Carlsbad Homes for Sale & Real Estate Tidbits From The Southern California Relocation Dude

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The Southern California Relocation Dude, originally from Boston, shares what he knows about Carlsbad and other North San Diego County communities. Whether you are interested in specific Carlsbad neighborhoods, things to do (e.g, shopping, touristy stuff, recreation, dining), or the local housing market conditions, you'll find it here. Search for Carlsbad homes for sale (other areas, too), learn about new neighborhoods, and get the scoop on the things YOU should know about buying and selling your Carlsbad home. And if you are planning a relocation to or from the area, you'll find lots of tips about relocation, whether you are a buyer or a seller.

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2008 

La Jolla, California, a few miles north of San Diego, is an incredibly beautiful community nestled along the blue Pacific, with terrific views of the ocean and the Southern California coastline. The town has been compared to the Amalfi Coast in Southern Italy, with homes cascading down the hills...
10/31/2008
Many folks are not aware that a second power plant has been proposed for the Carlsbad coast, in addition to the new desalination plant. The California Energy Commission is responsible for making the final decision about the power plant being proposed by NWG West (they also developed the power pla...
10/31/2008
Buyers who are seeking to acquire a short sale deal here in the Carlsbad area (or nearby, or what is perceived as a deal...listen up. You need a checklist before you get started, so you can be sure you WANT to jump through all the short sale hoops. And thinking that possibly you don't have one, h...
10/29/2008
Before we get started, let me say for the record that I am NOT an REO expert. Far from it. But I am working on it. So any of you out there who have pearls of wisdom to share regarding your REO experiences, please share. We can all (and should) learn more. Folks here in Southern California have a ...
10/29/2008
There have been many issues that have arisen as the result of the increasing short sales, foreclosures, and REOs in communities throughout the country. Property values have dropped Appraisals come in low resulting in deal falling apart or needing renegotiation "Stephen King" pools are common lead...
10/27/2008
Imagine missing one leg, or both. Or an arm, or both. How about both arms and legs? What if you were confined to a wheelchair, partially paralyzed? Can you imagine what life might be like? There are lots of folks who DO know what it's like. And they don't let it stop them from enjoying life and b...
10/26/2008
It's hard to believe that another year has gone by and it's time again for the Carlsbad Street Faire. And the quiet streets of carlsbad Village (below) will become a throng of people and booths. The Carlsbad Street Faire takes place semi-annually (March and November) and the fall version is upon ...
10/25/2008
Yep, these are some scary times here in Carlsbad, California, and nearby too. It's all over the media, and it's visible just about any place you drive. Halloween is just around the corner, and once again there are a boatload of things to do to enjoy our scariest holiday. Here in Carlsbad we have ...
10/25/2008
This Sunday in La Jolla California is a very special day. It's the Tour de Cove. The Tour de Cove is a significant fund raising event for the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF). Monies raised benefits CAH who helps folks with physical challenge pursue active ifestyle through physical fitness an...
10/23/2008
Where in the world is Seth Godin? Only he knows for sure. But perhaps, with all the reblogs of this post he'll drop by to review our very own Margaret Rome's book. And now with 18 or so reblogs...must be an AR recordHi folks. My good friend and fellow ActiveRainer, Margaret Rome, is getting close...
10/23/2008
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