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Around Santa Cruz – Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

Around Santa Cruz – Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

  Outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers flock to the Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, nestled amongst the majestic trees of the Santa Cruz Mountains on Highway 9.  Featuring over 20 miles of stunning hiking and riding trails that wind through…

Protecting Your Santa Cruz Home From Winter Storms

Protecting Your Santa Cruz Home From Winter Storms

Just because Santa Cruz County residents don’t have to worry about snow, doesn’t mean that we don’t need to prepare our homes for winter weather. Cooling weather trends bring with them rain and wind and can also result in damage…

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk – One of California’s Best

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk – One of California’s Best

You don’t have to leave Santa Cruz to visit the world’s best seaside park.  It’s right here at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk!  This amusement park has been delighting visitors with its exciting rides, interesting history, beautiful beach setting and…

Chaminade Resort and Spa | World Class Santa Cruz Real Estate

Chaminade Resort and Spa | World Class Santa Cruz Real Estate

Chaminade Resort and Spa | World Class Santa Cruz Real Estate Location: Chaminade Lane,  Santa Cruz, CA 95065 Phone: (831) 475-5600 Reservations: 800-283-6569 Website: http://www.chaminade.com/ Perched above the city on a piece of a world class Santa Cruz real estate is Chaminade Resort and…

If You Are Considering a Real Estate Short Sale: Read This!

If You Are Considering a Real Estate Short Sale: Read This!

A Short Sale May Be Your Best Way Out of Bad Real Estate Situation While no one wants to lose their home, the trauma is made far worse by the destruction of your credit ratings that is attendant in the…

Make Your Home Desirable for Santa Cruz Buyers

Make Your Home Desirable for Santa Cruz Buyers

Consider Future Santa Cruz Buyers Are you selling your Santa Cruz home? Ideally, homeowners would like to buy a house that not only fits their needs, but is also easy to sell to future Santa Cruz buyers.  You may ask…

Items to Consider When Buying a Santa Cruz Historic Home

Items to Consider When Buying a Santa Cruz Historic Home

Santa Cruz Historic Homes Santa Cruz has no shortage of historic homes, from Mission St. Victorians to the Downtown Italianate and Queen Anne homes to turn of the century farm homes in the Seabright neighborhood.  Maybe you have entertained the…

Aptos, An Exclusive Santa Cruz Location

Aptos, An Exclusive Santa Cruz Location

Aptos is a beautiful town located in California with a population of about 6,300 residents. Not an official city in California, the Aptos area is composed of many small communities in Santa Cruz. The Aptos community was given its name…

Consider Walkability When Purchasing Your Next Santa Cruz Home

Consider Walkability When Purchasing Your Next Santa Cruz Home

There is a lot to consider when purchasing a Santa Cruz home and neighborhood location is key.  Your future homeowner happiness is tied to the ease of accessibility to local Santa Cruz businesses and schools.  Are you aware that you…

Keeping Cool in Your Santa Cruz Home Despite the Indian Summer Heat

Keeping Cool in Your Santa Cruz Home Despite the Indian Summer He

Indian Summer heat comes in waves in Santa Cruz We have been having near record weather in Santa Cruz County these past few days. To keep the good times rolling despite the Indian Summer heat, the following tips (some slightly…

Reduce Your Utility Bills with Santa Cruz Home Efficiency Basics

Reduce Your Utility Bills with Santa Cruz Home Efficiency Basics

Save Money with Simple Steps for Homeowners Each time the price of electricity increases or the price at the pump jumps, consumers show concern for energy efficiency. Santa Cruz home owners should take such signals to heart. As energy costs…

Your Home | Involving the Family in DIY Projects

Your Home | Involving the Family in DIY Projects

School is back in session, and if you have kids, you’re probably more concerned with providing the necessary signatures to syllabi and helping with homework than you are with the condition of your home. Still, those do-it-yourself projects lurk in…

Santa Cruz Home Buying Made Easier with Low Interest Rates

Santa Cruz Home Buying Made Easier with Low Interest Rates

Today’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS) compiled by Freddie Mac showed a slight decrease or stay in mortgage rates. If you are in the market to buy a home in Santa Cruz, now is an excellent time to lock in…

Sell Your Home in 2012

Sell Your Home in 2012

September is upon us and if you want to sell your home before the year’s end, there are a few things you should know! Get a Great Agent – Oddly enough, I happen to know one, so can help you…

Amazing Santa Cruz Real Estate for Sale | Llamas and 147 Acres

Amazing Santa Cruz Real Estate for Sale | Llamas and 147 Acres

If you’re looking to purchase a new house or if you simply want to enhance and improve your current home, then you must definitely take a look at the Santa Cruz real estate listed below. The following property is part…

Mystery Spot Attracts Global Visitors to Santa Cruz

Mystery Spot Attracts Global Visitors to Santa Cruz

Gravity is Strange Here The Mystery Spot is a place in the redwood forested mountains near the city of Santa Cruz, CA where gravity seems to work in strange fashion.  Objects will appear to roll upward, people seem to stand…

Santa Cruz Real Estate Market Report for the Week of August 27, 2012

Santa Cruz Real Estate Market Report for the Week of August 27, 2

The median list price in SANTA CRUZ, CA the week of August 27th is $689,000. Santa Cruz Real Estate Market Report Inventory has been lightening lately and the Market Action Index has been trending up. Though days-on-market is increasing, these are…

Owning a Second Home—a Dream or a Reality?

Owning a Second Home—a Dream or a Reality?

Do you dream about owning a second home in Santa Cruz? Perhaps you find yourself in a position where it would make sense to have a second home in a vacation location like Santa Cruz or a condo near family…