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Country Christmas Fair at Nevada County Fairgrounds

  Mark your calendar for the 30th annual Country Christmas Faire at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley on November 28, 29 and 30. Rated as one of the top handcrafted shows in Northern California, the Country Christmas Faire features unique gifts and crafts from top artisans from across the state, as well as […]

The Famous Wines of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia Region

By Judy J. Pinegar The Friuli-Venezia Giulia region is an overlooked region in the Italian tourism scene, but it produces some exceptional wines. The origins of these wines date back to the middle ages (1066 to 1485), when the area was important in the Mediterranean spice route from the Byzantine Empire to the trading center […]

$14 Million Lakefront Castle Built by Hand for Sale

httpv://youtu.be/Ir94k8zktlw Please help to keep this blog going Let us Sell or help you buy your new home or land John J. O’Dell Realtor® GRI O’Dell Realty (530) 263-1091 Email John BRE# 00669941

Happy New Year 2014

httpv://youtu.be/sln91KTlc64 May all of you have good fortune in 2014 John J. O’Dell

Housing Affordability Falls to Five Year Low

Housing affordability decreased in the third quarter as home prices and mortgage rates were on the rise and put housing out of reach for more families, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index. NAHB’s index showed that 64.5 percent of new and existing homes sold between the beginning of July […]

Large Number of Foreclosed Homes Are Abandoned by Owner

    Here’s a recent article on people going into foreclosures and moving out of their homes.  Not said in this article, is how often the homeowner demolished the home that they lived in.  I’ve seen some horrible examples, wire being stripped, electrical breakers taken out, and in one case that I saw, they had […]

It’s Christmas Time 2012

httpv://youtu.be/jpRfwsUATeo Happy Holidays to all. Thinking of selling or buying a home or land? Email or call today: John J. O’Dell Realtor® GRI Civil Engineer General Contractor (530) 263-1091 Email jodell@nevadacounty.com

Steve Jobs’ Yacht Impounded

httpv://youtu.be/-nknMl8N0hw It seems after paying 105 Euros (about $138 million) for the construction of Steve Jobs Yacht that there is a bill left of about 3 million Euros (about $3.9 million). Therefore according to various sources, Philippe Starck on board as co-designer — is a homage to everything sleek and sophisticated on Steve’s ship the […]

FireSafe Council of Nevada County Offers Free Defensible Space Training Session

Learn how to comply with defensible space laws in California and ensure properties will be insurable in the wild land Urban Interface (most of Nevada County.) Friday, November 15 & 16, 2012 10am-3:00pm What is the law regarding defensible space? California Public Resources Code 4291 requires every landowner to “maintain around and adjacent to the […]

Nevada County Fairgrounds – Contests, Costumes, and a Cupcake Walk

The Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation is hosting a costume contest at its Halloween event on Saturday, October 27, from 1 – 4 pm at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The costume parade and contest will take place at 2 pm at the Main Exhibit Building, with prizes awarded following the contest. There will also be games […]