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Information and opinion on Real Estate in Stanislaus , Merced and San Joaquin counties mixed with why I love living in this part of the world.



Stanislaus County Short Sales - Practice Makes.... I'm sure everyone has heard the term "Practice Makes Perfect".  I'm here to say that I don't agree with that statement.  I think it should be "Practice Makes Permanent".  Now I didn't come up with that on my own.  Years ago when I used to take Ta...
Stanislaus County Short Sales - Known World Wide! Just a little over a month ago I added a feature to my blog, a ClustrMap, that shows where in the world people are reading my blog.  It's actually been quite surprising where the readers of my blog are.  They actually are ALL over the world. As of...
Stanislaus County Short Sales - All Work And No Play - No Way! What's the old saying about all work and no play?  Working Stanislaus County Short Sales can be stressful and frustrating at times.  As I write this post I have been on hold for nearly 10 minutes with one of the major banks.  I'm just...
Stanislaus County Short Sales - Some old Fashion Fun at the Beach! Just about a two hour drive from Stanislaus County is Santa Cruz Ca.  Santa Cruz is on the central coast of California on Monterey Bay.  One of the things Santa Cruz is famous for is the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.  The Santa Cruz...
Stanislaus County Short Sales - EARTHQUAKES IN CALIFORNIA Earthquakes have been in the news the last couple of days.  There have been quakes in Colorado, California and of all places Virginia.  Everyone knows that earthquakes happen in California all the time.  Most of them are too small to feel....
Stanislaus County Short Sales - Foreclosure Vs Short Sale If you are like many people in Stanislaus, Merced and San Joaquin Counties you may be having a hard time making your house payment.  There are many reasons for this.  It could be that your mortgage has adjusted and now the payment is out o...
Turlock's Crane Park - Bringing Out The Kid In Me Not only am I a Short Sale Specialist in Stanislaus County and the Town of Turlock but I have lived in the area all my life.  One of the great things about living in Turlock are all the parks in town.  The one that I remember the most from when I ...
  Stanislaus County - Close to Everything! For as long as I can remember I have heard people say that living here in the Central Valley means we are close to everything.  When I was a young kid I thought " big deal".  People would say how nice it was to be close to culture, history, beautiful pla...
Stanislaus County Short Sales - No Negative Energy Allowed! It happens to every agent at some point.  You have an offer on one of your listings.  You negotiate with the buyer and come to an agreement.  Everything looks good, now you are in escrow.   Things are moving along towards a successful sa...
  Stanislaus County Short Sales - What your bank is going to want from you.   In order for your bank to approve a short sale on your home they will need some information from you.  The bank will want to know your financial situation and why you have to do a short sale.  I'm sure a lot of people a...

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