listing: How to Sell a Home – Video Tips for Sellers (Marketing Consultation) - 04/18/15 01:24 AM
How to Sell a Home
Video Tips Series for Carlsbad Home Sellers
~ the Marketing Consultation Conversation ~
 
Selling a Carlsbad home takes time and commitment. It’s serious business with lots of important decisions, and a challenge whether you have done it before or are a first time seller.
 
My “How to Sell a Home” tips and advice video series is designed to provide quick answers to some of the most important issues you face when selling your Carlsbad home, BEFORE you get started. View these on your iPhone, SmartPhone, or Tablet while you are on the go.
 
See video below for a discussion of … (12 comments)

listing: Coming Soon – 3 Bedroom Encinitas Ranch Home for Sale in Encinitas California - 01/23/14 01:25 PM
Coming Soon – 3 Bedroom Encinitas Ranch Home for Sale in Encinitas California
It’s hard to wait, but it will be worth it.
This 2700 SF Encinitas Ranch home with 3-bedrooms and 2.5 baths plus office (could be configured to create spacious 4th bedroom) will be on the market very soon. Showings will start this Saturday, January 25th.

Are there some other great reasons to buy this home? You bet. Here are a few:
Located on a small cul-de-sac
Exterior painted October 2013
Beautifully landscaped back yard with multiple seating areas
Top notch Encinitas Schools
Close to the Encinitas Ranch … (6 comments)

listing: Single Story Home in Emerald Lake Village at 3555 Turquoise Lane, Oceanside 92056 (New Listing) - 05/22/11 04:29 AM
Single Story Home in Emerald Lake Village at 3555 Turquoise Lane, Oceanside 92056  This single story home in the 55+ community of Emerald Lake Village in Oceanside CA offers resort-like living for 161 households with a gorgeous greenbelt in the heart of the community and a private Residents' Club house with pool and other amenities.
 
The home at 3555 Turquoise Lane offers:
Single story living
1503 SF of living space (per builder)
2 bedrooms and 2 baths 
Vaulted ceilings 
Newer vinyl windows and slider in the main living area 
Private partially-covered patio 
Private Residents' Club House with pool, spa, kitchen, … (2 comments)

listing: OPEN HOUSE Sunday December 12 | 2013 Countryhaven Court, Encinitas CA - 12/10/10 03:04 AM
2013 COUNTRYHAVEN COURT, Encinitas CA  
1st Public Open House to be held on SUNDAY DECEMBER 12, 2011 from 12 noon until 3 PM.
 
This 3 bedroom 2 1/2 bath townhouse condo with 1459 SF has just been remodeled and is beautiful
Upgraded kitchen
Upgraded bath
New carpet throughout
Fresh paint
New fixtures
Ceiling popcorn removed
 
 
 
2013 Countryhaven Court in Encinitas is like living in a park, being located on a large greenbelt at the end of a cul-de-sac. There is a private patio, an upstairs balcony off the master, an interior laundry, and a large storage … (10 comments)

listing: Advertise Your Listings in 13 Languages – Immobel.com - 07/24/10 06:19 PM
Advertise Your Listings in 13 Languages with Immobel.com  

 
If you are looking to gain more international exposure, for your listings as well as being part of a global referral network, consider using Immobel. [photo courtesy of cesarastudillo on Flickr]
Immobel allows you to place your listings on their site where it will be translated into any of the 13 languages you select (French, Italian, Japanese, and Chinese for starters):
Here is my latest listing in Oceanside in French.
They will provide a unique link to your listing plus a graphic of foreign flags to link to your page … (8 comments)

listing: Homes in Ocean Hills Country Club in Oceanside | 4686 Cordoba Way in Oceanside California - 07/10/10 04:55 AM
Homes in Ocean Hills Country Club in Oceanside - Single Story Home at 4686 Cordoba Way, Oceanside  
This gem in the Oceanside 55+ real estate market is a beautifully maintained single story twin-home (the popular St. Tropez model) in the premiere 55+ community in North San Diego County, Ocean Hills Country Club, in Oceanside. 
Read More:  Oceanside - A Growing and Changing Coastal San Diego Community 
Ocean Hills Country Club in Oceanside California
This Mediterranean style home is within walking distance of a fabulous 27,000 SF Clubhouse with numerous social clubs and recreational activities. Enjoy the Olympic size swimming pool … (10 comments)

listing: Escondido Real Estate | 1136 Hubbard Avenue, Escondido, CA 92007 | Escondido CA - 06/27/10 03:58 PM
1136 Hubbard Avenue in Escondido is now For Sale!  
Imagine living in a rural setting on a hill with mountains and valleys in the distance, yet near all the amenities (shopping, dining) and commuting routes (e.g., 78 and 15 freeways heading north, south and west) you need. 
Imagine your own citrus and avocado trees on 2.74 acres with the potential to subdivide the land (buyer will need to investigate feasibility, requirements, and costs). 
Imagine your own home business in the 24 x 28 detached workshop - you could be an artist, potter, woodworker, landscaper or entrepreneur. 
Imagine a 2-story spacious … (7 comments)

listing: OPEN HOUSE at 1136 Hubbard Avenue in Escondido, California 92027 Sunday January 17 - 01/16/10 01:45 AM
The first and only PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE will be held this Sunday January 17th at 1136 Hubbard Avenue in Escondido
 

 
 
Come PICK ORANGES and enjoy a personal tour of this unique property: 5 bedrooms and 3.5 baths (2 masters, 1 up and 1 down)
24 x 28 Detached Workshop
Citrus and Avocado Orchard
Separate Rental Unit at $850/month
2-Car Garage with Extra Storage Bay and Private Office
Fabulous Mountain Views
 
SUNDAY JANUARY 17th from 1 until 4 pm
Visit 1136 Hubbard for more information, photos and videos
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listing: 4686 Cordoba Way, Oceanside California 92056 (HOME HAS SOLD - 2012) - 09/15/09 04:52 PM
For seniors in the Oceanside real estate market, or in North San Diego County in general, 4686 Cordoba Way in the Ocean Hills Country Club is worthy of your serious consideration. 

Ocean Hills Country Club is a 350 acre, gate guarded community with a private golf course less than 4 miles from the ocean in Oceanside California. This renowned 55+ community offers an outstanding lifestyle for active seniors in an area known for fabulous year-round weather and for being a popular retirement area of the country. 
READ MORE: Oceanside Real Estate - Ocean Hills Country Club in Oceanside California
1632 … (6 comments)

listing: 4034 Ingraham Street, Pacific Beach, CA 92109 (OFF MARKET) - 02/01/09 04:58 AM
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listing: 4034 Ingraham Street, Pacific Beach (San Diego) California 92109 - 11/01/08 03:59 AM
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listing: Carlsbad Real Estate - OPEN HOUSE at 3002 B La Costa Avenue - 02/09/08 08:31 AM
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listing: San Marcos Real Estate - FIRST Public Open house at 1262 Farmington Place - 02/09/08 02:14 AM
FIRST PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE
1262 Farmington Place
San Marcos

Sunday February 10 from 2:00 until 5:00 pm

Attractive 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home on a cul-de-sac in a tree-lined neighborhood near open space
Offered at $465,000

A wonderful opportunity ~ Move right in
JEFF DOWLER - RE/MAX Associates
(760) 840-1360 Direct for questions or to arrange a personal tour
For more information and photos visit www.1262FarmingtonPlace.com
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listing: Are You Making an Impact in Your Listing With Words? - 09/21/07 12:30 PM
As a marketer (yes, we are, or should be), it is important to understand the impact of words in your listings so you may create the desired impression, convey essential information accurately, and encourage the reader to take action and come see the house.
The impact you create from words can be either positive or negative, and might NOT be what you intend. So a careful review of what is written, and an objective focus on the impact that may be created, will let you know if the desired effect is likely to be achieved.
 
THINGS TO DO:
Appealing to the emotions of the … (34 comments)

listing: Getting to Know You, Getting to Know All About You (Part 2 - Pre-Listing Package) - 06/25/07 02:00 AM
Now that you have gotten to know the prospective seller a bit, another important piece of this process before the actual meeting, and one in which you have the opportunity to showcase yourself and provide a competitive advantage, is to provide the prospect with a pre-listing package.
A pre-listing package gives you a chance to share information (so they get to know YOU), provide an overview of services, tease them with how you market, or whatever else you feel may address questions (and potential objections) the seller may have in advance. Drop it off at the house, or overnight it, depending on … (34 comments)

listing: 3614 Pontiac Drive, Carlsbad, CA - 04/27/07 06:09 PM
JEFF DOWLER, ABR, CRS, e-PRO, SRES, REALTOR
RE/MAX Associates, 1509 Encinitas Boulevard, Encinitas, CA  92024
(760) 840-1360 direct 
(800) 364-5719 ID#3618  (24/7 InfoLine)
You may also email me at JDowler@remax.net with any questions and to arrange a private tour of this home
Visit my website for more information.
 
MORE BUYER AND SELLER INFORMATION:
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Fans of Coastal San Diego(blog)
Charming 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Single Story Home on Large LotLocation: East CarlsbadThis is your opportunity to acquire a rare single story home in a well-established East Carlsbad neighborhood between Tamarack and Carlsbad Village Drive. This attractive and comfortable home offers plenty of … (2 comments)

listing: Looking for a Good Listing Agent? - 12/31/06 04:22 AM
If you are a serious seller and are setting out to hire a good listing agent, I would encourage you to consider the following. Hiring the right person will help you avoid the things I discussed in my earlier posts (Part 1, Part 2), and probably avoid a long drawn-out sale...or worse, having your home rejected by the market.
 
Some suggestions:
•·        A good listing agent is not the agent who promises a particular price or the highest list price (don't forget - the market determines the sales price, not you or the agent)
•·        Look for evidence of a strong marketing plan, … (2 comments)

listing: 244-246 Hillcrest Street, Encinitas, CA 92024 - SOLD 2/14/07 - 11/30/06 05:18 PM
This updated and well-maintained Duplex is a terrific opportunity for a buyer wanting an additional source of income or a savvy investor wishing to compliment his or her portfolio.
Offering 2 units, up and down, each provides 2 bedrooms and 2 bath (one in the master), a good sized living room and dining area, kitchen (with newer appliances), and about 1080 SF of living space. Each unit also has a single car garage with attached lockable storage room with laundry hook-ups (washer and dryer included for first floor unit).
The first floor unit has a large separate yard with new landscaping and drip system; upper unit has … (4 comments)

listing: Duplex near the beach for $870,000 in Encinitas, CA - HAPPILY SOLD - 09/26/06 11:58 AM
This is a great value for someone looking to live in 2-bedroom unit and have a 2 BR unit for rental income, or for an investor. It could also be a good second home at the beach with income.
Both units have 2 baths (1 in the master), an open living/dining area, and approx. 1080 SF of living space. Each unit has a single car garage which includes storage area with washer and dryer included. There is additional parking in the newly paved parking area. The yard for each unit is separate (first floor unit yard is newly landscaped with a drip … (0 comments)

 
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