WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — Rich with well-preserved older homes and business facilities, Martinez, California, has long been considered a highlight of the East Bay area. As one of the region’s top Realtors, Elizabeth Russo understands what makes the city so special. A brand-new guide in the blog section at delivers everything newcomers will want to know as they work through the process of relocation. From researching neighborhoods and schools to finding the best home for a buyer’s budget, Elizabeth Russo’s new guide to relocating to Martinez is a uniquely indispensable resource for those considering a move to one of the state’s most charming cities.

“There are many wonderful places to live in the East Bay area, but Martinez truly stands out with its history and beauty,” Russo said, “With a welcoming small-town atmosphere that few can resist, Martinez has become a top destination for families and others. Our new guide to the city will help readers quickly come up to speed with what makes it so special and how best to plan a relocation. We truly love the East Bay, and we think that Martinez is a real jewel in its crown. We invite all who are interested in the area to come read the guide at in our blog section and have a look at our current listings.”

Not long after securing its independence from Spain in 1821, the young country of Mexico began aggressively granting plots of land to settlers who seemed ready to make productive use of what were then its far northern reaches. In 1842, a former soldier named Ygnacio Martínez received title to a 17,000-plus-acre “rancho” covering most of the Alhambra Valley. After serving as a busy way-station during the 1849 Gold Rush, the city of Martinez was officially incorporated in 1876.

Today, Martinez hosts around 37,000 permanent residents and a downtown that is widely considered one of the most historic and charming in Northern California. The longtime home of famed naturalist John Muir, Martinez is surrounded by parks, preserves and the waters of San Francisco Bay. With a personality and pace of life that many find appealing, the city has grown steadily for decades and now ranks as a top choice for many considering a move to the East Bay area.

The new guide to relocating to Martinez includes everything those thinking about putting down roots in the city will want to know. Available now in the blog section at the unique guide covers subjects ranging from doing basic research to finding, making an offer on, and purchasing a home. As one of the East Bay’s most informed, experienced, and successful real estate specialists, Elizabeth Russo regularly helps buyers learn about what the area has to offer. Visitors to her website can also browse current listings and make contact regarding their own real estate goals and plans.

About Elizabeth Russo:
Putting decades of East Bay real estate experience at the service of clients, Elizabeth Russo goes above and beyond to help buyers and sellers achieve their goals.


By Lela

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