My goal is to produce an interesting blog which addresses not only issues regarding real estate, but life in our quaint little Northern California town, home of the beautiful Bidwell Park (one of the largest municipal parks in the country!) and Chico State University.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
How about THIS for recycling? A birdbath I purchased several years ago was becoming corroded and unsightly. Rather than "toss" it, I decided to give it a new life via mosaic tile art. Using cracked & broken dishes, shards of a broken car mirror, glue and grout, the rusty old eyesore was transfor...
A recent issue of Country Home Magazine listed our little town of CHICO in the Top 20 "Greenest" cities in the U.S. One of the reasons for this honor may be the Chico Green Campus program which has been established at CSUC. This student-designed program was created to "raise student, staff and ...
In chatting with son Kiel the other day (who now lives in Sacramento where he works at The Pyramid Restaurant and at his stand-up comedy career in various comedy clubs), the topic of Valentine's Day came up. Far be it from me to "micromanage" my sons' lives! However, the "mom" in me just wanted ...
Web site tip-of-the-day: Do these great interest rates have you thinking about doing a refi? Want to figure out your savings over your current mortgage? Or are you simply interested in becoming a more savvy investor? Check out the BankRate.com web site for easy-to-use calculators, articles on inv...
Just returned from the annual CRS (Certified Residential Specialist) conference in Waikiki, Oahu. As usual, the conference featured great speakers (especially the always-entertaining-and-high-energy Howard Brinton), and two days packed with timely topics presented by panels of top producers from...