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Not all of our group members have encountered requests for rebates in the field, but two of us have. Jane Peters gives us a personal account of an online agent.  And the story provided by Norma Toering provides a perfect example of a buyer/rebate encounter which segues nicely into the comments fr...
Charming and BrightMurrieta Meadows Home 21 Sparrow St., Livermore, CA 94551 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms2421 sq. ft. of living space12548 sq. ft. lot size Open Sunday April 2, 1-4 p.m.        It’s the carefully added artistic touches that make this house contemporary, yet homey.   Ceramic tile floori...
Not to say choosey.  You may want to work in certain cities or neighborhoods, or perhaps certain types of sellers (perhaps regular sales only).  But that’s choosing where and how you want to work. But, once you get the listing, are you picky? I am, but am I too picky? I like things to come togeth...
Move-in Ready Murrieta Meadows Home                                                   4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms                                             2496 sq. ft. of living space                                                  7700 sq. ft. lot size   Open Sunday March 27th from 1-4 p.m. Fre...
Jack Williams Neighborhood Park Neptune Way Livermore, CA 94550 Rededicated in 1988, Jack Williams Park was named for the founder of Alden Lane Nursery (originally called Neptune Park). 4.52 acres of open grassy areas and shade trees offer the perfect place for social gatherings. Enjoy the colorf...
Boot Hill was once a cemetary, but when erosion disturbed the site, graves were relocated and the area was left as open space, but planted with hundreds of colorful bulbs. Near Granada High School in Livermore, CA it's a favorite spot for parents and kids to take some springtime photos.  Oh, and ...
I first heard about the earthquake in Japan, when I logged into Facebook. The posts were cryptic so I immediately went to news sites for additional information.  The experience was frustrating.  Why?  Videos had replaced news headlines. Now for some, this might be considered a plus. But it certa...
The OaksOld Oak Rd. Livermore, CA 94550 The Oaks by Pulte Homes is in desirable South Livermore wine country. These fabulous homes feature a French Country design and are bordered by Alden Lane on the North, Hwy 84 on the West, Holmes St. on the East and E. Vineyard on the South. Built from 1998-...
Many people would like to own a home, but may not be in the best financial position to turn that dream into a reality.  But if it’s something that’s been on your horizon (or that of your children or grandchildren), there are steps you can take now to get on a path to buy.  If you haven’t bought a...
If you didn’t already live where you do, or if you’re ready to make a change, then how do you decide?  I learned about this pretty great site for comparing cities all over the country. It’s called BestPlaces.net and allows you to compare to cities, side by side.  Too bad this wasn’t available bac...

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