Encinitas, CA Real Estate News

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
What’s the Value of my Encinitas Home? Encinitas Market Report for December 2020 Buyers and sellers in the Encinitas real estate market must understand local market conditions, and the impact they have on buying and selling, in order to make informed and educated decisions about Encinitas homes for sale.  Here’s what happened in the Encinitas housing market for December 2020 based on data from the MLS (private sales are not included nor are manufactured, mobile, or multi-family homes). These data are deemed reliable at the time this was written, but are not guaranteed. READ MORE: Encinitas – An Eclectic Seaside CommunityLeucadia- Surfers' Beach Community in Encinitas CA 59 homes sold in Encinitas in December, 9 fewer (13%) than last month, not a bg surprise given the time of year. Here’...
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By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & RE Developer
(CREST "BACKYARD' HOMES, ON THE LEVEL General & Manufactured Home Contractor, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments)
Thank You Active Rain For Indulging My Blunder In Yesterday's Zoomeet!What a raucous but absolute blast and such a great way to start the New Year. Finally after a dozen plus years of communicating through our words and pics a real opportunity to get to know some of the personalities on Active Rain. I love the whole concept of virtual confab. Especially given our present circumstances. Up close and personal eyeball to eyeball is always preferable, however we must take what we can get during these unprecedented times. Thank you all for indulging me yesterday. It was a real honor and an absolute blast and I look forward to attending and participating in many more of these opportunities.I'm more than happy to answer any/all questions anyone may have about the BACKYARD HOME biz. I will be p...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
What’s the Value of my Encinitas Home? Encinitas Homes for Sale in November 2020 Buyers and sellers in the Encinitas real estate market must understand local market conditions, and the impact they have on buying and selling, in order to make informed and educated decisions about Encinitas homes for sale.  Here’s what happened in the Encinitas housing market for November 2020 based on data from the MLS (private sales are not included nor are manufactured, mobile, or multi-family homes). These data are deemed reliable at the time this was written, but are not guaranteed. READ MORE:Encinitas – An Eclectic Seaside CommunityLeucadia- Surfers' Beach Community in Encinitas CA 68 homes sold in Encinitas in November, 3 fewer than last month. Here’s the breakdown of overall activity. Single Famil...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Botanic Wonderland Holiday Nights in the Garden 2020  San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas I think most everyone enjoys holiday lights at this time of year. And the San Diego Botanic Garden offers a very special place to enjoy them. The Botanic Wonderland Holiday Nights in the Garden at the San Diego Botanic Gardens in Encinitas, is now open on select nights.  As always you will be delighted with areas of the gardens adorned with numerous lights and holiday decorations! The San Diego Botanic Garden is beautiful any time of the year. But it’s especially magical during the holiday season. This year you’ll find displays at the Dickinson Family Education Conservatory, the Rainforest and Waterfall, the Lawn Garden and other areas of the 37-acre gardens.   You’ll enjoy live wandering musicia...
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By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & RE Developer
(CREST "BACKYARD' HOMES, ON THE LEVEL General & Manufactured Home Contractor, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments)
Accessory Dwelling Units aka BACKYARD HOMES for DUMMYSA 17 minute view of the BACKYARD HOME Movement The ADU industy is alive and well in San Diego and getting better by the day. A record number of ADU permits continue to be pulled in San Diego everyday inspite of the COVID crisis. Who would have ever thought that in such times of peril this cottage industry (pun intended) would quickly become a major growth industry?  Pleaese take the next 17 minutes to learn how you, your parents or children and your clients both past, present and future can realize additional revenue streams on the very earth they own beneath their feet. In reality it comes as no surprise as folks are clammoring to exit the overpopulated urban population centers in search of a more suburban and even rural lifestyle. ...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
What’s the Value of my Encinitas Home? Encinitas Market Report for October 2020 Buyers and sellers in the Encinitas real estate market must understand local market conditions, and the impact they have on buying and selling, in order to make informed and educated decisions about Encinitas homes for sale.  Here’s what happened in the Encinitas housing market for October 2020 based on data from the MLS (private sales are not included nor are manufactured, mobile, or multi-family homes). These data are deemed reliable at the time this was written, but are not guaranteed. READ MORE: Encinitas – An Eclectic Seaside CommunityLeucadia- Surfers' Beach Community in Encinitas CA 71 homes sold in Encinitas in October, 14% fewer than last month. Here’s the breakdown of overall activity.Single Family...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
What’s the Value of my Encinitas Home? Encinitas Market Report for September 2020 Buyers and sellers in the Encinitas real estate market should understand local market conditions, and the impact they have on buying and selling, in order to make informed and educated decisions about Encinitas homes for sale.  Here’s what happened in the Encinitas housing market for September 2020 based on data from the MLS (private sales are not included nor are manufactured, mobile, or multi-family homes). These data are deemed reliable at the time this was written, but are not guaranteed. READ MORE:Encinitas – An Eclectic Seaside CommunityLeucadia- Surfers' Beach Community in Encinitas CA 83 homes sold in Encinitas in September, 17% more than last month which itself was a relatively busy month with the...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
What’s the Value of my Encinitas Home? Encinitas Market Report for August 2020 Buyers and sellers in the Encinitas real estate market must understand local market conditions, and the impact they have on buying and selling, in order to make informed and educated decisions about Encinitas homes for sale.  Here’s what happened in the Encinitas housing market for August 2020 based on data from the MLS (private sales are not included nor are manufactured, mobile, or multi-family homes). These data are deemed reliable at the time this was written, but are not guaranteed. READ MORE Encinitas – An Eclectic Seaside CommunityLeucadia- Surfers' Beach Community in Encinitas CA 71 homes sold in Encinitas in August, the same as last month which was a relatively busy month with the most sales in any m...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
What’s the Value of my Encinitas Home? Encinitas Market Report for July 2020 Buyers and sellers in the Encinitas real estate market must understand local market conditions, and the impact they have on buying and selling, in order to make informed and educated decisions about Encinitas homes for sale.  Here’s what happened in the Encinitas housing market for July 2020 based on data from the MLS (private sales are not included nor are manufactured, mobile, or multi-family homes). These data are deemed reliable at the time this was written, but are not guaranteed. READ MORE:Encinitas – An Eclectic Seaside CommunityLeucadia- Surfers' Beach Community in Encinitas CA 71 homes sold in Encinitas in July, 65% more sales than last month, the 3rd consecutive increase during our pandemic. Here’s th...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
What’s the Value of my Encinitas Home? Encinitas Homes for Sale in June 2020 Buyers and sellers in the Encinitas real estate market must understand local market conditions, and the impact they have on buying and selling, in order to make informed and educated decisions about Encinitas homes for sale.  Here’s what happened in the Encinitas housing market for June 2020 based on data from the MLS (private sales are not included nor are manufactured, mobile, or multi-family homes). These data are deemed reliable at the time this report was written, but are not guaranteed. READ MORE:Encinitas – An Eclectic Seaside CommunityLeucadia- Surfers' Beach Community in Encinitas CA 43 homes sold in Encinitas in June, 19% more sales than last month, the second consecutive increase in our pandemic. Her...
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By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & RE Developer
(CREST "BACKYARD' HOMES, ON THE LEVEL General & Manufactured Home Contractor, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments)
How To Finance Your ADU With A "HECM" Reverse Mortgage.    We speak with senior homeowners everyday who would love to add a 'BACKYARD HOME' to their property but just don't have the money to do it and don't want to dig into their savings or retirement. However, they may have enough equity in their home.      Starting in July we will be posting a 11 part webinar series digging into all aspects of using the very earth you own beneath your feet by adding an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) to your property without having to take any money out of your savings or retirement.    If you are over 62 years old and own your own your home and you've been thinking about adding a 'BACKYARD HOME' to your property but just don't have the $$$ on hand please add your name and contact info to our interest ...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
What’s the Value of my Encinitas Home? Encinitas Homes for Sale in May 2020 Buyers and sellers in the Encinitas real estate market must understand local market conditions, and the impact they have on buying and selling, in order to make informed and educated decisions about Encinitas homes for sale.  Here’s what happened in the Encinitas housing market for May 2020 based on data from the MLS (private sales are not included nor are manufactured, mobile, or multi-family homes). These data are deemed reliable at the time this was written, but are not guaranteed. READ MORE:Encinitas – An Eclectic Seaside CommunityLeucadia- Surfers' Beach Community in Encinitas CA 36 homes sold in Encinitas in May, 13% more sales than last month. Here’s the breakdown of overall activityDetached Homes Sold 28...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
What’s the Value of my Encinitas Home? Encinitas Market Report for April 2020 Buyers and sellers in the Encinitas real estate market must understand local market conditions, and the impact they have on buying and selling, in order to make informed and educated decisions about Encinitas homes for sale.  Here’s what happened in the Encinitas housing market for April 2020 based on data from the MLS (private sales are not included nor are manufactured, mobile, or multi-family homes). These data are deemed reliable at the time this was written, but are not guaranteed. If you are thinking about buying a home now or in the near future, you should read 8 Things to Know about Buying a Home in the Pandemic for some important information you should be aware of and think about. READ MORE:Encinitas ...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
What’s the Value of my Encinitas Home?Encinitas Homes for Sale in March 2020 Buyers and sellers in the Encinitas real estate market must understand local market conditions, and the impact they have on buying and selling, in order to make informed and educated decisions about Encinitas homes for sale.  Here’s what happened in the Encinitas housing market for March 2020 based on data from the MLS (private sales are not included nor are manufactured, mobile, or multi-family homes). These data are deemed reliable at the time this was written, but are not guaranteed. READ MORE:Encinitas – An Eclectic Seaside CommunityLeucadia- Surfers' Beach Community in Encinitas CA 44 homes sold in Encinitas in March, up from 41 (7% increase) last month. Here’s the breakdown of overall activityDetached Hom...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
What’s the Value of my Encinitas Home? Encinitas Market Report for February 2020 Buyers and sellers in the Encinitas real estate market must understand local market conditions, and the impact they have on buying and selling, so they can make informed and educated decisions about Encinitas homes for sale.  Here’s what happened in the Encinitas housing market for February 2020 based on data from the MLS (private sales are not included nor are manufactured, mobile, or multi-family homes). These data are deemed reliable at the time this was written, but are not guaranteed. READ MORE:Encinitas – An Eclectic Seaside CommunityLeucadia- Surfers' Beach Community in Encinitas CA 41 homes sold in Encinitas in February, up 46% from last month. Here’s the breakdown of overall activity. Detached Home...
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By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & RE Developer
(CREST "BACKYARD' HOMES, ON THE LEVEL General & Manufactured Home Contractor, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments)
BACKYARD HOME aka ACCESSORY DWELLING UNIT (ADU)Six new ADU laws were enacted on January 1, 2020. On Saturday February 22nd from 12-5 Senator Bob Wieckowski, the architect behind the ADU movement will be in San Diego to discuss these new laws in detail. All property/homeowners now have the right to realize additional opportunities on the dirt they own beneath their feet.  If you've been thinking about adding a BACKYARD HOME to your property you won't want to miss this event. In addition to Senator Wieckowski, Greg Nickless, Senior Housing Analyst with the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) will be speaking on how the California jurisdictions are embracing and working diligently to implement an ordinance withing their community what meets or even exceeds the ...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
What’s the Value of my Encinitas Home? Encinitas Market Report for January 2020 Buyers and sellers in the Encinitas real estate market must understand local market conditions, and the impact they have on buying and selling, so they can make informed and educated decisions about Encinitas homes for sale.  Here’s what happened in the Encinitas housing market for January 2020 based on data from the MLS (private sales are not included nor are manufactured, mobile, or multi-family homes). These data are deemed reliable at the time this was written, but are not guaranteed. READ MORE:Encinitas – An Eclectic Seaside CommunityLeucadia- Surfers' Beach Community in Encinitas CA 28 homes sold in Encinitas in January, down 39% from last month. Here’s the breakdown of overall activity.Detached Homes ...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
2020 Annual 5K Paw Walk San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas It’s almost time for the 8th Annual 5K Paw Walk in the Garden, hosted by the San Diego Botanic Garden and the Rancho Coastal Human Society. Proceeds will benefit both organizations.  The San Diego Botanic Garden’s mission is to introduce, or re-introduce, residents to the beauty and resources at the 37-acre facility in Encinitas. This fun, non-competitive event is on Saturday February 15, rain or shine, beginning at 8 am and running until 12 noon. The first walk starts at 9 am, and you must begin your walk no later than 11 am. And while having a dog is a big part of the fun, it’s not necessary!! From what I’ve read, and heard from a couple of people I know with dogs, humans AND dogs alike love the 5K Paw Walk at the San Diego...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
What’s the Value of my Encinitas Home? Encinitas Home Sales for December 2019 Buyers and sellers in the Encinitas real estate market must understand local market conditions, and the impact they have on buying and selling, so they can make informed and educated decisions about Encinitas homes for sale.  Here’s what happened in the Encinitas housing market for December 2019 based on data from the MLS (private sales are not included nor are manufactured, mobile, or multi-family homes). These data are deemed reliable at the time this was written, but are not guaranteed. READ MORE:Encinitas – An Eclectic Seaside CommunityLeucadia- Surfers' Beach Community in Encinitas CA 46 homes sold in Encinitas in December, down 6% from last month. Here’s the breakdown of overall activity. Detached Homes ...
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By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & RE Developer
(CREST "BACKYARD' HOMES, ON THE LEVEL General & Manufactured Home Contractor, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments)
Wake Up For What's Up In 2020 For SoCal. “YES, IN MY BACKYARD!” "Cottage Industry" (pun intended) turned “Major Growth Industry” There were six new laws implemented in California commencing on January, 1st,  2020. These laws will change the California landscape, literally and figuratively, for Single & Multi-Family existing and new homes for the foreseeable future.  Like it or not, the time has come. Now for the first time, California property/homeowners can realize significant opportunities and profit from the very land they own beneath their feet. The 2020 California property/homeowner can now turn their single family residence into a triplex figuratively speaking.   Starting with your primary residence you can now convert one the rooms within the existing footprint of your home into ...
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