Carlsbad Real Estate News and Views: Q3 2018 Market Report for the Carlsbad 92008 Area – Detached Homes

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Q3 2018 Market Report for the Carlsbad 92008 Area – Detached Homes

Q3 2018 Market Report for the Carlsbad 92008 Area

Detached Single Family Homes


The third quarter of 2018 for home sales in the 92008 area of Carlsbad was busy, with some shifts in the market as compared to the same period in 2017 (here are links to the Q3 2018 market reports for 92010 and 92011 for comparison).


This market report specifically looks at the sales activity for single family detached homes in the Carlsbad 92008, an area of diverse housing.


The Carlsbad 92008 area includes Carlsbad Village, Olde Carlsbad and The Barrio (Carlsbad’s first neighborhoods), Telescope Point, expensive beach-front areas (read more about the financial considerations of buying a beach front home) in the Village and south along Carlsbad Boulevard to the oceanfront neighborhood of Terramar, the lagoon-front neighborhood of Bay Cove, several condo communities and residential neighborhoods close to the Agua Hedionda Lagoon, and more. There is a broad mix of attached (condos, town homes, twin homes) and detached single family homes. You will also find a selection of new homes, too, in small enclaves!



  •         59 single family detached homes sold in the July to September time frame, 5% more than in the same period in 2017, but 8% fewer than sold in Q2 of this year
  •         Average sales price was $1,213,743, up 20% from Q3 2017, and up 12% from the average sales price for Q2 of this year
  •         Sales prices ranged from $660,000 to $6,500,000
  •         Marketing time averaged 38 days, compared to 39 in 2017

Homes sold for 96% of asking price on average, but with 33% of the properties selling at asking price or above.

26% of the home sales were cash transactions.


Oceanfront homes at Terramar Carlsbad 92008


  •         52 single family detached homes are for sale
  •         Prices range from $749,000 for a 4 bedroom 3 bath 2840 SF home to $29,950,000 for a stunning 10,000 SF oceanfront property in Terramar (on the market for 8 months and one of the most expensive homes for sale on the public market in San Diego)
  •         8 of the homes are new construction (priced from $1,354,974 to $3.495M)
  •         Average list price is $2,016,407 (10 homes are listed at over $2M)
  •         Homes have been on the market an average of 75 days.

20 homes are pending, priced from $780,000 to $1,628,857

Average marketing time is 68 days for the homes that are pending

At the current rate of sales over the last 3 months we have only 3 months of available inventory of single family detached homes in the 92008 area, a market that favors sellers.


If you would like more detailed information about the local real estate market conditions in the 92008 area, or are interested in exploring the housing options in your budget, please contact me at (760) 840-1360 for a personal consultation.


Carlsbad homes searchYou can search the complete Carlsbad inventory (detached AND attached homes) by clicking on the photo to the right>>>>>>>>>.


Or narrow your search to the 92008 area using the link at the bottom of the page.



And if you are interested in selling your Carlsbad home, let’s sit down and discuss the local market conditions, the current market value of your home, and create a plan for getting your home sold for top dollar as quickly as possible.


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Comment balloon 2 commentsJeff Dowler, CRS • October 26 2018 08:59PM


Jeff Dowler, CRS very valuable comprehensive 3rd quarter of 2018, report for Carlsbad 92008.

Posted by John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service (Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest) 5 months ago

Thanks for stopping by and commenting John Pusa . I appreciate the kind words. Hope all is well.


Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) 5 months ago