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Buyer Strategies in a Multiple Offer Marketplace—Part two:Buyers are in a beauty pageant every time they make an offer on a home. Your Realtor’s goal? You clutching a big bouquet, adorned with a tiara and doing that “wave” while clutching your accepted offer! So how do buyers win the Beauty Pagea...
04/20/2017
How does your lender make a deal happen? My lenders not only issue a “pre-approval” letter but give me “credit approval”. The pre-approval letter states all we need to get this deal done is a contract, pre-liminary title report (California!), appraisal and insurance binder. THAT is a pre-approval...
03/31/2017
Buyer Tips—Buying in a hot, Multiple-Offer real estate Market My last column dealt with multiple offers from the homeowner’s perspective. What about you Buyers? The big difference between the Seller and Buyer is the SELLER will reach their goals in quick order-attracting an offer(s) and selling t...
03/31/2017
This week on "The Real Estate Hour" we are talking SOME real estate but a LOT of our favorite Xmas movie--"A Christmas Story". Trivia contest with three winners!Questions like: Why is this address significant to every fan of the movie: 3159 W. 11th Street, Cleveland, OH 444109 What is the name of...
12/17/2016
I was at a Homeless symposium sponsored by our fifth district Supervisor Shirley Zane. One of the speakers was a Dr. from San Francisco who was managing the homeless shelters in that city. He spoke of the need for shelter for the homeless in very blunt terms. If we … View more give a homeless per...
12/08/2016
The above graph shows a very startling number which should make every buyer or seller of Sonoma County "Bare" Land sit up and take notice. This graph show the MSI or Month's Supply of Inventory of land currently available. When we talk about MSI we need to put it into context. Most all real estat...
11/27/2016
  This is THAT time of the year when your neighbor across the street has an irresistible urge to light up not only HIS house with every conceivable holiday decoration plus lighting up the ENTIRE neighborhood. If you are one of those neighbors we feel for you. I mean, who doesn't enjoy having thou...
11/26/2016
This bad boy came from  4-H kids who raised and "harvested" them for sale during Thanksgiving. I got there late and all they had left was this monster--20lbs+.  This was a few years ago but the turkey was excellent, more dark meat than others, and the stock and gravy was out of this world! As a m...
11/22/2016
  The above graph shows a very startling number which should make every buyer of Sonoma County "Bare" sit up and take notice. This graph show the MSI or Month's Supply of Inventory of land currently available. When we talk about MSI we need to put it into context. Most all real estate experts pag...
11/20/2016
Here in “Northern” California, especially the “Bay Area” of San Francisco, job migration is following two trends: Jobs AND Affordability of Home Prices. My county, “Sonoma” is in the heart of the greatest wine region in the world. The counties of Sonoma, Napa and Mendocino produce outstanding win...
11/14/2016
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