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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 2
AVOCET is a community of 95 detached homes in AVIARA, perhaps the premier area of Carlsbad, anchored by the Four Seasons Aviara Resort (read more about AVIARA), just a couple of miles inland from the ocean and east of the freeway.If you are interested in Carlsbad homes for sale for under $1,000,0...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 5
The Bay Collection in Carlsbad CA   If you are interested in Carlsbad homes for sale, and in particular newer construction, and if ocean views are desired, you might want to consider The Bay Collection, adjacent to Aviara.     Carlsbad's Bay Collection is a subdivision built by Standard Pacific ...

By Roberta Murphy, Carlsbad Real Estate and Homes
(San Diego Previews Real Estate)
Comments 10
  Even private jet owners from Dubai might want to stop in Carlsbad, California for fuel, red carpet service and a concierge service second to none. Celebrities, business tycoons and savvy fliers already know about the Premier Jet facility at the McClellan-Palomar Airport-and the buzz is starting...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 7
If you are looking for Carlsbad homes for sale, why not look in La Costa?La Costa (zip code 92009) is an area of Southeast Carlsbad centered around the world-renowned La Costa Spa and Resort. This residential community if generally considered to be bordered on the west by El Camino Real, the nort...

By Roberta Murphy, Carlsbad Real Estate and Homes
(San Diego Previews Real Estate)
Comments 3
It was a developer's mistake that should have never happened.Sometime around 1970, the developers of the original La Costa Resort and Spa allowed for the construction and sale of two 48-unit condominium buildings inside what would eventually come to be known as "the gates of La Costa."  These two...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 7
 Calavera Hills is another of Carlsbad's master planned communities (see also La Costa Ridge and La Costa Greens - links below). Location, views, and affordability combine to make this a community worthy of your attention if you are shopping in the Carlsbad real estate market. Carlsbad is located...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 3
Carlsbad Schools have a very good reputation in San Diego County. If you are considering moving here and are conducting your due diligence on schools, you will find plenty of information to attest to that statement. Ask the neighbors in the areas you are interested in. Talk to the school district...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 2
Here are the summary market data for Carlsbad from the MLS for March 2007. [photo is of new homes in the La Costa Greens Master Planned Community - see link BELOW for a review of this community]. (links to previous Carlsbad market reports: January 2007, February 2007, December 2006, November 2006...

By Roberta Murphy, Carlsbad Real Estate and Homes
(San Diego Previews Real Estate)
Comments 9
Sitting just off La Costa Resort and Spa's famous golf course, this 3972 square-foot home offers private serenity and an incomparable San Diego coastal location. Visitors to this custom La Costa golf home will marvel at the vaulted ceilings, enormous living areas--and the gracious pool and lawn b...

By Roberta Murphy, Carlsbad Real Estate and Homes
(San Diego Previews Real Estate)
Comments 2
 Some addresses are more defined by their street, than by a neighborhood.     Think:Rodeo DriveFifth AvenueWorth AvenuePacific Coast Highway (PCH)Lake Shore DriveLa Costa Avenue, in Carlsbad, CA might be similarly defined:La Costa Avenue starts across the street from the Pacific Ocean and heads e...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 4
So, you have decided to become an "unrepresented seller" and broker your own Carlsbad home (or as more commonly called, be a FSBO), or wherever you are. My guess is that you have a number of reasons for choosing to do this on your own, rather than enlisting the services of a licensed real estate ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 5
Impossible to Forget is a haunting, sobering, powerful, and stunning black and white photography show that just opened in Carlsbad at the well-known Cannon Art Gallery, adjacent to the public library. [the photograph here is taken from the artist's personal website and appears in the show]I have ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 4
LA COSTA RIDGE in La Costa, Carlsbad CA   Gated Planned Community Offering Wonderful Views     The Carlsbad real estate market offers several options to new home buyers.   La Costa Ridge is the newest of the La Costa Villages, 4 master planned communities in the South Carlsbad area known as La Co...

By Roberta Murphy, Carlsbad Real Estate and Homes
(San Diego Previews Real Estate)
Comments 4
Six mornings a week, I arise in the quiet, cold hours before dawn, shower and head over to La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, CA. Behind the gates and tall palms, and off the main plaza, is a serene place that has become dear to my heart: The Chopra Center.Seven days a week, they hold Yoga and ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 4
La Costa Greens, located in the area of South Carlsbad known as La Costa (home of the world famous La Costa Spa and Resort), is one of the three communities in the La Costa Villages - La Costa Oaks and La Costa Ridge (the newest) being the other two. Located on the hills of La Costa, with views o...

By Roberta Murphy, Carlsbad Real Estate and Homes
(San Diego Previews Real Estate)
Comments 4
What if there were a wood treatment that not only disgusted termites, but repelled mold and fungus as well? This dream is now a reality-at least for those fortunate custom home builders and remodelers who are able to demand their choice in wood. Though it makes for colorful  framing, Bluwood has ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 2
This article is primarily oriented toward first time buyers. However, for those of you who are experienced, I suspect some or all of these concerns have crossed your mind at one point or another as you go about your business of finding a new home in Carlsbad or anywhere else, for that matter.So, ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 1
Here are the summary MLS statistics for February 2007 for Carlsbad(all 4 zip codes).An important caveat - these data are based on only 2 months of information (YTD), so with a limited sample the statistics (e.g., median, average time on market, etc.) can shift. It is best to watch the market over...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 3
Are you relocating here to Carlsbad, or elsewhere, and need to find a great agent to help you? It is well worth the effort to spend time finding someone to help you find a new home in an area you do not know. I have some thoughts on how to find that person AND what to look for, based on some sign...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 0
Rancho Carrillo - Master Planned Community in Carlsbad, CA  Rancho Carrillo is a master planned community located in Carlsbad, CA, about 30 miles north of San Diego and about 4 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean. Bordered on the south by Alga Road, and on the north by Palomar Airport Road, the R...

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