What Kind of questions do we answer on the Real Estate Hour?
Loan Modifications—how to get one, when to ask for one, why would you want one, when NOT to ask for one, tips and tricks, and techniques to get to the powers that be
Short-Sales: We explain just WHAT a short sale is, why [...]
September 28, 2010!! See below! NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Sonoma County Permit and Resource Management Department has prepared draft changes to the Zoning Code to add regulations for Vacation Rentals located in the unincorporated County (ORD09-0001). Area affected: County-wide, except Coastal Zone; APNs affected: Various; Zoning Districts affected: LEA, DA, RRD, AR, RR, and R1; Supervisorial Districts: [...]
The continuing saga of government interference in everyone’s lives due to the shennanigans of a few trudges on!! Our “ordinance watcher” Kyla Brooke will join us for a brief update of this over reaction to a few bad apples by penalizing ALL of us! Have we been down this road before!? More will be revealed! [...]
For all you folks considering a “Short-Sale” option for your real estate, Allison and I have made finding crucial documentation very EZ by simply going to the following web site by clicking HERE . The information is posted to a unique collaborative web site called www.Box.net. We find it very useful to post documentation which [...]
Pricing Homes in Sonoma County, California seems a bit Whacked! Look at the variations between Median List and Median Sold prices for the 4 major categories! The bigger the variance the more Whacked out the pricing!
¨REO: List: $277,400 Sold:$272,500 2% Variance –They get listed and get sold! Little variation in list to sale price. [...]
“The Pessimist complains about the wind, the optimist expects it to change —- the leader adjusts the sails” John Maxwell…..Well, In case you haven’t noticed, it’s time to adjust the sails.
The way sellers determine potential home value, or buyers shop for Real Estate…and how both shop for a Realtor, has shifted dramatically over the past few years.
With the [...]
Meet Sue Carrell, Property Manager; Sue Carrell will be joining me on Sunday’s show to discuss the rental climate in Sonoma County. For the Real Estate Investor, Is this a good time to be looking at rental properties? For the former distressed home-owner entering the rental market…with damaged credit; find hope in a compasionate and understanding property [...]
Looking North along Carmel Beach towards the fabled links of Pebble Beach. You can clamor up the hillside and stand along one of the greens! I’ve done it! White, sandy beach in which to stroll, watch the dogs chase their tennis balls and play tag with the surf! I’ve been coming to the Monterey [...]
Sonoma County has long been the chosen setting for movies…think Alfred Hitchcocks’s “The Birds, and Shadow of a Doubt” way back in the 40′s,… “American Grafitti”, the list goes on and on.
According to Sonoma County’s Tourism Bureau, there has been an increased interest in Sonoma County for TV. In Kawasaki’s case, “Santa Rosa’s downtown had the right [...]
Interesting article stuck on page A4 of the Monday, Press Democrat, with a headline: “Feds May Have to Let Housing Market Crash”. The author, David Streitfeld, once again jumps to conclusions and assumtions above his pay grade! He states “home buyers” are “fleeing” the marketplace. Sales are down, in our area, 22% from June [...]