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The real estate rantings of John Ford of Humboldt County
When someone asks me, how far away is Eureka from san Francisco? I always answer, "oh just about an hour south of the Oregon border." The usual reaction I get is, "oh that's not too far, you must be near Napa!" "uuummm, no, we are about 6 hours north of SF and 4 hours east of Redding. We are the ...
A good friend of mine was telling me about this cool new phone number to get information for phone listings just like the archaic 411 system. Well, I also came across a text service from Google that is also FREE!! You can text 46645 or GOOGL and get sports scores, business addresses and phone num...
Every Thursday evening on the Eureka Boardwalk, we have what is called a Summer Cincert Series. On this day, it was absolutely beautiful! Blue skys, calm waters and very little wind. There was plenty of dancing and great food. This band came all the way from San Francisco and they rocked the pier...
  If you've ever had the suspicion that your bank is overcharging you, you may be right!   In fact, banks are making windfall profits off of unsuspecting consumers.  And it's money you don't have to be losing.   According to Liz Pulliam Weston, personal finance writer for MSN Money, the banking i...
Who else would like to own their own swimming and fishing hole!?       Address: 19633 STATE HIGHWAY 36 , Carlotta , CA 95528 List Number: 224108 Status Active Property Type Land Type of Property River Bar Cross Street none List Price $ 130,000 Acres 1.18 Lot Size 1 - 1.99 Acres Lot Dimensions 85x...
I just can't believe it! I noticed many online newspapers now have the ability to embed video and are using flash programming to keep their readers engaged. Then a thought struck me...what if we could advertise our listings as a virtual tour to really maximize the home's exposure? I took out my c...
Lagging sales have forced many homeowners to look for alternative methods to sell their homes. Humboldt County now has almost 13 months of inventory and about 725 listings on the market. Where are they going to find ready willing and able buyers in this market? Home auctions! We had a home sale v...
I've been hearing of so many people making the decision to just walk away from their home because they just can not get caught up on their payments. STOP! Don't do that! Beleive it or not, you have options! "We truly believe that foreclosure is the worst alternative for all parties concerned andg...
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Address: 3207 ALBEE Street , Eureka , CA 95503 List Number: 225401 Status Active Type of Property Residential Cross Street Everding List Price $ 165,000 Total Bedrooms 3 Total Baths 2.00 Total Rooms 6 SqFt. 1350 Garage Type None Gar Stls 0 Year Built 1890 Style Craftsman Fireplace N # of Firepla...

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Humboldt County Real Estate blog. Talking about day to day real estate dealings between Rio Dell and Trinidad and includes Arcata, Fortuna and McKinleyville