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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
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Signs of Our Times The Coronavirus - A Piece of History Signage along the Concrete Boardwalk in Carlsbad Village above the Beach No doubt we are seeing a bit of history right now in terms of the coronavirus pandemic, and the impact on each and every one of our lives, in more ways than we can fath...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 42
Bringing Some Joy to Your Day from the Carlsbad Flower Fields The Carlsbad Flower Fields are a joy to behold every year, from March 1 through Mother's Day. This year is a bit different due to the coronavirus, with the venue closing on March 17th until further notice.  But we can still enjoy the f...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 19
Coastal Living in the Quaint Coastal Village of Carlsbad~ Beach Life plus Urban Amenities ~ The opportunity to live in an urban setting, just steps away from all that quaint and charming Carlsbad Village has to offer, and enjoy the coveted beach life all year-round (with some views from your roof...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 14
Goodbye Carlsbad Village Art & Antique MallYou Will be Missed! It seems like just a few weeks ago that I learned about the future demise of the Carlsbad Village Art and Antique Mall. In reality it was last fall when I first heard about this.  This quirky, fun-looking set of buildings has housed m...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 14
Earth Month Celebrations in Carlsbad April 2020  NOTE: Given the Stay-at-Home Order in place in California as of March 19th due to the coronavirus, all Earth Month 2020 activities will either be postponed or canceled. As many other communities will do, Carlsbad will celebrate Earth Month in April...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 8
Celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of the Village Faire Courtyard March 7 and 8 in Carlsbad The Carlsbad Village Faire Shopping Center is a popular dining and shopping destination in the heart of Carlsbad, with an attractive courtyard and fountain that is a wonderful gathering place for residents and...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 6
What’s the Value of My Carlsbad Home? Carlsbad Market Report for February 2020 The Carlsbad real estate market continues to change, with some 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 th...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 21
Wordless Wednesday: The Roadrunner Came for Breakfast  I just happened to be looking out the back upstairs window yesterday morning and spied the Roadrunner in our backyard. He (or she) had come for breakfast and had snared one of the lizards we often see in our yard.  If you've not seen one, the...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 8
The 2020 Carlsbad 5000March 21 and 22 in Carlsbad CA Carlsbad hosts multiple premier athletic events, including the Carlsbad 5000 which is reported to be the world’s fastest 5K run, with a number of world and US records set, and broken, over the years.  Ownership and management of this event chan...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 13
3-Bedroom Homes for Sale in CarlsbadFebruary 2020 Update - Detached Single Family Homes Carlsbad home buyers are often interested in buying a 3-bedroom detached single family home when it’s time to buy a new home, or the first one.   Some Carlsbad buyers are first time home buyers, while others a...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 15
February 2020 Carlsbad Art Wall Mural The first Carlsbad Art Wall (CAW) of 2020 was painted this past weekend, February 15 and 16, by Skechy_Art. Why not check out his Instagram site.  If you live in the area or have visited Carlsbad, it’s likely you have driven by the wall when heading toward th...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 7
4-Bedroom Homes for Sale in Carlsbad February 20, 2020 Market Update Carlsbad home buyers often need more space than a 3-bedroom single family detached home can offer. The reasons vary, of course – an expanding household or multigenerational living, for example. A family member may need a home of...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 6
Single Story Homes for Sale in Carlsbad CA February 19, 2020 Market Update A good number of Carlsbad home buyers are interested in buying single story detached homes when searching for a new place or their first one. The Carlsbad inventory has improved slightly since the beginning of this year bu...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 14
Wordless Wednesday: Sounds of Nature in Carlsbad Just a bit of explanation for what appears to be a blank video - we've had a visitor outside our back door several times recently. The main reason for recording this was to share with the grandkids who immediately figured out what it was.  I called...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 14
Happy Valentine's Day from Carlsbad  It's a big day for Valentine's wishes, flowers, Valentine cards, chocolates, perhaps a meal with a special person or family and friends, special events, and so much more, at least for those who wish to celebrate and do. It's certainly become quite the commerci...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 29
The Flower Fields at Carlsbad RanchOpening Day is March 1, 2020 It’s that time of year again - the popular Flower Fields in Carlsbad CA will open to the public in 3 weeks on Sunday March 1st.   It’s hard to believe so many months have gone by since they closed and the fields turned brown. But in ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 15
What’s the Value of My Carlsbad Home? Carlsbad Market Report for January 2020 As we started off the new decade and new year, the Carlsbad real estate market continues to change, with some shifts from last month and 1 year ago. These data do not include private sales or manufactured/mobile/multi-f...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 35
I've Joined a New Brokerage The changes have been made with the State of California and CRMLS, the official paperwork was completed and approved, and I'm about finished with the on-boarding process at a new brokerage, eXp Realty of California, after 9 years this month with Solutions Real Estate i...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 11
2019 Year-End Housing Market Report for Carlsbad 92011Single Family Detached Homes The housing market in Carlsbad 92011 was busy in 2019, and there were a number of shifts from 2018. In this report we look at the market activity for single family detached homes.  The Carlsbad 92011 area is south ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 12
2019 Year-End Market Report for Carlsbad 92009 (La Costa)Single Family Detached Homes The Carlsbad 92009 housing market was busy in 2019, with some shifts in activity from 2018. Here we look at market statistics for single family detached homes. The 92009 area covers the area South of Palomar Air...

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