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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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2018 Flicks at the Fountain Begins July 5 in Carlsbad Village Summer starts officially next week on the 21st. We are already experiencing beautiful weather, and seeing more visitors. A Carlsbad summer also means more outdoor recreational options, and outdoor movies. The popular free movie series,...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Al Fresco Dining in CarlsbadDo You Have a Reservation? Al fresco dining tends to be popular in Carlsbad, especially in the summer. And plenty of eateries have places to dine outside.  Much of the year you can eat outside, using heat lamps when it’s really chilly. Since Carlsbad tends to be popula...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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What’s the Value of My Carlsbad Home? Carlsbad Real Estate Market Report for May 2018 The Carlsbad real estate market continues to change, with several shifts from last month and from 1 year ago.  These data do not include private sales or manufactured/mobile/multi-family housing; the numbers are...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Don’t Miss the 2018 Aloha Plunge in Carlsbad It’s June and time to say ALOHA TO SUMMER and celebrate the first days of summer. Come hang out at the ALOHA PLUNGE in Carlsbad on Saturday June 23, 2018, just 3 weeks away! This year’s Aloha Plunge, as in the past, will be held at the Alga Norte Commu...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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The Baby Hummers Have Arrived in Carlsbad  I have a new listing hitting the market in the Calavera Hills area of  Carlsbad, probably in a couple of weeks.  The out of town seller is working on a number of interior improvements, as well as cleaning up the back yard. I was over there a  week ago be...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Carlsbad Village Art Hop June 28, 2018 Carlsbad has a long, and growing, reputation as an arts community; here is just a sampling:  Multiple Art Galleries Cannon Art Gallery (city-owned) Arts and Crafts fairs Public art including sculpture and wall murals The Carlsbad Art Wall The New Village Art...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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3-Bedroom Homes for Sale in Carlsbad - May 2018 Update Carlsbad homes buyers often look for 3-bedroom homes for sale for a number of reasons. It might be as a first home, while some may be downsizing from a larger property. And then there are those buyers looking for a Carlsbad beach home near or...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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I had some errands to run in Carlsbad Village late yesterday afternoon, mostly personal stuff, and it was immediately obvious that the holiday crowds were out and about as we head into the summer season. And it was great weather for a 2-mile walk along the beach.  The beach was more crowded, even...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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TGIF Concerts in the Parks Series Begins June 22, 2018 Summer is just around the corner and it’s time once again for our popular TGIF Concerts in the Parks starting Friday, June 22nd. The free TGIF Concerts in the Parks are a highlight of summertime in Carlsbad, and may very well be the best ente...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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FREE Live Music Series in Carlsbad Village Starts Tonight! Summer is just around the corner and outdoor events are ramping up in Carlsbad Village by the sea. Tonight is the 1st Friday night of 6 consecutive free concerts. Tonight the fun will be at the Choice Superfood Bar and Juicery, a very coo...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Happy Friday!!  My wife and I had a final meeting with our estate attorney yesterday, and before taking her to the train for LA yesterday we stopped at our favorite breakfast place (they also do a terrific lunch) for a quick sandwich. Parking in back of Cafe Elysa, I noticed the new wall mural - ...

By Dennis and Sunshine Smith, Making a Difference 4U in San Diego Real Estate
(RE/MAX By-the-Sea (N Coastal San Diego))
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Potential homeowners consider purchasing a home with a granny flat for a host of purposes. Although the most common reason for having a granny flat in one’s home is to accommodate an elderly parent, there are a lot more reasons why it is great to have this living space in your home.  Lets You Tak...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Shop with the Chef Dinner SeriesCarlsbad Village 2018 June - September Here’s another important Foodie Alert for Carlsbad residents! The popular Shop with the Chef dinner series on the 4th Wednesday of each summer month is returning this year.  A limited number of guests can join Chef Brad of The...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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The Colors of Carlsbad Art Wall Mural May 2018 - The Name Says it All The Carlsbad Art Wall has a new mural, painted this past Friday and Saturday, May 19th and 20th. The Colors of Carlsbad mural really is a special one, a tribute to our beautiful Carlsbad by the Sea, with bright colors and iconi...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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The Cape at Calavera Hills Neighborhood Housing Market Report May 19, 2018  The Cape at Calavera Hills is a modest-sized residential neighborhood located in northeast Carlsbad in the Carlsbad Unified School District.  Read more about The Cape at Calavera Hills neighborhood here. The Cape at Calav...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Mother’s Day is Sunday May 13thShopping and More at the Carlsbad Village Faire The Village Faire (the shopping area, not the annual fair) is a popular shopping and dining destination in the heart of the Village just blocks from the ocean. There are various special events held there throughout the...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Carlsbad Museum of Making Music Concerts May - August 2018 Anyone with an interest in music will likely love visiting the Carlsbad Museum of Making Music (MoMM). As one would expect in any museum, the history of music shines through a large collection of instruments, recordings, photos, and so mu...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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What’s the Value of My Carlsbad Home? Carlsbad Market Report for April 2018 The Carlsbad real estate market continues to change, with several shifts from last month and from 1 year ago. These data do not include private sales or manufactured/mobile/multi-family housing; the numbers are derived fr...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 7
Carlsbad 4-Bedroom Homes for Sale May 2, 2018 Market Update Many home buyers in Carlsbad desire more space in a single family detached home for sale. For some buyers extra space may be needed for multigenerational living or to accommodate a growing household. A family member may need a home offic...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Buying a Vacation Home in Carlsbad Lifestyle Questions to Ask Yourself Now that you have decided to buy a beach home in Carlsbad, or nearby in one of our other beautiful coastal communities, there are some important lifestyle issues to consider.  Presumably you have checked with a lender to deter...

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