Category Archives: Visit WineCountry

Location, Location, Location…

Number one rule in Real Estate: location, location, location. Recently I have been working with buyers relocating to Sonoma County. It’s fun, I get to ‘brag’ about Sonoma County, the ‘bragging’ is easy, Sonoma County is a great place to … Continue reading

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$ 8,000 Tax Credit, did you take advantage of it?

Who doesn’t want to take advantage of Tax Credits? Remember the Federal Tax Credit programs offering $7,500 and later $8,000 to first time home buyers? A lot of Home Buyers did take advantage of it. There are some hick-ups with … Continue reading

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Title Insurance: a Scam?

When you buy a home and use a mortgage you pay for at least 3 insurance policies: Home Owners Insurance, Home Owners Title Insurance and Lenders Title Insurance. For an average home in Sonoma County, Title Insurance is around $1,800 … Continue reading

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Sonoma County from a Dutch perspective…

This week I had the honor to meet with Anthony Ebright, a lender who works for Wells Fargo. Anthony is not only specialized in FHA/VA loan products but is also a fervent blogger and integrator of social media. After brainstorming … Continue reading

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Short Sales and every changing guidelines

This week there were 2 interesting updates: BofA is going to announce a major change in the way they work with agents. They are changing their systems to approve short sales within 2 weeks of an offer. Currently I am … Continue reading

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