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By Christine Cumming SeaRealEstate.com, Real Estate Santa Cruz and beyond 831.588.7767
(Real Estate Capitola, Aptos, Scotts Valley, Watsonville)
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Surfing Santa Cruz and Jack O'Neill  Jack O’Neill is a legend in his own time. This was well earned in the world of surfing and for his love of the living ocean.     A bit of Santa Cruz and Surfing history...  Jack O'Neill opened his first “Surf Shop” in San Francisco in 1952 to support his famil...

By Christine Cumming SeaRealEstate.com, Real Estate Santa Cruz and beyond 831.588.7767
(Real Estate Capitola, Aptos, Scotts Valley, Watsonville)
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Capitola Ca Condo's for sale Under $200,000 We’ve got a little inventory, starting to move fast – Several Capitola Ca Condo's for sale under $200,000.  A few Live Oak Ca Condo's for sale Under $200,000 and even Santa Cruz Ca Condo's for sale at the Low 100,000’s – Contact me for details on these ...

By Christine Cumming SeaRealEstate.com, Real Estate Santa Cruz and beyond 831.588.7767
(Real Estate Capitola, Aptos, Scotts Valley, Watsonville)
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 Pleasure Point Vacation Rental for sale.  Pleasure Point is one of my favorite locations in Santa Cruz.  I get up early "almost" every day to take a walk along East Cliff, stop at Pleasure Point and watch the sunrise.                                      And by the way the backdrop on my bloggin...

By Christine Cumming SeaRealEstate.com, Real Estate Santa Cruz and beyond 831.588.7767
(Real Estate Capitola, Aptos, Scotts Valley, Watsonville)
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Live Oak Jose Park - Santa Cruz Ca.   A hidden gem in the Live Oak community is Live Oak Jose Park.  Near the Santa Cruz Harbor.  Easy access to the Upper Harbor, the South Harbor, East Cliff, Schwan Lake, Twin Lakes, and world famous Pleasure Point.    Live Oak Jose Park is tucked away in this s...

By Christine Cumming SeaRealEstate.com, Real Estate Santa Cruz and beyond 831.588.7767
(Real Estate Capitola, Aptos, Scotts Valley, Watsonville)
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Stand Up Paddle - Santa Cruz Harbor   my favorite sport.  I head down to the Santa Cruz Harbor a few times a week and SUP = Stand Up Paddle.  Now the fastest growing sport for women and men young and old.  I can see why.  Relaxing … yet you’re exercising your core, arms, legs and mind.  It’s beau...

By Christine Cumming SeaRealEstate.com, Real Estate Santa Cruz and beyond 831.588.7767
(Real Estate Capitola, Aptos, Scotts Valley, Watsonville)
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    Santa Cruz Harbor Lighted Boat Parade one of my favorite holiday traditions. I love going to the Santa Cruz Harbor with hot chocolate in thermos, ready to feel the season set in.  Bring a chair, blanket and snuggle up to enjoy the festivities, enjoy hot drinks and snacks from the local resta...

By American Dream Realty, Santa Cruz Real Estate
(American Dream Realty)
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I am a broker in the Santa Cruz real estate market and I would like to share with you a few tips with short sales. A large number of our closings are short sales probably around 40%. Even though these transactions are extremely challenging our close ratio is over 95%. How do we do this? Here is a...

By American Dream Realty, Santa Cruz Real Estate
(American Dream Realty)
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American Dream is very excited to announce our new Santa Cruz Real Estate Website. This amazing new site is easy to use and loaded with tools and information. We have a help section about Santa Cruz short sales & foreclosures. Our main page includes a weekly best buy section that is updated on Fr...

By Jessica Wallace, Santa Cruz Realtor (831) 419-9345
(Coldwell Banker - Santa Cruz)
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WHALE WATCHING IN SANTA CRUZ, CAWe took a little zodiak out in the Monterey Bay today to enjoy our 80 degree October Weather in Santa Cruz and were lucky enough to come across Humpback Whales.  I have been whale watching in Santa Cruz years ago but on a gorgeous day with glassy water is a special...

By John Watson, Santa Cruz Real Estate (831)428-3296
(Century 21 LAD Realty)
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Haunted Homes in Santa Cruz   Many homes in Santa Cruz are preparing for the arrival of little ghosts and goblins on Halloween.  You can bet our 12 year old goblins are ready for trick or treating at homes in Santa Cruz.  Our favorite spot is the neighborhood around Westlake pond.  Many homes aro...

By Chris Alston, Silicon Valley, California
(Chris Alston (Keller Williams Realty, Silicon Valley, California))
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A Day at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk! Before I went to the Santa Cruz County Fair the other day, my son Ryan and I stopped over at the beach for a picnic out in front of the boardwalk in Santa Cruz, CA. The great thing about this beach (our second trip there in the last three days) was the parking...

By Jessica Wallace, Santa Cruz Realtor (831) 419-9345
(Coldwell Banker - Santa Cruz)
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WESTSIDE SANTA CRUZ SUMMERTIME HOME SALES REPORT 2011   Summer is winding down now in Santa Cruz and we are hoping for a sunnier Fall with less fog!  Fall can be one of the best times of year in Santa Cruz.  The Westside of Santa Cruz has some of our best weather in the County in my opinion and i...

By John Watson, Santa Cruz Real Estate (831)428-3296
(Century 21 LAD Realty)
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 First Time Homebuyer Program in Santa Cruz This First Time Homebuyer Program offered by the City of Santa Cruz  is something I stumbled across while researching the Santa Cruz Rental Inspection Program.  When I saw the words First Time Homebuyer Program I felt I had to share.  The First Time Hom...

By John Watson, Santa Cruz Real Estate (831)428-3296
(Century 21 LAD Realty)
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The City of Santa Cruz (not entire county) has recently approved a program where inspections will start taking place in home that have been identified as rentals.  Priority will be given to rentals with known code violations.  In coming months homeowners will be receiving a letter from the City o...

By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 916-758-1809
(203kOnLine.com, covering the USA)
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Another hot bed of activity. We have a few going on in that community and it seems we are about to have several more. Santa Cruz Home Finance has several in  and seems to be the leader in that area at this time. You can't go wrong with people like Tai and Peter Boutell working with you on your 20...

By John Watson, Santa Cruz Real Estate (831)428-3296
(Century 21 LAD Realty)
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        Notice the crowded beaches here in Santa Cruz  West Cliff Drive in Santa Cruz is a great place to take in the fantastic views of the Pacific Ocean and Monterey Bay.  Enjoy a bike ride or a walk on the path that runs along side the ocean then take in the wonders of Natural Bridges. There h...

By Jessica Wallace, Santa Cruz Realtor (831) 419-9345
(Coldwell Banker - Santa Cruz)
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THE CORE's SANTA CRUZ RUN SWIM RUN Have you always wanted to do a run swim run from Santa Cruz to Capitola?  Here is your chance! The Core's 8th Santa Cruz Annual Run Swim Run  takes place August 2nd at 6am sharp, meet at the Santa Cruz wharf. The Run Swim Run is a fantastic event that takes you ...

By David Morrell, Santa Cruz County, (831) 239-1255
(C21 M&M and Associates)
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July 11, 2011 I visited a beautiful Prospect Heights home with an English Garden peppered with hand crafted fountains. The owner has planted an orchard in the backyard with four to five different sitting areas, as well as a raised bed area for herbs and vegetables. Clearly, plants love Santa Cruz...

By David Morrell, Santa Cruz County, (831) 239-1255
(C21 M&M and Associates)
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We have homes on the Eastside of Santa Cruz priced under $800,000 that would have sold quickly for much more. Four Hundred Six South Branciforte Avenue is a beautifully kept Victorian on a quiet corner lot with wrap around gardens (award winning roses), and two den/studies. I was really taken wit...

By Jessica Wallace, Santa Cruz Realtor (831) 419-9345
(Coldwell Banker - Santa Cruz)
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SANTA CRUZ FIXER HOME FOR SALE ON HUGE LOT! 606 Rodriguez St, Santa Cruz *  Santa Cruz fixer home for sale on huge lot (almost 17,000 SF) is located on Rodriguez St, just off 7th Avenue.  You are minutes to Highway 1, Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor and beaches.  The older farmhouse is a fixer home and h...

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