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RECENT BLOG POSTS
  There was an interesting column on Inman.com regarding what type of car you drive for your real estate practice. The thoughts and comments centered around which "market" do you work? Upscale? Mostly middle class? First timers? Each segment they suggested would mean a different type of car. The ...
05/13/2015
  Here in the "Wine Country" of Sonoma County, California we are once again seeing double-digit homemedian price increases. Why? Lack of inventory, big buyer demand fueled by our relative "affordability" for the bay area counties, super low interest rates and fears that surging home prices may le...
05/08/2015
   Here in the real estate market of the "Wine Country" (Marin, Napa and Sonoma County)  we took a major hit in sales and median home price when the market burst into recession back in 2007/2008. Our median home price plummetted some 60%. Sales also went south and then the REO's and Short-Sales s...
05/06/2015
Are you an “Active-Ager”? Do you wish to “age in place” and abhor the thought of entering senior housing? Do you wish to be a fully engaged senior staying connected to multi-aged friends neighbors? If this is the case then you must start thinking about “unassisted” living through smart technology...
04/29/2015
                 In my 38 years as a Realtor exclusively here in "The Wine Country" ,Sonoma County, Califirona,  I have viewed homes which can only be characterized as being “overly personal” to the owner. These “personalized” homes can present certain traits which can be a white elephant in any ...
04/13/2015
                  In my 38 years as a Realtor exclusively here in Sonoma County I have viewed homes which can only be characterized as being “overly personal” to the owner. These “personalized” homes can present certain traits which can be a white elephant in any real estate market.  That being s...
03/30/2015
     Here in Sonoma County, California we frequently sell country properties which require MORE detailed and thorough inspections/reports than a property in the suburbs. With Country Property the "Systems" are originated and ended on the home site. Sewer and Water are contained ON the property so...
03/19/2015
The below quote is from DSN NEWS. Click on the highlighted lettering to be taken to the story. Could this mean a huge bonanza of Short-Sales coming down the pike? Remember, one of the key players in the settlement was BofA which BOUGHT COUNTRYWIDE HOME MORTGAGE. You may recall that Countrywide wa...
02/10/2012
  The sharks our out swimming and homeowner's in distress are flailing and bringing scammers to their doors. Here's WHAT to avoid!   Tips for Avoiding Mortgage Modification Scams Homeowners struggling to make their mortgage payments should beware of con artists and scams that promise to save thei...
12/07/2011
  Sonoma County, California-How can you have a "move-up" market when 48.6% of ALL Sellers are selling Short or the seller is a bank? Total Sales for September in Sonoma county (SFD+Condos) 432 (down 18% from August!) with close to half NOT buying. And the "price point" for those Shorts and REO pr...
10/05/2011
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