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Real Estate

Recent home sales, listings and foreclosures.
Open Houses in Santa Cruz This Weekend

Open Houses in Santa Cruz This Weekend

Shopping for a new home? Wanna see some beautiful properties?
Where Would You Move: Hilltop Home or Oceanfront?

Where Would You Move: Hilltop Home or Oceanfront?

If you said on the beach, you're in the minority.
Americans Think This Purchase Is the Best Investment – Why They're Wrong

Americans Think This Purchase Is the Best Investment – Why They're Wrong

Are you doing the right thing with your real estate investments?
5 Easy Home Improvements For Renters

5 Easy Home Improvements For Renters

Simple ways to improve the look of your rental unit.
5 Predictions for the 2014 Real Estate Market

5 Predictions for the 2014 Real Estate Market

What real estate experts expect to see in 2014.
Living Large in Smaller Homes

Living Large in Smaller Homes

The answer to affordable housing lies in less space and more peace of mind.
5 Reasons Why Owning a Home Can Be a Real Drag

5 Reasons Why Owning a Home Can Be a Real Drag

A look at the drawbacks to owning a home.
5 Must-Have Real Estate Apps for Home Buyers

5 Must-Have Real Estate Apps for Home Buyers

If you are headed out to open houses this weekend, you may want to download a few apps first.
A Crash Course in Becoming an Airbnb Host

A Crash Course in Becoming an Airbnb Host

How to make a little extra cash by renting out your living space through Airbnb.
The Fundamentals of Vacation House Swapping

The Fundamentals of Vacation House Swapping

A run through of the basics for vacation home swapping.
Is Eminent Domain a Solution for Foreclosure Woes?

Is Eminent Domain a Solution for Foreclosure Woes?

As cities across the country consider the power of eminent domain to help their residents in danger of foreclosure, America debates whether or not it is fair.
A Walk to the Beach for $348K? This Could be the Steal of the Week

A Walk to the Beach for $348K? This Could be the Steal of the Week

This house on 7th Avenue has been on Zillow for eight days. Remember when nothing in that neighborhood was under $600K?
How to Find Out if Someone Died in Your House

How to Find Out if Someone Died in Your House

A website tells you whether someone has died in a house.
Deal or Steal? This House Sold for $180,000 in 1999 and $930,000 Today

Deal or Steal? This House Sold for $180,000 in 1999 and $930,000 Today

This home is a pre-foreclosure with five bedrooms. Could be a steal. Check out the rest of what's on sale at Zillow below.
Live Large and Lucky at 777 Happy Valley Road

Live Large and Lucky at 777 Happy Valley Road

Five beds; five baths; two rentals on the property...and, say what?, a concert hall. Yup.
Pleasure Point Two Small Unit Parcel Has Held Its Value

Pleasure Point Two Small Unit Parcel Has Held Its Value

This 2-bed, 2-bath has doubled in price since 2001.
Pleasure Point Two Small Unit Parcel Has Held Its Value

Pleasure Point Two Small Unit Parcel Has Held Its Value

This 2-bed, 2-bath has doubled in price since 2001.
Where Are the Homes Just Under $200,000?

Where Are the Homes Just Under $200,000?

The map below shows the number of owner-occupied homes valued between $150,000 and $199,999 in your neighborhood, as reported by the US Census Bureau.
A Million Plus Gets You Four Beds and Three Baths and a Huge Log

A Million Plus Gets You Four Beds and Three Baths and a Huge Log

Swimming pool, granite, solar