Carlsbad Real Estate News and Views: 3-Bedroom Homes for Sale in Carlsbad - May 2019 Update

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3-Bedroom Homes for Sale in Carlsbad - May 2019 Update

Carlsbad 3-Bedroom Homes for Sale

May 2019 Market Update

 

Carlsbad home buyers are often interested in buying 3-bedroom homes when engaged in a home search. For some home buying tips and advice check out How to Buy a Home (video series of 1 - 2 minute videos). You might also want to downloan my free Spring 2019 Buyer Guide.

 

For some buyers it’s a first home, while others may be down-sizing from a larger property. A 3-bedroom home might specifically meet desired lifestyle and budget needs. And then there are those buyers looking for a Carlsbad beach home, near or on the ocean, who are willing to settle for a 3-bedroom home in order to be on or close to the beach.

 

Read about the 10 essential things to consider when buying a second home

 

The inventory of single family detached homes has increased in Carlsbad since December 2018 by 43%, however the housing market remains one that favor sellers becuase of the increased demand (read the Carlsbad Real Estate Market Report for April 2019 for more details on the current Carlsbad housing market).

 

At the present time, based on the rate of sales so far this year, we have about 3.5 months of inventory of single family detached homes with 3-bedrooms.

 

3-bedroom homes make up about 30% of the current inventory of detached single family homes for sale in Carlsbad.

 

3 bedroom home in Carlsbad

 

CURRENT LISTINGS OF 3-BEDROOM HOMES FOR SALE IN CARLSBAD

64 active single family detached homes

$690,000 to $12,995,000 (development or large estate opportunity)

Living space ranges from 1227 SF to 3337 SF

Average marketing time is 44 days

 

Of the 64 homes for sale well over half (34) are priced under $1M, which provides a range of budget options for Carlsbad buyers. Here’s the breakdown on pricing:

 

Under $750,000                    9

$750,001 - $1,000,000         35

$1,000,001 - $1,500,000      13

$1,500,001 - $2,000,000      5

$2,000,001+                         2

 

Buyers who prefer to have a single story Carlsbad home with 3 bedrooms have a fair number of options, with 32 (50%) homes to choose from among the current listings.

 

While some buyers prefer new homes many are interested in resales, and of course there is greater selection. Of the current 3-bedoom listings homes range in age from 1945 to newly-built or under construction; 2 homes are available per the MLS in The Preserve new home community priced at $780,990 and $780,990. There are 2 other new construction homes available per the MLS in Carlsbad both priced at $1,499,000.

 

New construction homes may not be immediately available for move in. And not all new construction is listed in our MLS. If buying a new home is of interest to you, give me a call at (760) 840-1360 and we can explore the current options for you in your price range (Read 6 Things Buyers Should Know About Buying New Homes in Carlslad).

 

2019 YEAR-TO-DATE SALES OF 3-BEDROOM HOMES IN CARLSBAD

Sales of 3 bedroom homes Carlsbad so far in 2019 have been fairly brisk, with 92 sales, on the market an average of 35 days. Sales prices have ranged from $640,000 to $2,000,000 (the average price was $921,243; median price was $834,000).

 

22% of the sales were cash transactions. Buyers were able to negotiate 2% off the original list price, on average. However 30% of Carlsbad buyers paid asking price or better for their new homes.

 

PENDING 3-BEDROOM HOME SALES IN CARLSBAD

Is the Carlsbad housing market busy for 3-bedroom homes? Yes it is! 34 3-bedroom Carlsbad homes are pending (these homes have been on the market for 30 days on average), at list prices ranging from $630,000 to $1,399,000 (average price of the pending homes is $905,963).

 

Carlsbad home searchIf you are ready to start your search for a 3-bedroom Carlsbad home for sale, check out the complete inventory of 3-bedroom single family detached homes, using the link at the bottom of the page.

 

You can also search a complete list of homes for sale in Carlsbad, both detached and attached, by clicking on the photo to the right (MLS updates this 24/7) if your bedroom requirements are flexible and you are OK with a condo or town home.

 

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 together and discuss 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 4 commentsJeff Dowler, CRS • May 31 2019 03:17PM

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Hey Jeff, thanks for the latest stats on Carlsbad 3 bedroom homes. You do a great job keeping up with the market - no wonder you're the local expert to call. Happy Friday. D 

Posted by Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA (ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors) 20 days ago

Looks like 3-bedroom homes are what buyers are looking for in the Carlsbad area. Excellent market report on the Carlsbad real estate for 3-bedroom homes.

Posted by Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate (Vision Quest Realty) 20 days ago

Unstatistically speaking but with experience...this is the favorite size home most people have in mind to purchase.

Posted by Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce (EXP Realty 414-525-0563) 19 days ago

Jeff clearly the sweet spot for inventory is in the $750k- $1million range, many on this platform have a hard time fathoming it:) Endre

Posted by Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices) 18 days ago

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