RECENT BLOG POSTS
Should we think about our buyer's safety when deciding what houses to show? A recent post by Debe Maxwell about her recovery from a fall  reminded  me of a concern I have when showing homes to buyers. Debe's fall occurred when she didn't realize that she was stepping into an area with a 4 inch dr...
09/23/2010
When an agent is working on getting a seller's home ready for market one of the things we ask our clients to consider is if they wish to keep any of the attached items. Sometimes a seller is determined to take their drapes or blinds, one buyer in Davis discovered that the seller had removed all o...
09/05/2010
When the revised California Residential Purchase Agreement was released by the California Association of Realtors this spring there was a change that reflected technological progress and the resulting conflicts. The previous contract and the current contract specify that fixtures and fittings tha...
09/04/2010
A common area of dispute in a home sale is what stays with the house and what can the seller take with them when they move. The California Residential Purchase Agreement from the California Association of Realtors (used in most home sales in Yolo County) is quite specific about that in an attempt...
09/03/2010
Interesting workshop in Davis coming up on Sept. 23, on creating an economic development strategy and action plan for the city. It's sponsored jointly by the Davis Chamber of Commerce, the City of Davis and UC Davis. These are groups that don't always play well together so it's encouraging to se...
09/02/2010
  I don't know how paranoid to feel about this info that Joni Kerley posted. I don't think of Davis or Woodland as being high crime areas, but there are always people out there who are ready to take advantage of an unlocked door. If this really is as easy the video clip makes it seem then a garag...
09/01/2010
Thursday Sept 2nd I hope to break free from showing real estate and get a chance to drop by Rominger West Winery in Davis to listen to jazz vocalist Natalie Armstrong, performing with her guitarist Nahum Dyzbel. Rominger West "Happy Thursdays", from 4-7 pm, are a chance to listen to music and tas...
09/01/2010
Friendly competition is on the menu September 18th at the Woodland Chili Throwdown & Brew-off at the Yolo County Fairgrounds in Woodland. Businesses and civic organizations sponsor teams for the chili, salsa and beer competitions. Our team - Coldwell Banker Doug Arnold Real Estate Woodland office...
08/30/2010
When working with clients in Woodland and Davis in Yolo County I have to point out to them that their property tax bills are going to vary greatly depending on where they choose to buy a house. California's prop. 13 limited the actual property tax rate on real estate but Mello Roos assessments ar...
08/29/2010
  One of the most photographed houses in Woodland, California is the Gable Mansion. Central Woodland is known for it's lovingly restored Victorians and the Gable Mansion is perhaps the best example. Usually we can just admire these beautiful homes from the street but on Sept. 11 the home will be...
08/28/2010
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