real estate: Solara Oak Vally Greens in Beaumont CA- 55+ Community - 05/11/19 10:25 AM
Solera at Oak Valley Greens 55+ Retirement Community
Solera at Oak Valley Greens is located in beautiful Beaumont, California. The area surrounding Solera Oak Valley Greens has a lot to offer.  Palm Springs is approximately 25 miles east, 7 miles to the Cabazon Outlet Mall, 15 miles to Oak Glen and an hour to the San Bernardino Mountains. There are over 200 golf courses in the surrounding region making it a premier golf destinations.  Solera at Oak Valley Greens is a fantastic active adult community located in the Inland Empire.
There are many clubs and interest groups in Solera at Oak Valley Greens … (0 comments)

real estate: A Monarch Visitor and Hummingbirds - 09/03/15 02:59 PM
Multiple Hummingbirds and a Monarch Visitor

There are many native plants that bloom in the late summer into fall, such as goldenrod, asters, ironweed or sunflowers. Add such late-blooming natives to your garden, along with native milkweed on which monarchs will lay their eggs come spring, and you’ll help this butterfly and other pollinators.
Imagine you’re a monarch butterfly on a long migration to your wintering grounds and spot a backyard full of fall blooming native wildflowers! You dive down to refuel on the nectar a kind gardener cultivated. You can plant sunflowers to feed the birds during the spring, summer and fall … (6 comments)

real estate: Tournament Hills Gated Community in Beaumont- Kristin Hamilton Realtor - 08/09/15 03:00 PM
Tournament Hills Gated Community in Beaumont- Kristin Hamilton Realtor
Are you looking for a gated community to move to? I know just the perfect place for you....Tournament Hills which has numerous communities, a clubhouse and fantastic pool/spa.
Plus there is a PGA golf course, Tukwet Canyon Golf Course which runs right through the middle of Tournament Hills.
Here are a few pictures of the beautiful pond area, the golf course, and the club house. 
If you look to view nature at its finest, this is a great community to see hawks, squirrels, rabbies, hundreds of bird species and even some coyotes. 
Close to the VA … (6 comments)

real estate: Meet Up in the Inland Empire During a Rainstorm - 05/21/15 12:53 AM
Meet Up in the Inland Empire During a Rainstorm
Karen Sanchez (Victorville) and I (Redlands) planned a meet up at Buffalo Wild Wings in San Bernardino last Thursday May 14, 2015. 
The day came and the weather did not look promising but we went anyway. Unfortunately we were the only two that showed. We had a good time and got to know each other better. We shared some business tips and discussed our areas. We both brought our iPads so we had them out on the table with us. The waiters/waitresses must be used to customers with their computers and tablets. 
We ordered lunch … (16 comments)

real estate: 4 Fun Things to Do at Christmas in California - 12/14/14 02:19 PM
4 Fun Things to Do at Christmas in California

Snowboarding and enjoying the mountain communities.

Surfing, sailing, paddle boarding, swimming or just hanging out at the beach.
Go to the desert to enjoy the warmth, nature opportunities and great shopping experiences.

Golfing on any of the 1,140 golf courses in California is great for a vacation or retirement.


Camping in the desert or mountains of California.
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real estate: Just Want to Wish Everyone a Happy Turkey Day - 11/27/14 03:02 AM
Just Want to Wish Everyone a Happy Turkey Day
Best wishes to your and your families for a Happy Thanksgiving holiday. May the season bring you happiness, fulfillness and love. May the spirit of the season be with you today and everyday. Be safe and give back to the community you live in. I am very thankful that you are in my life. Happy Turkey Day!

Happy Thanksgiving from our home to yours!

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real estate: Make Turkey Table Decorations with Your Kids - 11/26/14 02:09 AM
 You and Your Kids Can Make Turkey Table Decorations
Easy DIY Project- Turkey Decorations
Project List:
Glue Gun with Glue Sticks
Large Wooden Ball
3" Terra Cotta Pot
4-5 Artificial Fall Leaves
Water Base Craft Paint
(yellow, black, white, red, brown) 
Several paintbrushes- Thick & Thin
12" of Narrow Jute or Raffia.
1. Paint the ball and the pot brown.
2. As an option, you can paint some gold highlights all over surfaces.
3. Hot-Glue the ball and pot together.
4. Paint the face on the head.
5. Trim bottom (stem) off 4-5 … (4 comments)

real estate: UCLA Beats USC and the Bruin Bear is Hibernating - 11/23/14 12:55 PM
UCLA Beats USC and the Bruin Bear is Hibernating
Just Got to Brag that UCLA Won...Hooray
Last night one of the great football games was played again and for the third year in a row, UCLA won and this time it was a landslide USC 20- UCLA 38.
I went to UCR so I am always a UC follower plus I do not like that USC painted on the Bruin Bear in 'Red' paint "SC RUNS LA". What a disgrace event though the two teams always play tricks on each other. But since I am a nature lover, I was saddened that the … (4 comments)

real estate: Water Saving Gardens to Update Your Yards - 09/14/14 01:04 AM
Water Saving Gardens to Update Your Yards

As California continues to endure its latest drought, Inland Empire water agencies are planning 20 seminars to help residents save water by transitioning their yards to water saving garden friendly landscapes.
The seminars are scheduled between Sept. 13 and Nov. 8 in cities throughout San Bernardino and Riverside counties.
Details about the seminars and plant sales are posted on and
Homeowners need to change their preferences, learn about water saving garden friendly plants and end water waste. San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District has partnered with nearly 20 other agencies to … (12 comments)

real estate: Loma Linda- A Great Place to Retire in Southern California - 08/28/14 02:59 AM
Loma Linda- A Great Place to Retire in Southern California

Loma Linda is such a nice community to live and raise your children in. The city has just added a new shopping center including a Chase Bank, Walmart Grocery Store with Pharmacy, McDonald's, Starbucks, and there are 7 other suites with new businesses moving in soon. The city has homes from moderate priced to high end including 7 condo complexes and 9 newer home tracts built since 1999. 
Here are some features of the city:
Walking and Bike Trails in the hills of Loma Linda Striped Bike lanes … (0 comments)

real estate: Earthquake and Natural Disaster Preparedness....Be Ready - 08/25/14 02:27 AM
Earthquake and Natural Disaster Preparedness....Be Ready

Califorinia has had a lot of shaking going on this weekend as Napa had a 6.0 earthquake. Many other states have earthquakes and it is always better to be prepared. If you live in a Hurricane, Tornado, or Flash Flood state, you can prepare just like the residents who prepare for earthquakes. It is so important to be ready for natural hazards that can happen at a moment's notice.
Before an earthquake:
Build an Earthquake kit and make a family communication plan. Secure items in your home that could fall during a quake, especially heavy objects and … (12 comments)

real estate: Gigantic Rubber Ducky at Port of Los Angeles for Tall Ships Parade - 08/22/14 03:43 PM
Gigantic Rubber Ducky at the Port of Los Angeles for
Tall Ships Parade

This week the Tall Ships Parade proceeded through the channel into port. One new addition was the 11Ton Yellow Rubber Ducky. This caused such a commotion that there was more spectators this week. This weekend at Ports a Call, they are expecting about 75-100K visitors and shoppers. 

The story of the rubber duck was due to a lost shipment in the ocean of 29K small rubber ducks back in 1992. The ducks are still showing  up all over the world; Alaska, Japan, Hawaii, … (22 comments)

real estate: ActiveRain Meet-Up in the Inland Empire- Riverside & San Bndo County Saturday - 08/15/14 11:56 AM
ActiveRain Meet-Up in the Inland Empire-Riverside & San Bndo County

Saturday August 17at 11:30 am

ActiveRain Meet-Up in the Inland Empire- Riverside & San Bndo County Saturday
Christina Hood and I are having an ActiveRain meet-up tomorrow at 11:30 am.
Buffalo Wild Wings
690 E Hospitality Lane
San Bernardino, CA 92401
[off  Waterman (N) exit at I-10]
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real estate: Moments in History for August Including Betty Boop - 08/09/14 12:50 PM
Moments in History  for  August Including Betty Boop

August 9, 1930 – Betty Boop makes her cartoon debut in Dizzy Dishes. Betty Boop was so popular but some cities banned her like Philadelphia as being too risque so when she returned a few months later, she had lost her garter. Betty Boop merchandise is very popular still today as they sell clothing, purses, stationary, jewelry and other memorabilia with the popular wide eyed girl. Betty was known for saying Boop-Ooop-a-Doop in a sexy manner. August 3, 1936 – Jesse Owens wins the 100 meter dash, defeating Ralph Metcalfe, at the Berlin Olympics.

real estate: Bear Sites to See at Big Bear in Southern California - 08/03/14 05:39 AM
Bear Sites to See at Big Bear in Southern California

Here is a squirrel hanging out at some new homes recently built in Big Bear. These houses are 4,000 sq. ft. with 4 Masters. A true nature lover as I took a picture of the squirrel and not the house I showed.
Here is a gigantic bear at the 'Discovery Center' around the back side of Big Bear Lake.
This is a Solar Observatory also located on the back side of the lake where the camp grounds are.


real estate: Beach Volleyball Tournament in Manhattan Beach Aug 14-17, 2014 - 07/31/14 04:40 PM
Beach Volleyball Tournament in Manhattan Beach Aug 14-17, 2014

Click here to get information on registration.
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California is a dream come true state no matter what your needs or wants are. We have year round warm weather, beautiful beaches, rustic mountains and desert communities. If you are looking for a home in southern California, please contact me. I am a local California Realtor, live in the Inland Empire community and aware of the local market. I am here to help you find a home or to sell the home … (6 comments)

real estate: How Google Earth Assists Crooks to Enter Your Home - 07/12/14 12:46 AM
How Google Earth Assists Crooks to Enter Your Home

We live in such a great era where technology seems to get better and better but it is sad when crooks use this technology to further their desire of becoming rich by taking advantage of homeowners by using modern technology.
We are at risk of becoming victims of identity theft from hackers, and theft of wallets or even as simple as going through trash cans to find credit applications but now we find that a group of crooks called the "Ninja Robbers" who used Google Earth to gain information to assist them … (56 comments)

real estate: Happy 4th of July and Be Safe Where Ever You Are - 07/03/14 03:51 PM
Happy 4th of July and Be Safe Where Ever You Are

Check out my other post today "It all Started Here in Philadelphia, PA on July 4, 1776".
God Bless America!
Kristin Hamilton DRE #014092138 Keller Williams Realty – I am a full time agent and deal in all types of real estate transactions. Trusts, Probate, Short Sales, Standard Listing, Single Family Homes, Apartments 1-4 units, Duplexes and Condos. I am also an experienced REO agent. I sell real estate in the Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange, and Los Angeles Counties. I am a trained and experienced Short … (13 comments)

real estate: San Bernardino Museum features "Through the Keyhole" in Redlands - 06/03/14 04:58 AM
San Bernardino Museum features "Through the Keyhole" in Redlands

Visit the special exhibit, “Through the Keyhole,”  at the Fisk Gallery of the San Bernardino County Museum in Redlands.
The exhibit features historic locks and keys on loan from the Scott J. Klemm collection.
Scott Klemm first started collecting locks and keys while a teenager.
“I read a biography of Harry Houdini and the tale of this escape artist inspired me to learn to pick locks,” said Klemm. “I thought I could learn the secret of lock-picking by prying open some old padlocks, but some were just too interesting to butcher. This … (4 comments)

real estate: The Big Hawk on the Lamp Post - 05/11/14 04:18 PM
The Big Hawk on the Lamp Post
Today while driving home to Loma Linda, CA, I saw a Red Hawk on the light post. Then this tiny little bird stopped on the post. They both sat there for a minute and then the Hawk flew off. Amazingly enough, the little bird chased after the Hawk. 

They both flew into a huge tree and never fly out....... Not sure what to make of that. Could they be friends? 
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Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor

(909) 557-6966- Specialize 55+ Communties Banning

Banning, CA

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I am a Southern California Realtor and have a wide variety of interests. First of all Real Estate is my real love and focus point but I do have Hobbies. I am interested in Photography; Nature, Landscaping, Lunar and Solar Phases, but Birds are my favorites. I also enjoy scrapbooking, blogging, and traveling; beaches, deserts, and mountains. I am also involved in the community organizations and charities. I care about the Inland Empire and making it a better place to live. I write this daily blog composed of nature, real estate news and interesting stories in Southern Califoria and other places across the United States.




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