Category Archives: Macro Trends and Analysis

1883 Jonive

I was out toward Occidental  and dropped by to take a look. It is priced to get a bidding war. Very good floor plan, great light, good condition throughout and a superior garden. I’d swap out some of the carpet and refinish some floors, that’s it. $850K seems likely and I wouldn’t be surprised to […]

Buying A Flipped Home? Mortgage Stipulations To Be Aware Of

House hunting? If your appetite for a turnkey renovated home is a flipped house, you may end up jumping through more hoops to close escrow. What Is A Flipped Home? A flipped property is a situation where the house is acquired usually by a real estate investment company (also could be an individual) and is re-offered […]

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The Sebastopol Broker’s meeting and tour, 4/2/2014

There were 83 present on a lovely spring day. 6 new escrows were opened, 15 were closed, 20 upcoming listings announced, one price reduction and one home came on the market. There were 6 buyer’s needs mentioned. Of the closed deals roughly 1 in 4 was all cash. Several of the upcoming listings were interesting, […]

A vineyard for lease and a superb horse property not on the MLS

The Vineyard is a bit more than 4 acres, planted to the 777 and Swan clones of Pinot. Google “Bella-Vigna Single Vineyard Pinot” to get an idea of the quality of wines made from these grape. Contact “Ken@Bella-Vigna.com” if interested. The Equestrian Facility is something special. 9.7 acres, a big beautiful house and as nice […]