Aptos Little League: Life Lessons

Yesterday was opening date for Aptos Little League.  I can’t believe it, but I am now in my fifth year of being a Little League parent.  We started our oldest son Aiden with T-Ball when he wasn’t quite yet four years old.  Our youngest son Evan started when he was four, and now he’s in his […]

Exclusive Interview with James Durbin

For those of you who haven’t heard, local musician James Durbin was recently announced as the new lead singer for Quiet Riot, the legendary metal band.  James was kind enough to grant an interview to AptosCommunityNews about this new musical venture. First, congratulations on joining Quiet Riot! That’s quite an accomplishment. 1) How did you […]

Aptos Median Home Price, February 2017: $1,050,000

Spring is in the air! Like all of you, I’m thankful for the copious amounts of rain we’ve had this winter – but enough’s enough! I’m loving the sunshine, and I’m looking forward to the weather heating up. But the Aptos real estate market has galloped ahead of mother nature: it’s plenty hot already! Would […]

Aptos Real Estate Broker Writes New Book: Get It Sold!

Local Aptos real estate broker Sebastian “Seb” Frey has written a new book: Get It Sold!, which is his unique perspective on the fine art of home sales. While there are hundreds of books written on this very topic, relatively few are written which focus on just the northern California region. And this may be […]

New Accessory Dwelling Unit Rules for Santa Cruz County

In September 2016 Governor Brown signed into law Senate Bill 1069, which introduced a series of changes that limit the requirements local jurisdictions can place on the construction of Accessory Dwelling Units, otherwise known as “Granny units”. The intention behind the law was to make it easier to build ADUs, which tend to be a […]

A Look Into Persephone

I recently had an opportunity to chat with two of the owners of Persephone, the hottest new restaurant in Aptos. I wanted to check in with them and see how their new venture is going, and to learn more about what has made Persephone such a success right out of the gate. I sat down […]

Aptos Real Estate Update January 2017

It’s a whole new year, Aptos! And that means it’s time for my Aptos Real Estate Update January 2017. Before we forget completely about what happened in 2016 (and I can’t blame you for trying!), let’s take a look back and see what the Aptos real estate market was like in the final month of […]

Thanksgiving Day Turkey Burner

Worried about busting your waistline this Thanksgiving Day? If you’re concerned about what indulging in a 3,000 calorie meal could mean for your health, you’re not alone. The good news is that while we celebrate all we are thankful for by overindulging in a way that might make Boss Hogg blush, you do have a […]

Aptos Real Estate Update November 2016

It’s only been a month or so since my last real estate market update – but wow, a lot can happen in a month!  Would you believe…Donald Trump is now President-Elect?  I wrote a whole piece and did a video about what that means for your home’s value last week, and it’s already had hundreds […]

Aptos Holiday Tree Lighting is Back for 2016

<img src="http://aptoscommunitynews moved here.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/IMG_3228-300×225.jpg” alt=”Aptos Holiday Tree LIghting” width=”300″ height=”225″ class=”size-medium wp-image-3398″ srcset=”http://aptoscommunitynews.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/IMG_3228-300×225.jpg 300w, http://aptoscommunitynews.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/IMG_3228-768×576.jpg 768w, http://aptoscommunitynews.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/IMG_3228-1024×768.jpg 1024w, http://aptoscommunitynews.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/IMG_3228-600×450.jpg 600w” sizes=”(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px” /> Aptos Holiday Tree LIghting T’is the season, once again! The Aptos Holiday Tree Lighting is Back for 2016, to be held on Saturday, December 3rd from 2PM to 5 PM […]