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Real estate marketers need to be creative and open minded while trying to reach today's Millennials.Most Millennials have a lot in common – high rental prices and student loans. Raised on the Housing Crisis and tempered in the Great Recession, they haven't been able to collect much wealth – mayb...
Halloween Carnival & Haunted House Location: Coronado Community CenterStreet: 1845 Strand WayCity/Town: Coronado The City of Coronado puts on a great event for young kids and teen-agers. 3:30-4:30pm Less Scary for Preschoolers (Halloween Carnival)4:30-5:30pm Regular for Everyone and at 7pm there ...
         I love Coronado, California.... I grew up here and have absolutely enjoyed the whole experience.  Coronado is one of the most unique and beautiful beachfront cities in the world. Located just minutes from downtown San Diego, this enchanted "island" has it all - beaches, parks, numerous r...
It's proven that over 87% of buyers are shopping online for homes first, before driving around to look at homes in person. Some are waiting to contact a Real Estate agent after doing their online searching. Others like to work hand in hand with a Realtor from the start. It's a nice blend to have ...
Most Realtors and home owners agree that it is still a buyer's market around the country and here locally in Coronado and San Diego.  However, sales are increasing and home prices have risen in some areas in 2010. Even though the qualification process for home loans is more stringent these days,...
I'm actually busy writing offers, so, I just wanted to post these stats and move on...       But, of course, I want to add a few words (it's the Realtor in me) I just want everyone to take a moment (and call me as well) if these statistics do...
This year Ashland's, small town, family friendly, 4th of July event went safely and smoothly. It sounds like everyone had a nice time. This year the parade was video taped and placed on the Chamber of Commerce website for the first time ever. They are trying to work on ...
The Ashland and Medford School systems are wonderful.  Here is a link for more information about the Ashland Schools.  And, here is the link to all the Medford Elementary and High schools There are several great schools around the Valley...
I love the phrase that Mark Twain popularised. "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics."  I believe The Southern Oregon Multiple Listing service truly does their best to keep the stats as accurate as possible. But things can get a bit skewed without anyone trying. Also n...

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