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Santa Cruz County MLS
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Live Oak is a small unincorporated town in Santa Cruz County, located between the cities of Capitola and Santa Cruz. Though the oaks are no longer live, the real estate market still is... and in recent years, the market has favored upscale housing development. When Live Oak was developed, the market supported mostly smaller homes and cottages, which is primarily what one will still find in Live Oak. There are no sidewalks, and the overall environment is one of a country, relaxed feeling. However, there has been recent redevelopment and new construction, and in general, as you approach the ocean, the opulence of these newer homes tends to increase. The population of Live Oak is about 17,000 people. Two small neighborhoods near the ocean which are essentially considered part of Live Oak are Twin Lakes and Opal Cliffs. Live Oak is built over gentle hills and ravines, and the neighborhood runs about 20 blocks east to west and 20-25 blocks north to south. Children in Live Oak attend school in the Live Oak Elementary school district, and then move on to either Soquel High or Harbor High, in the Santa Cruz district. Thinking about commuting to the Silicon Valley? Think about off hours, telecommuting, and maybe taking the bus -- Hwy 17 can be devastating, dangerous, and nerve wracking! Baron & Chestney Real Estate offers full service discount real estate brokers that will sell your Live Oak home for a total real estate commission of 2% to 4% only! Buying a home in Live Oak? Call a Baron & Chestney Real Estate discount realtor first! Our home buyer rebate program will get you a real estate rebate of up to 2% of the purchase price of the home, after close of escrow. For all of your Live Oak real estate needs, call a Baron & Chestney Real Estate discount realtor today.
Live Oak lies next to Santa Cruz and Capitola, south of Highway 1, down to the ocean. The name comes from the many oaks that FORMERLY were "live" in the area -- though few of those still remain. As with other unincorporated areas, the town is run by the county. Live Oak has a predominance of small houses and cottages, although there have been some recent remodelings and expansions, as well as a small amount of new construction. The housing quality notches up as you approach the ocean. Baron & Chestney Real Estate features full service discount realtors that will sell your Live Oak home for a TOTAL realtor commission of two percent to four percent. Buying a home in Live Oak? Call US first! Our home buyer rebate program will get you a realtor rebate of up to 2% of the purchase price of the home, after close of escrow. Whether selling a home or buying a home, a Baron & Chestney Real Estate discount real estate broker will save you THOUSANDS of dollars in realtor commissions on your next realty transaction. Call US, first!