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Gilroy, California - Activities - 11/29/11 02:02 AM
Gilroy, California, is a small agricultural town that has grown over the years into a thriving community. Gilroy has a lot to offer its residents and people from far away come to visit. We are surrounded by vineyards which produce great wines and there are many wine tasting choises at the different wineries such as Sarahs Vineyard, Solis, Fernwood, Fortino, Clos la Chance, Jason Stephens, Kirigin Cellars and many more. Gilroy Gardens is an horticultural park which attracts young and old to the circus trees and the many rides. Mount Madonna County Park, Uvas Canyon County Park, Coyote Lake-Harvey Bear Ranch County (5 comments)
New Refinancing Guidelines Unveiled for distressed property owners - 11/18/11 01:16 PM
New Refinancing Guidelines Unveiled for Distressed Property Owners. A new refinancing program was unveiled by the current administration last month with the expectation that it will help the current housing crisis. It should help distressed homeowners who want to stay in their homes by easing up on the refinancing requirements. Homeowners who are "under water", owning more on the home then it's current value, can now refinance under the new program (HARP). This overhaul will benefit homeowners who: have Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac loans haven't missed a payment in the last year loans must have been taken out before (0 comments)
Why do women cry so easily? - 11/18/11 12:33 PM
A friend and new mother who just had her baby boy sent me this note and I thought I should share it with you all because it touched me.
A little boy asked his mother, "Why are you crying?" "Because I'm a woman," she ...told him."I don't understand," he said. His Mom just hugged him and said, "And you never will."Later the little boy asked his father, "Why does mother seem to cry for no reason?""All women cry for no reason," was all his dad could say.The little boy grew up and became a man, still wondering why women cry.Finally (1 comments)
Single Family home values in Campbell vs Willow Glen - San Jose Real Estate Statistics - 11/18/11 11:33 AM
Single family home statistics in Campbell versus single family home statistics in Willow Glen. Willow Glen has a larger inventory, list price for homes in Willow Glen is higher and homes are on the market longer compared to Campbell. Campbell has no homes in inventory over 1 million dollars, but Willow Glen has quite a few, which distorts the median list price and sale price of homes in this community. Average home size of homes in Willow Glen is larger than those in Campbell which reflects in the price per square foot.
Information contained on this report is designed for (2 comments)
Misleading advertising declining home values - 11/16/11 11:02 PM
Misleading advertising hurts homeowners and the local real estate market. Misleading advertising hurts local communities. You have seen it too - don't deny it. Out of area agents killing your farm areas and neighborhood home values. Just the other day I blogged about a short sale property my clients put an offer on sight unseen because the tenants weren't cooperating. The listing agent told us to "Bring us an offer first" and we did. Our offer was accepted the tenants evicted and we were granted access to the home. We are all shocked by the devastation of this once gorgeous property; (7 comments)
Cambrian, San Jose Real Estate - Market Report This is a real estate update is for activity for single family homes in the community of Cambrian, San Jose, California during the last 7 days ending November 11, 2011. Move-in ready home just listed. Beautiful remodeled home in Cambrian. Large corner lot, upgraded kitchen and baths, 3 bedrooms/2 full bath. Property is priced to sell. Listed at $620,000. Contact your buyers agent if you are interested in this and/or other homes in Cambrian, San Jose. Distressed properties are not dominating the real estate market in Cambrian. Inventory is down, median sold price is up significantly and calculated (0 comments)
Market Statistics for San Jose - Willow Glen, Cambrian, San Jose, Almaden Valley, Campbell - 11/11/11 09:29 PM
Market Statistics for San Jose - Willow Glen, Cambrian, San Jose, Almaden Valley, Campbell Market Report for October real estate statistics in Willow Glen, South San Jose, Almaden Valley, Cambrian and Campbell. Information contained on this report is designed for accuracy but is not guaranteed. Willow Glen recorded the highest sales volume for October 2011; fewest in South San Jose. Almaden Valley is the most expensive area and South San Jose the least expensive of the areas compared.
Almaden Valley Real Estate Report - Market Update for single family homes in Almaden Valley - 11/11/11 08:27 PM
Almaden Valley, San Jose Real Estate - Market Update for single family homes in Almaden Valley This is a real estate update is for activity in Almaden Valley, San Jose, California during the last 7 days ending November 11, 2011. Very few distressed properties in this area of San Jose where home values remain stable in the past week. Inventory decreased as well as median list price. Median list price for homes under contract is slightly higher but median list and sale price of homes sold is lower. Real Estate statistics for single family homes in Almaden Valley, San Jose: Almaden Valley homes for (0 comments)
Country Estates Real Estate Report - Market Update for Country Estates, Gilroy - 11/11/11 07:06 PM
Country Estates Real Estate Report - Market Update Single Family homes Country Estates, Gilroy This real estate update is for single family homes in the community of Country Estates, a neighborhood in the western foothills of Gilroy and consists largely of custom build homes. Lots are still available. This report is dated November 11, 2011. The real estate market in Country Estates is very distressed and offers great opportunities for investors. The newest listing on Hollyhock is a bank-owned property in need of some TLC and listed at $707,900. The property has 5 bedrooms, 4 bath and is 3,918 square feet. (1 comments)
South County Realtor Alliance Food Drive - Eagle Ridge - 11/11/11 05:37 PM
The South County Realtor Alliance (SCRA) is collecting non-perishable food for the many families in need in our communities. Many business locations have a barrel and are participating in this good cause. The Community of Eagle Ridge is collecting food too. Please stop by and make your donation small or large at the drop off center in Eagle Ridge or any local organization of business where you see the "Can Tree" Food Drive label. The collection barrel for Eagle Ridge is located at my Eagle Ridge Realty office on Hoylake. The Alliance is also collecting turkeys. Other organizations are also collecting (0 comments)
Morgan Hill Real Estate - Market Report for single family homes in Morgan Hill, CA - 11/11/11 05:19 PM
Morgan Hill Real Estate - Market Report for single family homes in Morgan Hill, CA This is a real estate update is for activity in the community of Morgan Hill, California during the last 7 days ending November 11, 2011. Real Estate statistics for Morgan Hill: Morgan Hill homes for sale: Inventory is down slightly (148) and includes 24 homes offered over 1 million dollars ranging in price from $1,049,000 to $7,200,000. The number of distressed properties in inventory increased sharply. Median list price is down $9,000. Morgan Hill Homes Sold: 10 Homes sold Median sale price is up A more detailed (0 comments)
Gilroy Real Estate - Market Report for single family homes in Gilroy - 11/07/11 11:38 PM
Gilroy Real Estate - Market Report provided by your Gilroy REALTOR® This is a market update for activity in the city of Gilroy, the Garlic Capital of the World, during the last 7 days ending November 7, 2011. Inventory is down, median list price is down for homes in inventory and in escrow but median sales price is up this week. Real Estate statistics for single family detached homes in Gilroy: Gilroy homes for sale (includes 22 homes over 1 million dollars): 143 homes in inventory (39 short sale and 24 bank-owned (REO)) Median home price $540,900 Price per square feet $267.72 Average (1 comments)
Eagle Ridge Real Estate, Gilroy - Market Report November 7, 2011 - 11/07/11 08:52 PM
Eagle Ridge Real Estate, Gilroy, California Market Report November 7, 2011 This is a real estate update is for activity in the community of Eagle Ridge Golf during the last 7 days ending November 7, 2011. Median List Price for single family homes offered for sale is down 1%, however, median list price for homes added this week is up. Median list price for homes in escrow is down since my last report (October 28). Number of distressed properties in inventory is down. Real Estate statistics for Eagle Ridge Golf Community, Gilroy: Eagle Ridge homes for sale: 17 homes in inventory (5 (0 comments)
Becoming a US Citizen - 11/06/11 10:52 PM
It's official: I am now a US Citizen. I finally became a US Citizen last week. I was thrilled and the ceremony was nice. The process of becoming a naturalized citizen is easy and quick: the whole process took about 2 months. First I downloaded the US Citizenship test from iTunes and the application forms from the USCIS website. I studied the questions on my iPhone during my daily walks with the dog around the neighborhood. After my appointments for fingerprinting, pictures and interview the date for the official swearing in ceremony was scheduled. The interview is very easy; you need to (12 comments)
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