Redding, CA Real Estate News

By Jeanean Gendron, Specializing in Selling Unique Properties
(The Address Realty)
Redding CA - Lake Redding Park - Where the Train Trestle Tracks Go - Don't You Just Love Them--Located along the Sacramento River is Lake Redding Park. It is right next to Caldwell Park which a Blog about often. We go here. There is a picturesque foot bridge (my next photo project) and of course the River which affords many photo ops. Also along here are the railroad trestle tracks and I can't resist them. I'm always snapping a shot or two. Enjoy! This is a Gazebo next to the River for Groups to plan parties and picknics. I love the Trestle in the background. Wow! Look at this big boy. It is really cool when the train goes by! Look up and looking out, it all about Trains in the Sky. This is the foot bridge that use to be for autos. It now is for bike riders and skaters. People like walk...
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By Laura Reilly, Home Sales Realtor - Short Sale Team Member - Redd
(Real Living Real Estate Professionals)
 Short Sale Agent gets Homeowners -Cash for Keys- from Bank of America Short Sale Redding Ca.  Did you think foreclosure was your only option? Has Bank of America approached you about doing a short sale on your home?  Hundreds of Bank of America clients are working thru the process of selling their home thru a short sale. This process is where a short sale agent negotiates with Bank of America to sell your home for less money than is owed on it.  If you are interested in learning about Bank of America's short sale programs contact me today, Laura Reilly at (530) 921-1063. Bank of America continues to implement more people, new process and upgraded technology platforms to assist homeowners who want to sell their home, but think they cannot.  The newest program to be rolled out by Bank of...
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By Chris and Maria Jeantet, Redding CA Real Estate Couple
(Coldwell Banker C&C Properties)
It's hip, it's delicious and it's different! When was the last time you ate at a restaurant and was told to "pay as you can"? For me, never. Until I visited The Savory Spoon that is. Ann Webber, owner of The Savory Spoon believes in giving back to the community, so she establishes "Community Day Mondays" offering patrons their choice of any item from their limited community day menu (I must say it's far from limited, it's a generous list) and pay as they are able...how's that for having a big heart for the community and how timely! The Savory Spoon, one of Redding's newest restaurants opened its doors to the Redding community this past November 2011 serving a variety of comfort food dishes with a natural twist to it! Their motto...REAL FOOD, REAL PEOPLE, REAL COMMUNITY fits them appropr...
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By Laura Reilly, Home Sales Realtor - Short Sale Team Member - Redd
(Real Living Real Estate Professionals)
Fly Fishing Fly Tying Expo-Turtle Bay-Redding CaShasta Trinity Fly Fisher's Fly Tying Expo will be held at Turtle Bay in Redding Ca. on Sat. and Sun. Feb 18th and 10th . Hours of the expo are 10am-12:30pm & 1 pm-3:30 pm.One of the presentations will be by The Shasta Trinity Fly Fishers. http://shastatrinityflyfishers.org/  A northern California fly fishing club located in Redding California “dedicated to the art and science of fly fishing, the preservation of the North state’s world class fisheries and watersheds. Providing members and this community the opportunity to learn and improve their fly fishing skills, participate in habitat restoration and preservation, participate in regular fishing outings, and develop friendships among others that enjoy fly fishing.” Also at the Turtle Bay...
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By Laura Reilly, Home Sales Realtor - Short Sale Team Member - Redd
(Real Living Real Estate Professionals)
Sell your property "as is" - Redding Ca   Is it possible for a home owner to sell their house "as is"? And what does "as is" really mean?     "As is" means exactly that, as it sits where it stands, what you see; and what you don't see! is what you get.   In a nutshell the current owner will not repair any damages that are obvious, or clean, or paint or fix anything. Seen or unseen.       The homeowner will still be required to disclose any defects in the property, such as, but not limited to; unpermitted work, repairs made on the house, or damages that currently exist.   If you are selling your home “as is” simply discloses any defects in the building before selling. This is where a real estate agent will help you with all the numerous disclosures the potential buyer will want to see.  ...
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By Jeanean Gendron, Specializing in Selling Unique Properties
(The Address Realty)
Redding Real Estate - Short Sale Agent - Lenders Primed for Short Sales in 2012 Short sales are a good option for homeowners struggling with unaffordable mortgage payments. In fact, lenders’ losses due to foreclosure are projected to increase at record rates in 2012, giving them more reason to pursue short sales. Lenders are projected to incur losses as severe as 85 percent in foreclosure! Meaning, after deducting the expense of the foreclosure process on a $100,000 loan, they may only get back $15,000! It’s common sense that lenders will be looking toward the short sale solution. Even though they are accepting less than is owed on the property, they lose far less than in a foreclosure sale. It may be a surprise to many that lenders actually want to work out a solution that benefits all...
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By Jeanean Gendron, Specializing in Selling Unique Properties
(The Address Realty)
The market is now offering First Time Home Buyers an opportunity to purchase their first home. With very good interest rates and loan programs that offer you several options to purchase this is a good time to learn about your options. The market adjustment has resulted in a more stable market. The lower price ranges are now offering new opportunity for First Time Home Buyers. We specialize in helping you through the complex process of buying a home. It is very important that you learn and understand all of the aspects of buying your first home. It is best to start correctly and to prepare well. The things that will be needed are basic. You will need to have some money save and set aside to purchase. Even if you are using a no down payment program, there are still costs associated with t...
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By Jeanean Gendron, Specializing in Selling Unique Properties
(The Address Realty)
Celebrating the talent and creativity of a local Film Maker. He won the Sundial Film Festival in 2005 and recently created a stir with his Fotoshop by Adobe. You will enjoy this fresh look at film making (shorts) and it can influence how you see video. Jesse Rosten is his name and he's really making a name for himself.   Fotoshop by Adobé from Jesse Rosten on Vimeo. This is the latest buzz and you will enjoy it. The world of Photoshop is making us wonder what it real. Good thing to remember for Realtors. Growing is Forever from Jesse Rosten on Vimeo. I love this film and I want to collect video clips on all sorts of things in Nature to compose a North State focus on the beauty of Nature here. I love to get new inspiration. Stella's Shasta Adventure from Jesse Rosten on Vimeo. This one a...
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By Jeanean Gendron, Specializing in Selling Unique Properties
(The Address Realty)
I have always been a visual person. I love certain colors that draw me and entertain me. I love beauty and the visual aesthetic quality of presenting things well. There is a flow to the art of presentation that will keep the eye moving and finds the heart and mind feeling satiated. When things are not so placed there is a war going on within the mind to analyze and find the flaw. When we have achieved that beautiful balance of placement, color, texture and flow, the mind joins with the heart to enjoy and experience that "aha moment". Photography is of great value in real estate. It provides the opportunity to help our Reader learn more about our local community. We can use it to help the Reader find that "aha moment" in our work and to come to appreciate our presentations. It works well...
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By Laura Reilly, Home Sales Realtor - Short Sale Team Member - Redd
(Real Living Real Estate Professionals)
Is It Cheaper to Rent or Own a Home in Redding Ca ?  One of the many factors in deciding whether or not to buy a home is whether it costs money more to own a home than it does to rent in Redding Ca. It is a very individual situation that varies from person to person and family to family. Whether you prefer West Redding and the Grant School District or East Redding to be close to Bethel Church.  This guide will make it easier to decide on several different levels that you can compare in the costs of renting vs. owning. The first step will be to compare your total rent including renters insurance, if you have it, against the cost of a mortgage payment and taxes and insurances on your new property. And now the new home owner has to add on the expense of maintenance depending on if you are ...
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By Steve, Joel & Steve A. Chain
(Chain Real Estate Investments & Mortgage, Steve & Joel Chain)
Snowfall has returned to the Ski Park and is finally building a base. Snowfall measurements are 28" at the top of Douglas lift and 20" at the Lodge. The snowfall forecast for Mount Shasta looks good through Tuesday. Temperatures are forecast in the 20's and 30's. Have a great week! (January 20,2012). 1/2 day through season pass specials. Mount Shasta Board & Ski Park is the newest ski park in California, after opening in 1985. Opening day is not set, but should be soon. The park's normal hours are 9am - 4pm for day skiing and until 9pm for night skiing . Night skiing CLOSED/ Scheduled to open: SOON!!! See the live webcams for real time snow and road conditions. Present Snow Level Reported: 28" at upper levels Conditions: 0 Lifts: All 0 Open, 4 Closed Terrain: All 425 acres 0 Trails: All...
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By Jeanean Gendron, Specializing in Selling Unique Properties
(The Address Realty)
We all know that it is the content of our blogs and our posts that will bring the Reader. We have many audiences here in the world of blogging. We can write for the real estate Industry, the Consumer or for other businesses. One of the first things you will need to do is to specify who you are writing for. I write Localism for the Consumer. I chose to write to inform and to inspired. I also write about who we are as Realtors and about how we do business. The beautiful thing about blogging is that it allows your Reader to get to know you. Through your posts about short sales and by providing good information and resources to people who are looking for that specific information, you have provided a valuabe service. The same is true of Localism and people looking to relocate to your area....
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By Jeanean Gendron, Specializing in Selling Unique Properties
(The Address Realty)
FIELD THEORY--I often write about the unified field of physics. I put most people to sleep with it but for me it remains and always will be a fascinating topic. The emergent qualities of the field are always manifesting and moving to create some new and wonderful dynamic that will improve the whole of the field. There exists many small tangents that are trying to manifest into that next large emergence of where Nature will go and how it will evolve. ACTIVERAIN COMMUNITY--And so communities can be represented in much the same way. If you choose to look at ActiveRain as the field of emerging tangents of improvement to the field of Real Estate, we are often one of the small tangents that will form and manifest into the next breakthrough element that changes the field. Whether it is techno...
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By Jeanean Gendron, Specializing in Selling Unique Properties
(The Address Realty)
Don't you just love it all....life that is. I love the things of the past and the way it made us who we are and I love living in the present moment and enjoying it all! I also love knowing that how I am living in the present moment is also creating how things will be as I walk through that doorway to the future and new things. Two dear friends showed up in the RAIN recently and I am so happy to see them. One has been away for a while and the other for a few months. It made me smile to see them in my subscribed blog roll. We have journeys to take and things to do but it is so nice meeting back here in the RAIN and catching up. It is a good day for remembering things of the past and enjoying the present that will lead to tomorrow. I am happy for the day.   Loving My ActiveRain Friends - J...
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By Laura Reilly, Home Sales Realtor - Short Sale Team Member - Redd
(Real Living Real Estate Professionals)
House of Blues Redding Ca   House for Sale within walking distance to Sacramento River Access. Tons of interior work already completed, all it needs is a new coat of paint on the outside.   We call it the House of Blues!   New lighting fixtures thru out brighten up every corner.     New easy care flooring, perfect for half acre country living.     Kerosene custom stove efficiently heats the entire cabin.     New appliances in country kitchen.     Glass hutch stays and adds a touch of class and more storage.     Totally remodeled bathroom from the floor to the walls.     Bonus rooms with 1/2 bath almost finished, makes a great office, in law unit or guest room.     Pool for those HOT Redding summers.     Plenty of boat parking, RV and outbuildings for storage.     House of Blues back pat...
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By Jeanean Gendron, Specializing in Selling Unique Properties
(The Address Realty)
Well we have a skinny puppy now. Ginger, our Golden Retriever is quite the hand full when it comes to giving her a haircut. It takes both David and myself to do the job and when we are done...we are all done in. The three of us are completely exhausted and need 24 hours to recover. We have grown tired of the ordeal....all of us. As we have had a heavy load with the HUD work lately, we finally gave in and took her to the Groomers for a bath, haircut and nail trim. We were horribly lonely while she was gone and both felt like there was a hole in our Universe. We called twice to make sure that everything was going well. We picked her up and felt so thankful to have a clean puppy and to have her back with us once again. She seemed to be okay but the next day was somewhat depressed. She has ...
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By Laura Reilly, Home Sales Realtor - Short Sale Team Member - Redd
(Real Living Real Estate Professionals)
Fly fishing on the Sacramento River in Redding Ca is known as a sport by many anglers and a creative outlet by most fly tyiers. Call it as what you want, fly fishing is an outdoor activity created out of the quests of the fishermen themselves, the waters, rivers and lakes they fish, as well as the prize fish that most will catch. Most fishermen often go on the weekends, happy to encounter a fish or during a holiday fishing adventure with their family and friends. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to access the Sacramento River for fly fishing any time you wanted? See Sacramento River Property Here.. http://www.6549clearview.info/ Species of fly fish in the Sacramento River in Redding Ca. Most fly fisherman focus on pursuing a salmon or trout in the Sacramento River although there are many...
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By Jeanean Gendron, Specializing in Selling Unique Properties
(The Address Realty)
...he would astound me with words that weren't only beyond his years, or beyond mine, but were beyond anyones's--beyond the kind of time that ticks away in this green and gray world. Most kids have a special stuffed animal, ratty blanket or dog-eared book they take to sleep with them--and a lot of kids, lacking this talisman, go berserk and scream themselves to sleep. Bill Bob had no one special talisman: Bill Bob had dreefees. None of us ever quite figured out the etymology of that word, but when I asked him years later Bill Bob thought it might be an amalgamation of "dream" and "feed"--food for dreams you might say. The dreefee itself was always some carefully selected relic of the day's adventures, so he had a different dreefee every night. And every bit as important as the dreefee w...
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By Jeanean Gendron, Specializing in Selling Unique Properties
(The Address Realty)
I started working with video at least 3-4 years ago. I have learned so much here in ActiveRain and this would be the same when it comes to video. Shortly have I joined, ActiveRain introduced Mixpo, a web-browser production solution for video. It made video production so much easier and I embraced it. We had tried many different ways to produce video and finally realized that you needed a full-blown Mac and "Final Cut Pro" (video production software for the Mac) in order to be effective at video production. You also needed a great voice and a "Hollywood" persona to go along with it. We had someone back then who was producing video for real estate agents. Fred Light (he has not posted since 2010). He was using a Sony video-cam tape system and after speaking with him we bought the video ca...
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By Jeanean Gendron, Specializing in Selling Unique Properties
(The Address Realty)
You can generate SEO in a formulaic method or you can have fun with SEO. I've come to that part of my life where having fun takes precedence. It it is not fun then I would rather not do it. There is a basic formula for generating SEO in a post. Market or City and state, Category and the Long Tail. With Organic SEO (generated without cost) we use the long tail to narrow into niche markets and come up first in the Google search. The talent comes with knowing your niche well and being knowledgeable and knowing the keywords that bring the Consumer to your work. Those are the boring basics of SEO. When I was learning about SEO....it was anything but boring and so I am being houmous here. SEO is a very important thing to learn and know. Keep up-to-date on it and make sure you understand what ...
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