Explore Santa Rosa, CA

By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 916-758-1809
(203kOnLine.com, covering the USA)
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Looks like we have another full day of work. Food and shelter is on the horizon.. lol. Kidding aside the 203k is coming on strong again and lots of people are wakening to find it is just what they need to make more sales. If you have a fixer and don't want to put that in your listing... let us kn...

By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 916-758-1809
(203kOnLine.com, covering the USA)
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Anyone interested in hearing directly from the horse's mouth, figuratively speaking... there is a FREE HUD webinar on the Full 203k and the Streamlined "k" on May 27th, 9-10:30 am Mountain Time. I'll put it up on my website to remind you as it approaches. It will be interesting and informative as...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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Cobblestoneis a quiet little neighborhood in Santa Rosa located in the hills immediately above Sutter Hospital.  There are 57 developed lots on 3 streets, Cobblestone, Broken Twig, and Scrub Oak.  The area around these homes is absolutely beautiful.  Its all eucalyptus, manzanita, and oaks.  Most...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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  The Parker Hill Estates in Santa Rosa offers private townhouse living that is really close to everything!  Located in a beautiful and heavily wooded part of Santa Rosa just a walk away from Sutter Hospital, and about 1 mile from Kaiser, Agilent, and the Sonoma County Government Center (Sonoma C...

By Dave Roberts
(Healdsburg Sotheby's International Realty)
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        This winter was colder and wetter than we've had in the last few drought years. It kept my flowers from doing much during February and March. We've still had rain in April and unseasonably cool weather. However, the last few days of sunshine have really made my fence-top plants take off ...

By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 916-758-1809
(203kOnLine.com, covering the USA)
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203k talk coming to Santa Rosa area on April 29th to the Association of Realtors Breakfast meeting in Rohnert Park, CA 8:30 am. Please make your reservations early with the Association so we can be sure to have seats for you. If it fills up we can make arrangements to come to your office that sam...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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The Falconwood condominiums in Santa Rosa offer affordable living within a half mile of Kaiser Hospital, and the Sonoma County government center, the two largest employers in the county.  This modest development is secure with an automatic gate entrance.  The complex is situated amoung huge redwo...

By Dave Roberts
(Healdsburg Sotheby's International Realty)
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My wife and I moved into Wikiup Greens a little over two years ago. We had never thought about a 55+ senior community to live in as we matured together. I guess a combination of "just not thinking about it" plus our happiness where we were living kept it off the radar for us. Still, folks age, a...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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Stonefield condominiums in Fountaingrove are luxury living, that's close to everything.  Located in a park like setting, Stonefield is situated adjacent to the Fountaingrove Country Club and Golf course.  The complex is shaded by large oaks and redwoods. Year round creeks meander through the deve...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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Summerfield Villages in Bennett Valley is an intimate planned unit development (PUD) of 37 units, built in 1989.  The homes are townhouse style, attached single family residences.  They are frequently mistakenly listed by agents that don't know better as condominiums, but they're not condo's.  A...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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  Mission Creek Condominiums in Rincon Valley offer affordable living. Built between 1972 and 1973 this was one of Rincon Valley's most affordable condominium complexes.  Built with a Spanish/Mediterranean style these units are in central Rincon Valley, and walking distance to most conveniences s...

By Anthony Ebright - NMLSR ID #247647 Purchase and Refinance Mortgages
(FHA, VA, Conforming, Jumbo - Wells Fargo Home Mortgage)
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FHA Home Loans - Santa Rosa, CA - FHA Mortgage Insurance Premiums are going up! If you are using an FHA loan to buy a house, you may have to recalculate your loan program's parameters starting April 5th. FHA has announced they are going to raise the FHA mortgage insurance premiums from 1.75% to ...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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Is this a Rincon Valley Condominium, or a towhouse?  I know most real estate agents can look at an attached home in a common interest development, and determine if it's a condominium, or a townhouse...  can't they?  Well first let me say I use the word "townhouse" to really mean an attached home ...

By Kirsten Lindquist, Realtor - Sonoma Wine Country
(Pacific Union International)
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Sonoma County Real Estate Values - Santa Rosa Prices to Rise 6% in 2010? I'm backlogged on blogs right now but this story about Sonoma County real estate is something that I've got to share.  It's a report on a nationwide forecast that shows Santa Rosa's home prices will see a greater increase th...

By kathleen bonham
(FHAllen, Sonoma Country and Vintage)
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     Why I Sell Vintage Homes in Sonoma County.        This is the beginning of a series on vintage homes in Sonoma County, California.   Let’s begin by defining the term “vintage home”. The word “vintage” implies age; in other words, vintage homes are dwellings built in an earlier time. The acce...

By Anthony Ebright - NMLSR ID #247647 Purchase and Refinance Mortgages
(FHA, VA, Conforming, Jumbo - Wells Fargo Home Mortgage)
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USDA Rural Development Loans are going away! If you are using the USDA Rural Development loan program as part of your business building tool, you need to know this program is going away. According to the USDA Rural Development, the funds for this program are projected to be gone by the end of Apr...

By Anthony Ebright - NMLSR ID #247647 Purchase and Refinance Mortgages
(FHA, VA, Conforming, Jumbo - Wells Fargo Home Mortgage)
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California and Arizona Home loans will be up to 95% LTV Soon! Good news for California and Arizona home buyers! Starting February 22, 2010, mortgage insurance companies are easing up on their guidelines on conforming home loans! Homebuyers can put 5% down on conforming home loans again! It's abou...

By kathleen bonham
(FHAllen, Sonoma Country and Vintage)
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Vintage Home Sells in Ridgeway Historic District, Sonoma, California Last year I was involved in helping a retired couple moving from Michigan to the wine region in Sonoma, California to be closer to their daughter (a single -mom) and three grandsons. The original plan was to find a home close to...

By Shawn Barham
(The Warren Company Real Estate & Mortgage Brokers)
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As many of you already know I recently completed my courses for my state exam.  However, after my Real Estate Practice class I am torn between two worlds.  Some Real Estate Professionals consider the "old school"  methods of a sign a lockbox and a contract is the only way to go.  However...  Afte...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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These massive scissors can be found in downtown Santa Rosa at Courthouse Square.

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