Oceanside, CA Real Estate News

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
What's the Value of my Oceanside Home? The Oceanside real estate market continues to evolve. This market report does not include private sales nor manufactured, mobile or multifamily housing; the numbers are derived from the MLS and are believed to be accurate at the time this report was written, but are not guaranteed. Media reports speak in general terms, and not the reality of the local Oceanside housing market. Having data from a knowledgeable REALTOR about local market conditions benefits you as a buyer or seller so informed decisions about Oceanside homes for sale can be made. READ MORE: Oceanside California – A Growing and Changing Coastal San Diego Community In October 2016 there were 218 homes sold in Oceanside’s 4 zip codes (92054, 92056, 92057, 92058), up 3% from September, a...
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By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & RE Developer
(CREST "BACKYARD' HOMES, ON THE LEVEL General & Manufactured Home Contractor, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments)
Picking Up Anna Banana & Her Entourage Now. Don't Miss This One AR.  Just heard that the Donald is running like hell to get here on time as well  Don't miss this North San Diego Meet Up!!
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By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & RE Developer
(CREST "BACKYARD' HOMES, ON THE LEVEL General & Manufactured Home Contractor, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments)
OMG! I Can't Believe Who All's ComingTo Our Meet Up. Are You? OK, so here we are already folks. It's Meet Up time again and we're ready for a really spooky one on Halloween (That's Monday, October 31st, from 11:27 1/2 to 1:25 3/4 for those of you who may not be sure what day it falls on and please be prompt). It will be at one of our favorite waterfront watering holes................The Lighthouse Oyster Bar & Grill on the harbor in the beautiful seaside city of Oceanside. We know that several of us will be attending myriad costume parties and/or trick or treating in your favorite hoods so costumes and masks are allowed.  Be sure to bring bags as a special TRICK or TREAT may be awaiting  upon your arrival.  In fact we heard that Anna Banana Kruchten will be in attendance and will be fly...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
What's the Value of my Oceanside Home? The Oceanside real estate market continues to evolve. This market report does not include private sales nor manufactured, mobile or multifamily housing; the numbers are derived from the MLS and are believed to be accurate at the time this report was written, but are not guaranteed. Media reports speak in general terms, and not the reality of the local Oceanside housing market. Having data from a knowledgeable REALTOR about local market conditions benefits you as a buyer or seller so informed decisions about Oceanside homes for sale can be made. READ MORE: Oceanside California – A Growing and Changing Coastal San Diego Community In September 2016 there were 211 homes sold in Oceanside’s 4 zip codes (92054, 92056, 92057, 92058), down 12% from August....
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
What's the Value of my Oceanside Home? The Oceanside real estate market continues to shift. This market report does not include private sales nor manufactured, mobile or multifamily housing; the numbers are derived from the MLS and are believed to be accurate at the time this report was written, but are not guaranteed. Media reports speak in general terms, and not the reality of the local Oceanside housing market. Having data from a knowledgeable REALTOR about local market conditions benefits you as a buyer or seller so informed decisions about Oceanside homes for sale can be made. READ MORE: Oceanside California – A Growing and Changing Coastal San Diego Community In August 2016 there were 241 homes sold in Oceanside’s 4 zip codes (92054, 92056, 92057, 92058), up 16% from July. Here’s ...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
What's the Value of my Oceanside Home? The Oceanside real estate market continues to evolve. This market report does not include private sales nor manufactured, mobile or multifamily housing; the numbers are derived from the MLS and are believed to be accurate at the time this report was written, but are not guaranteed. Media reports speak in general terms, and not the reality of the local Oceanside housing market. Having data from a knowledgeable REALTOR about local market conditions benefits you as a buyer or seller so informed decisions about Oceanside homes for sale can be made. READ MORE: Oceanside California – A Growing and Changing Coastal San Diego Community In July 2016 there were 208 homes sold in Oceanside’s 4 zip codes (92054, 92056, 92057, 92058), down 13% from June, as we ...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Supergirl Pro Surfing Competition is July 22 - 24 in Oceanside CA  Do you need something fun to do this weekend and want to spend time at the beach? The world’s largest women’s surfing event and festival takes place here in Oceanside, starting tomorrow and through Sunday July 24th. The 2016 Supergirl Pro surfing competition will take place this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Oceanside Pier, a few miles north of Carlsbad, and will feature 117 of some of the world's best professional female surfers vying for top prizes.  There will also be a number of vendors hanging out in the Festival Village by the Oceanside Pier at the beach, plus a concert series. And, new to this year’s event, a Supergirl Summit at 12 noon on Sunday at the event stage. Here's the 2016 Supergirl Pro event schedul...
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By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & RE Developer
(CREST "BACKYARD' HOMES, ON THE LEVEL General & Manufactured Home Contractor, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments)
Active Rain Summertime Meet-Up Rescheduled By Popular Demand. Due to I-5 North and South bound traffic during the popular tourism months of summer we will be rescheduling the time to Wednesday, July 27th from 11:30-1:30 We hope this will make it easier and more inviting for those planning to attend. Oceanside Harbor Villageon the water262 Harbor Drive, Oceanside Active Rain's Summertime Meet Up! "Lighthouse Bar & Grill" Oceanside  Come spend a casual early evening with a group of real estate industry folks at our "Summertime Active Rain Meet Up.  Be you a real estate agent, broker, lender, investor, property manager, developer, title, escrow, interior designer, home stager, home inspector, appraiser, contractor, buyer, seller or curious about real estate in general please join us.    
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By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & RE Developer
(CREST "BACKYARD' HOMES, ON THE LEVEL General & Manufactured Home Contractor, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments)
Active Rain's Summertime Meet Up! "Lighthouse Bar & Grill" Oceanside  Come spend a casual early evening with a group of real estate industry folks at our "Summertime Active Rain Meet Up.  Be you a real estate agent, broker, lender, investor, property manager, developer, title, escrow, interior designer, home stager, home inspector, appraiser, contractor, buyer, seller or curious about real estate in general please join us. July 27th from 4:30-6"30Oceanside Harbor Villageon the water262 Harbor Drive, Oceanside       
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
What is the Value of My Oceanside Home?  The Oceanside real estate market has undergone many shifts and continues to evolve. This market report does not include private sales nor manufactured, mobile or multifamily housing; the numbers are derived from the MLS and are believed to be accurate at the time this report was written, but are not guaranteed. Media reports speak in general terms, so information does not represent the reality of the local Oceanside housing market. Having data from a knowledgeable REALTOR about local market conditions benefits you as a buyer or seller for making informed decisions about Oceanside homes for sale. READ MORE:  Oceanside California – A Growing and Changing Coastal San Diego Community In June 2016 there were 239 homes sold in Oceanside’s 4 zip codes (...
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By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz
 June Lake Denali National Park 2015 by Robert Swetz Back in 2008 there were quite a few ActiveRain members that would roll around the network and leave comments to my many photographs of clouds.I have always been fasinated with clouds since high school and the fasination has carried on as a photographer and even to this day.Here is a wonderful group when you are a little bored of Market Reports and the same old - same old posts around the ActiveRain network.CLOUDS AT ACTIVERAIN (clouds attached)  This group is for photos of Clouds, Rainbows and any photos of the sky! I am always looking at the sky because I believe there is something out there that is very unexplainable! Clouds are very interesting because they can take on many different shapes and forms! Robert Swetz, Founder (Vegas B...
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By Mike and Dawn Lewis, The Lewis Team at Keller Williams in San Diego CA
(The Lewis Team at Keller Williams)
Oceanside House Value CheckOceanside is the most northern coastal community in San Diego. Oceanside has 4 zip codes which are; 92054, 92056, 92057 and 92058. Located in North County Coastal San Diego this is the community just south of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, just west of Vista and just north of Carlsbad. Oceanside is big and has lots of smaller neighborhoods in it, both coastal and inland. With 4 zip codes there are a lot of communities to choose from when buying a home or condo and deciding on exactly where to buy a property.Are you interested in knowing the value of your Oceanside home? We have a great House Value Tool that will give you a quick home value of your Oceanside Real Estate. Many of my clients like it better than the Zillow Zestimate. They say it has more accura...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
What's the Value of my Oceanside Home? The Oceanside real estate market has undergone many shifts and continues to evolve. This market report does not include private sales nor manufactured, mobile or multifamily housing; the numbers are derived from the MLS and are believed to be accurate at the time this report was written, but are not guaranteed. Media reports speak in general terms, so information does not represent the reality of the local Oceanside housing market. Having data from a knowledgeable REALTOR about local market conditions benefits you as a buyer or seller for making informed decisions about Oceanside homes for sale. READ MORE:  Oceanside California – A Growing and Changing Coastal San Diego Community In May 2016 there were 227 homes sold in Oceanside’s 4 zip codes (920...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
5384 Gooseberry Way in Lakeview Estates in Oceanside has Sold We just closed on this wonderful single story home in the Lakeside Estates community in Oceanside, near the Guajome County Park and lake.  After a very busy open house, multiple showings, and a few offers, this wonderful home quickly went into escrow and sold for over the asking price! The new owner will now enjoy these features as they make this home their own:  Cook’s kitchen with cherry cabinetry, granite counters, new stainless gas stove and a light and bright breakfast areaLiving room with ceiling fan, vaulted ceiling and fireplace with views, and slider access to your patio and gardens to relax and enjoy the views and cool ocean breezes3 bedrooms (Master has slider access to patio and views, with en suite bath including...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
What's the Value of my Oceanside Home? The Oceanside real estate market has undergone many shifts and continues to evolve. This market report does not include private sales nor manufactured, mobile or multifamily housing; the numbers are derived from the MLS and are believed to be accurate at the time this report was written, but are not guaranteed. Media reports speak in general terms, so information does not represent the reality of the local Oceanside housing market. Having data from a knowledgeable REALTOR about local market conditions benefits you as a buyer or seller for making informed decisions about Oceanside homes for sale. READ MORE: Oceanside California – A Growing and Changing Coastal San Diego Community In April 2016 there were 253 homes sold in Oceanside’s 4 zip codes (92...
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By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & RE Developer
(CREST "BACKYARD' HOMES, ON THE LEVEL General & Manufactured Home Contractor, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments)
   Oceanside,  A Sleepy lil' Military Town No Longer. It's Alive & Booming Wow! What an epiphany! Having spent the past 2-3 years searching for Coastal Properties that met our buying criteria, but more specifically our wallet, I started doing some MLS searches along with driving, riding my bike and walking the streets and beaches of this rapidly gentrifying and charming surfing community. Having lived in the North San Diego Coastal area for the past 4 decades and having spent the last 10 years enjoying our vacation home in Leucadia which is only an 11 mile drive south of Oceanside I couldn't believe what my eyes were seeing. As a young surfer in the '60's my buddies and I would drive down "BLOOD ALLEY" the suicidal 2 lane 'Ole Coast Highway 101 (there was no I-5 in those days) to Oceans...
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By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & RE Developer
(CREST "BACKYARD' HOMES, ON THE LEVEL General & Manufactured Home Contractor, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments)
 When it comes to bragging rights and Moms there are no limits. Mom! So proud of my darling Mom who turns 94 on Memorial Day and can still beat the pants off of me at Gin Rummy or just about any board game including SCRABBLE.  When it comes to bragging rights and Moms there are no limits. My Mom proudly and honorably served her country during WWII as a Pharmacist Mate in the United States Coast Guard where she consoled and helped heal the physical, mental and emotional wounds of soldiers who fought for America.   She then went on to start raising her total sum of 5 children, 3 of which was as a single Mother, until she met my wonderful stepfather, Buzz, who was the best Father anyone could ever have asked for.  Sure he may not have been my Father by BLOOD. But he was certainly my Father...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
PENDING  Single Story living at 5384 Gooseberry Way, Oceanside  Now some fortunate buyers can REALLY imagine sitting in this light-filled breakfast area, morning coffee in hand, reading the paper and planning their day while gazing out at the front patio surrounded by lush greenery!  After a very busy open house, multiple showings, and a few offers, this wonderful home in Lakeview Estates is now in escrow! The buyers are looking forward to enjoying:  Cook’s kitchen with cherry cabinetry, granite counters, new stainless gas stove and a light and bright breakfast areaLiving room with ceiling fan, vaulted ceiling and fireplace with views, and slider access to your patio and gardens to relax and enjoy the views and cool ocean breezes3 bedrooms (Master has slider access to patio and views, w...
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By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & RE Developer
(CREST "BACKYARD' HOMES, ON THE LEVEL General & Manufactured Home Contractor, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments)
  Are your parents out living you?    Janis and I had an epiphany today. We're planning my Mom's 94th. She was born on Memorial Day, May 31st., 1922 and can still beat me at gin rummy or just about any board game. Recently, as we all know, we've been losing so many of our Icon celebrities at an unusual and alarming rate.   Check this out for openers and add Prince. What's going on? Are we paying for our SEX, DRUGS & ROCKNROLL?   Just sayin..................................   The first few weeks of the year saw the ranks in rock ‘n’ roll heaven quickly swell, as this gallery of Rockers We’ve Lost in 2016 shows.   David Bowie, Paul Kantner, Glenn Frey and a pair of managers who oversaw the careers of the Bee Gees, Cream, the Rolling Stones and the Yardbirds each passed before January was ...
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By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & RE Developer
(CREST "BACKYARD' HOMES, ON THE LEVEL General & Manufactured Home Contractor, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments)
 "Small Is Beautiful" As It Was For This Mixed Bag of Characters I thought this title very appropriate given the small quaint yet very thought provoking, motivating and even inspirational group of male misfits that were in attendance at what seems to have become Jeff Dowler CRS  and my quarterly co-hosted tradition during the past few years.  As the title suggests we didn't have a sell out crowd at our "Spring Into Action Active Rain Springtime Meet-up." But it was indeed a very interesting group of folks In fact when I arrived I went to check in with the hostess to let her know that our party of 8 was waiting  to be seated. She asked me, "which party of 8 might that be Jeff Dowler or John Arendsen?"  Looks like great minds think alike as I turned around and saw two waterfront tables se...
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