Yes, you CAN buy a CARLSBAD HOME FOR SALE for under $500,000 these days.
Even with the current entry point of around $360,000 for a single family detached home, you will be able to find both detached homes and condos in this price range. While many of the detached Carlsbad homes for sale under $500,000 are short sales and REOs, there are some great opportunities. But given our market, you can expect some competition and multiple offers on good properties.
You can SEARCH FOR CARLSBAD HOMES FOR SALE UNDER $500,000 here.
And take a look at my SHORT SALE CHECKLIST BELOW (easy download) with some important things to know if you are considering buying a short sale.