Reasons for Buying a Carlsbad Home with a Guest House

Why is a home with a guest house the right choice for you?

The “guest house” in a home is also called by many other names, technically, it’s an accessory dwelling unit. To the family-oriented, it’s a “granny flat” or an “in-law suite.” To some, it’s more popularly known as a “casita,” which means a small house.

What makes buying a Carlsbad home for sale with a guest house compelling is that it has its many perks. Not only does it meet your present needs, but it also provides room for future expansion and potential business ventures.

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Reasons why you should choose a home with a guest house

Of all the residential units out there, you may be wondering why you ought to buy a home with a guest house. Look at our list below and know the advantages of living in this type of home.

1.  Keep your family close

A guest house or a granny flat is not only for grandparents. Extended family or adult children can also occupy this space. It’s a great way to keep the family close enough to be involved in one another’s lives. It also offers enough space to maintain peace among family members.

2.  Save on overhead expenses

If you are a grandparent, you can take care of your grandchildren with this set up while your adult children are at work. This is a great way to save money on childcare. It also opens doors in fostering a good relationship with the younger generation.

If you are someone who wants to take care of your parents, allowing them to live nearby makes this possible. It makes monitoring their condition and handling emergencies easier and faster. You will also save on costly adult accommodations.

3.  Work from your home office

If you’re used to going to the office everyday, convert your Carlsbad guest house into a home office. With today’s technology, doing and managing your business online is possible. You can even hire a team of virtual assistants and delegate some of the not-so-important tasks. With this opportunity, you can focus on growing your company without having to leave your property.

4.  Impress your guests

With a guest house on standby, you don’t need to worry about looking for a nice place for your guests.  You can create an extraordinary experience for them. Bond and connect with your guests during their stay. Make sure they have all they need as they retire at the casita.

5. Earn consistently and passively

If you think you can’t earn passively, look out the window and think again. Depending on the space you need, you have the option to have your guest house or the main house rented out. If you love your home and your community, give others the chance to do so as well by accepting tenants.

Regardless of your age, even if you’re in your golden years, you can always start anew. Buy a new house. Start a new project. Launch your own business. This can be made possible by having your very own Carlsbad home with a guest house.

 

Wait no more and make that fresh start!

Call me, Dennis Smith, at 760-212-8225, today. I guarantee you a satisfying experience on your home buying or selling journey as I live out my motto “Making a difference for you.”

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Carlsbad Single Story Homes for Sale

Buying a home in Carlsbad CA is just like falling in love with the love of your life!

There are three major decisions one needs to make in his life: Our choice of career, partner and where we live. The third one plays a crucial part, because it helps us figure out the career opportunities that suit our skills. It will also determine the people we will meet, go out with and possibly become our lifetime partners.

Let’s focus on our third major decision: where we live.

When I purchased my first home 45 years ago, I was a young bachelor living on a ship and ready to have success and make a difference in San Diego. I remember, I was excited to create my future in a place that offers endless positive possibilities.

I would like to share the same spirit that I felt once, by helping you look at the different homes for sale in Carlsbad.

What makes a place so inviting, that all you see and feel when you set your foot on its ground is a bright and hopeful tomorrow?

If your single family home is located in Carlsbad, it would not be difficult to absorb its dynamic spirit. It’s a dream place or what millennials call it nowadays, “home goals!”.

Carlsbad is called the seaside resort city or the village by the sea. It occupies 11 kilometers section of the Pacific Coastline. It’s 87 miles south of Los Angeles and 35 miles north of downtown San Diego, making it the 5th largest city in San Diego County. The population is 109, 333.

If you have kids and are looking for Carlsbad Homes for Sale:

School is not an issue. There are 23 K-12 public schools, 12 private schools and 2 colleges or universities in Carlsbad with an average Homefacts rating of A. Now, that’s the vision that I have as your REALTORⓇ. Whether you’re selling your single story home in Carlsbad or looking to buy one, I want you to have an A-rated experience.

Have you ever heard of the term “Place Attachment”?

Place attachment is said to be the emotional bond between the place and whoever lives in it. This bond usually starts and develops through the experiences we have.

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When you buy your single story home in Carlsbad, you will also have the access to what I call the wonderland. Legoland California Resort is here, aquariums, campgrounds, at least four golf courses, three lagoons, museums and my wife’s personal favorite, The Flower Fields right exactly in Carlsbad.

Carlsbad is called seaside resort city or the village by the sea because Carlsbad State and South Carlsbad State beaches are just walking distance away. You can hold summer and all year round activities including swimming, fishing, skin diving, picnicking and surfing.

After exploring the place, you can always go home to your own!

In 2014, 283 building permits were issued in the city of Carlsbad. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. There are currently 44 homes for sale in Carlsbad, of which 109 are single story homes.

Their 3 bath, 4 bed homes are priced at around $638,000 with approximately  2,019 sq. ft., while their 6 beds, 5 bath single family homes range from $1,200,000 to $1,795,000 with 3,328 to 4,745 sq.ft living space. The median sales price is $630,000.

But don’t be confused with the numbers because I have the efficient knowledge and experience to listen to your budget and explain what can do with it. For now, it is important to know why your single story home should be from Carlsbad.

The homes here have pools, garages and yards ready to be customized. They are spacious, stylish and are ready for viewing. Log on to http://carlsbadhomesforsalenow.com/ to know more about what I’m talking about.

Making a difference for you!

That’s right! That’s my life motto and that’s what I do for each seller and buyer I meet.

My style is easy going, yet very knowledgeable. My goal is to find the home you want at a price you can afford or to help you sell your home at the price you want.

Making a difference is how I show my respect, dedication and commitment to my craft as a REALTORⓇ. Let me listen to your plans about moving to Carlsbad.

Call me today, Dennis Smith, at 760-212-8225. Let’s talk!

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Single Story Homes for Sale in Carlsbad

Simply elegant single story homes for sale in Carlsbad

Most people go through life wondering if they will ever find a home perfect in all aspects, unfortunately these people haven’t seen these single story homes for sale in Carlsbad.

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Imagine coming home daily from work and you see the low stone wall combined with a picket fence and lots of green landscaping, it will surely set you up for a relaxing mood.

Single story homes for sale in Carlsbad provide easier access compared to other types of homes. It is also safer for families with kids because it reduces the chance of little ones falling down the stairs.

Most single story homes for sale in Carlsbad comes with a yard where you can put your jacuzzi and some even come with a pool already. This makes it easier to relax after a long day at the office.

With a budget of approximately $669,000, you can get a nice 3-bedroom, 1,622 sq.ft. home with solid oak floors, cozy fireplace, formal dining and storage.  

If you want to go up a notch, a 4-bedroom single story with a house area of 1,414 sq. ft. can be yours for around $649,000.

For roughly the same pricing, you also have a choice of getting a property with more rooms but slightly smaller lot area.

Some single story homes in Carlsbad have granite countertops, solid wood doors and cabinetry.

There are many single story homes in Carlsbad to choose from, check them out at http://CarlsbadHomesforSaleNow.com.

What are you waiting for? Call me now at 760-212-8225 and I will help you find your dream single story home in Carlsbad.

Find your single story homes for sale in Carlsbad and you won’t spend dull days in life ever again.

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Terraces at Sunny Creek Carlsbad Homes For Sale

Is it your dream to live in a home in a nice gated community by the beach?

If so, then you’ll be happy to know that your dream can come true in one of the homes for sale in the beach community of Carlsbad CA!

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In the gated community of Sunny Creek, near the cross streets of El Camino Real and College Blvd in Carlsbad, California, is The Terraces. This spot is home to mature landscaping and a recreational center for the residents who live here.  

The community is situated very close to the Palmoar Airport, Lego Land and the Aviara golf courses with many of the homes backed up to a private nature preserve.

Aside from these amazing amenities and a homeowners’ association with very low monthly dues which include common area ground maintenance and the gated entrance; The Terraces have the prettiest homes.

Carlsbad has the perfect home waiting for you in The Terraces!

Here in the sunny community of Sunny Creek, you can get the chance to live in an oceanfront home, totally gated and private. You also get the rare opportunity to be the proud owner of one of the homes with the most spectacular views of the stunning shoreline.

Not only this, you’ll also have a front seat view of the breathtaking sundowns from your own oceanfront deck. The beach is also within walking distance from your home. The homes for sale with an oceanfront view also come with their very own personal steps to enjoy a sand and surf break.

If you’re looking for a place to buy a home for retirement or vacations, Carlsbad Sunny Creek should definitely be your go-to. I’ve lived here for most of my life and I’ve helped all my clients find the home of their dreams. Find out more about how I made their home search easier right here.

But of course, it’s not only the place that is beautiful, the homes themselves are also!

Fall in love with the exquisite interior features of these homes including a master suite with soaking bath-tub and spa and a zen-den/bonus room. This is perfect for those times when you just want to relax in your home.

En-suite guest rooms, a library/office, full kitchens with separate but attached guest quarters to make sure your guests feel welcome. View decks with an outdoor shower and barbecue are available for those late afternoon parties.

With an atmosphere of vacation and summer feels all year long, The Terraces at Sunny Creek is the place for you! In fact, I know how much you will love it here that I took the time to gather a list of the homes for sale we have so that you can take a look at them right now!

Excited to live in The Terraces at Sunny Creek?

I know I am excited for you! You are more than welcome here and we would love for you to be part of our warm and friendly community!

We look forward to having you here!

I am Dennis Smith, your  REALTOR® from Carlsbad CA. My goal is to help you find home you want at a price you can afford or help you to sell your home at the price you want.

Let me and my partners work for you. We are here to meet your goals and make your transaction smooth & profitable. Call now at 760-212-8225!

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UNDER CONTRACT! 325 Camino De Las Flores Encinitas CA 92024 | Pool Home for Sale

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A home of style and comfort is waiting for you  here in Encinitas

Style, space and comfort unite in this beautiful Encinitas home for sale.

If you are looking for a home that is spacious and stylish yet gives a cozy feel, your search is over. This Encinitas home for sale checks all three things off your list and more.  

Located at the beginning of a cul-de-sac and with a living space of 2,175 square feet, it features 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and a 3-car attached garage.

This home is well-loved, beautifully-maintained and has all the amenities you need. Plus, it is in a great location.

Bought brand new by its original owners and listed for the first time in 41 years, it was upgraded with meticulous attention to detail.

With an asking price of between $445,000 to $465,000, this is a dream home and one to be proud of!

 

Yearning for a coastal lifestyle?

Camino De Las Flores, located at the heart of Encinitas is a great neighborhood. The people are nice and friendly, and the homes are beautiful.

Encinitas schools are rated high, and this home is within the award-winning Ocean Knoll Elementary School boundaries and San Dieguito Union High School District.

Not only does your kids get exceptional quality of education, you also get to live close to the beach.

Just three miles away is Moonlight Beach.

If you enjoy golf, Encinitas Country Club is only five miles away.

This home is within distance of many public amenities and fun locations.

The grocery is walking distance and the major shops, retail stores and restaurants are within three miles.

 

This home is an entertainer’s dream!

You will love this home’s living room. It is a nice, open floorplan, making the  living room large and welcoming.

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It is a wonderful place for entertaining and is spacious enough to accommodate a large crowd.

Across the entire front wall of the living room is a special floor to ceiling leaded glass window that allows natural light to flood the living room. The room appears bright and open, and it gives the room an energetic vibe which is very refreshing.

With some well-placed chairs and furniture, the living room can transform into a very inviting spot.

 

Get warm and comfy in the cozy family room

Aside from the living room, this house also boasts of a fine and cozy family room.

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The family room is warm and comfortable with a beautiful gas log fireplace. It is a great place for relaxation and intimate conversations with family members.

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It also has a french door that leads to the large front deck that acts as a natural extension and overflow when you have many guests.

This deck, along with the rear deck by the pool are long lasting and bug free manufactured wood, very good quality that would last you a long time.

 

Enhance your baking skills in this home’s newly update kitchen

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Enjoy cooking in this home’s newly renovated kitchen with quartz counters, farm sink, induction range and black appliances. Custom cabinets are also installed, creating an abundance of storage space for your ingredients and other cooking supplies.

Practice preparing your heirloom recipes and fill the kitchen with the delicious aroma. Treat your family to different desserts each day in this well-spaced kitchen.

In front of the sink is a dual window with a view of the pool so you can watch over the kids while still doing your chores.

An attic space is set up over the kitchen for more storage spaces.

 

Turn your bedroom into a luxurious, serene retreat

This Encinitas home for sale has larger than normal-sized bedrooms.

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The master suite is expansive! You will find that even with a king size bed, a settee at one wall and a few other furniture inside, there is still plenty of room to move.

Turn your bedroom into your own serene retreat, and by reorganizing your vanity, adding a hanging light fixture and putting carpet on the floor.

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Enjoy a soothing and calming sleep your bedroom gives each night.

 

Enjoy the health benefits of saltwater pool right in your backyard!

Another special feature of this home is a gorgeous, free-form salt water pool.

This pool is healthy, has a lower maintenance cost, and feels better on the skin. It is also a wonderful stress reliever.

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It comes with an attached jacuzzi and solar pool heat.

Located at the backyard and surrounded by plants and a landscaped garden, it presents a very relaxing view.

It is also a good center of entertainment if you are having guests over.

The rear deck by the pool is amazing for barbecues, al fresco luncheons or dinners, or when you just need an outside space to lie down at night and watch the stars.

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This deck is protected by a large rollout awning that self-retracts when it gets windy.

If you love gardening, you will love the backyard garden and front lawn of this Encinitas home for sale. Shrubs and various ornamentals plants are already planted, but if you want to add more or change it to a different variety, you are free to do so.

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The side and backyard are surrounded by fence for privacy and security.

Falling in love with this home already? This home deserves care and maintenance just as much as you deserve an updated home with great amenities.

I have always sought to provide the best assistance to my clients. Check out http://CarlsbadHomesForSaleNow.com/About to learn more about me and how I can help you find your coastal home.

This is a great property so don’t miss it! Call me, Dennis Smith at 760-212-8225 today.

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4052 Thomas St Oceanside CA 92056 | Oceanside Home For Sale

Live in a home with character and history

Nestled within South Oceanside is a beautiful 1968 bungalow home that you will surely fall in love with.

If you are seeking for a well-loved home that possesses charm, with a sleek and updated interior featuring the modern conveniences necessary in daily life, then this is the home you are looking for.

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Sitting on 7000 sq ft lot with fenced sides and back, this property is ideal for anyone who is looking for some privacy and retreat.

It features 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a 2 car-garage and a spacious back yard.

Good location and proximity to all the conveniences are yours to enjoy.

This home for sale in Oceanside CA is just minutes away from the freeway and is part of the residential community of the Tri-City Area. Tri-City is well known for its commercial complexes so you are located conveniently close to shopping centers, movie theaters, and restaurants.

Landes Park is only six minutes away on foot, and the beach is just a short five minutes drive away.

Be amazed at the intricate details of its design

You will be captivated by the delightful sight that awaits you the moment you reach this home.

It stands out in a neighborhood of bungalows and ranch-style homes with its unique front fence, a combination of a low rock wall and white wooden picket. An arched gateway with posts created out of the same rock wall stands guard at the property’s entrance, making a very impressive impact on anyone who will walk through it.

To enter the home, you can choose to walk on the concrete driveway pavement or be whimsical and choose the narrow walkway laden with blocks of flat stones you can step on.

A good sized front yard awaits you, a beautiful spot you can fill with shrubs and flowering plants.

Step into the bright and open living room with its wide windows and recessed lighting. The dark hardwood floor creates a nice contrast to the white walls, making the room look inviting.

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The French door and breakfast nook adjacent to the living room also let in a lot of light.

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Clearly, this Oceanside home for sale was constructed with the concept to allow in as much natural light as possible, giving it a very welcoming and bright ambiance.

Unleash the Masterchef in you in this modern kitchen

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This home’s kitchen is beautiful and updated.

High vaulted ceilings, recessed lighting, and a tiled floor give it a more spacious look.  

With granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and plenty of storage spaces, you will surely enjoy preparing wonderful meals in this kitchen.

Step into dreamland in this home’s cozy bedrooms.

Nothing beats a cozy bedroom, and this enticing home has four!

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Sleep your worries away in its ample sized rooms. Carpeted floors make the bedrooms look warm and inviting.

The big windows let in light, and adding blinds or curtains can make the rooms cozy.

If you need more space, turn the master bedroom into an office! The skylights and french door in this room give it a very open look, creating a perfect work room.

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It is a spacious room and can accommodate an office table, a few office equipment, and accessories along with a pair of a sofa.

The master bath is equally amazing with its updated features including floor heaters.

Enjoy your own spacious backyard that has plenty of potential

One of my favorite features in this home for sale in Oceanside is the spacious concrete patio at the backyard.

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It is the best place to entertain friends, maybe have a barbecue party or even enjoy al fresco dining.

You can set it up with an outdoor jacuzzi and have your own private spa.

Turn this spot into your own private sanctuary and use it for meditation, or when you simply want to relax and clear your mind.

Don’t worry about the neighbors! The high fence at the backyard provides sufficient privacy but still allows you a great view of the scenery.

From this patio, you have a wonderful view of your amazing backyard, surrounding area, and big blue sky.

Some homes are meant to be cherished, and this quality home deserves that! I want what is best for you and would like to help you achieve your goals. If you want to know more about me, check out my website http://CarlsbadHomesForSaleNow.com/About and see what I can do to help you.

Properties like this do not often come, so grab this chance and make this home yours. Call me, Dennis Smith at 760-212-8225. With my experience and specialized program search, I can help you find the best home in the Carlsbad and Oceanside area.

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What You Need to Know about Loan Programs in Oceanside CA

What You Need to Know about Loan Programs in Oceanside CA

If you are planning on buying your own home, you should absolutely consider home loan programs in Oceanside CA. Buying your own home can be a challenge most especially in terms of financial demands. Many people who aim for the ultimate goal of owning a home, struggle in finding ways to make ends meet. Homes cost a lot of money but this does not mean that buying a home is impossible.

These basic information about Oceanside CA home loan programs is a must-know for first time homebuyers.

There are home loan programs that can help you meet your ultimate goal of having a home you can call your own. It is not impossible to buy your own home with the right agent, the right information and the right process.

First, you have to do a lot of research. Getting your information right in the beginning of your home buying journey will help you along the way. It would be more reassuring too if you have enough knowledge that will protect you from being caught off guard while looking for your dream home.

There is a lot you can learn about these home loan programs that make homes for sale in Oceanside CA even more attainable. To help get you started, here are a few things you should learn about these programs.

Borrower requirements

In order to qualify for a home loan program, there are a number of requirements that you need to satisfy. Aside from all the necessary paperwork, these would include citizenship, credit score and income. Each loan program has its own requirements. Some may even require you to live in the home you are buying for a period of time depending on the loan program. It is important that you clearly understand what each requirement is and the feasibility of meeting these as you apply for home loan assistance.

Homebuyer education counseling

Since this is going to be your first time in home buying and applying for a loan assistance, many of these programs will also require you to undergo homebuyer education counseling. This session will help you better understand what your chosen home loan program is all about and how it can help you in achieving your goal. It is also a great opportunity for first-time homebuyers to learn the things they might have missed as they prepare for the home buying process.

Application through certified loan officers

Certified loan officers are the people who will help you as you look forward to getting approved for a home loan. They have the knowledge and training in processing these applications so you have nothing to worry about. They will also collect the necessary paperwork and make sure to remind you about all the other requirements so that your application would go smoothly. Your Realtor can give you a referral to a qualified lender.

Know why home loan programs are important to get your dream Oceanside CA home.

There are plenty of available home loan programs in Oceanside. It is important that you focus on the possibility of having your own home combined with the right mix of help and assistance. If you want to know more about these programs and first time buyer tips, you will find out more at www.SanDiegoHomes4u.com.

Find your dream home today. Partner with a knowledgeable and experienced local REALTOR® who can help you buy or sell Oceanside CA homes at the right price and the right time. Call or text Dennis Smith at 760-212-8225, or email at dennis@sandiegohomes4u.com for all your real estate needs.  He can also assist you with buying or selling homes in Encinitas, Carlsbad, Vista, San Marcos, Cardiff, Solana Beach, Del Mar and San Diego.

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