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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 

Yesterday, June 15, 2009, was the start of a new program in California called the California Foreclosure Prevention Act. The main goal of this legislation was to encourage mortgage loan servicers to be more aggressive with their loan modification efforts to try to keep people in their homes. Ther...
06/16/2009
Most of my plant posts are on my sonoma blog site, but the buckeye is interesting and prevalent enough that I wanted to share this with the AR audience. Ohio is the Buckeye state, of course, but buckeyes occur over much of North America. In California we have Aesculus californica, the only native...
06/07/2009
I've had reports on my reo.sonoma.net blog that many first time buyers just can't get in the door. They are prequalified with good emplyment and credit history, but they are running into a brick wall when they offer on homes. "...we have been looking to buy are first house for under 205k - we hav...
06/06/2009
I Want My REO- Updated I wrote in April (I Want My REO)about the shortage of REO properties for sale in Sonoma County, CA. Many other writers in different parts of the country have noticed the same thing where they work. I just compiled the stats for May and the situation is even worse now that i...
06/03/2009
May the "Find the Right Buyer Force" be with me. I'm hoping that I can make a happy merger between two common sayings. On one hand we have the real estate truism, "Location, Location, Location." If you have been in this business for any length of time, you know it's true. On the other hand we hav...
06/03/2009
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Putting people to work, saving energy, and upgrading our building stock are all great ideas. If we can get there by stretching a dollar 14 times those great ideas start to make too much sense to ignore. The principle is to leverage the federal stimulus money that cities and states are getting by ...
06/01/2009
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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.