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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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4-Bedroom Homes for Sale in Carlsbad September 2, 2019 Update Sometimes Carlsbad home buyers want or need more space than a 3-bedroom single family detached home can offer. Perhaps that’s you?  The reasons vary, of course – an expanding household or multigenerational living, for example. A family...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Our Local Carlsbad Owl  The owls have been pretty active recently, and one has been hanging out in a dead tree in the canyon behind our house since yesterday morning. We can see it pretty clearly although it's a couple of hundred feet away. Two of the grandkids are visiting so it's been fun for t...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Single Story Homes for Sale in Carlsbad August 2019 Market Update Carlsbad home buyers are often interested in buying a single story detached home. The Carlsbad inventory has improved since the beginning of the year but remains somewhat limited. Buyers still have options, mostly resales, even if ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Throwback ThursdaySand Art in Carlsbad and Beyond Sand Art in Carlsbad 2009 I've happened on several temporary works of art in the sand over the years we've been in Carlsbad. Of course there are sand castles, some of which are pretty elaborate, but I have also seen several sand artists creating d...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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WORDLESS WEDNESDAYAnother Colorful Wall Mural in Carlsbad Village  I was in the Village the other day running some errands, and taking some photos I plan to use in some future posts (and to check on all the new residential building that is happening) and walked by the Fiesta Liquor Mini Mart in t...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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New Public Art Project in Carlsbadby Bryan Snyder Bryan Snyder, a popular and well-known artist in Carlsbad, has done it again, with a new project in Carlsbad Village. He is already well known for the Carlsbad Art Wall at Senor Grubby’s on Carlsbad Village Drive (here’s the most recent art wall p...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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3-Bedroom Single Family Homes for Sale in CarlsbadAugust 24, 2019 Update Carlsbad home buyers are often interested in buying a 3-bedroom detached single family home when seeking a new place to live.   For some Carlsbad buyers it’s their first home, while others are down-sizing from a larger house...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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ArtWalk Carlsbad is Coming September 21 and 22, 2019 We just enjoyed Art in the Village a little over a week ago and it’s time to start thinking about the next big art event in Carlsbad. Last year was the inaugural ArtWalk Carlsbad and it was a huge success from what I heard…and I certainly enjoy...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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New Construction Condos and Town Homes in Carlsbad Village, Carlsbad Buyers looking for a new construction condo or town home near the beach in Carlsbad Village have a number of options. Right now there is a lot of new construction in process, as well as condos and town homes that have just been ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Buying a New Construction Home in CarlsbadThings to Know Before and at Closing Buying a new construction home in Carlsbad is different in a number of ways from a resale purchase.  If you are interested in a new build, be sure to read this article, before you embark on your home search for a new h...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Throwback Thursday: Miming in the Village  Our State Street Farmers Market is held every Wednesday in Carlsbad Village from 3 to 7 pm (until 6 in the darker winter months). We go fairly regularly for fresh produce but sometimes for prepared foods for dinner when we are feeling lazy. They always h...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Hiking Trails in CarlsbadInformation Update for August 2019 Residents in Carlsbad who like to walk and hike are truly fortunate, as the City of Carlsbad has an abundance of hiking trails.  Currently there are approximately 67 miles of trails in the network, with more being planned. No doubt some ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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The 2019 Carlsbad Brewfest is Almost Here! Beer and micro-beer lovers will unite with their favorite brews at the 6th annual Brewfest in Carlsbad on Saturday September 7th, sponsored by Carlsbad Hi-Noon Rotary. That’s less than 4 weeks from now. But if you live in Carlsbad or nearby and love beer...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Carlsbad Art Beach Chair UnveiledCarlsbad Village - August 11, 2019 Carlsbad has added yet another piece of public art to a growing collection of art in the public eye in the Village. 2 artsy things happened yesterday – the 21st Annual Art in the Village was held at Grand Avenue and State Street,...

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 July 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 the...

By Dennis and Sunshine Smith - REALTOR®, Making a Difference 4U in San Diego Real Estate
(RE/MAX Connections)
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Your dream home is waiting in the Olivenhain community! Fall in love with this MUST SEE home for sale in Encinitas CA. With 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, stunning living spaces, and gorgeous views, this is the home you've been looking for. This home has been freshly painted inside and out. New carpet ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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The 2019 Carlsbad Snores and S’mores Family Campout Saturday and Sunday August 10th and 11th.  Carlsbad’s Snores and S’mores Family Campout will be at the Aviara Community Park in South Carlsbad from 5 pm Saturday until 9 am Sunday; check-in starts at 4 pm with tent set-up at 5. There is parking ...

By Dennis and Sunshine Smith - REALTOR®, Making a Difference 4U in San Diego Real Estate
(RE/MAX Connections)
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Live in an elegant suburban home in Encinitas with gorgeous views! Privacy, relaxation, and stunning views from every window await you in this elegant suburban home for sale in Encinitas. Nestled up on a hill on a flag lot off Manchester Ave in the Olivenhain neighborhood, this home offers a merg...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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2019 Carlsbad Art in the VillageAugust 11th The 21st Annual 2019 Art in the Village Fair is less than 3 weeks away.  This popular art fair, sponsored by the Carlsbad Village Association, will take place Sunday August 11th, in downtown Carlsbad Village along State Street and Grand Avenue. The even...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Q2 2019 Housing Market for Carlsbad 92010Condos, Town Homes & Twin Homes The Carlsbad 92010 area includes the planned community of Calavera Hills, Tamarack Point (both detached and attached homes), The Summit (detached homes), The Foothills at Carlsbad, Spinnaker Hill, Pacific Estates, Carlsbad M...

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