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I am so glad where my path in life has brought me. It is funny when you get so involved in your day to day life that I know for me I forget that I actually have a plan and that I am working my plan on a daily basis. I made my plan to become a Realtor over twelve years ago. The plan was to get my ...
Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home A great way to make the home-buying process flow smoothly is to educate yourself and learn from mistakes others have made - this can make the difference between buying the home of your dreams and buying a "lemon." Not getting pre-qualified or pre-approvedIf ...
Are You Ready to Buy? Now it is time for you to look deep into your heart (and bank account) and decide if you are ready to buy a home. Finding your motivation and specifying your wants and needs is a good beginning, but there are other things to consider before taking the leap into home ownershi...
I have felt since the first day that I walked into my first MLS meeting that I was a member of a team that was dedicated to helping people. I feel that more than ever right now. I am just completing a transaction in a short period of time and it would not have been possible alone. I had great sel...
From the title and the use of text messageing terms I must be. I am always wrestling with the two sides of my mind when it comes to helping my clients. I have an incredible background in customer service that comes from my fiteen year background as a Chef and hospitality manager. I was on a team ...
I will warn you that this has nothing to do with real estate but it is a great Sunday afternoon story and a story I used to tell children that I was teaching. A story that I hope will stick with you for life.A boy was walking down the beach one afternoon all of a sudden a starfish flew out of the...
I have looked at my calendar today and see that it is the anniversary of the pony express. How did we get here. Yesterday I was working with clients in Spain and last night I was suggesting to prospective clients that we market their properties to clients in Great Britain. At this point in my mar...
I am living in the heart of Wine Country and I am a lifelong resident of Healdsburg. Because of that I have a lot of local knowledge to share. Although my job is to help people buy and sell their homes I also feel that I need to use my website to provide tourists information while they are visiti...
We are seeing a lot more activity in our Healdsburg market and with that buyers are having a tough time with the homes that are in the short sale market. Some are now being bid up past the list price while others are not even hearing from the sellers lenders. The hardest part of this is the lende...