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By Sandy Wallace - REALTOR®, Santa Cruz CA Homes for sale
(eXp Realty)
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Desirable location near Trendy westside establishment. Very clean, some hardwood floors, inside laundry area, newer roof, private fenced yard, and patio. Not far from the water and scenic Westcliff dr.     SOLD! 159 Ladera Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Overview Maps Photos Market Stats IDX Search $655...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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The rains are starting again. Yay!!! This is great news for California. It is not always great news for Santa Cruz home sellers. Many Silicon Valley rental property investors go to Santa Cruz when the sun is shining and the temps are in the 70's, see what a great place it is, discover how high th...

By Sandy Wallace - REALTOR®, Santa Cruz CA Homes for sale
(eXp Realty)
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This Santa Cruz CA home is lovingly maintained Turn-of-the-Century Victorian tucked away near downtown-walking distance to Beaches & Boardwalk. Old world elegance with vintage, hand-carved door & window moldings. Ceilings 10' plus & tall window casings create a warm, sunny home. Double pane windo...

By Sandy Wallace - REALTOR®, Santa Cruz CA Homes for sale
(eXp Realty)
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A home with a view Selling a Santa Cruz home with an ocean view has an instant advantage. It already has the built-in wow factor many buyers love - the stunning scenic view of the wide expanse of sparkling blue water. Aside from the view, who can pass up the opportunity of waking up every morning...

By Sandy Wallace - REALTOR®, Santa Cruz CA Homes for sale
(eXp Realty)
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Home valuations are estimates. If you are looking into your Pleasure Point Beach home’s worth with the intent to sell it soon, it is essential that you get the right value. As tempting as it may be to use the result of an online valuation, the best valuation will come from an experienced REALTOR®...

By Sandy Wallace - REALTOR®, Santa Cruz CA Homes for sale
(eXp Realty)
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Each new listing Do you remember the jitters you got when you bought a home for the first time? I get that feeling each time I receive a listing. The feeling of excitement and thrill never gets old when you sell houses, because each house is different, and each pose a different challenge.  I’ve b...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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 If you are one of smart Silicon Valley investors who is buying a rental property in Santa Cruz you may be buying one that has tenants in place. If that is the case it is very possible that the current tenants are not paying Santa Cruz market rental rates. Current Santa Cruz rental market rates a...

By Jessica Wallace, Santa Cruz Realtor (831) 419-9345
(Coldwell Banker - Santa Cruz)
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Westside Santa Cruz Homes for Sale - We are in a real housing crunch!! Every year on the Westside of Santa Cruz for the past several years we are seeing less and less homes coming on the market which is one reason that the home prices on the Westside of Santa Cruz are rising so much.  There is ju...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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  Many of my Silicon Valley Investors are finding that the price it costs to purchase an investment rental property  in someplace like Palo Alto, Mountain View, or even downtown San Jose has gone up much faster that the rental market value has.  It is not unusual to see CAP rates of 1 or 2 % whic...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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I am a realtor and a Santa Cruz rental property investor since 2000. There are many reasons to invest in Santa Cruz rental properties, some of which I have discussed in this article. Today I want to talk about what the pros and cons are in renting to UCSC students.  Here are the pros that I have ...

By Marcy Moyer, Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist
(eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales)
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Santa Cruz, known for the beach, the boardwalk, Pacific Ave, hippies, and organic food, along with University of California Santa Cruz is also probably the best place for investors looking for rental properties right now. Here are some reasons why.  62% of Santa Cruz residents live in rentals, co...

By Sandy Wallace - REALTOR®, Santa Cruz CA Homes for sale
(eXp Realty)
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Moving out of Santa Cruz? Thinking of putting your Santa Cruz home up for sale?   Upsizing, downsizing, career move or personal reasons, these are only some of the reasons why you will need to sell your home. It is not an easy decision, especially since your home is one of your biggest financial ...

By Sandy Wallace - REALTOR®, Santa Cruz CA Homes for sale
(eXp Realty)
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Longing for your own beachfront property? You are not alone! Many people would like to own a beachfront home.  Just imagine being able to breathe the crisp, sea breeze and waking up to the breathtaking view of the sea each day. To live near the beach and have access to its amazing view is one of ...

By Sandy Wallace - REALTOR®, Santa Cruz CA Homes for sale
(eXp Realty)
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How fast is it to sell homes with pools?  Nowadays, homes are most likely to sell in the first 1-2 weeks after they are listed. Homebuyers who scouted for homes in the early spring continue to search for their dream house months later.  By May, some of them may be concerned about settling into a ...

By Sandy Wallace - REALTOR®, Santa Cruz CA Homes for sale
(eXp Realty)
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Do oceanfront properties sell easily? You would think that selling your Pleasure Point beach home is fast and easy, because after all, how can you say no to a home with an ocean view? However, that is not always the case. Many beach homes do not sell as successfully as the owners would have wante...

By Jessica Wallace, Santa Cruz Realtor (831) 419-9345
(Coldwell Banker - Santa Cruz)
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Search current inventory of Victorian & Craftsman Style homes for sale in Santa Cruz Vintage Craftsman Style home for sale in Santa Cruz!Listing Details:Santa Cruz Craftsman home for sale - original details 218 Highland Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060Price: $1,198,000Bedrooms: 5Bathrooms: 3Square Fo...

By Sandy Wallace - REALTOR®, Santa Cruz CA Homes for sale
(eXp Realty)
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Planning to buy a Victorian style home here in Santa Cruz? Homes in Santa Cruz are available in several different architechtural styles. If it is your lifelong dream to own a Victorian home, there are many homes for sale in Santa Cruz for you to choose from. You can find many Victorian homes clos...

By Sandy Wallace - REALTOR®, Santa Cruz CA Homes for sale
(eXp Realty)
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Are you looking for a Santa Cruz home for sale with an ocean view? I totally understand the appeal of having a home near the ocean.  The ocean holds a certain attraction to many people, and if you are like me, you’ll strongly feel it. The sound and sight of the crashing waves is soothing to the e...

By Sandy Wallace - REALTOR®, Santa Cruz CA Homes for sale
(eXp Realty)
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Discover the  community of Pleasure Point Beach  CA Pleasure Point Beach is located in an unincorporated area of Santa Cruz County, nestled between Moran Lagoon and 41st Avenue, adjacent to the Monterey Bay. With its mixture of Western culture, Eastern culture, and surf culture, topped with a gen...

By Sandy Wallace - REALTOR®, Santa Cruz CA Homes for sale
(eXp Realty)
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Built in 1975, this Santa Cruz Home was last sold for $960,000 in 2015 and currently has an estimated value of $1,014,219. The median price for this area is $799,000. If you’re looking for similar properties in the area, feel free to check my website out at http://www.santacruzcahomesforsale.com...

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