4-Bedroom Homes for Sale in Carlsbad - October 26, 2021 Market Update

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4-Bedroom Homes for Sale in Carlsbad

October 26, 2021 Update


Some Carlsbad home buyers want, or need, more space than a 3-bedroom single family detached home can provide. It may be due to a growing household, a desire for multigenerational living options, space for an at-home office, or maybe room for regular guests. A 4-bedroom (or more) can provide that much needed space.


Carlsbad homeThe inventory of single family detached homes remains limited in Carlsbad compared to demand, which has resulted in homes selling quickly, with a number of homes selling over asking price.


Here’s the most recent market report for Carlsbad at What’s My Carlsbad Home Worth - Carlsbad Home Sales for September 2021 for a perspective on the market conditions including recent sales, inventory, and average sales prices.


As of this writing, there are only 12 days of inventory of 4-bedroom single family detached homes, based on the rate of sales for the last 3 months, a very strong sellers’ market. 4-bedroom homes currently make up 1/3 of the total inventory of detached single family homes for sale in Carlsbad.


If you are interested in a home with 5 or more bedrooms, there are 12 additional properties to consider, priced from $1,175,000 to $5,250,000. Call me at (760) 840-1360 for details and we can take a look.



17 detached single family homes

List prices are $940,000 to $6,450,000

Living space ranges from 1877 SF to 6398 SF

Average Time on Market – 25 days

Average List Price - $2,228,941

Median List Price - $1,595,000


Here’s the price breakdown:

$750,000 - $1,000,000        1

$1,000,001 - $1,500,000      8

$1,500,001 - $2,000,000     4

Over $2,000,000                 4


Currently there are no 4-bedroom single story homes available. If you are flexible regarding bedrooms, there is a 6-bedroom single story home priced at $1,625,000.


Active listings vary in age, from 1960 to 2018, plus 2 new construction homes, 1 due to be completed in 2022. Both homes offer water views.


If you are interested in new construction please give me a call at (760) 840-1360 for more information.



44 pending homes with list prices from $970,000 to $3,195,000

Homes were on the market an average of 17 days

55% went pending in 1 week or less


Many buyers made quick decisions…something to remember if you are planning to buy a 4-bedroom home in Carlsbad, or ANY home.



384 4-bedroom homes have sold in 2021 (40% of the 955 total detached single family home sales).


sales prices of Carlsbad homes for saleThe average time on the market was only 12 days; the majority of the homes, 63%, went pending in 1 week or less, a good indicator of competition and quick decisions by buyers, a common pattern.


Sales prices ranged from $685,000 to $3,800,000, with an average sales price of $1,504,154, and a median price of $1,475,000.


Carlsbad home buyers were able to negotiate the original asking price, however the majority, 83%, paid full price or higher for their new homes, a reflection of the limited inventory, competition and multiple offers.



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Start your search for 4-bedroom Carlsbad homes for sale using the link at the bottom of this report.


Carlsbad home search linkAre your bedroom requirements flexible? Can you consider a condo or town home as well as a single family detached home?


If so, you can search the complete inventory of homes for sale in Carlsbad by clicking on the photo to the right, updated from the MLS 24/7>>>>>>>>>>.


Please feel free to give me a call at (760) 840-1360 so we can discuss your particular housing needs and budget. I can create a custom search for you based on your specific criteria, including neighborhoods of interest to you.


I’ll also help you plan a strategy to help you buy a 4-bedroom home in Carlsbad in 2021!



what's the value of my home?Are you thinking of selling your Carlsbad home, or one nearby? You can obtain an estimate of your home’s value by clicking on What’s My Home Worth and completing the form.


Then let’s talk (760-840-1360) about next steps including a more in-depth market and equity analysis, and a discussion of your housing needs, plans, and timing.


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Comments (6)

Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

A fourbedroom can really be the sweet spot for quite a lot of homebuyers in  my market.

Oct 26, 2021 09:36 PM
Brian England
Vacasa - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I am sure that there are a lot of great 4 bedroom homes in Carlsbad but I am not seeing any available in my price range, haha.

Oct 27, 2021 05:05 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

Carlsbad home buyers and sellers are sure to value your real estate market report, Jeff.

Oct 27, 2021 07:56 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Laura Cerrano  - it's true for many buyers here, too!

Brian England  - no doubt that's true for others as well. 


Oct 27, 2021 08:10 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Thank you for the kind words Myrl Jeffcoat  I certainly hope so!


Oct 27, 2021 08:10 AM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Families on the move will appreciate your local real estate reports.

I hope you are having a very productive month.

Oct 28, 2021 09:12 AM