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~ Wordless Wednesday - An Acorn Woodpecker's Winter Stash ~
~ Sales Up 30% As Sonoma Home Prices Decline ~ Sales of single family homes in Sonoma County were up nearly 30% in October 2011 over sales in October 2010. According to my friends at the Sonoma County Real Estate Report, sales in October rose nearly 7% from where they were in September. Those ...
~ See What We Love About Living in Sonoma in the Autumn ~ I looked in my rear view mirror as I was passing through Bennett Valley on a late November day. What an amazing Autumn landscape! I pulled over at the driveway into Mayacama Winery, took off my shoes, and climbed onto the roof of my ca...
Will Sonoma Home Prices come Roaring Back? California home prices may rise dramatically in the not too distant future, according to a group of highly respected California economists. This forecast is something Sonoma home buyers should be taking into account as they consider whether to buy now ...
~ A Sonoma/Napa Real Estate Off-Road Trip ~ It was like a great vacation. Two days of travel through some of the most ruggedly beautiful land in upper Napa County and on the Sonoma Coast. It was business---I was showing property---but it was really pure pleasure. The buyers were looking at ran...
Time to Sell Your Sonoma Home? If you have a Sonoma Valley home to sell --- or a Sonoma County property you've been thinking about putting on the market --- the holiday season could be a great time to list it. Most sellers take their homes off the market at this time of year with plans to re-li...
The Ghouls Are Out on Sonoma's East Side - Speechless Sunday
A Home in Sonoma For $200,000? A lovely woman from Switzerland---I'll call her Hope---popped into my office today looking for a "modest" Sonoma cottage that she said she would buy with $200,000 in cash. Hope said she was a native of Northern California. She and her husband are living in Switzer...
~ How to Win in Second Place ~ As we end the first full month of Autumn, one out of three Sonoma homes for sale is under contract. Current available inventory is just shy of 200 homes. This number includes single family residences, condos, farms, and vineyard estate properties. We've got a...
~ The Subtle Beauty of Autumn in Sonoma ~ Fall is a favorite time of the year for many us. On the east coast and in the Midwest...where I've also lived at times...the panoramic blazing colors of Autumn have warmed my spirit and kept it a-glow through the first snows and even into the bitterly co...