Carlsbad Real Estate News and Views: 3-Bedroom Homes for Sale in Carlsbad Mid-October 2017 Update

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3-Bedroom Homes for Sale in Carlsbad Mid-October 2017 Update

3-Bedroom Homes for Sale in Carlsbad

Mid-October 2017 Market Update



For some buyers in Carlsbad, owning a 3 bedroom home is precisely what you are  hoping for because it meets your personal needs. Maybe it’s a first home, or perhaps you are downsizing from a large property.  Or maybe you are looking for a second home in our beach community (read about the 10 essential things you should consider when buying a second home)!



Single story 3 bedroom Carlsbad homeThe supply of single family detached homes remains limited in Carlsbad, and has been for some time (read the September 2017 Carlsbad Real Estate Market Report for more details on the Carlsbad housing market).



Indeed, at this time based on the rate of sales this year we have only 1.2 months of inventory of single family detached homes with 3-bedrooms, based on the current rate of sales over the last 3 months.


3-bedroom homes make up 24% of the total inventory of detached single family homes currently for sale in Carlsbad.



Current Listings:


35 single family detached homes

$560,000 to $7,695,000 (oceanfront)

Living space ranges from 1038 SF to 5675 SF


Of the 35 homes for sale 20 are priced under $1M, offering a range of options for Carlsbad buyers with varying budgets. Here’s the breakdown on pricing:


Under $750,000                   6

$750,001 - $1,000,000        14

$1,000,001 - $1,500,000     10

$1,500,001 - $2,000,000     3

Over $2,500,000                  2


Carlsbad buyers interested in a single story home with 3 bedrooms have 16 homes for choose from.



Of the current listings 3-bedoom homes range in age from 1947 to new, with 2 homes available per the MLS at Robertson Ranch that are new builds/being built.




2017 Sales of 3-Bedroom Homes Year-to-Date:


Sales of 3 bedroom homes in 2017 year-to-date in Carlsbad have been brisk, with 271 sales, on the market an average of 28 days. Sales prices ranged from $530,000 to $5,180,333 (average price was $912,494; median was $829,000).



Pending 3-Bedroom Home Sales:


Is the housing market for 3-bedroom homes busy? You bet. There are 33 3-bedroom Carlsbad homes in pending status (these homes have been on the market for 40 days on average), at list prices ranging from $630,000 to $2,399,000.



Carlsbad home searchWhy not start your search now for 3 bedroom Carlsbad homes, using the link below.



And if you prefer, you can broaden your search and check out all homes for sale in Carlsbad if your bedroom requirements are flexible - just click on the photo to the right for updated listing 24/7.



Or 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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Comment balloon 3 commentsJeff Dowler, CRS • October 20 2017 11:37PM


Holy cow, Jeff, 16 homes to choose from in Carlsbad? This is terrible. Fortunately, buyers have you to be on top of things and immediately notify them of new listings.

Posted by Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you (Lyon Real Estate) 10 months ago

Hi Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents 

It's definitely a market when you have to keep a careful watch, especially if you want a 3-bedroom home.


Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad (Solutions Real Estate ) 10 months ago

Jeff three bedroom homes are the most popular size homes around here.  Your report has a lot of valuable information for Buyers and Sellers in Carlsbad, CA.

Posted by George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert (George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages) 10 months ago