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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
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Bringing Some Joy to Your Day from the Carlsbad Flower Fields The Carlsbad Flower Fields are a joy to behold every year, from March 1 through Mother's Day. This year is a bit different due to the coronavirus, with the venue closing on March 17th until further notice.  But we can still enjoy the f...

By Jason E. Gordon, Sr. Loan Officer, CMPS, CDLP, CDRE, RCS-D, CDPE
(AmeriFirst Financial Inc, San Diego, CA)
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As a Mortgage Professional who has originated residential mortgage loans for 20+ years, I can definitively say that I have NEVER had a Borrower who wanted a HIGH Interest Rate, nor have I ever worked with a Borrower who wanted High Fees (i.e. Non-Recurring Closing Costs). With the above in mind, ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 10
What’s my Escondido Home Worth? Escondido Real Estate Market in February 2020 Escondido is an inland community in North San Diego County, about 20 miles from the beaches, depending on your route, and just east of San Marcos. It’s important for buyers and sellers in the Escondido housing market to...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 19
Coastal Living in the Quaint Coastal Village of Carlsbad~ Beach Life plus Urban Amenities ~ The opportunity to live in an urban setting, just steps away from all that quaint and charming Carlsbad Village has to offer, and enjoy the coveted beach life all year-round (with some views from your roof...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 1
What’s the Value of My Rancho Santa Fe Home? Rancho Santa Fe Real Estate Market Report February 2020 Buyers and sellers in the Rancho Santa Fe real estate market should have up to date information about current local market conditions in order to make educated decisions about Rancho Santa Fe home...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 4
What's the Value of My La Jolla Home? La Jolla Real Estate Market February 2020 The La Jolla real estate market is one of the most expensive in San Diego County. If you take a virtual tour of La Jolla (see link below), or visit in real life, you will readily see why this is so. As a buyer or sell...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 14
Goodbye Carlsbad Village Art & Antique MallYou Will be Missed! It seems like just a few weeks ago that I learned about the future demise of the Carlsbad Village Art and Antique Mall. In reality it was last fall when I first heard about this.  This quirky, fun-looking set of buildings has housed m...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 14
Earth Month Celebrations in Carlsbad April 2020  As many other communities will do, Carlsbad will celebrate Earth Month in April 2020, with a number of events for residents. Here’s the schedule of Carlsbad’s Earth Month events – be sure to add them to your calendar so you don’t miss out! Saturday...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 2
What's the Value of My Oceanside Home? Oceanside Real Estate Market Report for February 2020 The Oceanside real estate market continues to evolve. This market report does not include private sales or manufactured, mobile, or multifamily housing; the numbers are taken from the MLS and are believed...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 9
What’s the Value of My Del Mar Home? Del Mar Home Sales in February 2020 Del Mar, a small coastal town in North San Diego County, is one of our more expensive communities. Del Mar so far holds the record for the most expensive property sold publicly in the MLS (at about $48,000,000).  This oceanf...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 4
What’s the Value of my Solana Beach Home?Solana Beach Real Estate Market Report for February 2020 Solana Beach is an affluent coastal town south of Encinitas and Cardiff, and one of the more expensive coastal communities in North San Diego County. Understanding recent trends and current market co...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 5
What’s the Value of my San Marcos Home? San Marcos Market Report for February 2020 The San Marcos real estate market continues to change. These data do not include private sales or manufactured housing (the data are derived from the MLS and are believed to be accurate at the time this report was ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 8
What’s the Value of my Encinitas Home? Encinitas Market Report for February 2020 Buyers and sellers in the Encinitas real estate market must understand local market conditions, and the impact they have on buying and selling, so they can make informed and educated decisions about Encinitas homes f...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 8
Celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of the Village Faire Courtyard March 7 and 8 in Carlsbad The Carlsbad Village Faire Shopping Center is a popular dining and shopping destination in the heart of Carlsbad, with an attractive courtyard and fountain that is a wonderful gathering place for residents and...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 6
What’s the Value of My Carlsbad Home? Carlsbad Market Report for February 2020 The Carlsbad real estate market continues to change, with some 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 th...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 21
Wordless Wednesday: The Roadrunner Came for Breakfast  I just happened to be looking out the back upstairs window yesterday morning and spied the Roadrunner in our backyard. He (or she) had come for breakfast and had snared one of the lizards we often see in our yard.  If you've not seen one, the...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 10
What’s the Value of My Cardiff-by-the-Sea Home? Home Sales for February 2020 Buyers and sellers in the Cardiff real estate market should have accurate and current information about the local market conditions in order to make informed decisions about Cardiff homes for sale.  Local market conditio...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 42
San Diego Zoo Safari Park ~ Our visit February 26, 2020 ~ My wife and I spent about 4 hours at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park the other day – it was a blast, and a gorgeous day as well…in the mid 70s.  The San Diego Zoo Safari Park (formerly known as the San Diego Wild Animal Park) is an 1800-acre...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 8
The 2020 Carlsbad 5000March 21 and 22 in Carlsbad CA Carlsbad hosts multiple premier athletic events, including the Carlsbad 5000 which is reported to be the world’s fastest 5K run, with a number of world and US records set, and broken, over the years.  Ownership and management of this event chan...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 13
3-Bedroom Homes for Sale in CarlsbadFebruary 2020 Update - Detached Single Family Homes Carlsbad home buyers are often interested in buying a 3-bedroom detached single family home when it’s time to buy a new home, or the first one.   Some Carlsbad buyers are first time home buyers, while others a...

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