Santa Cruz is a popular vacation spot year round for its phenomenal weather and world-class beaches.

Visitors from across the world love to get a taste of this beautiful place we call home, so why not show them a good time by turning a room in your home into an Airbnb?

Since Santa Cruz has a large tourism industry, it’s almost guaranteed that you’ll be scheduling bookings for your Airbnb from the moment you first post it online.

So, if you’re thinking of becoming a host, here’s how you can prepare you Santa Cruz home to be an Airbnb:

Designate a Spot in Your Home

Whether it’s a bedroom, an in-law suite, or a carriage house, you need to designate a specific spot in your house to be the Airbnb.

Where you choose your Airbnb to be…

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Fall Home Maintenance Checklist for your Santa Cruz home

The time has come!

Fall is the best part of the year to take care of the little things around your property that will make a big difference for you and your home. The change of season in Santa Cruz isn’t as drastic in comparison to other parts of the country but it’s still important to perform some routine home maintenance to your Santa Cruz home.

Here are some reminders on how to prep your home for the cooler months. You’ll save money, time, and maybe even the safety of your home and livelihood.

Get Your Lawn Ready for Spring

Autumn is the best time of year to get your California lawn back to beautiful shape. Here’s a list of ways you can prep your grass for spring:

  • Patch dead or damages spots: Remove the old turf, dig up 3 to 6…

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featured listing: 107 livermore avenue, capitola, ca

Brimming with Natural Light Throughout

This absolutely stunning 3 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom Craftsman home is ideally perched above the hustle and bustle of the city, but within easy reach of Capitola Village. 107 Livermore Avenue's wide-open layout, big windows and vaulted ceilings equal plenty of light throughout each of the main living areas.

Cooking meals and washing dishes afterwards will be a breeze in sleek, modern kitchen that features granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. An attractive breakfast bar separates the kitchen from the adorable eating nook. An exquisite bay of windows are located directly over top the sink, providing breathtaking ocean views. The pantry offers plenty of storage space as well!

A prime feature of…

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With October coming to a close, the fall season is officially upon us. This means an influx of pumpkin-flavored baked goods, hot apple cider, and spooky movies.

But that’s not all:

Fall is an excellent time of year to sell your Santa Cruz home. As the holidays quickly approach, buyers who have been waiting all summer for the perfect new home will be more eager to find a property that fits their needs.

While buyers will have less autumnal options in terms of Santa Cruz real estate inventory, it’s important to use the fall season to your advantage as a home seller. Allow your home to stand out from the crowd with unique curb appeal and cozy accoutrements.

Here are some tips for staging your Santa Cruz home this fall to help ensure a quick…

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