Explore Fresno, CA

By Carole Jacoby, Residential and Relocation Specialist in Fresno
(Carole Jacoby & Co. Real Estate)
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Relocating? Come home to Fresno Fresno is located in the center of Central California in the lush surroundings of the San Joaquin Valley and is rich with agricultural traditions. Fresno is the midpoint between San Francisco Bay and Los Angeles. Fresno is the educational, commercial and financial ...

By Carole Jacoby, Residential and Relocation Specialist in Fresno
(Carole Jacoby & Co. Real Estate)
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Recently, I was interviewed by Fresno's news station KMPH (Fox 26) in regards to a piece they were doing on the slow housing market and first time buyers. I would like to emphasis that investing in real estate during a slow market is a smart move for everyone. Remember the old saying: "buy when e...

By Bill Exeter, 1031 Tax-Deferred Exchange Expert
(Exeter 1031 Exchange Services, LLC)
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1031 Exchange and TIC Investment Property Seminar in Fresno, California We are rolling out a 1031 exchange and TIC investment property seminar on Friday, June 13, 2008 in Fresno, California from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM.  Speaker You can learn the basics of 1031 exchanges from Steve Monk, vice preside...

By Ed Bailey, MS, GRI, SRES, MS,GRI, RE Teacher
(Ed Bailey Realty, Oakhurst CA)
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Vision Academy of the Arts is sponsoring Ballroom Dances on the fourth Sunday of each month.  Monthly dances, with live music, are held at the Oakhurst Community Center from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM.  The first half hour features Ballroom dance instruction in one of a variety of American and Latin s...

By Bill Exeter, 1031 Tax-Deferred Exchange Expert
(Exeter 1031 Exchange Services, LLC)
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1031 Exchange Workshop - NOT Just Another 1031 Exchange Seminar See all of our 1031 exchange seminar programs. Intermediate Level 1031 Exchange Seminar This is an intermediate level workshop on forward, reverse and improvement (build-to-suit or construction) 1031 exchange transactions pursuant to...

By Carole Jacoby, Residential and Relocation Specialist in Fresno
(Carole Jacoby & Co. Real Estate)
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Staging a home is a key element in the sale of your house.  However, getting an Oscar-worthy performance out of your house doesn't take a star's budget.  There are simple things you can do to create appeal without going into your savings to get it done. 1. Roll out the red carpet.  Curb appeal is...

By Carole Jacoby, Residential and Relocation Specialist in Fresno
(Carole Jacoby & Co. Real Estate)
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Welcome to gorgeous Fresno County!  There is so much greatness here, where do I begin?  Fresno has that beautiful sunny California weather everyone raves about over 300 days a year!  This allows for some magnificent outdoor activities.  However, if you want the white stuff, Fresno County includes...

By Lisa Lambert, Esq. 1031 Exchange Expert
(The Law Offices of Elisabeth A. Lambert)
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IRC section 1031 exchanges are used by owners of appreciated investment property to defer the capital gain tax (both state (if applicable) and federal 15% and depreciation recapture) by purchasing another investment property within 180 days. Previous blog posts go into all of the details and rule...

By Lisa Lambert, Esq. 1031 Exchange Expert
(The Law Offices of Elisabeth A. Lambert)
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What a great event that the Fresno County EDC, Phil Souza and Bobby Fena organized last night. There were over 700 attendee.The seven 7 panelists discussed the Fresno's various commercial markets (retail, industrial, office, agricultural and apartments) looking back at 2007 as well as looking for...

By Gisele Harmouche
(Villa Rio Estates Realty)
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Visit my website at giseleharmouche.com and receive a free comparative market analysis for your property.If you are planning to put your home on the market in time for spring, now is the time to get it ready to show. Even if it is still a buyer's market, you can still catch the buyer's eyes to ma...

By Sheron Cardin, ARTIST - A Home Stager/Sellers Best Friend!
(California Moods Inc)
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One of the hardest things for a family to deal with is living in a product. Here are some tips to help speed up the process.  Keeping the house 'up' while it is on the market; Often times tidy spaces are the most difficult to maintain. One of the best benefits in staging is ridding yourself and y...

By Randy "Lazarus" McAtee, Owner/Broker, Lazarus Realty, Fresno California
(Lazarus Realty)
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Saturday last there was a parade in Fresno's Chinatown.  ITS THE YEAR OF THE RAT.  I'm thinking that this creature to the left is maybe supposed to be a rat - but I dont know.  You would think that if its the YEAR OF THE RAT that they would be parading a RAT, but this thing doesnt look anything ...

By Randy "Lazarus" McAtee, Owner/Broker, Lazarus Realty, Fresno California
(Lazarus Realty)
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Historic Fresno Buildings [photos included] The Tallest building between San Francisco and Los Angeles is the Pacific Southwest Building located in the heart of downtown Fresno in the Fulton Mall. Between 1920 and 1930 this was the most expensive building erected in the entire state of California...

By Fidencio Marquez
(High Standard Realty)
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If you are an investor or a first time buyer. Right now is the time to buy here in california.

By Randy "Lazarus" McAtee, Owner/Broker, Lazarus Realty, Fresno California
(Lazarus Realty)
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The old Fresno Water Tower at the corner of Fresno and O Street is probably the city’s most famous icon. I read a comment on the internet by someone claiming it to be the second most popular subject for photographers in all of Central California, with Yosemite’s Halfdome holding the number one sp...

By Randy "Lazarus" McAtee, Owner/Broker, Lazarus Realty, Fresno California
(Lazarus Realty)
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Yes, and on Superbowl Sunday. There shouldn't be a Mardi Gras anywhere on the planet on Superbowl Sunday! But FRESNO? I don't think the word Fresno and Mardi Gras should be in the same sentence. Add to that it was sprinkling and COLD - at least when it started - weather improved slightly.It was h...

By Fidencio Marquez
(High Standard Realty)
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Vision Attracts Provision And I will give you the treasures of darkness, and hidden riches of secret places, that you may know that I, the LORD, who call you by your name, am the God of Israel." (Isa 45:3)Things are changing fast. Our paper dollar is sinking and gold is floating high. Real estate...

By Randy "Lazarus" McAtee, Owner/Broker, Lazarus Realty, Fresno California
(Lazarus Realty)
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OK , Maybe they dont dazzle you but today I thought I would practice on taking wide angle shots.  I posted a capture that I got yesterday but it was done hand held and rather hastily processed.  Today I got out my tripod and  took my time taking these captures.  This dining room is only 14.5 ft w...

By Randy "Lazarus" McAtee, Owner/Broker, Lazarus Realty, Fresno California
(Lazarus Realty)
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Well I just saw a news report that said the the median price of Fresno homes in December was $249,000.  In the update for November the median price was at $255,000 so the market saw another dip ~~~~~YAWN~~~~~ . As a reminder the peak was June of 2006 with a median price of approx $314,000 so pric...

By Randy "Lazarus" McAtee, Owner/Broker, Lazarus Realty, Fresno California
(Lazarus Realty)
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Just about everyone who knows anything about Fresno knows that Fresno has a beloved Christmas Tree Lane located on Van Ness Blvd in Old Fig Garden. Old Fig Garden is known for its tree-lined streets with historic homes. Every year they string up lights on Old Van Ness and many of the homeowners d...

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