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Carlsbad, CA Real Estate Overview


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Carlsbad, CA Housing Market Trends

Current Market Overview

As of October 2023, the Carlsbad housing market shows a competitive environment with several key trends:

  • Median Sale Price: The median sale price in Carlsbad is currently $1.2 million, reflecting a 21.0% decrease from last year.
  • Sale Time Frame: On average, homes are selling in 23 days, a noticeable improvement from 35 days in the previous year.
  • Market Activity: There's a significant increase in sales volume, with 84 homes sold in October 2023 compared to 67 in the same period last year.
  • Price Per Square Foot: The median sale price per square foot is now $663, down 2.4% since last year.

Market Temperature

  • Competitiveness: The Carlsbad market is highly competitive. Homes typically sell for around their listing price and go pending in about 20 days.
  • Demand for Hot Homes: Properties considered 'hot' can sell for approximately 2% above the list price and go pending in as little as 8 days.

Migration and Relocation Trends

  • Local vs. External Interest: In the period from August to October 2023, about 29% of Carlsbad buyers looked to move out of the area, while a substantial 71% aimed to stay within the metropolitan area.
  • Inbound Interest: Notably, 2% of homebuyers nationwide are looking to move into Carlsbad, with the highest interest coming from Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Washington.
  • Outbound Preferences: Among those leaving Carlsbad, most prefer relocating within the metropolitan area, with Las Vegas, Nashville, and Portland as top destinations.

Your Next Step

Whether you're considering buying a home in Carlsbad or exploring your options, we're here to help. With the market's dynamic nature, partnering with experienced professionals can make a significant difference. Contact us, Lisa Schoelen and Julie Pierce, for personalized assistance and expert guidance in navigating the Carlsbad real estate market. Let's find your dream home together!

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