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Investment Property discussion today–How to calculate Return on Investment

 The “Cap rate” is often quoted as a determining factor in pricing investment properties. I’ve found a great resource on-line which you can go to time and time again to get your investment questions answered when it comes to Real Estate. Just CLICK HERE to go to their page. The web site is called, “CRE […]

Pete Phillippe Joins us on The Real Estate Hour Today to Talk About Investment properties, and Investment Financing

The Real Estate Hour is glad to have veteran guest Pete Phillippe on the show today as we dig a little deeper into Multiple Unit  financing. We’ll be discussing how investors qualify for loans, and how the PROPERTY must also qualify. You’ll hear more about CAP rates, Gross Unit Multipliers, and more.




A “Honey” of a tale–Ancient tale of the Virgin “White-Bees’!!

The following ancient tale of  the magical effects of bees I pass along courtesy of : “The Guide to Beekeeping for Adults and Kids”

Here’s the link to the site. It’s full of interesting links and information on my favorite subject (besides Real Estate)–BEES!

The tales usually involve a lovely woman–but don’t […]

Your PROPERTY IS WANTED!! Recap of Santa Rosa Realtors Networking Meeting

Here in Sonoma County, California–Realtors every Tuesday in Santa Rosa gather to “pitch” their Haves (Properties for Sale) and Wants (Needs of their property Buyers) to their fellow Realtors/Agents with the hopes of finding a property NOT yet on the market or a special property for a BUYER who has seen EVERYTHING! As the long-time […]

The “Real Estate Hour” team at Quarry Hill Botanicals “Earth-Day” Event-As bee keepers

Sonoma County Bee Keeper’s Association celebrates “Earth-Day” with two booths in Sonoma County. Here Mike and Allison are at the “Quarry Hill Botanical Garden” celebration on Saturday. Sunday, “Earth-Day” our Association also was participating at the big “main-even” downtown Santa Rosa! Saturday was really HOT! This photo, shot at the end of the day, captures […]

Today’s Show! April 15th–Next big BOOM? Save our Trees, Appraisal Issues-Guest Otto Kobler

Next Meeting: Thursday April 19, 7:00 PM, Location Change: Bennett Valley Grange Hall, 4145 Grange Road, Santa Rosa (map)

This is the outcome of the PG&E meeting with the  “SOS” folks outcome of their meeting with PG&E regarding cutting of trees in their power-line easement: This Update from Sonoma Mountain homeowner Tom Hauck:

April 15th, 2012 | Category: Sonoma County Issues!, This Weeks Show | Leave a comment

Foreclosure Process for California, Sonoma County distressed property owners–KNOW THE RULES!

Foreclosure process in California with Milestones

Sonoma County, California, Alli and I have heartbreaking stories with many home owners in “property distress” who DO NOT know the rules or “milestones” associated with the foreclosure process.

First and foremost is ALWAYS open your mail. I know this is daunting when bills are piling up but […]

Next BIG foreclosure market? How about Marvelous Marin?

Here in Sonoma County, California, 50% of all sales are distressed but look what awaits the affluent and upscale Marin County to the south! Some feel the many Pre-foreclosures or those with a big green “P” are the result of strategic walkaways. These are folks who have stellar credit, hardworking but cannot get their lenders […]

No this is NOT an April Fools joke…$60,000 Price Reduction on Sebastopol 4 bedroom NOW $399,900. Open Today 4/01 from 1-4pm

Rare 4 bedroom home and newer construction, built in 2001, plus soaring cathedral ceilings, hardwood flooring, Fresh interior paint. Family room w/ fireplace off Kitchen. Rockin’ chair front porch and cul-de-sac setting make this a rarity in Sebastopol’s tight inventory marketplace. Laundry room UPSTAIRS where the clothes come from, Master with full bathroom, big closet. […]