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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.

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2008 

We've all seen it. The text crowding right up against the picture. It works okay and people can read it, but it's not nearly as elegant as a white buffer space between the image and text would be. There are two simple solutions for this, one that requires advanced planning, and one that you can d...
05/28/2008
Do yourself a favor today. Download one piece of software that will make your photo life simpler. With FastStone's free Photo Resizer, you can convert all your camera images into the right size for the MLS, for ActiveRain, for your brochure company, or for any other use. You can crop, add waterma...
05/27/2008
Petaluma is the southern gateway into Sonoma County from Marin and San Francisco. The proximity to the big city makes Petaluma a great commute center. Thousands of people commute south every morning along Highway 101. Before the advent of commuting, however, Petaluma was (and still is) a real tow...
05/26/2008
REO inspections matter more than most A home is a big expenditure for everyone. In an REO transaction there is enough uncertainty around finance, appraisals, bank communications and other issues to make the escrow period nerve wracking. If you have to add uncetainty about inspections into the mix...
05/21/2008
Exquisite gated 42+ acre estate This historically significant estate is just over an hour's drive to San Francisco and only 15 minutes to Sonoma County Airport with service to Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Seattle This is a rare opportunity to own a priceless landmark property that combines beautifu...
05/20/2008
Healdsburg is a fun place. One week it might be barrel tasting along the Russian River Wine Road. Another time it might be the famous FFA parade. We manage to get through these small town treats and the start of our Farmers' Market with a fair measure of pride and joy in our small town. Coming up...
05/13/2008
Bargain hunting buyers are back in the hunt for homes in Sonoma County. In the last thirty days there have been 226 new residential REO properties added to the market, primarily in Santa Rosa, but with homes in Petalua, condos in Rohnert Park, and even a wine country property near Healdsburg. 68 ...
05/10/2008
Healdsburg has some beautiful old homes. Sunday, May 4, 2008 is the date for the 18th Annual Healdsburg Historic Home Tour. This great event is sponsored by the Healdsburg chapter of the American Association of University Women as a benefit for Healdsburg schools. The weather almost always cooper...
04/30/2008
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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.