century 21 showcase: 2 for 1 special What a deal! Honey get the checkbook out! - 06/06/14 12:17 PM

century 21 showcase: “Buy-To- Rent” or “Buy-Renovate-To-Rent” catch phrase means what? - 03/29/14 04:32 AM
What is the biggest change happening within our real estate market? Investors Buying up bad mortgages and shadow inventory.  I am not talking about these local investors that call us agents up to identify a good buy here in the SLV.I am referring to MAMMOTH  sized Investors.
Remember this new catch phrase! 
“Buy-To- Rent” or “Buy-Renovate-To-Rent” 
Shadow inventory refers to real estate properties that are either in the process of foreclosure and subject to potential short sale or are already “owned” by banks or GSEs. In either case, these properties are “in the shadows" … (0 comments)

century 21 showcase: WATCH OUT SANTA CRUZ COUNTY HOMEOWNERS IN FLOOD ZONES - 03/26/14 02:07 AM
Do you own a home in a flood zone in Felton, Ben Lomond, Boulder Creek?  If so, is is likely that your flood insurance rates are going to rise and in some areas quite dramatically. In 2012 congress passed the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act.  This act of congress will increase flood insurance rates on most homeowners in a flood zone. The government and FEMA had been subsidizing flood insurance rates and after Katrina and Hurricane Sandy, FEMA is billions of dollars in debt.  For now, it appears … (0 comments)

century 21 showcase: California Water-Saving Plumbing Law - 03/09/14 01:43 AM
Agents should be out front on this new law but I found out most are clueless about it.
 California Civil Code 1101.8
A California law enacted in 2009 is finally taking effect and causing concerns among property owners, sellers, buyers, and realtors. California Civil Code Section 1101.4 requires owners of single-family residences which were "built or available for use on or before January 1, 1994" which will be altered or improved on or after January 1, 2014 to install water-conserving plumbing fixtures only when the existing plumbing fixtures are "non-compliant" by certain dates specified below.
 A noncompliant plumbing fixture … (0 comments)

century 21 showcase: 2014 is The Year of the Horse = It is a Seller’s Market Now. - 02/01/14 03:08 AM
Welcome to 2014
San Lorenzo Valley Inventory is at extremely low levels. Total number of single family listings as of the publication date is 30 total listings in San Lorenzo Valley. 3 above $1 million
The real meat of the San Lorenzo Valley real estate market is currently $375K to $675K.  There are `13 single family homes for sale in that range. 
3 in Felton
4 in Ben Lomond
6 in Boulder Creek
3 are Short Sales and 1 is an REO= bank owned.
The Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Act will expire but Sen. Barbara Boxer has insured that the … (1 comments)

century 21 showcase: Felton 3/2 plus a 1/1 that is LEGAL on 2 acres - 05/10/13 04:45 AM

century 21 showcase: 119 North Drive Freedom, CA is a Big Big House that will go fast - 03/10/13 12:15 AM

century 21 showcase: Felton house large enough to live downstairts and rent the upstairs - 01/21/13 02:08 AM

century 21 showcase: Today's Best Bet is a Lodge style Cabin in Felton CA - 01/19/13 01:12 AM

century 21 showcase: 165 Northridge Drive Scotts Valley, CA - 03/25/12 02:35 AM

century 21 showcase: 300 Shady Lane in Boulder Creek, CA - 03/25/12 01:41 AM

century 21 showcase: I have Facebook phobia and always want more protection - 02/08/11 03:49 AM
Shielding Your Facebook Account from Hackers
Do you ever have a nightmare that someone has hacked into your Facebook account and posted pornographic images to all of your friends' walls? Have you ever wondered if it's possible for someone to hack into your Facebook account and get your friends and clients to divulge private, personal information while impersonating you?
Yes, it's possible. Now there's something you can do to help add an additional layer of security to your Facebook account in order to prevent situations like these from becoming terrifying realities. There's now a setting in Facebook which will force all … (4 comments)

century 21 showcase: (Video) Visit the San Lorenzo Valley with Patti Lyles Century 21 Showcase, Boulder Creek Real Estate Agent - 01/06/11 02:17 AM
Median Home Price: $368,000 San Lorenzo Valley is made up of the following communities:
Felton Brookdale Ben Lomond San Lorenzo Valley is one of the most affordable areas in Santa Cruz County. Many homes here were formally summer cabins that have been converted for use in all seasons. Lot sizes tend to be much larger here than in many subdivisions. Many homes have septic systems, and others have their own private wells for water.
Many subdivisions have community water systems road associations, which typically cost owners anywhere from $500 to $1000 per year. Some subdivisions have swimming pools and other communal … (1 comments)

century 21 showcase: HAPPY THANKSGIVING from all of us here at Century 21 Showcase 831-335-2100 - 11/25/10 04:26 AM
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at  Century 21 Showcase, REALTORS ® I am always thankful for a holiday that doesn't require atonement or starvation!!!
We are more thankful for the clients that we had this year and hope to have in the future.  In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we are reaching out to our loyal clients for testimonials ("Gobbles") of your positive experiences with Century 21 Showcase and why you feel was of value to you. We would also like to Thank You and we would appreciate your continued business.


century 21 showcase: CENTURY 21 Showcase, REALTORS has been a top selling Real Estate brokerage in the San Lorenzo Valley for the last 14 years! - 11/16/10 05:16 AM
We proudly trace our roots to 1974 as Showcase REALTORS, and in 1982 we became affiliated with the CENTURY 21® organization.



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