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Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific - BRE #01474067
Benicia, CA Real Estate and Vallejo, CA Real Estate, Coldwell Banker Realtor, Foreclosure and Short Sale Specialist for Solano, Napa, and Contra Costa County. Assisting seller and buyers in meeting their real estate needs.



To the listing agent for a short sale I wanted to show our buyer the other day------Can you please get a clue on what to do when you get an offer for your short sale listing?  The MLS stated I had to call the listing office to make an appointment and the seller needed 24 hr notice.  I dutifully ...
Marche Benicia, an outdoor marketplace is taking place on June 11th along downtown Benicia's shoreline promenade.  Sponsored by Benicia Main Street, this event was hugely popular last year.  Free admission to French music, wine garden, arts and crafts, entertainment and varied food vendors. A hin...
Overlook Park in Benicia is aptly named as you can see from the pictures.  This is one of many parks scattered among Benicia neighborhoods.  Overlook has meandering paths with benches to sit and ponder life.  There is plenty of grassy areas for playing tag or ball or soccer.  One is only limited ...
Duncan Graham Park in Benicia is a hidden jewel that not many people know about.  It is truly a neighborhood park surrounded by homes built in the 50's and 60's.   The large grassy area is perfect for running and jumping.  Maybe take a blanket and enjoy the sun.  There is a basketball court and p...
Chug, Chug, Chug.......I feel like the engine that could.  I mean I can!  We are almost to the end of May.  I participated in the month long blog challenge last August and this one is even tougher.  I have ideas and thoughts twirling around in my head but lack the initiative to put them on paper ...
I can remember several years ago when the foreclosures starting coming out of the woodwork.  My business partner, Jenny, and I decided to go for it.  We did and have been successful with representing the best servicer in the country (in our opinion) Premier Asset Services, which is really Wells F...
Relay for Life Fundraiser at Round Table Pizza is happening Tuesday May 24th from 5pm-9pm. Round Table Pizza is located at 878 Southampton Rd in the Raley's Shopping Center, Benicia CA. Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific has a team raising money for the Vallejo Relay for Life.  For the past several m...
Benicia Cupcake Contest winners have been announced.  Benicia Library held its own Food Network version of Cupcake Wars on May 19th.  It was a success!  One of our agents entered her strawberry cupcakes.  Cathy loves to bake and we always benefit from her skills. The winning cupcake was called Ch...
This is one big salad bowl in Salinas!  Last weekend we attended a fund raiser for a local wildlife sanctuary for African Elephants.  EARS held their 11th Annual event on May 14th.  On our way to a private tour of the facility on Sunday, we drove along country roads famous for providing vegetable...
Vallejo Farmers' Market is held every Saturday, rain or shine.  This is not a seasonal market but open all year around.  This is where you can get your weekly stock up of fresh vegetables and fruits.  Vallejo Farmers' Market is located at the Georgia and Main Street and open from 9AM-1PM.  There ...

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Benicia CA & Vallejo CA Real Estate, 707-319-2828
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