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.



Our tradition, for many years, has been to go out and cut down our Christmas tree (actually for many years it has been two - the regular tree and a special tree, usually in the kitchen for our collection of bird ornaments). I'm not sure how many years it has been but certainly 20 or so. The appea...
Making a move to a new community across the country or several states away is a challenge in many ways. It becomes more difficult when the area is vastly different from your current home, you don't have a good idea of where you want to live, and you cannot easily explore the area personally. But ...
One of our favorite, and closely observed, traditions during the holiday season is making honey lebkuchen, an old German recipe passed down through the generations in my wife's family. The recipe we use, and follow religiously, is her great great grandmother's. The cookies are always mixed and ma...
The holiday season is once again upon us, a time of celebrations, family traditions, shopping to take care of, events to attend, parties to plan and enjoy, and a wealth of activities and memories that make the holidays special, no matter how you celebrate or what holiday is meaningful to you. Giv...
Cardiff, more formally known as Cardiff by the Sea, is a charming beach town just north of Solana Beach in San Diego's North County. Known for years as a surfing town, this small community's history is evident with several surf shops, the surfing statue on the Coast Road, and folks along the coas...
As many of you likely know, whether you read this blog regularly or not, the Southern California area is known for terrific surfing. Though I am a non-surfer, I know enough to recognize areas like Cardiff, Swami's Beach in Encinitas, and other areas as being top-areas for surfing.     Cardiff (m...
Green space in Southern California, particularly in areas that have been built up, and in our desert climate, is precious, and enjoyed by many folks in lots of ways, especially those living in condos, apartments, and homes with little or no outdoor space to enjoy. There is something about a park ...
As a confirmed foodie, dining out and find new places to enjoy is a favorite pastime. Despite living in Carlsbad, with a terrific list of eateries to experience, I often venture beyond the Carlsbad boundaries, either by invitation or because of things I have heard.  I am learning more and more ab...
The title is intended to be ironic, and not to refer to the song by the Baha Men (you can read them here, and see several videos on YouTube). The rant is about showing homes where dogs live. Carlsbad or anywhere else. The issue (an exception, fortunately) I have run into more than once now are sh...
As a buyer or seller in the Cardiff real estate market, having data about the current market conditions will enable you to be an informed decision regarding what to do with regard to buying a home in Cardiff, or selling your Cardiff home. The media reports report data on a regional basis, rather...

Jeff Dowler CRS

Carlsbad CA Homes for Sale (760) 840-1360
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