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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.



The Solar Decathlon held on the National Mall pitted twenty teams against each other in ten separate competitions. These university teams spent two years in preparation for the contest which lasted for a week. Lines were long all week showing a great public interest in green building.The winning ...
I wrote about a lovely 1893 fixer in Healdsburg a few days ago. There's no question in my mind that a solid restoration is the best choice for that house and the neighborhood. It's a classy three unit building on a large lot on a street with lots of homes from the same era. There are plenty of pe...
I've always liked the construction era before 1900. The country was rich with high quality lumber and many skilled builders. Combine that with automation and the wood working factories that had figured out how to create a wide variety of reasonably priced ornamentation. The result was an explosio...
I have finished the first simple HTML page that we've spent the last five posts developing. I have updated all the references to Anywhere Subdivision to Wikiup Greens, the name of the 55+ neighborhood subdivision I will be covering as part of my farm territory. Over the next few days I will devel...
The last post was all about the head of the page and meta tags. Check out this page to see what the HTML from yesterday and today looks like in real life. I have intentionally designed a page that is simple and bland. You can add color, images, and your own content to make this personal for your ...
Lots of people commenting on the last post in this Blog 101 series wanted to know about meta tags. In order to talk about web pages and meta tags, it's necessary to understand a small amount of HTML and the structure of a web page. Don't worry! I know how scary programming or code-looking stuff c...
In the last post I mentioned getting started with a domain name for a subdivision, so I took my own advice. Five minutes ago I registered WikiupGreens.com. For Google search purposes, the small neighborhood names I discussed in the last post work very well. In this case, the official name of the ...
Face it, you're not going to get chicago.com or dallas.com. The obvious domain names are already taken. Fortunately, there are still plenty of great names for you to grab. I'm going to go over two options for you to establish an online identity. One will help your personal brand and the other wil...
I've had a few people ask me about hosting their own web sites and blogs. Like everything else in life, this can be as simple or complicated as you want it to be. We have all seen "stock" sites offered by hosting companies. If you search on google for "real estate web site builder" you'll see bot...
Guerneville, California in west Sonoma County is one of the most beautiful locations on the planet. We have redwood forests covering our hills and valleys, vineyards and orchards on the plantable sites, and tourists that flock here in the summer for the beautiful weather and recreation. We're abo...

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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.