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I fly into and outof Austin twice a year and look forward to trying a new restaurant every time. Austin is a great casual restaurant town. Last time I went I took my parents to Hopdoddy. It's a burger and beer joint, but, wow!, what burgers and beers! They grind their own meat, bake their own buns, make their own ice cream. And the interior has a modern,
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Big surf this morning at Steamer Lane.
Thie following site has been in the news for a few weeks, but it is funny and creative: Bad Lip Reading
They use videos of the presidential candidates and replace the audio with new words that match the lip movements of the video and use voices that are very close to the originals. Very
Jan 02 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Real Estate, California Economics by member364276 | Comment (0)
Bay Area homes have lost more than a third of a trillion dollars in value since the housing bubble burst about four years ago. And in the process, they have taken a big chunk of the economy with them.
During the boom, homeowners borrowed against that mountain of money, fueling a huge surge in everything from yacht sales in Silicon Valley to home heating
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Hello World. It is a beautiful, sunny and surprisingly warm day here in Santa Cruz. It is great to be able to open all the windows and let the fresh air in on a winter's day. Life is returning to normal after all the holiday activities. While it is great to have relatives visit, celebrate and catch up on what's happened over the year, it is also great to
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Home prices in 20 U.S. cities probably declined at a slower pace and consumer confidence improved, signs the economy gained strength heading into 2012, economists said before reports this week.
Property values dropped 3.2 percent in October from the same month in 2010, the smallest year-over-year decrease since January, according to the median forecast of
Dec 24 Published in Remembrance, Reflections by Purple | Comment (0)
California Pending Home Sales Decline in November, but Year-to-Year Sales Post Higher for Seventh StPublished in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Real Estate, Foreclosure, California Economics by member364276 | Comment (0)
Pending home sales in California fell in November but were up from the previous year for the seventh consecutive month. Additionally, distressed home sales dropped in November from both the previous month and year, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS(R) (C.A.R.) reported today.
Pending home sales: California pending home sales fell 9.1 percent in
Dec 20 Published in Local Doings, Holidays, Cruzioworks by Cruzio Reporter | Comment (0)
Local. Artistic. Small business.
Dec 15 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Real Estate, Mortgage by member364276 | Comment (0)
Within the last year conventional lending programs have lessened their strict lending requirements, but that doesn't mean that obtaining a conventional home loan has become any easier. In fact, conventional lending is just as unaffordable and inaccessible as it has ever been to the average American which has led many to either avoid homeownership altogether
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Cory's first entry(Bay); Woman pursued by alien cockroach.
Sleeping in Saturday by Alex (SV)
Full Moon xmas shopping by Shawn (Pacific)
Christmas ear by Shelly
Dec 13 Published in Unique Food, stuff we like, stuff we all need, healthy chocolate, Health Care, Gourmet Food, Foodie by O Chocolate | Comment (0)
Get started today and boost your energy naturally with some Xocai artisan chocolate.
People around Santa Cruz are finding that finally they can do something amazing for their health and still eat or drink wonderful healthy chocolate. A lot of companies tout artisan chocolate, but miss the mark on the health benefits that good dark chocolate can deliver.
Dec 12 Published in Remembrance, Reflections by Purple | Comment (0)
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Since the beginning of the house-price crash in 2007, analyst after analyst has predicted that "the bottom" in house prices is just around the corner - only to be wrong every time.
But now, finally, it looks as though house prices may actually be nearing a bottom. Why?
Because, after falling nearly 35% from their 2007 peak, nationwide house prices are finally
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Nov 29 Published in Unique Food, stuff we like, really good food, Local Business, healthy chocolate, Health Care, Gourmet Food, Foodie, business opportunity by O Chocolate | Comment (0)
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Nov 28 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
Commercial real estate markets have been relatively flat this year, but improving fundamentals mean a more positive trend is expected in 2012, according to the National Association of Realtors.
Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, said there is little change in most of the commercial market sectors. "Vacancy rates are flat, leasing is soft and concessions