Melanie Ross-Real Estate Made Simple

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Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific - BRE #01474067
Benicia, CA Real Estate and Vallejo, CA Real Estate, Coldwell Banker Realtor, Foreclosure and Short Sale Specialist for Solano, Napa, and Contra Costa County. Assisting seller and buyers in meeting their real estate needs.
This past weekend while doing some shopping at Safeway in Glen Cove, the Veteran Association was collecting money and giving away the red poppies.  I can remember my dad proudly wearing the poppy when I was a child in London, Ohio.  I was always intrigued by the paper flower. So I gladly opened m...
Downpayment assistance is back for First Time Home Buyers who need extra help in purchasing their first home.  Several years ago I assisted First Time Home Buyers with purchasing a home using the CalHFA down payment assistance program. What a great opportunity to get a home with as little as 1% d...
Many of our local events take place at the First Street Green in Benicia, CA.  When a Jazz Festival or Halloween contest is not taking place, First Street Green has the local birds flocking to the wide expanse of green grass, with beautiful views of the Carquinez Straits.  Grab your fishing pole ...
When I saw this contest today from Active Rain I had several thoughts about but not having to spend SO much on my ink for my un-named printer that you can ONLY buy ink from on line. Yea, alot of good that does me early in the morning or late at night in printing out contracts.  As Bob mentioned i...
The Taste of Home Cooking School and Food Expo is coming to Vallejo, CA November 4th.  It will take place at the Solano County Fairgrounds off I80.   My husband even said he might go with me.  I have enjoyed the Taste of Home magazines for years and discovered instead of the magazines, I can get ...
Many homeowners need loan modification help in Benicia, Ca.  They just do not know how to go about it.  Most distressed homeowners go to the Internet and search for any source of information they can.  OF course there will be advertisements and websites touting success rates for loan modification...
Don"t miss this one of a kind Holiday Craft Bazaar in Benicia, Ca on Saturday November 13th. Times are from 1-4PM and the place is 807 West 8th St.  These crafts have been lovingly made by local Benicians.  They include jewelry, custom Heart Art, handmade hats and scarves.  For those who love som...
Guys....don"t miss out on this one of kind shopping opportunity in Downtown Benicia during the annual Burgers, Brews and Bling on Thursday December 9th.  Many of the local shops will be open and catering to those who need that special holiday gift for your loved ones.  This will take place all al...
The first year we lived in Benicia CA (1996) our neighbor invited me and my twin daughters to the Teddy Bear Tea Party.  This year the Camelia Tea Room and Benicia Main Street Program are putting this "not to miss" Holiday tea party on November 28th and December 5th.  Tickets went fast in 1996 bu...
Halloween Stroll in Benicia CA is going to take place on Saturday Oct 30th. So pick out your costume and pile the family in the car and come to downtown Benicia for a great morning of trick or treating. Many of the local businesses will be open and handing out treats for kids of all ages.  This i...

Melanie Ross

Benicia CA & Vallejo CA Real Estate, 707-319-2828
local_phone(707) 749-6333
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