Benicia, CA Real Estate News

By Paul Walton, CMPS
(Cherry Creek Mortgage Co)
Wonderful Weds morning to all, Economic news: Both initial and continuing jobless claims come in better than previous weeks, the trade balance narrows suggesting better growth. The positive economic news will hurt bonds but is good for the economy. Have a great day!
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By Earl Miller, Solano County, Contra Costa,Benicia Real Estate, 707-280-6366
(Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific)
Benicia Real Estate (edit/delete) Benicia home prices (edit/delete)    Benicia Real Estate, by Earl Miller       BENICIA SHORT SALES Hello Benicia residents. We have put together a Short Sale team that can make it a good experience and get it done as quickly as possible. It really is time to buy here in Benicia, as the interest rates are still in the 4's and I have heard a few stories of some in the high 3's. Prices are starting to creep up a bit and when that happens it is time. The inventory is real low at the present time, so you will need a good Realtor to really work hard to get you what you are looking for. If you are thinking about selling your home I can get you on to your next home or adventure. I can help you with  a Short Sale or foreclosures Earl Miller Benicia Real Estate E...
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By Paul Walton, CMPS
(Cherry Creek Mortgage Co)
Terrific Tuesday Morning to all, Economic news: Wholesale inventories exceeded expectations, Economic optimism was up slightly over Oct. Video is delayed Coupon Rollover also this morning thus the drop. The market is dropping FYI!
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    BENICIA REAL ESTATE- WHY SELLING YOUR BENICIA HOME DURING THE HOLIDAYS MAY BE A DARN GOOD IDEA Most people think that listing their home during the holiday season can't possibly be a good idea.  They want to either take if off the market or wait until next spring to put it on the market.  But with the lower inventory on the market here in Benicia, there's no a better time to list your home than right now!  Here's 11 Great Reasons to List Your Home During the Holidays...   11 Great Reasons To...  LIST YOUR HOME DURING THE HOLIDAYS! People who look for a home during the holidays are more serious buyers. Serious buyers have fewer houses to choose from during the Holidays and less competition means more money for you. Since the supply of listings will dramatically increase in January, t...
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 Homes For Sale in Benicia CA- Market Update. Homes For Sale In Benicia Week Of November 8, 2010 There were 6 new listings for sale in Benicia CA in the last 7 days. Click Here to see all 70 Benicia  Homes For Sale.   The Benicia CA real estate market continues to show signs of improvement. In fact, I have several buyers looking for homes in Benicia right now. If you, or someone you know is interested in selling for top dollar, email, call or text me. DOWNPAYMENT ASSISTANCE IS BACK!! Grant Funds Are Available For Benicia CA Homebuyers! You can get up to $ 12,635 available for Down Pyament and/or Closing Cost Assistance. No repayment of grant required-this is a true grant. Grants are available for single family homes, Condos & PUD's--no income producing properties. Owner Occupied Only--...
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By Earl Miller, Solano County, Contra Costa,Benicia Real Estate, 707-280-6366
(Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific)
Benicia home prices (edit/delete)    Benicia Real Estate, by Earl Miller       Benicia Real Estate Hello Benicia residents. It really is time to buy here in Benicia, as the interest rates are still in the 4's and I have heard a few stories of some in the high 3's. Prices are starting to creep up a bit and when that happens it is time. The inventory is real low at the present time, so you will need a good Realtor to really work hard to get you what you are looking for. If you are thinking about selling your home I can get you on to your next home or adventure. I can help you with  a Short Sale or foreclosure Earl Miller Benicia Real Estate Experienced Water's End homes agent Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific     www.earlsbeniciarealestate.com  
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By Paul Walton, CMPS
(Cherry Creek Mortgage Co)
Benicia Open Houses Nov  6th & 7th Jeannie Hamann  Hamann Real estate 538 Laurel Ct Sun 1-4? Cathy Watson Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific 695 Daffodil Dr Sun2-5   Irma Ward Prudential California Benicia 880 West K St Downtown, Water Views... Sat 1-5 Have a great weekend!
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By Melanie Ross, Benicia CA & Vallejo CA Real Estate, 707-319-2828
(Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific)
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% down.  WOW!  Just think you could be in a new home by the New Year. The program highlights are the following (as not everybody can get this assistance): You must have a credit score of at least 620 Program is for single family homes and FHA approved condos (no multi units) Buyer must provide 1% of the down payment from their own funds...no borrowing from mommy or daddy Buyer can ask for up to 3% toward a seller contribution toward closing costs There are limits to a qualifying buyers income, chec...
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By Melanie Ross, Benicia CA & Vallejo CA Real Estate, 707-319-2828
(Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific)
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 and fish from the nearby shore. Gather there for the Fourth of July Fireworks.  It is also the start of the Christmas Parades, Soccer Parades and Fourth of July Parades.  It is a perfect place to have a picnic, fly a kite, throw the frisbee or just sit and read a book.  When you get hungry just walk over to Sailor Jacks for a bite to eat or how about Frankenburgers? You just can't beat the views in our lovely city of Benicia.  We have hills and water views galore!  The next time you are looking ...
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By Paul Walton, CMPS
(Cherry Creek Mortgage Co)
Fabulous Friday Morning to all, Economic News: Non-Farm payrolls up for Oct ( still low but nice improvement), Unemployment Rate stays the same at 9.6%. Have a great weekend!
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Nicole Monary of Coldwell Banker Presents BENICIA HOMES FOR SALE COLDWELL BANKER® SOLANO PACIFIC RECOMMENDS USING HOLIDAY SPIRIT TO SELL YOUR BENICIA HOME AT THE END OF THE YEAR   The end of the year is not just about holiday shopping, family gatherings and other festive events.  Many people use the time off to move before the New Year.  Nicole Monary of Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific offers the following tips to help sellers maximize their home's charm and allure during the holidays: Increase Curb Appeal: First impressions are critical. If the home is in a snowy area, make sure to clear the walkways and driveway.  Remove any late fall leaves, and ensure the path to the stairs is free of ice. Put up a few exterior holiday lights and decorations to display seasonal tidings and pride in o...
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   Homes For Sale in Benicia CA- Market Update. Homes For Sale In Benicia Week Of November 1, 2010 There were 6 new listings for sale in Benicia CA in the last 7 days. Click Here to see all 75 Benicia  Homes For Sale. The Benicia CA real estate market continues to show signs of improvement. In fact, I have several buyers looking for homes in Benicia right now. If you, or someone you know is interested in selling for top dollar, email, call or text me. DOWNPAYMENT ASSISTANCE IS BACK!! Grant Funds Are Available For Benicia CA Homebuyers! You can get up to $ 12,635 available for Down Pyament and/or Closing Cost Assistance. No repayment of grant required-this is a true grant. Grants are available for single family homes, Condos & PUD's--no income producing properties. Owner Occupied Only--n...
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By Earl Miller, Solano County, Contra Costa,Benicia Real Estate, 707-280-6366
(Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific)
So I was on Facebook and I noticed one of the youth that I have been working with over the last 10 years was going out of his mind over the Giants getting into the World Series. There are 2 special things about this blog. One the young man who was blogging on Facebook is a close friend and a cancer patient and not doing well right now. It has been an up and down battle for him and all I could think was how do I get him to the World Series? I knew there weren't any tickets available, so I went to work on it.....I called him and let him know we were going, and I had no idea how, but now I had to get tickets. I put out the word and one thing led to another and a friend said he was selling a home to a friend who worked for the Giants and he pulled some strings and we were sitting right dow...
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By Paul Walton, CMPS
(Cherry Creek Mortgage Co)
Marvelous Monday morning to all, Economic news: Personal expenditure index flat, Personal income under expectations, personal expenditure price index under expectations. Expect choppy trading with the FED meeting, if closing short term might be wise to lock in. Have a great day!
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By Paul Walton, CMPS
(Cherry Creek Mortgage Co)
Benicia Open Houses Oct 30th & 31st Jennifer Moore Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific 698 Earl Ct Sun 1-4 Cathy Watson Coldwell banker Solano Pacific 698 Daffodil Dr Sun 1-4 Happy Halloween!
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By Melanie Ross, Benicia CA & Vallejo CA Real Estate, 707-319-2828
(Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific)
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 modifications.  The truly great aspect of the Internet is its anonymity.  Someone who is worried about making a mortgage payment now or in the future seeks unbiased facts.  They also want someone who is non judgmental about their feelings and situation.    When the "rubber starts to meet the road", and you do need help with a loan modification in Benicia, Ca or any city you live in, please seek help from sources that are free and unbiased.  Help that is not going to collect $3500 and do something that can b...
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By Earl Miller, Solano County, Contra Costa,Benicia Real Estate, 707-280-6366
(Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific)
I saw a story on this on TV this morning and it peaked my attention. Walk Away from your home? I am kind of on the fence, but I don't have a home that is upsidedown. I know many folks that have done it, as their homes are worth half of what they owe. Like I said I am on the fence, but thought some of you would have something to say. Earl Miller Benicia Real Estate www.earlsbeniciarealestate.com Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific Short Sales, Forclosures, Buying or Selling I can help.
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By Paul Walton, CMPS
(Cherry Creek Mortgage Co)
Fabulous Friday Morning to all, Economic news: GDP annualized slightly under expectations, Chicago Purchase Managers Index beats expectations, Consumer Sentiment slightly down. Choppy trading is to be expected again today be careful Have a Happy Halloween
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By Melanie Ross, Benicia CA & Vallejo CA Real Estate, 707-319-2828
(Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific)
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 some bling for the hair, you will find handmade Specialty Hair Bows.  The art is from a local artist Jane Miller.  I love to go to the truly "local" craft fairs in Benicia.  Nothing there is from some obscure country.  Everything is handmade with love and care.  It is more about giving back to the community we live in and an opportunity for them to showcase their crafts. This Holiday Season may not bring the gifts we can afford in past seasons.  Here is an opportunity to buy local, unique and inexp...
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By Melanie Ross, Benicia CA & Vallejo CA Real Estate, 707-319-2828
(Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific)
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 along First Street in downtown Benicia, CA.  Start early and leave late!  Times are from 6-9PM. For the Bling, you might try The Jewelry Box-290 First St or A Jewel in the Sky at 919 First St.  We have many gift shops that also carry one of kind jewelry.  Take a peek at Piccolo 636 First St, Studio 41 An American Craft Gallery at 700 First St or Romancing the Home at 617 First St or Lindsay Art Glass at 109 East F St.  There are many unique shops to choose from and Bling does not have to be the on...
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