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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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2019 Year-End Market Report for Carlsbad CA Here’s a summary of the housing market for Carlsbad for 2019 as compared to 2018. The housing market experienced some interesting but not surprising shifts in sales volume and average price.  As a potential buyer or seller, it’s important to know what’s...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Carlsbad Sellers’ Closing Costs in a Real Estate Transaction Homeowners who are planning to sell are naturally interested in what they can sell their homes for. It’s probably the number 1 question sellers want answered.  Hopefully you have hired a great Realtor to help you determine the value and...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Give Blood and Have FunCarlsbad Village on February 8, 2020 If you are interested in helping our community by donating blood, Carlsbad Village is the place to be on Saturday, February 8th. Plus you can enjoy some shopping and dining in the Village before or after you donate. The Third Annual Hear...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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February is San Diego Museum Month for 2020 February is San Diego Museum Month and offers a terrific museum benefit you might want to take advantage of. And you have 29 days to do so. Yes, that's right - February 29th is Leap Day! During San Diego Museum Month you can obtain discounts at over 40 ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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What’s the Value of My Carlsbad Home? Carlsbad Market Report for December 2019 The Carlsbad real estate market continues to change, with several shifts from last month and 1 year ago. These data do not include private sales or manufactured/mobile/multi-family housing; the numbers are derived from...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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San Diego Restaurant Week 2020January 19 - 26 The New Year is here and foodies will again be thrilled the annual San Diego Restaurant Week is around the corner. Food lovers in our area are particularly lucky since San Diego Restaurant Week takes place twice a year! San Diego’s Restaurant Week 202...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Free Rides for 2020 New Year’s Eve in San DiegoDecember 31, 2019 New Year’s Eve is about here, which means lots of celebrations tomorrow night, and of course for many some alcohol…and in some cases probably too many adult beverages. Driving is not a safe thing to be doing when you have been drink...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon 2020Sunday January 19th in Carlsbad CA Christmas and Hanukkah will soon be past, as will New Year’s Eve, and if you are a runner you might be finishing your training for the upcoming Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon and Half Marathon. No doubt th...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Carlsbad Offers Free Christmas Tree RecyclingThrough January 11, 2020 Yes, Christmas just happened but you may already be planning how to get rid of your Christmas tree, if you have one. As they have done in the past, the City of Carlsbad offers free, curbside pickup for Carlsbad residents, start...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Resources for Home Sellers for 2020 If you are considering selling your Carlsbad home in 2020, or perhaps a property in a nearby community, you’ll find these resources helpful. HOME SELLER GUIDEMy free 2020 Winter Home Selling Guide is ready for you to download for FREE.  If you are planning to s...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Carlsbad Buyers – How's Your 2020 Vision? This is not about your eyesight in the home-buying process. Not that good eyesight isn’t nice to have, and helpful when looking at houses, perusing listings online, and reading through all the paperwork once you are in a transaction. This is about having ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Carlsbad Village Holiday Window Display Contest 2019 Winners Announced As they have for the last 4 years, the Carlsbad Village Association sponsored a contest for retailers in the Village and invited them to decorate their windows for the holidays. 35 merchants took up the challenge and participa...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Carlsbad Village Holiday Music  December 19 – 24, 2019 There is plenty of holiday music playing at this time of year, as well as in-person live opportunities in Carlsbad Village until Christmas. Enjoy some shopping and the window displays before or after the musical events! And these events are a...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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2019 Holiday Trees in CarlsbadClassic and the Non-Traditional  The holiday tree at the Carlsbad Village Faire is a classic, aat the front entrance to this popular shopping and dining destination and the site of numerous holiday events. The annual tree lighting was scheduled for December 8 but was...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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“Tis the Season” Holiday Open HouseCarlsbad Village Faire 2019 The holiday fun and festivities continue in Carlsbad Village this weekend. Continue the holiday celebration at the Carlsbad Village Faire tomorrow, Saturday December 14th, at the “Tis the Season” Holiday Open House, from 11 am until 3...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Throwback Thursday: A Holiday Dog  This is a cute pic of a dog all decked out for the holidays, at last year's Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration on December 2; sadly, the event was canceled this year due to the weather. My wife and I enjoy the celebration, festivities, music, and seeing a bunch o...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Carlsbad Home Buyer Resources for 2020 If you are considering buying a Carlsbad home in 2020, or one in a nearby community, you’ll find these home buyer resources helpful. HOME BUYER GUIDEMy free 2020 Winter Home Buying Guide is ready, and you can download it for FREE. If you are planning to sell...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Carlsbad Holiday Light Displays for 2019 I enjoy seeing the holiday light displays in my neighborhood, and all around Carlsbad including the Village. It’s also pretty impressive what some private homeowners do with their homes…we have a few white lights on trees in front and that’s it! Twin Inns ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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What’s the Value of My Carlsbad Home? Carlsbad Market Report for November 2019 The Carlsbad real estate market continues to change, with several shifts from last month and 1 year ago. These data do not include private sales or manufactured/mobile/multi-family housing; the numbers are derived from...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Wordless Wednesday: A Raptor Visitor  Our house backs up to a wooded canyon and as a result we get all kinds of bird and wild life. We often see hawks nearby in the sky hunting, or nesting in the trees, and occasionally one lands on our fence, as this one did the other day. I believe it's a Coope...

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