March 2016

Found 3 blog entries for March 2016.

Best Realtor Santa Cruz CountyLauren Spencer has been voted as the Best Realtor In Santa Cruz for 2016 by popular local publication, Good Times Magazine. What makes this award even more special is that you, the residents of Santa Cruz County, decide the winners with your votes. This isn’t the first time that Lauren has been included on this list. She also won the award in 2012 and 2014, and was a runner-up in 2013 and 2015. Lauren’s brokerage, Coldwell Banker, also won the award this year for Best Real Estate Agency.

Good Times has been in publication for over 40 years, and releases a new “Best of Santa Cruz County” list every year with categories covering food and drink, arts and culture, music and nightlife, shopping and services, community life, and health and recreation. Some

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Gardening isn’t just a therapeutic hobby with lucrative results, it’s also a fantastic way to spruce up your backyard, get active, and enjoy the summer sun. Spring is officially here and it’s the perfect time to start the planning process for your garden. Whether you’re looking to sell soon or are just wanting to spruce up your space, these tips can help you get the garden of your dreams and boost the value of your home.

Backyard Landscaping Can Boost Curb Appeal

Although the backyard isn’t necessarily visible from the front of the home, it’s still nice to peer out the back window and see an inviting space where you can enjoy all of the wonderful sunshine California receives. If you’re thinking about selling your home, it’s not just important, it’s

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Mortgage tips for first-time buyersBuying your first home is one of the most exciting purchases you’ll make in your life, but before you start to comb through the listings to find the home of your dreams, you’ll need to find out how much you can borrow. If the idea of buying a home is even minutely interesting to you, it’s never to early to get your financials in check so that when the time comes, there’s nothing to hold you back.

Here are some tips from some national mortgage pros to help you be mortgage-ready when the time comes to buy a home in Santa Cruz County.

Clean Up Your Credit Score

Your credit score and history are two of the biggest factors that lenders consider when processing your mortgage eligibility. Before you apply for your mortgage, request a free credit report

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