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Real Estate Agent - Century 21 LAD Realty - BRE# 01898159
I have been in sales for many years but am new to Real Estate. Over the years I have learned that it is ok to as the question "is this something you want  to make an offer on?". I have seen other new agents in our office keep talking and showing and not writing any offers. I think if you are doin...
See All Foreclosures in Santa Cruz County Here   There are some great deals on foreclosures in Santa Cruz CA.  Being a coastal community, Santa Cruz, has not been hit as hard as some markets with foreclosures but we have not been completely spared from the hardships of the U.S. economy.  There ar...
Search Homes for Sale During our last office meeting we had a group visit us to discuss the FHA 203K loan for home buyers in Santa Cruz, Monterey, and San Benito Counties. The group consisted of a team of professionals specializing in the 203K and included a 203K certified mortgage broker, 203K ...
  With our new listing at 601 Valencia Rd in Aptos now on the market at $359,000 I have been keeping watch over the real estate market in Aptos CA under $500,000.    This morning I can report that there are 28 homes for sale in Aptos CA under $500,000.  Of the 28 homes for sale in Aptos CA 8 are...
This is a great deal ready for the taking!  601 Valencia Rd. Aptos, CA   This Aptos home set in a peaceful woodsy setting is ready for you to call home.  This home boasts 1476 square feet with three bedrooms and two baths.  Enjoy your morning coffee on the peaceful and sunny back deck of this Apt...
 First Time Homebuyer Program in Santa Cruz This First Time Homebuyer Program offered by the City of Santa Cruz  is something I stumbled across while researching the Santa Cruz Rental Inspection Program.  When I saw the words First Time Homebuyer Program I felt I had to share.  The First Time Hom...
The City of Santa Cruz (not entire county) has recently approved a program where inspections will start taking place in home that have been identified as rentals.  Priority will be given to rentals with known code violations.  In coming months homeowners will be receiving a letter from the City o...
Looks like this Pelican is no dummy!  Enjoying the sunset at Seacliff Beach and letting someone else do the fishing for him.  What a beautiful sunset at Seacliff Beach with the bonus being that when we did a 180 degree turn the full moon was coming up. Search Seacliff Beach Homes for Sale
Beautifully renovated home with an oceanview in Seacliff, CA featuring two bedrooms and two baths and two car garage.  541 Seacliff, Aptos CA   Open House Sunday August 14th 1-4pm. Search Seacliff Homes for sale       Beautiful wood flooring and granite kitchen.  Mature landscaping and yes, OCEAN...
        Notice the crowded beaches here in Santa Cruz  West Cliff Drive in Santa Cruz is a great place to take in the fantastic views of the Pacific Ocean and Monterey Bay.  Enjoy a bike ride or a walk on the path that runs along side the ocean then take in the wonders of Natural Bridges. There h...

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