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Real Estate Agent - Healdsburg Sotheby's International Realty
Sonoma County real estate agent. Healdsburg Sotheby's associate with interests in architecture, green building, classic fixers, and country property. Alexander Valley, Dry Creek Valley, Russian River Valley Vineyard specialist with wine country estates as a particular specialty. Dave can also help find the perfect weekend getaway or river front cottage.



I wrote this post as an answer to a question, but thought it might be useful to post it at the top blog level so people could find it more easily. I wanted to give instructions that had enough information to make it useful to everyone.  Please let me know if any parts of this are confusing and I'...
Jeff Turner posted about the great online graphics program picnik a couple months ago, but I wanted to mention it again. I work with lots of graphics programs including Photoshop, ImageReady, and Fireworks. I like them all for their own purposes, but Picnik has added a great new feature that make...
Real estate professionals have some great tools for understanding property and location that didn't exist just a few years ago. Almost everyone has used some form of simple map program like Google Maps or Yahoo Maps to find driving directions. Those sites may have steered you down the wrong stree...
Nothing beats a parade. Roger Peters took these pictures of Healdsburg California's 150th Birthday parade on August 18, 2007. This parade of horse drawn vehicles was a splendid small town exhibit of our farming and agricultural history.  Meanwhile, at the Healdsburg plaza, our Healdsburg Sotheby'...
For anyone who's curious, I also blog about Sonoma County on my own blog site at Sonoma.net, a site I have been running for the past 12 years. I have lots of information on the general site and try to keep the blog updated daily. Please check it out. Technorati Profile
For better or worse, most of us live in ordinary neighborhoods. The homes are comparable, the landscaping is more or less consistent, and even the vehicles in the driveways resemble each other. What you won't usually find is a charming neighborhood of classic bungalows dotted with larger than lif...
Fixers are my favorites. I know it's a strange choice; sort of like preferring liver and onions to lobster. Maybe it's the same instinct that makes kids want to adopt stray pets or adults to want to care for crying children. Whatever the cause, I am a dedicated seeker of distressed dwelling. When...
I've got to have one of the most beautiful commutes in the world. I live in Guerneville along the lower stretch of the Russian River. I'm on a hill in the redwoods and jokingly refer to my house as a treehouse since our decks and windows look out into branches forty feet off the ground. I get my ...

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Real estate and green building information for Sonoma County California with an emphasis on Healdsburg, Sebastopol, Forestville, Guerneville, Graton, and the Russian River Valley, Dry Creek Valley. and Alexander Valley.I write a lot about REO property, fixers, luxury estate homes, and vineyard property. I love to analyze sales trends.