Explore Santa Rosa, CA

By Rick Costa, FHA/VA/USDA expert
(Primary Residential Mortgage Inc. NMLS 3094)
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Then number of home sales in California for the month of July,  surged 17% over June with 48,000+ existing homes changing hands. The July sales figure were the highest for any July since 66,929 homes sold in July 2005! The median price paid for a home in California in July was $363,000, 3.1 perc...

By Romy Campbell, REALTOR
(Pacific Union International)
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  What does "Time is of the Essence" mean when buying or selling a home in Sonoma County?   You may have noticed the phrase "time is of the essence" on one or more real estate forms. But what does it mean?   It means that deadlines must be met – or else. Or else what?   That depends upon the cont...

By Dave Roberts
(Healdsburg Sotheby's International Realty)
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Yesterday was pool cleanup day for our small HOA in Santa Rosa. A happy group of volunteers helped with everything from pruning overgrown rosemary to general cleanup. With a pool opening scheduled for May 1 and the water temperature already approaching 80 degrees, everyone was in cheerful spirits...

By Romy Campbell, REALTOR
(Pacific Union International)
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Whether you're buying or selling a home here in Sonoma County, pets and real estate simply don't mix. If you're selling a house, the best thing to do is take your pets with you when you vacate for showings. If that's not possible, they need to be contained in a kennel or a kennel cage. Why? Three...

By Romy Campbell, REALTOR
(Pacific Union International)
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  Silence is Golden When Buying or Selling a Home in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County   Do you wonder why Santa Rosa real estate agents recommend that sellers be absent when their home is shown?   There are two good reasons: The first is that buyers will naturally feel more at ease, and will look more t...

By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 916-758-1809
(203kOnLine.com, covering the USA)
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The FannieMae HomeStyle loan program is very much like the FHA 203k loan guarantee program in the way it works. It is a loan that includes the purchase money and money to make the repairs on a fixer all in one low interest loan. That way the investor has the money to complete the job for sure. It...

By Cynthia Larsen, Independent Broker In Sonoma County, CA
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FREE admission: Charles M. Schulz Museum - Nov 18 2012 - Santa Rosa CA Are you a Peanuts fan? You almost have to be if you are a resident of Santa Rosa CA, where hundreds of Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy and Woodstock statues are on display. Tourists arrive here from all over the world, wanting to ...

By John Souerbry, Homes, Land & Investments
(Cordon Real Estate)
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Sonoma County luxury homes and estates offer beautiful settings and a great value in Wine Country.  There are currently 17 Sonoma County properties on the market with an asking price over $4,000,000 (same as last week). Here are the Sonoma County Top 10 luxury homes and estates offered for sale a...

By Doug Lyons, Realtor - Selling Homes in Sonoma County, CA
(Vanguard Properties, BRE License #01888718)
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Santa Rosa California Real Estate Market Report Whether you are considering selling or purchasing a home, knowing what's happening within the local market right now is absolutely essential. Here are some key market statistics for all single family residences sold in the city of Santa Rosa, Califo...

By Linda D. Pufford, ASPM, Marin/Sonoma Home Stager
(Stage with Divine Style - Home Staging)
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"Home Staging in the most Beautiful Setting" We had the opportunity to stage one of the most awesome homes in the most beautiful setting.  Surrounded by the trickling sound of running water and gorgeous trees we found ourselves (even after we finished staging this home) not wanting to leave.  Aft...

By Cynthia Larsen, Independent Broker In Sonoma County, CA
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  Have you ever been in an on-going dispute with a neighbor? Do you think you could ever get so fed up it would prompt you to rent a jackhammer and take matters into your own hands? A property owner in Santa Rosa CA did just that, and in the end it paid off. When I opened the local newspaper and...

By Linda D. Pufford, ASPM, Marin/Sonoma Home Stager
(Stage with Divine Style - Home Staging)
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"Home Staging Tips ~ Advice For Sellers" When preparing your home for sale don't forget the 5 C's.  Curb Appeal ~ This one factor alone can help get potential clients in the door of your home.  Your front and backyard are an extension of your home and  can make or break a client feeling comfortab...

By Mike Higgins and Paula Lewis
(Century 21 Valley of the Moon)
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Our current inventory shows 29 homes for sale in Oakmont. For the previous week, we had one new listing, five escrows opened and five escrows closed. For a complete list of all the homes currently for sale in our MLS system, please click on the link below: View Listings For details on any of thes...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Sonoma County stats: Here’s the raw data. In April 715 houses went into contract to purchase, up from March’s 647 homes in contract to purchase. This number has been increasing steadily over the past several months and will hopefully continue to rise! Check out this graph to see the info for your...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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These are some good market updates from professionals in the respective industries: “If activity is sustained near present levels, existing-home sales will see their best performance in five years. Based on all the factors in the current market, that’s what we’re expecting with sales rising seve...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Current Uses For Hard Money   Here are some Scenarios that depict the most recent and popular uses for Hard Money:   Scenario 1:  You have loanable equity in your property, whether it’s residential, commercial or land, and want to borrow against it.  Loanable equity means the amount you can borro...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Sorting Through the Social Media Can O' Worms Some Great Useful New Stuff! Anyone else out there totally bombarded with social media? I always make sure I’m as up-to-date as reasonably possible on the latest and greatest in social media, social networking and marketing. I found this interesting l...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Sonoma County Statistics Update See how this local area is doing All of you out there in Sonoma County who are still doubtful that the market is in fact ‘in recovery’, take a look at these statistics! I refer to Trulia quite frequently to give me accurate updates on the market trends through stat...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Stats on Facebook and Pinterest See all the numbers for yourself! I don’t know about you, but I use social media every virtually every day. Whether I’m updating a listing on Trulia or Zillow and then alerting Facebook, or I’m blogging on ActiveRain or LinkedIn, I’m constantly in contact with soci...

By Mike Higgins and Paula Lewis
(Century 21 Valley of the Moon)
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Our current inventory shows 39 homes for sale in Oakmont. For the previous week, there were five new listings, four escrows opened and two escrows closed. For a complete list of all the homes currently for sale in our MLS system, please click on the link below: View Listings For details on any of...

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