Living In Sonoma County, CA

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    I don't know about you, but the first time I saw Alfred Hitchcock's THE BIRDS I was terrified. It took almost 20 years for me to watch that movie for a second time. Now that 40 years have passed, I have a different appreciation for this movie ... it was filmed in Sonoma County where I live. ...
Sonoma State University is a 4 year college located a mere 3 miles from my office. I get calls all year round from college students and their parents asking if I know of any rentals available in the area. Lately, though, many out-of-area parents are opting to buy a condo or home for several reas...
This blog post is about my Lucky Lockbox. Wait ... you DO have a Lucky Lockbox don't you? You know, the Lucky Lockbox that you slap onto those listings that you know are going to be a nightmare challenge? You can't just buckle your Lucky Lockbox onto ANY listing, you can't afford to waste its mag...
I have to confess, I never watched a Little League World Series game until this year. That is because an incredible group of 12 and 13 year olds from Sonoma County are in the match of their life today in the U.S. Championship game. Most folks have never heard of Petaluma, CA. I know I hadn't unt...
Does that goat come with the house? That question may be funny to some of my City Slicker friends, but this isn't the first time I have been asked if sheep, goats, horses, cows, chickens or other livestock are included in the sale of a house. Sonoma County, a predominate grape growing and wine m...
As if buying or selling a house wasn't stressful enough, here is one more thing to stress about. My last two closings were delayed six calendar days due to a log jam in the world of lenders. Interest rates have been at their lowest levels, creating a high demand in home purchases as well as re-f...
  Have you ever been in an on-going dispute with a neighbor? Do you think you could ever get so fed up it would prompt you to rent a jackhammer and take matters into your own hands? A property owner in Santa Rosa CA did just that, and in the end it paid off. When I opened the local newspaper and...

Cynthia Larsen

Independent Broker In Sonoma County, CA
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