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I hope you will find the following snapshot of local Real Estate inventory interesting. The table represents aggregated values based on MLS data for the specified date. Housing Inventory Snapshot May 30, 08   Average List Price Median List Price Average Days On Market Santa Clara County, CA Singl...
Well I was surprised to hear that San Jose/Sunnyvale and San Francisco area was in the top 10 for being green.  This is according to researchers at the Brookings Institution   who stated that emissions of carbon dioxide per capita are lower in our area!  They say it's due to our use of mass trans...
The site is for the mortgage professional.  I've used this site a few times when trying to place a loan that might be difficult.  You must be a member for the site to have value.  Of course being a premium member has its best advantage.  Has anyone out there tried this site?  I'm looking for how ...
Last weekend I attended the Watsonville air show with my family. What a great time we had. Watching the old planed give a demonstration was fun to watch. The crowd got a big kick out of the flying lawn mower. I tried to film it but it didn't come out as well as I would have liked. This was my fir...
Last weekend we enjoyed another "Boogie on the Bayou event".  The event is hosted by the Campbell Chamber of Commerce.  2008 was the 30th anniversary for the Chamber's Spring Festivals.     The event was well attended by the community.  The weather was perfect, not too hot and warm enough to feel...
Last weekend we attended the air show in Watsonville.  We were concerned about attending the event due to the Wildfires in the Santa Cruz Mountains.  Even with the fires looming above us the air quality was fine.  I heard this morning the fire is now 85% contained. As you can see from the picture...
I just heard about a group of telemarketers calling to solicit consumers for credit card loss protect insurance. They ask the consumer for their credit card number and other personal information as part of the insurance process.  The sad truth is this type of scam works.  I guess with all the med...
A blonde female gets pulled over by a female blonde cop.  The blonde cop asked for the blonde's drivers.  The blonde driver said, "What does the driver license look like?"  the cop said, " its small and rectangular".  The blonde driver pulled out a small rectangular mirror and handed it to the bl...
I heard on the news this morning some additional foreclosure scams.  Squatters seems to have become a big problem in our vacant home foreclosures.  Once they find out the home is in foreclosure and is abandoned, the squatters move in. A second issue is scammers.  When these crooks find out the ho...
A good message for cell phone users.  Isn't that pretty much everyone? There are a few things that can be done in times of grave emergencies. Your mobile phone can actually be a life saver or an emergency tool for survival. Check out the things that you can do with it.FIRST Emergency The Emergenc...

Dorene Shirley

Silicon Valley Real Estate
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