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By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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I’m Getting a Divorce Will that Qualify me for a Short Sale?Yes, most short sale lenders consider divorce a hardship.  Getting a divorce or dissolving a domestic partnership is generally considered a valid reason to apply for a short sale.  Chances are your lender will want to see some proof of ...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Don t Miss This Tanglewood Cutie! Not An REO, Not A Short Sale. Overview Maps Photos IDX Search $149,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 UnitInterior: 1212 sqft Location 3429 Satinwood RoadSanta Maria, CA 93455USA To get updates on open home dates and other property event...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Montalegre in Santa Maria -- 2011 Real Estate Market UpdateThe Montalegre Homes are located in the Westgate area in Santa Maria which is west of Blosser and north of Betteravia.  It offers convenient access to Orcutt and Vandenberg Air Force Base by way of Blosser which turns into Skyway Drive a...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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  Strawberry Creek Homes in Santa Maria -- 2011 Real Estate Market UpdateThe Strawberry Creek Homes are located in the Westgate area in Santa Maria which is west of Blosser and north of Betteravia.  It offers convenient access to Orcutt and Vandenberg Air Force Base by way of Blosser which turns ...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Westgate Ranch in Santa Maria -- 2011 Real Estate Market UpdateThe Westgate Ranch area is located north of Betteravia and west of Blosser.  It offers convenient access to Orcutt and Vandenberg Air Force Base by way of Blosser which turns into Skyway Drive and leads directly into the Orcutt area a...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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  Somerset Gardens Santa Maria Luxury Town Homes - 2011 Real Estate Market UpdateSomerset Gardens is a small enclave of luxury town homes in Santa Maria, California.  The development is located in the southwest of Santa Maria near Country Club Estates and Foxenwood Country Club Estates.  For thos...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Two Loans with Two Lenders: Short Sale Approval Received in 41 Days! I have another short sale success story to report.  I just closed a short sale that was fully approved by both short sale lenders, Select Portfolio Servicing (SPS) and Specialized Loan Servicing (SLS), within 41 days of submitti...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Historic Carriage District in Santa Maria CA - Real Estate Market Update The Historic Carriage District is one of Santa Maria's oldest and most charismatic neighborhoods.  Have you seen my video about the Carriage District?  Older homes aren't for everyone - they are truly a labor of love.  I gre...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Hidden Pines in Santa Maria CA - Early 2011 Market Update Hidden Pines is a lovely little gated community located in northwest Santa Maria. It has a private park and borders the Santa Maria Riverbed walking trail. The homes were built approximately 15 - 20 years ago and feature tile roofs and 2 c...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Autumn Glen Townhomes in Santa Maria CA - 1st Quarter 2011 Market Update Located in southeast Santa Maria, Autumn Glen is a small community of newer townhomes built between approximately 2002 - 2004 located at the intersection of Bradley and McCoy.  The Autumn Glen community offers convenient acc...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Arborwalk in Santa Maria CA - 1st Quarter 2011 Market Update                                     Located in southeast Santa Maria, Arborwalk is a gated community of townhomes at the intersection of McCoy and Miller; it is near much of the new shopping and commercial development in south Santa Mar...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Santa Maria 1st Quarter 2011 Home & Condo Market Report First Quarter 2011 First Quarter 2010 126 Santa Maria CA Homes 150 Santa Maria CA Homes Average Sales Price $226,150 Average Sales Price $208,468 85 Days on Market 69 Days on Market $134 per square foot $138 per square foot 53 Santa Maria CA...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Santa Maria CA Condos & Orcutt CA Condos: Oak Creek Villas & Mission Creek Villas - First Quarter 2011 Real Estate Market Update The Mission Creek Condos and Oak Creek Villas were built by local builder, Inland Pacific, who also built Pacific Crest, Classics at Bradley Square and La Ventana.  Oak...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Classics at Bradley Square Homes in Santa Maria CA - 1st Quarter 2011 Market Update The Classics at Bradley Square homes in southeast Santa Maria were built from 2003 - 2006, and are surrounded by newer shopping in the Bradley Square area, as well as other newer home developments.  These homes ar...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Traditions at Bradley Square Homes in Santa Maria CA - 1st Quarter 2011 Market UpdateThe Traditions at Bradley Square homes in southeast Santa Maria were built from 2003 - 2006, and are surrounded by newer shopping in the Bradley Square area, as well as other newer home developments.  The Tradit...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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River Oaks Homes in Santa Maria CA - 1st Quarter 2011 Market Update River Oaks is a newer subdivision of homes located in northeast Santa Maria. Building began around 2001 and there are at least 5 different floor plans. The subdivision is home to Taylor Elementary School which lies at the center ...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Pacific Crest Estates Homes in Santa Maria CA - 1st Quarter 2011 Market Update Local developer, Inland Pacific Builders, began construction on Pacific Crest Estates homes in 2005.  Pacific Crest is conveniently located on the south end of Santa Maria and is a short 20 minute drive to the main gat...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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La Ventana Santa Maria CA -- 2011 Market Update The most exciting news about the La Ventana development in Santa Maria is the fact that it will soon be a gated community.  I think this is a good decision and will improve the desirability of the neighborhood overall.  There are many buyers looking...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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February 2011 Santa Maria CA Sold Home Market Review* February 2011 February 2010 39 Santa Maria CA Homes 47 Santa Maria CA Homes Average Sales Price $237,738 Average Sales Price $216,472 87 Days on Market 63 Days on Market $131 per square foot $142 per square foot 16 Santa Maria CA Foreclosure 2...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Will the Bank Pay My HOA Dues As a Part of My Short Sale? The short answer is maybe.  Often once Santa Maria CA homeowners are no longer able to make their mortgage payments they throw in the towel on paying taxes, insurance, and HOA fees too and this can complicate a short sale.  Each one of the...

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