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By Mike Kelly, "One of Sonoma County's Natural Resources"
(The Kelly Norman Team-Keller Williams Realty)
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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...
By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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November 2016 Photo Challenge - Travel Pictures California Below are pictures I took on our most recent trip to California plus  a similar trip we took last year in November to attend the same special wine event. I decided to use these pictures as an entry into the ActiveRain Travel Photo Challen...
By Mike Kelly, "One of Sonoma County's Natural Resources"
(The Kelly Norman Team-Keller Williams Realty)
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Many Buyers AND their Realtors, are still buying into the multi-offer, way over asking price market. I’ve been tracking our market here in the “Wine Country” of Sonoma County (2nd county above the “Golden Gate” and we are seeing a distinct “Shift”.  If you refuse to know your market numbers you a...
By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 707-812-7668
(203kOnLine.com, covering California & most other states)
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My house would be perfect it just had a swimming poolCan I build a swimming pool with the FHA 203k loan guarantee program? Short answer is no... but read on. You can build a swimming pool with the FannieMae "look alike". It looks like, smells like, and works very much like the FHA 203k loan but s...
By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 707-812-7668
(203kOnLine.com, covering California & most other states)
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Is White PVC pipe adequate for drinking water? Did you ever wonder if it is? I've always heard it wasn't safe for drinking water. So went to the Internet to see what I could find and was surprised.  Those living in older homes should have their water tested to see if lead is a problem. Plastic p...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
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Loved these "houses" at Benziger Family Winery in Glen Ellen, Sonoma County, California. Benziger has earned the prestigious designation as a bio-dynamic winery and as such incorporates many healthy, natural organisms to making their land rich and able to produce top wines. Animals, birds, insect...
By Mike Kelly, "One of Sonoma County's Natural Resources"
(The Kelly Norman Team-Keller Williams Realty)
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  Below is a graph we share with permission from our good friends at "Keeping Current Matters". It shows the month's supply of inventory for a Seller's Market,  Neutral Market and Buyer's Market. When I ran my montly $Million+ Report this month I analyzed different areas of our marketplace which ...
By Randy Byrd, Serving all of Northern California
(Platinum Properties)
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Incredible location adjacent to the prestigious Santa Rosa Golf & Country Club. Situated on the 18th tee, this exquisitely designed custom home has it all. On 2 acres this 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath, 3700 +- home is perfect for entertaining. Amenities include new custom wine room, granite counters, expa...
By Mike Kelly, "One of Sonoma County's Natural Resources"
(The Kelly Norman Team-Keller Williams Realty)
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 The BIG LONG? One Realtors Opinion as to the longevity of the Sonoma County, "The Wine Country", California Real Estate Marketplace.  Both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac report decreasing default levels. The height of defaults in the pre-bust market hit 4.6% with Fannie and Freddie but today is in t...
By Tim Carroll, Branch Manager at CMG Financial
(CMG Financial)
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  Very happy to have been a part of "The Very Distinguished Clown Corps" in Saturday's 122 Luther Burbank Rose Parade! Great time with new and old friends! All for a very good cause. Mortgage guys are a fun group.
By Tim Carroll, Branch Manager at CMG Financial
(CMG Financial)
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Please join my team & I for a FREE..."Hands Only" CPR Class on Wednesday May, 11 2016 at 12:00pm. Call 707-781-8180 to RSVP 
By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 707-812-7668
(203kOnLine.com, covering California & most other states)
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I'll be manning a booth a the Santa Rosa Home Show at 1350 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa, CA if you get a chance stop by and see us. We are there to respond to your questions about renovation loans, FHA 203k, HomeStyle Renovation, and other products including the Title I loans. Investors and home...
By Romy Campbell, REALTOR
(Pacific Union Christie's International Real Estate)
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   While you know that you need to present your Santa Rosa  home at its finest when you want to sell, it can hurt your feelings just a little to spend money on improvements for someone else to enjoy.  Here are 8 ways you can make your home look more appealing to potential buyers - with purchases ...
By Cynthia Larsen, Independent Broker Serving Sonoma County, CA
(Safe Haven Realty)
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Closing Gift For Your BuyerI read a blog post that was recently written by Kathleen Daniels called: Simple Question: Closing Gift to a Cooperating Agent. The comment thread on that blog post generated a plethora of fantastic ideas when it comes to closing gifts.I used to give my buyers a bottle o...
By Cynthia Larsen, Independent Broker Serving Sonoma County, CA
(Safe Haven Realty)
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Sonoma County Home Sales - November 2015 It's pretty obvious in Sonoma County that buyer and seller interests have turned towards the holidays. Only 362 homes sold in November 2015 compared to the busy summer month of July 2015 when 545 homes sold.The median home price slipped yet again, after hi...
By Cynthia Larsen, Independent Broker Serving Sonoma County, CA
(Safe Haven Realty)
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Sonoma County Home Sales - October 2015The median home price in Sonoma County dipped again during the month of October. We have been watching that number closely after it took a wild swing during the real estate market crash. In January 2012, the median home sale price was $300K, and has been cla...
By Cynthia Larsen, Independent Broker Serving Sonoma County, CA
(Safe Haven Realty)
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Sonoma County Home Sales - September 2015 I'm playing a little catch-up here with market reports, it's been a busy and fun Fall in Sonoma County. It amazes me to see the number of tourists that have found out how wonderful this place is. Small towns like Guerneville and Healdsburg now have a stea...
By Romy Campbell, REALTOR
(Pacific Union Christie's International Real Estate)
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By Mike Kelly, "One of Sonoma County's Natural Resources"
(The Kelly Norman Team-Keller Williams Realty)
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Here in the "Wine Country" of the North Bay of San Francisco, affordability is hitting "Crisis" levels.  We are seeing business groups openly asking the question--"Where will are people buy?" In our area as in many counties of the Bay Area our home affordability crisis is matched by soaring renta...
By Tim Carroll, Branch Manager at CMG Financial
(CMG Financial)
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Drum roll please......Loan Officer of the month....Jeff Harris. Top Producer of our Rohnert Park branch for the month of October. Super cool plaque and the coveted "Golden Top Dog" for the month. He is so excited to have that dog back, can't you tell? Way to go Jeff!

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