9 Jul 2018

New Construction in Santa Cruz County (July, 2018)

The advantages of newer homes are obvious: less maintenance, newer appliances, “smart” features, and often times, “greener” structures. Additionally, if you work with the builder you can customize the home to your taste.   If you are interested in buying a newer home in Santa Cruz county (5 years or younger) you may be in luck. Multiple housing projects throughout the county are either underway or have been recently completed and we’ve compiled a list

2 Aug 2017

Owning a Vacation Rental in Santa Cruz County

Have you ever considered Vacation Rentals? Are you considering purchasing a second home, or currently own one? Do you have an extra room or portion of your house or duplex available? Santa Cruz County, with all of its many splendors ranging from gorgeous coastlines and legendary surf spots, to majestically scenic redwood drives and hikes, to iconic landmarks and family-friendly entertainment, provides a great opportunity to venture into the proposition of gaining extra income from

28 Jun 2017

Changing Vacation Rental Laws in Santa Cruz City

This just in: this Thursday, June 29th, at 7:00 p.m. the Santa Cruz City Planning Commission will consider new rules to govern short-term vacation rentals (included Airbnb and VRBO properties). The Planning Commission is taking a long, hard look at the affordable housing crisis in Santa Cruz City. Their decisions will have a direct impact on propertyowner’s ability to take part in the vacation rental program in the City.   The City Planning Commission elected