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By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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Come to Sugarloaf State Park, make some new friends, get some exercise, and help our parks!  Team Sugarloaf is working with the California State Parks Foundation to hold a work party at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park lower Brushy Peaks Trail.  The work party will meet from 9am to 1 pm on Earth Day Ap...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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Rincon Valley gets to enjoy Sonoma County's "Perfect Air Quaility" score published in the State of the Air 2017 national report.  Sonoma County has had no reported days of air quality that exceeded particle pollution federal standards in 4 yearsThe State of the Air is a national report compiled b...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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This gentleman is frequently seen driving around Rincon Valley  in this beautifully modified car. Yes, those are used felt tip markers.  A Rincon Valley classic!  

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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Like the rest of the nation, Rincon Valley is experiencing a lack of real estate inventory. Prices are going up, and mortgage rates are still relatively cheap. Unfortunately, when an attractive home goes on the market, there are 10 other buyers ready to pounce. So what is a buyer to do? I have 3 ...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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Hey Rincon Valley, not into dying Easter eggs and hiding them in you yard, or around your apartment?  Enjoy some of the community egg hunts in and around Rincon Valley: All events are on Saturday April 15th History Museum Egg Hunt 13 and under $7 Free for accompanying adult Must arrive by 1:30 Eg...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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 This was a gift from my mother years ago.  I use it as art and keep it on a bookcase, but it has a real purpose. Any guesses?

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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Looking for somewhere in Rincon Valley to celebrate Easter alone or with your family? Consider these options: New Vintage ChurchOffers services at 9:30 & 11:15Pancake breakfast before each serviceEaster Egg hunt after each service  3300 Sonoma Ave Santa Rosa 707.545.7344 NewVintage.org  St. Mark ...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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This is what my kids think is funny when going to the beach.  They are too old to build sand castles, but road kill, really?? Bodega Fisherman's Festival Bodega Bay, CA

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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Hard to go back to the rain when we've had such beautiful weather the past 2 weeks in Rincon Valley.  Temps in the 80's.  My weather watchers will wait it out till the sun comes out again.  

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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 Silhouette of Lonely oak Hwy 12 @Calistoga Road Rincon Valley More rain coming to Rincon Valley and more snow for the Sierras!  

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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For the last 10 years, I've focused my marketing on Rincon Valley. I became a real estate sales associate in 2003 and worked for a local franchise that was a major player in Sonoma County real estate. I chose residential home sales because I've owned a number of homes, and I have never owned a bu...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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Saturday April 1st, I went on Sonoma County Historical Society's 20 mile historical hike.  Ouch, it was a long day on the feet!  But worth it.  Every year the historical society does a 20+ mile hike somewhere in the north bay. Last year it was through San Francisco, other years it's been on the c...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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 Bud break on Old Vine Zinfandel

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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My son with "Jerry" at Spring Lake Park

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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                                      SOLD! 5082 Firestone Ct  Santa Rosa, CA 3 bedroom 2.5 bath Rincon Valley Price: $459,000 1520 sq ft  Living room/dining rooms: Hunter Douglas ceiling fans Hunter Douglas wood blinds Glass slider leading to deck Recessed lighting Brick fireplace & hearthGlo Ki...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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Villa Los Alamos is a popular and affordable condominium complex in Rincon Valley.  It is a beautiful complex built in the early 1970s.  Villa Los Alamos is located on the banks of Santa Rosa Creek, in the eastern part of Santa Rosa just off Hwy 12, almost at the city limit.   The development was...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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This is Ricky, my new foster beagle.  I have 2 beagles of my own, and I frequently host foster beagles upon request from North Bay Beagle Rescue.  Ricky is a 2 year old beagle/Jack Russel mix.  He likes to be held, chase balls, be held, explore, be held, and go for walks.  He sleeps in a crate, b...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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The Cascades is a condominium development in Rincon Valley. It is located on Mission Boulevard just off Hwy 12. It was built in 1987 and consists of 37 two-story units that range is size from 700 sq ft to 1188 sq ft. The Cascades circle around a central landscaped courtyard. There is only one gat...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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There are no Speakeasy SF spoilers in this post. Saturday night, I took the "Little Lady" out to a Speakeasy in San Francisco. A few months ago we'd heard about this Speakeasy club where you were required to wear period 1920's era clothing, and no modern conveniences like cell phones, cameras, or...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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Sold on Chanate Court Santa Rosa $505,000Built: 19742 bedrooms 2 bathsSingle story 1392 sq ftHardwood pecan floorsCustom maple countersCustom CabinetsRecessed lightingNew dishwasherCustom colorsWood burning fireplaceUpdated guest bathroomMaster suite with private bathIndoor laundry room2 car atta...

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