Living In Sonoma County, CA

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Real Estate Broker Owner - Safe Haven Realty - CalBRE# 01433049

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2011 

    This has been one of the driest Decembers that I can remember. This is the time of year when our hills should be transitioning from gold to emerald green. Instead, they are turning brown. The media has been uttering the dreaded "D" word (drought), leave it to them to instill fear in every wat...
Posted over 2 years ago
This has been one of the driest Decembers that I can remember. This is the time of year when our hills should be transitioning from gold to emerald green. Instead, they are turning brown. The media has been uttering the dreaded "D" word (drought), leave it to them to instill fear in every water ...
Posted over 2 years ago
Last night, I decided I didn't want to cook so we went out for dinner. The restaurant I chose in downtown Cotati was packed and all tables were taken except one. The empty table near the front door was too big for the two of us, but we really didn't have a choice if we wanted a place to sit. Soon...
Posted over 2 years ago
  "San Franciso broker needs to borrow your lock box key - Monday the 26th. Will pick up and return to your home or office. Thanks."   Well here is a new one on me. A broker from out of my area has publicaly asked, via Trulia, all Sonoma County agents if he can borrow a lockbox key. It seems his ...
Posted over 2 years ago
When I joined the Real Estate community in 2004, business days took on a whole new meaning to me. Before, I never had to look at a calendar to figure out if a bank, title company or the County clerks office would be open on a particular date. Next week, we only have Tuesday through Friday to clos...
Posted over 2 years ago
I have to admit there is something about airline baggage rules that I don't understand. While the airline is carefully checking the weight that goes into the cargo area, why aren't they checking the weight of the passengers? A pound is a pound, is it not? If my bag weighs more than 50 pounds, I h...
Posted over 2 years ago
  When our MLS decided to convert to Supra iBoxes in 2006, we were told the internal battery would last 6 years. Nobody had an answer to "what do we do after 6 years"? But now the answer has arrived ... they are being replaced with a newer, slimmer version. (Kind of like what some men do when the...
Posted over 2 years ago
I had a great customer experience yesterday. What surprised me the most was that I was surprised. I was hoping, but not expecting, that the company involved would step up to the plate and make things right. Well, they did. Late last week, I had decided it was time to order some additional memory ...
Posted over 2 years ago
Where I live in Sonoma County, the landscape is anything but level. If you are used to living in an area where everything is flat for as far as you can see, you might appreciate the scenery here. Personally, I've been to "flat" and I didn't care for it. I guess it just depends on what you are us...
Posted over 2 years ago
Right or wrong, I'm seeing more and more folks using the "opportunity" of a foreclosure to solve long running disputes with their neighbors. Have you ever had a neighbor who wouldn't prune the tree that was leaning on your fence? How about the neighbor who decided to do some landscaping and capt...
Posted over 2 years ago
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