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2011 

You want me to HIDE your boo-boo on a purchase offer? The short answer? NO NO and NO! A purchase offer came across my desk with a performance impossibility on page 4 of 8 pages. The agent had checked a box asking my seller for a document that would, if accepted, become part of the contract. My s...
07/27/2011
When people think of California, many images come to mind. Hollywood, sunshine, beaches and ... earthquakes. I hadn't felt an earthquake for a long time until this morning. The magnitude was only 3.4, but when it is literally under your butt, you feel it pretty well. First the chair I was sitting...
07/25/2011
I consider myself a fan of technology, but I'm one of those hold-outs who hadn't used digital signatures until early this year. The perfect opportunity presented itself when, after 4 years of looking, my buyers decided to submit an offer on a house while I was lazing on the island of Kauai. (It's...
07/22/2011
If you are thinking of buying a home in Sonoma County, you might be wondering if you should include short sales and foreclosures in your property search. It would be a shame to exclude them since they make up about 50% of the homes currently on market, but buying a distressed home is not for ever...
07/11/2011
Then the rooster said to the tractor ... Buk buk buk turn left. Buk buk buk-gaaah I said left. Buk buk LEFT! Buk buk buk buk-gaaah OK, your OTHER LEFT! Buk buk buk buk no, I can't reach the buk buk buk-gaaah steering wheel. Buk buk buk you SAID your buk buk buk-gaaah voice activated steering syst...
07/10/2011
When is a Condo not a Condo? Even when the MLS says it's a Condo? The quick answer is ... when the County Use Code (also known as Universal or Land Use Code) is Planned Unit Development instead of Condominium. One has to dig a little deeper than the MLS to get this information. Why would anyone c...
07/08/2011
In 2007 I realized I had to get on board with selling foreclosed properties or I would soon be hurting for revenue. I'm fortunate to have become an approved Broker for a major lender in order for my small business to survive this market. Selling foreclosed (REO) properties for the first time mean...
07/07/2011
  It's summertime, and summertime means it's the season for Movies in the Park in Cotati CA! Leave the popcorn and candy at home, concessions are catered by eager local youth groups. The fun begins at 6:30PM in La Plaza Park, on the corner of West Sierra and Old Redwood Highway. This movie is ra...
07/02/2011
  Here comes a three day weekend with 4th of July Celebrations starting on Saturday and ending on Monday. Your biggest worry for the weekend is to decide what you are NOT going to be able to do because there are SO many choices.     Saturday, July 2nd Monte Rio Independence Day Celebration.  Now ...
07/01/2011
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