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By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 916-758-1809
(203kOnLine.com, covering the USA)
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I met some of the nicest people in Santa Cruz a few weeks ago and they are now doing the Full 203k and the Streamlined k from Santa Cruz south to include Salinas, Watsonville, Capitola, Aptos, etc and down as far as Monterey as I understand it. It is always good to see more good people who have a...

By Jessica Wallace, Santa Cruz Realtor (831) 419-9345
(Coldwell Banker - Santa Cruz)
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SANTA CRUZ BEACH HOME FOR SALE - PLEASURE POINT COTTAGE  MOANA WAY, SANTA CRUZ* Best priced Beach Home in Santa Cruz for sale!  This Pleasure Point home is charming and just steps to the Ocean and World Class Surfing.  Pleasure Point is an great place to live for those who enjoy surfing, biking, ...

By Jessica Wallace, Santa Cruz Realtor (831) 419-9345
(Coldwell Banker - Santa Cruz)
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HOME PRICES IN PLEASURE POINT, SANTA CRUZ Pleasure Point, Santa Cruz is a classic Northern California Beach town infused with surfing culture.  Homes for sale in Pleasure Point are really a mixed bag.  There are the tiniest of beach cottages and ocean front multi million dollar homes. Over the pa...

By Chris Alston, Silicon Valley, California
(Chris Alston (Keller Williams Realty, Silicon Valley, California))
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I have passed by this cliff several times, but I can't recall a time driving by when there were so many surfers on one day!  It was about 1pm in the afternoon, on an overcast day. Makes you think...  Does the surfer on the wave get mad at the surfer paddling that is in their way...  Or is the pad...

By Chris Alston, Silicon Valley, California
(Chris Alston (Keller Williams Realty, Silicon Valley, California))
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Me and my son Ryan at Natural Bridges State Park, in Santa Cruz, CA last weekend. Natural Bridges is a state park with tide pools, that are great for searching over and finding neat things.  Parking is $10, and there are facilities.  It is a short walk across the beach to the rocks, and it is an ...

By Chris Alston, Silicon Valley, California
(Chris Alston (Keller Williams Realty, Silicon Valley, California))
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A day at Natural Bridges State Park, just North of Santa Cruz, California with my son Ryan... Walking amid the tide pools, it is not often you get so many great creatures in one picture!  From starfish, to sea anemones, to mussels, sea grass and sea weed. Caught a seagull watching the waves, just...

By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 916-758-1809
(203kOnLine.com, covering the USA)
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Lenders from anywhere actually can benefit form the FHA 203k loan program by being prepared for the volume if they do some simple things. 1) Build your team wisely. Don't wait  until you have some orders before you seek your "203k consultant". Interview them and see what they do for you to make t...

By Jessica Wallace, Santa Cruz Realtor (831) 419-9345
(Coldwell Banker - Santa Cruz)
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SANTA CRUZ HOMES SALES - REAL ESTATE MARKET REPORT Looking back at Santa Cruz County Homes Sales over the past 2 years we have seen some changes, both good and bad.  Comparing 2009 to 2010 in the Santa Cruz Real Estate Market may tell us a bit about where we are heading for 2011. With the First T...

By Patti Lyles, DIVORCE, SHORT SALE, FORECLOSURE SPECIALIST
(Century 21 Showcase, REALTORS®)
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 There is a lot to do within walking distance of any house.  Seabright beach is sheltered from the prevailing wind and fog you routinely get in San Francisco and Monterey.  Our summer temperature, generally in the 70s, is perfect for those folks escaping hot and humid summer weather elsewhere yet...

By M.C. Dwyer, MC Dwyer-Santa Cruz Mountains Property Specialist
(Century 21 Showcase REALTORs)
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Yet another reason to own real estate here in the  Santa Cruz Mountains!   I enjoyed a gourmet meal of Chantrelles over wild rice last night, thanks to the generosity of a close friend.    I have to admit I was happy to wake up this morning! - collecting wild mushrooms takes skill and knowledge....

By Jessica Wallace, Santa Cruz Realtor (831) 419-9345
(Coldwell Banker - Santa Cruz)
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SANTA CRUZ OCEAN VIEW LUXURY FORECLOSURES HOMES FOR SALE While the majority of foreclosures in Santa Cruz have been on the lower end of the real estate market, there have been a few ocean view luxury foreclosures that have sold recently.  These Santa Cruz ocean view foreclosures can offer a deep ...

By Jessica Wallace, Santa Cruz Realtor (831) 419-9345
(Coldwell Banker - Santa Cruz)
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HOMES FOR SALE IN PLEASURE POINT, SANTA CRUZ, CAPleasure Point is a neighborhood located in Santa Cruz, adjacent to Capitola starting at 41st Avenue and going north from there.  Pleasure Point, Santa Cruz is a quintessential beach neighborhood steeped in the surfing culture of Northern California...

By Pete Cullen ~ Broker Associate, GRI,CRS, Serving The Entire Monterey Bay Area
(Bailey Properties, Inc.)
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The annual Holiday Parade will be happening in downtown Santa Cruz, CA Saturday, December 4th for a day packed full of family fun. The parade will go on from 10:00 am until noon on Pacific Avenue, with a special appearance by Santa Claus, who will be at Marini's Candies from 2:00-6:00pm. Antique ...

By Susan Bolster-Grant
(Sereno Group)
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Downtown Santa Cruz - Holiday Carriage Rides December Carriage Rides$5 Tickets available at Hat Company (1346 Pacific Ave.)Schedule:Friday Dec. 10th & 175h 5-8:30pmSaturday Dec. 11th & 18th 3-7pmSunday Dec. 5th, 12th, & 19th 1-5pmPlus Dec. 21st, 22nd, & 23rd from 4-7pm Downtown Santa Cruz Holida...

By Susan Bolster-Grant
(Sereno Group)
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Two Important Statistics DeterminingMarket Momentum Sales momentum for single-family, re-sale homes in Santa Cruz County dipped into negative territory in September for the first time since January 2009. This trend continued in October. We calculate... sales momentum by using a 12-month moving av...
"Mixed Nutz!" The Nutcracker Re-Mixed Theater Arts Mainstage Presented by:  Theater Arts Dept Event Date Range:  Friday, November 19, 2010 - Sunday, December 5, 2010 Division Home Page Listing Placement:  Right Column "Tandy Beal's astonishing and gorgeous staged spectacle 'Mixed Nutz! is the ide...

By Susan Bolster-Grant
(Sereno Group)
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By Jessica Wallace, Santa Cruz Realtor (831) 419-9345
(Coldwell Banker - Santa Cruz)
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THE TASTE OF SANTA CRUZ - A FAVORITE NOVEMBER EVENT! The Taste of Santa Cruz is almost here - November 3rd from 5:30-9 at the Coconut Grove at the Boardwalk in Santa Cruz. The Taste of Santa Cruz is very popular annual event that benefits the Santa Cruz Association of Realtors Housing Foundation....

By Pete Cullen ~ Broker Associate, GRI,CRS, Serving The Entire Monterey Bay Area
(Bailey Properties, Inc.)
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The 6th annual “A Taste of Santa Cruz” will be November 4, 2010 at the Coconut Grove Grand Ballroom. Host by the Santa Cruz Association of Realtors Housing Foundation, “A Taste of Santa Cruz” invites the best of local restaurants and wineries to offer samplings of delicious food and excellent wi...

By Jessica Wallace, Santa Cruz Realtor (831) 419-9345
(Coldwell Banker - Santa Cruz)
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THE CORE FALL BALL - SANTA CRUZ YOUTH ORGANIZATION FUNDRAISER The CORE is a local non-profit youth organization in Santa Cruz.  The CORE has been around since 2002, mentoring the youth of Santa Cruz and providing positive experiences for teens.  It is a great youth organization to support and thi...

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