Category Archives: Bay Area Living

What is a POS ( Piece of shit), really?

A mispriced property that needs major work. There’s a clearing price for every property, a price that makes sense for a buyer and you only need one buyer. There are properties that have a negative value, but they do have a clearing price…and they are not common. In  my area the properties that have no […]

The Sebastopol Broker’s meeting and tour 5/20/2015

There were 68 present on a lovely spring day. 12 new escrows opened, 10 closed, 2 price reductions, 1 property came back on the market, 14 upcoming listings mentioned and 8 buyer’s needs mentioned.Several had multiple offers, which does not mean that they went into escrow for more than asking. The most interesting upcoming listing […]

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 […]