Category Archives: Bay Area Living

I don’t see “Keep Sebastopol weird” bumperstickers…

I drive a lot and See “Keep Forestville”, “Keep Cotati”, “Keep Guerneville Weird” bumperstickers. I don’t see Sebastopol…we have the usual fine restaurants and bakeries, yoga studios, coffee shops, Qigong studios, buddhist temples and suchlike you find in many bay area towns…but we also have a tantric temple and a local farm where you can […]

The Sebastopol Broker’s meeting and tour 1/14/2015

Attendance continued to be light with 47 present. 6 new escrows were opened, 6 closed, 1 price reduction, 16 upcoming listings mentioned ( Prices in line with last fall, so far) and 16 buyer’s needs brought up. Of the upcoming listings 4774 Hessel Rd caught my eye, it is 15 acres between Hessel and Ness […]

Nightmare deals.

Sometimes they just happen that way and sometimes you can look at a listing and it’s very clear that it’s going to be a nightmare. In the latter event it is best just to pass on the deal. If I have a buyer who is interested I’ll simply tell them I am not comfortable with […]