by Roberta Murphy Pssst…Have you heard the latest real estate buzz in San Diego? How about pocket listings in Carlsbad, Encinitas, La Costa or Rancho Santa Fe? I wrote about this subject a few years ago on another forum and raised the ire of a few agents along with the interest (and agreement) of others.
by Roberta Murphy I’m embarrassed to admit that like most in San Diego, I hop into the car to shop for groceries, pick up dry cleaning, take the dog for grooming–and of course, to buy more gas. Many more miles are driven previewing homes for sale, showing homes, photographing homes and neighborhoods, and listing homes.
by Roberta Murphy Oh, the grief of popcorn ceilings! When showing mid-century homes in La Costa, Carlsbad, Encinitas and other North County neighborhoods, buyers love the larger lots and tree-lined streets that go with these older homes, but worry about costs of updating the home if prior owners haven’t already done so. And few things
by: Roberta Murphy Carlsbad, CA–We watch Carlsbad real estate sales closely, with special attention to homes in La Costa–because that is where we live and office. In fact, I would say we are pretty heavily invested in this area. When the sign went up in the yard at neighboring 3001 La Costa Avenue, we checked the
by Roberta Murphy Carlsbad, CA–The San Diego real estate market seems to be flooded with first time home buyers hoping to cash in on low prices and the generous $8000 income tax credit being handed to those buyers who haven’t owned property in the last three years. We are working with buyers from both ends
by Scott Murphy –Carlsbad real estate inventory has been tightening, and there are currently 134 4-bedroom homes in all of Carlsbad, which includes the 92008, 92009, 92010 and 92011 zip codes. The inventory listed below is current as of 08/17/2009. In a nutshell, there are 25 4-bedroom homes in North Carlsbad (92008), which includes north
Sunset in San Diego Carlsbad, CA–There are several segments of the San Diego real estate market that are rocking–and one of the seems to be San Diego’s coastal vacation rental market. We manage several San Diego vacation rentals, including a couple in La Costa, the Del Mar Beach Club and one Del Mar Beach condo.
Carlsbad, CA–With the sour economy and drug-inspired violence and kidnappings in Mexico, more and more Americans are opting for vacations on home soil. They like the clean beaches of Del Mar, La Jolla, Encinitas, Carlsbad and Oceanside. They love the lush golf courses at Torrey Pines, La Costa and Aviara. Then there’s the San Diego
by Roberta Murphy With the arrival of spring, phones will soon start ringing from buyers in Scottsdale, Las Vegas, Palm Springs and other desert areas. Fearing and knowing the summer heat, they long for a coastal home in San Diego County. Typically, these desert buyers are seeking either a beach-close condo that offers ocean breezes
Carlsbad, California–What a wonderful surprise for us all when San Diego Magazine named our own Mike Murphy as one of San Diego’s FIVE STAR Real Estate Agents! He is now part of an elite group that comprises the top 3 percent of the licensed agents in the San Diego area. Results were tabulated from 9000