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.

Single Story Homes in Carlsbad

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

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!


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.



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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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 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 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

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 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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Top 5 Things to Do for First Time Buyers of Homes in Oceanside CA

Top 5 Things to Do for First Time Buyers of Homes in Oceanside CA

If it is your first time to buy one of the homes in Oceanside CA, you would surely want to know how to go about it.  First time home buyers like you often feel anxious, doubtful and indecisive during the home buying process.  This is normal.  Knowing the step by step procedure in buying a home is a great way to overcome these apprehensions. You will surely feel more confident if you have a clear image of the steps that need to be taken in buying a house.

Follow these top 5 steps in buying your first Oceanside CA home if you value your time and energy.

Here are the top five things first-time buyers like you should know before you start the hunt for your dream home.

  1.  Research, research, research

You cannot learn what real estate agents know through their years of experience in the field overnight. You can stock up on knowledge that will help you better understand the process of buying your home.  There is plenty of resources online that can help you understand the basics of buying a home. Utilize the innovations in technology since these advancements have made researching much easier to anyone with a laptop and an Internet connection.

  1.  Find a good and reliable agent

Even with the things you will learn on the Internet, working with an experienced real estate professional who will pursue your best interests is still the best option to make this home buying journey a smooth ride. Ask your neighbors, local businesses or local authorities for referrals on agents they might know who can help you.

  1.  Apply for pre-qualification and pre-approval for credit

It is best to get pre-qualified and pre-approved for credit even if you have not decided yet, which one from the homes for sale in Oceanside CA you want to buy. You need to work out your budget and look at your ability to sustain the mortgage you will have to pay in order to own a home. Visit your choice of mortgage bank or ask your Realtor for a recommendation and talk to them about your loan options as you look forward to having the home of your dreams.

  1.  Determine your financial capability

Consider your working budget as you look for Oceanside CA homes for sale. You need to set a limit on the price of the home you will buy so that you will know which houses will fit your budget and your loan. This is why it is important to know and maximize the programs you can avail such as home loan assistance and down payment assistance.

  1.  Search your dream home

Going through the homes in Oceanside CA is the most exciting and enjoyable part of the home buying process. Once you have done the steps listed above, you are now ready to go through the home options available to you and the other homebuyers.

These 5 steps will be your best guide in buying your first Oceanside CA home.

The exciting feeling of buying a home for the first time is a one of a kind experience. It is challenging but in the end, you will feel fulfilled and satisfied as you exhaust all your options and finally get to own your dream home. For more relevant tips and information, visit this website today

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 me, Dennis Smith, at 760-212-8225, or email me at for all your real estate needs.  He can also assist you in Vista, San Marcos, Carlsbad, Encinitas & San Diego.


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How to Get Down Payment Assistance for Homes in Oceanside CA

How to Get Down Payment Assistance for Homes in Oceanside CA

There is plenty of help available to first time buyers of homes for sale in Oceanside CA. If you are finally ready to make the leap from renting to owning a house, know that there are programs and people who can help you. Buying a house can be easy if you go into this journey equipped with the right information and with the help of the right real estate agent.

Manage your investment money well - get financial assistance when buying your first Oceanside CA home.

It is important to remember that as a buyer, you have a variety of options when it comes to financial assistance. One of the programs that is often forgotten is the down payment assistance program. While lenders can help you get started in finally owning your dream home, with down payment assistance, you can maximize the help you can get. Here are some ways that can help you find down payment assistance.

Identify the requirements

It is possible to get qualified for down payment assistance. After you have done your research, identify the requirements in order to qualify. Make sure that you have complete and updated documentation of everything you will need so that you will not find yourself trapped by deadlines.

There are many that offer down payment assistance programs. While these programs have the funds you need, they need to know how well you fit their qualifications.

Compare programs

The down payment assistance programs offered for Oceanside CA homes for sale not only offer financial help, but they are also varied.  Each program accommodates individual and different needs.

Know how you fit into these programs. If it helps, make a table of all the information you gather on the programs for you to determine which one best suits you. By doing this, you would be able to properly compare the options available to you. You would also be able to better prepare on how to qualify for the most viable option.

Seek advice from experts

First time buyers of homes in Oceanside CA should know that there are non-profit organizations as well as public organizations offered by the government that can provide expert advice and guidance when it comes to down payment assistance programs. This will help clear any doubts that you may have as you begin your research on the whats and hows of down payment assistance programs.

You can finally own your dream home in Oceanside CA with the help of accessible down payment assistance programs.

There are resources on down payment assistance available to you online and at your local agencies. Knowing a lender who can help you identify the best down payment assistance program option for you can make a significant difference. On the other hand, you should always remember that establishing your own knowledge on these programs is just as important.  Top Oceanside Realtor, Dennis Smith, knows a great lender who can find and guide you through any of these programs that apply to you.

You are not alone in finding your dream home. It is not impossible to achieve this. All you need to do is stay focused and determined while using all the information you collect to your advantage. To find out more about how you can qualify for these assistance programs as well as other information that will help you in your journey, visit this website today

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 for all your real estate needs.  He can also assist you in Vista, San Marcos, Carlsbad, Encinitas and San Diego.



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