Moving Your Parents

  Sorry, Nobody Wants Your Parents’ Stuff Advice for boomers desperate to unload family heirlooms  The hard truth that others in their 50s and 60s need to know: Nobody wants the prized possessions of your parents — not even you or your kids. Admittedly, that’s an exaggeration. But it’s not far off, due to changing [...]

Moving Your Parents2018-10-03T23:29:04+00:00

What Are Senior Move Managers?

  How a Senior Move Manager Can Help Your Parents Relocate Your folks may be more willing to take a pro's advice than yours When Kathleen Key of Los Gatos, Ca.  helped her parents move from Florida to California five years ago, she faced a daunting task. “They had lived in the same house since [...]

What Are Senior Move Managers?2018-10-03T23:29:05+00:00

Real Estate Market Update San Francisco Bay Area

Will the Bay Area economy remain strong in 2017? What’s in store for commercial and residential real estate? How will Trump’s election affect our region? The ‘Bay Area’ Defined What is the Bay Area exactly? Which housing markets are included in this forecast? For reporting purposes, we are using the “textbook” definition of the San [...]

Real Estate Market Update San Francisco Bay Area2018-10-03T23:29:05+00:00

Buyer/ Seller Real Estate Tips From The Trotter Team

  With the economy on a slow rise back to normalcy, many are still unsure of whether they should be buying or selling a home. Despite the uneasiness you may feel, you don’t necessarily have to stay put. With low mortgage interest rates, it is the perfect time for first-time buyers, investors and existing homeowners [...]

Buyer/ Seller Real Estate Tips From The Trotter Team2018-10-03T23:29:05+00:00

First Time Home Buyers Guide for Californians

  With current mortgage rates low and demand for homes high, it’s a sellers' market in Santa Clara County but its changing in Nevada County . Although anywhere, the right home at the right price sells quickly. As a first time home buyer, you want to enter this market with as much knowledge as possible. One [...]

First Time Home Buyers Guide for Californians2018-10-03T23:29:05+00:00

Goldmining in Nevada County

The California Gold Rush..... what an era in American history!  Discovery of gold in 1848 carried California’s name around the globe. Nevada County produced twice as much gold as any other of the 12 gold producing counties in California since the gold rush at $440,000,000 from 1848 to 1965. For the most part, prospectors found [...]

Goldmining in Nevada County2018-10-03T23:29:05+00:00

Lake Wildwood Pickleball Club Raises over $6800 for Nevada County Hospital Foundation

  PickleballCentral “All Heart” Award: The Lake Wildwood Pickleball Club, Penn Valley, California   PickleballCentral likes to acknowledge pickleball clubs who give back to the community. We extend our appreciation and our All Heart Award to the Lake Wildwood Pickleball Club for their efforts to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness month. On October 1, 2016 [...]

Lake Wildwood Pickleball Club Raises over $6800 for Nevada County Hospital Foundation2018-10-03T23:29:05+00:00

Nevada County Neighborhood Hiking Trails

  Hiking & Local Trails  Nevada City is fortunate enough to have the Tahoe National Forest as its back yard. With over 655 miles of accessible trails, numerous State Parks,  National Forest camp sites and unlimited lakes, rivers and streams for fishing enthusiasts, and hikers. Castle Peak, Grouse Ridge and the Sierra Buttes areas host [...]

Nevada County Neighborhood Hiking Trails2018-10-03T23:29:06+00:00

Guess Who’s Driving Confidence in the Housing Market Now

The dream of homeownership remains a strong one among younger renters. As the housing recovery continues, Americans are growing more confident in the housing market in general. And that confidence comes in part from a potentially surprising source: Millennial renters, who to date have been perceived by many as largely uninterested in and/or unable to [...]

Guess Who’s Driving Confidence in the Housing Market Now2018-10-03T23:29:06+00:00

What you need to know about who is Buying Homes

There’s always a lot of news around housing numbers. Whether home sales are up or down, hot or cold, when they’re released, housing numbers grab headlines. According to the most recent numbers from the National Association of Realtors, nearly 5 million homes will be sold in 2014. That’s a lot of homes! One thing that [...]

What you need to know about who is Buying Homes2018-10-03T23:29:06+00:00