3-Bedroom Homes for Sale in Carlsbad
December 2018 Update
3-bedroom homes are often popular with Carlsbad home buyers for several reasons. It might be a first home, while some buyers may be downsizing from a larger property. Or a 3-bedroom might specifically meet lifestyle and budget needs. And then there are those buyers looking for a Carlsbad beach home, near or on the ocean (read about the essential things you should consider when buying a second home)!
The supply of single family detached homes has been increasing in Carlsbad since the beginning of the year, although we have seen a decline around the holidays which is not unusual; current inventory versus demand still means this is a seller’s market (read the Carlsbad Real Estate Market Report for November 2018 for more details on the Carlsbad housing market).
Indeed, at this time based on the rate of sales over the last 3 months we have about 3.1 months of inventory of single family detached homes with 3-bedrooms, a market that favors sellers. It's an improvement, however, over the 1.7 months of inventory earlier this year.
Currently 3-bedroom homes are about 29% of the total inventory of detached single family homes for sale in Carlsbad.
Current Carlsbad 3-Bedroom Home Listings:
50 single family detached homes are available
$668,000 to $1,750,000 (a development or large estate opportunity)
Living space ranges from 1088 SF to 4238 SF
Of the 50 homes for sale well over half (36) are priced under $1M, offering a range of budget options for Carlsbad buyers. Here’s the breakdown on pricing:
Under $750,000 3
$750,001 - $1,000,000 33
$1,000,001 - $1,500,000 13
$1,500,001 - $2,000,000 1
$2,000,001 - $3,000,000 1
Over $3,000,000 1
Buyers who prefer to have a single story Carlsbad home with 3 bedrooms have 18 homes to choose from among the current inventory.
Some buyers prefer new homes while others are open to resales. Of the current 3-bedoom listings homes range in age from 1931 to newly-built or under construction; 3 homes are available per the MLS in The Preserve new home community priced from $770,990 to $857,990. There are 2 other new homes available in the MLS in Carlsbad. These new homes may not be immediately available for move in.
2018 Year-to-Date Sales of Carlsbad 3-Bedroom Homes:
Sales of 3 bedroom homes Carlsbad so far in 2018 have been fairly brisk, with 261 sales (but compared to 331 for the same period in 2017), on the market an average of only 24 days. Sales prices have ranged from $575,000 to $6,500,000 (the average price was $966,354, up 6% from 2017; median price was $867,500). 23% of the sales were cash transactions. Homes sold on average for 98% of the list price, however 43% of the buyers paid asking price or better.
Pending Carlsbad 3-Bedroom Home Sales:
Is the Carlsbad housing market for 3-bedroom homes busy? Yes it is! 17 3-bedroom Carlsbad homes are pending (these homes have been on the market for 53 days on average), at list prices ranging from $630,000 to $1,699,000.
Or search the complete list of homes for sale in Carlsbad by clicking on the photo to the right (MLS updates this 24/7) if your bedroom requirements are flexible>>>>>.
Better yet give me a call at (760) 840-1360 and I can create a custom search for you based on your criteria and budget. Then let’s sit down and discuss, together, your needs and budget so we can plan a strategy to get you into a 3-bedroom home in Carlsbad when the time is right for you!
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