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“Where’s the Beef?” Sales are flat, Inventory Short.

“Where’s the Beef?” Sales are flat, Inventory Short. By Mike Kelly

Real Estate Agent with The Kelly Norman Team-Keller Williams Realty BRE#: 0645724

Share: July 11, 2015 11:23 AM

  Sonoma County selling and buying season here in the lovely “Wine Country” just an hour north of the “Gate” is flat with sales […]

Buying a Home just got a little bit easier. Our Real Estate Search App is now even EASIER to Install…

How great would it be to drive through ANY neighborhood and be able to see all the information of every property for sale? With the Keller Williams Realty App, you can do that and so much more. and it just got much easier to use! […]

Buying Country Property or “What did I just step in?”

Here in Sonoma County,Calfornia, “The Wine Country” folks are snapping up “Country” properties. Country could be defined as 2+ acres of land (0.8084 Hectares), using an “on-site” waste disposal system or “Septic Tank” and drawing water from an “on-site” well. Here’s the first part of my 4 part series which appeared in our local newspaper, […]

Purchasing Country or Rural Property in Sonoma County, Calif Part II

In Part I of “Buying Country or “Rural” property I explored the differences of a “Town” versus a “Country” property.  The major difference between Town and Country? Onsite “waste disposal systems” and “water supply” residing on the same property as your home. Many consumers will back off buying a rural property simply for this reason.  […]

Buying “Country” or “Rural” property in Sonoma County, California!

I’ve just complete the third part of my trilogy on “How to Buy and Sell Rural or “Country” property in the Press Democrat. I was limited to 1,000 words for each “Column” and could have used many more great stories. But I’ll let this three part series speak to the complexities of either buying or selling […]

At the end of it’s first year, the Sonoma County Vacation Rental Ordinance has us wondering “what’s this ordinance REALLY all about?”

Russian River Area Realtor and Vacation Rental Ordinance expert, Kyla Brook — and long time Sonoma County Permit Consultant extraordinaire, Tom Havstad return, Sunday 2/12/2012, to fill us in on some strange goings on at the Permit Resources Management Department (PRMD)….hmmm, imagine that.

Do you own a vacation rental in Sonoma County? Have you complied […]

This week’s show; Attorney Daniela M Pavone on Land Use, Landlord/Tenant, Environmental and Contract Law, Sunday 11/20 1350AM KSRO 9-10AM

You’re a landlord with tenant issues…. a tenant in a home facing foreclosure, wondering what your rights are? You have a real estate contract you just don’t understand… Private loan….TIC (tenant in common) terms to be drafted You’re a property owner with a lot line dispute, a neighbor’s tree hanging precariously over your yard…a […]

This week on the Show–Ross Liscum-Sonoma County Fair President and Mike Trienen–Septic System Consultant. Hmmmm? Any connection here?

We are pleased to have Ross Liscum (above), 2011 President of the Sonoma County Fair on the show this morning. Joining Ross and presenting us with a “show transition” challenge is  Mike Trienen, Septic System-On-Site Waste specialist.  Since the 75th Sonoma County Fair kicks off this week we felt having Ross on the show would give our […]

Illegal Buildings on your property? How to make them legal–winding through the County MAZE.

Sonoma County, California homeowners or home buyers–Own or buying country property? Have those barns, sheds, out buildings, extra “units” which you THINK might not be kosher or legit? Then tune in this week as we present Tom Havstad, Permit Consulting Services. This is THE guy who can get you through the maze which is our […]

10 Question YOU or your Realtor need to ASK the Short-Sale Listing Agent!!

This is where YOU the buyer and/or Selling Agent need to INTERVIEW the Short-Sale Listing Agent BEFORE writing on their property! If they can’t answer these then you’ve got an uphill battle to get your offer BANK approved. 

1. Is the Listing Still available? I know this sounds a bit DUH? But […]