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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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2011 

The Sonoma County Fair is always fun. You see the most diverse group of people gathered together to have fun, eat, watch some horses race around the track, admire each other's baking and craft skills, see the local livestock polished up by shiny-faced kids. Life at its finest.  The Hall of Flowe...
07/31/2011
It's barn time for me with a couple of recent posts on my sonoma.net site about Sonoma Barns. This photo from a barn in the Shiloh area always appealed to me for the mix of rustic wood, the neon flag, and the age old hawking of eggs. 
07/24/2011
I chose real estate because it lets me indulge all the things I enjoy most about being alive.  I get to work with people. I grew up in a big enough family that there was always something going on to engage our curiousity. I like a lot of time to myself, but I enjoy the company of new acquaintance...
07/19/2011
Every industry has a version of snake oil for sale. In the fifties asbestos siding covered millions of square feet of beautiful wood siding and trim. Today, many manufacturers are promoting the virtues of insulating paint. The promoters mix and match numbers for R-values and reflectance and prett...
07/13/2011
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Blogging Evangelism I have been recruited to talk to my fellow agents about the virtues of blogging. It's not like they haven't heard the term before, but they have managed to ignore casual efforts to get them started. This is a chance to talk about the process and the effectiveness of real estat...
07/08/2011
Residents of coastal California areas moist enough for redwoods are very familiar with this critter. UC Santa Cruz has adopted it as the school mascot. It's no match for the gators, lions, and tigers of other schools, but fierceness matters less than humor to UCSC students. I'm proud to present ...
07/03/2011
Home buyers and sellers can take comfort in the latest residential sales statistics in Sonoma County. April and May were both lower volume than March and many feared a significant slow down in sales volume. The preliminary June numbers are in and they're the highest daily sales volume of the year...
07/01/2011
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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.