carlsbad best real estate agents: SOLD!!! 10515 Laurel Path, Escondido, CA 92026 - 03/21/20 03:56 PM
We just closed the sale of
10515 Laurel Path
Escondido, CA 92026
Our buyers and our new friends, Darlene & Jeff who we met at one of our OPEN HOUSE EVENTS, decided to use our services to find them their 'FOREVER HOME' and did we EVER!
This home is located in the fabulous community of Hidden Meadows and offers in its single story floor plan 3065 SF, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a gorgeous den and combination living/dining room with a huge kitchen/family room combo. A three car garage, spacious and private backyard overlooking the mountains to the south and all … (10 comments)

carlsbad best real estate agents: What Savings Group are you in? - 02/05/20 08:31 AM
Recently, the California Association of Realtors® (CAR) posted the flyer below depicting savings trends for Americans. The data is based on studies from and Financial Health Network.
The savings rates, in my opinion,are dismal and based on inflation rates, those who are not properly prepared for the future by saving prodigiously, will suffer dramatically.
Your thoughts?
So what group do you fall in? Of course, no answer necessary.

carlsbad best real estate agents: PENDING!! 1653 Waterlilly Way, San Marcos, CA 92078 - 10/10/17 01:14 PM
REPRESENTING her buyer without ,missing a beat, Sandy has once again triumphed by securing a contract on
1653 Waterlilly Way
San Marcos, CA 92078
 Built in 2014, this townhome is located in the highly desired Lake San Marcos Community and features 1100sf on three levels with 2 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. This home is a prized corner unit offering plenty of additional light with the side windows.
Our first-time home buyer is as anxious as are we to see here begin growing 'roots' in this beautiful home and neighborhood which offers a relaxing and upscale lifestyle to residents of all ages.
Are you considering a home, … (84 comments)

carlsbad best real estate agents: Best Practices Communicating with Home Sellers - 09/29/17 07:02 AM
Jan Green offers  a refreshing approach in how to professionally capture listings. Done the 'Green Way', who can find any fault in putting the seller first before our persoanl accolades and triumphs?
Thanks Jan for a post that should be FEATURED!
Over the years I've found it best to uncover a sellers true motivation to sell before talking about what needs to be done to sell a particular home.  Best Practices  Communicating with Home Sellers is asking the right questions and putting myself in their shoes is the best way to encourage action.  After all, we are given one mouth and one … (28 comments)

carlsbad best real estate agents: CLOSED!! 4014 Layang Layang Cir. D, Carlsbad, CA 92008 - 09/13/17 10:25 AM
Another Happy Day for the our buyers of this well-sited condominium within walking distance to the beach.
4014 Layang Layang Cir. D
Carlsbad, CA 92008
This lovely condo features exciting architectural design
With 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, one car garage,  and 1360 sf inside.
The buyers loved the two private balconies
And the community is gated with an inviting swim pool and separate spa!
Why are you still renting?
Let us provide you the path to home ownership today!

carlsbad best real estate agents: The Housing Crisis, Is there a Ventura County Housing Bubble - 09/11/17 08:12 AM
Please read this post from Chris Johnson to better understand the prospects of a housing bubble and its causes.
A grerat post!
#TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor 
Your home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a professional to guide you through all your real estate transactions. My goal is to help 24 to 28 families each year either buy or sell a home.

The current environment for housing in California is being routinely referred to as a crisis. Many consider it a bubble and anticipate the possibility of another crash.

For California, the “housing crisis” … (30 comments)

carlsbad best real estate agents: PENDING!!! 4014 Layang Layang Circle D, Carlsbad, CA 92008 - 07/25/17 06:31 AM
SANDY strikes AGAIN! Her buyers gave her the criteria needed for their next home and she found it at
4014 Layang Layang Circle D|
Carlsbad, CA 92008

MLS# 170027331
Built in 1983, this 2 bedroom, 2 bath townhome offers a floor-plan making nearly all of the 1360sf under air available for the use and enjoyment of the owners. Plus, this home is conveniently close to the beach and shopping.
The master bedroom has a vaulted ceiling giving this home the feel of open space and roominess.
Then there is the welcoming private balcony
Adding to the usable space and making the 1360sf seem much larger. 
Closing very soon, this buyer will soon … (40 comments)

carlsbad best real estate agents: LIES and LOVES of LIFE - 06/26/17 05:21 AM
OUR Richie Alan Naggar really came through today with a post, if when read slowly, carefully and with weight upon each word; means a great deal to each and every one of us.
Have a wonderful Monday, June 26, 2017. It is the very last time in your life you will live this day!
As we travel through life from one situation to the next, we are reminded of the familiar as well as the unknown which permeate the planet. We seek what we are comfortable with and pursue what is pleasurable avoiding that which takes away or may cause us harm. However, the human being is made up … (45 comments)

carlsbad best real estate agents: Title Commitment: Are you Properly Representing Your Buyers? - 04/26/17 08:03 AM
MANY in the general public do not understand Title Insurance. Why the need for it and who pays for it, let alone, what it really is. Before the title insurance is ever issued there is a much more important document that must be reviewed  -the Title Commitment.
THE title commitment is issued prior to closing the transaction and it is reviewed by the buyer. Per the sales contract, the buyer has a set period for review of the title commitment and to object to any exceptions or issues that might render the title unmarketable. Found within the title commitment are the names … (80 comments)

carlsbad best real estate agents: Carlsbad, CA - Rates of Home Ownership Comparison - 10/12/16 03:01 AM
Rates of home ownership in Carlsbad 92009 & 92010 tell a very important story to any buyers searching for a stable area to make a home.
  Area                                            92009/92010         Carlsbad          San Diego County           Nationally
Median Age Homes                      12yr                         26yr                        35yr                               37yr
% Homes Owner Occupied        79.3%                       59.5%                      50%                               57.3%
% of Rental Homes                      14.4%                       33%                        41.7%                             30.2%
% Vacant Homes                            6.4%                       7.5%                        8.3%                              12.5%
Clearly, it is no difficult task to note the stability of the 92009 and 92010 zip code areas in Carlsbad. Residents here have found a great community and prefer to live here. Yes, there are some rentals, … (19 comments)

carlsbad best real estate agents: Carlsbad Brewfest, This Saturday, September 10 - 09/08/16 03:22 AM
It is that time of year to take in some of the very best of micro brewery craft beers and what better place than in downtown Carlsbad this weekend.
Date: September 10 - September 10, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Last Pour at 4:00 PM.
Price: $10-$40
Venue: Holiday Park
At Holiday Park, located at Chestnut Street and Pio Pico
Carlsbad, CA 92008 You will find craft beer with tastings from more than 30 local & national breweries, music, entertainment, games & food vendors.
And when your thirst has been quenched, check out the park offering a 5.9-acre park is located just blocks away from City Hall and … (11 comments)

Sandy Padula & Norm Padula, JD, GRI,  Presence, Persistence & Perseverance (HomeSmart Realty West & Florida Realty Investments)

Sandy Padula & Norm Padula, JD, GRI

Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

, CA

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HomeSmart Realty West & Florida Realty Investments

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