San Marcos, CA Real Estate News

By Lorraine or Loretta Kratz, Certified Negotiation Consultants
(Crescent Moon Realty, Inc. & Land N Sea Auctions.)
I happen to be one of those agents that loves numbers, so the other day while I was listening to the third time the story of the agent that is being sued locally play out on TV, I thought I would look at how the sales are doing in my own backyard.San Marcos has two zip codes and that is how sales are broken down.Zip code 92078---- Active listing for the month of January to date in Residential Detach is 56                           Sold for the month of January 2008 is                                              13Rate of sales is approximately 23% Zip Code 92069---Active listing for the mon of January to date in Residential Detach is     44                              Sold for the month of January 2008  is                                           8Rate of sales is approximately 17.3%...
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By Dusty Brazil- San Marcos CA Realtor San Marcos Bank Owned Homes Buyers Agent
(San Marcos Real Estate, Short Sales & Bank Owned Homes)
                                      Want to find San Marcos Bank Owned Homes for Sale? Looking for a great deal on some San Marcos Real Estate? Right now there are a ton  bargains on San Marcos Bank Owened Homes, Short Sales and Foreclosures. If you are considering buying a home for sale in San Marcos Ca, start your San Marcos Real Estate Search Here. If you only want to see a list of Bank Owned homes in particular San Marcos Neighborhoods, Email me our criteria @ realestatequestion@yahoo.com  CONTACT A SAN MARCOS REALTOR ! CALL OR EMAIL NOW!                      You can also get www.BankOwnedHomesByEmail.com Perhaps you are facing foreclosure in San Marcos and need to pull off a Short Sale to avoid Foreclosure. If you have questions about the Short Sale process, please contact me.   ...
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By Jeff Cole, Homes For Sale 360-316-1177
(Realogics Sotheby's International Realty)
Priced to Sell. Bank Owned 4 bedroom 2.5 bath with granite counter tops in the kitchen, stainless appliances and recessed lighting. Fireplace in the family room, low maintenance backyard with fountain. Features built-ins in office space and upstairs laundry room and buil-in linen storage.$2500 buyer incentive!$385,900 
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By Dusty Brazil- San Marcos CA Realtor San Marcos Bank Owned Homes Buyers Agent
(San Marcos Real Estate, Short Sales & Bank Owned Homes)
San Marcos CA Homes For Sale: Popular Neighborhoods in San Marcos including, San Elijo Hills, Discovery Hills, Buenavida, Discovery Meadows, Rancho Dorado, Santa Fe Hills,  Hey San Marcos CA Home Shoppers! Are you looking for San Marcos Homes for sale, real estate, condos, townhomes, and or a San Marcos Realtor? Here is the best place to find what you are looking for quickly with no sales pitch! Search all San Marcos MLS Listings here THEN contact me to schedule showings or to schedule a listing appointment.           If you are familiar with San Marcos Real Estate, then you might know  of some of the popular neighborhoods and subdivisions. Search San Marcos Real Estate and Homes for sale here or click on one of the subdivisions below. If you are not familiar with the San Marcos real es...
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By Margaret Hokkanen, → Carlsbad Real Estate
(SurfTheTurf.com, Inc.)
Here's an example of an expired listing in San Marcos (San Elijo Hills).  It had a great back yard.  We attributed the expiration on the market - there were quite a few homes in San Elijo Hills where the owners were upside down, and there was a short sale next door.  All you can do is do your best in marketing; you can't change the external circumstances. I thought we did a fine job on the photography and the brochure.  Anyway, I think it is a good example of a Calistoga/San Elijo Hills property.Margaret Hokkanen, Carlsbad Real Estate
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
San Elijo Hills is a visionary, award-winning master planned community in southwest San Marcos. Built on the highest point in San Diego's North County, the community offers dramatic views of the ocean and coastline, backcountry, mountains and incredible sunsets.And right now is a pretty time to explore this community.Buyers are attracted to this new subdivision because of the prices (as compared to neighboring Carlsbad and Encinitas), the views, and the community itself, with its own schools, town center, and the feel of a New England town.San Elijo Hills is organized into multiple neighborhoods (some of which are gated). Multiple builders collaborated in the creation of this community, with homes that vary in size, style, price, amenities, lot size and views. Some of the communities ha...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
        I have had lots of folks visit the posts I wrote about the master planned community of San Eljio Hills in San Marcos, including the most upscale neighborhood under construction (the highest point in the community). San Elijo Hills has received a lot of attention...not surprising given the location (fabulous coastal views from the highest point in North County), the design of the community, the diversity of home styles and prices, and much more. I have also had a bunch of inquiries from interested buyers - not surprising given what this community has to offer. A downtown area reminiscent of a New England Village, the town center with fountain and park, two new schools, athletic facilities including a terrific ball field, and much more. The Albertsons is under constructionand ther...
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By Dusty Brazil- San Marcos CA Realtor San Marcos Bank Owned Homes Buyers Agent
(San Marcos Real Estate, Short Sales & Bank Owned Homes)
 San Marcos CA REAL ESTATE, SAN MARCOS HOMES FOR SALE, HOMES IN SAN MARCOS CA, San Marcos Properties, San Marcos Realtors                                             Check out my San Elijo Hills San Marcos Real Estate Site www.DustyBrazil.com 1 • 2 • 3 • 4 • 5 • 6 • 7 • 8 • 9 • 10   Listings 1 - 10 of 835, matching Search Results for SAN MARCOS, CA, sorted by city in descending order, then price in descending order. SAN MARCOS, CAProperty ID:$4,500,000Lots/LandMLS ID: 061099319  9 Acres  SAN MARCOS, CAProperty ID:$3,850,000Lots/LandMLS ID: 066097450  4.33 Acres  SAN MARCOS, CAProperty ID:$3,400,000Lots/LandMLS ID: 071073467  22.5 Acres  SAN MARCOS, CAProperty ID:$2,000,000Lots/LandMLS ID: 074049692  22.7 Acres  SAN MARCOS, CAProperty ID:$1,899,000Lots/LandMLS ID: 071035512  2.92 Acres  ...
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By Dusty Brazil- San Marcos CA Realtor San Marcos Bank Owned Homes Buyers Agent
(San Marcos Real Estate, Short Sales & Bank Owned Homes)
San Elijo Hills Real Estate and Homes For SaleSan Elijo Hills- Search San Elijo Hills Real Estate and Homes for sale Old Creek Ranch- Nearby Community of San Elijo HillsOld Creek Ranch is located right off of Rancho Sante Fe Road and at the South End of Melrose at the foothills of San Elijo Hills. Old Creek Ranch offers a ton of features.. see below! Literally! San Elijo Hills Real-Estate  |  SEH NEIGHBORHOODS!  |  http://www.c21dusty.com/  |  CarlsbadNeighborhoods.com   |  EncinitasNeighborhoods.com  |  About Me  |  My Blogs  |  For Sellers  |  SanElijoHillsLife.com  |  San Marcos Unified School District website  |  Google.com  |  Yahoo.com  |  MAPQUEST.com  ( North County SD)  |  San Elijo Hills Realtors  |  San Elijo Hills Dog Walkers .com   |  ZIP CODE MAP  |  San Elijo- San Marcos ...
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By Dusty Brazil- San Marcos CA Realtor San Marcos Bank Owned Homes Buyers Agent
(San Marcos Real Estate, Short Sales & Bank Owned Homes)
 Current Properties for sale in San Elijo Hills, San Elijo Hills Real Estate, Homes for sale, Condos, MLS Listings, San Marcos Realtor  Here is a link to my website that has all the current homes for sale in San Elijo Hills. Please take a loook and let me know if you would like me to answer any questions, help you tour the home inside, or help you sell your current home and perhaps buy another. CLICK LINK TO SEE ALL THE HOMES!!http://www.dustybrazil.com/content/listings.html?city=SAN+MARCOS&state=CA&searchby=citystate&subdivision=SAN+ELIJO
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By Dusty Brazil- San Marcos CA Realtor San Marcos Bank Owned Homes Buyers Agent
(San Marcos Real Estate, Short Sales & Bank Owned Homes)
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Have you heard of new urbanism? Or Smart Growth? Do you have a clue as to what these are or how they impact us? Are these some cute new buzzwords in the real estate world? Not at all!Chances are you may have heard of one of these already. But if not, you likely will. And you will be hearing more and more, as single buildings as well as municipalities around the country embrace the new urbanism emphasis on design for communities which are livable, with greater appreciation for environmental impact, ecology and energy efficiency. And Smart Growth initiatives, such as in Carlsbad, will become more widespread in order to cope with population growth, traffic, and resources in our communities by focusing on improved planning and development.New urbanism is a school of thought based on urban a...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
San Elijo Hills now has a better connection to San Marcos, both on the east and west. The extension of San Elijo Road, which had previously run just from Rancho Santa Fe Road into San Elijo Hills (to the northeast end of the development) is now connected to Twin Oaks Valley Road over near the San Marcos campus of California State University.       This newly opened 2 mile road allows for improved commuting, and a much faster route to get into the heart of San Marcos and for those commuting west to Escondido, to the 78, or to the I-15 freeway to head north to Riverside or south to San Diego. The new road probably saves 15 to 20 minutes of commuting time.       Opened on September 5 after 15 years in the planning stages, residents can now enter and leave the community from the east and th...
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By Lorraine or Loretta Kratz, Certified Negotiation Consultants
(Crescent Moon Realty, Inc. & Land N Sea Auctions.)
Oh, I just received a call from a client that is looking for a home here in San Diego, and like all buyers she is looking for a deal/steal. She is well verus with Zillow and Realtor.com. She is interested in only homes that are price aggressively and wants to work with a motivated seller.  Here is the kicker, when I started my research on homes in the area's she would like, I was amazed at how many homes, are still 50% over what the market will handle. The agents have all used the buss words, that trigger, other agents to think that they have a well priced home, and a motivated seller. I am shocked and surprised when I spoke with some of these agents and his/her reply was, bring me an offer and I will see what I can do. On this one particular home I indicated to the agent that the most ...
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By Dusty Brazil- San Marcos CA Realtor San Marcos Bank Owned Homes Buyers Agent
(San Marcos Real Estate, Short Sales & Bank Owned Homes)
San Marcos Opens Twin Oaks Road to San Elijo Hills! The road is located where California State University San Marcos ( CSUSM ) is off 78 Freeway and Twin Oaks, it will now connect the city  of San Marcos ca with the new master planned community, San Elijo Hills. This will have many affects on the community as a whole and for many commuters who have to travel around the hill and use Rancho Santa Fe road. Check out all the news here.  Looking for that perfect Home for Sale in San Elijo Hills, San Marcos Ca? If so, you have found a great spot to get local photos, videos, neighborhood profiles and links to all the new home developments and lots more. San Marcos Real Estate is booming right now despite the overall slump that the San Diego County market is facing.  If you are a local in the a...
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By Lorraine or Loretta Kratz, Certified Negotiation Consultants
(Crescent Moon Realty, Inc. & Land N Sea Auctions.)
Todays real estate market in the local San Diego area is going thru a unbelieveable transition, from a seller's market to a buyer's market. With homes staying on the market longer and sellers reducing their price at least three times, it has become essential to offer another tool in which the seller and buyer can explore selling and buying real estate and that is the auction style of selling or the Accelerated Real Estate Marketing method. There are many benefits to selling auction style: Here are a few:Auctions create competition among buyers.Generates excitment and heightens buyers interest.Gives the seller the most exposure in the shortest period of time.Auction style brings buyers to a point of decision.Seller's can select a date by which to sell.Many times the seller realizes a hig...
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By Dusty Brazil- San Marcos CA Realtor San Marcos Bank Owned Homes Buyers Agent
(San Marcos Real Estate, Short Sales & Bank Owned Homes)
  SELL A HOME IN SAN MARCOS CA WITH DUSTY BRAZIL CENTURY 21 UNITED BROKERSNeed a Realtor in San Marcos California? Thinking of selling you Home in San Marcos Ca? Need a CMA of the value of your home before considering selling it? At Century 21 United Brokersin San Marcos Ca, we are ready willing to help you for any of your real estate needs in North County San Diego.    ( This is a photo of the downtown clock-tower at San Elijo Hills San Marcos CA)  ( This is a photo of La Costa Lagoon on a hazy evening driving down the hills before sunset, on a clear evening you see nothing but blue ocean from left to right)San Marcosis the fastest growing city in all San Diego and is a popular destination for new families and college students due to the location of Cal State San Marcos University, loc...
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By Roberta Murphy, Carlsbad Real Estate and Homes
(San Diego Previews Real Estate)
  Fellow agent Eve Sieminski and I attended the San Marcos City Council Meeting last Tuesday evening.  What we hears and saw--and what was approved--should enhance the appeal of San Marcos enormously.Following the meeting, (which ran from 6 pm until after 11), Eve filed the following report for our San Diego Real Estate site: San Marcos, CA (92078,92069) is a thriving and abundant city in San Diego’s prime North County. It offers many well-planned subdivisions, excellent schools, great shopping and restaurants, and a beach-close location that maintains moderate temperatures year round. San Marcos seems to have it all, until one discovers there is no downtown San Marcos. But that may be just as well. On Tuesday evening, July 24, 2007, the San Marcos City Council agreed to move forward wi...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
San Elijo Hills is an award-winning master planned community built atop the highest point in North Country San Diego, beginning around 2002. While a good portion of the community is fully developed and occupied, there are still 5 neighborhoods that are being developed, in various stages of completion. San Elijo Hills is highly desirable due to its coastal location, fabulous views, new elementary school, town center, and the overall vision and philosophy that forms the basis of its creation as a community for the people - a town where people can get to know one another, with small parks and community activities (e.g., ball games, movies at night in the summer), and the ability, for many, to walk to the center to enjoy the local café, go to the post office or visit with friends. A new gr...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Gardening and landscaping is a big deal in Southern California, with the year-round weather conditions. One of the better places to shop for your garden is Green Thumb Nursery in San Marcos. Located along San Marcos Boulevard, heading toward Escondido, this nursery has a fine reputation in the area for the quality of plantings, planters, fountains, gardening supplies, outdoor furniture and helpful, knowledgeable staff.This nursery offers something for everyone, and even the most knowledgeable gardener will likely run across plants they have not seen before, although certainly every plant that is adaptable to the Southern California climate is not found here. Staff is especially helpful for those gardeners who are brand new or have limited knowledge about what will grow. They can also an...
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