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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.
Benicia CA homes for sale have dropped by 43% since October.  We have been lamenting about the scarity of homes to sell as the buyers are out it in full force since the New Year has started.  This statistic came up as I was updating my website for Benicia CA and Vallejo CA homes for sale and sold...
Mark your calender and take the family down for free pictures with Santa Claus at Pizza Pirate.  Pizza Pirate is known for their great food, just not pizzas, but pasta and the best salad bar.  Pizza Pirate has been a local favorite for many years.  They have big booths, TVs, a warm fireplace, and...
Short Sale Sharks, they are circling and moving in for the kill.  I often get calls from people who just want to ask questions about short sales.  They are trying to figure out what is best for them.  My business partner and my mantra is be educated, be informed, and be engagaed. We never try to ...
Benicia's Holiday Market is set for Saturday Dec 10th from 10am to 3pm.  Located at the foot of First Street between B and D street, this annual event has something for everyone.  Even though our Farmer's Market is over for the winter, this is the last chance to pick up some gourmet gifts, flower...
Benicia's Annual Christmas Parade is scheduled for Saturday December 10th.  This is the 17th year for this local event that thousands turn out to watch.  The parade will start at First and D St and ends at H street.  First street will be shut down to local traffic. There are local bands, car clu...
Teddy Bear Tea at the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum on the corner of Marin and Capitol in downtown Vallejo is taking place Saturday December 10th. This is a FREE event, although donations are gladly accepted.  The time is 11AM-3PM.  There will tea, sweets, and other drinks to be had.  Santa...
Today we had our annual holiday breakfast at our local board of Realtors-Solano Association of Realtors.  Two of us were in charge of the agenda.  I asked one of our Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific Managers to write a tongue in cheek poem to Twas the night before Christmas.  I know he has a great ...
Benicia Tree Lighting and Open House today, 12-2. Don't miss our annual tree lighting service tonight at the end of First Street near the Carquinez Straits and pier.  First Street is closed off from 530-9PM.  Most stores will be open, carriage rides, pictures with Santa, pictures with Tinker Bell...
For several years running Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific in Benicia is a Toys for Tots Drop Off.  We have a huge box waiting for toys to delight the children of less fortune.  Our box does a great job in getting loaded up, so please, if you are downtown please stop by and make a deposit.   Your h...
Food, heat or house payment---what as agnoizing decision to have to even think about making.  Holidays are fast approaching and it is that time of year most people spend a little more. This puts even greater pressure on any sane adult. Make an early New Year's resolution, talk to a Benicia Short ...

Melanie Ross

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