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Green Homes Mean Higher Sales Prices in California

Green Homes Mean Higher Sales Prices in California

Does purchasing a more efficient and sustainable home in Santa Cruz County mean that you’ll have to spend more money in process? This is one of the biggest issues regarding sustainable living which causes many to wonder if purchasing a…

Condo/Townhomes: Capitola CA Market Report for the Week of August 20, 2012

Condo/Townhomes: Capitola CA Market Report for the Week of August

Capitola CA Market Report | The median list price in CAPITOLA, CA 95010 this week is $329,000. Capitola Townhouse and Condo inventory has been lightening lately and the Market Action Index has been trending up. Though days-on-market is increasing, these…

Aptos, CA Housing Market Report for the Week of August 20, 2012

Aptos, CA Housing Market Report for the Week of August 20, 2012

The median list price in APTOS, CA 95003 this week is $665,881. The 60 properties have been on the market for an average of 110 days. The Market Action Index has been trending down lately, while inventory is climbing. These…

Watsonville Fly-in Air Show- Aug 31- Sept 2nd

Watsonville Fly-in Air Show- Aug 31- Sept 2nd

Give your summer the send off it deserves at the 47th Annual Watsonville Fly-in and Air Show!  Spend your Labor Day weekend admiring the diverse aircraft on display and enjoying the high-flying aerobatics of some of aviation’s top pilots.  The…

Watsonville, CA Market Report for the Week of August 20, 2012

Watsonville, CA Market Report for the Week of August 20, 2012

The median list price in WATSONVILLE, CA 95076 this week is $399,625. The 188 properties have been on the market for an average of 160 days. With inventory and days-on-market basically unchanged and the Market Action Index decreasing, the market…

Soquel, CA Market Report for the Week of August 20, 2012

Soquel, CA Market Report for the Week of August 20, 2012

The median list price in SOQUEL, CA 95073 this week is $739,000. The 25 properties have been on the market for an average of 135 days. Inventory has been tightening and days-on-market decreasing recently. The Market Action Index has been…

Santa Cruz, CA Real Estate Market Report for mid-August 2012

Santa Cruz, CA Real Estate Market Report for mid-August 2012

The median list price in SANTA CRUZ, CA this week is $699,000. The Market Action Index has been trending down lately, while inventory is climbing. These trends imply a weakening market. Supply and Demand In terms of supply and demand, the…

Big Kahuna Triathlon 2012 Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Big Kahuna Triathlon 2012 Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Get off the couch and flex those muscles all while taking in the breathtaking views of the rugged California coast at the 2012 Big Kahuna Triathlon.  This year’s race is set for September 9 and features a course that is…

Links & Tees – Buying a Santa Cruz Golf Course Home

Links & Tees – Buying a Santa Cruz Golf Course Home

Santa Cruz Golf Course Homes | Santa Cruz County boasts no fewer than six golf courses, ranging from private to public and from Boulder Creek to Watsonville. As August is national golf month, you may find yourself enjoying a game…

Shakespeare Santa Cruz

Shakespeare Santa Cruz

Hailed by USA Today as “one of the nation’s top ten most influential” Shakespeare companies, Shakespeare Santa Cruz is an annual can’t-miss event for those who love theatre, culture, or just a fun night out.  SSC has been bringing the…

Fannie Mae Reports Optimism in Home Buying | Santa Cruz Real Estate

Fannie Mae Reports Optimism in Home Buying | Santa Cruz Real Esta

You may have noticed more “for sale” signs around your Santa Cruz neighborhood of late and that is a sign of change—of positive change—according to Fannie Mae. The Santa Cruz real estate market is showing definite signs of improvement which…

Scotts Valley, CA – History and Facts

Scotts Valley, CA – History and Facts

Located in Santa Cruz California, Scotts Valley is about 26 miles south of San Jose and nearly 46 miles north of Monterey Bay. With a population of 11,580 in 2010, the city’s main access point is provided by Route 17…

Deciding Between Buying a Home or Buying a Condo

Deciding Between Buying a Home or Buying a Condo

In your search for the right home, you will likely be doing a lot of footwork and analysis. Before you begin looking at actual homes, it is wise to determine how much home you can afford and the level of…

Pets & Your Home For Sale

Pets & Your Home For Sale

Many home owners own pets. In fact, that is one of the bonuses to home ownership! However are you aware that your pet(s) can result in your home taking longer to sell or being sold at a reduced price? This…

Seymour Marine Discovery Center – Santa Cruz

Seymour Marine Discovery Center – Santa Cruz

Do you want to pet a shark?  How about hold a sea star?  See the world’s largest whale skeleton?  Then you’re in luck!  Here in Santa Cruz you can do all those things and more at the Seymour Marine Discovery…

Scotts Valley Art and Wine Festival – Aug 11th and 12th

Scotts Valley Art and Wine Festival – Aug 11th and 12th

If you’re looking for an exciting event that the entire family can enjoy, come out and enjoy the 13th Annual Scotts Valley Art & Wine Festival. The adults can take advantage of the wine & beer tasting while the younger…

Home Buyers & Sellers – How Quickly Can You Move?

Home Buyers & Sellers – How Quickly Can You Move?

Often when I speak to someone who wants to sell their home, they have an immediate need. The same is true for home buyers. When they are ready, no time is fast enough for finding a home! How long do…

What it Takes to Get Your Home Sold

What it Takes to Get Your Home Sold

Trying to sell your home but not getting the foot traffic and interest you expected? Chances are your home is not priced correctly or not available at the right hours. Pricing to sell is a very individual process and may…