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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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2009 

On Friday HUD issued a press release announcing a change in strategy for the first time home buyer's tax credit. Instead of just being available after the purchase, the $8,000 credit can now be applied towards a down payment or closing costs. This change will assist in the sale of hundreds of tho...
05/31/2009
We get a lot of out of town buyers at our Healdsburg Sotheby's International Realty office. Many come from cold weather states where spring is a short season between too cold and too hot...and bugs. One of my joys as an agent is sharing stories about gardening in this land that Luther Burbank cel...
05/28/2009
Three months ago, I ruled the world. My strong buyers could pick up any Sonoma County property they wanted for good discounts off the list price. I still have great buyers, but finding a property to offer on is tough. Harder still is going up against as many as a dozen other buyers...in two days ...
05/27/2009
I wrote about the red hot REO market in Windsor, California about a month ago. I thought it would be interesting to go back and revisit some of the key ideas to see if the market is just as active. Well, it's great news for the real estate industry in general. For the bargain hunters it's getting...
05/25/2009
The very concept of a sale on the courthouse steps sounds dramatic. I've been hearing about these sales for years but never managed to find the time to attend one of these sales. The first problem I faced was finding the steps. Our Sonoma County administration complex has many building, some with...
05/21/2009
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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.