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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 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, Inc.)
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What’s the Value of My Cardiff-by-the-Sea Home?  Cardiff Home Sales for December 2020 It’s important for buyers and sellers in the Cardiff real estate market to have accurate and current information about local market conditions in order to make informed buying and selling decisions about Cardiff...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Free Christmas Tree Recycling in CarlsbadUntil January 15, 2021 As they do each year, the City of Carlsbad is offering free, curbside pickup of Christmas trees for Carlsbad residents, along with several drop-off locations, through January 15th.  If you want to use curbside pickup on your regular ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Wordless Wednesday: Holiday Bah Humbug  Every year we drive around to see some of the lights in our area, in addition to taking a walk in the neighborhood. Several neighbors in a condo community we drove through years ago clearly had their own take on the holiday - this is certainly not MY opinio...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Christmas Beauty Along the Coast Road in Carlsbad Every year I take at least 1 drive down the Coast Road (historic Route 101 a.k.a. Carlsbad Boulevard) south from Carlsbad to check out several old trees on the bluff that get decorated, a snare some photos.  I don't go all the way to the Encinitas...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Here’s the Most Recent Carlsbad Art Wall Mural  ~ November 2020 ~ The 4th Carlsbad Art Wall (CAW) mural of 2020, and the 26th overall, was recently painted by Matty Davis. Davis lives in Aspen, CO but in the past was a practicing artist here in Carlsbad Village and was one of the early Artists in...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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State Street Commons in Carlsbad VillageNearing Completion?? The face of Carlsbad Village has changed in many ways in recent years, with a number of residential complexes completed (e.g., SummerHouse, Seagrove, BeachWalk, Carlyle Carlsbad Village, Bungalows 8, Eleven West, and more) or underway (...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Wordless Wednesday: Sunset Crow ShowThe crows were going nuts the other night outside our house...hundreds and hundreds in the trees, on all the neighbors' houses, in driveways, and in the road. It made for an interesting sunset. And a rather noisy one. The recent sunsets have been particularly c...

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 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, Inc.)
Comments 19
2020 Makers Market Crafter’s Showcase Carlsbad Village December 5th It’s almost time for the Makers Market Crafter’s Showcase, sponsored by the Carlsbad Village Association. The 2nd annual event takes place on Saturday, December 5th, from 9 am until 4 pm.  The Makers Market Crafter’s Showcase is ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow! Sounds like Christmas, doesn't it? I was out doing the weekly grocery shopping (and getting a start for Thanksgiving) at Sprouts Farmers Market and they were heavy into the holiday music - "Let it Snow" was playing when I entered the store. This song always ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Carlsbad Village Treasure Huntis Happening Now! The 1st Carlsbad Village Treasure Hunt, sponsored by the Carlsbad Village Association, is underway but there's still plenty of time to participate. If you enjoy a good scavenger hunt you might find this right up your alley. From November 13 through ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Celebrate Small Business Saturday in Carlsbad Village November 28, 2020 It seems the holiday shopping season comes earlier every year. We’ve already had a couple of Black Fridays at some of the stores, with the original Black Friday coming November 27, just 1 week from this coming Friday. And tha...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 9
What’s the Value of My Carlsbad Home? Carlsbad Home Sales for October 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 the ML...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 19
Happy Halloween 2020   This year Halloween is a bit different, for obvious reasons, but we still have lots of decorations. This purple monster is in our neighbors' yard, and of course I had to share a photo and the video with our grandkids! They thought it was terrific. We never had any of this s...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 19
A Fall Day in Carlsbad, CA  It really felt like fall today. The sky was cloudy, there was a cool breeze, and leaves were rustling all over the road when I went to check on my Mom at her condo. There were still lots of leaves on the trees, but many are brown and other colors in those trees that ch...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 11
Beach Life in Carlsbad VillagePrice Improvement Live near 7 miles of Carlsbad beaches, with a spacious home office (or make it your exercise room, or a 3rd bedroom), and all that Carlsbad Village has to offer nearby. Add in a large private roof deck with westerly, sunset and ocean views, a new pr...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Condos and Townhomes for Sale in Carlsbad Village Market Update October 2020 Buyers seeking to move to Carlsbad Village, to retire there, or perhaps acquire a vacation home to enjoy the beach lifestyle, have a number of options, both resale as well as new construction. And of course there is the ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 13
What’s the Value My Carlsbad Home? Carlsbad Market Report for September 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 the ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 12
Throwback Thursday: Do What Ya Gotta Do!  I was scrolling through some old photos on my phone from 2017, and stumbled across this ground squirrel, clearly not confined to the ground, and using a bit of skill to reach the bird feeder in our back yard. Sometimes you do what ya gotta do to get what ...

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