A Walk in the Park

I am so grateful for Maria Amaya Attorneys at Law. A few months ago, I went for a walk in the park with my dog on a gusty day when a tree fell right on top of me. Luckily, it didn’t hit near my head (which would have killed me), it only hit my legs. Even though I was lucky, I still broke both of my legs and had to stay in the hospital for a few days. After speaking to a friend about it, she recommended I speak to a personal injury attorney in Chico.

I asked around for a referral and finally decided that I would give Maria Amaya Attorneys at Law a call to see if they thought they could help me. They set up a meeting to talk about the circumstances of the injury to see if they could do anything about it. Sure enough, after the meeting, they were able to find a way to get damages to cover my medical bills as well as the time I had to take off of work to stay in the hospital.

Maria Amaya was incredibly professional as well as helpful in being a personal injury lawyer who actually cares about her clients and will go the extra mile to make sure they are well cared for. I’ve never worked with an attorney who worked that way and I appreciate any time someone treats me like I feel is appropriate. Maria Amaya Attorneys at law did a great job of making sure I got the money I was owed and I will make sure my friends know that.

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CPR Classes in Sacramento

I decided to volunteer at my son’s school in East Sac, but in order to volunteer, I would need to take CPR classes Sacramento to get certified in CPR. I did a Google search and one company came up higher than the rest: Professional Training Institute. I knew that I had found an easy way to take CPR classes Sacramento.

And the best part is, they have really conveniently located classes that I can attend close to my house. Plus, they offer all different times and dates, so one was sure to fit into my busy schedule. Within a week, I was able to get my CPR certification from taking CPR classes Sacramento.

It was really convenient for me to take CPR classes Sacramento at Professional Training Institute because it didn’t take long at all for me to get certified and on my way with helping in my son’s classroom. PLus, now I feel much more confident about my life-saving skills for the future!


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Sweating it Out

Alley Heating and Air Conditioning is located in Sacramento, CA and provides heating and air conditioning repair services.

Moving to the central valley in the summer was not my brightest idea to date, but my new job relocation required it. Before I could start looking for a home to buy I rented a small studio apartment in Downtown Sacramento, close to my new job. It was convenient and had everything I needed, especially central A/C to cool off in this Sacramento heat wave. The only problem was that within the first week the A/C unit gave out! They definitely were not kidding about those hot August nights in Sacramento!

After sweating it out for a few nights, I alerted my property manager to my A/C woes, and luckily the management company had a go to A/C Maintenance Company on call, Alley Heating and Air. They trusted Alley Heating and Air, and had been using them to service their apartment buildings in Sacramento for the past five years, and obviously trusted their service.

Alley Heating and Air came out within hours to look at my A/C unit, their promptness was astounding! It was amazing! I was so pleased with my quality service the technician, was fast and fixed my central A/C very quickly! No more sleepless nights! I was very happy with Alley Heating and Air and can understand why my property management company uses them. I will definitely use Alley Heating and Air in the future when I become a homeowner in the greater Sacramento area.

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Birthday Treasure Hunt

For my 40th birthday as a gag gift, a friend of mine bought me a metal detector! What a funny gift! I didn’t really plan on using it, plus I live in San Francisco, where would I use it? But on a recent family vacation up the coast I decided to bring it along just for fun! I took my metal detector to the beach and ended up finding a bunch of jewelry, some gold and some silver. I was unsure of its value or worth, so upon my return to San Francisco, I took my treasures to Oxbridge House to have them appraised.

I took my gold and silver to Oxbridge House, as a repeat customer, because I had previously invested in gold bullion with them, and was very pleased with the customer service, and the knowledgeable staff. So I knew I could trust them in appraising my gold and silver discoveries, plus they offer complimentary appraisals. As soon as I walked in the door I felt very comfortable, I gave the staff at Oxbridge my gold and silver and they weighed and tested the metals. They then gave me their fair and accurate offer for what they would buy it for. I was very happy with the offer! I was making money on a fun outing!

Oxbridge House in San Francisco makes selling gold and silver very easy. All of Oxbridge House’s appraisals are completely free and come with no obligation to sell your coins or jewelry, which is so nice to have zero pressure. And all of Oxbridge House’s appraisals come with an immediate offer to buy the coins or jewelry you bring in! When you decide to accept this offer, Oxbridge House will give you cash or a company check on the spot, that’s amazing! I am so glad I have found a resource like Oxbridge House in San Francisco, and I will be a repeat customer for years to come!

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Building My Dream Home

My husband and I just purchased property in Northern California and were designing our dream home. We wanted to build the very best house we could, with the best materials. Our contractor recommended we use Window Masters for all of our windows and doors. This was a great idea. They had a wonderful selection of brands and French doors, something I was very excited about having in my dream home, in San Jose. Our contractor gave us all the appropriate information on Window Masters. We discovered that California Window Masters is also adept at creating and installing windows for your new home, and is known for installing new windows and doors in new developments all over San Jose and Northern California. Window Masters offers help deciding between the styles and materials that are best for your needs whether building a custom home or designing a retail store or housing development. California Window Masters has a large selection of trusted brands and product lines. Which made me feel very comfortable knowing my dream home would have the very best.

An added bonus is that Window Masters is able to make your windows completely energy efficient with energy efficient windows. I am so excited about working with Window Masters to build my dream home.

Window Masters is a Northern California Window and Door Company Windows

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Open for Business!

As a small business owner in Sacramento, I was looking to relocate my business to the Roseville area, but I wanted move to a very upscale retail shopping center. I started doing my own research but found all the cold calling was not working, and property managers were not returning my calls. One day a friend who has a business in Roseville recommended I call CBRE, a retail property company that had a lot of properties that met my specific requirements.

I called CBRE the next day and set up an appointment to look at their available retail spaces for my business in Roseville. The agent I met with was very friendly, and informative. They showed me a lot of available properties so we could narrow down what fit my budget and my specific needs for my business. CBRE helped me find an amazing retail location for my small business in a very reputable location in Roseville. I am very excited to start this new part of my business journey. I know that with the help of CBRE my business will grow and I will be very successful in my new location.

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Hot August Nights!

Man, they were not kidding about hot august nights when I moved to the Sacramento Valley. I just recently relocated to Sacramento just in the thick of the heat wave into an older home in the Land Park area of Downtown Sacramento, this house was absolutely perfect, minus the lack of central air! No air conditioning in Sacramento! How was I going to survive! For the first few weeks I was able to cope with fans and a portable air conditioning unit I purchased from the hardware store, but when August hit I realized I was going to have to have central air conditioning installed.

Since I was new to Sacramento I decided to ask my neighbor for a recommendation, they told me to call Alley Heating and Air, their trusted go to for all air conditioning and heating repairs for the last 15 years. Alley Heating and Air has been in business since 1964 so I definitely felt confident in having them come out and service my home and air-conditioning unit, and to keep me cool for the upcoming hot august nights!

Alley Heating and Air came out to my Sacramento home the next day and inspected my defunct air-condition unit. Their friendly technician did a complete inspection and he told me that Alley Heating and Air even offers financing, in order to get my air conditioning unit up to speed. I was so pleased with my experience, I had prompt and reliable service. And had a working A/C within in 24 hours! I am so happy with Alley Heating and Air!

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The Eagle has Landed

As a recent retiree, I decided to pursue my passion of coin collecting. I have always been an avid fan of the classic American Silver Eagle Coin, and was interested in investing in these coins. I had a former coworker tell me about a local San Francisco business, Oxbridge House, that he had recently invested money in gold bullion in, and thought I should check it out for my silver bullion needs.  I called and made an appointment, although an appointment at Oxbridge House is not necessary.

The next day I was ready to have my coin collection and investments in silver bullion realized upon my first visit to Oxbridge House. Upon my arrival the staff was warm and friendly, and very informative. They explained that The American Silver Eagle is the official silver bullion coin of the United States. It was first released by the United States Mint in 1986, and only struck only in the one-troy ounce size, which has a nominal face value of one dollar and is guaranteed to contain one troy ounce of 99.9% pure silver. The American Silver Eagle bullion coins carry a face value of US$1. This is their legal value reflecting their issue and monetization as coins. Oxbridge House explained that my investment does not reflect their intrinsic value which is much greater and is dictated by their silver content and the metal’s spot price.

I was very pleased with the vast amount of information Oxbridge House supplied me before I made my investment in Silver bullion, and felt very confident in my decision to invest with Oxbridge House.

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Spring Cleaning!

I recently decided to do some spring cleaning and clean out my closet. I ended up donating a bunch of clothes that didn’t fit me, but found a lot of jewelry; some was fine some costume. I wanted to take it somewhere to have it examined in order to see its worth. I no longer wore any of the jewelry and knew I could use the value to invest in either new jewelry or something of interest to me. I did some research on the process of selling gold and jewelry, and stumbled upon Oxbridge House, a local San Francisco business.

A jeweler, pawn broker, gold refiner or scrap gold dealer will buy the stuff in the back of your jewelry box at a price based on the weight of its gold content, minus a handling fee. You can pocket the cash — or if you prefer, many jewelers will trade the old jewelry in for something you like better. But alas, Oxbridge House in San Francisco is much different. They are an investment firm, so even if I chose not to take cash for my jewelry I would be able to invest the money in value of the gold. What an innovative concept.

Oxbridge House was very knowledgeable upon my arrival, and explained which of my items were of value to sell and which were just costume pieces of jewelry. Oxbridge House explained that generally, the gold content of any piece of jewelry will be marked on it somewhere — on the inside of a ring or bracelet and on the clip of a necklace or the back of an earring. For instance, a 14-karat piece of jewelry may actually have “14 karat” inscribed on it in tiny lettering or the lettering may say “14/24″ or “14K.” This was really important information to have so in the future I can weed out any gold before bringing it to Oxbridge house to invest or sell. A beautifully designed piece of jewelry may have more resale value as used or “estate” jewelry than it will have as recycled gold. If you think that might be the case, get the piece appraised.

I had a very pleasant and informative experience at Oxbridge House and in the future will be bringing pieces of jewelry here to sell or to be appraised, which is a complimentary service.

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No Longer a Renter!

I was looking to relocate to the Granite Bay area from Downtown Sacramento, and hopefully purchase my first home, but was afraid I wouldn’t meet the financial qualifications. I did some research and asked around the office and a coworker told me I should call The ATK Team. A real estate team that specializes in not only representing buyers and sellers in the greater Sacramento area, but also helps get their buyers pre-approved for the homes of their dreams! Sounded like a match made in heaven.

I called The ATK Team and spoke with one of the informative and friendly agents.  They explained the pre-approval process for a home loan.  They have a quick and painless loan application that helps them analyze which loan program will best fit my budget and lifestyle. The ATK Team was right, all I needed for the  application and for the loan underwriters approval was my last two years’ tax returns and W-2s, my most recent pay stubs, bank account statements, and a signed authorization to order your credit report. The automated underwriting system will run your file and issue a pre-approval letter within minutes, and will list any conditions that need to be met for full approval.

The ATK Team was so helpful through this process, I found out within one week that I was pre-approved! I was able to then start house shopping with an ATK Team agent for a home in my desired Granite Bay neighborhood. I found a house with all the features I was looking for, and within my budget. I am proud to say the entire process took only two months and I am no longer a renter! I could not have done it without the ATK Team! They helped me from start to finish and were calm and answered all of my questions during the entire process, I will be using them for all of my Sacramento real estate needs in the future!

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