Localism

October 15, 2017

Buying Caribbean Real Estate: The Reef

The reef at the bottom of the hill.      
October 15, 2017

Buying Caribbean Real Estate: The House

“Annabel” at Turtle Crossing West Bay, Roatan, Honduras.   Looking up at Annabel from the shore.  (She has been re-painted since this photo; now white with […]
October 11, 2017

Magnolia Middle School

    Magnolia teaches kids in sixth through eighth grade near Lake of the Pines. They have all sorts of sports programs, including Flag Football, Basketball, […]
March 23, 2012

Cool Little Cabin in the Woods

CJ and I just closed the transaction on a rural property between Auburn and Grass Valley, California.  We presented title to our buyers for this little “cabin” in the woods.  […]
March 16, 2012

Short Sales Get Shorter

I have noticed that short sales have become easier and quicker during the past year.  Short sale closings topped foreclosure closings by a healthy margin, and […]
March 13, 2012

Mold Mold Mold Mold Mold Mold

Mold.   The “M” word.  The four-letter word real estate agents are never to say, because we’re not experts, right?  We don’t really know it’s mold, do […]
February 13, 2012

Binky and Boinky Had an Accident

Binky and Boinky had an accident, just a teensy accident in their home.  Perhaps it was a small fire or a plumbing leak that ruined a […]
February 7, 2012

Cheryl’s Sunrise at Lake of the Pines

Nevada County photographer, Cheryl Taylor, who lives at Lake of the Pines, California, gets up early every morning and takes pics of the lake right from […]
January 29, 2012

WOW! What a View! Lakefront Home at Lake of the Pines

We are delighted to present this unique property, a relaxing and lovely 5 bedroom 3 bath lakefront home in one of California’s most beautiful lake and […]
January 21, 2012

Auburn, California’s Secret Gold

In addition to great real estate deals, ideal location, superb climate, and terrific outdoor fun, Auburn is a gold mine of surprising cultural treasures.  My favorite is […]
December 19, 2011

5 Reasons Nevada County Has the Potential to Feed Itself

Could we really be self-reliant?  Could we actually sustain ourselves with wholesome, healthy food and water?  The answer is . . . yes, for 5 principal […]
December 9, 2011

Lake of the Pines Real Estate, Highs and Lows, 2011

First, we’ll compare Lake of the Pines sales for 2011 with last year, 2010, then we’ll take a closer look at this year. 2010     70 total […]