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By John Watson, Santa Cruz Real Estate (831)428-3296
(Century 21 LAD Realty)
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Santa Cruz is known for many things; the Monterey Bay, beautiful beaches, big waves, Natural Bridges, Monarch butterflies, the Santa Cruz Pier, and Lighthouse to name a few. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk celebrated it's 100th anniversary in 2007.  Since then there have been some milestones with ...

By Jessica Wallace, Santa Cruz Realtor (831) 419-9345
(Coldwell Banker - Santa Cruz)
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FREE MOVIES ON THE BEACH AT THE SANTA CRUZ BOARDWALK The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk offers FREE movies on the Beach in the Summertime on Wednesday nights. Come down to Santa Cruz main beach in front of the Boardwalk with a blanket and a picnic dinner and enjoy these free movies on Wednesday night...

By Jessica Wallace, Santa Cruz Realtor (831) 419-9345
(Coldwell Banker - Santa Cruz)
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SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAIN BREWERY WING DING COOKOFF The 4th annual Santa Cruz Mountain Brewery Wing Ding Cookoff is taking place this weekend, June 18th, 2011. I have attended the past 2 years and the Wing Ding Cookoff is not to be missed by chicken wing connoisseurs or excellent organic beer lovers! T...

By Jessica Wallace, Santa Cruz Realtor (831) 419-9345
(Coldwell Banker - Santa Cruz)
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CROW'S NEST THURSDAY NIGHT BEACH BBQ It's that time of year again - The Crow's Nest Thursday Night Beach BBQ is back starting June 16th with local favorite band Sambada. The Crow's Nest Thurday Night Beach BBQ starts at 5:30 and goes until sunset.  A BBQ dinner is served on the beach accompanied ...

By Jessica Wallace, Santa Cruz Realtor (831) 419-9345
(Coldwell Banker - Santa Cruz)
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CITY OF SANTA CRUZ RESIDENTIAL RENTAL INSPECTION PROGRAM The City of Santa Cruz passed a Residential Rental Inspection Program Ordinance that officially started this year, January 2011.  Like it or not, it has begun.  So what is the City of Santa Cruz Rental Inspection Program and how will it aff...

By Jessica Wallace, Santa Cruz Realtor (831) 419-9345
(Coldwell Banker - Santa Cruz)
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FREE FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERTS AT THE SANTA CRUZ BEACH BOARDWALK - SUMMERTIME The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk puts on FREE concerts on Friday nights during the summer.  The first concert is kicking off this weekend on June 17th!  The free Santa Cruz Boardwalk concerts take place on the beach at the Ba...

By Glen A. Mitchell, Broker, CDPE, Santa Cruz, Half Moon Bay,El Granada
(Keller Williams Peninsula Estates)
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  Santa Cruz , California is the largest city of Santa Cruz County, California in the US. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, Santa Cruz had a total population of 59,946. It is located on the northern edge of the Monterey Bay, about 72 mi (115 km) south of San Francisco.  The county is a strip about ten ...

By Jessica Wallace, Santa Cruz Realtor (831) 419-9345
(Coldwell Banker - Santa Cruz)
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WESTSIDE SANTA CRUZ HOME SALES - MID YEAR REPORT 2011 It has been a busy year for Westside Santa Cruz Home sales so far.  The Westside of Santa Cruz is a highly desireable area because it has great weather (less fog than other coastal neighborhoods), it is located close to UCSC making the Westsid...

By Pete Cullen ~ Broker Associate, GRI,CRS, Serving The Entire Monterey Bay Area
(Bailey Properties, Inc.)
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The Alfaro Winery located in Corralitos California is proud to host a wine tasting event and dinner at the Ma Maison retstaurant in Aptos on June 2. The event is featuring a pre-dinner tasting of the 2010 Alfaro Rose' Pinot Noir, and 2009 Alfaro "Lester Family Vineyards" Pinot Noir.  They encour...

By Pete Cullen ~ Broker Associate, GRI,CRS, Serving The Entire Monterey Bay Area
(Bailey Properties, Inc.)
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The world (well, maybe not world, but definitely Californian) Famous surf museum atop Steamer Lane in Santa Cruz, CA will be celebrating 25 years of history this Friday, the 27th. The museum was started by various surf clubs in Santa Cruz in the Mark Abbott Memorial Lighthouse (a young surfer who...

By Jessica Wallace, Santa Cruz Realtor (831) 419-9345
(Coldwell Banker - Santa Cruz)
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JAMES DURBIN PLAYS AT THE SANTA CRUZ BEACH BOARDWALK Last Thursday most Santa Cruzians were bitterly disappointed when James Durbin was eliminated from American Idol.  We knew that if he had stayed on we would be treated to a concert at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk by James Durbin.  Since he wa...

By Pete Cullen ~ Broker Associate, GRI,CRS, Serving The Entire Monterey Bay Area
(Bailey Properties, Inc.)
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The Santa Cruz Sentinel posted yesterday that James Durbin of American Idol will indeed be performing at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk May 14th at 5:00 PM penidng the competition. The Santa Cruz, CA local has gone through the contest of American Idol with flying colors as the one of four contest...

By Sandy Wallace - REALTOR®, Santa Cruz CA Homes for sale
(eXp Realty)
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 Santa Cruz Real Estate Market Looking Up Watch this video for the latest news from Your Real Estate News Channel. This is from the RISMedia's Real Estate Information Network Press Releases     There are 19 new listings today with the price range of $175,000- $1,295,000. The lowest price of $175,...

By Jessica Wallace, Santa Cruz Realtor (831) 419-9345
(Coldwell Banker - Santa Cruz)
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Success in Using Santa Cruz First Time Home Buyer Programs In a previous blog I wrote about the many different Santa Cruz First Time Home Buyer programs offered through Santa Cruz County & City of SC, Watsonville, Scotts Valley and Capitola. I have a recent success story in using the County of Sa...

By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 916-758-1809
(203kOnLine.com, covering the USA)
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 Always a fun experience to walk the beaches. It seemed so deserted yesterday when after the training session at Santa Cruz Home Finance my wife and I took a stroll on the beach at Santa Cruz. It is 'off season" but we didn't mind. I remembers many a day when I was a lad, that we were in that wat...

By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 916-758-1809
(203kOnLine.com, covering the USA)
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Santa Cruz Home Finance is the newest addition to the 203k lending family of course located in Santa Cruz CA. They have been in business for many years as an FHA lender and feel the time is right for the 203k loan as so many homes in the area being sold have issues.  They understand the value of ...

By David Morrell, Santa Cruz County, (831) 239-1255
(C21 M&M and Associates)
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In this highly competitive market it is vital that you receive the highest level of professional representation.  I am your enthusiastic advocate throughout your real estate transaction, and beyond.  I believe that customer service has no boundaries; that you deserve to have an agent at your sid...

By Sandy Wallace - REALTOR®, Santa Cruz CA Homes for sale
(eXp Realty)
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Penthouse For Sale, Yacht Harbor Ocean View in Santa Cruz CA It may be a reainy day today in Santa Cruz CA and I am having a WARM Open House! 480 Alta Loma Ln Santa Cruz CA 95062 MLS#81106293 4 more INFO send text to 88000 with message CRUZ2 Serving home made chicken soup both Saturday and Sunday...

By David Morrell, Santa Cruz County, (831) 239-1255
(C21 M&M and Associates)
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Adding value to your home doesn't necessarily mean subtracting from your bank account. The trick is to be creative! There are several things you can do yourself, even on the smallest of budgets, which will improve the overall look of your home, while adding value at the same time. Here are a few...

By David Morrell, Santa Cruz County, (831) 239-1255
(C21 M&M and Associates)
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As you know, the real estate market is ever-changing. Seasonality, economic conditions and the stock market all affect the ebbs and flows of the real estate market.   Even if you're not currently trying to buy or sell a home, it's important to stay up-to-date with what's happening in the real es...

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