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Imagine this...A first time homebuyer say's, "I'm not sure if we are really the "homeownership" type.  The yard work might be too much for our busy schedules and we're not sure we will enjoy those high monthly payments.  We would like to try homeownership for a year or two.  If it seems like it's...
03/17/2008
About nine years ago my husband and I decided to get a dog.  Both of us hadn't owned one, or been owned by one for years.  So we did our due diligence and start hunting for that perfect pooch.  We did not want an outdoor dog.  We wanted someone with us in the house, a real family member.  So off ...
03/17/2008
Mid-Month Posting, March 15th, 2008  Single Family Homes in Campbell for sale. Lowest priced listing in Campbell670 W RINCON AV, Campbell 95008 $529,000 Beds: 3 bed(s) Baths: 1 bath(s)MLS: 761074 135 DOMNo PhotoThe property is a Short Sale and was originally listed for $649,000.Appointment only. ...
03/16/2008
The Campbell Planning Commission approved the construction of a new home in the San Tomas Area Neighborhood.  The project is the demolition of a home built in the 1940s and building a two story, 4000 sq ft Mediterranean style house.  This is a sensitive subject for me.  It's true I do not live in...
03/12/2008
Last night I was invited to attend an investor's group meeting.  I must admit, I've never attended one before.  The total lack of understanding on how to invest in real estate properly amazed me.  It's not that it was a bad group they were just a little misguided in my opinion.  You know the type...
03/11/2008
It's almost spring!  I'm not sure if you are as tired as I am with the dark clouds, rain and especially the cold weather, but it's time to get back into shape.  One of my clients is conducting a fitness camp for women.  He is excellent! Not only will he help get a few pounds off, he will help get...
03/10/2008
There's been a buzz recently regarding our Campbell City Council members.  Three of our longtime members will be leaving us soon.  Don Burr's term will be up at the end of this year.  Jane Kennedy and Dan Furtado's terms will be up the end of next year.  We are waiting to see who wants to take th...
03/10/2008
I spend so much time in Campbell at many of our establishments I thought I'd give my "thumbs up" for my top 5 favorites this month.  Best restaurant:  Sonoma Chicken  The I enjoy Sonoma Chicken so much is their fast, their menu has variety(something for everyone) and their customer service can't ...
03/10/2008
I'm sure everyone is feeling the pinch right now with the economy the way it is.  Everything seems to be going up in price except the (average) values of our properties.I was complaining to my husband today how much the cost of my favorite hairspray went up $3.00 since I purchased it last.  As mo...
03/09/2008
Jeanette Watson was recentely chosen the 11th Senate District's Woman of the Year because of her leadership in civic improvement and historical preservation. Jeanette was honored last year for her many contributions to the Campbell area.  She was the first woman elected to the Campbell City Counc...
03/07/2008
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