Get To Know Dennis & Sunshine Smith....

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Dennis and Sunshine Smith ~ Carlsbad Real Estate Agents 


Hi, I'm Dennis. Here is a bit of my journey..

I  became interested in Real Estate when I graduated from High School in Madison WI.  I  was looking at investment homes there with my Father when my  uncle wrote me and said he had a job for him.  My uncle said "You will report for duty at 32nd Street Naval Station, San Diego." Yes, that uncle, our Uncle Sam. 5.5 years later he received an Honorable Discharge from the Navy.

Realizing the value of Real Estate and the beauty of the San Diego area, Dennis purchased his first home in 1972 in San Diego for $17,900. He was an easy buyer and, having little knowledge of Real Estate, he relied on his agent. She took him to 3 homes that met his basic criteria and he said "I'll take that one." As a 24 year old single Sailor, living on ship, he had nothing for the home. He completely filled his home in one weekend via the newspaper, garage & estate sales using his VW van with the sunroof.

Our motto is "Making a Difference 4U"

Our strongest source of new business is referrals from past clients. Our style is easy going yet very knowledgeable. Our goal is to find the home you want at a price you can afford or help you to sell your home at the price you want.

We are here to guide you through the maze of home buying or selling. Whether you are a first time homebuyer or a seasoned Real Estate investor, there are always new laws and changes in procedures.

We help you make sense of all the paperwork and put your mind at ease throughout the whole transaction and beyond.

You can reach us most nights and weekends, not just 9 to 5.

Most of our clients are concerned with what's important to THEM & not about our personal accomplishments so that's where our focus is. We are here to meet YOUR goals and make YOUR transaction smooth & profitable.


We have developed a specialized program to help buyers that we call the Preferred Buyers Search (PBS). It keeps you informed of new properties when they first come on the market or when they are reduced into your range.

You get to say Yes or NO instead of "I would have bought that if I had known soon enough".


As a seller you get two Guarantees!  Our Satisfaction Guarantee which allows you to cancel a listing if we are not doing our job to your satisfaction. And our Maximum Exposure Guarantee wherein we guarantee to have your home on the Internet within 24 hours and to advertise it everyday until it is sold! We want to be your Realtors for Life!

Having trouble making your mortgage payments? Schedule a Pre-Foreclosure & Short sale Consultation with us, there is no cost or obligation. We have earned the CDPE designation - Certified Distressed Property Expert.


We specialize in residential Real Estate in the beach and coastal communities of:

  • Rancho Santa Fe
  • Solana Beach
  • Del Mar
  • Encinitas
  • Leucadia
  • Cardiff-by-the-Sea
  • Olivenhain
  • Carlsbad
  • La Costa
  • Aviara
  • Oceanside
  • Rancho Del Oro
  • Camp Pendleton
  • Vista
  • Fallbrook
  • San Marcos
  • Sand Diego
  • 55+ Communities

                      Mission Statement: 

            To impact and improve our clients lives through Real Estate.

Dennis has been a a Full Time Realtor since 1994; Selling to Individuals, Families, First Time Buyers to Sophisticated Clientele, from Residential to Apartment Buildings.

Sunshine, also a licensed Real Estate Agent since 1998 and has 20+ years of Customer Service, Sales & Marketing experience.

She coordinates our customer service and marketing, an unbeatable combination.

We have earned the ABR Designation (Accredited Buyers Rep) and the SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist) Designation and e-PRO. CDPE - Certified Distressed Property Expert. Yes, we do Short Sales.



Dennis is also the Past President of the Encinitas Lions Club (twice), Active in the Chamber of Commerce (Ambassador of the Year twice), Active in his church.

We take Business Coaching with Brian Buffini. People there know me as the "Backscratcher Man" (ask me why).

     Join us in discovering the lifestyle of Living in and Near San Diego 




Dennis Smith CalBRE #00476662 - 1265 Carlsbad Village Dr. #100, Carlsbad CA 92008