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The Home Equity Playbook

The Home Equity Playbook

What is Home Equity? Home equity seems to be a very simple calculation — the total amount of mortgages owed subtracted from the current market value of a home. Read more ⇢
Are You Ready to Buy a Home in Santa Cruz?

Are You Ready to Buy a Home in Santa Cruz?

Okay, it’s one of the biggest decisions of your life, so when do you know if you’re ready? Homeownership readiness can come at any age …… Read more ⇢
How to Amp Up The Resale Value of Your Home

How to Amp Up The Resale Value of Your Home

Whether you’re putting your home on the market this year or in the next five years, it is a smart decision to start building your home’s resale value now. Here… Read more ⇢
Least Expensive Homes For Sale in Santa Cruz

Least Expensive Homes For Sale in Santa Cruz

Affordable Homes For Sale In Santa Cruz City Check back often for new economy homes for sale in Santa Cruz as the listings are updated daily or as new properties come… Read more ⇢
Cliffwood Heights Homes and Real Estate

Cliffwood Heights Homes and Real Estate

Cliffwood Heights Perched Above the Pacific in Scenic Setting Capitola is a small city that lies just south of Santa Cruz.  It can be divided into a number of smaller… Read more ⇢
A Beginner’s Guide to Real Estate Investing

A Beginner’s Guide to Real Estate Investing

Despite the grim economic outlook for some industries, one sector is gaining viability — real estate. According to the 2016 Emerging Trends in Real Estate, which was released by… Read more ⇢
Get Your Credit Score in Shape Before Buying a Home

Get Your Credit Score in Shape Before Buying a Home

Get Your Credit Score in Shape Before Buying a Home How strong is your credit? Cleaning up your credit is essential before you make any major financial moves. Having a… Read more ⇢
Selling? Should You Exchange That Carpet for Hardwood

Selling? Should You Exchange That Carpet for Hardwood

Flooring is one of the more controversial subjects when it comes to home improvements. There are two firm camps and rarely do they meet in the middle. When you’re… Read more ⇢
Buying with Reselling in Mind

Buying with Reselling in Mind

If you know that the home you are buying my have to be sold within a few years, you have a few extra items you need to pay… Read more ⇢
Organic Organizing

Organic Organizing

Organic — denoting a relation between elements of something such that they fit together harmoniously as necessary parts of a whole. — characterized… Read more ⇢
Use Your Tax Refund On Your Home

Use Your Tax Refund On Your Home

Have you filed your taxes yet? We know — tax season isn’t anybody’s favorite time of the year (except, of course, for tax accountants). But if… Read more ⇢
Learning Your Neighborhood Before an Emergency, Part 2

Learning Your Neighborhood Before an Emergency, Part 2

As a new homeowner, you may not know what to do when the unforeseen happens. Knowing what to do in a household emergency can save valuable time and may… Read more ⇢
Learning Your Neighborhood Before an Emergency, Part 1

Learning Your Neighborhood Before an Emergency, Part 1

You just moved. You started your new job. You super busy unpacking and getting settled. You get sick in the evening or on… Read more ⇢
When You Should – and Shouldn’t – DIY

When You Should – and Shouldn’t – DIY

Are you starting to feel a little bored with your house? Are you daydreaming about making some changes? At some point, most homeowners want to spruce up their… Read more ⇢
Easy Home Improvements to Drive Away the Winter Blues

Easy Home Improvements to Drive Away the Winter Blues

Whether you’ve just moved into a new house or are preparing to sell, don’t let the fact that it’s cold outside stop you from getting started. Here are some… Read more ⇢

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