Bloggings about Humboldt County and other stuff

Real Estate Agent - Security National Properties
The real estate rantings of John Ford of Humboldt County
I just happened to be bop into our local pizza place to grab a large pepperoni and soda when in walked a prior client of mine from several years ago. Her and her husband used to own a prominent franchise in our area and has since gone belly up. While waiting for our orders, we took some time to c...
I feel like I've just been to an AA Meeting... "My name is John Ford and it's been 6 months since my last blog post!" Of course, I've never been to one of those meetings and I applaud anyone who has taken that step to get themselves better.  I have been out of the real estate biz for several mont...
Are we already talking about Real Estate 3.0? I barely got started with 2.0! I was reading Brian Block's blog about the next generation of real estate and I remembered a touch screen technology where we can interact with clients the same way Tom Cruise did in the movie Minority Report. The techno...
Many people who have visited the historic Carson Mansion in Eureka, Ca.,also now known as The Ingomar Club, have always believed they saw a ghost in one of the towers. The story starts way back in 1849 when William Carson left New Brunswick Canada, to strike it rich during the California Gold Rus...
Photo GalleryDescription Great building lot in the Swains Flat area of Carlotta. Easy walk down to the river to enjoy boating, fishing or swimming. Property has its own septic and water in place. Owner motivatedFeaturesAcreage: 1.1Zoning: SFR/AGSewerage: SepticWater: WellAgent Name: John FordBrok...
This evening I was showing one of our listings and the prospective buyer after deciding they are interested in my listing, started asking me about selling their current home.  They had their home on the market previously with another agent for 6 months and felt they had made a mistake.  They want...
When I am representing a Hawaii Home Buyer or a Hawaii Home Seller there is always one basic rule:  No matter which hat I'm wearing I totally think and perform in the best interests of my client.  I have the ability to switch my hats and shift into high gear for whichever side I am representing. ...
This is an amazing opprotunity to find out how to use social networking to its fullest!Last weekend, I had the opportunity to speak on a Blogging panel in Monterey, CA for CRS members. Specifically, I was asked to discuss ActiveRain and Localism. This all came about thanks to Pam Winterbauer who ...
Last year our Association organized a program to help our own members. The mission is to assist members during hardship brought on by the unforeseen burdens that may hinder our lives from time to time. It is through these efforts that we may enrich the human experience with hope, strength and sup...
This is definitely a great post for all pof us who have daughters!I had been to a "By Referral Only" seminar with Joe Stumpf who talked about sending a letter to your clients that spoke about something that would touch them...something they would really think about.  He called this a "letter from...

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Humboldt County Real Estate blog. Talking about day to day real estate dealings between Rio Dell and Trinidad and includes Arcata, Fortuna and McKinleyville