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8 Priciest Home Sales In Santa Cruz County In 2018

8 Priciest Home Sales In Santa Cruz County In 2018

The Bay Area is one of the priciest housing markets in the country and for good reason. Have you seen what an amazing place this is to live? 

With a current median sales price of $865,000 homes in diverse Santa Cruz County are more than double the national price, though a relative basement bargain compared to neighboring counties in the Bay Area.

Santa Cruz County Schools & Their Rankings: Should You Trust The Scores?

Santa Cruz County Schools & Their Rankings: Should You Trust The Scores?

As a parent of children in the local schools in the San Lorenzo Valley (Felton, Ben Lomond, Brookdale and Boulder Creek) I was nervous when I first saw the school rankings of the local schools. We had decided to move back here in 2011.  At the time SLV Elementary was struggling with a 6 on the ranking system. Middle of the road at best. What I quickly found out was that the score really didn't reflect that attitude of the school, the teacher's passion for their work and the level of parent involvement in the classrooms.