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By Linda Slocum, Realtor - Santa Clarita
(RE/MAX of Santa Clarita in Valencia)
Comments 1
Santa Clarita's Summer Beach Bus program starts on May 28, just in time for the summer weather and the Memorial Day weekend.Bus service will be provided from the Valencia transfer station at the corner of McBean Parkway and Valencia Blvd, Val Verde Park, and from Richard Rioux Memorial Park in St...

By John Evarts
(Classic Property Management of Santa Clarita)
Comments 15
When I go on a listing presentation to list a home for rent, I always use my checklist. Toward the end comes the question, "HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT PETS?" The answers I get are as varied as the houses. Here are the most common? My thoughts are in italics. "What is your recommendation?" See below."A...

By John Evarts
(Classic Property Management of Santa Clarita)
Comments 2
I get this call many times a day: "MY HOME IS NOT SELLING! SHOULD I RENT IT OUT?" The answer to this question is: "It depends". I wrote a short article on it. Take a few minutes to read it. Honestly, selling and renting are not the only two options. In fact, we are working on programs that will o...

By John Evarts
(Classic Property Management of Santa Clarita)
Comments 13
THE OTHER DAY, I LOST A DEAL TO A LEASE OPTION. Ok, it's probably not what you are thinking. I work heavily in property management. I lost a rental deal. The tenants had already signed the lease, but hadn't moved in yet. Prior to move-in, they called and canceled (which they can do in CA), becaus...

By John Evarts
(Classic Property Management of Santa Clarita)
Comments 2
Do you manage your own home in Santa Clarita, CA? Are you thinking of renting out your home in Santa Clarita, CA? Below are a few tips that can lessen the stress in the landlord/tenant relationship. Screen your renters properly. This is number one for a reason. If you rent your home to the wrong ...

By Connie Ragen Green, Online Marketing Strategist
(Small Business UnMarketing)
Comments 0
John Boston, Santa Clarita's own Hemingway in residence, has once again shown his love for the Santa Clarita Rotary Club. This time he mentioned our 400 pound gorilla. We love our gorilla but usually just refer to him as David Goldstein. David is the Rotary ape dentist (written about previously i...

By Linda Slocum, Realtor - Santa Clarita
(RE/MAX of Santa Clarita in Valencia)
Comments 0
April numbers look very promising for the Santa Clarita Valley, with many homes selling close to list price and the average days on market (DOM) dropping to under 60 days in many areas. The numbers shown below are combined for condos, townhomes and single family homes in each area. CityNew Listin...

By The Robert and Brian Team - Santa Clarita Real Estate
(Realty Executives in Santa Clarita)
Comments 2
Sorry if hotness isnt a word, this is a local real estate blog, don't expect too much. Either way, the moral of the story today is that there are quite a few little hot communities in the midst of a bunch of disasters, right here in our Santa Clarita 2007 real estate market. I wrote this same blo...

By Connie Ragen Green, Online Marketing Strategist
(Small Business UnMarketing)
Comments 0
Now that the National Association of Realtors has announced that it expects prices to drop throughout the United States during the remainder of 2007 I thought about Santa Clarita. This is one of the best places to live in the country, according to a variety of sources, the weather is beautiful (e...

By Linda Slocum, Realtor - Santa Clarita
(RE/MAX of Santa Clarita in Valencia)
Comments 1
Supporters of the Santa Clarita Open Space Initiative have created an informative website to help make it easier to find information on this important initiative at http://www.scvsaveopenspace.org/.The Open Space Initiative would allow the City of Santa Clarita to buy up open space land within a ...

By The Robert and Brian Team - Santa Clarita Real Estate
(Realty Executives in Santa Clarita)
Comments 0
Interested in buying a home in the Saugus area of Santa Clarita? In the upper $600k price range? Need Rv? Want View? Want Flag Lot!? I have the home for you! I just listed one of the best located homes in Saugus, situated in the Mountain View Homes tract. I am telling you guys this is one of the ...

By Connie Ragen Green, Online Marketing Strategist
(Small Business UnMarketing)
Comments 0
The Santa Clarita Rotary Club completed a project at Old Orchard Elementary School in Newhall earlier this week. The dedication ceremony took place at the school Wednesday morning, May 16, 2007, at the school.The Rotary Club project, chaired by Nick Lentini, included fencing in a grassy area and ...

By Connie Ragen Green, Online Marketing Strategist
(Small Business UnMarketing)
Comments 2
             A roof over your head is important but if that roof is made from wood shake it may not be safe. This is especially true if you live in a high fire risk area, such as Santa Clarita. In this area wood shake roofs are typically banned even if they have been treated with a fire retardant...

By Connie Ragen Green, Online Marketing Strategist
(Small Business UnMarketing)
Comments 0
At the most recent homeowner's association meeting the residents questioned the board about the possibility of becoming a gated community. The board members stated that it would be next to impossible for us to gate our community because of the streets. They are currently publicly owned and would ...

By Connie Ragen Green, Online Marketing Strategist
(Small Business UnMarketing)
Comments 0
The weather was very warm over the past week but now it has promised to be a little cooler for the next few days. I'm not quite ready for summer, especially when the calendar still tells us it is Spring. I really cannot complain. Santa Clarita has one of the best climates in the United States. Li...

By Claes Green
(24 Hour Handyman Service)
Comments 3
Call me for your handyman needs in the Santa Clarita Valley. I serve the communities of Canyon Country, Saugus, Valencia, Newhall, Stevenson Ranch, Sand Canyon, and Castaic. My specialties include light plumbing, painting (both inside and out), ceramic tile installation and repair, hardwood floor...

By Connie Ragen Green, Online Marketing Strategist
(Small Business UnMarketing)
Comments 1
I love living here in the Plum Canyon neighborhood in Santa Clarita, California. The weather is perfect (except for a few days in August), the people are friendly, and there are so many opportunities to do charitable work.The only problem is that crime is on the rise and my street has been one of...

By Connie Ragen Green, Online Marketing Strategist
(Small Business UnMarketing)
Comments 0
We have had several cars broken into and homes burglarized since November, 2006. Last night another car window was shattered and items were stolen out of the glove box. The owner heard the alarm but didn't see who had done this. We are having our first Neighborhood Watch meeting on Wednesday even...

By Jeff Turner
(RealSatisfied)
Comments 86
I hike every weekend with my kids. We've got lots of great places to hike around Southern California. It's a good workout. It gets me alone with my kids for hours at a time. And it allows me to take some photos, which I love to do. I usually focus on the big picture - panoramas, the mountains and...

By Connie Ragen Green, Online Marketing Strategist
(Small Business UnMarketing)
Comments 0
Since moving to the Santa Clarita valley last year I have discovered many wonderful places. One of them is the Performing Arts Center at the College of the Canyons. There are performances of all types going on regularly throughout the year. This coming Tuesday, May 15, the Air Force Band will be ...

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