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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'm going to make your next web site a Google Success. During the month of December I'm going to walk you through the building of a simple web site to promote you as the right real estate agent for a neighborhood or subdivision you work in. I can't guarantee that you will be Number 1 in Google se...
This hawthorn tree is the birds' best friend. The massive thorns keep four legged predators from climbing the tree so it's a great nesting tree. The open branches are equally adept at holding hummingbirds, finches, and larger birds. In the spring the nectar-drinkers share the flowers with the be...
The saying "stop and smell the flowers" isn't really about flowers. It's shorthand to remind us that life's savory times are all around us. In our haste, we may miss special times without appreciating how wonderful those moments are. Even more sadly, rushing past today, we may not get another cha...
Land conservation matters to many of my buyers in west Sonoma County and Healdsburg. They are looking for the beautiful scenery we are famous for, and many of them want to be farmers. At the same time, they understand that if we remove all the natural cover, we are destroying habitat that is esse...
Not everybody loves dairy products, but butter, cheese, and yogurt are all foods I enjoy. They may not be heart healthy, but taken in moderation, they add interest, nutrition, and wonderful tastes to my diet. One of the fringe benefits of dairy operations in northern California (and elsewhere, of...
I met a great real estate agent from Sebastopol today. His name is David Mark-Raymond and he impressed me and my clients with his property knowledge, his candor, and his gentle approach to the art of real estate. We get to meet new people all the time in this business. I blogged about how thankfu...
Here's a keyword phrase that should be used multiple times in every post you write: Real Estate Along with "real estate" you need to include a location if you are writing about real estate you are trying to sell or buyers you are trying to attract. Otherwise your post will be lost in the 86,000,0...
Thanksgiving is for feasting, family, and friends...and for many, football. There are few curmudgeons who would be bold enough to speak out against giving thanks, so we are allowed to have this one day in which all of us can feel united in spirit whatever our different beliefs. Our family, like m...
Purple princess blue hues. Santa Rosa, CA November 2009 Taken with iPhone3Gs I'm a transplanted Minnesotan who loves gardening more than shoveling snow. I also prefer short sleeves to parkas and swimming to ice-fishing. Come visit Sonoma County in the winter and you'll see what I mean. Our Heald...
I'm working with a young family looking for a small farm property to call their own. Farms in the wine country of northern California are different than a farm in the Central Valley or one in Minnesota. We can't count on beautiful flat acreage perfectly suited to tractors. Our vineyards often win...

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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.