Carlsbad, CA Real Estate News

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
2022 Makers Market Series Continues in Carlsbad Village The Carlsbad Makers Market has been a popular event in Carlsbad Village for a few years. Indeed 2022 is the 6th year! The Makers Market has expanded due to the popularity and now includes multiple events each year including a special Holiday Showcase during the holidays. This popular artisan series will continue in 2022 with Makers Markets on the 1st Saturdays in March, April and June. The Makers Market is FREE to attend and there are several dozen or so artisans participating. Of course you’ll want to bring credit cards or cash so you can shop to your heart’s content !  They have designed the Carlsbad Makers Market to be as Covid-safe as possible. It takes place outdoors on the campus of St. Michael’s By-the-Sea Episcopal Church, ...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Follow Your Heart Blown Glass Treasure Hunt~  Carlsbad Village  ~ The 2nd Annual Follow Your Heart Blown Glass Treasure Hunt in Carlsbad Village is coming in February. If you’re looking for something fun to do that will get you outdoors this may be just the thing. The Carlsbad Village Association and Barrio Glassworks are sponsoring this fun treasure hunt on February 12th and 13th. The treasure hunt begins at 10 am on Saturday and ends at 4 pm on Sunday. This could be a good opportunity to spend time in Carlsbad Village! You can shop while hunting down glass hearts! February is American Heart Month, and Valentine’s Day is the day after the event concludes. What could be more appropriate than a heart-themed treasure hunt? Here’s how it works. 50 colorful hand-blown glass hearts created a...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Give Blood in Carlsbad Village February 12, 2021 Here’s another opportunity for Carlsbad residents to help our community, and specifically the San Diego Blood Bank, with their need for blood donations. The 5th Annual Heart of the Village Blood Drive will be held in Carlsbad Village on Saturday, February 12th from 10 am until 3 pm. The blood drive will take place at the Barrio Glassworks at 3060 Roosevelt Street. Blood donations will be taken at the San Diego Blood Bank Bloodmobile in the parking lot. Over 130 pints have been donated through the previous Heart of the Village Blood Drive events! The Carlsbad Village Association is the sponsor. All donations are by Appointment Only, preferably in advance, but last minute appointments may be available that day. You can reserve a donation ap...
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By Dennis and Sunshine Smith - REALTOR®, Making a Difference 4U in San Diego Real Estate
(RE/MAX Connections)
Carlsbad's home values are skyrocketing. Despite the economic uncertainty from the pandemic, home prices in San Diego’s ocean view homes are soaring, and this will not stop until at least next year, according to a  robust market analysis from Zillow. Your home value in Carlsbad, CA, is well above the median home value in the United States. The median home value of the properties in Carlsbad is $1,227,078.Do you want to learn more about the home values in Carlsbad, CA? Keep reading!What is the average real estate appreciation rate in California?The annual real estate appreciation rate in Carlsbad is 29.4%, according to Zillow. The median price rate for single homes is 19% for the entire San Diego, CA area. Based on the report Norada gained from the C.A.R., inventory shortage causes price...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Carlsbad Marathon is Sunday January 16, 2022 The Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon will take place on Sunday January 16th, in our beautiful village by the sea. Don’t forget that’s also the Martin Luther King holiday weekend - officially Monday the 17th! If you are a distance runner perhaps you are finishing your training for the upcoming Carlsbad Marathon and Half Marathon. Or one of the other races that are offered! The Carlsbad Marathon is a very popular running event, and is a qualifying race for the famous Boston Marathon. No doubt there are plenty of runners from other areas of the US, and perhaps internationally, who are planning on this world-class event as in the past! The Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon also offers a Double Down Challenge. This is 2 races, fir...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
What’s the Value of My Carlsbad Home? Carlsbad Market Report for December 2021 The Carlsbad real estate market continues to shift, with some changes from last month and 1 year ago. These data do not include private sales, mobile homes or multi-family housing (the numbers are derived from the MLS and are believed to be accurate at the time they are reported but are not guaranteed). Media reports typically speak in general terms, and therefore do not reflect the local Carlsbad housing market conditions. Current data, and analysis, about the local market conditions benefit you so you can make well-informed purchase and/or sale decisions about Carlsbad homes for sale. READ MORE ABOUT CARLSBADCarlsbad Village by the Sea 124 homes sold in Carlsbad in December (92008, 92009, 92010 and 92011), ...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
  Wishing you a prosperous, healthy and Happy New Year 2022, in all aspects of your life, and for all those who are special to you.  May 2022 exceed all your hopes, dreams and expectations.  "What the new year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the new year.” —Vern McLellan  “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” — C.S. Lewis "If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude." - Maya Angelou   
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Discovering my Relocation Niche Or Did it Discover Me? When I think of those who advise, backed by experience, on the value of having a niche, or maybe more than one, I first think of  Liz and Bill Spear  (aka BLiz) in Ohio. If you are not already following this AR Ambassador (Bill) for the wisdom he shares in each weekly Ask an Ambassador post, you really should. Now! Bill and Liz are successful Realtors in Ohio north of Cincinnati, and they certainly know their market, and the patio home niche they blog about and service. It’s good learning for us all! Bill has posted about having a niche multiple times, and he has plenty of success to back-up what he’s talking about. I’ve had 4 major relocations (in addition to multiple smaller moves locally and regionally) – Michigan to Boston, Bost...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Carlsbad Offers Free Christmas Tree Recycling December 27 through January 14, 2022 Christmas is now past, and some may already be thinking about taking down the holiday tree. As they do each year, the City of Carlsbad is offering free, curbside pickup of Christmas trees for Carlsbad residents beginning today and through January 14th. Curbside pickup will be on the regular trash pick-up day. Christmas trees should be placed at the end of the driveway next to your green waste bin. Be sure to remove all decorations, lights, tinsel and tree stands before recycling. If possible you should cut the tree and place it in the Green Waste recycling bin for pick-up.  If your tree is taller than 6 feet it must be cut in half and placed next to the green waste bin. NOTE: Trees that are flocked cannot...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Carlsbad Holiday Lights in our Neighborhood We were out doing some late shopping, in the rain (yay, we need it sooo badly, so cannot complain!) and took a drive through the neighborhood to see the lights. There are quite a lot of them. But THIS house was extra special, with all sorts of animated lights.  You can see more photos and a couple videos of the animation on my Instagram site. We shared them with the grandkids and of course they loved them.
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Two Holiday Trees in Carlsbad for 2021Carlsbad has 2 very different holiday trees.The first is the annual holiday tree at the entrance to the Village Faire shopping center in the heart of downtown, and visible to those driving down Carlsbad Village Drive, and of course shoppers. It's been a tradition for several decades to celebrate the annual lighting of the tree along with holiday music and performances that vary each year. This year the celebration was on Sunday December 5th.The second tree is a tradition of sorts as well. This one is located on the bluff above the ocean several miles south of the Village. The tree is pretty old and without leaves - I'm not even sure what kind of tree it is - and each year is decorated, presumably by residents. It's always fun to see and I often see ...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Saturday Smiles - Nature's Beauty  I took an amaryllis to my Mom a week ago when I went to visit as I do twice per week - I normally take fresh flowers (and fresh baked cookies) but we thought this would be nice for the holidays.  It wasn't open at the time, but when I visited the other day this was what greeted me. Mother Nature can certainly awe us with beauty.
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Neighborhood InformationSeabright is a picturesque suburban community located at the southern tip of Carlsbad, California. The community, which is located north of Poinsettia Park, comprises a total of 110 individual housing lots available for purchase. This premium neighborhood is a well-established cul-de-sac subdivision that offers a superb range of well-built single-family residences in a peaceful setting. Please do not hesitate to contact me or sign up for our newsletter if you would like to get current market reports on new listings in the subdivision as they become available. Seabright is a highly desirable upscale enclave that is home to some of the most exquisite residences in the entire region. Only one house had entered the market and been sold in 2021, demonstrating that the...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Neighborhood InformationSea Cliff is a gorgeous gated community in Carlsbad, California, located in the southwestern portion of the city. Located within the Poinsettia master-planned neighborhood, the subdivision is one of the numerous residential projects constructed in the area.  Residents can take advantage of the myriad of family-friendly facilities in the surrounding region in addition to the amenities available inside the community. There are multiple educational institutions in the immediate vicinity, and the beach is only a short drive to the western segment of the neighborhood. If you're looking for a well-priced premium subdivision with a modest homeowner's association, Sea Cliff may be an appealing alternative for you to consider. If you require assistance locating properties...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Neighborhood InformationRobertson Ranch is a luxury residential complex in Carlsbad, California. The neighborhood features three types of properties available in the region, including single-family houses, apartments, and a private subdivision with upscale hacienda-style properties. If you are interested in discovering more about any of the available or new properties in the subdivision, we would be pleased to notify you of any new or available properties in the community. This brand new home complex, completed in the late 2010s, is located in Robertson Ranch. Luxury served as a primary influence on the development of the area, which includes some of the most spectacular Toll Brothers home models. A series of green spaces are constructed between the developments, providing homeowners wi...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Neighborhood InformationRancho Carrillo is a sprawling residential community on the outskirts of Carlsbad, California, on the eastern fringe of the city. With its location directly next to the city's bustling metropolitan districts, Rancho Carrillo is a beautiful bedroom neighborhood conveniently located near several commercial developments. The area is also located adjacent to educational institutions and many retail establishments, making it an excellent choice for purchasers looking to purchase a move-in-ready house for their family near several conveniences. You can contact me via email or phone if you need assistance locating a property in Rancho Carrillo or other adjacent neighborhoods. Rancho Carrillo is ideally situated on the periphery of East Carlsbad's central economic distri...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Neighborhood InformationLaguna Riviera is a charming residential area in Carlsbad, California, nestled in the Old Carlsbad district. The area is conveniently located near Carlsbad Village, which encompasses the city's principal business sector. Tamarack Surf Beach, which is located nearby, is a popular tourist destination, and the famed shopping center is a must-see for visitors. If you require assistance in locating a house in the region and would prefer to work with a knowledgeable local realtor, I am available to assist you. For any real estate-related questions about the community, please don't hesitate to contact me directly. Laguna Riviera is a well-established subdivision, with homes built during the real estate boom of the late twentieth century. Families wishing to acquire a pr...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Neighborhood InformationLa Costa is a well-developed neighborhood in Carlsbad, California, located in the southeastern portion of the city. La Costa is positioned on the boundary of Leucadia and Encinitas, at a prime location close to several recreational facilities in and around the neighborhood, making it a popular community for potential homebuyers. In 1965, thousands of hectares of land were transformed into golf courses and residential areas, marking the beginning of the area's development. The hamlet of La Costa has grown into a well-established neighborhood that is home to some of the most wealthy families in the region. If you are interested in the community and would like to understand more about it, please do not hesitate to contact our team, and we will be happy to assist you...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Neighborhood InformationLa Costa Oaks South is a component of the La Costa master-planned development in Carlsbad, California, located on the city's southeastern side. Residents of La Costa Oaks South benefit from being close to one of the city's most important business and recreational centers, which allows them to access a number of significant facilities within the community quickly. Because of the abundance of outstanding schools in the surrounding area, the community is a fantastic choice for first-time homeowners looking to purchase a move-in-ready house for their families. Consider contacting our team for your real estate requirements if you would like a complete list of available listings in the neighborhood or if you would like to receive updates on new homes coming onto the ma...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Neighborhood InformationCasero is a modest subdivision in Carlsbad, California, that sits in the northern region of the Camino Hills neighborhood. An exclusive residential area developed in 2015, Casero offers an excellent array of exceptional premium single-family homes in a desirable neighborhood. Casero is ideal for potential homebuyers seeking discreet cul de sac residence in a convenient spot close to downtown.Residents of Casero may enjoy a private living environment because the homes are well-spaced from one another and have fenced backyards, which provides a safe and secure setting for them. The streets are relatively spacious, with plenty of room for street-level parking, ideal for large families who require an extra parking space. When you have some free time, you can use the ...
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