cottonwood ca homes for sale: Rolling Oak Equestrian To Be Built-16840 Happy Valley Trl, Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale-August 23, 2011 - 08/23/11 04:28 AM
Rolling Oak Estates Equestrian To Be Built, 16840 Happy Valley Trl, Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale- August 23,2011 … (4 comments)

cottonwood ca homes for sale: Cottonwood Historic Community, Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale - 10/26/10 09:44 AM
Cottonwood Historic Community, Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale
 
Cottonwood CA is a community rich in history with it's  roots in cattle and horse ranching. Many years ago the Main Street was part of the local cattle drive. While evidence of those roots still remain progress still continues to tug at the community. Cottonwood supports numerous shops and services for the community. With quick access to Highway 5, the Redding metroplex is only 20 minutes away.
 
http://www.CottonwoodCAHomesForSale.info
 

 
 
Cottonwood is an ideal community for those seeking that just-right-feeling of the country with larger cities near by. … (8 comments)

cottonwood ca homes for sale: Lake California Homes For Sale - Resident Wildlife - Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale - 08/01/10 12:25 PM
Lake California Homes For Sale - Resident Wildlife - Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale
Have you noticed how the meaning of words changes depending on where you live? Take for instance the word, "wildlife". I've attached a few pictures to help define what the word means to residents of Lake California and those seeking homes for sale in Cottonwood, CA.
As you enter the gated community you will pass by the fishing ponds reserved, for children 12 and under. Don't be surprised if you have to slow for the resident pair of geese crossing the road.

You never know … (6 comments)

cottonwood ca homes for sale: Lake California's Under Valued Amenities-Part VII-Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale - 07/31/10 06:16 PM
Lake California's Under Valued Amenities-Part VII-Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale
There are four stocked fishing ponds reserved for fisherman under the age of 12 years old.  This is another example of the undervalued amenities enjoyed by Lake California's residents. 
You maybe fortunate enough to see a couple of turtles that have made their home near the log in the north pond.  There was even a flock of young turkeys that made their way around the lakes when we were there.

                                               LAKE CALIFORNIA POA FISHING PONDS
Grownup fisherman shouldn't feel left … (3 comments)

cottonwood ca homes for sale: Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale - Set Backs-Come Backs - Life Plans - Lake California CA Homes For Sale - 07/15/10 03:54 PM
Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale - Set Backs-Come Backs - Life Plans - Lake California CA Homes For Sale
 
A friend brought an inspiring  testimony to my attention;
Steve Jobs/CEO of Apple, shares 3 stories that have shaped his life. He was born to and unwed mother and given up for adoption. He was rejected by his 1st adoptive parents. Dropped out of college and later fired from the mega successful company he founded. He contacted cancer. His comments are inspiring.
 

 
"Sometimes you connect the dots of your life and find out where they are leading 10 … (0 comments)

cottonwood ca homes for sale: Real Estate Investing - Are You Active Or Passive About Your Real Estate Income - Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale - 07/12/10 05:41 PM
Real Estate Investing - Are You Active Or Passive About Your Real Estate Income- Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale
Have you considered how you manage your income properties, spend time and the definition of your business activities effects your income tax liability?  Please take a look at the IRC 469... below.  The definition of Real Estate Professional may surprise you.  Be sure to take a look at the hours and test of services exhibit.
                               
Exhibit 2.4: Real Estate Professionals LAW: Under IRC § 469(c)(7) & Reg. 1.469-9,
if the taxpayer spends the majority of his time in real … (2 comments)

cottonwood ca homes for sale: This is part III in the series on Lake California's Under valued Amenities Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale - 07/05/10 12:40 PM
This is part III in the series on Lake California's Under valued Amenities Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale
Shasta County is situated, in the northern end of California's Sacramento Valley. The Valley is bounded on three by four mountain ranges. This photograph is taken of Mount Lassen to the east. Mount Lassen is a part of the Cascade Mountain Range. During the summer months Mount Lassen is not as easily distinguishable. But standing 10,451' during winter the summit's snow covered slopes cause it to stand out. The slopes of Mount Lassen may be reached in about 45 minutes driving time. Mountain … (2 comments)

cottonwood ca homes for sale: LAKE CALIFORNIA'S UNDER VALUED AMENITIES COTTONWOOD CA HOMES FOR SALE - 06/11/10 05:35 PM
LAKE CALIFORNIA'S UNDER VALUED AMENITIES COTTONWOOD CA HOMES FOR SALE
I'm still amazed by the rich amenities of Lake California in Cottonwood California. Although our family has called Lake California home for almost six years I'm still learning to appreciate all we have in our community. The list of amenities includes equestrian facility, community pool, 108 acre lake, direct boat launch access to the Sacramento River as well as the 3000' private airport. Generally buyers finding amenities on this level would expect to pay high prices for such homes. But in fact Lake California's Cottonwood CA Homes for sale are surprisingly … (2 comments)

cottonwood ca homes for sale: Part IV in the series - Lake California's Under valued Amenities - Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale - 03/12/10 12:33 AM
Part IV in the series - Lake California's Under valued Amenities - Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale
One of the seemingly well kept secrets is our Equestrian Center. For those in the market for Cottonwood Horse Property and Homes for Sale this is something well worth looking into. The corral fees are modest Direct riding access to the Sacramento River area as well as the Community Open Space, including some adjacent pasture lands, make this an ideal horse property. To find out more about the Lake California Equestrian Center including the reservation list click HERE. We can assist you in finding … (13 comments)

cottonwood ca homes for sale: Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale - Want To Know What Buyers Are Thinking? - Lake California Cottonwood Homes For Sale - 03/06/10 03:38 AM
Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale - Want To Know What Buyers Are Thinking? - Lake California Cottonwood Homes For Sale
 
The Market Has Spoken, Well sort of; If you believe in the statistical value of surveys providing a good indication of the whole population you may find this information interesting:
                                                        
Americans Surveyed Report:
68% Desire continued federal support of home buyers 65% Believe the government should increase efforts to help families avoid foreclosure. SURVEY RESPONDENTS: January  2010.
1,000 - Adults -Nationwide Home owners 66% / Renters 34% DESIRE GOVERNMENT SUPPORT OF HOUSING MARKET
78% of potential home buyers … (2 comments)

cottonwood ca homes for sale: LAKE CALIFORNIA CA Homes For Sale - Market Listings Report- March 2, 2010 - 03/02/10 02:46 PM
LAKE CALIFORNIA CA Homes For Sale - Market Listings Report- March 2, 2010 - Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale
                                         
 
LISTINGS FOR SALE
 
SINGLE FAMILY HOMES - 49
PRICE - $125,000 - 750,000
LIVING AREA - 1,250 - 2,490 square feet
VACANT LOTS - 79
PRICE - $7,500 - $325,000
LOT SIZE - <1/4 acre
The listings range includes homes located on the airport, water, view or open space.
Buyers may also purchase a vacant lot. Design / Build construction services are available from a local luxury custom home builder
Buyers and … (4 comments)

cottonwood ca homes for sale: Nationwide Home Affordability Summary- February 2010 - Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale - 02/21/10 01:34 PM
Nationwide Home Affordability Summary - February 2010 - Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale
NATIONAL HOUSING AFFORDABILTY LEVELS REACH ALMOST 71%
According to the 18 year survey results Housing Affordability has reached near historic levels. The positive move in Affordability can be attributed to 1st Time Home Buyer Federal Tax Credits, low home prices and interest rates.
                                            
First here's the round up on the affordability levels for California Statewide and the North State:
CALIFORNIA:(California Association of REALTORS, Q4, 2009)
64% of homes sold were affordable for median income families Median … (4 comments)

cottonwood ca homes for sale: Economic Indicators Report New Residential ConstructionJanuary 2010 - Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale - 02/19/10 02:39 PM
Economic Indicators Report New Residential ConstructionJanuary 2010 - Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale
 
                              
 
The Commerce Department’s U.S. Census Bureau today released data on new residential construction in January 2010.
Housing starts rose 2.8 percent in January Permits decreased 4.9 percent. Permits have risen 24.7 percent overall since April 2009  Commerce Under Secretary Rebecca Blank states:
 “Despite the mixed performance at the start of the year, the outlook for growth in housing activity remains positive,” “Americans continue to recognize that this is a good time to buy a home. Mortgage rates are low Tax credit through April provides attractive … (0 comments)

cottonwood ca homes for sale: HAMP Remodels Loan Modification Process, COTTONWOOD CA Homes For Sale - 02/14/10 02:11 PM
HAMP Remodels Loan Modification Process, COTTONWOOD CA Homes For Sale
 
Home Affordable Modification Program – Program Update and Resolution of Active Trial Modifications
Many homeowners are aware of the efforts of borrowers seeking to modify the terms of their mortgages with their lenders. You may also be aware of borrowers and servicers and their respective disappointments with the process.
The Department of the Treasury issued a Supplemental Directive dated the end of January 2010 amending key features of the program. A significant program change is a requirement for full verification of borrower eligibility prior to offering a trial period … (2 comments)

cottonwood ca homes for sale: Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale - CALIFORNIA -A River Runs Through It - Lake California CA HOmes For Sale - 02/14/10 08:11 AM
Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale - CALIFORNIA - A River Runs Through It - Lake California CA Homes For Sale
The Sacramento River is the longest river entirely within the state of California. 
The River starts near Mount Shasta and winds it's way southward through the California North State and ending at the San Fransico Bay.  The Sacramento River is 447 miles long                                               
The Sacramento River joins the San Joaquin River in the Sacramento River Delta, which empties into the San Francisco Bay. The River is the third largest river in the US by volume (#2 Columbia River, #3 … (2 comments)

cottonwood ca homes for sale: COTTONWOOD CA Homes For Sale - CALIFORNIA'S REFUNDABLE NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT - Lake California Foreclosures - 02/13/10 02:06 AM
COTTONWOOD CA Homes For Sale - CALIFORNIA'S  REFUNDABLE NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT - Lake California Foreclosures
                                                      
 California Association of REALTORS® (CAR) reported that in a recent court case a "nonrefundable" escrow deposit was deemed unenforceable (CA kuish vs. smith/2010 WL373225).
The court's opinion:
Provisions for forfeiting money or property must be for ACTUAL LIQUIDATED DAMAGES Neither party in this case signed or intial the liquidated damages provision of the agreement Even if both parties agree to a nonrefundable escrow deposit the agreement is unenforceable. According to the Residential Purchase Agreement (RPA)of CAR:
Seller's … (0 comments)

cottonwood ca homes for sale: Lake California's Under Valued Amenties-Part V-Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale - 02/07/10 01:18 PM
Lake California's Under Valued Amenities-Part V-Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale
The Sacramento River boat launch access and Salmon fishing are little known features of home ownership in Lake California. While Salmon fishing has been closed along much of the Sacramento River a portion of the Sacramento River is still open for late fall Chinook (king) Salmon fishing Cottonwood (May 2009 DFG). That portion of the Sacramento River adjacent to Lake California is included in that open area . DFG reports consistent populations, of the Chinook Salmon, are still running here. For those in the market for a home very near some … (0 comments)

cottonwood ca homes for sale: Cottonwood, CA-Large Upscale Finished Lot - Gated Community - Ready for your Dream Home! Short Sale, Lake California Homes For Sale - 02/07/10 12:05 PM
Cottonwood, CA-Large Upscale Finished Lot - Gated Community - Ready for your Dream Home! Short Sale, Lake California Homes For Sale … (0 comments)

cottonwood ca homes for sale: Erasing our National Debt Through Accountability and Responsibility Plan Act of 2010-Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale - 02/07/10 05:01 AM
                        Erasing our National Debt Through Accountability and Responsibility Plan Act of 2010-Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale
                                                                         H. R. 4566
 
                                                           
 
I came across a bill introduced February 2, 2010 in the US House of Representatives.  While I have no idea of it's potential of success I was delighted that there are some elected officials that giving some thought to the topic of Erasing Debt, Creating Fiscal Accountiblity and Reponsibilty.
Here are the names of the Congressmen (women) associated with the bill:
Mr. PAULSEN (for himself, Mr. HERGER, … (6 comments)

cottonwood ca homes for sale: Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale, Make A Buck Today, Cottonwood Houses - 02/02/10 03:15 AM
Cottonwood CA Homes For Sale, Make A Buck Today, Cottonwood Houses  
 
HUMOR: Some people may be worried about making a buck today. Perhaps a better approach might be to keep your eyes open. Have you ever been looking for a buck and found  the buck was looking for you.  We "made this buck" resting in the open space behind our home in Lake California.
There are many great homes for sale in this Cottonwood community.  You might even consider purchasing a lot and designing and building your dream home with a local custom home builder. There are lots available on … (3 comments)

 
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