humboldt county california real estate: 12th Annual Bowl of Beans Dinner, Arcata, Humboldt County, California - 01/14/12 08:09 AM
The City of Arcata Recreation Division with Arcata Elementary School holds the 12th Annual Bowl of Beans Benefit on Monday, Jan. 16 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Arcata Community Center,321 Community Park Way.
This benefit honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and benefits local youth.
Enjoy a dinner of rice and beans from 5 to 6:30 p.m. followed by musical performances and storytelling.
Admission is $6.00 at the door with proceeds benefiting Arcata Recreation’s Arts in the Afternoon Program and Arcata Elementary School’s Art Program.
Raffle tickets are available at the event or at the … (8 comments)

humboldt county california real estate: An 'Upgrade' for your step ladder - 10/18/11 09:39 AM
An 'Upgrade' for your step ladder!
If you are like most homeowners there is at least one step ladder in your garage or shed.  I learned a trick many years ago from an experienced contractor to make carrying a step ladder easy.
He had installed an inexpensive handle on the side of the ladder along with a 'hook and eye fastener' to keep the ladder closed as he carried it.  The handle was installed about half way down the wide ladder rail. 
All he had to do was to make sure the ladder rails were 'hooked' together, pick up the … (1 comments)

humboldt county california real estate: Annual Humboldt County, California Redwoods Marathon - 10/16/11 05:58 AM
Annual Humboldt County, California Redwoods Marathon, Today at 9:00 AM!
Six Rivers Running Club Presents the 33rd Annual Humboldt Redwoods Marathon, Half Marathon, & 5KCome run with us along the Avenue of the Giants in the scenic Humboldt Redwoods State Park. Run beneath a canopy of some of the worlds largest and most beautiful trees. The Pacific Association of USA Track & Field Half Marathon Championship In all Divisions.
For additional information or to register go to this website; http://www.active.com/running/weott-ca/humboldt-redwoods-marathon-half-marathon-and-5k-2011
This is an exciting marathon passing through some of the finest old growth Redwoods in Northern California! 
An excellent event … (8 comments)

humboldt county california real estate: Friends of the Arcata, California Library Book Sale - 10/15/11 08:27 AM
Friends of the Arcata, California Library Book Sale!  Today!
The Friends of the Arcata Library are having their fall book sale on Saturday, October 15 from ten o’clock until four o’clock. 
The sale will be held at Arcata Library located at 500 7th Street. 
Get a head start on shopping for Christmas! 
There will be a wide variety of high quality books at low prices, come early for the best selection.  After two o’clock all books will be a buck a bag. 
All proceeds to benefit the Arcata Library.
This is an important event and there will … (9 comments)

humboldt county california real estate: Wind, Waves and Wood Benefit Show at the Mattole Valley Community Center - 10/14/11 09:51 AM
“Wind, Waves and Wood”, an Art Exhibition / Benefit by Artists John McAbery and Gretchen Bunker at the Mattole Valley Community Center, 29230 Mattole Road, Petrolia, California
Today, tomorrow and Sunday from 1:00PM until 8:00 PM
Free Flowing Hand Carved Bay Laurel Sculptures inspired by the Beauty and Power of the Ocean…New and Past Works by Local Wood Artist, John McAbery.
Sculpture Designs, Art Posters, Prints and Cards by Gretchen Bunker.
John lives and carves in his small hand built ocean side cabin without electricity, phone or road access on the remote and rugged Lost Coast. He hand carves all of … (10 comments)

humboldt county california real estate: Humboldt Rose Society, Weeks Roses Presentation - 10/13/11 04:54 AM
Humboldt Rose Society, Weeks Roses Presentation
October meeting and program:  “New Roses for 2012”One of the country’s preeminent growers of bareroot roses, Weeks Roses, is providing a photo presentation for the Humboldt Rose Society’s program on Thursday, October 13, 2011. 
Meeting at Christ Episcopal Church, 15th and H Streets, Eureka, California at 7:00 p.m., the program is “New Roses for 2012.” 
In addition, it will include some favorites that are already known to do well in this area.  Some lucky person will win the door prize, which will be a certificate for one of those new 2012 roses when … (10 comments)

humboldt county california real estate: CASA Training Class, Humboldt County, California - 10/12/11 06:22 AM
CASA Training Class, Humboldt County, California is starting October 18, 2011
Train to be a 'Court-Appointed Special Advocate'.
CASA of Humboldt is recruiting volunteers to advocate for children in foster care throughout Humboldt County. Sign up for the fall advocacy training class being held from October 18 to November 17, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-9 p.m..
CASA volunteers are the eyes and ears for the judge and a voice for a child in court. Volunteers can make a difference for these abused and neglected children with just a few hours of time each week. 
For more information or an … (10 comments)

humboldt county california real estate: Humboldt Internet Marketing Group, Eureka, California, Today! - 10/11/11 11:01 AM
Humboldt Internet Marketing Group, Eureka, California
The Humboldt Internet Marketing Group presents “Just in Time for the Holidays-Holiday Promotions Using Internet Marketing” on Tuesday, October 11 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Wharfinger Building, Marina Room, 1 Marina Way, Eureka.  
Joining Emanuel Rose of Strategic eMarketing are Courtney Keeney, Marketing Coordinator at HealthSPORT, Bill Prescott, Marketing Manager at Los Bagels and Jessica Gillette, IT Manager at C. Crane Co. who will discuss promotions, offers, sales and Internet deals, what works and what doesn’t.  
If you are looking for more than just “Likes” this presentation will be valuable.
The panel … (8 comments)

humboldt county california real estate: Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge; Ma-le’l Dunes Unit Grand Opening - 10/10/11 07:55 PM
Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge;  Ma-le’l Dunes Unit Grand Opening!
Saturday, October 15th, 2011 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM.
Meet at the Bureau of Land Management Ma-le’l Dunes South Parking Area off of Young Lane in Manila and shuttle, walk or bicycle .7 miles north.
Shuttles will run 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 and 3:00 to 4:00.
A brief program will begin at 1:45.
The day will include music, light refreshments, informative displays and fun, educational activities for all ages including guided walks beginning at 2:15 p.m.
This will be your opportunity to visit the newest addition to the Humboldt Bay … (6 comments)

humboldt county california real estate: Keep your home "New" on the market - 10/10/11 07:27 PM
Keep your home "New" on the market
While your home is on the market; make the following are a part of your daily routine.
1. Make sure the real estate sign is straight. 
2.  Keep the grass trimmed around the sign base.
3. Keep the sign clean. Clean signs always look like they are on "new" listings. Keep a roll of paper towels and spray cleaner handy.
4. Keep the brochure box stocked, but do not over fill it. Ask the agent for additional copies and keep them handy.
5. If your home has "arrow signs" at corners, check on them each … (8 comments)

humboldt county california real estate: Will your home have a "Locked Room"? - 10/10/11 07:10 PM
This week another home came on the market with a 'locked' room.  The MLS showing instructions said; "show the house and if your clients like it, the listing agent will make arrangements to have the 'locked' room shown".  There was no other explanation.
This is a family home (I did a drive by), not the type of home that would have a 'grow' room or a drug lab.
I find it difficult to believe that the owners and the listing agent believe that buyers would make a second trip to the home to see one room.
If you will be placing … (10 comments)

humboldt county california real estate: Considering replacing a 'window'? - 10/10/11 06:56 PM
Most window replacements are done in 'older' homes.  These 'older' home may have other problems that should be addressed.
If your future plans include a window replacement, here are some items to consider before you start. 
1. Is there insulation in the wall cavities?  Would removing and replacing drywall allow you to insulate the wall?
2.  If you do chose to remove drywall, what does the electrical service look like?  Should you add outlets, should you replace two wire circuits with 'grounded' three wire?
3. Is there plumbing in the wall.  Does it need to be upgraded?
4. Should part … (5 comments)

humboldt county california real estate: A 'Roof Inspection' this fall! - 10/10/11 06:40 PM
Most homebuyers at least consider a roof inspection at the time they purchase their home.  In most cases after a home is purchased, the buyer then forgets about the roof until they have a problem.
Having the roof inspected by a Licensed Roofing Contractor every two years can prevent many roof problems.  In areas with heavy amounts of rainfall or high winds, every year would be a good idea.  The cost of a roof inspection is small in comparison to the repair cost of a major water leak into the home.The inspection would revel potential problems that could be easily corrected.  From … (6 comments)

humboldt county california real estate: The paint on your window ledges - 10/10/11 06:21 PM
This is the time of the year to inspect the paint on your window ledges.  While you still have good weather to repair and repaint them.
The window ledges tend to retain water longer that other parts of the exterior of your home and they do receive more sun in the summer.
The rain and the sun tend to destroy the paint on your window ledges.  Check them for cracks in the paint or sections of paint that are lifting.  If you find a damaged area, repaint it before the winter rains come. 
Your window ledges will last longer … (4 comments)

humboldt county california real estate: Your 'file' at the Building Department - 10/10/11 06:09 PM
Thinking of selling your home in the near future?  One question to ask yourself is "What's in your 'homes' file at the building department"?  The local building department usually has a file on every home in its jurisdiction.
You may want to go review the information in that file before an underwriter sends an appraiser to look at it.
Buyers loan underwriters are taking a good look at appraisals and may request additional information on your home if questions arise.  That may include information in the file at the building department.
Go check it out while you have time to have … (1 comments)

humboldt county california real estate: Building a Shop on your property, include a bathroom in the plans - 10/10/11 06:01 PM
Adding a garage or a shop to your home?  Before you pour the slab, give some thought to adding a bathroom!  A bathroom in your new garage or shop will take up only a small amount of space.  Yes, it will need both a water line and a line to the sewer or septic but the additional cost to install them is minimal.  Going to Home Depot or Lowe's and purchasing an inexpensive sink, vanity, toilet and shower will not break the bank.  And small water heaters are inexpensive.
It will add additional value to your home if you decide to sell in the … (3 comments)

humboldt county california real estate: Input from the 'Pest' Inspector - 10/10/11 02:00 PM
As much as possible I have my clients attend the Structural Pest Inspection of the property they are considering purchasing.  In some cases the seller is providing the inspection and we are not informed of the date and time of the inspection.
But in most cases the buyers have the opportunity to be present when the inspection is completed.
The reason to be present for the inspection has nothing to do with making sure the inspector does a good job.  Rather, it is to be there to record suggestions made by the inspector.  Most inspectors have a wealth of knowledge … (6 comments)

humboldt county california real estate: A "Buyers" Phone Number List - 10/10/11 01:44 PM
One item I provide my buyers at closing is a phone number list.  The list starts with the important numbers, telephone company, cable TV company, power company etc.  It continues with phone numbers for lumber yards, hardware stores, tire centers, grocery stores etc.  Any service that they might require in a hurry on moving day.
I add the address of the business and brief driving directions to the list and the web site for the utility companies.
I provide the list to people relocating to the area and also to clients already living in the area.  Clients already in the area may not remember where … (5 comments)

humboldt county california real estate: Community Media Center Orientation, Eureka, California, Saturday, October 15th, 2011 - 10/09/11 08:06 AM
Community Media Center Orientation, Eureka, California, Saturday, October 15th, 2011.
From 10:00 AM until Noon at the Access Humboldt Community Media Center located behind Eureka High School
Learn about the Access Media resources available at Access Humboldt — including recording studio, field equipment, editing stations, cable TV channels, online archives, and more.
Get the scope on Access Humboldt’s history, mission, operation, procedures, and learn how YOU can get involve with local media productions, free speech advocacy and making this community health and informed.
The Community Media Center (CMC) Orientation is a prerequisite for all other training (field productions, video editing, studio production … (6 comments)

humboldt county california real estate: Freshwater, California Fall Festival - 10/08/11 04:40 AM
Freshwater Elementary School’s Annual Fall Festival will take place on Saturday, October 8, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m at Freshwater Elementary School, 75 Greenwood Heights Drive in Freshwater.
There is no admission fee.
This event will feature music by a DJ, a silent auction, carnival games for the kids, prizes, a cake walk with homemade baked goods, as well as a Mexican food lunch.
This family-friendly event, sponsored by the Freshwater Community Club, will raise funds for the Community Club to promote Freshwater School District’s activities.
Come eat, enjoy music with Beau D.J. and M.C,. and play carnival … (8 comments)

 
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