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Carlsbad Vacation Rental Petition

by Roberta Murphy My first job is that of real estate broker in Carlsbad, but a little civil unrest has been brewing lately–with a petition that went out to the Carlsbad City Council this morning. Signatures are still being gathered in a petition to protect property rights for vacation rental owners at the La Costa Chateaus.
Expired Listing Calls

Expired Listings in Carlsbad?

Expired Listings: Big Nuisance in Carlsbad Real Estate by Roberta Murphy Because both our business and cell phone numbers are out there, we are harassed daily by telemarketers. Over the last few years, we have personally experienced the annoying hell homeowners with expired listings endure via agent phone calls that often start before 7 a.m. To save our clients,

Carlsbad Homes: Arroyo Vista

by Roberta Murphy Carlsbad real estate covers a lot of territory–with a number of distinct neighborhoods. Our current highlight in Carlsbad homes is Arroyo Vista, a charming and newer Carlsbad subdivision that borders Olivenhain to the east and Rancho Santa Fe Road and La Costa Valley to the west. Arroyo Vista is a relatively smaller
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Carlsbad Expensive Homes

Carlsbad Expensive Homes: Beaches and La Costa Villages priced at and above #1 million. Real estate in San Diego has become expensive–but I decided to check out the most Carlsbad expensive homes because the terrain is so varied. To the west are expansive sandy beaches and inland are golf courses, hillside estates and condos, and the newer and

Light + Paint

Light exposure in your room plays a large part in the visual drama of your paint colors–especially in your San Diego home, because we have so much sunshine. In rooms with multi-directional sun exposure—either opposing (east/west or north/south) or perpendicular (north/west, north/east, south/west, south/east)—the play of light over your walls, reflecting off your ceiling or

Multiple Offers on Your Home?

Oh–what to do when you as a seller of your San Diego, Encinitas or Carlsbad home are encountered with multiple offers on your home?Statistics don’t lie. Sellers are usually looking to walk away with the highest amount of money possible at closing. Can you blame them? We advise our clients to make their highest and