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Do having animals at home make you a better person? 0

Posted on 2, October 2019

in Category Home

Does having animals at home make you a better person? Arthur Schopenhauer said “Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character”. When we moved to the country, we knew animals would be a big part of our family. Little did I know how big a part they would play.   Not all homes are a good place for animals. Our home in the heart of gold country Colfax, California was built with animals in mind.  First the 1 acre plus property was fully fenced. That was a big help when giving the animals freedom to explore the land [&hellip

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Meadow Vista home for sale 1

Posted on 18, May 2016

in Category Foothill CA, Horse property, Real Estate, Selling property

Meadow Vista home for sale The home buying process is a way to go from wanting to own a house to actually buying a home. Each step along the way will get you closer to your goal of home ownership. The Retail way of selling a house is finding the highest paying buyer. Buyers who want a home pay the most for real estate. There are many more homes for sale in Auburn California. Havilah can find the home of your dreams. Just contact Havilah or Coffee Real Estate to find your Auburn home

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The MLS 0

Posted on 12, May 2016

in Category Home, News, Real Estate, Selling property

Homes for Sale The MLS is were they are found! The acronym MLS is short for the Multiple Listing Service. The Multiple Listing Service is where most homes for sale are found. The MLS is a database of properties available for sale and represented by a real estate agent. The Multiple Listing Service in northern California area including Sacramento is MetroList. Each area has a different name for their MLS. The MLS is the most important tool for people looking to buy a home. The Multiple Listing Service has the most up to date list of properties for sale in [&hellip

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Mello-Roos property tax California 0

Posted on 11, September 2013

in Category Communities, Home, Investment Real Estate, Loans, Mortgage, News, Qualifying, Real Estate

California Mello-Roos Property Tax Mello-Roos was signed into law in 1982 as a way to gain funding for new communities after Proposition 13 inhibited the raising of property taxes in California.  Though it isn’t technically a property tax, it is an additional tax that is applied to properties in newly developed areas.  The money is used to build the necessary facilities, utilities, roads, and the like for new towns.  This keeps the cost of development for the new town on the shoulders of the persons living there. Because Mello-Roos is independent of the property tax that is protected by Prop [&hellip

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Horse EPA Equine Property Academy 0

Posted on 23, July 2013

in Category Horse property, News, Real Estate

The New Horse EPA–“Equine Property Academy”   Housing Sacramento Magazine’s (HSM) establishes the new horse EPA or “Equine Property Academy” center for horse ranch information in California. This EPA will give horse owners timely knowledge about available horse properties and their features.   The Equine Property Academy provides, free of charge, material about horse properties for sale, the detail of those properties, insights into horse property’s features, local horse tails, detail information about barns, arenas, pastures, fences and other ranch elements.   Horse properties are one of the most complicated real estate purchases homeowners can make. Horse ranches are not [&hellip

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California rural area fire fee 0

Posted on 16, March 2013

in Category Communities, Horse property, News, Real Estate

The California rural area fire prevention fee not tax deductible The IRS’s Office of General Counsel said the California rural area fire prevention fee is not tax deductible. The IRS said that the fee didn’t qualify as a deductible real property tax because it was imposed only against specific property to provide a local benefit. It also was imposed only against property in areas where the state provided fire protection services, not on all property within the state’s jurisdiction. And it did not qualify as a deduction because it was not based property value or structure size — instead, the [&hellip

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foothill horse property Wash Racks 1

Posted on 7, March 2013

in Category Foothill CA, Horse property

Wash Racks Part of a great foothill horse property By Havilah Parisi Pony.Estate There are many key elements to making a great barn in the Northern California foothills. One of them is the wash rack. A wash rack is a place to rinse off or give your horse a bath. There are many wash racks in the horse world. A wash rack can be just a post and a slab of concrete and a hose. But that is very elemental. There are several things that go into a great wash rack. The absolute main thing about wash racks is the [&hellip

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Northern California horse property 1

Posted on 23, February 2013

in Category Foothill CA, Horse property

Northern California horse property and Texas horse property have some key differences. By Havilah Parisi Pony.Estate I recently went to Texas and while I was there I took a horse lesson. I noticed some differences in Northern California horse properties and Texas properties. Northern California horse property and Texas horse property have some natural features contrasts. California foothill properties are a little more scenic.  Texas horse property tends to be much larger with more open spaces. I have ridden in the California foothills for 9 years. I enjoy the trees that surround the barns, the brisk mornings where your hands go [&hellip

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