carlsbad condos: Voscana - New North San Diego County Homes for Sale in Carlsbad - 07/27/12 08:08 AM
Voscana - New North San Diego County Homes for Sale in Carlsbad  
Carlsbad home buyers have another new option – the Voscana, new North San Diego County homes for sale near La Costa and Aviara, in South Carlsbad.
Voscana was originally to be called Vitalia, with a recent name change by the builder, just to clarify any confusion.
Voscana is a gated community of 68 townhome condos with 2 and 3 story models, one of the newest collections of Carlsbad homes for sale.
The new Voscana homes will offer 2 and 3 bedrooms, 2.5 or 3 baths, … (4 comments)

carlsbad condos: Monarch Villas Condos for Sale in La Costa Carlsbad - 06/27/12 01:15 AM
Monarch Villas Condos for Sale in La Costa Carlsbad  
Carlsbad buyers seeking 2- and 3-bedroom condominiums should consider Monarch Villas condos for sale in La Costa Carlsbad. These might be some of the best opportunities to acquire a La Costa condo.

If you are interested in learning more about the Carlsbad CA lifestyle, check out these articles:

 Carlsbad Village by the Sea
 101 Things to do In and Around Carlsbad
Carlsbad California and Historic Route 101 - The Coast Highway (a VIDEO)

Monarch Villas condos in La Costa are located at the corner of … (8 comments)

carlsbad condos: La Costa Condos for Sale – Condos for Sale in La Costa Carlsbad CA - 09/01/11 01:08 PM
La Costa Condos for Sale – Condos for Sale in La Costa
Carlsbad buyers looking for condos in the high $100s and low to mid $200s should consider the condos for sale in La Costa in South Carlsbad on the east side of the La Costa Resort and Spa.
There are a number of small and medium-sized La Costa condo complexes in this area on the hills just east of the golf course with a range of styles and prices. La Costa condos n this area were … (4 comments)

carlsbad condos: How Many Things to Do Are There in YOUR Community? I Bet There are 365 - 04/09/11 04:50 AM
How Many Things to Do Are There in YOUR Community? I Bet There are 365  Writing about things to do in your community will generate interest in your blog and bring you traffic, and business. 
We all know the value of hyperlocal posts; many writers here on AR are masters. And there is no shortage of things you can write about in your community. 
The 365 Things to Do in ____ (your community) notion has become incredibly popular and spread throughout the blogosphere, with a host of variations, over the last 1+ years with literally hundreds of Things to Do sites. 

carlsbad condos: Valencia Homes for Sale - Homes for Sale in Valencia - 04/06/11 06:39 AM
Valencia Homes for Sale - Homes for Sale in Valencia  Valencia is a community of townhouse condos in the master planned community of Rancho Carrillo in Carlsbad a couple of miles east of Palomar Airport. 
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Rancho Carrillo - Master Planned Community in Carlsbad CA
This recently built community of about 169 homes has a private pool and recreation area and is located less than a mile from the new Bressi Village with tons of shopping (Trader Joe's, Stater Bros.), restaurants and other services. 
The homes for sale at Valencia include 2 and 3 bedroom models in the high … (6 comments)

carlsbad condos: La Costa Resort Villas – Luxury Condominium Homes at the La Costa Resort in La Costa, Carlsbad California 92009 - Second Homes Plus Investment - 04/06/10 04:30 PM
La Costa Resort Villas - Condominium Townhomes
at the La Costa Resort in La Costa  

The name La Costa, for many, conjures up images of golf, tennis, resort living by a pool, a fanciful spa. And why not? 
The La Costa Resort and Spa was the first full service resort spa in the US, created back in the late 60s with the development of its famous golf course in South Carlsbad just minutes from the beach - a playground for the celebs from Hollywood, including the Rat Pack, and others with the time and money to spend luxuriating at … (14 comments)

carlsbad condos: Carlsbad Buyers Beware - Check Out The HOA Before You Buy! - 09/27/09 03:57 PM
Many buyers decide to buy homes or condos that have a Home Owner's Association (HOA).
The HOA has a number of responsibilities, depending on how they are organized legally, but in generally they oversee the maintenance and care of a complex or subdivision, ensure the rules and regulations are followed by residents, collect the HOA fees and make sure bills are paid, and a myriad of other tasks. 
During your purchase transaction you will have the opportunity to investigate a wide range of issues concerning the property you are trying to by. 
Investigating the HOA is a critical part of your … (6 comments)

carlsbad condos: Carlsbad Real Estate: New Townhome Condo Release at Bluwater Crossing in Carlsbad - 06/18/09 11:56 AM
There is a new release of condos at Bluwater Crossing just a few blocks from the beach, adjacent to the Poinsettia Coaster Station in Carlsbad. 

Bluwater Crossing opened several months ago with its first release of Live Work lofts and properties are still available. 
The Condos at Bluwater Crossing
Carlsbad Village by the Sea 
This new release features 2-story floor plans above the retail area, with the same features, terrific light, high ceilings, finishes and some ocean views depending on floor plan. There is a private patio with seating for residents, and easy access to The Coaster train … (3 comments)

carlsbad condos: Ways to Spend the California $10,000 New Home Tax Credit - 05/13/09 03:23 AM
Word has gotten out, although many folks are still not aware, that California has its own tax credit. 
The tax credit of up to $10,000 is for the purchase of new construction homes (i.e., never been lived in) and is spread over 3 years, unlike the $8,000 Federal tax credit for first time home buyers. Home owners must live in the home for at least two years, and closing must occur on or before February 28, 2010. 
Time is running out, since there is only $100 million available, and once it's gone, it's gone, unless the state extends the program. According … (4 comments)

carlsbad condos: Carlsbad Real Estate - Laguna Del Mar Homes on the Lagoon in Carlsbad - 03/26/09 02:15 AM
Buyers in the Carlsbad real estate market have lots of options, depending on their budget and interests.
With the ocean, 3 lagoons, Carlsbad Village, rolling hills, canyons and greenbelts, there are plenty of different neighborhoods to buy in, as well as a diversity of housing types and styles.
Laguna Del Mar, built in the late 1980s, is located on rolling hills, tucked away just east of the Aqua Hedionda Lagoon south of Carlsbad Village. These homes (PUD or Planned Unit Development, not condos) are sited in such as way so as to provide views of the neighborhood, the open space, and … (3 comments)

carlsbad condos: Carlsbad Real Estate - Bluwater Crossing Live-Work Lofts are NOW SELLING in Carlsbad - 03/10/09 12:56 PM
The long awaited and much-lauded Bluwater Crossing live-work lofts are now open for business.
These stunning 3-level lofts provide opportunities for a business (subject to the CC & Rs) with 2-levels of personal living space above, or use all three levels for your living space.
The first phase has been released, with a total of 11 units (although as of the broker open house a few days ago 2 of these units were already reserved), and there are two gorgeous models to tour.
Plan E – Approximately 2767 SF, priced from $987,990 ($335/SF)
Plan F – Approximately 2317 SF, … (9 comments)

carlsbad condos: Carlsbad Real Estate - Bluwater Crossing Live-Work Lofts are Nearing Completion in Carlsbad by the Beach - 02/15/09 02:39 AM
Excitement is mounting as the time for these fabulous condos at Bluwater Crossing nears completion and the public will be able to tour them...and of course buy.

The first phase of 11 live-work loft condos at Bluwater Crossing will be coming on the market very soon, with two model homes to tour. If your vision is to own urban-like loft with space for your art gallery, boutique, design store or similar business, within walking distance to the beach and commuter rail, you will fall in love with these new Carlsbad homes and the vision of the community.
READ MORE: Carlsbad … (7 comments)

carlsbad condos: Carlsbad Real Estate - Las Playas, Townhomes Near the Beach in Carlsbad - 02/12/09 09:33 AM
Carlsbad real estate condo buyers looking for affordable (in Southern California terms) homes might consider the units at Las Playas. 
READ MORE: Carlsbad village by the Sea 
Las Playas is located off of Batiquitos Drive at Poinsettia, close to the 5 freeway. The Poinsettia Coaster (commuter rail) station is less than a mile away, as is shopping, several restaurants, and other services. Folks who need to commute have several major roads to use, including the freeway and the coast road. Carlsbad Village is about 10 minutes to the north with plenty of shopping and dining opportunities. 
Located barely a mile from … (4 comments)

carlsbad condos: Carlsbad Real Estate - Updates on the New Construction Condos at The Bluffs in Carlsbad by the Lagoon - 02/10/09 02:22 PM

The Bluffs are one of the very few new condo developments in Carlsbad in recent years. (there are more in the works, though - Bluwater Crossing Live-Work Lofts for one). While there have been several new communities of detached homes (La Costa Ridge, La Costa Greens, Bressi Ranch), given the sizes of these homes the price points are far beyond many buyers ($800,000 and up). 
The Bluffs are fully built out now and a limited number of townhomes remain. But the great news is the pricing, and the willingness of the builder to consider offers, as opposed to set list … (7 comments)

carlsbad condos: Carlsbad Real Estate - More Updates on Bluwater Crossing Live-Work Lofts near the Beach in Carlsbad - 01/21/09 09:40 AM

Things are moving along at the Bluwater condos in terms of construction, and I understand they are getting close to being able to release the pricing.
Here is some updated information for folks interested in the innovative and exciting condo townhomes at Bluwater Crossing. As you may know from my previous article, this complex is within walking distance to the Carlsbad beaches and adjacent to the Poinsettia Coaster Station:
The majority of the homes are designed at live-work lofts ( some townhomes without the work space option will be part of a later phase) with the work space on … (1 comments)

carlsbad condos: Carlsbad Real Estate - Live by the Beach at Carlsbad Beach Villas in Carlsbad - 01/11/09 10:31 AM
Living close to the beach is a dream for many who are buying in the Carlsbad real state market.
No wonder - it can be a pretty nice life with great beaches to enjoy all sorts of activities and wonderful weather. Living near the water, of course, comes with a price, but if you are willing to give up views n order to be else, there are actually some pretty appealing and reasonably affordable homes for sale. 
Carlsbad is a popular residential, vacation and retirement community of around 95,000, blessed with being about 35 minutes from downtown San Diego and barely … (4 comments)

carlsbad condos: Carlsbad Real Estate - Condominium Homes at Tanglewood in East Carlsbad in the $200,000s - 01/05/09 02:22 PM
Buyers in the Carlsbad real estate market who are looking for condos in the $200,000 range will find a number of choices at a large condo complex called Tanglewood, just east of El Camino Real in northeast Carlsbad. With prices that have dropped in the last couple of years, this complex now offers buyers a number of more affordable options.
Carlsbad has a terrific reputation as a residential, retirement and vacation community, with gorgeous beaches, lots of shopping, a host of restaurants from very casual to high end, and several well known tourist attractions (e.g., Legoland, The Flower Fields). The Tanglewood … (2 comments)

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