s not for me!  The Annual La Jolla Cove Swim Club Polar Bear Plunge is on Tuesday January 1, New Ye...
Cool Plant in Carlsbad  We are fortunate to have great weather much of the year. And we are blessed wutg beautiful plants, bushes and trees year-round, in a wide range of colors, shapes, sizes and textures, even in the winter. This plant, an agave in bloom, in particular caught my eye the other d...
Single Story Homes for Sale in Carlsbad California December 28, 2018 Market Update Carlsbad home buyers are often desire a single story detached home. While the Carlsbad inventory continues to be limited overall, buyers still have options, mostly resales, if the preference is for single story.  T...
Free Christmas Tree Recycling in CarlsbadThrough January 12, 2019 The holidays aren’t over yet, but you may already be planning how to get rid of your Christmas tree, if you have one. As in past years the City of Carlsbad offers free, curbside pickup beginning December 26th until January 12th.  I...
3-Bedroom Homes for Sale in CarlsbadDecember 2018 Update 3-bedroom homes are often popular with Carlsbad home buyers for several reasons. It might be a first home, while some buyers may be downsizing from a larger property.  Or a 3-bedroom might specifically meet lifestyle and budget needs. And t...
There are a number of things that buyers could do that could really create issues for their loan application and the approval process, and these are ALL avoidable.  Gene provides some terrific advice and education here.     Mortgage Loan Borrowers Top 5 "Hiccups" & Mistakes   "Wish Lists" are a h...
2018 Carlsbad Village Holiday Window Decorating Contest And the Winners Are… The Carlsbad Village Association again sponsored a fun contest this holiday season in Carlsbad Village for businesses to decorate their windows for the holidays.  Retailers were supposed to have their windows decorated a...
Do You Always Say Hello? I imagine when you greet someone, or answer your phone, you say hello, or something similar. You do, don’t you?! But do you say also hello when you are showing properties to buyers, or when previewing houses on your own? Our neighbor’s house is for sale and I happened to ...
Carlsbad Homes for Sale without HOA FeesDecember 21, 2018 Update Carlsbad home buyers often have strong feelings about buying a Carlsbad home in an HOA community. There are a number of things home buyers should know about living in an HOA in Carlsbad; certain issues result in buyers deciding an H...

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