Entry Level Homes in Carlsbad and in Nearby Coastal Communities

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Entry Level Homes in Carlsbad and in Nearby Coastal Communities

Buying a single family detached home in Carlsbad or one of the other nearby coastal communities in North San Diego County can be a challenge for some budgets.

Searching the MLS for homes for saleBuyers are not always aware of where pricing is for these types of properties, especially those coming from outside the area.

Affordability has gotten tougher in the last year with rising prices (although still well below the peak in the 2005/2006 period) and some budgets will not work for a single family home purchases in certain communities.

The good news is there is a range of pricing at the entry level across these communities, so if one cannot work because of the current inventory, a nearby one likely will.

Entry level prices for many homes for sale are higher than buyers expect in some communitiesHere is the entry level pricing for homes for sale in Carlsbad and other nearby coastal communities as of this writing (some communities will no doubt have occasional entry level homes at lower price points as the inventory fluctuates).

Search below to find out what you can buy for current entry level prices.

This does not include any short sales nor homes in 55+ communities which will in all likelihood be lower where they exist.

You can click on the community name to search for homes for sale in that area.

We are still seeing some negotiation on prices even though most of these communities, as a whole, have a seller’s market. The smart thing? Work with a knowledgeable REALTOR® to help you understand the local market conditions and acquire the home you need at the best price, terms and conditions

 

Community

Entry $

SF

Br/Ba

Max $

Carlsbad 92008

$498,765

1045

3/2

$29M

Carlsbad 92009

$410,000

1829

3/3

$4.995M

Carlsbad 92010

$475,000

1392

3/3

$749,900

Carlsbad 92011

$520,000

1404

3/3

$2.195M

Encinitas

$599K

1600

4/3

$7.995M

Cardiff

$850K

1202

3/2

$3.995M

Solana Beach

$1,079,000

2506

4/3

$3.75M

Del Mar

$925,000

1527

3/2

$33.9M

La Jolla

$840,000

528

1/1

$28M

Oceanside

$267,000

1050

2/2

$3.295

San Marcos

$348,000

1500

3/2

$3.496M

Vista

$229,900

768

2/1

$1.025M

Escondido

$239,000

656

2/1

$2.9M

Rancho Santa Fe

$950,000

1753

4/2

$40M

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John Meussner
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Nice report on entry level homes in the Carlsbad area.  I like how you separated the different areas by price point, shows that while some areas will definitely require a high income or asset base, there are also plenty of spots with a solid level of affordability.

Jan 20, 2014 11:53 AM #1
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Jeff: An excellent market report for entry level buyers in the Carlsbad area and other nearby coastal communities. The closer you are to the ocean, the more desirable the property.

Jan 20, 2014 12:50 PM #2
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Jeff - A great post to define what is "Entry Level" in your service area.  There looks to be a wide range of prices in each of the communities and allows for a pretty good area for any given buyer to look in.

Jan 21, 2014 07:26 AM #3
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