Hello Beverly. The market is very active and ranges in price according to the proximity to the beach. Homes sell relatively quick and there can be competition depending on price and location. Home values are increasing and the area is sought after by locals, retirees and vacationers. If I can be of any assistance please let me know. Have a great day! Candi... more
Absolutely yes! Recent changes in California law prohibit 1st or 2nd lien holders, including lines of credit to pursue for any deficiency after they agree to a short sale. In fact, that is one of the greatest advantages to doing a short sale. If you let the home go to foreclosure you are not necessarily protected from those 2nd lien holders.... more
Terry is right about difficult to finance- it is a cash intensive proposition. If you check w/ County Planning dept I believe you will find that they will permit you to put a trailer on land zoned for residential, after you get the well and septic system installed, for up to 2 years while you build a house. I think they also expect you to get inspections as you go on the building, but at least once each 6 months during the 2 year time period.
Molly Thompson, Broker Associate, Alain Pinel... more
It depends. We came from Concord in the East Bay and I would have to say the schools are on par with that area. We decided to curtail our spending a bit and invest a little more in our kids -- sent them to Twin Lakes Christian School in Aptos. They have both an elementary and middle school. Couldn't be happier.... more