This youtube video shines the spotlight on Carlsbad’s La Costa Oaks development, one of the four villages subdivided by Morrow Development (La Costa Valley, La Costa Greens, and La Costa Ridge are the others). As with other tracts sold at the peak, there is plenty of noise in the data, challenging buyers to make sense of it.
Southeast Carlsbad’s 92009 zip code is physically about the same size as Carmel Valley’s 92130; 20.2 sq. mi. to 19.7 sq. miles. But 92009 has about 66% more homes than CV, so the foreclosure stats showing them having twice as many NODs and NOTs isn’t that drastic (the stats in video says “Carlsbad”, but they are just the 92009 foreclosure numbers):