carlsbad homes: Open House at La Costa Oaks Home October 27 at 7546 Circulo Sequoia - 10/25/13 05:55 AM
Open House at La Costa Oaks Home for Sale Sunday October 27, 2013
 
Come join me at my OPEN HOUSE at a spectacular 2-story Spanish-style home in the upscale La Costa Oaks neighborhood in east La Costa in Carlsbad
 
7546 Circulo Sequoia
Sunday October 27 from 1 to 4 PM
 

 
Offered at $1,195,000
 
A few of the outstanding features of this beautiful home include:
 
3743 SF with 5 bedrooms and 3.5 baths
Gourmet kitchen with butler pantry
Office (converted 3rd car garage)
Central AC
3 fireplaces (family room, living room, MBR)
Lush landscaping
Huge … (6 comments)

carlsbad homes: What Do You Want in YOUR Backyard? - 10/04/13 12:09 AM
What Do You Want in YOUR Backyard?
 
Having a good sized backyard is a requirement for many buyers in Carlsbad. Size can vary quite a bit but often this is a MUST HAVE.
 
Have you given any thought to what you want in your backyard?
 
The reasons for having a backyard, and what buyers are looking for in their homes with backyards, can and do
vary tremendously.
 
The focus, in our area, however, is usually on an outdoor living and entertaining lifestyle.
 
We tend to live our lives here in the backyard, not the … (9 comments)

carlsbad homes: The Cantata Neighborhood in Aviara in Carlsbad California - 09/10/13 02:08 AM
The Cantata Neighborhood in Aviara in Carlsbad California Cantata is a small neighborhood in Aviara, an upscale resort residential area of South Carlsbad anchored by the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort (formerly the Four Seasons Aviara Resort).
Where is the Cantata Neighborhood Located? Cantata is located in South Carlsbad, just north of Batiquitos Drive, and bordering the Batiquitos Lagoon less than 2 miles from the ocean, just north of Encinitas, and about 25 miles from downtown San Diego.
Why Do People Live in Cantata? With many beautiful views…hills, Batiquitos Lagoon, or the Aviara Golf Club course depending on location…Cantata appeals to primary … (3 comments)

carlsbad homes: When Are My San Diego County Property Taxes Due? - 10/15/12 09:46 AM
When Are My San Diego County Property Taxes Due?  
I have often been asked by buyers looking for Carlsbad homes for sale about property taxes.
 
Initially it’s about what the taxes are for a particular house. Property taxes can vary quite a bit depending on current assessed value and when the home was purchased by the current homeowner.
 
Later it’s “when are my San Diego County property taxes due?” As I tell everyone, I am NOT a tax professional and cannot advise regarding tax questions and that a CPA should be consulted
 
But there are some important things to know about … (9 comments)

carlsbad homes: Things to Love About Carlsbad California - The Photos Tell the Story - 06/11/11 06:50 AM
There are many things to love about Carlsbad, California...
Beaches
          Shopping
                    Dining
                              Neighborhoods
                                         Art
                                                    Fairs and Festivals
                                                               A Great Outdoor Lifestyle
There are many different reasons WHY people choose to live here, but they all seem to agree - Carlsbad is a terrific Southern California coastal community with something for everyone.
Not convinced? Why not explore the Carlsbad lifestyle in photos - they tell the real story.
Search for Carlsbad Homes for Sale
Search for Homes with Views in Carlsbad
Search for Waterfront Homes for Sale in Carlsbad
Need more information? Visit my websites and start … (17 comments)

carlsbad homes: Bressi Ranch, Carlsbad CA | Bressi Ranch Homes for Sale and 2009 and 2010 Market Report - 02/24/11 11:57 AM
Bressi Ranch, Carlsbad CA | Bressi Ranch Homes for Sale with 2009 and 2010 Market Report   
Bressi Ranch is a master planned community in Carlsbad's 92009 area, adjacent to La Costa, and about 4 miles inland from the ocean. 

Outstanding Features of Bressi Ranch
Multiple home styles, elevations, living space Beautiful Private Residents' Club with swimming pool, indoor/outdoor seating and entertaining areas, gourmet kitchen, meeting rooms, exercise facility Miles of hiking trails and acres of open space Multiple outdoor recreational areas Bressi Village - a growing retail community close to many homes, anchored by Trader Joe's and Stater Bros. Grocery … (10 comments)

carlsbad homes: Carlsbad New Homes for Sale - New Homes at Poinsettia Ridge in the Aviara area of Carlsbad - 01/18/11 02:59 AM
Carlsbad New Homes for Sale - New Homes at Poinsettia Ridge in the Aviara area of Carlsbad Buyers in Carlsbad who want new homes for sale will have some options in the near future.
Wamington is building new homes at Poinsettia Ridge in the Aviara area of South Carlsbad just off Aviara Parkway near the Park Hyatt Aviara.
 
READ MORE:
Carlsbad Village by the Sea
Aviara Real Estate - A Resort Residential Community in Carlsbad CA
Aviara Community Profile 
Carlsbad Real Estate Market Report for December 2011
 
 
 

Poinsettia Ridge is a small enclave of 16 homes … (5 comments)

carlsbad homes: Carlsbad Homes for Sale - Carlsbad Real Estate Market Report for December 2010 - 01/07/11 03:43 PM
Carlsbad Real Estate Market Report for December 2010
The Carlsbad real estate market continues to shift, and the statistics for December show a number of changes from the prior month. These data do not include any private sales nor manufactured/mobile housing; the numbers are derived from the MLS and are believed to be accurate but are not guaranteed.
READ MORE: 
 Carlsbad Village by the Sea 
101 Things to do In and Around Carlsbad
Carlsbad California and Historic Route 101 - The Coast Highway
Media reports speak in general terms, so their information may not represent the reality of our local … (19 comments)

carlsbad homes: Carlsbad Real Estate - Portico Townhomes in the Rancho Carrillo Master Planned Community in Carlsbad CA 92009 - 03/25/10 03:47 PM
Buyers - Check out the Portico Townhomes in the Rancho Carrillo Master Planned Community in Carlsbad 
Buyers in the Carlsbad real estate market may be very interested in the Portico Townhomes in the Rancho Carrillo master planned community in southeast Carlsbad.
 
READ MORE:  Carlsbad Village by the Sea
Rancho Carrillo - A Master Planned Community in Carlsbad California 
If your budget will not allow for a Carlsbad detached home (there are only a handful of choices below $500K), and a newer home in a gated community with a nearby elementary school is of interest, Portico is worth your consideration. 
Portico … (9 comments)

carlsbad homes: Carlsbad Homes for Sale – New Construction Homes at SolTerra in La Costa Greens are Selling FAST! - 02/21/10 11:07 AM
Carlsbad Homes for Sale - New Construction Homes at SolTerra in La Costa Greens are Selling FAST! 
This isn't a headline designed only to impress, but one intended to provide a feel for what is going on in the Carlsbad real estate market, especially with new construction homes. 
Read more: 
Carslbad Real Estate - New Homes at SolTerra in La Costa Greens in Carlsbad CA (October 2009 Update) 
Phases 1 and 2 at SolTerra in La Costa Greens, a total of 16 homes just released in the last few months, are almost gone - only 2 homes remain, priced in the … (2 comments)

carlsbad homes: New Homes for Sale at Rockrose at the Foothills in Carlsbad, CA 92010 - 12/22/09 08:56 AM
New Homes for sale at Rockrose at the Foothills in Carlsbad Buyers in the Carlsbad real estate market looking for new construction  should think about the new homes for sale at Rockrose at the Foothills in Carlsbad.
This eco-savvy collection of new construction homes is being built adjacent to the master planned community of Calavera Hills in east Carlsbad at Cannon Road and El Camino Real. No models are available for preview yet but construction has begun (see photos).
My guess is homes may be ready for occupancy starting in mid to late 2010 but time will tell - as I … (6 comments)

carlsbad homes: Insurance Tips for Carlsbad Buyers and Sellers - 12/18/09 11:49 AM
I'm not an insurance expert, just a simple homeowner who has lived in a variety of areas and homes, and someone who helps buyers and sellers buy and sell. So check with an insurance expert if you have some specific questions about your situation and area. But here are some general thoughts to consider, based on my knowledge and experience, some of which are more specific to my area:
BUYERS Check on the insurability of the home you are buying early on in the due diligence period to make sure you can get coverage. While this is likely not a problem … (31 comments)

carlsbad homes: Carlsbad Real Estate – Single Family Homes at Brookfield in Carlsbad California 92009 (Update 12/09) - 12/14/09 01:35 AM
Let's examine the Carlsbad real estate market. The single family homes at Brookfield in Carlsbad California's 92009 zipcode offer a wonderful opportunity for buyers in the under $500K price. Indeed, Brookfield may be one of the most affordable communities of detached housing in Southern Carlsbad, with homes well below the average price of a Carlsbad home in today's market.
I wrote the original article about Brookfield some time ago (2007), and wanted to provide an update on pricing, given the market changes in the last couple of years.
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Carlsbad Real Estate - Brookfield - An Attractive Residential Community near … (5 comments)

carlsbad homes: Carlsbad Real Estate - Single Family Homes at Meadowood in Carlsbad California 92009 - 12/12/09 02:22 AM
Buyers in the Carlsbad real estate market should consider the single family homes at Meadowood in southeast Carlsbad if they are seeking a home for under $600,000.  The selection of homes in this price range in the La Costa/92009 area of Carlsbad is somewhat limited, particularly if you are steering away from short sales and foreclosures.
As of this writing, there are 34 detached homes in the 92009 area under $600,000 with 20 of these being short sales, 3 REOs, and 11 equity sales.
READ MORE:
Carlsbad Village by the Sea
La Costa - A Great Residential Community in Carlsbad
Carlsbad … (9 comments)

carlsbad homes: Carlsbad Real Estate - Homes at Mar Fiore in Aviara, Carlsbad CA 92011 - 11/24/09 02:21 AM
TheAviara area of Carlsbad bordering the Batiquitos Lagoon is a beautiful resort residential community anchored by the Four Seasons Aviara Resort, and buyers in the Carlsbad real estate market seeking a detached view home should well consider the homes at Mar Fiore in Aviara.

READ MORE:  
Carlsbad Village by the Sea
Aviara - A Beautiful Resort Residential Community in Carlsbad 
Mar Fiore is one of the 16 communities in the Aviara master homeowners association. This ungated community of 137 homes (mostly two story but with a few single story homes) is built on rolling hills overlooking the lagoon and the … (4 comments)

carlsbad homes: Carlsbad Property Taxes - Do You Need to Appeal Your Assessment? - 11/16/09 04:59 PM
Carlsbad Property Taxes  - Do you need to appeal your assessment?
My guess is that you do. 
If you don't know the answer, you do.
The assessed values of many homes in Carlsbad (and certainly elsewhere in San Diego County) have declined due to the housing market. So too have the assessed values which the San Diego County Assessor's Office uses to determine your property taxes.
If you believe your property's assessed value has declined, there IS something you can do - file an APPLICATION FOR CHANGED ASSESSMENT before November 30, 2009 for this current tax period to request a reassessment. 
The … (2 comments)

carlsbad homes: Carlsbad Real Estate - Awesome Ocean View New Beach Home in Carlsbad California - 11/04/09 02:32 AM
Every now and then I like to share what I think is a great opportunity. It may be a terrific condo, a fixer with tremendous potential, or in this case in the Carlsbad real estate market an awesome ocean view new beach home directly across the coast road (Carlsbad Boulevard) from the beach and ocean in Carlsbad California by Carlsbad State Beach (north end).

This newly built home that is nearing completion is priced just under $4 million, which for 3 floors (1 below grade) with 6200 SF of living and entertaining space, a 1700 SF roof deck, a 1300 SF … (3 comments)

carlsbad homes: Carlsbad Real Estate - Homes at The Bay Collection near the Beach in Carlsbad California (October 2009 update) - 10/31/09 03:31 AM
The Carlsbad real estate market has shifted quite a bit in the last several years, and buyers interested in homes at The Bay Collection near the beach in Carlsbad will find some favorable opportunities compared to when the community was first built, including an occasional short sale and REO..
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The Bay Collection - Carlsbad California (article appeared May 2007)
The homes at The Bay Collection are next to the popular, upscale area of Aviara and within about 1 mile of the beach. A number of homes here have ocean views, as the community is built on the gradual hill … (3 comments)

carlsbad homes: Carlsbad Real Estate - Carlsbad Real Estate Market Report for September 2009 - 10/05/09 02:33 AM

The Carlsbad real estate market continues to shift, and the statistics for September show a number of changes as compared to August 2009. These data do not include any private sales nor manufactured/mobile housing; the numbers are derived from the MLS and are believed to be accurate but are not guaranteed.
READ MORE:  Carlsbad Village by the Sea 
Media reports speak in general terms, so their information may not represent the reality of our local Carlsbad real estate market. Having data, and knowledge, about the local market conditions benefits you as the buyer or seller so you can make informed … (4 comments)

carlsbad homes: Carlsbad Real Estate - Carlsbad Real Estate Market Report for August 2009 - 09/03/09 03:15 AM

The Carlsbad real estate market continues to show some positive trends, and the statistics for August show a number of changes as compared to July 2009. These data do not include any private sales nor manufactured/mobile housing; the numbers are derived from the MLS and are believed to be accurate but are not guaranteed.
READ MORE:  Carlsbad Village by the Sea 
Media reports speak in general terms, rather than local, so their information may not represent the reality of our local Carlsbad real estate market. Having data, and knowledge, about the local market conditions benefits you as the buyer or seller … (5 comments)

 
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