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.
Lowe's is coming to Vallejo, CA!!  A brand new store located on Columbus Parkway and you cannot miss it.  Parking is abundant and there is easy access from the road.  At one end there will be a dedicated traffic light. The signs are up "coming soon" and they are in the midst of hiring.  This will...
Short Sales comprise 50% of our transactions and sometimes more.  It is always a pleasure that is oh so sweeter when the buyers can move in and the seller can move on. This week's pay it forward is about something twice as nice!  My clients were so excited to get the keys to their new home recent...
Our local Benicia Main Street Program has about 30 businesses vying for best Scarecrow in a contest they have been sponsoring for the last few years.  They give the participating businesses, which includes Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific, a stick figure in a bucket ready to be dressed and displaye...
Today is the first day our weather has been dreary in Benicia CA.  Just last week the temperature hit close to 100 for several days.  That is downright HOT for our Mediterranean climate near San Francisco. This past week a cold or maybe sinus or maybe cold or maybe sinus.....I cannot figure it ou...
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       It is Sorcercer Saturday in Benicia, CA for the next couple of weekends.  The Southern Pacific Railroad Depot located at the end of First Street will be all gussied up for fun activities to scare and delight all ages.  The Depot which now houses the Benicia Main Street Program will be tran...
I swear my business partner, Jenny, has the magic touch for working with the lenders on our short sale listings in Benicia, CA.  We celebrate each step it takes to reach final approval from the bank for our sellers. It seems like every Friday brings us a bonanza of short sale information from the...
This is the 3rd year our Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific in Benicia, CA is a drop off for the Solano and Contra Costa Food Bank.  We have a barrel ready to receive your food donations for the upcoming winter months.  The winters can be especially difficult for people and families in need of nouris...
Several weeks ago my twin daughters came home from Sonoma State University to help with a Girl Scout Function at Benicia's Commandants Residence.  I told them it will be a treat for them to see the home restored to its former glory. This is a majestic home that had gone downhill after a fire in 1...
IF you live in Hiddenbrooke, a gorgeous neighborhood in Vallejo,CA and have a Bank of America Mortgage and you are in the foreclosure process, did you know BofA has halted all foreclosures? in all 50 states?  Some of the other big name banks, like Chase and GMAC, have halted foreclosing on delinq...

Melanie Ross

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