People almost instantly separate themselves into posers or players by their comments at open houses, and the remarks today ranged from “you’re nuts” to “this will sell in a week”.
Those who are following the market closely will recognize that the entry-level house in the Encinitas School District today starts around $800,000. Add in the popularity of one-story homes and the general resistance to HOA and Mello-Roos and my listing has many positives.
Here is another comparable home that closed this week that happens to be in the Carlsbad school district (vs the preferred Encinitas school district). For buyers who can live with an funky one-story floor plan on a larger (though multi-level) lot with no HOA or Mello-Roos, this would have been a potential candidate – and it closed for $995,000 (my listing is priced at $880,000):