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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Shopping Galore at the 2019 Makers MarketA Crafter’s Showcase in Carlsbad Village Once again Carlsbad Village will be hosting the Makers Market Crafter’s Showcase, this coming Saturday, December 7th, from 9 am until 4 pm.  The Crafter’s Showcase will be held in the north parking lot at 2938 Roose...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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 Holiday Window Decorating ContestCarlsbad Village 2019 It’s almost Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and holiday events are in full swing in Carlsbad. HOLIDAY EVENTS IN CARLSBADDon’t forget this Saturday is Small Business Saturday where you can #ShopSmall to support our local businesses in Carlsbad...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Holiday Tree Lighting in Carlsbad Village on December 8, 2019 The 35th annual holiday tree lighting time takes place on December 8th in downtown Carlsbad Village, at the front entrance to the Carlsbad Village Faire shopping center (located at 300 Carlsbad Village Drive).  This fun event runs from...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Q3 2019 Market Report for the Carlsbad 92008 AreaDetached Single Family Homes The third quarter of 2019 for home sales in the 92008 area of Carlsbad was busy, with some shifts in the market compared to the same period in 2018 and Q2 of this year.  In this market report we look at the sales activi...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 13
Holiday Events at the Westin and Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa in CarlsbadDecember 2019 There’s plenty of holiday fun to enjoy in Carlsbad this year.  The dual resort, the Westin Carlsbad Resort and Spa and Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa are offering family-friendly fun events on 3 consecuti...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Wordless Wednesday: What a Beautiful Sight and Sound  It's been a beautiful day today (and last night) with badly needed rain falling, rather heavy at times, and causing some flash flood warnings to be issued for our area in Northern and Western San Diego County. It was nice to be out running err...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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2019 Pets on Parade at the Carlsbad Village FaireCarlsbad Village December 7 Carlsbad’s annual holiday Pets on Parade take place from 9 am until 2:30 pm on Sunday December 7th, a busy day for holiday events in Carlsbad.  Pets on Parade is held in the courtyard at the Carlsbad Village Faire, a pop...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Holiday at the RanchoCarlsbad December 7, 2019 The Carlsbad holiday season is well under way with plentiful events to enjoy. Up next – Small Business Saturday, and the Musical Kickoff to the Holidays, both on Saturday November 30th.  December 7th is a busy holiday Saturday, with several events to...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Homes for Sale at Kensington at the Square in Carlsbad Kensington at the Square is a new community of townhomes and flats being built adjacent to the new Square at Bressi Ranch, a shopping center across the street from the first shopping area in Bressi Ranch called Bressi Village. Read:6 Things B...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Carlsbad Village Musical Kickoff to the Holidays The Musical Kickoff to the Holidays will take place in Carlsbad Village on Saturday, November 30, from 4 until 7 pm.  Small Business Saturday is the same day, starting at 10 and lasting until 7 pm, so now you have 2 great reasons to spend time in t...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Trails End in CarlsbadNew Luxury Townhomes for Sale 2019 Less than 2 miles to the beach you’ll find these brand new luxury townhomes for sale in Carlsbad, another addition to the new construction homes for sale in and around Carlsbad Village.  ALL ABOUT TRAILS ENDTrails End is an intimate, un-gat...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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2019 Annual Veterans Day Military Review Carlsbad Village on November 11th The 11th Annual Veterans Day Military Review and parade takes place in Carlsbad tomorrow, November 11, at Maffucci Field on the campus of the Army and Navy Academy in Carlsbad Village (just north of the Village, off Carlsb...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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The October 2019 Carlsbad Art Wall UPDATED  I previously posted the latest Carlsbad Art Wall mural, by New Zealand artist Chimp, on October 24th. The mural was painted over the prior weekend and I took the photos Monday afternoon the 21st. Normally the artists have completed their creations by th...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Celebrate Small Business Saturday in Carlsbad VillageNovember 30, 2019 I know I say this every year, but it’s true - it’s hard to believe the holiday shopping season is upon us!  Black Friday is coming on November 29, just 3 weeks from today, to be immediately followed by the annual Small Busines...

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 October 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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HAPPY HALLOWEEN from Carlsbad CA  It's a spooky night tonight in Carlsbad, with lots of trick or treaters out and about in the dark. Are you prepared?  It's a fun time for all but please be safe if you are out trick or treating.   And if you are out driving PLEASE watch out for those who are out ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Wordless Wednesday: Googly Eyes  We were out taking a morning walk today with our youngest granddaughter, who is almost 2. Given that it's Halloween there are all sorts of decorations in the neighborhood, and she spied these Googly Eyes hiding in the plants just up the street. I need to stop by t...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 16
Q3 2019 Market Report for the Carlsbad 92008 AreaSingle Family Detached Homes The third quarter of 2019 for home sales in the Carlsbad 92008 area was busy, with some market shifts as compared to the same period in 2018. In this market report we specifically look at the sales activity for single f...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 12
October 2019 Carlsbad Art Wall Mural The Carlsbad Art Wall (CAW) was founded by Carlsbad artist, Bryan Snyder, in 2015, in cooperation with the owner of the popular Mexican restaurant, Senor Grubby’s in Carlsbad Village. The wall provides an opportunity for the residents and visitors to enjoy bea...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Summer Returns to Carlsbad October 20, 2019 You might think the title a bit odd, but it's true...at least in terms of summer weather being back in Carlsbad.  It was 84 both yesterday and again today, and significantly hotter inland, and absolutely gorgeous days to be at the beach. Indeed, many we...

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