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Could anyone offer advice on finding affordable homes in or near Santa Cruz, we're from Portland, OR

In 2007 our home was appraised at $420, we owe $200 on the mortgage due to our refninancing for an unexpected emergency.  We're not sure what the value would be today.  We've dreamed of living in the Santa Cruz aarea for years, and have been wondering if now is the time for us to try...
  • August 26 2009 - Santa Cruz
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Thank you Curt.  We will surely keep you and this information in mind. I'll be sending you our email.

Thanks again!
  • September 07 2009
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Now is probably the best it's been for quite a while for buyers here. You should know that what you get for the $ here is not what you get in Oregon. Prices in the city of Santa Cruz pretty much start at $500k for a single family home, and go up from there. There are other areas that are less, like the San Lorenzo Valley or Watsonville. If you'd like to receive listings e-mailed to you automatically, call or e-mail me with your criteria. I've lived here since 1980, and it's the best! But you probably know that...
  • August 26 2009
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