3-Bedroom Homes for Sale in Carlsbad - August 2018 Update

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3-Bedroom Homes for Sale in Carlsbad

August 2018 Market Report Update


Home buyers in Carlsbad are often looking for 3-bedroom homes for sale for a number of reasons. It might be a first home, while some buyers may be downsizing from a larger property. Or it might specifically meet their lifestyle needs while keeping the home with budget.


Carlsbad 3-bedroom homeAnd 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)!


The supply of single family detached homes has been increasing in Carlsbad, which is good news for buyers, although the inventory versus demand still means this is a seller’s market (read the Carlsbad Real Estate Market Report for July 2018 for more details on the Carlsbad housing market).


Indeed, at this time based on the rate of sales over the last 3 months we have only about 1.7 months of inventory of single family detached homes with 3-bedrooms.


3-bedroom homes currently are about 20% of the current total inventory of detached single family homes for sale in Carlsbad.



 48 single family detached homes

$679,000 to $3,250,000 (lagoon-front development opportunity)

Living space ranges from 1088 SF to 4328 SF


Of the 48 homes for sale over half (28) are priced under $1M, offering a range of budget options for Carlsbad buyers. Here’s the breakdown on pricing:


Under $750,000                             3

$750,001 - $1,000,000                   25

$1,000,001 - $1,500,000                13

$1,500,001 - $2,000,000                4

$2,000,001 - $3,000,000                3

Over $3,000,000                            1


Buyers who would like to have a single story Carlsbad home with 3 bedrooms have 19 homes to choose from among the current inventory.


Some buyers want new homes while others are open to resales. Of the current 3-bedoom listings homes range in age from 1931 to new construction; 7 homes are available per the MLS in the new home community The Preserve, that are brand new or under construction, priced from $815,990 to $881,990. Homes may not be immediately available for move in.



Sales of 3 bedroom homes Carlsbad so far in 2018 have been brisk, with 194 sales, on the market an average of only 22 days (the same as earlier this year). Sales prices have ranged from $575,000 to $6,500,000 (the average price was $958,268; median price was $864,500). 23% of the sales were cash transactions. Homes sold on average for 98% of the list price, however 43% sold at or above the list price.



Is the Carlsbad housing market for 3-bedroom homes busy? You bet. 28 3-bedroom Carlsbad homes are pending (these homes have been on the market for 33 days on average), at list prices ranging from $630,000 to $1,625,000. Four of these homes went pending in 1 week or less!


Carlsbad homes searchAre you ready to start your search now for a 3 bedroom Carlsbad home? You can check out the complete inventory of 3-bedroom homes, using the link at the bottom of the page.


Or search the complete list of homes for sale in Carlsbad by clicking on the photo to the right (MLS updates this 24/7) if your bedroom requirements are flexible.


Or give me a call at (760) 840-1360 and I can create a custom search for you based on your criteria and budget. Then let’s sit down and discuss, together, your needs and budget so we can plan a strategy to get you into a 3-bedroom home in Carlsbad when the time is right for you!


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Amanda S. Davidson
Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group Brokered By eXp Realty - Alexandria, VA
Alexandria Virginia Homes For Sale

Jeff, your knowledge on 3 bedroom homes for sale in Carlsbad shines. When buyers are ready to start their home search you're the agent they need to contact. 

Aug 23, 2018 04:43 AM #1
Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty
Waves Realty - Melbourne, FL
Florida Space Coast Homes

Oh, to have the money and foresight to buy up all those 3br homes about 9 years ago. We could be living on the Riviera!

Aug 23, 2018 07:23 AM #2
Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Thanks for the kind words Amanda S. Davidson 

Hope all is well in your neck of the woods!


Aug 23, 2018 07:38 AM #3
Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty 

No doubt. The average price price of a 3 -bedroom home in 2009 was 38% less than the average today!


Aug 23, 2018 07:40 AM #4
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Good morning Jeff.  Thanks for keeping us updated about the real 3 bedroom estate market in Carlsbad.

Aug 24, 2018 05:56 AM #5
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Good that it is increasing but a 1.7 month inventory is still a powerful sellers market.

Aug 25, 2018 06:50 AM #6
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