Schooner Realty's Blog

Another Property Rented - 312 Maple Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Posted on 12/10/2019
Another Property Rented - 312 Maple Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Victorian home, with a backyard oasis in the heart of Santa Cruz. 3 BR/2 BA, formal dining room, eat in kitchen with granite countertops, laundry room and original Victorian character are just some of the features you will love about this home. One bedroom and one bath downstairs and two bedrooms/one bath upstairs make for a nice separation of space. The master suite and attached bath offer double pedestal sinks and the shower is light and bright. The private garden is a perfect zen spot to escape from the city and have a BBQ or glass of wine and enjoy the mature landscaping. Why drive to downtown when you can walk to restaurants, coffee...
+ 2 more
Read More
Smart Home Technology That Can Boost your Energy Efficiency
Posted on 12/08/2019
Smart Home Technology That Can Boost your Energy Efficiency
Image by Dan LeFebvre from Unsplash Smart home tech makes it easy to find information in an instant, turn on or off the television without getting up and even see who just rang your doorbell, but it can also help you be more energy efficient. Saving energy does more than just cut your electric bills, it allows you...
+ 1 more
Read More
Another Property Sold - 2435   #49 Felt Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Posted on 12/04/2019
Another Property Sold - 2435 #49 Felt Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Another chance to live in Villa Santa Cruz, one of the best 55+ cooperated parks in Santa Cruz County and #49 is back on the market-- no fault of the home. This mobile home has been remodeled with plaster dry-wall, new windows, tile bathroom floors, and updated kitchen and bathrooms. It has such a modular home feeling, you would never guess it is a 1977 mobile home. Enjoy sunshine in your private yard or at the community pool and recreation center. A premium park location... close to beaches, restaurants, and shopping. You have worked hard to enjoy your time after 55. Live by the beach and buy into a comfortable lifestyle. Life is...
+ 2 more
Read More
Things You Can Do Now to Make Selling Your Home Easier
Posted on 12/01/2019
Things You Can Do Now to Make Selling Your Home Easier
Selling your home may seem like a relatively simple process. You hire an agent, let them take pictures and show the house to prospective buyers, accept an offer, and then close… right? In reality, there’s a lot that goes into the selling process; especially if you want to have a smooth home sale. Matters are further complicated by hr...
Read More
Buy Your First Home Sooner with a Down Payment Savings Plan
Posted on 11/24/2019
Buy Your First Home Sooner with a Down Payment Savings Plan
You’ve been thinking it for a while: “I really should start putting some money aside for a down payment.” But, you just can’t seem to find any wiggle room in your budget. You’re not alone. Saving for a down payment isn’t easy. Especially if you’ve got rent, car payments, student loans, and are trying to put money aside for...
Read More
Another Property Rented - 110 Shelter Lagoon Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Posted on 11/23/2019
Another Property Rented - 110 Shelter Lagoon Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Modern, serene, newly remodeled townhome for rent near all that Santa Cruz has to offer. This 2 BR/1.5 BA is a perfect retreat. Renovated from top to bottom including new flooring, double pained windows, new bathrooms, new kitchen, fresh paint and more!. Two outdoor areas face the quiet interior courtyard with a spectacular pool view. A cook's kitchen awaits you with all the bells and whistles. Open concept living with a breakfast bar and a deck. Perfect for morning coffee or unwinding after work. Both bedrooms have plenty of storage and the new bathrooms are clean and modern with vessel sinks and beautiful tile work. In unit laundry...
+ 2 more
Read More
3 Reasons to Trust a Home Appraisal Report
Posted on 11/17/2019
3 Reasons to Trust a Home Appraisal Report
A home appraisal often helps a property seller determine how to price his or her residence. As such, an appraisal is important. And with a great appraisal, a seller may boost the likelihood of earning top dollar for his or her house. Ultimately, there are many reasons to trust the final results of a house appraisal, and these reasons...
Read More
Are You Ready to Become a Smart Homebuyer?
Posted on 11/10/2019
Are You Ready to Become a Smart Homebuyer?
Purchasing a home may prove to be an arduous process, particularly for those who fail to plan ahead for the property buying journey. Thankfully, there are many quick, easy ways to streamline the homebuying cycle. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you become a smart homebuyer. 1. Study the Real Estate Market A smart homebuyer...
Read More
Another Property Sold - 435 Isbel Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Posted on 11/06/2019
Another Property Sold - 435 Isbel Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Gorgeous Ocean AND Mountain View Cabonera Estates Home! Spacious 3 bed home plus office and library w/great reverse floor plan. Large open gourmet kitchen with Granite tile, JennAir electric oven/convection microwave with downdraft gas stove top, Sub-Zero built-in fridge, and updated Bosch stainless steel dishwasher. Elegant separate dining room; every room in the high ceiling home is drenched in light from large windows; custom shades from Hunter Douglas. Large master suite has walk in closet, huge travertine bathroom with over-sized shower, double sinks and designed for privacy. Throughout the home you will find an abundance of build-ins,...
+ 2 more
Read More
How To Include Your Kids In Your Home Search
Posted on 11/03/2019
How To Include Your Kids In Your Home Search
When your family is searching for a home, it’s an exciting time for the adults, but if there are children involved, it can be a difficult task. Children don’t have to be left in the dark during a home search. Children of all ages can be involved in the process of finding a home. Read on for tips on...
Read More
Another Property Rented - 1720 Barrington Court, Santa Cruz, CA 95065
Posted on 10/31/2019
Another Property Rented - 1720 Barrington Court, Santa Cruz, CA 95065
Centrally located near Dominican Hospital and Sutter Health and easy commute location to Hwy 1, this 2 BR/2.5 BA condo has 1,196 Sq. Ft. of living space and a one car attached garage. New paint and flooring. Two bedrooms upstairs each have nice closet space and separate bathrooms. Bonus room upstairs make a nice seperation between the bedrooms offering maximum privacy. Master suite has its own balcony, perfect for morning coffee. You'll also love the convenience of the washer and dryer upstairs! The kitchen has a new range and stainless steel dishwasher and is open to the living room. Several outdoor areas including sliders to your own...
+ 2 more
Read More
The Most Important Things to Have Around The House According to New Homeowners
Posted on 10/27/2019
The Most Important Things to Have Around The House According to New Homeowners
Purchasing your first home will be one of the most rewarding and fulfilling parts of your life. It’s an important milestone on the way to financial independence and to starting a family for millions of Americans. It also comes with a lot of responsibilities and unforeseen expenses. A Reddit user asked the online community what items ended up being...
Read More
Showing Results
1 - 12 of93