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By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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                                      SOLD! 5082 Firestone Ct  Santa Rosa, CA 3 bedroom 2.5 bath Rincon Valley Price: $459,000 1520 sq ft  Living room/dining rooms: Hunter Douglas ceiling fans Hunter Douglas wood blinds Glass slider leading to deck Recessed lighting Brick fireplace & hearthGlo Ki...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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Villa Los Alamos is a popular and affordable condominium complex in Rincon Valley.  It is a beautiful complex built in the early 1970s.  Villa Los Alamos is located on the banks of Santa Rosa Creek, in the eastern part of Santa Rosa just off Hwy 12, almost at the city limit.   The development was...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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This is Ricky, my new foster beagle.  I have 2 beagles of my own, and I frequently host foster beagles upon request from North Bay Beagle Rescue.  Ricky is a 2 year old beagle/Jack Russel mix.  He likes to be held, chase balls, be held, explore, be held, and go for walks.  He sleeps in a crate, b...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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The Cascades is a condominium development in Rincon Valley. It is located on Mission Boulevard just off Hwy 12. It was built in 1987 and consists of 37 two-story units that range is size from 700 sq ft to 1188 sq ft.  The Cascades circle around a central landscaped courtyard. There is only one ga...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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There are no Speakeasy SF spoilers in this post. Saturday night, I took the "Little Lady" out to a Speakeasy in San Francisco. A few months ago we'd heard about this Speakeasy club where you were required to wear period 1920's era clothing, and no modern conveniences like cell phones, cameras, or...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
Comments 1
  Bethlehem Lutheran Church1300 Saint Francis RoadRincon ValleySanta Rosa, CA 95409(707) 539 5252Bethlehem    Church of Christ745 Benjamins RdRincon ValleySanta Rosa, CA 95409(707) 539-8585Church of Christ    Church of Christ (Latter Day Saints)5301 Badger RoadRincon ValleySanta Rosa, CA 95409(70...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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Sold on Chanate Court Santa Rosa $505,000Built: 19742 bedrooms 2 bathsSingle story 1392 sq ftHardwood pecan floorsCustom maple countersCustom CabinetsRecessed lightingNew dishwasherCustom colorsWood burning fireplaceUpdated guest bathroomMaster suite with private bathIndoor laundry room2 car atta...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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There's a new brewhouse, I mean, bike shop in Rincon ValleyThe Trailhouse opened a few months ago in Rincon Valley. It's hard to say exactly what it is but I'd say it is a combination of restaurant, brewery, and bike shop.The owners, Shane Bresnyan, and Glenn Fant both come from a bike sales back...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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Wine's Night Out is a monthly event at the Flamingo Hotel in Rincon Valley.  It is on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, but the last evening is tonight!   These are totally fun events where 4 or 5 wineries show up, each with 4-6 varieties of wine to taste. Learn about the wine, talk to the winemake...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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You would never believe California was in a drought for the past 5 years based on all the rain we have been getting this winter.  I've heard some people complaining that all this weather is keeping them inside, and that they are going stir crazy.   Here's a great winter day idea.  Go check out th...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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On Monday my son told me that he needed 6 hours of community service before Friday.  “How long have you known about this?”  “Oh, about 4 weeks now…”  Luckily, we were able to schedule two 3 hour volunteer sessions at the Redwood Food Bank before Friday.  To be honest, it was really fun.  We bagge...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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Thinking about getting a puppy or dog for yourself, or the family? Consider getting a Beagle from Northbay Beagle Rescue. I know the founder, and she accepts beagles from around the country. Lots come from the south (Mississippi, Alabama etc). She gets them in batches of 2-8 weekly. I have 2 beag...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
Comments 3
February market report for homes sold in Rincon Valley Address:                  Bed/bath       Building         Lot SqFt          Sold6637 Montecito         3/1                 1298               condo            430,000524 Drake Dr  3/2      3/2                 1224               5663          ...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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Is it possible that the City of Santa Rosa is actually taking steps to remove one of Rincon Valley's biggest eye sores?  

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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November 2016 Photo Challenge - Travel Pictures California Below are pictures I took on our most recent trip to California plus  a similar trip we took last year in November to attend the same special wine event. I decided to use these pictures as an entry into the ActiveRain Travel Photo Challen...

By Randy Byrd, Serving all of Northern California
(Platinum Properties)
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Incredible location adjacent to the prestigious Santa Rosa Golf & Country Club. Situated on the 18th tee, this exquisitely designed custom home has it all. On 2 acres this 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath, 3700 +- home is perfect for entertaining. Amenities include new custom wine room, granite counters, expa...

By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 707-812-7668
(203kOnLine.com, covering California & most other states)
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I'll be manning a booth a the Santa Rosa Home Show at 1350 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa, CA if you get a chance stop by and see us. We are there to respond to your questions about renovation loans, FHA 203k, HomeStyle Renovation, and other products including the Title I loans. Investors and home...

By Romy Campbell, REALTOR
(Pacific Union Christie's International Real Estate)
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   While you know that you need to present your Santa Rosa  home at its finest when you want to sell, it can hurt your feelings just a little to spend money on improvements for someone else to enjoy.  Here are 8 ways you can make your home look more appealing to potential buyers - with purchases ...

By Mike Kelly, "One of Sonoma County's Natural Resources"
(The Kelly Norman Team-Keller Williams Realty)
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Social Etiquette in Real Estate—“Would the Seller mind if I used the bathroom?”   This happened to me showing property one time. The Buyer’s teenage girl absolutely needed to use the bathroom. The buyer asked if this was o.k. and I said sure, go ahead. Remember that commercial where the "date" is...

By Romy Campbell, REALTOR
(Pacific Union Christie's International Real Estate)
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Whether you're buying new appliances for the Santa Rosa  home you just purchased or buying to update your home before putting it on the market, heed this advice: Measure your space before you leave for the store.   Then take both the measurements and the tape measure with you to the store. Measu...

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