This Weeks Show; Tons of useful information…all rolled into one very entertaining hour; Make your property appealing without a PRICE REDUCTION, Tales from the Trenches…and More. 9-10am Sunday 8/01, 1350am,

As usual, tons of useful information…all rolled into one very entertaining hour.  This week; Making your property appealing without a PRICE REDUCTION by offering closing costs, buying down a mortgage, getting creative. Why this makes sense…Mike will break it down to the numbers~ The long and short of the Buyer/Agent relationship ~ Plus, Mike and Alli’s “Tales from the Trenches”; The Bank’s Asset Managers are digging in their heels on those REO prices…showing signs of multiple personalities, leaving one to ponder…”what the heck are they thinking??”  All this and MORE…Tune us in @ 1350am or

THis Week’s Show; As We Head into California’s 2010 Wildfire Season, Learn How to Keep Your Home Safe.

Smokey3This week CAL FIRE’s, Fire Prevention Chief – George Morris III  will be calling in to discuss “Defensible Space”  and how to keep your home safe in the event of a wildfire, as well as other tips for home owners.  

You can find some great information on the California Department of Forestry Website;






Forclosure Avoidance Workshop Scheduled for Sat 7/24

As mentioned in today’s Press Democrat…and on The Real Estate Hour;
A free workshop on foreclosure prevention that includes information and counseling on mortgage modification will be held Saturday 7/24/2010 at the Santa Rosa headquarters of Redwood Credit Union.
The session, which runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 3033 Cleveland Ave., Suite 100, is sponsored by the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco and the NID Housing Counseling Agency. To register, call (866) 920-3111 or go to
Homeowners seeking counseling are asked to bring the following;

Before Starting Your Next Home Improvement Project….Think “ReStore”

ReStore has moved into their new diggs off of Piner at Industrial.  If you liked their tiny home off of Cleveland, you’ll be thrilled at all the space they now have. If you’ve never been, you really should stop in and peruse their goodies before heading off to the home improvent stores.  Wondering what to do with all those project extras?…. This is the place !

What is ReStore?

ReStore is a home improvement outlet store that sells donated, new, used, and surplus goods to the public at a greatly reduced prices. Every penny of profit is used to support Habitat for Humanity of Sonoma County.

ReStore also accepts donations of most “Home Improvement” type items. Call for a list of items they cannot accept.

What is Habitat?

Habitat for Humanity of Sonoma County is dedicated to improving lives by building modest, affordable homes in Sonoma County. Volunteers from the community and the families who will live in these affordable houses build them together. Our vision is for every person in Sonoma County to have a simple, decent place to live.

Learn more about Habitat for Humanity at their main website:

Breaking News>>>Last Minute Extension for Tax Credit passed!!

From the National Association of Realtors, Friday, July 1, 2010; “I am happy to report that Congress has passed a bill extending the Homebuyer Tax Credit closing deadline to September 30, 2010The extension applies only to transactions that had ratified contracts in place as of April 30, 2010, and have not yet closed.  There will be no gap between June 30 and the date the President signs the bill into law.”