I had a listing last summer at the end of Steinbeck in Carlsbad, a 3,495 square footer with a great view of the ocean/smokestack (like you’ll see at the end of this video).
The seller, who had already moved and wasn’t coming back, really struggled with the idea of selling for only $1,015,000. But he relented after I presented a compelling case, and I promised that in a year or two that he’d be thanking his lucky stars, and that he’d probably want to buy me a beer.
We closed July 29, 2009. Here’s the latest in the neighborhood: