May 18, 2012

Lake of the Pines Real Estate. How Are We Doing? Part 1

 APPLES TO APPLES This is the first of a five-part analysis of real estate at Lake of the Pines, California.   In Part 1 I will compare […]
May 16, 2012

The Best Running and Hiking Trails in Placer and Nevada Counties

Click on  the Trail Names below to visit my photo essay and description of the trails Stevens Trail in Colfax The Magnificent Stevens Trail Stevens Trail in […]
May 15, 2012

Favorite Restaurants in Auburn, California

Here are 9 of my favorite restaurants in Auburn, California.  Notice I did not say “The 9 Best Restaurants,” because all I would  get with that statement is a […]
May 14, 2012

The Net, The Net, and Nothing But The Net

Once you put your home on the market for sale, it becomes a product.  It can be difficult for you to change your preception about the place you live from […]
May 14, 2012

Distressed Sales vs. Regular Sales in Grass Valley, California

Do foreclosure and short sale homes (distressed) sell for less than regular homes?  Of course they do. How much less?  Let’s examine the “sold homes” market in Grass Valley, California […]
May 13, 2012

How Are We Doing? An Analysis of Real Estate in Grass Valley, CA.

This is the house we bought in Grass Valley, California as an investment on December 22, 2010. We called her “Grizabella.”  She was built in 1887 with 2 […]
May 12, 2012

Showing Weimar Institute to the Woodland Wanderers

The Woodland Outdoor Wanderers is a hiking group that rambles away from their home base at the Woodland Presbyterian Church in Woodland, California, and pokes around on […]
May 11, 2012

5 Best Things to Do For Less Than $5,000 to Get Your Home Ready for Sale

Want some more seller tips? In my previous blog, I discussed 5 things to do for less than $1,000 to get your home ready for sale:  […]
May 10, 2012

5 Best Things to Do to Get Your Home Ready For Sale for Less Than $1,000

Getting ready to sell?  Want some tips? Here are the 5 best things you can do for less than $1,000.   1.     Hire a professional house […]