Davis, CA real estate blog by Joe Kaplan

Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Doug Arnold Real Estate
Davis is braving the storm well on the supply side. Here's how our current inventory as of tonight shakes out relative to some nearby communities in Greater Sacto:                     #  homes on the market       average price of homes for sale Davis                    136                        ...
The most salient feature of Davis neighborhoods is how interconnected they are. The Davis planning department excels at weaving our greenbelts, or emerald necklace (to borrow a term from Cleveland, Ohio) throughout the distinct neighborhoods, making access by bike, foot, skateboard, scooter and i...
 EAST DAVIS North, West and South Davis are clearly delineated from Central Davis by Covell Blvd., Highway 113 and I-80, respectively. For East Davis, no well-defined boundary exists. However, L St. is as good a candidate as any. East Davis follows a growth pattern typical of many city neighborho...
 WEST DAVIS If you're west of Highway 113, welcome to West Davis, home to the following communities: Stonegate, Village Homes, West Manor, Westwood, Aspen and Evergreen. Stonegate is the furthest west, so we'll begin there.  Stonegate has it's own Country Club, sans golf course. Its pride and joy...
A personal wind turbine to power your country home in Yolo County? This San Diego company wants you to consider it, (whether the Yolo County planning department will allow such a device on your roof is another story). Visit Helix Wind to learn more about installing a turbine.From Mother Earth New...
In just the last 3 days we've seen 4 new pending sales of homes of $799,000 or higher:43428 Almond Lane, in Willowbank, 2,318 sq. ft., asking $799,000 sold in 6 days5604 Cowell Blvd. in South Davis's Warmington development, 2,836 sq. ft., asking $839,000 sold in 15 days3708 Los Cerros Place in La...
Only 10 sold residential properties in Davis in January 2008.  Considering that there are roughly 200 agents who are members of the MetroList MLS in Davis, it was a rather bleak month for agents. Keep in mind that these properties represent closed escrows, not new pending sales, and so the stats ...
I'd especially like to hear from fellow Davisites on this issue. Are you in favor, or opposed? Why?  No doubt about it - the location is superb. Unlike the much larger, and much discussed Covell Village neighborhood which was shot down by voters, this planned community proposed by Lewis Homes lie...
I often tell prospective Davis home buyers that we're one of the most highly educated cities in the U.S.  Years ago we ranked second on the list of per capita graduate degrees to Chapel Hill, NC.  Here is Money Magazine's recent top 25 list for brainiest cities for 2006, and wouldn't you know it,...


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