April 2014

Found 10 blog entries for April 2014.

One of the things that attracts residents to Nevada County is the natural beauty of the region. With two national forests in the county, a stunning view of the Sierra Nevadas, and Martis Creek Lake, the county appeals to those who want the beauty of California’s climate mixed with the historic appeal of the gold rush communities.

Nevada County borders the state of Nevada, and mapmakers have noted that the county’s borders somewhat resemble a drawing of a Derringer pistol, one of the many weapons popular among miners seeking to protect their claims in the mid-19th century gold rush.

More modern residents looking for Nevada County real estate are often attracted by high tech companies that do business here. Technology has been a part of Nevada County

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A history buff will find plenty of exciting spots to visit when beginning to look at Nevada County real estate. The beautiful scenery of this area coupled with the many historical attractions make Nevada County a great place to live, work, learn and play.

Empire Mine State Historic Park pays homage to the men and women who settled and worked in the area in the 1800s. Mineyard Living History volunteers dress in period costumes while portraying what life was like for the gold miners, blacksmiths, and settlers. A traditional Miner’s Picnic with entertainment, equipment demonstrations, antique cars, a cake walk, and children’s activities is held during the summer.

Alta Sierra Biblical Gardens, a peaceful non-denominational setting, is a welcome haven for

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Now that you've verified your user account and have access to all of our websites Free Real Estate Webtools you might wan to start by getting yourself acquainted with your Dashboard. This is where all of your account information is stored including properties you have saved as Favorites and Saved Searches. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to access your Dashboard and where to locate your information.

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Nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts will find fresh air and plenty of activity when searching for Placer County homes listed with California realty companies. There is always something to do for active singles, retirees, or families who relocate to the area.


Enjoy breathtaking offerings on the scenic Miner’s Ravine Nature Trail which is open to joggers, bikers or anyone who is simply out to walk the family dog.  Keep up with a fitness regime by running or walking on the many trails and back roads in Placer County. Mountain biking is a physical challenge on the American River bike trail. Take a family break and picnic while day hiking in the Tahoe National Forest. The Granite Chief Wilderness area is a protected environment with granite

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The Map Search feature of our California Real Estate Property Search Tool can be very useful if you are looking for a home in a very specific area or in proximity to a location or amenity (ie: schools or a highway). If you want to learn how to get the most from this search feature watch this video tutorial. You might start looking at your home search from a different perspective.

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Once you've explored the basic features of our California Real Estate Property Search Tool, you may want to create a more advanced search. Watch this tutorial and learn how to fine tune or expand your search using the advanced features of our Property Search Tool. You could be quite surprised by what you find.

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Grass Valley, California is a quaint small town that was listed in Time Magazine as one of the top ten places in America to live. Homes in Grass Valley tend to sell quickly, not just because it is a small town or because it was listed in Time Magazine, but because of the historic atmosphere. From old-fashioned hospitality to some of the most famous gold mines in history, Grass Valley reminds Americans of the way life used to be, when times were much simpler.

History plays an important role in any area. Grass Valley just happens to boast the Empire Mine State Historic Park, where visitors can see detailed elements of the California Gold Rush. The Empire Mine was one of the most popular mines in California, because it also happened to be one of the most

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The town of Roseville, CA is getting more popular by the minute. It isn't just that this is a great place to live; it's a great place to cultivate a new kind of lifestyle. In many communities, people tend to work out in their homes; people in Roseville have learned to combine fitness with community and take it to a whole other level.

Consider the Saturday Art Walk that happens every 3rd Saturday of the month between six and nine in the evenings. Businesses stay open and welcome visitors to see the latest artwork of community artists. The community gets to support local artisans, while getting exercise at the same time. It's a great way to meet other members of the community, get out of the house and support local businesses of all types, while enjoying

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What will we do when we get there is always something to consider when looking for a new home. When you’re looking at Granite Bay real estate, the answer is: Plenty!

This California community offers something for everyone, and many community events intended to help you have some fun and get acquainted with your neighbors. Every Tuesday, for instance, you can pick up some fresh produce at the community farmers market. On the second Thursday of every month, the community plays host to food trucks, giving your family a chance to enjoy the gourmet and mundane in the almost carnival atmosphere of a food truck gathering.

For retirees and older adults considering Granite Bay, the community has an active adult club called the Gloves and Shovels Garden Club to

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If natural beauty, the environment and California history are among your passions, consider looking at Rocklin homes for sale.

Even with the natural beauty that is all of California, Rocklin manages to set itself apart as a diverse look at the state’s geography. From the granite quarry in the Secret Ravine, to open spaces and wetlands reserved by the city to promote natural beauty within it, looking at Rocklin homes can be an exercise in nature appreciation.

The community’s dedication to preserving the California environment is second only to its dedication to preserving California history. Rocklin happily traces its roots to the California Gold Rush, and many of the areas of town are at least named for the types of immigrants who once lived here.

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