Monterey, CA Real Estate News

By Leslie DeLuca, No One Knows The Monterey Peninsula Like DeLuca
(DeLuca Real Estate )
  HOMES FOR SALE IN MONTEREY CALIFORNIA Monterey California Real Estate for Sale: Today in Monterey, there are 91 homes for sale that are priced under $800,000.   SEARCH FOR MONTEREY CALIFORNIA HOMES FOR SALE UNDER $800,000     Monterey California is a great investment for your primary residence, and great for investment property.  With a high level of tourism, vacation rentals are popular, as well as long term rentals...Prices in Monterey California are at about where they were in 2001, and it is a great time to buy.  Even if you are a first time home buyer, it is wise to look at real estate purchases as and investment in your future.   LEARN ABOUT MONTEREY CALIFORNIA         Learn about homes for sale in Monterey California, by subscribing to my blog.
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By Leslie DeLuca, No One Knows The Monterey Peninsula Like DeLuca
(DeLuca Real Estate )
 Professional Women's Network Of The Monterey Peninsula is a great organization to join.  Besides the opportunity to meet amazing professional Women and Men, there is the opportunity to learn, share and grow in both your personal and professional life.   LEARN MORE ABOUT PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S NETWORK Please Join us on Wednesday April 4 at 5:45 p.m. at The Hyatt Regency In Monterey for this great opportunity to learn how to make the most out of networking opportunities.   Experience More Productive Networking InteractionsSpeaker: Kristy RogersWednesday, April 4                                                                                                                                               5:45 pm - 7:30 pmHyatt Regency Monterey Hotel Look for the PWN sign to direct you to roo...
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By Blatt + Cutino, Broker-Associate 831/206-8070*Call today*
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
Supplemental Assessments Proposition 13 requires reassessment of real property upon change in ownership or new construction. On July 1, 1983, Senate Bill 813 amended the California Revenue & Taxation Code to create "Supplemental Assessments." Under this law, reassessments are effective the first day of the month following the date of change in ownership or completion of new construction. Supplemental assessments create tax bills which are ‘in addition to’  the normal annual property tax bill  sent to each property owner. Depending on the date of a supplemental event, one, two or more supplemental tax bills will be created. Following is some more information to help explain supplemental assessments: What is a supplemental tax bill? What is the "Supplemental Roll? What happens when the A...
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By Mark Bruno, Monterey Peninsula Home Team Leader
(Monterey Peninsula Home Team - Carmel, CA - Keller Williams Coastal Estates)
We wanted to give you the very latest on the new Home Affordable Refinance Program, or  HARP 2.0 refinance program to hopefully help you or someone you know.  This program helps those with owner-occupied, non owner-occupied and 2nd homes who could not refinance in the past.  Please email or call if you have any questions!   Does your loan qualify?               Check with these websites to see if you qualify:  http://www.fanniemae.com/loanlookup/ or https://ww3.freddiemac.com/corporate/                         Or call us and we can check for you.   Program highlights: ·         No minimum credit score ·         No appraisal required on most refinances ·         Limited verification of employment and assets ·         Unlimited loan-to-values and combined loan-to-values ·         SFR, 2-4...
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By Leslie DeLuca, No One Knows The Monterey Peninsula Like DeLuca
(DeLuca Real Estate )
Monterey Home Buyer's Tour Video   Join DeLuca Real Estate Saturday March 17 for a tour of homes for sale in Monterey.   MONTEREY HOME BUYER'S TOUR REGISTRATION MONTEREY HOME BUYER'S TOUR INFORMATION   WATCH THIS VIDEO FOR ADDITONAL INFORMATION AND MEET LESLIE DELUCA        
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By Leslie DeLuca, No One Knows The Monterey Peninsula Like DeLuca
(DeLuca Real Estate )
Dr. Bend is the only third generation chiropractor on the Central Coast. He practices chiropractic just as his grandfather practiced over 70 years ago. Keep up-to-date with Dr. Bend's chiropractic philosophy, wellness tips and advice by following his blog athttp://drbendmonterey.blogspot.com Dr. Bend uses his hands to gently adjust patients' spines to remove vertebral subluxations and return life to vital organs. It is a simple philosophy that has helped thousands of patients experience more comfortable & healthy lives. Dr. Bend has been providing health care to residents of the Monterey Peninsula since 2002. Prior to practicing in California, Dr. Bend worked with his father, Dr. Richard Bend, Sr. at the family practice in New Baltimore, Michigan established in 1972. Currently, the fami...
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By Blatt + Cutino, Broker-Associate 831/206-8070*Call today*
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
SHORT SALES: TOP 10 MYTHS DEBUNKED! 2012 is the year of the short sale. As an agent, one of your most valuable business tools is the understanding of how to help underwater homeowners avoid foreclosure. Don’t make the mistake of believing these myths: Myth #1: The homeowner must fall behind on mortgage payments in order to qualify for a short sale.   Debunked:  Years ago this may have been true, but not in 2012.   A financial hardship must exist, such as the ARM  (Adjustable Rate Mortgage) increasing in monthly payments.  Loss of job or income.   Health or medical issues. Extraordinary loss in home value (which may be considered a hardship). Note:  Agents should not advise a homeowner to miss a mortgage payment. Myth #2: Banks would rather foreclose on a property than approve a short sa...
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By Leslie DeLuca, No One Knows The Monterey Peninsula Like DeLuca
(DeLuca Real Estate )
DeLuca Real Estate PRESENTS: Co-Sponsored by: Blue Adobe Mortgage THE AMAZING MONTEREY HOME BUYER'S TOUR Meeting Place: 150 Mar Vista Drive (Elks Lodge Parking Lot) When: March 17, 2012 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Have you been looking at homes for sale on the internet? Thinking about taking advantage of the BUYER’S MARKET? Do you want to see the inside of homes for sale? Join us for this fun event.  Get an idea of what you can buy at different price points in the city of Monterey.  See the inside of 10 available homes for sale in Monterey Get Information On How To Qualify For A Mortgage   Meet Representatives From Blue Adobe   Mortgage Free Food And Beverage/Prizes and Goodie Bags Contest To Win 32 inch Flat Screen TV Upon Close Of Escrow                        For Information and Registrat...
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By Leslie DeLuca, No One Knows The Monterey Peninsula Like DeLuca
(DeLuca Real Estate )
Cannery Row is full of history and things to do.  Here is a sample of some of the sights and sounds on Cannery Row in Monterey, CA SPRING FEVER ON CANNERY ROW Dear Leslie,   March is here, and with Daylight Savings, St. Patrick's Day and Spring Break approaching quickly, have you thought about what your family plans will be for the month of March? Why not visit Cannery Row? Take advantage of these fabulous hotel specials available the entire month of MARCH and enjoy a relaxing family getaway to Monterey -- gives you another excuse to visit. (Like you really needed one) Daylight Savings Spring forward at 2:00am Sunday, March 11th   St. Patrick's DayCheck out blog-canneryrow for St. Patrick's Day specials, details and more!Saturday, March 17th    Spring Break Enjoy a week off with your k...
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By Leslie DeLuca, No One Knows The Monterey Peninsula Like DeLuca
(DeLuca Real Estate )
Monterey California Real Estate Residential Summary Report Monterey, California Summary Statistics Of Active Listings as of March 5, 2012 There are 76 single family homes for sale in Monterey California today. The lowest priced property is $249,000, with the median asking price at  $859,000, and the high is $5,999,000.  This is for single family residential of various sizes, areas and condition.   There are many homes for sale under $400,000 MONTEREY HOMES FOR SALE $400,000 AND LESS                                The market for homes with asking prices above $400,000 is also very good.  One can get a nice home with a view of the bay for a great price.  There are 17 homes on the market today priced from $400,000 - $700,000 MONTEREY HOMES FOR SALE $400,000-$700,000   If you want to find o...
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By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 916-758-1809
(203kOnLine.com, covering the USA)
What does it mean to be a 203k certified contractor, why would you want that certification and who is doing the certification of contractors? These are all great questions so let’s take them one at a time. What does it mean to be a 203k certified contractor? Simple that the contractor has gone out of his way to become knowledgeable in the workings and inter-workings of the FHA 203k loan program. He/she now understands how they will get paid, what they need to do to get that cash flow working and how long they may have to wait for a check. This is important as we don’t want to set unrealistic expectations for the contractor. We just took over a project for a consultant who was relieved as consultant by the  borrower.  We just did the first draw to find out that that consultant had wrongl...
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By Leslie DeLuca, No One Knows The Monterey Peninsula Like DeLuca
(DeLuca Real Estate )
DeLuca Real Estate PRESENTS: THE AMAZING MONTEREY HOME TOUR Meeting Place: 150 Mar Vista Drive When: March 17, 2012 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Have you been looking at homes for sale on the internet? Do you want to see the inside of some of these homes? Join us for this fun event where you will tour 10 homes for sale in Monterey.  Get an idea of what you can buy at different price points. Caravan to see available homes for sale in Monterey Get Information On How To Qualify For A Mortgage See The Monterey Real Estate Market  First hand Free Food/Prizes  Win 32 inch Flat Screen TV Upon Close Of Escrow                  For Information and Registration
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By Leslie DeLuca, No One Knows The Monterey Peninsula Like DeLuca
(DeLuca Real Estate )
  Discover Cannnery Row In Monterey.  Don't miss the aquarium, try The Fishhopper for lunch...stroll through all of the shops, visit Steinbeck's Cannery Row and discovery history. While there don't miss this 3D movie..great fun for the family     Now Showing at Monterey's Most Exciting Theatre!Cannery Row XD Extreme Digital Cinema!  Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax  in 3D Take the family to watch Dr. Seuss' The Lorax in 3D today at the new Cinemark Cannery Row XD Theatre! This animated adventure follows the journey of a boy as he searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it, he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world. View Showtimes640 Wave Street, Monterey, 93940www.canneryr...
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By Leslie DeLuca, No One Knows The Monterey Peninsula Like DeLuca
(DeLuca Real Estate )
Monterey California Home Prices Real Estate is local and we have to look individually at each community.  It is reported that home prices in California will increase slightly in 2012, and that the average home price is $200,000.  It is a fact that prices are at levels we saw in 2001 and interest rates are at levels not seen since 1951.  Yes, this makes it an excellent time to buy.  Take advantage of low interest rates, don't wait because you think prices are going to go down even more.   Low interest rates help you to buy substantially more than you could if the interest rate were 6%.  Interest rates are tricky and go up and down...so don't wait. In saying that real estate is local, it is imperative to also realize that each community within Monterey County is also local.  The market in...
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By Blatt + Cutino, Broker-Associate 831/206-8070*Call today*
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
Angelica Blatt | Keller WIlliams Realty | (831) 406-1455 15 Montsalas Drive, Monterey, CA Desirable Monterey location! Lots of sun and light. This is an end unit with lots of privacy and a back patio area! 2BR/2BA Condo offered at $355,000 Year Built 1977 Sq Footage 1,000 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2 full, 0 partial Floors 1 Parking 1 Covered spaces Lot Size 3,000 sqft HOA/Maint $320 per month DESCRIPTION Darling 2 bedroom and 2 bathroom condo in precious Monterey, CA. Move-in ready. The best location in Monterey. Private yet close to everything. see additional photos below PROPERTY FEATURES - Central heat - Fireplace - High/Vaulted ceiling - Walk-in closet - Tile floor - Living room - Dishwasher - Refrigerator - Stove/Oven - Microwave - Granite countertop - Laundry area - inside - Balcony, ...
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By Leslie DeLuca, No One Knows The Monterey Peninsula Like DeLuca
(DeLuca Real Estate )
Home prices in Monterey California are attractive for first time home buyers, vacation homes by the ocean, or anyone who wants to enjoy the lifestyle of the Monterey Peninsula. HOMES FOR SALE IN MONTEREY CALIFORNIA       Monterey is full of history, beauty, and offers good weather pretty much year round.  Explore Cannery Row, Old Town Monterey, New Monterey, or any of the lovely golf course communities.  The choice in lifestyle in Monterey is numerous.                               Explore Old Monterey and visit Rosine's Restaurant for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.  EXPLORE ROSINES RESTAURANT IN MONTEREY CALIFORNIA Rosine's Restaurant is offering a special right now on Tuesdays after 5:00 p.m....enjoy the Farmer's Market on Alvarado Street, and then stop into Rosine's Restaurant for thei...
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By Leslie DeLuca, No One Knows The Monterey Peninsula Like DeLuca
(DeLuca Real Estate )
  Lenten Dinners will begin at San Carlos Cathedral in Monterey beginning Friday February 24!  This is a must attend event.  Even if you are not Catholic, the food is amazing, fresh, and you will see everyone you know. The  meals are available for take-out if you want to stop in and get a to go order.  I always love this time of year, and this is a great way to spend your Friday night dinner.  The church has been re-modeled and renovated and is worth a walk across the street to see.   Hope to see you there!     LENTEN DINNERS TO BEGIN AT SAN CARLOS CATHEDRAL ON FEBRUARY 24       Lent 2012 Fish Dinners   The Italian Catholic Federation, Monterey Branch 36, serves their famous Lenten Fish Dinners every Friday during Lent starting on February 24th through Friday, March 30th. The dinners wi...
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By Susan Goulding, Northern CA - Tracy & Mountain House Real Estate
(Crown Key Realty, Inc; Tracy & Mountain House Sales and Property Management)
These crazy birds appear to be afraid of nothing. Have you ever been on a Fisherman’s Wharf anywhere in the world? If yes, you will notice that sea gulls are everywhere. This guy was spotted in Monterey's Fisherman's Wharf perched on a post daring people to get close. He didn’t even flinch as I got close to take a photo.  However, he kept an eye on me to be sure I didn't get close enough to catch him.   Perhaps the only thing he’s afraid of is “getting caught” by a human. Next time you're visiting Fisherman's Wharf look for this guy.  Howeve, watch your food, he'll try to snatch it.
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By Leslie DeLuca, No One Knows The Monterey Peninsula Like DeLuca
(DeLuca Real Estate )
Foreclosures For Sale In Monterey California     Do you want to know what to expect when buying a foreclosure?  read on.... Expect your escrow to run long, expect multiple counter offers, make sure you take all of this into account when working with your mortgage broker.  Make sure you can adhere to strict timelines.  Be pleasantly surprised if all goes smoothly and you can close in 30 days. Understand that when buying a foreclosure, THE BANK WILL NOT TAKE A LOW BALL OFFER!  Banks owe their shareholders and investors a duty to get as much as they can for their assets.  Just because it is listed as a short sale or a foreclosure does not mean you can purchase for less than market value.  The banks goal is to get a purchase price as close to market value as they can.  This is determined by...
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By Leslie DeLuca, No One Knows The Monterey Peninsula Like DeLuca
(DeLuca Real Estate )
  Cannery Row In Monterey has so much to offer visitors We have a really amazing IMAX Theatre that is fun for everyone Below is their latest Offering: Now Showing at Monterey's Most Exciting Theatre!Cannery Row XD Extreme Digital Cinema! Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Catch Nicolas Cage in the worldwide action packed hit, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance! Johnny (Nicolas Cage) struggles with his curse as the devil's bounty hunter and is hiding out in a remote part of Eastern Europe when he is recruited by a secret sect of the church to save a young child from the devil. Though at first Johnny is relectant to embrace the power of Ghost Rider, he comes to realize it is his only way to protect the boy and rid himself of the curse forever.   View Showtimes640 Wave Street, Monterey, 93940w...
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