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Christmas Tree Lane in Fresno California - 12/22/07 01:06 AM
Just about everyone who knows anything about Fresno knows that Fresno has a beloved Christmas Tree Lane located on Van Ness Blvd in Old Fig Garden. Old Fig Garden is known for its tree-lined streets with historic homes. Every year they string up lights on Old Van Ness and many of the homeowners decorate their homes and yards with lights ... and often much more. The other nite I was eager to see what I could accomplish with my new camera and shot the photos below. I dont really have a good night lens for what I was doing but that didnt (3 comments)
More Fresno Real Estate Market Statistics from Lazarus - 12/17/07 10:02 PM
I just added a link on my website that gives the MLS marketing data from 2000 to the present. It is titled: Fresno MLS Historical Data January 2000 – November 2007 The file is in PDF format Fresno Association of Realtors. It contains lots of statistical information and the following graphs: Median List Price to Median Sales Price ComparisonNumber Of Sold Listings By MonthAverage Days on Market (DOM) Take a look. If you're looking to buy or sell real estate in Fresno, Call me, I can help. 559.301.1647 R. "Lazarus" McAteeBroker/Owner Lazarus Realty
Fresno California Real Estate Statistics - 12/17/07 05:39 PM
Here are the statistics for November 2007 in Fresno. Homes Sold November 2007: *213 Average days on the market: 79 Median Sale Price: $255,00 The highest median sales price was in June of 2006 when prices peaked at $314,000. since then prices have fallen approx 19% As of today our MLS is showing 3829 listings of Single Family Residences, Condos, and PUDs in the cities of Fresno and Clovis. In the last 12 months the average number of units sold per month is 313 which put current inventory at about 1 yeart to absorb.
*SFR, Condos, Puds in Fresno and Clovis
Fresno Tower District - pictures included - 12/14/07 04:05 PM
The other day I did brief blog on Fresno's Tower District and mentioned that the heart of the Tower District is the historic Tower Theater. I failed to include the link to the Tower Theaters website. And what's worse is I didnt include any photos... MY BAD!!! So here a couple of night shots I took. CLICK PICTURES TO DISPLAY LARGER IMAGE - THEN CLICK THE LARGE IMAGE AGAIN
St Herman Monastery in Platina California - 12/12/07 02:54 AM
This Monastery in Platina California happens to be in our Diocese. Platina is about 40 miles west of Redding [click here for map]and nestled in a little valley. Wikipedia has the population at around 200 which sounds high to me. Its a rather idyllic place. I went up to visit the Monastery with a friend during the winter few years ago and down in the valley it where the post office is was wet from rain, but as we went up the hill we encountered snow. This picture pales in comparison to what I saw with my eyes. The sun shining (9 comments)
Fresno Tower District - 12/09/07 03:10 AM
The heart of the arts and eclectic living in Fresno is found in the Tower District which gets its name from the historic Tower Theater at the corner of Olive and Wishon. Today I went into the Revue - a wonderful coffee house - and had their Tomato Bisque Soup and some sort of Mexican Mocha. Loved it! The Revue is pure eye/lens candy for photographer: colors galore. The patrons, as you can see are pretty colorful as well. While I was there I shot thethese pics.
Clovis Home For Sale - Exclusive Offering by Lazarus Realty 559.301.1647 - 12/07/07 06:14 PM
NEWER HOME * CLOVIS SCHOOLS * GATED COMMUNUTY * Price to sell at $286,670 !! This 4 bedroom 2..5 bath home is located in the gated European Parc community. Immaculately maintained, and built in 2004, this home features a formal dining room, family room with gas fireplace, and living room in 1970 sq. ft of living space. The master bedroom has its own large master bath with separate tub and shower, and his and hers walk in closets. It has an alarm system and all the appliances go with it, including the washer and dryer. Call Lazarus today to schedule a showing: (0 comments)
Get A Life... - 12/06/07 11:11 AM
I have always been fascinated with puppets and became a puppeteer about 35 years ago. I performed at churches, birthday parties, college campus, parks, and even once one TV for a channel in San Francisco. Once the kids started coming (my wife and I have 6 children) I had to take a REAL job, whatever that means. In my case it meant doing something I really didnt like in order to pay the bills:( About 5 years ago I looked back on my life and asked myself: WHAT DO I REALLY LIKE DOING? One of the first things that came to mind was (4 comments)
Fresno Market Statistics - 12/05/07 09:26 PM
THE GOOD NEWS: According to the information provided by The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) in their LAST REPORT Property values in Fresno CA increased 97.52% in the last 5 years. Fresno is actually way up there in the ranks for home appreciation [ mostly because prior to the run up prices were so depressed]. THE BAD NEWS: According to the same report Fresno Housing Prices gave up 2.62% in the last quarter and 5.74% for the year. Those numbers, however, conflict with the those reported in the Fresno Bee, Sunday DEC 2, 2007 (Real Estate Section - page D2) where numbers from (2 comments)
News Flash: White House Reaches Mortgage Deal - 12/05/07 02:09 PM
Dec 5 02:53 PM US/Eastern WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional aides say the Bush administration has hammered out an agreement with industry to freeze interest rates for certain subprime mortgages for five years in an effort to combat a soaring tide of foreclosures. These aides, who spoke on condition of anonymity because ...FULL STORY HERE (2 comments)
Night Shots At West and Herndon In Fresno CA... - 12/05/07 01:41 AM
I took these shots this evening. This intersection is just one block west of my office. I am just learning how to use the Manual mode on my Nikon D200. I found that my best shot were taken between f8 - f16 FUN!!!
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