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By Connie Ragen Green, Online Marketing Strategist
(Small Business UnMarketing)
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             A roof over your head is important but if that roof is made from wood shake it may not be safe. This is especially true if you live in a high fire risk area, such as Santa Clarita. In this area wood shake roofs are typically banned even if they have been treated with a fire retardant...

By Connie Ragen Green, Online Marketing Strategist
(Small Business UnMarketing)
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At the most recent homeowner's association meeting the residents questioned the board about the possibility of becoming a gated community. The board members stated that it would be next to impossible for us to gate our community because of the streets. They are currently publicly owned and would ...

By Connie Ragen Green, Online Marketing Strategist
(Small Business UnMarketing)
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The weather was very warm over the past week but now it has promised to be a little cooler for the next few days. I'm not quite ready for summer, especially when the calendar still tells us it is Spring. I really cannot complain. Santa Clarita has one of the best climates in the United States. Li...

By Claes Green
(24 Hour Handyman Service)
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Call me for your handyman needs in the Santa Clarita Valley. I serve the communities of Canyon Country, Saugus, Valencia, Newhall, Stevenson Ranch, Sand Canyon, and Castaic. My specialties include light plumbing, painting (both inside and out), ceramic tile installation and repair, hardwood floor...

By Connie Ragen Green, Online Marketing Strategist
(Small Business UnMarketing)
Comments 1
I love living here in the Plum Canyon neighborhood in Santa Clarita, California. The weather is perfect (except for a few days in August), the people are friendly, and there are so many opportunities to do charitable work.The only problem is that crime is on the rise and my street has been one of...

By Connie Ragen Green, Online Marketing Strategist
(Small Business UnMarketing)
Comments 0
We have had several cars broken into and homes burglarized since November, 2006. Last night another car window was shattered and items were stolen out of the glove box. The owner heard the alarm but didn't see who had done this. We are having our first Neighborhood Watch meeting on Wednesday even...

By Jeff Turner
(RealSatisfied)
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I hike every weekend with my kids. We've got lots of great places to hike around Southern California. It's a good workout. It gets me alone with my kids for hours at a time. And it allows me to take some photos, which I love to do. I usually focus on the big picture - panoramas, the mountains and...

By Connie Ragen Green, Online Marketing Strategist
(Small Business UnMarketing)
Comments 0
Since moving to the Santa Clarita valley last year I have discovered many wonderful places. One of them is the Performing Arts Center at the College of the Canyons. There are performances of all types going on regularly throughout the year. This coming Tuesday, May 15, the Air Force Band will be ...

By Connie Ragen Green, Online Marketing Strategist
(Small Business UnMarketing)
Comments 2
Buying real estate in Santa Clarita, California continues to be a great value. The communities that make up Santa Clarita, including Saugus, Valencia, Newhall, and Canyon Country are beautiful areas that families can thrive in easily. The schools in Santa Clarita are among the best in California ...

By Pablo Santibanez
(FastAppraisals4u)
Comments 17
So you've scheduled the appointment with the Appraiser to have your home appraised.  What should you do prior to the inspection, to maximize your value and possibly save some money as well?In the days prior to the appraisal inspection, do a home inventory of all the repairs you've made since you ...

By Linda Slocum, Realtor - Santa Clarita
(RE/MAX of Santa Clarita in Valencia)
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The rumors have been flying for a while now about the corner near the Magic Mountain entrance at the Old Road. Grading has been done, the gas station has been moved, and the freeway interchange has been upgraded. The rumor was that this entrance area was to become a new entertainment destination ...

By Linda Slocum, Realtor - Santa Clarita
(RE/MAX of Santa Clarita in Valencia)
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The unincorporated areas of Santa Clarita Valley will soon be seeing more deputies patrolling their areas.Supervisor Antonovich worked to increase the overall police presence in the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County, and will be adding 105 deputies starting with the new fiscal year, acco...

By Martin Rodriguez, Senior Loan Consultant
(Pacific Funding)
Comments 4
 On the door of every LAPD police car are the words "To Protect and To Serve", but in the case of former LAPD officer turned Realtor, Connor MacIvor, these words represent a duty beyond that of a law enforcement officer.  For him, these are words that describe his work ethic, dedication, and comm...

By Connie Ragen Green, Online Marketing Strategist
(Small Business UnMarketing)
Comments 0
I am a Real Estate Broker as well as a California State Certified Residential Appraiser. I live in Saugus, part of the city of Santa Clarita, California. I have been selling real estate since 1983. In 1989 I became an appraiser. I have owned my own company, Greenhouse, since 1990. Prior to that I...

By Linda Slocum, Realtor - Santa Clarita
(RE/MAX of Santa Clarita in Valencia)
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In an effort to stem the tide of "overcrowded" homes in the Santa Clarita area, the city's Code Enforcement personnel will begin doing sweeps of Santa Clarita neighborhoods looking for illegal garage conversions. This is in response to an escalating number of complaints that as many as 10-20 peop...

By Linda Slocum, Realtor - Santa Clarita
(RE/MAX of Santa Clarita in Valencia)
Comments 1
Federal immigration sweeps started in the Santa Clarita area this week and are expected to continue through the weekend. These sweeps are part of the Federal Homeland Security Act to increase border enforcement activities.While these sweeps are targeted towards finding known fugitives who have ig...

By Linda Slocum, Realtor - Santa Clarita
(RE/MAX of Santa Clarita in Valencia)
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The Santa Clarita Sanitation District is upping the ante for the removal of all residential rock salt and potassium chloride based water softeners, with increased rebates and free removals by qualified plumbers. These rebates can range from about $325 to as high as $2,000.Why the sudden offer of ...

By Linda Slocum, Realtor - Santa Clarita
(RE/MAX of Santa Clarita in Valencia)
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The Castaic High School debate continues...It was previously reported that it would likely take until 2014 for the new Castaic High School to be built and ready for the new school year. This was based on the Hart School District's plans to build a super-cool site with all the bells and whistles -...

By Linda Slocum, Realtor - Santa Clarita
(RE/MAX of Santa Clarita in Valencia)
Comments 0
Well, the hammer came down on Castaic High School again this week...After many frustrating delays (the last we heard it was to open for the 2010 school year), the project has now been pushed out to a (gasp!) 2014 completion date.'Not that I buy this date either, since the school is joined at the ...

By Linda Slocum, Realtor - Santa Clarita
(RE/MAX of Santa Clarita in Valencia)
Comments 3
They're heeeere!The City of Santa Clarita has finally decided to start moving forward with the Old Town Newhall Revitalization Project, which means that a lot of businesses need to "exit, stage left!" to make room for the revitalization projects.First on the list to receive these lovely letters a...

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