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This opulent, Ray Wolfe neo-craftsman home is spectacular! Stretch out in this spacious home perched in your own private redwood forest overlooking Humboldt Bay, California. Custom features and fixtures abound. See more information at our custom website, www.2972OldArcataRoad.com Hall   From the ...
07/09/2010
The numbers are in, and our real estate market statistics for June 2010 here in Humboldt County, California are hanging in there. Our "Active Homes," while rising, are still staying below the levels of the last couple of years. “Normal” for this time of year is up to around 650; we’re above that ...
07/06/2010
This sparkling starter home in Eureka, CA has views of Humboldt Bay.  The 3bed/1bath home includes an open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, & wood stove with a large, open yard that overlooks the bay and city lights. The home shows real pride of ownership with upgraded cooktop & oven, & dual-paned w...
07/02/2010
Can a home buyer save money by approaching a home seller directly, without a real estate agent?  A first time home buyer looking for a starter home in Arcata, CA called the other day, and we had a great discussion about first time home-buying.  "Why would I want to use a buyers' agent," he asked,...
06/25/2010
Humboldt County Real Estate Market Statistics for May, 2010 Our Humboldt County, California residential real estate market shows continuing signs of stabilizing and recovery!   Our active homes continued our seasonal rise to 682, above our "normal" market of 650, but well below the 720-740 range ...
06/10/2010
I like hard numbers and blunt evaluation. I've been invited to speak at the REAL Trends conference this summer. The topic: Measuring the effectiveness of your online efforts. That got me thinking...if the past five years have been about visitors, leads & conversion %...what will be the success me...
06/08/2010
Five Ways to Upgrade and Put the "Bam" in Your Real Estate Facebook Fan Page (Part I) If you're a fan of Emeril Lagasse then you know that everytime he knocks down a great recipe in front of a live audience he adds a little spice, a little kick, a little something extra at the end of the dish so ...
05/26/2010
I'm on the Planning Commission for the city of Eureka, CA, and on Tuesday, June 1 from 2:00 - 4:00 we are looking at a city planning ordinance to deal with medical marijuana. The ordinance has 2 parts. Part 1 is about individuals with a Prop. "215" card growing their own marijuana in their own ho...
05/24/2010
One thing is always true:  the internet rules are always changing!You've probably never hear of "EdgeRank." But if you're serious about online marketing, you need to get your mind around it quickly. It's more important than SEO and will make or break you on the most important place on the web: Fa...
05/23/2010
Great thoughts for us Realtors. Long tail keywords are the fuel that powers hyper local content for your real estate website—so why aren’t you taking advantage of it to its fullest? Long tail keywords mean hyper relevant content, which can get you more buyers/sellers and more income, read on to l...
05/16/2010
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