You know what they say – the proof is in the pudding! Before hiring an agent, you should check out the agent to see what reviews they’ve had on sites like Zillow, Yelp, and Reach150. On Zillow, you can actually see their transaction history which may be incomplete or erroneous, but it’s a good place to […]
Did you know that in most states, it takes about 10 times as much course work to get a beautician’s license as compared to a real estate license? And that about 80% of people who get into the real estate sales business are out of it within 5 years? Would it surprise you to learn […]
Whatever draws them here, a common interest is to research the various cities and the neighborhoods that make up Santa Cruz County. Fortunately, there are a lot of tools these days for checking out Santa Cruz on-line. Although the only way to truly get to know a neighborhood is to come and spend some time in it, if that’s not very practical for you, there are alternatives. … The Ask City tool is pretty cool – you can draw a shape on a map of a given area and ask to find businesses, events, movies, etc. that fall just in that area – good for researching neighborhoods. … Google Maps : Google Maps is a fantastic tool, and they have now built into it a system for reviewing the businesses and other points of interest that you can find on the map.