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Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - CalBRE# 01839597
I joined Coldwell Banker in Morgan Hill, the #1 real estate brokerage in the Bay Area and California overall, because I believe it would help increase the level of service I provide to my sellers and buyers in the San Jose, Morgan Hill, Gilroy and Hollister area. If you or anyone you know needs a real estate agent providing real service with sincerity and integrity, consistently putting her clients' best interest first, please think of me. I would be happy to provide the high level of service, professionalism and knowledge you deserve. My sellers can count on free staging service to help them prepare their home for sale.



Cycling tours in Morgan Hill and Gilroy, California Here is another great route for cyclists in the Gilroy and Morgan Hill, California area.  We biked 41 miles this morning in just three hours around Gilroy and Morgan Hill.  As usual we left from Concept Cyclery on E. Dunn Avenue in Morgan Hill. ...
Cycling in Morgan Hill, California. Morgan Hill, California offers bikers some nice routes for all levels of cycling; from beginner to experience and from flat easy country roads to gentle to challenging climbs.  We are training for a nice 100 mile ride in Palm Springs in February 2011 and decide...
I love photography and have taken thousands throughout the years.  My children's lives are well documented in print and photography; they are now proud owners of a collection of photo albums chronicling their lives.  So, we I accepted this Kodak Moment Challenge I needed to think about which of t...
What can you do to protect your largest investment? Mortgage Rates are on the Rise Mortgage rates are continuing to rise. Just today the rates adjusted upward twice. If you have applied for a mortgage loan for the purchase of a property you may want to contact your mortgage broker/banker to discu...
What are short sale properties? On a recent home buyer tour with a client I discussed the property details of the home I was showing them and the short sale market here in Gilroy when my buyers asked me what a short sale was.  I realized at that moment that many homeowners don't know what the con...
Following is a real estate market update for November 2010 Distressed properties for sale, in escrow and sold is still relatively large in Gilroy.  Even though the number of short sales in escrow is large at 124 the number closed last month is only 16.  The number of bank owned properties in escr...
Charities need our help this time of year - volunteer The generosity of all of us is apparent this time of year.  Even in these economic times when the number of people in need seem to be growing and the number of people donating is dwindling there are still those who organize events and work har...
Gilroy, California, and the it's many treasures. Gilroy, California is known as the Garlic Capital of the World and rightfully so.   Not because we produce the largest amount of garlic.  No, those days are over, China is the largest producer now, but we still host the largest food festival in the...
Eagle Ridge Golf Community in Gilroy.  Eagle Ridge Golf Course Community in Gilroy, California consists of different neighborhoods and each community has unique features and home styles.  The community consists of about 935 detached single family homes which have to adhere to standards and guidel...
I came across this blog from Carla Muss-Jacobs in which she explains why it is important for both buyer and broker/real estate professional to work with a buyer's rep agreement and I felt it worthy of a re-blog. Buyers often feel intimidated signing such an agreement afraid it will "force" them t...

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GRI, CDPE, CHS, ASP, Selling Silicon Valley Real
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