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If You're Thinking of Buying or Selling a Home in our mountain area, there is a valuable free report that can be useful.  It tracks all sales through our local MLS for the most recent 1, 3, and 6 months periods, plus year-to-date data.  The report is updated on the first of each month. It shows m...
11/25/2011
(This is a mythical story about mythical people -- but it happens in the real world) Homer Hockputh is a “Do it yourself” kind of guy. So, to sell his house he ran a local ad under the FSBO (For Sale by Owner) heading, and put a sign on his lawn. He got some offers right away and decided, “hey, t...
11/23/2011
The median purchase price of single family homes sold through the Yosemite Gateway MLS has increased every month since July 09.  For a complete market report spanning the past six months compared to the same periods last year send an e-mail request to edbailey@sti.net.
12/14/2009
by Beverly Scott, President YOSEMITE GATEWAY ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® I attended the California Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R.) business meeting this past week in San Jose. Prior to the business meeting, C.A.R. held a conference and expo where they released the housing market forecast for 2010....
10/18/2009
Four Bedrooms, two full baths and two half baths, 2650 sq. ft. Home at 57233 Thunder Way (off rd. 274), North Fork, Saturday, May 2, from 11 until 2.  EdBaileyRealtor.com  559-676-2424
04/23/2009
Did you know that if you are over 62 can now use a reverse mortgage to purchase a home, and make no payments as long as you live in that home?  See article by Dee Ann Smith in the Newsletter, "Yosemite Gateway Properties and Lifestyles at www.EdBaileyRealtor.com/news.html
03/15/2009
By Beverly Scott, President Yosemite Gateway Association of Realtors (YGAOR)    I am amazed when sellers, including traditional sellers and REO (Real Estate Owned) lenders, list their property with someone who is not a member of the local Multiple Listing Service (MLS) where the property is locat...
01/11/2009
Here's wishing everyone a happy, healthy, and prosperous 2009.  I hope you will read my online newsletter "Yosemite Gateway Properties and Lifestyles" at www.OakhurstRealEstate.ca/news.html
12/28/2008
In my 75 years of life I have seen many changes.  As I contemplate recent events I reflect back to my childhood in a southern backwoods community where being racist and sexist was considered to be "God's Will."  I have now lived to see an African American elected to the highest office in the land...
11/14/2008
In my 75 years of life I have seen many changes.  As I contemplate recent events I reflect back to my childhood in a southern backwoods community where being racist and sexist was considered to be "God's Will."  I have now lived to see an African American elected to the highest office in the land...
11/14/2008