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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 ⇢
Professionals Answer: “How Do I Increase My Santa Cruz Home’s Value?” (Part 1 of 3)

Professionals Answer: “How Do I Increase My Santa Cruz Home’s Value?” (Part 1 of 3)

When preparing to sell their Santa Cruz home, a common question pops up. Homeowners want to know what they can do to get the maximum selling price on their Aptos, Capitola… Read more ⇢
Buy a Santa Cruz Condo Instead of Paying for Your Child’s Dorm Housing

Buy a Santa Cruz Condo Instead of Paying for Your Child’s Dorm Housing

  With the costs of tuition, dorm fees and rents increasing, you should consider buying a condo while your kid is attending the University of California Santa Cruz  or Cabrillo… Read more ⇢
Can You Sell Your Aptos House with Unpermitted Changes?

Can You Sell Your Aptos House with Unpermitted Changes?

Often, homeowners make changes and upgrades to their Aptos home without securing a permit. In some cases, permits are not required, but in many cases they are. When you attempt to sell… Read more ⇢
Planning a Fall Open House in Santa Cruz

Planning a Fall Open House in Santa Cruz

Your Santa Cruz home is newly on the market and you want to have an open house, but you don’t know how to show it best in the shorter autumn… Read more ⇢
Planning for Multi-Generational Living in Watsonville

Planning for Multi-Generational Living in Watsonville

Extended families living in one Watsonville home are more the norm these days. When looking for a home in La Selva Beach, Pajaro Dunes or Watsonville to share with your older… Read more ⇢
Wanting to Sell Your Capitola Home but Not Quite Ready to Move?

Wanting to Sell Your Capitola Home but Not Quite Ready to Move?

You know that you need to move, and the market is right to sell, but you’re not quite ready to pack up everything. After all, you still have to live in… Read more ⇢
What Gen Y Looks for in a Santa Cruz Home to Buy

What Gen Y Looks for in a Santa Cruz Home to Buy

If you’ve lived in your Santa Cruz home for some time, you notice when the neighborhood around you is changing to a younger demographic. Thinking this might be a good time… Read more ⇢
How to Survive Aptos Transition

How to Survive Aptos Transition

Timing the closing of your new Aptos home purchase with the end of your lease agreement or sale of your existing home is tricky, to say the least. Rarely does it… Read more ⇢
Mortgage Rates and Santa Cruz County Housing Prices Expected to Rise in 2014

Mortgage Rates and Santa Cruz County Housing Prices Expected to Rise in 2014

Even though 30-year fixed rates dropped in the first half of January, many analysts expect fixed mortgage rates to go up somewhat… Read more ⇢
Unwrap Relaxation at Your Capitola Home This Season

Unwrap Relaxation at Your Capitola Home This Season

Planning an adult only holiday party in your Capitola home can be a wonderful way to de-stress this holiday season. We all know that this time of year is full… Read more ⇢
Expressing Gratitude For Your Santa Cruz Home

Expressing Gratitude For Your Santa Cruz Home

Thanksgiving is a time to consider all the amazing gifts and treasures we are awarded in our lives. It’s a time to be grateful for your Santa Cruz home and… Read more ⇢
Is Fall Well Anticipated in Your Aptos Home

Is Fall Well Anticipated in Your Aptos Home

How do you welcome fall at your Aptos home? Do you pull out the hay bales, carve up the pumpkins, welcome the howling wind and wait as the leaves fall… Read more ⇢
Your Santa Cruz Home Options Increase After 55

Your Santa Cruz Home Options Increase After 55

Have you found that your Santa Cruz home no longer suits your needs and lifestyle? Perhaps your family size has changed or you have recently retired and are just seeking… Read more ⇢
5 Tips To Keep Your Aptos Home Easily Maintained

5 Tips To Keep Your Aptos Home Easily Maintained

Summer is here and it’s time to take a look around your home to see what, if any, preventative maintenance is needed. With this checklist and a couple of weekends… Read more ⇢

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