Bob Jenkins

February 16, 2017

Ready to Jump in the Lake?

Here is your chance to enjoy the sweet life on a beautiful lake! Presented by CJ Jenkins on February 15, 2017 at $1,185,000. This immaculate home […]
February 3, 2017

Attractive Home for Sale in Lake of the Pines

Newly-listed home (2/3/2017) for sale at Lake of the Pines, California (between Auburn and Grass Valley). $374,000 This chalet-style home has character! It is like living […]
November 9, 2016

Country Getaway Near Grass Valley, CA

  Gardens, bridges and winding paths adorn this park-like retreat. Custom home lovingly cared for with high ceilings and lots of light Woodland views from every […]
May 27, 2012

Lake of the Pines Imposes “Conditions” to Sell Your Home

Lake of the Pines “conditions” for sale of a residence are not new.  Each time a Lake of the Pines home goes into escrow, the Environmental […]
May 26, 2012

Planting Great Trees

“No one plants great trees any more.” Excerpts from Second Nature by Michael Pollan. You probably know Michael Pollan’s better-known works, The Omnivore’s Dilemma, The Botany […]
May 25, 2012

Solar Panels, Well Pumps, Poets, and Lumbermen

(Yesterday, I was out in the country on a home inspection.  The water well was being tested for yield and quality.  I love wells, and write about them often, Mother […]
May 24, 2012

Well Testing 101

Before buying rural property, or any property that relies on a well for the domestic water supply, the well should be tested.  You should also test […]
May 23, 2012

Lake of the Pines Real Estate. How Are We Doing? Summary

There are about 2,000 homes at Lake of the Pines. 159 Lake of the Pines homes sold during the past two years (May,2010-May,2012).  That’s about 4% […]
May 22, 2012

Lake of the Pines Real Estate. How Are We Doing? Part 5

GOLDEN APPLES? This is the fifth of a five-part analysis of real estate at Lake of the Pines, California.   In this fifth analysis, we’re going  to examine […]
May 21, 2012

Lake of the Pines Real Estate. How Are We Doing? Part 4

THE FARMER’S MARKET This is the fourth of a five-part analysis of real estate at Lake of the Pines, California.   In this fourth analysis, we’re going  to market […]
May 19, 2012

Lake of the Pines Real Estate. How Are We Doing? Part 3

APPLES AND ORANGES Do foreclosure and short sale homes (distressed) at Lake of the Pines sell for less than regular homes? Of course they do. How […]
May 18, 2012

Lake of the Pines Real Estate. How Are We Doing? Part 2

THE WHOLE FRUIT BASKET This is the second of a five-part analysis of real estate at Lake of the Pines, California.   In this second analysis, I’m not […]