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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.



We've had enough rain this March to make anyone long for the dry climate of Seattle. Still, the rains extend the "irrigation-free" growing season, recharge the groundwater, and keep everything green in lovely Sonoma County. Still, there are downsides. A soggy front yard that is so wet I couldn't...
We're having some lovely Spring rains. In the early morning on Saturday the rains sounded exceptionally loud as I was getting my last moments of sleep. When I got up it turned out the rain was so loud because it was solid. We don't get much hail, but this was both ample and long-lasting. This ph...
  Walking through fields of fragrant flowers is a wonderful experience. Most vineyards in northern Sonoma county plant mustard or fava beans between the vines. This older vineyard of cabernet sauvignon vines is graced with dense carpets of chamomile blossoms between each row. I was going to write...
RING... I got my first 6:36 AM real estate call this morning. In fairness to the caller, I'm sure he expected a voice mail response rather than a live person. In fairness to my wife, I shouldn't have had my cell phone on the dresser in the bedroom. Leaving it on the charger in the home office wou...
One of my favorite commenters reminded me that I have slacked off on my chart production. He/she is a student of the housing bubble, particularly in Healdsburg. HHB has written lucidly and engagingly about the follies of real estate professionals... including a couple of indirect and perfectly r...
We're listing the Healdsburg Machine Shop as a commercial building, but the wonderful, fully-packed interior is the fun part of the package. This business invented and produced important wine making equipment for decades. The building is filled with great old machine tools, molds, metal fittings...

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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.