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Buyers are always interested in the history of the home they are purchasing.  More so with older homes in this area of Humboldt County, California.  Many of the older homes in this area were built by 'Lumber Barons', even many of the smaller ones. If you will be selling your home in the near futu...
12/21/2011
To all the members of Active Rain and to all the residents of Humboldt County, California; My Best Wishes for a Wonderful and Safe Christmas! 1. Enjoy time with your family! 2. Attend the service of your choice.   3. Be careful driving (you know the drill). 4. Don't forget the pets (keep them war...
12/20/2011
'Drumming up a Story' at The Humboldt County, California Library, 1313 Third St.  Eureka, CA 95501 on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at 6;15 PM. A creative story hour for children aged 3 to 12 with storyteller Anita Punla will drum up your energy with music, deftly told stories and a video. Bring y...
12/19/2011
If you are considering doing a kitchen remodel yourself and you have a 'galley' kitchen, you may want to consider doing half the kitchen at a time. One of the biggest problems with a kitchen remodel is the loss of the kitchen while the remodel is going on.  In a smaller home with a galley kitchen...
12/19/2011
Living in the Redwoods presents some unique challenges for the real estate professional. Many homes here are surrounded by second growth Redwood Trees.  Although second growth Redwoods are not near as large as old growth Redwoods in most cases, they do reach 150 plus feet and in many cases are fi...
12/19/2011
If you will be shopping for a home in this area of Coastal Northern California, one important consideration will be "We Have No Basements".  At least we have very few basements and those homes that have them usually have problems that are associated with the basement. The water table in this area...
12/19/2011
If you will be placing your home on the market and you have a storage shed on your property; the storage shed also needs to be ready to be shown. 1. Clean it out and move the contents to a storage area.  The only exception is for lawn care equipment.  If you store gasoline powered lawn equipment ...
12/19/2011
Two of the most indispensable tools in the real estate business in this area are windproof golf umbrellas!  The large type!  I leave one in the office and always have one available in my vehicle.      The one in the office is used to walk clients to their vehicle during an unexpected down pour.  ...
12/19/2011
If you will be replacing the stove hood over your gas range or cook top during a kitchen remodel give some consideration to purchasing an upgraded model with advanced features. Inexpensive stove hoods have historically been noisy, paying for a more expensive model will usually provide a quieter f...
12/19/2011
This area of Northern California has many interesting local terms.  One of the more interestering local terms is "The Saw Shop". When clients have relocated to this area and they call to obtain a recommendation on where to buy a lawn mower, my answer is "The Saw Shop".  The answer always requires...
12/19/2011
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