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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.
Why can't you tell me everything about a short sale?  I can tell you what has to do with the real estate transaction part of a short sale but not tax or credit concerns. Did you know that you, as a borrower/seller, need to speak with your tax adviser and an attorney about how a short sale can aff...
Benicia Farmers Market 2011 is open for business.  The first day was Thursday April 28th.  The certified farmers market is every Thursday til October 27, 2011.  You can start shopping at 4PM and stay until 8PM. This popular farmers market is sponsored by Benicia Main Street Program. The Benicia F...
A Mother's Day Bouquet is a fitting tribute to all moms, moms to be, and mom like people!  I love to buy flowers and my husband likes to plant them.  Notice I did not say he loves to plant them. Our yard always has some type of annual flower as our weather in Benicia, California allows us bloomin...
Mother's Day Cream Tea is scheduled for Sunday May 8th at the Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve.  This is the second year and is now an annual event to look forward. Best of all it is free!  What a way to treat your mom to an outdoor tea with scones in a beautiful surrounding on historic Ma...
"Scenic Limited" train rides organized by the Western Railway Museum located at 5848 State Highway 12 Suisun City is extended til May 15. These "wildflower" train rides normally are done by the end of April.  The wet winter and increasing temperatures has produced an abundance of wildflowers here...
" Dump & Donate"  We are raising funds for Relay for Life that will take place this coming August.  We have several teams busy raising as much money as we can for this worthy cause to fight cancer. This week we have two activities going on. Tomorrow (May 5) is Fish Tacos from 1130-1PM.  We are ac...
Beauty and the Beast at Benicia High School is being produced and played by our local high school students.  So far reviews are running high for this classic show currently playing for the next week.  I remember seeing the stage show in Los Angeles years ago when my daughters were 4.  They are no...
Did know you can call 211 for information about your local childrens summer programs? This includes day camps, residential camps and therapeutic camps for those with disabilities or specific health conditions.  211 is operated by the United Way. In addition to summer programs, it can also provide...
This Friday May 6th is our annual fundraiser for Reach Out Benicia.  Reach Out Benicia is a local service provided for youth and young adults with drug and alcohol problems.  One of our local Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific Realtors, Earl Miller, is the back bone of this program.  He and his wife,...
There is a garage sale in Benicia April 30th which will benefit Relay for Life.  Our office is collecting gently used items to sell this coming Saturday. The garage sale will be set up behind our office at 900 First St in Benicia, CA.  It starts bright and early at 8AM.  Some of us will be there ...

Melanie Ross

Benicia CA & Vallejo CA Real Estate, 707-319-2828
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