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Real Estate Agent - Century 21 Foothill
Real Estate in Rural Counties

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2010 

(These notes and the commentaries that follow are a Facebook project based on Barbara Kingsolver's book "ANIMAL, VEGETABLE, MIRACLE A Year of Food Life." Each week a project member writes a response based on one chapter of the book. Together we read and talk our way through a year in the life of ...
06/27/2010
Six Reasons to Eat Locally and Six Ways to Eat Locally We are blessed to live in Nevada County for many reasons.  You may never have thought about one of those reasons. Nevada County could actually sustain and feed its own population.  Not right now, it doesn't, not by a long shot, but it could i...
06/22/2010
We talked to folks who have lived in Alta Sierra for many years and asked them what they liked about living there.  Here's what they said: 1.  The location is perfect, about midway between Auburn and Grass valley. 2.  It looks and feels like a park. 3.  It's so quiet.  At night, an acorn falling ...
06/20/2010
Tucked away between Highway 49 on the west and Dog Bar Road on the east, Alta Sierra is a community of about 7000 people.  It's about  half way between Auburn and Grass Valley.  At 2300 feet, Alta Sierra is nestled among regal ponderosa pines , in fact it's just at the point where the deciduous G...
06/20/2010
Here is a comparison of homes sold and homes currently for sale in 3 Nevada County communities:  Alta Sierra, Lake of the Pines, and Lake Wildwood.  This data is provided by the Nevada County Association of Realtors Multiple Listing Service (MLS).  There are a few more homes sold and for sale in ...
06/20/2010
Conventional home evaluations for the rural areas between Auburn, CA and Grass Valley, CA will yield that most-important  statistic--price per square foot.  This datum will be the foundation for the price estimated by appraisers.  But, in our rural areas where properties vary enormously in acreag...
06/19/2010
Conventional home evaluations for the rural areas between Auburn, CA and Grass Valley, CA will yield that most-important  statistic--price per square foot.  This datum will be the foundation for the price estimated by appraisers.  But, in our rural areas where properties vary enormously in acreag...
06/15/2010