carlsbad real estate: Carlsbad Homes for Sale without HOA Fees – December 21, 2018 Update - 12/21/18 12:36 PM
Carlsbad Homes for Sale without HOA Fees
December 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 HOA community is not for them (e.g., rules and regulations, monthly fees).
 
If you are on the fence about having an HOA, it’s important to do your due diligence regarding HOAs (read why you should review the HOA documents) and understand the general issues so you can make an informed decision before … (2 comments)

carlsbad real estate: 4-Bedroom Homes for Sale in Carlsbad December 2018 Update - 12/20/18 09:17 PM
4-Bedroom Homes for Sale in Carlsbad
December 20, 2018 Update
 
As a Carlsbad home buyer are you interested in more space than a 3-bedroom single family detached home provides?
 
Many buyers are! For some Carlsbad buyers extra space might be needed for multigenerational living, or for accommodating a growing household. Maybe a family member needs a home office, or additional guest living space may be desirable.
 
While the supply of single family detached homes continues to be limited in Carlsbad compared to demand, we have seen a pretty decent increase in listings since the beginning of the year especially in the spring … (5 comments)

carlsbad real estate: What’s My Carlsbad Home Worth? Carlsbad Home Sales for October 2018 - 11/08/18 08:28 PM
What’s the Value of My Carlsbad Home?
Carlsbad Market Report for October 2018
 
The Carlsbad real estate market continues to change, with several shifts from last month and year ago. These data do not include private sales or manufactured/mobile/multi-family housing; the numbers are derived from the MLS and are believed to be accurate at the time they are reported but are not guaranteed.
 
Media reports speak in general terms, and not about the local Carlsbad housing market. Current data, and knowledge, about the local market conditions benefit you so you can make informed purchase and sale decisions about Carlsbad homes for sale.
 
READ … (9 comments)

carlsbad real estate: Q3 2018 Market Report for Carlsbad 92009 - Single Family Homes - 10/27/18 03:18 PM
Q3 2018 Market Report for the Carlsbad 92009 Area
Detached Single Family Homes
 
The housing market in Carlsbad’s 92009 area for the 3rd quarter of 2018 was busy, although somewhat less so than in Q2, with some shifts compared to the same time period in 2017. The 92009 area covers the area south of Palomar Airport Road and east of El Camino Real, including La Costa (La Costa Ridge, La Costa Greens, La Costa Valley, La Costa Oaks), Alga Hills, Bressi Ranch, La Costa Meadowridge, Brookfield, Rancho Carrillo, and multiple other communities, with a mix of attached (condos, town homes, twin homes) … (5 comments)

carlsbad real estate: What’s My Carlsbad Home Worth? Carlsbad Home Sales for June 2018 - 07/08/18 09:24 AM
What’s the Value of My Carlsbad Home?
Carlsbad Market Report for June 2018
 
The Carlsbad real estate market continues to change, with several shifts from last month and from 1 year ago. These data do not include private sales or manufactured/mobile/multi-family housing; the numbers are derived from the MLS and are believed to be accurate at the time they are reported but are not guaranteed.
 
Media reports speak in general terms, and not about the local Carlsbad housing market. Current data, and knowledge, about the local market conditions benefit you so you can make informed purchase and sale decisions about Carlsbad homes for … (5 comments)

carlsbad real estate: What’s My Carlsbad Home Worth? Carlsbad Home Sales for May 2018 - 06/03/18 05:35 PM
What’s the Value of My Carlsbad Home?
Carlsbad Real Estate Market Report for May 2018
 
The Carlsbad real estate market continues to change, with several shifts from last month and from 1 year ago.
 
These data do not include private sales or manufactured/mobile/multi-family housing; the numbers are from the MLS and are believed to be accurate at the time they are reported but are not guaranteed.
 
Media reports speak in general terms, and not about the local Carlsbad housing market. Current data, and knowledge, about the local market conditions benefit you so you can make informed purchase and sale decisions about Carlsbad homes … (3 comments)

carlsbad real estate: 3-Bedroom Homes for Sale in Carlsbad - May 2018 Update - 05/28/18 05:39 PM
3-Bedroom Homes for Sale in Carlsbad - May 2018 Update
 
Carlsbad homes buyers often look for 3-bedroom homes for sale for a number of reasons. It might be as a first home, while some may be downsizing from a larger property. And then there are those buyers looking for a Carlsbad beach home near or on the ocean (read about the essential things you should consider when buying a second home - Part 1 and Part 2)!
 
The supply of single family detached homes remains limited in Carlsbad, and has been for some time (read the Carlsbad Real Estate Market Report for April … (8 comments)

carlsbad real estate: 4-Bedroom Homes for Sale in Carlsbad May 2, 2018 Update - 05/02/18 08:59 AM
Carlsbad 4-Bedroom Homes for Sale
May 2, 2018 Market Update
 
Many home buyers in Carlsbad desire more space in a single family detached home for sale. For some buyers extra space may be needed for multigenerational living or to accommodate a growing household. A family member may need a home office, or additional guest living space may be necessary.
 
While the supply of single family detached homes continues to be limited in Carlsbad, we have seen a pretty decent increase in listings since the beginning of the year especially in March (here’s the March 2018 Carlsbad Real Estate Market Report with more … (7 comments)

carlsbad real estate: Q2 2017 Market Report for Carlsbad 92011 – Detached Homes - 04/19/18 06:16 PM
Q2 2017 Market Report for Carlsbad 92011
Single Family Detached Homes
 
The first quarter of 2018 was a relatively busy housing market in the 92011 area of Carlsbad, with a number of shifts compared to the same period in 2017. Here is the market activity for single family detached homes. Here are the market reports for Q1 2018 for 92008, 92009 and 92010.
 
 
The 92011 zip code covers the area south of Palomar Airport Road and west of El Camino Real, including the resort residential community of Aviara (with multiple neighborhoods), The Bay Collection, Waters End, Mar Brisa, Spinnaker Hill, Vista Del Mar, Harbor … (12 comments)

carlsbad real estate: Q1 2018 Market Report in Carlsbad 92008 – Detached Single Family Homes - 04/18/18 09:01 PM
Q1 2018 Market Report for the Carlsbad 92008 Area  Detached Single Family Homes
 
The first quarter of 2018 in the 92008 area of Carlsbad has been a busy housing market, with some shifts from the same period in 2017 (here are links to the Q1 2018 market reports for 92009 and 92010). For this market report we look at the activity for single family detached homes.
 
The Carlsbad 92008 area includes Carlsbad Village, Telescope Point, Olde Carlsbad and The Barrio (Carlsbad’s first neighborhoods), expensive beach-front areas in the Village and south along Carlsbad Boulevard to the oceanfront neighborhood of Terramar, the lagoon-front neighborhood … (7 comments)

carlsbad real estate: What’s My Carlsbad Home Worth? Carlsbad Home Sales for February 2018 - 03/04/18 12:18 PM
What’s the Value of My Carlsbad Home?
Carlsbad Market Report for February 2018
 
The Carlsbad real estate market continues to change, with several shifts from last month and from 1 year ago. These data do not include private sales or manufactured, mobile, or multi-family housing; the numbers are derived from the MLS and are believed to be accurate at the time they are reported but are not guaranteed.
 
Media reports speak in general terms, and not about the local Carlsbad housing market. Current data, and knowledge, about the local market conditions benefit you so you can make informed purchase and sale decisions about … (7 comments)

carlsbad real estate: What’s My Carlsbad Home Worth? Carlsbad Home Sales for November 2017 - 12/06/17 08:52 PM
What’s the Value of My Carlsbad Home?
Carlsbad Market Report for November 2017
 
The Carlsbad real estate market continues to change, and the statistics for November show several shifts from last month and from 1 year ago. These data do not include private sales or manufactured/mobile/multi-family housing; the numbers are derived from the MLS and are believed to be accurate at the time they are reported but are not guaranteed.
 
Media reports speak in general terms, and not about the local Carlsbad housing market. Current data, and knowledge, about the local market conditions benefits you as a buyer or seller so you can make … (4 comments)

carlsbad real estate: 10 Essential Things to Consider When Buying a Second Home (Part 1) - 09/28/17 04:39 PM
10 Things to Consider
When Buying a Vacation   Home (Part 1)
 
 
Buying a home you will use as a second or vacation home is different than purchasing a primary home where you will spend all your time.  There are a number of important considerations to give some thought to before getting too far along in the process. (Here's the link to Part 2).
 
 
 
There’s a lot to think about, so here is Part 1, in no particular order:
 
 
LIFESTYLE
What lifestyle are you hoping to have in your second home? And how will it differ from life in your main home…or will it be … (26 comments)

carlsbad real estate: You Can Own a Model Home at Robertson Ranch in Carlsbad - 09/26/17 01:52 PM
Model Homes for Sale at Robertson Ranch in Carlsbad
 
 
The new homes in the planned community of Robertson Ranch in Carlsbad are selling well as construction continues, and the model homes for The Ridge, one of the 4 “villages” in Robertson Ranch, have just been released for sale. Now buyers of homes for sale in Carlsbad have even more options!
 
 
You, too, can own a model home in this beautiful community, with everything included - as is, plus front and back yard landscaping (not included in other new homes).
 
 
Keep in mind that there are still new homes available in The Terraces (gated), The … (5 comments)

carlsbad real estate: Carlsbad Single Family Homes with Views for Sale March 2017 - 03/27/17 04:03 PM
Carlsbad Single Family Homes with Views for Sale
 
It’s not usual for Carlsbad buyers to have some sort of view on their wish list for their new home. And for some buyers, it’s a  “must have.”
 
Given we are located on the coast, many Carlsbad buyers hope for an ocean view. Others may be less particular but want some sort of view as opposed to looking into their neighbor’s back yard and at their house.
 
 
The terrain in  Carlsbad is hilly in many areas, so this affords buyers the potential for all sorts of different views, such as hills, ocean, city lights, and canyons. … (7 comments)

carlsbad real estate: 6 Things Buyers Must Know When Buying New Homes in Carlsbad - 03/21/17 12:05 PM
6 Things Buyers Must Know About Buying
New Homes in Carlsbad
 
Some Carlsbad home buyers are interested in new construction homes, and there are several options right now. Indeed, we have seen a fair amount of new homes being built in several communities over the last few years, with more to come, although large parcels of land for development are running short.
 
There's lots to know about how to buy a home in Carlsbad, and some pretty important  things to know about new construction that may be news to you!
 
 
That nice smiling sales rep you meet in the model home represents the builder, NOT you. They … (13 comments)

carlsbad real estate: Carlsbad Homes in the Carlsbad Unified School District – Buyer Tips - 01/30/17 11:05 AM
Carlsbad Homes in the Carlsbad Unified School District
Househunting Tips for Buyers
 
Home buyers, both local as well as those relocating here, are often interested in the Carlsbad homes located in the Carlsbad School District. The Carlsbad schools have a very good reputation locally and in the state, and many parents want their kids to attend these schools if this is the area they have selected for their new home.
 
 
What’s important to know is that not all homes for sale in Carlsbad are in the Carlsbad schools. Indeed, Carlsbad is served by several different school districts – Carlsbad Unified Schools, the San Marcos … (10 comments)

carlsbad real estate: La Costa Collection Town Homes for Sale in Carlsbad - 01/12/17 04:54 PM
La Costa Collection Town Homes for Sale in Carlsbad
 
Carlsbad buyers interesting in newer homes, and town home living, with easy access to a host of amenities within walking distance should check out the La Costa Collection neighborhood in South Carlsbad.
 
READ MORE ABOUT CARLSBAD: 
 Carlsbad Village by the Sea
 101 Things to do In and Around Carlsbad
Carlsbad California and Historic Route 101 - The Coast Highway (a VIDEO)
 
Where is the La Costa Collection Located?
The La Costa Collection is located in South Carlsbad along El Camino Real, just north of Aviara Parkway and the Plaza Real Shopping Center. You are about 3 miles to the … (18 comments)

carlsbad real estate: The Preserve Neighborhood - New Homes in Carlsbad – May 2016 Update - 05/26/16 10:49 AM
New Homes for Sale at The Preserve Neighborhood in Carlsbad May 2016 Update
 
Development continues at The Preserve neighborhood in northeast Carlsbad, south of the 78 freeway and west of College Boulevard. No houses yet, but they have a partial road in, a bridge and significant grading has been done.
 
 
New Homes at The Preserve 
Formerly named Quarry Creek, this new Carlsbad neighborhood will feature 294 homes in 4 different communities on the 156 acre-site, with over 50% of the acreage reportedly dedicated to open space:
 
56 2 and 3-story single family homes up to 2473 SF
48 attached (paired) 2-story homes up to 1973 SF
102 … (2 comments)

carlsbad real estate: Seagrove Town Home Condos in Carlsbad Village - Urban Chic for Sale - 09/02/15 08:42 AM
New Seagrove Town Home Condos in Carlsbad Village 
Urban Chic for Sale in Carlsbad
 
The new town home condos at Seagrove are now selling in Carlsbad Village (phase 1), joining a good sized list of condos for sale in Carlsbad.
 
Take a video tour of the model homes, &
the roof deck and views at Seagrove at the bottom of the page
 
The Seagrove condos offer 6 floor plans, which vary in size from 815 SF (no roof deck) to 2324 SF, with either 2 or 3 floors. The current phase includes 3 floor plans, all over 2000 SF, with 2 – 3 bedrooms, and 2 baths+2 … (0 comments)

 
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