carlsbad ca homes for sale: Low Down Payment Loans – Helping First Time Carlsbad Homebuyers - 05/31/15 07:30 AM
According to consumer research conducted by Fannie Mae – and no surprise to real estate professionals – the primary barrier to homeownership for first-time home buyers is the act of saving money for the down payment and for closing costs. Fannie Mae offers low down payment loans and other flexibilities to expand access to credit for creditworthy borrowers and to support sustainable homeownership.

Use of Fannie Mae financing is not required for purchase of a HomePath property – buyers may pay cash or use financing of their choice. Buyers seeking financing should work with their lender to confirm eligibility for … (0 comments)

carlsbad ca homes for sale: Wood Floors Scratched In Your Carlsbad Home? Repair, Don't Replace - 05/31/15 06:07 AM
Dogs, kids, company, everydsay wear and tear, eventually your Carlsbad's home wood floors wil become scratched and worn. Before going out to spend a small fortune tearing them up and replacing, consider the following tips to repair and make look as good as new. Even if you hire a professional refiniher, you are bound to pay $2-$5 per square foot to apply a new coat of finish. Here are some inexpensive ways to remove wood scratches and repair deep gouges in a few easy steps.
Camouflage Scratches
Take some artistic license to hide minor scratches in wood floors by rubbing on … (2 comments)

carlsbad ca homes for sale: Ways To make The Most Of Your Carlsbad Backdyard Space - 05/31/15 05:54 AM
An anthropological UCLA study, described in the book “Life at Home in the Twenty-First Century,” blames our fascination with digital devices — tablets, computers, televisions, games — for keeping us cooped up. The UCLA research participants spent less than half an hour each week in their outdoor space. And these were Californians.
So this summer let’s make a pledge to pay more than lip service to Carlsbad outdoor living so we can be happier, create lasting memories, and generally take advantage of what home has to offer.
   
Read entire article by clicking this link: http://www.houselogic.com/home-advice/decks/outdoor-living-ideas/#ixzz3bkQ5BgAs
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Real Estate Agent BRE … (0 comments)

carlsbad ca homes for sale: Tips To Avoid Having Your Carlsbad Real Estate Offer Not Be Enough - 05/24/15 01:42 AM
Looking back as recent as the beginning of 2013, prospective Carlsbad home buyers rarely had to worry about being outbid when writing an offer  to purchase a home. if you’ve been following the San Diego real estate market, you know that since the middle of 2013, there was a quick shift from a buyers market to a sellers market - almost overnight! between 2009 and 2013, anyone brave enough to be writing offers to buy a home at a time when the real estate market was frightening most folks away was not only bold - they were usually alone. Sellers who … (1 comments)

carlsbad ca homes for sale: The Student Loan Obstacle Delaying Home Buying - 05/18/15 01:39 PM

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carlsbad ca homes for sale: Full San Diego April 2015 Housing Report - 05/15/15 10:27 PM








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carlsbad ca homes for sale: North County San Diego April 2015 Housing Report - 05/15/15 01:22 PM




 
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carlsbad ca homes for sale: Carlsbad Real Estate Size Trend Might Reverse…Eventually - 05/13/15 06:55 AM
You would think that smaller homes would be skyrocketing in popularity right about now. Statistics show that the average number of people in American households is shrinking. Practicality would seem to dictate that a trend toward downsizing should be underway, with significant implications for San Diego real estate.
It’s no exaggeration to say that for as long as many Americans can remember, bigger has always been better. In terms of sheer floor space, the average American home increased from 1,900 square feet in 1993 to 2,400 two decades later. The reasons may have been both practical and psychological: for those who … (0 comments)

carlsbad ca homes for sale: Carlsbad’s Best Realtor® is One Who Knows What You’re After! - 05/13/15 03:30 AM
When you Google “seeking the best professional,” in about a half a second you are presented with 403 million candidates (not to play favorites, Search Engine Wise, when you ask Bing the same thing, it gives you a mere 62.6 million…which might actually prove more useful, since it would only take you a little more than a year to scan each for 2 seconds).
Narrowing the quest, when you Google “seeking the best Realtor®,” it gives you just a few less than 2,000,000 likely results. Since anyone seeking the best real estate professional to buy or sell their home isn’t after one … (0 comments)

carlsbad ca homes for sale: Challenges Carlsbad Home Buyers Are Facing This Spring - 05/12/15 02:16 AM
Ready to buy your or maybe you've been first Carlsbad home this spring? Maybe you already own a home and are looking to sell and buy something bigger or closer to the ocean. No matter what your situation, if you are looking to buy be ready for some really stiff competition.
If you read my previous blog about Carlsbad being the 6th hottest market in the country, you know that with lack of inventory and plenty of pre-approved buyers searching, bidding wars have broken out. This isn't a problem for just Carlsbad as just about every City in San Diego County is lacking … (0 comments)

carlsbad ca homes for sale: Carlsbad Village Scavenger Hunt May 29, 2015 - 05/11/15 08:40 AM
 When: May 29, 2015
Where: Carlsbad Village
Hours: 5:00pm to 10:30pm
What: Carlsbad Village Scavenger Hunt
Cost: See Below
 
 
 
    Carlsbad Village Scavengar Hunt Is Coming!Come join locals and visitors to experience Carlsbad Village like you've never before! Carlsbad Causes for Community is teaming up with FrogQuest** again this year to bring you not one, but TWO Village Scavenger Hunts! These photo-based Scavenger Hunts are interactive events for family and friends to have fun together and learn about the Village, including new businesses, new art installments, and improvements in downtown Carlsbad. Gather a team of 4-6 people, dress in crazy costumes, and play to win up to … (0 comments)

carlsbad ca homes for sale: A Few Ways Buying A Carlsbad House Is Different Than Other Purchases - 05/06/15 02:35 PM
Most Carlsbad homeowners will tell you, there is nothing like shopping for a house and that’s not just because of the huge investment.
When you go shopping for regular everyday items, you probably have a place in mind you like to go shop for particular items. it’s easy to make a list then head out know which stores you will visit to complete all of your purchases. More than likely since these are items you buy over and over, you know where to go for the best prices or you know what stores are having sales on items you need. It’s … (0 comments)

carlsbad ca homes for sale: The Impact Of Home Staging Your Carlsbad Home - 05/04/15 04:41 PM

 

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carlsbad ca homes for sale: Five Most Expensive Homes Sold In Carlsbad, CA First Quarter 2015 - 05/01/15 03:08 AM
 
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carlsbad ca homes for sale: Carlsbad, Ca. Market Report 1st Quarter 2015 - 04/28/15 01:37 PM

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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carlsbad ca homes for sale: Air Show Saturday June 20 & Sunday June 21 2015 - 04/22/15 01:05 AM

Where: Gillespie Field in El Cajon, California
When: Sat/Sun June 21 and 22
Tickets: $25-$75 Buy Tickets
Phone: 619-259-5541
 
AirShow San Diego is back for its 20th year and the line-up is more exciting than ever! With a P38 and a B25 on the roster and attendance records climbing it is a must-do event for aviation enthusiasts and San Diegans alike. AirShow San Diego commemorates the 70th anniversary of America’s triumph in WWII, and Salutes our Veterans’ devotion and sacrifice in all conflicts since 1945. AirShow San Diego is a once-a-year family event with amazing aircraft, a FREE Kid’s Zone, amusements, rides, education displays, a … (0 comments)

carlsbad ca homes for sale: Top 10 Home Projects To Recoup Costs At Resale - 04/21/15 02:02 AM

 
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carlsbad ca homes for sale: Mother's Day 2015 Events Around San Diego County - 04/20/15 11:02 AM
Mother's Day Events Around San Diego County
                           
Sunday May 10 is that special day to celebrate Mom. Another beautiful day in America's finest city means it's time to get out and play. Below are Mother's Day events Around San Diego County for Mom's, Brunch specials and dinner ideas.
 
Fun Mother's Day Events
 
67th Annual OB Kite Festival
When Saturday May 9, 2015 10:00a.m.
Where Dusty Rhodes Park , Sunset Cliffs Blvd. at Nimitz, San Diego, CA 92107 Age limit All ages Cost Free - click here for directions
It’s the 67th Annual Kite Festival. They'll have … (0 comments)

carlsbad ca homes for sale: Friday Night Live Coming Back To Carlsbad Village - 04/17/15 12:42 PM
Where: Carlsbad Village
Hours: 7:00pm to 9:00pm
When: Friday Nights May 1 - July 31
Cost: FREE!!!
 
     
 
Enjoy live busker music every Friday night on the corner of Grand Avenue and State Street in Carlsbad Village!
 
Rob Denny
Real Estate Agent BRE #01786169
Allison James Estates And Homes
(858)504-0449

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