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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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What’s the Value of My Carlsbad Home? Carlsbad Market Report for October 2019 The Carlsbad real estate market continues to change, with several 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 ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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HAPPY HALLOWEEN from Carlsbad CA  It's a spooky night tonight in Carlsbad, with lots of trick or treaters out and about in the dark. Are you prepared?  It's a fun time for all but please be safe if you are out trick or treating.   And if you are out driving PLEASE watch out for those who are out ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Wordless Wednesday: Googly Eyes  We were out taking a morning walk today with our youngest granddaughter, who is almost 2. Given that it's Halloween there are all sorts of decorations in the neighborhood, and she spied these Googly Eyes hiding in the plants just up the street. I need to stop by t...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Q3 2019 Market Report for the Carlsbad 92008 AreaSingle Family Detached Homes The third quarter of 2019 for home sales in the Carlsbad 92008 area was busy, with some market shifts as compared to the same period in 2018. In this market report we specifically look at the sales activity for single f...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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October 2019 Carlsbad Art Wall Mural The Carlsbad Art Wall (CAW) was founded by Carlsbad artist, Bryan Snyder, in 2015, in cooperation with the owner of the popular Mexican restaurant, Senor Grubby’s in Carlsbad Village. The wall provides an opportunity for the residents and visitors to enjoy bea...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Summer Returns to Carlsbad October 20, 2019 You might think the title a bit odd, but it's true...at least in terms of summer weather being back in Carlsbad.  It was 84 both yesterday and again today, and significantly hotter inland, and absolutely gorgeous days to be at the beach. Indeed, many we...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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The Windmill Food Hall is Open in Carlsbad 2019 Carlsbad’s iconic windmill is turning again, after what seemed like well over a year of standing still.  The windmill, built in 1982, is the site of what was once Pea Soup Andersen’s (that closed and later became TGI Friday’s) and now signals someth...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Hoot Hoot - Not 1 but 2 Owls on the Roof  We had a wonderful owl experience tonight at our house in Carlsbad, although the photo is not great. We have been hearing the Great Horned Owls daily for weeks, but don't see them. This evening, as it was getting dark, I heard an owl that sounded really c...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Housing Market Update for Q3 2019 for Carlsbad 92010Single Family Homes The Carlsbad 92010 area includes the communities of Calavera Hills, Tamarack Point, The Summit, The Foothills at Carlsbad (with multiple neighborhoods), Spinnaker Hill, Pacific Estates, Carlsbad Meadows, Tanglewood (condos), ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Enjoy the Pumpkin Patch and Corn MazeCarlsbad Strawberry Company, Carlsbad The annual Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze is open at the Carlsbad Strawberry Company in Carlsbad until November 2nd. No question the Carlsbad Strawberry Company is best known for its strawberries; you can buy already picked o...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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45th Annual Carlsbad Village Faire 2019 November 3rd in Carlsbad Fall is a popular time for outdoor events in Carlsbad. We’ve already had the popular Oktoberfest Fall Festival and the Super Hero Obstacle Race this past weekend, with the Pumpkin Plunge at the Alga Norte Aquatics Center coming up o...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Wordless Wednesday: Carlsbad Art and Antique Mall is No More  The sad news for many in Carlsbad is that this iconic collection of vendor booths for art, antiques, collectibles, and so much more - here for several decades - along with the Mas Fina Cantina, a yoga studio and a jewelry store, will b...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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What’s the Value of My Carlsbad Home? Carlsbad Market Report for September 2019 The Carlsbad real estate market continues to change, with several 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 fro...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Carlsbad Halloween Pumpkin Plunge 2019Alga Norte Aquatic Center in La Costa Fall is here, stores are jammed with Halloween stuff, pumpkin patches are open, and it’s just a little over 2 weeks to the Pumpkin Plunge in Carlsbad. The annual floating pumpkin patch is held at the Alga Norte Community ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Carlsbad Celebrates 2019 Halloween in the Village The 2nd Annual Halloween in the Village takes place in Carlsbad on Saturday October 26th from 3:00 to 6:00 pm, with fun for all including a Doggie Costume Contest at 4:00.   The Carlsbad Village Association does a wonderful job of promoting busine...

By Genevieve Anton, National Real Estate Marketing Firm
(Anton Communications)
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When you’ve made the decision to move your family to a new location, you may have to “sell” your kids on the idea, so they can be as excited as you. If you’ve chosen Carlsbad as your new family home, you’re in luck…there are so many places to visit and explore, your kids will be impatiently waiti...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Good Morning Last Day of Summer 2019 Looking out from our back patio It's hard to believe summer is over today and that the first day of Fall is tomorrow! Where did it go? Tomorrow, September 23rd, is the Autumnal Equinox, when the day and night are of approximately equal duration. No doubt you h...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Throwback Thursday: Bee Swarm in La Costa Carlsbad  I've seen a few swarms of bees over the years, back in New England and here in Southern California. Perhaps you have, too!.  But this was the most amazing. The bees collected into this huge cone in a pine tree at our first house here in Carlsbad...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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2019 Museum Day in San Diego is September 21 Means FREE Museum Admission Do you need something fun to do this Saturday? Something FREE?! This coming Saturday, September 21st, is Museum Day, in San Diego, in California, and in all 50 states. Don't forget that our 2-day art festival, ArtWalk Carlsb...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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2019 Taste of Carlsbad VillageOctober 10th from 5 until 8 pm The Annual Taste of Carlsbad Village will be here soon, and excitement is mounting for this fun and tasty event, sponsored by Mission Federal Credit Union. Carlsbad food lovers will get to spend 3 hours on THURSDAY OCTOBER 10 between 5 ...

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