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By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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Streamside Place is a beautiful community of 56 homes, custom built by Cobblestone Homes in 2006. It  is located in Rincon Valley on Highway 12, gateway to Sonoma Valley and the wine country, built alongside Santa Rosa Creek.  The homes are affordable because they are so close together, the exter...

By Mike Higgins and Paula Lewis
(Century 21 Valley of the Moon)
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  Supply Is Down — Prices Should Go Up!   As of January 1, 2012, there were only 26 homes listed for sale in Oakmont.  Combined with the fact that 52 homes were sold in Oakmont during the fourth quarter of 2011, this means that we start the New Year with only 1.5 months of inventory.  In any norm...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Take a deep breath and just look at the prices on the housing market. Now is the perfect time to buy and become a home Owner instead of a Renter.  Take a look at these 5 sweet reasons being a homeowner is great!      

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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 As a Real Estate Agent who represents Investors “flipping” homes, my eye caught on this article with good tips on simple, cost-effective ways to upgrade a key aspect of the home - helpful if you want to resell the home or just increase your own home value!   

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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Buckthorn Court is a wonderful townhouse development located in Rincon Valley.  It consists of 28 single story units that are all the same floor plan and size.  The homes are 1246 sq ft, and the lots are 1700 sq ft. All are only 2 bedrooms and 2 baths.  They were built in 1984, and have a cottage...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Hi All! In several weeks I’ll have a new Flipper Chick listing. I’m mentioning it now, before the house is ready, as I’ve had many requests to do so: This one is a cute 1920 vintage bungalow of 871 sq. ft. on a large lot w/big detached garage.  It’s 2 bedroom 1 bathroom and everything will be new...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Another reason it’s time to buy a home now;  Many banks are jumping into the lending environment in order to make any spread at all & are driving low prices even lower, as well as again lowering credit underwriting standards.  Read more about our economic signs of recovery.  

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Real Estate is starting to explode – not only with my listings & sales but also with numerous Agents I’ve spoken to this past week - they have Buyers coming out their ears; “Sonoma Countiers” want to buy homes in this great market!  Working together as a tight-knit team of Agents, we CAN get the ...

By Mike Higgins and Paula Lewis
(Century 21 Valley of the Moon)
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  Do you Have Smart Goals? As we say goodbye to the old year and hello to the new year that’s just around the corner, it’s traditional to take a look at what’s going on in our lives and to set some new goals. Setting a goal is not the same as simply making a wish.  If you make a wish, you just ho...

By Mike Higgins and Paula Lewis
(Century 21 Valley of the Moon)
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  Why So Many For-Sale Signs?   We’ve been asked why there seem to be so many for-sale signs out there in Oakmont these days.  Is there something wrong with the market? At the beginning of the month, our Multiple Listing System (MLS) showed a total of only 47 homes for sale in Oakmont.  If you th...

By Mike Higgins and Paula Lewis
(Century 21 Valley of the Moon)
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  Diamond Certified® We are delighted to announce that Century 21 Valley of the Moon, along with its parent company, Century 21 North Bay Alliance, has received the prestigious Diamond Certified® rating.  The Century 21 North Bay Alliance family of local offices is currently the only real estate ...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Despite the real estate  market having it’s ups & downs in 2011, it’s up to us Agents to pass along the truth of the upcoming 2012 year: Home values are improving and selling prices WILL increase - so stop pushing those low-ball offers.  Here is an interesting fact sheet I came upon that gives a ...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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We are all very excited of the Christmas holiday here at Sun Pacific Mortgage & RE.  We hope you have a wonderful time with family and friends this weekend…make it joyful!

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Some other really good reasons why buying and/or selling a home during the wintery Holiday seasons IS beneficial: http://www.marycraneproperties.com/index.asp

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Ok everyone, my new listing on 124 Fernwood Dr is up and running with a virtual tour on YouTube! This is a charmingly remodeled (yet still affordable) 3 bed/2 bath family home and could be yours, a friend’s, a family member’s or a client of your’s perfect New Year’s home!  So don’t hesitate to ch...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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I'm frequently asked if there are any condominiums or Planned unit Developments (aka: PUD) that I recommend in Rincon Valley.  YES !  There are several.  Which one really depends on your needs, and financial consideration.  Here is a list of the most common ones that I list or sell.  Click on the...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Check out this article for good home maintenance tips – no more 1-800-Landlord! You’d be surprised how you can save money on your home….if you do it right especially for you first time homeowners.

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Happy Holidays! Christmas and the New Year are right around the corner and everyone is buzzing with excitement about new homes on the market. What better way to celebrate then to look for a new home to make your own?! Here at Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate we have two incredible homes avail...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Happy Holidays! Christmas and the New Year are right around the corner and everyone is buzzing with excitement about new homes on the market. What better way to celebrate then to look for a new home to make your own?! Here at Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate we have two incredible homes avail...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Do you think the housing market is too scary to buy?  It’s NOT.   We are being hit by all sides these days:  layoffs, California budget problems, taxes, etc. It is being blared across the air waves that it’s as bad as the 1920s.  So, why would anyone buy?   Did you know that A LOT of people made ...

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