Category Archive: ‘Carlsbad’
Even the lower-end market has felt the slowdown, and it’s probably because you just don’t get much for the money – here’s an example:
Did you say 20,000+ more people moving to Carlsbad?
Where are they going to work?
These are the four main employment sectors in Carlsbad:
My new listing at the top of the hill in La Costa Ridge – probably the best listing I’ve ever had on the blog! Open 12-3pm Saturday and Sunday!
Stunning one-story luxury home in top condition in the premier Fiori neighborhood of gated La Costa Ridge! All four bedrooms are en suite with their own full bath, travertine and hardwood floors, stainless Thermador kitchen, new dual-zone central A/C, new tankless water heaters, custom window coverings, new pool equipment, all surrounding a 550sf courtyard that adds usable outdoor living area under the stars! These are very rare – the last sale of this model was in 2012! The Best of Carlsbad!
Here’s one of my all-time favorite houses in Olde Carlsbad. For those who want a non-tract custom home on a big lot with no HOA, you should check it out!Link to Listing
I did help the owners purchase the home, but they didn’t list with me – they listed with their sister. It happens a lot – we estimate that at least 10% of our clients have close family members become agents, or the clients themselves become realtors.
For those who wonder what has been propelling the housing market lately, let’s note that people keep moving here – an average of 1,500 per year moved to Carlsbad over the last nine years!
The City of Carlsbad shows the current population to be between 110,000 and 113,000 people today. When fully built out in 2035, the general plan calls for approximately 135,000 people:
I hope those extra 20,000+ people bring the big money!
The sellers paid $875,000 in 2012, and put in another $700,000 before selling last week for full price ($1,400,000). I thought they might get a little more.
There is an old photo of Carlsbad at the 4:38-min mark that is mind-boggling: