Aptos Real Estate

Aptos Community News provides a monthly Aptos Real Estate Market Update, provided by Real Estate Broker and noted Realtor Sebastian "Seb" Frey. These monthly reports always include a video component, and feature a full set of Aptos real estate sales data for both single family homes and condominiums and townhouses. In addition, we routinely publish articles about real estate developments and topics of interest to both current and prospective Aptos real estate owners. There is no better place on the Internet to find timely, insightful information and opinion on Aptos real estate than AptosCommunityNews.org!

Final Aptos Village Vote Tomorrow

The Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors will hold their final Aptos Village vote tomorrow, Tuesday December 8th at 4 PM. The meeting will be held in the chambers of the Board of Supervisors, 5th floor at 701 Ocean Street in downtown Santa Cruz. You can view the whole agenda of the Tuesday meeting online […]

County Zoning Ordinance Meeting Tonight

The Santa Cruz County Planning Department will be having a meeting tonight, September 14th, from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM at the Aptos Grange Hall. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the proposal to modernize Santa Cruz County zoning ordinances. The county planning department has been working for years on updating land use […]

Aptos Real Estate Update June 2015

Is it just me, or did June Gloom come early this year? Jeez, that was one of the coldest and darkest springs I can remember here in Aptos. Lately though the skies have become much sunnier. So how did the Aptos real estate market fare last month through all this funky weather? Read all about […]

3D Scanning Technology Comes to Aptos

Matterport 3D Camera and iPad An amazing new 3D Scanning Technology Comes to Aptos, in the form of the Matterport 3D camera. This camera is used to create photorealistic representations of the interior of buildings. It was developed over the hill in Mountain View, and some of the earliest adopters of this technology have been […]

Aptos Real Estate Update May 2015

I don’t know how it happened, but Memorial Day weekend is practically staring me right in the face, and only just now am I getting to the Aptos Real Estate Market Update for May 2015! The median price for single family homes in Aptos in April 2015 was $815,000 – which is down about 6.3% […]

Aptos Village Design Changes Unanimously Approved

The Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors today unanimously approved the changes to the Aptos Village design requested by the developer, Barry Swenson Builder. The project initially won approval in 2012 after a decade in the planning process, but that approval granted the builder some flexibility in the final design. The approval today from the […]

Another $1+ Million Foreclosure in Aptos

A few months ago I posted about a $1+ Million foreclosure that had hit the market in Aptos. That property was on Mesa Drive, and offered a nice ocean view in addition to amenities like a pool and pool house. Now, there’s another $1+ million foreclosure in Aptos. This time, the property is in Day […]

Aptos Village Meeting on April 22

The Aptos Village Meeting on April 22 was held at the Rio Sands Hotel by the Rio del Mar Beach.  It was standing room only, with the room full to its limit, an estimated 150 people. The meeting was headed by 2nd District Supervisor Zach Friend and Mary Gourlay with Barry Swenson Builder. Extensive information was […]

Aptos Real Estate Market Update for April 2015

It’s the middle of April already, and that means two things: tax time, and time for the Aptos Real Estate Market Update for April 2015! The median price for single family homes in Aptos in March 2015 was $870,000 – up 25.5% from a year ago when the median price was $693,000. That’s a huge […]

CPUC Killed the Santa Cruz 115 kV Reinforcement Project

The folks from NOPOC (Neighbors Organized to Protect Our Community) have announced that the CPUC Killed the Santa Cruz 115 kV Reinforcement Project, which would have spoiled lovely Day Valley and Corralitos with huge overhead power lines. The CPUC (California Public Utilities Commission), PG&E and CAISO, which oversees the statewide power grid, agreed that the […]