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About MikeCastleRealtor

Mike Castle Real Estate Broker CalBRE#00620895 Cell: 831-588-1988 Fax: 831-435-7377 E-mail: mike.castle@mikecastle.com www.mikecastle.com Century 21 M&M and Associates 1500 41st Avenue, Suite 100, Capitola, California, 95010

High-end home sales heat up – Median price up to $749,000 in March

SANTA CRUZ >> After months of lagging, the high end of the housing market has taken off in Santa Cruz County, with one in five homes in March sold for more than $1 million. The median price — the midpoint of … Continue reading

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Bidding Wars Loom On Low Inventory

The Bay Area’s housing market looks like it’s headed for a competitive free-for-all this year as a low supply of homes for sale has droves of buyers bidding up prices everywhere. Continue reading

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Median Home Prices and Sales in Santa Cruz County Continue to Rise

Median home prices and sales in Santa Cruz County are continuing to rise! Continue reading

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Zillow takes over Trulia as the $2.5 billion acquisition is finalized

Zillow acquired its competitor Trulia and is now being traded on the NASDAQ as “Z” The Zillow Group Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Continue to Decline in January 2015

Mortgage rates are at their lowest levels since May 2013! Mortgage rates continue to fall for three consecutive weeks in January 2015. Continue reading

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Happy New Year from Mike Castle at Century 21 M&M and Associates!

Happy 2015 from Mike Castle- Real Estate Broker with Century 21 M&M and Associates. Continue reading

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Team Castle has Moved to Century 21 M & M and Associates

After a very successful 12 years with American Dream Realty, I have changed offices to Century 21 M & M and Associates is located at 1500 41st Avenue, Suite 100, Capitola, CA 95010. This new office is located just a … Continue reading

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All’s well that appraises well

An appraisal is an important yet tricky-to-navigate part of the real estate process- ensure you’re getting a fair quote with these expert tips An appraisal is an important part of any real estate transaction.  It helps the seller determine an … Continue reading

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Gift ends long coastal battle

Environmental group donates 5,800-acre expanse to public, protecting it from development Cementing protection for one of the largest privately owned pieces of land on California’s 1,100-mile coastline, a San Francisco environmental group on Monday donated to the public the Coast … Continue reading

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To Purchase or not to purchase earthquake insurance, that is the question

While friends and relatives post their images of frozen, snowbound misery from the Midwest and East Coast, the Bay Area continues to enjoy the advantages of a mild winter with the occasional, though not enough, rain shower.  The test of … Continue reading

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