November 2018

Found 3 blog entries for November 2018.

5 most affordable communities in santa cruz to buy a home

Recently, Santa Cruz was named one of the five least affordable real estate markets in the United States of America.

A median home in Santa Cruz would run someone approximately $650,000. Over 100 percent of a families wages would go towards paying their mortgage. With all this negativity towards purchasing homes in Santa Cruz, we’re going to bring a little positivity to the process. You might be asking yourself, is there affordable housing in Santa Cruz?

The short answer? Absolutely.

Here are the top five most affordable communities in Santa Cruz to buy homes:

Watsonville, CA

Located at the southern end of Santa Cruz County, Watsonville is known for its rich agricultural heritage. Moreover, it is a hotbed for berries. This “small” town

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Why Winter Is A Great Time to Buy A Home in Santa Cruz

Now that we’re well into November, are you starting to lose hope in your Santa Cruz home search?

Think again.

Even with Santa Cruz’s mild temperatures and gorgeous year-round landscaping, it seems as though sellers and buyers alike choose to hit pause on their real estate journeys until springtime rolls around. The holiday season often puts a stall on the Santa Cruz real estate market, but this can mean more opportunity for the determined and flexible buyer.

While there may be less inventory available, winter can be an ideal time to buy in Santa Cruz; you might just find your dream home at the right price.

If you’re planning to halt your Santa Cruz real estate search until the new year, here are just a few reasons to reconsider.

Santa

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100 zanzibar drive, aptos CA

Seascape Elegance

This gracious 4-bedroom, 2.5-bath home in Aptos is surrounded by mature trees and easy-care landscaping. The front door opens to an elegant living room with a dramatic wood-burning fireplace with a custom mantle, hardwood floors, vaulted ceiling, recessed lights, and oversized windows framing the trees outside.

Steps lead up to an airy, open great room that combines family/dining/kitchen areas. There are hardwood floors throughout, an angled ceiling with a skylights and ceiling fan, more recessed lighting, and a trio of French doors and windows opening to the spacious patio outside. Echoing the different levels inside, the patio has wide, graceful steps between several levels, a patio set up for outdoor dining and entertaining,

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