Thank you for visiting today. If this is your first visit, take your time and look around. I have plenty of information and resources available to you. If you are a return visitor, thank you. I would love to hear from you and tell you how I can serve all your real estate needs.

Celeste Faraola Perie
Owner, Real Estate Broker (DRE#1077450)
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Why Do Buyers Need Title Insurance? Courtesy of First American Title Co

Have you ever wondered why buyers need title insurance? The home may be new to the buyer, but every property has a history. A thorough title search can help uncover any title defects tied to the property. And, subject to the terms of the policy, the title... Read more

Seabright Information for March 1st, 2018

Dear Seabright Neighbor As a member of the Police Chief’s advisory board, I thought I would share some new SCPD information as well as a Real Estate update about the Seabright Neighborhood. SCPD: The SCPD is reorganizing into NEIGHBORHOOD POLICIN... Read more

State of the City by Martin Bernal, City Manager

Below please find a March 2018 progress report for the City of Santa Cruz. Thanks for reading and visitng us at Schooner Realty's blog Celeste Faraola Perie, Broker & Owner Schooner Realty 831-239-4646 or From the city of... Read more

Holiday Happenings

As we all know, Santa Cruz County is known for its Halloween festivities year after year, but what about the rest of the holiday season? This holiday season is filled with more activities, events, and service projects than ever before! Santa Cruz is not o... Read more

Summer Project: Your Own She Shed

What’s a She Shed you ask? It’s the latest answer to the Man Cave. Women are carving out a space of their own for gardening, art and crafts, writing or just relaxing away from their families. There is even a new book which suggests different... Read more

Get Ready for 2017!!

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to sell your current home and/or to buy a new nest? Maybe you are not ready to answer that question but have vowed to start decluttering and thinking about a possible next step We at Schooner have lots of expe... Read more

Market Update for October 2016

The California Association of Realtors is calling it the New Normal: the housing market in Santa Cruz is characterized by two factors: (1) a lack of supply due in part to Baby Boomers staying in their homes and the state’s tax structure discouragin... Read more

Fall at Schooner Realty

Fall is here and the cooler weather seems to have rolled in. With the arrival of our first rain, Schooner Realty is settling into the season and hosting two upcoming events. On October 31st, stop by between 2-5 pm for a Halloween treat. We love to see all... Read more