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By Gisele Harmouche
(Villa Rio Estates Realty)
Comments 4
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)
Comments 31
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)
Comments 0
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)
Comments 2
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)
Comments 1
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)
Comments 9
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)
Comments 6
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)
Comments 0
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)
Comments 23
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)
Comments 0
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)
Comments 3
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...

By Fidencio Marquez
(High Standard Realty)
Comments 0
 Have you been thinking about buying a home but don't know much you can afford? An important rule of thumb: financial experts suggest your monthly mortgage payment should not exceed 30% of your total income. Here at HIGH STANDARD REALTY  have a variety of loans programs to meet your mortgage need...

By Fidencio Marquez
(High Standard Realty)
Comments 1
Apply for new credit in moderation Thinking about applying for a shiny new credit card? Think again. Every time you apply for a credit card, it's recorded as an inquiry in your credit report. The more inquiries you collect, the lower your credit score. Why? Opening a lot of accounts gives you the...

By Randy "Lazarus" McAtee, Owner/Broker, Lazarus Realty, Fresno California
(Lazarus Realty)
Comments 2
Part IPart II (Story 1)BEWARE WATER DAMAGE:Story 2I had the house rented to tenants that for all intents and purposes were good tenants: rent paid on time; trouble free tenancy. When the tenants moved out I noticed a small leak in the bathroom at the shutoff valve under the stool.  The tenants ne...

By Randy "Lazarus" McAtee, Owner/Broker, Lazarus Realty, Fresno California
(Lazarus Realty)
Comments 2
 River Park Shopping Center in Northwest Fresno Friday night Oct 26 2007 at around 10:00 p.m. It was raining that evening so the combination of the wet walkways and neon lights was a visual feast. I didn't have my tripod.  Below is one of the pictures I took.  You can view a gallery of several of...

By Randy "Lazarus" McAtee, Owner/Broker, Lazarus Realty, Fresno California
(Lazarus Realty)
Comments 4
...well, maybe not. But Fresno California --- known to many as California's Poor Man's Paradise --- would be an excellent location for the pop diva to switch gears, slow down, and take time to smell the raisins. Britney, are you hearing me? For a couple of million dollars or less I can find you a...

By Sheron Cardin, ARTIST - A Home Stager/Sellers Best Friend!
(California Moods Inc)
Comments 14
Most homes are decorated WRONG if decorated at all. Since entering the decorating business in the early 80's, I can count on two hands how many homes I have walked into where the furniture was in the right place, the art was hung the right height, window coverings were flattering and functional, ...

By Randy "Lazarus" McAtee, Owner/Broker, Lazarus Realty, Fresno California
(Lazarus Realty)
Comments 5
WHAT I LIKE ABOUT FRESNO On Saturdays mornings in Fresno there's just about nothing I enjoy more than strolling through the local Farmer's Market at Blackstone and Shaw. The San Joaquin Valley is one of the worlds richest and most abundant bread baskets and Fresno is right in the heart of it. And...

By Randy "Lazarus" McAtee, Owner/Broker, Lazarus Realty, Fresno California
(Lazarus Realty)
Comments 1
... at least not now, unless you absolutely have to. I've read several posts on AR in which the agents are making statements like: now is the time to buy; you dont know where the bottom is; interest rates are low; real estate is always a great investment if you're patient; etc.  DONT BUY IT -- an...

By Randy "Lazarus" McAtee, Owner/Broker, Lazarus Realty, Fresno California
(Lazarus Realty)
Comments 5
The other day my wife and i were out looking at some Gary McDonald Homes and there was one in particular we really liked that was already sold ( for 2.1 million ). These are the homes that are being built right along the golf course. I think the name of the subdivision is Country Club At The Fort...

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