Santa Cruz Real Estate Digest, Ed. 40
In This Month's Issue
Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, and Monterey Real Estate Market Stats

 Election Results – Housing Related Measures in Santa Cruz and California

 Ready to Sell? How To Make The Most Money From Home Renovations

Easing Building Code Regulations in California – CA SB 1226

A New Way to Look at Housing in a Changing Climate
Real Estate Market Statistics

For Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, and Monterey

These reports contain average and median home prices, real estate market trends and statistics, information about mortgage rates and much more.




Election Results – Housing Related Measures in Santa Cruz and California
Now that the election season has passed and a majority of the votes have been counted, where do we stand with the many local and statewide housing-related ballot measures? Below we’ve summarized both Santa Cruz County and California ballot measures and proposition results, and what each means for our local market. We've also included an update on the City's plan to expand the tenant relocation assistance law in wake of Measure M failing to pass.
Ready to Sell? How To Make The Most Money From Home Renovations
“Where do I put my money and time when fixing up my home?” This is one of the most important questions that our clients ask us when they are ready to sell their Santa Cruz Real Estate. We’d like to share some valuable tips and resources that we’ve gathered over the years.
Easing Building Code Regulations in California

Thanks to CA Senate Bill 1226 , it has become easier to make a unit legal. In simple terms, SB 1226 allows building officials to recognize an illegal unit as an existing residential building and apply the codes in effect when the building was first built in order to issue a building permit.
Christine's Corner - A New Way to Look at Housing in a Changing Climate
For those that acknowledge the science behind Climate Change, these two words ignite a deep concern in the hearts of many. This is especially true as we watch community members in both Northern and Southern California losing their homes to rampant wildfires. What does Climate Change mean for housing, and how can we adapt? Is there room for hope? These questions, and more, are answered here:

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