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Celeste Faraola Perie
Owner, Real Estate Broker (DRE#1077450)
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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

August 2016 Sales Insights

Although the Santa Cruz County real estate scene still suffers from too few homes on the market, August saw an uptick in sales. We had 199 closings on single family homes in last month. In July only 148 homes changed hands; In August of 2015 the number ... Read more

Santa Cruz Market Cooling Slightly?

Santa Cruz continued to be in the Top 20 Hottest Real Estate Markets in August, according to®. However, it dropped from 8th place in July to 17th place last month. In its survey of housing markets which tracks where houses sell the faste... Read more

Sales Insights for March 2016

March sales results corroborated three realities that are driving the residential real estate market in Santa Cruz: 1. Inventory remains too low for demand; 2. Buyers find themselves in bidding wars which drive up sale prices; 3. Our county is incre... Read more