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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 

Usability Testing Throw some spaghetti against the wall and see if it sticks. Fine for cooking, Messy for web site development and improvement. How many of us have added widgets, links, graphics, and other elements to our sites in search of more traffic, more email sign-ups, or more stickiness wi...
11/25/2011
Northern California is blessed with an abundance of turkeys, both wild and domestic. These road crossers look peaceful and orderly enough to be domestic, but they're classic wild turkeys. Ben Franklin much preferred turkeys to bald eagles as the national bird. From a culinary point of view, I ha...
11/23/2011
Correction. The beautiful fall foliage just for you is now waiting on my computer since this internal server error ate my uploaded version...Updated with photo. California may not have four seasons, but our brief interlude between dry summer and wet winter features some flashy bit of deciduous d...
11/20/2011
The phrase "Under all is the land" is the first sentence of the Realtor's Preamble to the Code of Ethics. The land is what keeps me inspired to show country property whenever I can. I find my pleasure in hiking the woods, meadows, and hills of Sonoma County. The plants and animals that live on to...
11/15/2011
Not everyone is privileged to have a veteran in their family. As we pause today to remember all those who have served and sacrificed on our behalf I wanted to take a moment to thank two of the most important men in my life, my dad and son. They are both Navy veterans, my dad from the World War I...
11/11/2011
Real estate professionals talk about selling seasons as if it was the most natural thing in the world for house purchases to follow a pattern. People unfamiliar with the data might assume there would be a 'back to school' frenzy in the summer, but that would be about it.  For all I know each regi...
11/09/2011
Hiking on a beautiful Russian River bench property today with very fun and athletic buyers who like to hike. Climbing between the pond and the crest of a view site we came across the wonderful specimen you see. 
11/05/2011
Jury Duty I picked up the mail a few weeks ago and found a letter announcing a date for my jury duty in Sonoma County. I had served on a jury once before and found it to be a fascinating experience, so it was with a mixture of "hope I get excused" and "it would be fun to do it." feelings that I r...
11/01/2011
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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.