Living In Sonoma County, CA

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2011 

So here you are, minding your own business, hanging out in downtown Sebastopol. All of a sudden, a worker runs out of Copperfields book store screaming "Zombies!! Zombies!!". Do you turn and run as fast as you can? Or do you grab your camera out of your purse and start snapping photos? If it had...
10/31/2011
I've had the same agent call me almost every day for the last 10 days. She has a buyer who is interested in a listing I have in Santa Rosa. At the beginning of every phone call, she asks if I have received any offers. Once she hears "no", she proceeds to tell me everything that is wrong with the ...
10/26/2011
I received a phone call yesterday morning at 8:50AM. An agent was calling me to tell me she couldn't gain access to a listing of mine 20 miles away. She had an inspector with her and was desperate to get into the condo. In my area, we are required to use battery powered electronic lockboxes. The ...
10/26/2011
Here you are, ready to close a deal, and you find out the asset preservations "handyman" didn't show up to install the carbon monoxide detectors. The contract says the detectors must be installed prior to close of escrow. Ruh roh. You, the listing agent, send an e-mail to the asset manager, sayin...
10/14/2011
I have a condo for sale in Downtown Novato for $60,000, it has been on the market for almost 4 months. To give you an idea of potential appreciation, this unit sold for $285,000 in 2006. The reason this condo has been sitting on the market is because the HOA by-laws specify that this condo cannot...
10/11/2011
  I used to race sailboats. My favorite race by far is the Oakland -> Catalina Island race, about 640 kilometers. Getting there though, isn't exactly a straight shot, which can add even more distance to your race. At one point, we had sailed out to the shipping lanes 50 miles offshore in hopes o...
10/07/2011
    Get your oom-pah-pah on, the Cotati Oktoberfest is happening this weekend on October 8th under a giant tent. The admission is free! If you wish to add an authentic meal of bratwurst, German potato salad, sauerkraut and gingerbread to your day, the price tag is $15.00. This also includes your ...
10/05/2011
The Jelly Belly Factory - Fairfield, CA   We all have those attractions we drive by hundreds of times but can never find the time to stop. The Jelly Belly Factory in Fairfield California was one of those places ... until now. My only warning is, if you don't like feeling like a little kid in a c...
10/03/2011
Redfin: Cease and Desist. Your "Scouting Report" says I have represented two sellers over the last 12 months and zero buyers. You have the audacity to publish this even though you know your data is incomplete.     Yes, you are indeed missing data. 95% of my business takes place in SONOMA COUNTY a...
10/02/2011
Sonoma County is a rural area, so naturally we have a lot of wildlife. Unfortunately, humans and wildlife tend to run into each other once in awhile where the animal usually fares for the worst. Sonoma County is lucky to have a facility where these animals can be nursed back to health, the Sonoma...
10/02/2011
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