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 Way back in 1970 or so, I bought my first St. John Knit long silver gown and wore it to a company Christmas party. And I have been buying them ever since. Although expensive, they are timeless and don't fall out of fashion. In fact, when I went to the White House for a function back in the early...
03/09/2017
First, let me say that I am a listing agent as well as a buyers agent depending on who my client is. As such, I try to give my clients as much information as possible when it is a buyer, BEFORE they make an offer. And, if I am the listing agent,  I educate myself on the listing, the property I am...
03/08/2017
 Just had a call from a past client who bought and sold several properties through me during the downturn in the market. He has since also recommended my services to others who then became valued clients.RETURNING CLIENTS MAKE IT EASY FOR US AND ON THEMSELVES.With a new client, you feel each othe...
02/23/2017
Ranking my tech tools as a California and Hawaii real estate broker obviously includes my smart phones and pc computer at the very top. That is a no brainer in this day and age. If I didn't have them, I could not do my business in today's world.SO WHAT TWO 'OPTIONAL' TECHNICAL TOOLS CAN'T I LIVE ...
02/20/2017
The Carmel Art Festival held on May 19-21, 2017 in Carmel-by-the-Sea will once again include exhibits and activities in Devendorf Park adjacent to the closed-off street between Mission and 6th Avenues.Besides the juried plein air event that attracts some of the finest artists of our generation to...
02/19/2017
This last week or so it was all about the rainstorms passing through the Monterey Peninsula. Yes, California has had a drought situation for several years now and Mother Nature is trying to rectify that situation in a short space of time.Scheduling appointments becomes tricky because clients don'...
02/18/2017
The best thing about being a real estate broker in California and Hawaii is: IT'S NOT A JOB.My definition of a job: A "job" is a place you show up at 8 AM and leave at 5 PM. You have 1 hour for lunch and 2 coffee breaks - or whatever you have signed up for. At the end of the week, or every other ...
02/12/2017
What do you do when the weather turns blustery with wind gusts up to 51 mph, surf crashes onto the Pebble Beach golf links, and the  power goes out to about 6,000 customers? And all this at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Golf Tournament which attracts 190,000 spectators and millions of TV viewers?F...
02/07/2017
You immediately think of Carmel-by-the-Sea because because of the Clint Eastwood connection. But clients are "making my day" all over Monterey County even though my office is located in the middle of downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea.ALONG THE BEAUTIFUL PACIFIC OCEAN SHORELINEIt doesn't matter if you ar...
02/02/2017
There will be so many "Open Houses" all over the Monterey Peninsula during the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. However, you want my opinion?THIS IS NOT AN EFFICIENT WAY TO LOOK FOR A HOME TO BUYChances are, you are here on the Monterey Peninsula for a short period of time, and much of that will be take...
02/01/2017
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