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Real Estate Agent - Century 21 LAD Realty - BRE# 01898159
I am reflecting today as my twin sons Jonah and Joseph turn 12 tomorrow.  On the day of our boys' arrival I had 11 open escrows. I thought I was pretty good at juggling but really had no idea what I did not know.  Memories of delivering keys to buyers with babies in tow, calls from buyers in the ...
  Another favorite where our dogs can run free is the beach next to the harbor in Moss Landing.  Follow the main road into Moss Landing and veer right.  You will pass by Phils Fish Market (the best food) and many large fishing boats.  Park at the end of the road and head right to the beach.  The...
Not much happens in Corrallitos but we have just enough...  We have one stop sign, one market, and four fantastic wineries.  The Corralitos Market is famous for their apple wood smoked sausages... I believe they make 25 different kinds.  The cheezy bavarian is one of my favorites and the andouill...
In Santa Cruz County there are presently 945 homes listed for sale on the MLS.  The average listing price is $766,157 with a low of $54,000 and high of $7,900,000.  There are also 480 sales pending.  I have compiled information for homes sold in the 1st quarter of 2011 and listed them below.  The...
Pooches on the Patio... The patio area at Cafe Bittersweet in Aptos, CA is the perfect place for good dogs to bring their people.  Not only is the people food great, the libations delightful, but the restaurant also features some "dog" favorite meals.  Check out our site for other dog friendly lo...
It's summer which means the Capitola Twilight Concerts is about to begin.  Come out to enjoy fantastic music at the Esplanade Park every Wednesday from 6-8 pm starting June 22nd and continuing through August. Search for Capitola Homes for Sale
How long do you have to wait to buy a home after bankruptcy or foreclosure? I hear that question alot these days...  2011 FHA Waiting Guidelines  Bankruptcy - You may apply for a FHA insured loan after your bankruptcy has been discharged for ONE (1) year with Chapter 13, or TWO (2) with Chapter 7...
Summer is here!  I woke up this morning and it was sunny and 60 degrees with temperatures in the mid 70's expected today and most of the week.  Apparently the pray for sun party I had worked!  With kids out of school for the summer The Beach Boardwalk in in full swing.  If you want to get out wit...

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